HEMA SANDHU

Psychotherapist

Hema is a professional and dedicated Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario who also has extensive experience as a Social Worker. She has a Masters Degree in Psychology and a bachelor’s Degree in English Honors. She has a certification in CBT from Adler University Toronto. She is proficient in the knowledge and practice of Cognitive Behaviour therapy. She has over 20 years of experience working as a counsellor in India and Canada. As part of her private practice, she has been working with clients with Motor Vehicle Accidents suffering from PTSD, Anxiety and Depression. She is experienced in doing needs assessments, group interventions and providing individual and group counselling. She is sensitive to issues of multiculturalism, anti-racism, family violence, youth, women, and child and senior abuse. In addition to English Hema is also fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu languages. Her extensive experience includes working with the City of Toronto in the Toronto Newcomer Initiative Project and also working with COSTI Immigrant Services. She is able to communicate effectively with clients and adapt her style and techniques according to individual needs and personalities. She enjoys the challenges of working with different people and finds the work incredibly rewarding. The rigorous education with specialized training and experience in Cognitive and behaviour management strategies adds to her commitment to helping clients overcome adversity and to become healthy and productive citizens.