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Sevdenur Akgul is a Muslim Therapist and Registered Psychotherapist, Healing Roots Therapy in Mississauga

Sevdenur Akgul

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

Specialties:

AbuseAnger ManagementAnxietyBehaviour IssuesCo-DependencyCultural IdentityDepressionEmotional RegulationFaith & SpiritualityFamily ConflictGrief/LossInner Child WorkLife TransitionsPanic AttacksRace & ImmigrationRelationship DifficultiesSelf-esteem/Self-WorthSelf-exploration/Self-growthStress/BurnoutTrauma

Languages:

English, Turkish

Client Focus:

Adult Therapy, Individuals

Therapy formats:

Online Therapy

Life can be tough, and we all need support at times. Whether you’re dealing with
anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, or simply seeking personal growth and
self-awareness, I’m here to help. I understand that starting therapy can feel
overwhelming, and you may have doubts about its effectiveness. But as a therapist, I’m
committed to supporting you every step of the way, helping you to envision a path
forward and develop a plan that meets your unique needs and goals. Together, we’ll
create a safe and supportive space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings, and to
develop the skills and strategies you need to thrive.

I take a strength-based and collaborative approach with clients and aim to provide a
nurturing, empathic, warm, and non-judgmental environment where they feel safe to
express themselves. I believe that the therapeutic alliance is one of the strongest
predictors of success in therapy, and I prioritize unconditional acceptance and care in
every session. I use a variety of techniques from different modalities such as CBT,
attachment theory, schema therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches. Please reach
out for a consultation on how we can work together in your journey of self-growth!

Types of therapy

Trauma Informed TherapyAttachment Based TherapyCognitive Behavioural TherapyExposure TherapyHumanisticInner Child TherapyMindfulness ApproachSchema TherapyStrength Based

Other areas of support

Social Anxiety, Break Ups, Boundaries, Co-Dependency, Communication, Cross Cultural Challenges, Immigration/Emmigration, Woman's Issues, Loneliness, Perfectionism, Personal Identity/Growth, Religion, Childhood Trauma (Not Sexual Trauma)

Sevdenur's Experience

Sevdenur Akgul is a Registered Psychotherapist and a University of Toronto graduate with a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. Over the past 3 years, she has worked at Catherine Wood Schema Therapy and Healing Roots Therapy working with and assessing clients with depression, anxiety, trauma experiences, and relationship issues. She has also volunteered at the Toronto Distress Centre providing support and crisis intervention for clients in distress.

Life's Motivational Mottos

“Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” —Hermann Hesse

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