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Amy Lo, Registered Psychotherapist at Healing Roots Therapy in Mississauga working with infidelity, ADHD, Autism, and more

Amy Lo

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

Specialties:

InfidelityADHDAutism Spectrum DisorderBehavioral AddictionsDevelopmental DisabilitiesDomestic ViolenceParentingRelationship Difficulties

Languages:

Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Client Focus:

Adult Therapy, Pre/Teen Therapy, Couples/Relationship Therapy, Family Therapy, Individuals

Therapy formats:

Online Therapy, Phone Therapy

Sometimes clients may experience fear towards therapy, worrying that they will be judged or forced to disclose everything. Additionally, some clients may feel uncertain and afraid that they would feel distressed when they are being asked to describe their struggle.

As a therapist, I recognize that therapy can be seen as an intimidating and vulnerable experience for some clients. To address these concerns, I use a client-centered approach that prioritizes creating a safe and non-judgmental environment where clients can share their thoughts and feelings without the fear of criticism. I believe that building a positive and collaborative therapeutic relationship is crucial to therapeutic success, so I pay close attention to each client’s readiness, working at their pace and supporting them with empathy to foster trust and rapport.

By creating a safe and non-judgmental space, clients can feel more comfortable and at ease during therapy, helping them to share their struggles without distress. With the support of a therapist who understands and validates their experiences, clients can begin to overcome the challenges that are holding them back from growth and healing. Ultimately, this can lead to a more meaningful therapeutic experience and positive outcomes for clients.

Types of therapy

Acceptance & Commitment TherapyAnti-OppressiveAttachment Based TherapyBehaviour TherapyCognitive Behavioural TherapyDialectic Behaviour TherapyEmotionally Focused TherapyFamily SystemsIntegrative or Holistic TherapyInternal Family SystemsMindfulness ApproachMindfulness CBTNarrative TherapySolution-Focused Brief TherapyStrength BasedTrauma Focused CBTTrauma Informed Therapy

Other areas of support

Anxiety, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Grief/Loss, Behaviour Issues, Insomnia/Sleep Issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Attacks, Stress/Burnout, Trauma, Mood Disorders, Bullying, Social Anxiety, Body Image Concerns, Break Ups, Eating Disorders, Bipolar, Boundaries, Chronic Illness, Child Development, Co-Parenting, Co-Dependency, Communication, Cross Cultural Challenges, Death, Divorce/Separation, Family Conflict, Self-Harm Reduction, Immigration/Emmigration, Woman's Issues, Suicide Ideation, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Perfectionism, Personal Identity/Growth, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Racial Identity, School Challenges, Self-Esteem/Self-Worth, Work Life Balance

Amy's Experience

Amy is a passionate Registered Psychotherapist with a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. With over five years of experience working in both private and not-for-profit family service settings, Amy supports clients from diverse backgrounds who face a variety of challenges including depression, anxiety, trauma, relational conflicts, parenting, and more, Additionally, Amy is dedicated to support therapists in training to grow both clinically and personally, helping them identify their strengths and utilize their potential as a helping professional.

Life Outside Sessions

Baking and cooking are my go-to activities when I want to relax and chill out. There's just something about whipping up a delicious treat or meal that puts my mind at ease and helps me forget about all my troubles. Plus, it's a great way to feel accomplished when I see the contented smiles on my loved ones' faces as they try out my creations!

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