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Shawna Akerman
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS

Shawna Akerman

Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
North York, ON M2N
Let's Connect (647) 493-0605
Is your family environment off balance? Is parenting more difficult than you imagined? Have you lost control of yourself or your relationships? Are you are looking for a different feeling or ready to make a change? It takes one conversation to start change. What is standing in your way of starting? Book now and explore the simple steps to feeling okay every day. Start the journey of self-discovery. If you are looking to RESET, start here and make yourself a priority. If not now, when? We focus on skills and strategies for making better choices for yourself with experience In ADHD, ASD, Neurotypical, Anxiety, Family Dynamics.
I am loving my new career as a therapist, listening, and guiding my clients the same way I was supported through my 28 years of a challenging life. Solution-based therapy and tools for anxiety are key elements I use and teach. Book you free 30-minute conversation and see if we have a connection. If you are ready to make a change then I am ready to help.
I recognize that it has been a year of unbelievable sadness and disappointment. I also know that amazing things have been happening as well. If you are having a difficult time, please call. Have you lost relationships? Felt loneliness like never before? Had your ADHD take over your life? Anxiety throw you a whole day off? Feel rage and injustice? I'm here.
Call or Shawna Akerman now for a free 15 minute consultation - (647) 493-0605

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

North York, ON M2N

(647) 493-0605

The Womb Vaughan

545 North Rivermede Road

Vaughan, ON L4K

karmacares.janeapp.com. Life has taken us on a journey we didn't expect. Reach out for support. You don't need to be alone
I specialize in ADHD, Anxiety and Family Conflict 
$175 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and groups  
Thanks for checking me out. It's so challenging to choose whose right or you. I am here to help YOU reach your potential. Call if you ready!
Shawna Akerman
Let's Connect (647) 493-0605

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

North York, ON M2N

(647) 493-0605

The Womb Vaughan

545 North Rivermede Road

Vaughan, ON L4K

karmacares.janeapp.com. Life has taken us on a journey we didn't expect. Reach out for support. You don't need to be alone
I specialize in ADHD, Anxiety and Family Conflict 
$175 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and groups  
Thanks for checking me out. It's so challenging to choose whose right or you. I am here to help YOU reach your potential. Call if you ready!
Shawna Akerman

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $175
  • Couple Sessions $240
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible

Insurance

  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Manulife
  • Pacific Blue Cross
  • SunLife
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At each session you will be provided a receipt for service. If you have extended healthcare some insurance companies do cover psychotherapy.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS
"
At each session you will be provided a receipt for service. If you have extended healthcare some insurance companies do cover psychotherapy.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by Province of Ontario / 008904 Shawna Akerman
  • In Practice for 14 Years
  • Certificate from Brain in Hand Specialist / 2020
  • Degree/Diploma from Transformational Arts College Registered Psychotherapist (q) / 2019
  • Degree/Diploma from York University Master of Special Education / 2008
  • Attended York University, Graduated 2010
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I am a lover of life. I believe in hope and opportunity. If you are ready to try something new, I am ready to support your journey.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS
"
I am a lover of life. I believe in hope and opportunity. If you are ready to try something new, I am ready to support your journey.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Family Conflict

Expertise

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Career Guidance
  • Child
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Intellectual Disability
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Do these issues align with your needs? or (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS
Do these issues align with your needs? or (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS

Endorsement

Vivian Nho
Vivian Nho
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)MSc
Shawna is a visionary, trailblazing type of therapist and leader with inspirational energy, a wealth of life experience, and incredible resilience.

Client Focus

Age

Toddler
Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Cancer
Deaf Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Single Mother

Religion

Jewish

Age

Toddler
Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Cancer
Deaf Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Single Mother

Religion

Jewish

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Energy Psychology
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychobiological Approach Couple Therapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Transpersonal
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS

Groups

Location

Primary Location

North York, ON M2N

(647) 493-0605

Additional Location

The Womb Vaughan

545 North Rivermede Road

Vaughan, ON L4K

(647) 493-0605

Nearby Areas

Towns/Cities

Postal Codes

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karmacares.janeapp.com. Life has taken us on a journey we didn't expect. Reach out for support. You don't need to be alone
Call for a free consultation now - (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS
"
karmacares.janeapp.com. Life has taken us on a journey we didn't expect. Reach out for support. You don't need to be alone
Call for a free consultation now - (647) 493-0605
Shawna Akerman
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RPQ, ECE, BEd, FIS
Last Modified: 9 Feb 2024