Dorian

Schwartz

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
She/Her
PRACTICE FULL
ON LEAVE

Dorian is here to support you with anxiety, work and school stress, self-esteem, and self-care.

Dorian is passionate about supporting people who struggle with anxiety, self-esteem, depression, OCD, stress, and managing emotions. With her warm and caring attitude, she offers you a non-judgmental space to work through difficult emotions and address your challenges.

Dorian can help you cope with anxiety and self-esteem issues. She will support you to manage your negative self-talk and build self-compassion. Dorian draws on cognitive behavioural therapy, solution-focused therapy, and narrative therapy to help you set goals, develop coping strategies, and make positive changes. Dorian believes that you can develop the skills you need to make these changes. She is here to support you.

Dorian is also a visual artist. She created @letstaketime, where she uses art to promote mental health awareness and reduce stigma. She values creativity and believes it can  relieve stress, increase self-esteem, and help to process difficult emotions. Dorian hopes to help you discover your own creativity and use it in your self-care practices. 

Right for you if:

You're looking for a therapist who brings a sense of compassion, warmth, and creativity.
You're looking for support managing anxiety, self-esteem, and depression.
You're looking for a space space to work through challenging emotions in order to better manage daily life.
You want to support to manage your negative self-talk and build self-compassion.

More about

Dorian

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University (2020)

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Winnipeg (2014)

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Q&A

What does good mental health look like to you?
"Good mental health" means accepting that we can't possibly do it all. It means being compassionate with ourselves when we are struggling and reminding ourselves that it's okay to lean on our supports.
What do you do to take care of your own mental health?
Taking care of our mental health means something different for everyone. For me it means doing something creative everyday, scheduling alone time, and journaling when I feel overwhelmed.
What is a motto or idea that gives you reassurance when you’re having a difficult time?
When I'm having a difficult time I remind myself that "every emotion serves a purpose".

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