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.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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.

APPROACH
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. Valoo.

ABOUT
Outside of clinical practice Jay enjoys spending time with family and friends, and is an avid traveller.

CONTACT
For more information, please call (905) 472-9658 and one of the administrative assistants will call you back within the day.




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