Our Team

Sulakshana Sritharan

Shana Sritharan provides therapy in the Clinical and Counseling areas. She has eleven years of experience providing consultation, assessment and treatment to individuals aged 16 and above as well as couples.

Shana obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from McGill University, Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from City University and her PhD from Regent’s University of London. She specialized in trauma, bereavement and loss. As a chartered clinical and counselling psychologist in England, she has worked in correctional facilities, schools, and various health care settings that included hospices, palliative care units in hospitals and private practice. Her clinical experience, both in England for six years and here in our practice for five years, includes working with individuals presenting with a wide range of mental health, emotional and behavioural issues that include anxiety, work related stress, eating disorders, substance abuse, depression, relationship issues, bereavement, trauma and loss.

Shana uses an integrative approach to therapy that draws on several evidence-based psychological interventions. As a chartered clinical and counselling psychologist in England, she has been trained and experienced in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Interpersonal Therapy. Here in Ontario, she has added Emotion Focused Therapy to her repertoire.


  • 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.

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