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Dr. Sonia Singh Clinical and Counselling Psychologist

Dr. Sonia Singh, C. Psych.

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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. Singh is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Canadian Psychological Association, the Ontario Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

Dr. Singh holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Ottawa. She holds a Master of Arts degree and Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she specialized in and received two fellowships for the study of Multicultural and Community Psychology in Illinois. She completed her clinical internship at McGill University Health Centre in Quebec, where her training involved inpatient, day hospital, and outpatient services at Montreal General Hospital and in the Mood Disorders Clinic at Royal Victoria Hospital.

Dr. Singh also conducts program development and has over the years developed and implemented a number of programs for agencies, school boards, and clinics, including psychometric assessment services, group treatment programs, and professional training for mental health professionals and teachers in the areas of trauma, child abuse, parenting, and cultural competency. In her spare time, Dr. Singh enjoys learning about and helping out the communities she serves. In 2011 she received a Government of Ontario Volunteer Service Award for 10 years of outstanding community leadership, from the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Canada.

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Problems Treated in Our Practice

  • mood disorders (depression, bipolar)
  • anxiety disorders (panic, stress, social phobia, PTSD, phobia, OCD, racing mind,  etc)
  • marriage/couple counselling
  • workplace stress
  • relationship difficulties
  • self-esteem
  • intimacy issues
  • emotional regulation
  • adolescent psychology
  • infertility
  • eating disorders
  • cancer treatment challenges
  • stress management
  • co-morbid disorders
  • addiction, substance abuse
  • physical or sexual abuse
  • parenting challenges
  • trauma work
  • grief and loss (including Complex Bereavement)
  • psychoeducational and learning assessments
  • child behavioural difficulties
  • and more.

We help you resolve your problems and achieve your goals.

Dr. Linda Johnston. 203-720 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON. L7R 4E2 - Phone: 905-632-4414