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Majo (Maria Jose) Guerrero is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) at Healing Roots Therapy and a therapist near me in Mississauga

Majo (Maria Jose) Guerrero

(she/her)
Registered Psychotherapist M.Div, RP

Specialties:

Grief/Loss2SLGBTQIA+ Community SupportAddictionInfidelity

Languages:

English, Spanish

Client Focus:

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

Therapy formats:

In-Person Therapy, Online Therapy, Phone Therapy

At times, clients may encounter a profound sense of overwhelm when embarking on the journey of therapy. In this moment of uncertainty, doubts may arise regarding the potential effectiveness of therapy and whether it will truly bring the desired help. Furthermore, there is often an internal pressure to possess a level of progress far beyond their current state, as if they need to have already accomplished significant steps before even starting. Consequently, the path ahead may seem obscured, making it challenging to envision a clear way forward. It’s important to remember that these feelings are common and acknowledging them can be a significant step towards finding the support and guidance needed to navigate the therapeutic process.

The solution to the challenges clients face when starting therapy lies in a holistic, somatic, and diverse therapeutic approach that holds profound meaning. By embracing a holistic perspective, therapy extends beyond addressing the mind alone, recognizing the interconnectedness of the mind, body, and spirit. This comprehensive approach provides clients with a safe and nurturing space to explore their emotions, thoughts, and bodily sensations, facilitating a transformative healing experience. Incorporating somatic practices further enhances the therapeutic journey by inviting clients to connect with their bodies, accessing the wisdom and information held within. Through techniques such as body awareness, breathwork, and mindful movement, clients develop a deeper understanding of their emotions and experiences, fostering self-compassion, self-regulation, and embodiment.

In addition to the holistic and somatic components, integrating different therapeutic approaches ensures a tailored and flexible treatment that meets the unique needs of each client. By drawing from a range of modalities such as CBT, DBT, psychodynamic therapy, trauma-informed therapy, anger management, Exposure Therapy, Couple and family Therapy, LGBTQ+ concerns, and grief and loss therapy. This diversity allows for a dynamic and versatile approach, addressing various aspects of the client’s well-being and fostering a sense of empowerment and engagement in the therapeutic process. Through the integration of these holistic, somatic, and diverse therapeutic approaches, clients are guided on a transformative path towards self-discovery, healing, and personal growth. They develop a deeper sense of self-awareness, resilience, and acceptance, paving the way for meaningful change and a renewed sense of purpose in their lives. Therapy becomes a collaborative and empowering journey, enabling clients to find their unique path forward, ultimately leading to enhanced well-being and a more fulfilling life.

As a therapist, I strive to create a safe and nurturing space for my clients by integrating a holistic, somatic, and diverse therapeutic approach. Recognizing the interconnectedness of their mind, body, and spirit, I aim to provide an environment where clients feel deeply seen, heard, and supported. By incorporating somatic practices, I guide clients to reconnect with their bodies, fostering a sense of safety, grounding, and trust in their own inner wisdom. Additionally, I draw from a range of therapeutic modalities, tailoring the treatment to meet each client’s unique needs and preferences. Through this collaborative and empathetic journey, I facilitate a transformative experience where clients can explore their inner selves, develop resilience, and embrace their authentic truth. Ultimately, my goal is to cultivate a safe space that nurtures healing, growth, and empowerment, allowing clients to embark on a meaningful path towards lasting positive change and well-being.

Types of therapy

Acceptance & Commitment TherapyAnti-OppressiveAttachment Based TherapyCognitive Behavioural TherapyCompassion Focused TherapyDialectic Behaviour TherapyEmotionally Focused TherapyExposure TherapyFaith Based TherapyFamily SystemsGottman Method Couples TherapyHumanisticInner Child TherapyIntegrative or Holistic TherapyInternal Family SystemsInterpersonal TherapyMindfulness ApproachMindfulness CBTMotivational InterviewingNarrative TherapyPsychodynamicSolution-Focused Brief TherapyTrauma Informed Therapy

Other areas of support

Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Infertility, Behaviour Issues, Insomnia/Sleep Issues, Domestic Violence, Panic Attacks, Sexuality, Stress/Burnout, Trauma, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Social Anxiety, Body Image Concerns, Break Ups, Bipolar, Boundaries, Chronic Illness, Co-Parenting, Co-Dependency, Communication, Cross Cultural Challenges, Divorce/Separation, Faith & Spirituality, Family Conflict, Gender Identity, Immigration/Emmigration, Woman's Issues, Suicide Ideation, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Personal Identity/Growth, Personality Disorders, Religion, School Challenges, Self-Esteem/Self-Worth, Sex & Intimacy, Work Life Balance

Majo's Experience

Majo is a compassionate professional who holds a Master's degree in Divinity in Clinical Counselling from Tyndale University. With a wealth of experience in mental health and life issues, she has successfully worked with clients facing a wide range of challenges.

Majo's dedication to making a positive impact extends beyond traditional therapy settings. Her involvement in a gambling addiction program at a casino showcases her commitment to supporting individuals and families in their journey to recovery. Furthermore, Majo generously volunteers at the Toronto Distress Centre, offering essential support and crisis intervention to clients grappling with distress and suicidal thoughts.

Life's Motivational Mottos

“Traveling is not just a journey to new destinations; it's an exploration of the depths within myself. With each new place I visit, I unravel a piece of my own story, discovering the extraordinary possibilities that lie within my adventurous soul".

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