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Samantha Fogel

Samantha Fogel

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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
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$160 +HST
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Samantha is here to support you with managing stress, relationship challenges, boundaries, and self-discovery.

Right for you if:

You’re experiencing overwhelm, stress, or anxiety and want to learn new coping techniques.
You’re interested in exploring your personal history and attachment, to better understand, and cope with your current challenges.
You’re looking for support to identify and effectively communicate your needs, and boundaries.
You want to understand yourself and your emotions on a deeper level.
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Samantha is dedicated to enhancing your well-being through improved interpersonal relationships. If you're seeking stronger connections or aiming to cultivate more meaningful bonds, Samantha is here to help. Through collaborative efforts, she guides individuals in developing greater perspective, understanding, and self-awareness, fostering more fulfilling relationships. Passionate about navigating the unique and sometimes tricky experiences that come with being connected to others, Samantha offers support in various areas, including setting boundaries with parents, addressing insecure attachment in romantic relationships, managing friendships, and handling relationship-related challenges in school or the workplace.

Samantha’s calming demeanour will gently encourage you to work through difficult emotions to uncover patterns that may hinder growth by exploring past and present experiences. When working with Samantha, you can expect a non-judgmental, safe space that allows for insightful discussion and self-exploration, with an additional focus on attachment theory, self-compassion, and mindfulness. Through this lens, Samantha will support you in your therapy journey to develop greater insight into how you navigate and experience your environment and emotions so that you feel better equipped to manage current and future challenges.

Outside of work, you can find Samantha reading a good historical fiction book on the couch with a cup of tea, and frequently scouring Indigo’s website for the next interesting read. Samantha also enjoys the therapeutic benefits of listening to music (and having a mini dance party around her house from time to time) to help her unwind after a long day. Additionally, Samantha values spending quality time with family and friends by exploring the city, new restaurants, or having a game night. Finally, Samantha appreciates a good sweet or salty snack, and will often sneak a little treat at the end of the night.

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Right for you if:

You’re experiencing overwhelm, stress, or anxiety and want to learn new coping techniques.
You’re interested in exploring your personal history and attachment, to better understand, and cope with your current challenges.
You’re looking for support to identify and effectively communicate your needs, and boundaries.
You want to understand yourself and your emotions on a deeper level.

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Q&A

What do you do to take care of your own mental health?
I take care of my own mental health in several ways. I do this through journalling, practicing mindfulness and meditation, talking to trusted loved ones, and taking part in my own personal therapy. I also utilize my self-care strategies like reading books, listening to music, going for walks, spending quality time with loved ones, and making time for my unique interests like makeup and beauty, and film and TV.
If you could change professions for one day, what would you choose?
I would want to be a music producer/engineer. I have always been so fascinated by the process of building a piece of music from the ground up and being a part of it all coming together into something cohesive and beautiful.
If you could eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be?
I love anything comfort food, so probably grilled cheese sandwiches!

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University (2021)

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Ryerson University (2018)

Music-Integrated Therapy Training (Seabrook Music Therapy)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Beginners (Psychwire)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Canadian Mental Health Association)

safeTALK (LivingWorks)

EFT: Attachment Science in Practice (Psychwire)

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Ontario Society for Registered Psychotherapists

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