Dr. Linda Johnston is a Clinical Psychologist, registered to practice in Ontario with the College of Psychologists, with twenty-three years experience providing psychotherapy and counseling to individuals, couples, and people in relationship as well as teaching and training psychologists on the supervised practice register. She provides services primarily in her Burlington office but also one day a week in her Hamilton office. Feedback from former clients indicates that Dr. Johnston is seen to be warm and compassionate, intensely caring, and very skilled at helping the client create the changes that significantly improve their lives. She is committed to using research-based proven methods to provide psychotherapy and counseling and actively keeps herself up-to-date with information and methodologies.
Dr. Johnston has worked in private practice for twenty-three years treating young adults and adults (16 years and up), couples, and relationships with clients from 16 to their mid-eighties. She believes intensely in change at any stage of life. She has extensive experience, both utilizing and teaching, a number of modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), psychodynamic psychotherapy, systemic psychotherapy, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT), and Mowrer’s Integrity Therapy. She is currently actively working on new modalities for the treatment of various forms of anxiety, is using and further developing a particular new model for depression, and is fine-tuning and integrating the details of an intimacy model in her work with couples. Due to her background in her first career, she also has a particular interest and involvement in work-related challenges and difficulties.
Dr. Sonia Singh is a Registered Clinical and Counselling Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and has over 10 years of experience providing consultation, assessment, and treatment to children, adolescents, adults, and families. Having worked in a variety of hospital, community, and private healthcare settings in Canada and the United States, Dr. Singh has a broad range of experience and her services help people across the lifespan with a wide range of difficulties. Essential to Dr. Singh’s clinical practice is her ability to collaborate with her clients to help them design and live powerful lives. Her work is enhanced by an extensive background in cultural diversity that equips her to be sensitive to individual differences and offer a customized approach to client care.
Dr. Singh believes that no single clinical theory or approach is comprehensive enough to account for the complexities of human behaviour. She uses an integrative approach that draws from evidence-based psychological interventions in order to assess and treat a range of problems across the lifespan. She has extensive training and experience using a number of evidence-based approaches to therapy, including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural (CBT), interpersonal (IPT), and family systems. Dr. Singh has worked extensively in the areas of mood and anxiety disorders, family and relationship difficulties, career related stress, cultural competency promotion, immigrant/refugee acculturation, psychological trauma, and child abuse.
Dr. Shana Sritharan is a Registered Clinical and Counselling Psychologist in supervised practice with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She has over six years of experience providing consultation, assessment and treatment to individuals aged 16 and above and couples.
Dr. Sritharan obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from McGill University, Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from City University and her PhD from Regent’s University of London. She specialized in trauma, bereavement and loss. Dr. Sritharan worked in correctional facilities, schools, and various health care settings that included hospices, palliative care units in hospitals and private practice. Dr. Sritharan’s clinical experience includes working with individuals presenting with a wide range of mental health, emotional and behavioural issues that include anxiety, work related stress, eating disorder, substance abuse, depression, relationship issues, bereavement, trauma and loss.
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Dr. Linda Johnston. 203-720 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON. L7R 4E2 - Phone: 905-632-4414