Maryum Khokhar, MA, is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying). As a licensed health care provider, Maryum is regulated in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) to ensure ethical and legal standards in practice and professionalism.
Maryum attained her Master’s of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University where she completed an intensive counselling internship at York University. Maryum’s previous academic achievements include an Honour’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Autism and Behavioural Sciences from Seneca College. Maryum also currently works as a Special Needs Educator in the Peel District School Board, working with individuals with disabilities, exceptionalities, behavioural, mental health, and counselling needs.
In practice, Maryum is guided by evidence-based, trauma-informed, holistic, diversity-sensitive therapeutic frameworks. Her work is informed by Cognitive-Behavioural, Solution-Focused, Psychodynamic, Emotion-Focused, and Mindfulness-Based therapeutic modalities. Being multi-lingual she provides counselling services in English, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi to youth and adults, individually and in couples.
Being naturally compassionate, patient, thoughtful, and intuitive, Maryum brings a warmth to her work and strives to honour each client’s lived experiences throughout the therapeutic journey. Maryum is passionate about building supportive connections with others and helping individuals reach their full potential. Maryum’s humanistic and individualized approach emphasizes individuals’ unique strengths and utilizes creative techniques to promote health on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels to help individuals reach their full potential and lead purposeful lives with contentment.
Maryum is able to offer services on a sliding fee schedule to accommodate clients who may otherwise find cost prohibitive of their access to therapy. Maryum’s services may be covered by extended health benefits programs (please check with your provider).
If you are interested, we’re happy to offer a free initial phone consultation for you to get a sense of whether our approaches might be a good fit for you.
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