Shawna Akerman

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

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(647) 493-0605 Website

Shawna Akerman

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

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Toronto, ON M2N
(647) 493-0605
Offers online therapy

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The Womb Vaughan
545 North Rivermede Road
Vaughan, ON L4K
(647) 493-0605
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About

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.
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $40 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Manulife
  • Pacific Blue Cross
  • SunLife
At each session you will be provided a receipt for service. If you have extended healthcare some insurance companies do cover psychotherapy.
Email me or call (647) 493-0605 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 13 Years
  • Licence: Ontario / 008904
  • School: York University
  • Year Graduated: 2010
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.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: Transformational Arts College / Registered Psychotherapist (q)
  • Year graduated: 2019
  • Degree: York University / Master of Special Education
  • Year graduated: 2008
  • Certificate: Brain in Hand / Specialist
  • Certificate Date: 2020

Location

Toronto, ON M2N
(647) 493-0605
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Postal Codes
Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

The Womb Vaughan
545 North Rivermede Road
Vaughan, ON L4K
(647) 493-0605
Specialties
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Family Conflict
Issues
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Career Guidance
  • Child
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Intellectual Disability
  • 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)
Sexuality
  • LGBTQ+

Client Focus

Faith: Jewish
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Deaf Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Single Mother

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
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 20 Jan 2023
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Shawna Akerman

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