Dr. Chayim Newman, C.Psych.
Dr. Chayim Newman holds his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Yeshiva University. He completed his Residency at London Health Sciences Centre and has worked in numerous respected clinical settings including: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, The Albert Ellis Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He has studied mindfulness and meditation disciplines with several of this generation’s preeminent teachers and Dr. Newman regularly delivers lectures and seminars on meditation, mind-body health and well-being.
Dr. Newman’s clinical practice focuses on the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as other therapeutic modalities (ACT, Mindfulness, traditional psychotherapy) in the treatment of difficulties with anxiety and stress, mood and depression, addiction and substance use, relationships, coping with chronic or stress-related medical illness, and other psychological/emotional issues.
Additionally, Dr. Newman is involved in the development and implementation of stress-management and performance-enhancement programs for professionals in the corporate sector and the entertainment industry. He works extensively with performing artists and professional musicians, helping them to manage stress and mind-body health. In his spare time, Dr. Newman can often be found, surfboard in tow, cultivating his own mind-body health.
Dr. Elana Rosencrantz
Dr. Elana Rosencrantz is a registered psychologist who completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The Washington School of Professional Psychology (Seattle, WA), from which she also received a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Rosencrantz provides therapy to children, adolescents and to adults in individual, couple and group settings. Her primary areas of clinical interest include anxiety disorders (such as social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder), depression, life transitions, interpersonal and relationship difficulties, and parenting skills and coaching.
Dr. Rosencrantz uses a combination of techniques that are tailored toward the client and their process towards healing. These modalities include EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), Lifespan Integration Therapy, DBT (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy), Mindfulness and relational therapies. She believes that each person has power to make changes in their life and uses the transformative nature of relationship to guide her work.
Donna Marshall M.A
Donna Marshall earned a Masters in Counseling Psychology at Adler University in Chicago and Toronto.
Presenting with a warm, supportive and non-judgemental approach, Donna draws on a number of treatment modalities such as psychodynamic, client centred, solution focused and CBT to best address the needs and aspirations of her clients. Donna counsels in the areas of stress, workplace harassment, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, abuse, trauma, work and home conflicts, loss, grief and life transitions. She enjoys working with young adults to find their way in the world through stressful and challenging situations. She provides her clients with both insight and practical skills and scripts to help them address challenging interpersonal situations at work and at home.
Donna supports Dr. Bot in providing clinical reports to lawyers, insurers, employers and others as well as consulting on workplace harassment and bullying. She helps those who have been bullied to gain healing, insight and learn assertiveness skills. And for those accused of harassing she helps them become more self aware and learn how to change their communication styles to become more respectful and enjoy more effective interpersonal relationships.
Donna is a sought after speaker in the areas of mental health, harassment and psychological safety in the workplace. She has published numerous articles on these subjects and is a frequent contributor to workplace webinars, interpersonal skills training and advisory services for employers to support a culture of respect in their workplaces.
Amira Posner BSW, MSW, RSW
Amira Posner is an accomplished therapist with more than 15 years of experience. She has a Bachelor and Masters in Social Work and is registered with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. She worked in diverse clinical settings until starting a private practice in 2007. Amira provides counselling for individuals, couples, and families. Amira works with clients struggling with infertility, anxiety, low self esteem, depression, feeling overwhelmed, negative thought processes, relationships, life transitions, and stress management. Amira utilizes a holistic approach to counselling that treats both the mind and helps to nurture the body. Amira developed and facilitates the Mind-Body Fertility Group at Mt. Sinai Hospital. She is also a certified hypnotherapist.
Dr. Sahar Bhaloo
Dr. Sahar Bhaloo, M.A, Psy. D, specializes in optimizing strengths and building resilience. She sees clients experiencing difficult transitions, stress, relationship issues, work and school performance concerns, anxiety, anger issues, substance abuse, trauma and different forms of depression (post partum etc). She helps clients navigate and transform the psychological and emotional impact of difficult life experiences. She brings her international experience, specialization in trauma (DBT trained) and expertise with diverse clients to the practice. Dr. Bhaloo also provides various assessments, training and consultation.