Ms. Maryam Ashkan, has a Bachelor of Arts in General Psychology and Master of Arts in Psychometrics. Maryam Ashkan is a Registered Psychotherapist with specialization in Complex Trauma and PTSD. She has worked as a therapist and psychometrist at different educational institutions and clinical settings in Iran and here in Canada. Maryam’s experience includes working with children and adults who are struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, chronic pain, insomnia and relationship issues. At present Maryam also works as a Clinical Research Therapist at William Osler Health System working with suicidal clients.
Maryam’s theoretical approach has a foundation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). She works collaboratively with clients through the journey of self-exploration and to meet their desired goals.
Maryam Ashkan is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario, Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies and EMDR Canada.