Amreeta

Kaur

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Registered Social Worker
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English

Amreeta is here to support you with low self-worth, perfectionism, anxiety, and depression.

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Amreeta works with adults and young adults who experience low self-confidence or self-worth and are ready for a change. Amreeta is here to help you build self-acceptance, make courageous choices, and develop deeper connections with others while navigating between cultures. She is passionate about guiding you in self-discovery and personal growth.

Amreeta has 12 years of experience supporting individuals who experience perfectionism. She can help you identify triggers and beliefs that drive perfectionism or make you believe that you are not good enough. She can also gently challenge behaviour such as pleasing others or avoiding conflict. She’ll support you to develop clarity, awareness, and a compassionate understanding of yourself. In doing so, you can learn to develop inner peace and connect more with yourself and others.

Amreeta provides a safe and comfortable space in each session. She’ll support you to understand your emotions, develop a more forgiving inner dialogue, and be confident in who you are. She’ll assist you to honour parts of yourself that you’ve had to deny or hide. She uses evidence and strength-based approaches, including emotion-focused therapy, self-compassion, and mindfulness, to help you reach your goals. As a Certified Daring WayTM Facilitator, Amreeta uses the method developed by Brené Brown to guide you to authenticity and wholehearted living.

Amreeta knows firsthand about the daily practice of believing in yourself. As a cis-female, first-generation South Asian, she understands how it feels to be an outsider and navigate different cultures and worldviews. Through her own therapy and personal journey, she has learned that loving yourself and recognizing your worth builds trust in yourself. Amreeta is a mother to two children and a partner in a biracial marriage. She loves exploring new places, working out, and as an introvert, having quiet time to herself.

Right for you if:

You are looking for a therapist to support you with perfectionism and self-worth.
You are looking for a therapist to support you with anxiety and depression.
You are looking for support to connect you to your true self.
You want to feel more present and authentic with others.

More about

Amreeta

Master of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University (2006)

Bachelor of Science, University of Waterloo (2003)

Certified Daring Way Facilitator (Certificate Daring Way)

Mindfulness Counselling Strategies (Crisis and Trauma Institute)

Solution and Narrative-Based Techniques (Wilfrid Laurier University & Family Services York Region)

Emotion-Focused Therapy – Level One (Emotion-Focused Therapy Clinic, York University)

Emotion-Focused Therapy – Level Two (Emotion-Focused Therapy Clinic, York University)

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Ontario Association of Social Workers

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Q&A

What do you do to take care of your own mental health?
I take care of my mental health by exercising (#1 for me), reading, meditating, and watching comedies. I also connect with my friends, and I attend therapy.
What is a motto or idea that gives you reassurance when you’re having a difficult time?
Where your fear lies, there lies your power also - by Starhawk
How do you describe therapy?
Therapy is a safe place for you to develop self compassion, and deepen your connection with your emotions so that it can help you be confident with who you are. My role is to hold up the flashlight and be a guide in helping you connect to your inner compass.

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