Riva Mylabathula, MC (Psych), RSW

Processing feelings and emotions in a safe, non-judgemental and supportive environment.

Riva Mylabathula Therapy Toronto

Meet Riva

I specialize in trauma, grief, and emotional dysregulation.

Riva's Approach

My therapeutic approach is collaborative, engaging and present focused and committed to working from a strengths based empowerment perspective. Therapy is tailored to your unique individual needs in a safe, non-judgmental and supportive environment. As you gain insight and listen to your inner voice, we will work together to establish healthier and more effective patterns of living and reconnect to your true self.




Master in Counselling Psychology
Athabasca University, Calgary, Alberta

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
York University, Toronto, Ontario

Social Service Worker Diploma with Honours
Humber College, Toronto, Ontario

Training and Certification:

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) - The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
  • Grief and Bereavement (Trauma Training Level 2) - Hincks Dellcrest Centre
  • Trauma Counselling (Trauma Training Level 1)
  • Trauma Fundamentals and Complex Trauma - CMHA
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 
  • Triple P Positive Parenting Program
  • Attachment and Trauma - Geraldine Crisci
  • Mindfulness, Mindsight and the Brain - Dr. Dan Siegel, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre


  • Trauma
  • Grief and loss
  • Emotional dysregulation
  • Children and Parenting

Treatment Approaches:

  • Narrative Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioural Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strengths-based

Professional Memberships:

  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)