Priyanka Khimsharia

MSc, MPsy

Priyanka has completed a Master of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (MPsy) from Adler Graduate Professional School. She is currently registering with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) and is in the process of collecting hours to become a fully registered professional. Priyanka also holds a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from the University of Sussex, UK (2011). She has over 8 years of extensive experience in various healthcare environments, including hospitals, institutions, private clinics and non-profit settings, working with children, adolescents and adults.

As a clinician, Priyanka specializes in trauma-informed care and resilience-building techniques. Drawing from a diverse array of therapeutic modalities, Priyanka tailors her approach to meet the unique needs of each client, fostering growth and resilience along the way. With a firm belief in the power of compassionate support, Priyanka utilizes trauma-informed CBT and mindfulness techniques to help clients navigate their stories with courage and resilience. She aims to create a safe, non-judgmental environment where clients feel empowered to explore their challenges and develop the skills needed to optimize their life experiences. Her commitment to providing a supportive space allows clients to embark on their healing journey with confidence.

Priyanka is trained in a range of therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Adlerian Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-Based techniques, and Arts-Based Therapy. This eclectic approach allows her to tailor treatment plans to fit the unique needs, strengths, and goals of each individual she serves. Her clinical and research interests focus on understanding the impact of adverse childhood experiences in adulthood, with a particular emphasis on resilient factors. By exploring these dynamics, Priyanka aims to equip clients with the tools and insights necessary to overcome past trauma and thrive in the present.