Priya Sholanki has completed her Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto, specialized in Mental Health and Health. She is a registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers with good standing, as well as a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.
Priya has received clinical training from the General Psychiatry Department at Women’s College Hospital, as well as gaining Community Support Service skills from the Fred Victor center. She has been trained from a variety of psychotherapy modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, as well as Brief Psychodynamic Therapy. Priya believes in the importance of building client-centered goals in therapy, and viewing clients from a holistic, biopsychosocial lens.
At CBT Associates, Priya is an eTherapist Lead for BEACON™, where she delivers evidence-based Therapist Assisted Internet Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. She works closely with her clients that experience a range of mood and anxiety disorders (i.e. depression, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, and OCD), as well as training and supervising a team of BEACON™ eTherapists across Canada.
Please note that our associates work with many presenting issues, some of which are not listed in this biography. Please speak to our intake team at 416-363-4228 for more information.
CBT Associates is a large, well-established and rapidly-growing network of clinics that provides evidence-based psychological services to children, adolescents, adults of all ages, and couples.
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