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Bio

Shanti Persaud-Georgiou

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
M.A

We each have a story, what’s yours?

I would be honored to hold space with you, to hear that story. All too often this is too hard for us to do on our own. As a natural helper, I’m here to listen, support and reflect while you explore your narrative. In our time together, you will have the openness to unfold and unpack, enlighten and transform, all those thoughts, emotions and situations that you have been holding onto.

I trust in the heart of talk therapy, where we can have an authentic conversation.

I believe that individuals can thrive, that they have the tenacity and will power to make the necessary changes to make their lives how they envision it.

I understand the struggles are real, we get tired, too busy, too overwhelmed, too everything…that eventually time passes and the feeling of ‘stuck’ remains.

Coming from a client centered approach, I strive towards building a strong and trusted therapeutic relationship, with a non-judgemental and a safe space for you to share your experiences. I offer a holistic approach that provides coping skills towards a treatment plan that best suits your unique self.

This is your journey; taking a small step will still be a step in the right direction towards your wellness.

Are you ready? I am.

Shanti is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who is currently working towards her Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. She is also a Certified Coach and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at York University. She has been volunteering at Sick Kids in the Pathways Grief Support Program for the past eight years and has been a Crisis Line Support volunteer at the Distress Center of Peel.

Shanti has experience in being a leader in the corporate world for over 25 plus years and brings relatable experience from that realm.

It’s important to also share one’s life experiences! I am a strong confident woman, wife, mother, daughter who shows up as her authentic self, who acknowledges that I am only human and moving forward day by day, the best I can.

Client Focus:

Adults, Teens 13+

Types of Therapy:

Client -centered approach, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Gratitude and Positive practices, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative and Cultural focused Talk Therapy

Issues:

Stress, Burnout, Anxiety, Depression, Coping Skills, Workplace concerns, Emotional, Disturbance, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, and other concerns that impact your quality of life.

More Than Just My Work:

Self-care, Self-Compassion and Self-Love are big values of mine. I am an avid reader and am loving Audible! I also love to dance as a way of keeping fit! As a mother of two in an interracial marriage, I understand the world of combining cultures and raising a family.

“One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another, is to listen to each other’s stories”
Rebecca Falls