About Me

Alysha Bernstein MA(in-progress), Clinical Traumatologist

Alysha has a passion for working with individuals, youth, and families who are currently or have previously experienced; interpersonal conflict, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and issues with coping in daily life. Alysha is currently completing her Master’s in Counselling Psychology and is a member of the OSRP. She has post-graduate certifications in; Addictions and Mental Health, Clinical Traumatology, Indigenous Studies, and various therapeutic modalities (including Motivational Interviewing, DBT, CBT, Structural Family Therapy, EFT, and IFS).

Alysha has years of experience as a peer support worker with the Survivor Support Program at Distress Centres of Greater Toronto for four years. In that time, she has worked in-person with individuals, families, and groups who have experienced a death by suicide or homicide in their lives. She also helps with training new program facilitators and is a member of the committee for their annual conference on suicide loss. Previous work includes providing support for children and female-led families living in the shelter system and managing ground-breaking research in infant and mother emotional development and resiliency.

Alysha's ardent goal is to deepen your self-awareness and cultivate an acceptance of things as they are, not as we wish them to be, to bring light into the dark shadows of your life and restore your sense of who you are and who you want to be. This can be either as an individual, a couple, or a family.