Alexandra-8-1Alexandra Gusinsky

Registered Psychotherapist

 

Alexandra Gusinsky is a registered psychotherapist and counsellor for mental health in Toronto, with experience in a wide range of treatment modalities. Using the form of therapy best suited to your unique needs, personality and circumstances. Alexandra will gently guide you as you explore and challenge your beliefs and ways of thinking, and delve into some of the more painful or troubling aspects of your past. She recognizes that it can be difficult for many people to seek help and aims to break the stigma surrounding mental health, providing a safe environment for anyone who needs it. Her soothing space is free of judgment.  It is conducive to healing, and releasing feelings of guilt and shame allowing clients to more easily let them go. 

Receive help and support for a wide range of challenges, including the following:

  • People who live with anxiety, depression and phobias

  • People with a history of trauma, either experienced or witnessed

  • Those who are seeking a clearer direction or who are struggling to attain their goals

  • Parents who are struggling to communicate with their children, or whose children are engaging in troubling behaviours

  • People who are trying to navigate a major life event, such as bereavement, separation or job loss

  • People who are trying to overcome addictions, or who need maintenance therapy following graduation from an inpatient addiction rehab treatment program  

The therapeutic modalities she uses include:

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy

  • Coherence therapy

  • Existential therapy

  • Family therapy

  • Life coaching

  • Mindfulness training

  • Dialectical behaviour therapy

  • Gestalt therapy

  • Internal family systems therapy

  • Focusing-oriented psychotherapy

 

Alexandra's treatment programs begin with an assessment, during which she will get to know you and learn about the areas of your life that you wish to work on. The treatment methods used will depend on who you are, your preferred methods of communication and expression, and your unique set of needs, circumstances and beliefs. In some cases, she may use a blend of two or more treatment methods.


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Complimentary First Appointment

It is important for clients to learn about what to expect from psychotherapy services before deciding on what treatment is best for them.  As such, a brief initial meeting can be scheduled in order to review what to expect in terms of assessment, treatment (e.g., number and length of sessions), outcome, and any other questions that you may have before moving forward with the first appointment.

If you would like to schedule a complimentary first appointment call the clinic at 905-893-2898 or fill out the form above.

For more information on Alexandra, visit Alexandra's website.