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Sophia Bourkas, M.A., Ph.D (c)
2791 Cote Ste. Catherine Road, Montreal Quebec, H3T 1B5
email: sophia.bourkas@umontreal.ca

I am in the last year of my studies in Université de Montréal’s Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program.  I also completed an M.A. in Counselling Psychology at McGill in 2015. During my studies and on a year abroad, I gained experience working with adults and adolescents whose difficulties resolved around anxiety, depression, self-esteem, assertiveness, trauma, grief, anger management, and relationship issues. 

 

I believe that the process of change can only take place when a client is treated with empathy and respect, the starting point of effective therapy. This is my focus in every interaction. I also work from a framework that combines elements of humanistic therapy, emotion-focused therapy (EFT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). I adapt my approach to each client, but always strive to collaborate to pinpoint central challenge(s) and identify new, effective ways of responding.