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Ambita Sen, Certified Grief Education specializing in grief, trauma, acute stress disorder, and more at Healing Roots Therapy in Mississauga

Ambita Sen

(she/her)
Registered Psychotherapist M.A., M.Sc., C.A.M.C., RP

Specialties:

TraumaAcute Stress DisorderAnger ManagementAnxietyBorderline Personality DisorderComplex PTSDDepressionDissociative PTSDEmotional RegulationGrief/LossLife TransitionsNavigating/Healing From Antagonistic RelationshipsObsessive Compulsive DisorderPTSDRelationship DifficultiesSelf-esteem/Self-WorthWork HarassmentWork Stressors

Languages:

Bengali, English, Hindi, Urdu

Client Focus:

Adult Therapy, Pre/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Family Therapy, EMDR Therapy, Individuals, Teen Therapy

Therapy formats:

In-Person Therapy, Online Therapy, Phone Therapy

Clients can sometimes be apprehensive of the type of relationship they can have with their therapist. They can be uncertain if they can fully open up and express their issues and whether the therapy will help. 

I approach each client as individuals with the desire to provide them comfort and by approaching their issues holistically. Then, in collaboration with the client, I am able to identify and agree upon the therapeutic process that is attuned to their specific issues, needs and what they desire to achieve from therapy. 

I strive to create a safe, welcoming, and comfortable environment and value the importance of the therapeutic relationship so they can move forward with ease.

Types of therapy

Attachment Based TherapyArt TherapyBehaviour TherapyCognitive Behavioural TherapyCompassion Focused TherapyDialectic Behaviour TherapyEmotionally Focused TherapyExistential TherapyEye Movement Desensitization and ReprocessingGestalt TherapyInner Child TherapyMindfulness ApproachMindfulness CBTNarrative TherapyPlay TherapyPositive PsychologySolution-Focused Brief TherapySomatic TherapyStrength BasedTrauma Focused CBTTrauma Informed Therapy

Other areas of support

Behaviour Issues, Insomnia/Sleep Issues, Domestic Violence, Panic Attacks, Stress/Burnout, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Bullying, Social Anxiety, Body Image Concerns, Break Ups, Eating Disorders, BIPOC Experiences, Boundaries, Chronic Illness, Child Development, Co-Dependency, Communication, Cross Cultural Challenges, Death, Divorce/Separation, Family Conflict, Self-Harm Reduction, Immigration/Emmigration, Woman's Issues, Loneliness, Perfectionism, Personal Identity/Growth, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Racial Identity, School Challenges, Sex & Intimacy, Work Life Balance

Ambita's Experience

Ambita is a Registered Psychotherapist with a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychotherapy from Yorkville University, Canada and a Master’s degree in Organisational Psychology from Aston University, UK. She has experience in areas of Trauma (PTSD, Complex PTSD, Dissociative PTSD, and Acute Stress Disorder), grief and loss, anger management, emotional regulation, relationship dynamics, attachment wounding, self-esteem, anxiety, borderline personality disorder (BPD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Ambita also has experience of counselling individuals with terminal illnesses and their caregivers, and work-related stressors.

I was fortunate to grow up in an open and equitable environment that inspired individuality while providing the protection and sense of security of a collective environment. This helped me relate to Herman Hesse’s saying, “Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” Varied dance forms and music from around the world have attracted me since a young age, and they bring me peace and joy. I also love cooking, yoga and meditation. These are aspects of my inner sanctuary.

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