405 The West Mall #910, Etobicoke   |   416-883-3001

Niyati Gandhi

M.A., C.Psych.,
Registered Clinical Psychologist

Works With: Individuals & Couples
Modality: In-Person & Virtual Services
Availability: Weekdays – Daytime
Approaches: CBT, DBT, EFT, Mindfulness, EMDR, IFS, Psychedelic Integration
Specialities: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, OCD, Relationship and Couples concerns, Sexuality, Cultural Diversity Issues
Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and Urdu (Limited Proficiency)

Your stories are powerful.
The stories that you tell yourself have the biggest influence on your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

For over a decade I have accompanied my clients’ therapeutic journeys. “My clients truly are experts on themselves”. Working with ethnically diverse adults, couples, and families across Canada, the United States, and India has strengthened my belief that my clients’ self-knowledge is untapped, yet profound.

My therapeutic style is influenced by my training in clinical psychology and my South Asian roots. Blending western psychology and eastern philosophy enables me to offer a holistic approach to therapy. My understanding of language and cultural nuances in both the eastern and western worlds ensures approachability and empathy in the relationship we will build.

In therapy, I regularly integrate from some of the most effective therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioural (CBT, DBT), emotion-focused, attachment-based, and mindfulness-based therapies. Additionally, I am Internal Family Systems (IFS) informed and trained in EMDR which enables me to help individuals process and resolve traumatic experiences as well as understanding and reconcile internal conflicts by identifying and engaging with different parts of the Self.

Apart from my training in traditional psychotherapy, I am keenly interested in the therapeutic application of psychedelics. She has completed her training from Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS USA) and Integrative Psychiatric Institute (IPI) to become a Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Provider. My training allows me to deliver MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD and Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy and integrate experiences of non-ordinary states of consciousness (which psychedelics induce) an individual may have had outside of the therapy setting.

Client Focus

  • Individual Adults
  • Couples

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety, Stress, and Panic
  • Depression
  • Psychological Trauma and Grief
  • Relationship and Couples Concerns (including consensual non-monogamy)
  • Sexuality, Gender and Relationship Diversity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Personality
  • Cultural Diversity Concerns

Training

  • Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Provider, Integrative Psychiatric Institute, Colorado, USA.
  • EMDR Trained Clinician, Niagara Stress and Trauma Clinic, Ontario
  • Gottman’s Method Couples Therapy (Level 1 and Level 2)
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Eastern Illinois University, USA
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, University of Mumbai, India
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Major), University of Mumbai, India 

Professional Licenses

  • Registered Psychologist, The College of Psychologists of Ontario – Clinical Psychology for Adults and Couples
  • Registered Rehabilitation Psychologist, Rehabilitation Council of India 

Professional Association Memberships

  • Ontario Psychological Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Bombay Psychological Association, India

Supervision and Consultation

  • For those seeking licensure for psychologists or psychotherapists, or people looking for additional training, I offer supervision and consultation.

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Urdu (Limited Proficiency)
  • Marathi (Limited Proficiency)

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