Shagun Sharma,Registered Psychotherapist

Shagun Sharma,Registered Psychotherapist

Telehealth Available
Professions: Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a registered professional.
Primary Credential: Registered Psychotherapists (CRPO) - 009575
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: $160 - Individual Therapy (HST Inclusive)
$200 - Family Therapy and Couple's Counselling (HST Inclusive)
Free Initial Phone Consultation
Evening Availability


Sesssions are Secure Video or Phone, Ontario L4C3B2

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My Approach to Helping

As a dedicated and compassionate Registered Psychotherapist, I believe that mental health must recognize the uniqueness of an individual. This is influenced by my own unique experience as a first-generation Indo-Canadian. Within the psychotherapeutic environment, my key values include respecting and empowering clients, while creating a safe, collaborative approach. You are the storyteller of your life, and my role is to further support you while you write, edit, and enhance the pages.
My clients have shared that I provide a genuine and non-judgmental presence and therapeutic atmosphere while they explore their thoughts and emotions, gain insight into their behaviours, and develop effective steps to enhance their well-being. You can also expect a therapeutic setting that is professional, yet relaxed, and catered to the kind of structure which will help you thrive in sessions.
My professional experience includes working with a wide range of therapeutic issues, such as depression, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, grief, self-esteem, cultural-specific issues, LGBTQIA+ specific issues, life transitions, interpersonal issues, and more. My overall approach is integrative and varies depending on what would be the most beneficial for the client.
Thank you for beginning your journey towards healing and self-care, it is not an easy start and I hope you see how strong you are. If you are looking for a compassionate and experienced therapist to guide you through life's challenges, I invite you to reach out! I look forward to the opportunity of working together, as well as support you on your path to personal growth and well-being.

More Info About My Practice

Sessions are currently through secure video call (through OWL Practice) or telephone.

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

My professional experience includes working with a wide range of therapeutic issues, including:

Trauma and PTSD*
Emotional management
Cultural-specific issues
LGBTQIA+ specific issues
Life transitions
Issues of self-identity
Work stress
Relationship with food
Women's Issues
Interpersonal issues

My Role as a Therapist

I find that through collaboration, we can tailor and create a psychotherapeutic process that can be beneficial for you and result in more long-term influences, while also giving you a feeling of control and strength in your own narrative. I am very mindful of LGBTQIA+ issues, issues affecting marginalized groups, gender-based issues, and cultural issues. To me, being a psychotherapist means being a professional that can help support others on their journey, while giving my clients the space explore their emotions, thoughts, and experiences. I find your comfort and safety to be the utmost priority, while understanding that the first steps to therapy can be challenging.

My Therapy Focus

As an RP with a genuine passion for mental health, I believe enhancing my professional growth is vital and I've taken trainings on and borrow from the following frameworks:

Narrative Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
Mindfulness-based therapies
Grief Therapy
Trauma-Focused CBT
Emotionally Focused Therapy
Solution Focused therapy
Culturally Sensitive and Multicultural Therapy
Dialectical Therapy
Compassion Focused
Interpersonal Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Hindi/Urdu

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Behaviorism
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • First Responders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Identity Issues
  • Individuation
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Racism
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

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