Jay Shanker, M.Psy., C.Psych.Assoc. (Supervised Practice)
Jay is registered with the College of Psychologists of
Ontario as a Psychological Associate in Supervised
Practice. He works under the direct supervision of
registered psychologists, Dr. Vasanthi Valoo, and Dr.
Tammy Morrell-Bellai, providing individual psychotherapy
for adults. Jay obtained an undergraduate degree in
Psychology (B.A. with Honors) from York University in
2011 and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology (M.Psy)
from the Adler School of Graduate Studies in 2015.
Jay has clinical training and experience with
adults and groups in hospital and private
clinic settings. He is trained in a range of clinical
issues including depression, anxiety, trauma,
interpersonal relationships, chronic pain, and
addiction. His work and life experiences inform his
understanding of the many challenges that arise in
different stages of life.
Jay is trained in different therapeutic approaches
including cognitive-behavioural, psychodynamic,
interpersonal, and dialectical behavioural therapy, to
help clients identify and work through maladaptive
patterns that can affect relationships, block goals, and
lead to negative emotional states such as depression and
anxiety. His non-judgmental, compassionate, and sincere
style facilitates the therapeutic process and helps
clients identify personal goals and generate strategies
toward positive change.
Jay is trained in a variety of assessment tests and
measures, which he provides under the supervision of Dr.
Outside of clinical practice Jay enjoys spending
time with family and friends, and is an avid traveller.
For more information, please call (905) 472-9658 and
one of the administrative assistants will call you back
within the day.