Lisa Shouldice MA, RP, CCP

Lisa Shouldice MA, RP, CCP

Professions: Clinical Social Work, Counseling Psychology, ,
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Registered Psychotherapist
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 23452
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Office 1
717 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON
Toronto, Ontario M6G1L5 - Canada
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Office 2
20 Bay Street
Toronto ON
Toronto, Ontario M5J2N8 - Canada
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I am a Registered Psychotherapist. I offer individual, couple and family counselling. I use emotion and solution-focused techniques in session. We will talk about and explore feelings, helping you completely process emotions, to better guide you in relationships and decision-making. I will also help you learn healthy relationship skills and other issues you may be struggling with ex: boundaries, assertiveness. We will explore what your personal triggers are and how they impact your life, enabling you to move forward. These concerns will be explored together in a safe, open dialogue in which you feel cared for.

I work with people who have experienced trauma and related PTSD symptoms. Some have been diagnosed with personality disorders and other mental health issues such Anxiety/Depression. I work within the LGBTQ community supporting gay, lesbian and transgender people.

I can incorporate spirituality into your healing journey. I have worked with Aboriginal people and offer culturally aware/appropriate care. I use Sandtray, a gentle technique to process deep feelings/experiences. I am a caring and honest person that loves my job, and feel honoured to hold and create space for you.

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Email or Call Lisa Shouldice MA, RP, CCP at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 23452

More Info About My Practice

I am able to offer third party billing for insurance plans as a part of my practice is supervised by a Psychologist. I am an NIHB approved therapist, so if you are an Aboriginal person with a status card, you may be eligible for government funding to cover your therapy sessions. I offer an initial 30-40 minute consultation that is free. An individual psychotherapy is $100-150. Please check out my website.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Specializations:

-Trauma and related concerns from a past history of sexual, physical and emotional/psychological abuse

-Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Two-Spirit LGBTQ Counselling

-Lesbian Gay LGBTQ Couple/Marriage and Family Counselling

-Multi-cultural Counselling, specifically Aboriginal and Middle Eastern cultures

-Sandtray/Play Therapy


I also offer:

-Heterosexual Therapy, Couple and Family Counselling

-Depression/Anxiety

-Personality Disorders and related mental health struggles

-Life transitions

-Lesbian Gay LGBTQ Sexual Identity, Orientation & Gender Identity challenges

-Grief/Bereavement

My Therapy Focus

I trained with Lalita Salins MA, LMFT to use Sandtray/World Play in my work. It is a wonderful technique that taps into your unconscious to access deep emotions and experiences that can then be healed in a gentle way. It can be used in a single session or every session until you have reached your goals. It is great if the past has stayed with you or if you feel 'stuck.' It is also a way to connect with the elements and heal without talk as the central modality. I also use art activities to access feelings for further processing. Ask me about this when you make an appointment.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Narcissism
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Physical Abuse
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Sand Tray / Sand Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Systems Theory /Therapy

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