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Jacqueline Lau

Jacqueline Lau

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Registered Psychotherapist
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$180 +HST
Sessions start at
$180 +HST

Jacqueline is here to support you with school stress, major life changes, interpersonal difficulties, and behavioural challenges.

Right for you if:

You're looking for a therapist to help you navigate life stressors and lead an engaged and fulfilling life.
You're looking for someone to work with you to understand underlying causes and triggers to your concerns.
You want to develop healthy coping strategies so that you can feel more confident and empowered.
You're a young individual struggling with anxiety, depression or school stress.

Right for you if:

You're looking for a therapist to help you navigate life stressors and lead an engaged and fulfilling life.
You're looking for someone to work with you to understand underlying causes and triggers to your concerns.
You want to develop healthy coping strategies so that you can feel more confident and empowered.
You're a young individual struggling with anxiety, depression or school stress.
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Jacqueline has worked with children, teens, and young adults in the school system and community settings. Jacqueline believes that childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood are formative years: she is committed to helping you navigate life stressors and lead a fulfilling life. Jacqueline can help you with school stress, major life changes, emotion regulation, interpersonal difficulties, anxiety, depression, and behavioural challenges. Jacqueline also has experience supporting parents and families.

Jacqueline is a warm and empathetic therapist who has a passion for connecting with people and helping them find hope. Jacqueline’s caring nature allows her to build trust with people and create a safe and non-judgmental space. Jacqueline uses a client-centred approach and tailors therapy to your unique needs.

Jacqueline believes you have great potential and that you are the expert of your lived experiences. Jacqueline highly values collaboration and will support you to understand the root causes of your concerns. Jacqueline will gently guide you to develop healthy coping strategies so that you feel confident and empowered. Jacqueline uses evidence-based approaches in her practice, including cognitive behavioural therapy, solution-focused therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, trauma-informed therapy, and mindfulness techniques.

Jacqueline considers it a privilege to walk with you towards positive change. Starting therapy is not always easy but she strongly believes that reaching out is the first step to improved well-being. Jacqueline welcomes you just as you are.

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Jacqueline offers services in English and Cantonese. ‍

What therapists say about

Jacqueline

Jacqueline is a caring and compassionate therapist, who ensures that her clients feel heard and supported. She will help you to develop coping strategies, and feel confident and empowered.
Amreeta Kaur
Registered Psychotherapist
Jacqueline is extremely warm, compassionate and easy to talk to! You instantly feel comfortable with her as she brings a bright smile and a calming nature to all her interactions.
Mallory Hostick
Registered Psychotherapist
Jacqueline’s warmth exudes in any conversation with her. She is caring and holds great empathy for others.
Registered Social Worker

More about

Jacqueline

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Q&A

If you could change professions for one day, what would you choose?
A food reviewer or recipe developer! This would perfectly combine my love of trying different cuisines and experimenting with different recipes. It brings me a lot of joy when I provide food recommendations and share good eats with my loved ones!
If you were stranded on an island, what three things would take with you?
Sunscreen; I burn easily! A tarp; would be multi-purpose: to catch water, collect food, and provide shelter. My Kobo so I would be able to read and pass the time.
How do you describe therapy?
A safe space to unload and recharge, a way to take care of yourself. I like the imagery of how one would take care of a plant - watering and caring for it on a regular basis so that it can reach optimal health, not just when the leaves are turning yellow.

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, Western University (2014)

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (Honours), McMaster University (2012)

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

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