Amarjith Balakrishnan

Professional Support: Mental Health Counsellor
Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam, Tamil

Hi I am Amarjith!
I am a committed Mental Health Professional, trained in Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Yoga and Meditation. I have Worked in different settings such as mental rehab centers, schools, commercial/public/Government organizations and private practices, providing individual therapy (depression, anxiety, PTSD, Trauma, HIV, suicidal thoughts, LGBTQ community),stress management group therapy and psychoeducation. The modalities that I use include CBT,DBT, MBCT, mindfulness, person centered therapy etc.

I have always had a passion to work with and provide support for marginalized and diverse populations like Immigrants and Refugees, Men who have experienced domestic violence and abuse, Culturally and socio-economically diverse groups, people with Mental Health and Substance Use issues, LGBTQI2S+ community members, etc. Throughout my profession, I have been working through a holistic therapeutic and healing approach in which the best aspects of Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga are blended to provide best results to my clients.

I have tried to equip myself with additional training in these areas from institutions and organizations like CAMH, CHMA, Adler, UofT, CTRI, OCASI and some of the best Yoga and Meditation schools in India.

Issues and populations I work with:

· Anxiety, Depression, Panic
· Social phobia, OCD, ADHD, Body Image
· Addictions
· Trauma, PTSD
· Sleep Issues, Insomnia
· Wellness, Lifestyle, Yoga, Mindfulness

· Immigrants & Refugees- Trauma, Multicultural, adjustment, diversity issues
· Men & Family – Male exp. separation, male victims of Domestic Violence & abuse · LGBTQ community
· Adolescents, Adults, International students

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