I have been working as a psychotherapist in my homeland Russia since 2009. After immigrating to Canada in 2017, I’ve completed a bridging program with the Gestalt Institute of Toronto and became a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying).
My background includes long-term training in Gestalt-therapy and Somatic psychotherapy Hakomi, extensive training and supervision in Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) and specific trauma treatment training.
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) | 2020 - present
Life in Balance Therapy Clinic (Toronto)
Therapist in Training | 2018 - present
Student Clinic of the Gestalt Institute of Toronto
Private practice in Russia | 2017 - present (online)
In person and online since Dec 2017
Psychotherapist and Trainer in Russia | 2009 - 2016
Moscow Institute of Gestalt and Psychodrama
College of Registered Psychotherapists
Registered psychotherapist (Qualifying) #009192
Canadian Association of Psychodynamic Therapists
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
Areas of Practice
I am an experienced psychotherapist working with people with depression, anxiety, psychological trauma, PTSD, Complex PTSD, grief and loss, and other emotional and situational difficulties. As an immigrant, I have personal experience and understanding of deep psychological challenges for people who change their homes and lose social support, status and sense of Self.
Certified Therapist in Unified Protocol for Emotional Disorders.
Trainer in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy peer-reviewed by Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Certified Gestalt therapist.