A Strategic Approach to the Mechanics of Mind

And you pick whatever lock is presented to you.

And once one lock is picked,

all the other locks become vulnerable.

Milton H. Erickson

Let's quickly and efficiently perform a  detailed assessment to get fast insight into who you are, your growth edge, your talents and what your symptom (if you have one) wants to be when it grows up; how are you pregnant?


Then we can work to shift the unconscious, helping you make the changes that have eluded you till now.


Other modalities haven't worked for you?


I have been in private practice for the last 26 years and have helped countless individuals with severe difficulties, especially those that did not respond to traditional psychotherapy. My work has been featured in dailies across Canada, in trade magazines across North America, and on my blog in the Huffington Post and at professional and academic conferences. You can read journalists' experience of my work here.


I am a published author, a co-founder of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of Toronto, and was the senior consultant at the 2015 TED talks in British Columbia.

If your extended health benefits cover the services of a Registered Social Worker my work may be fully or partly covered by those benefits. In that case, you would pay me directly and submit my receipt for reimbursement.

I have offices in North York and Downtown Toronto. Owing to COVID 19, my practice is primarly video and telephone based until the pandemic risks are resolved. For those seeking in person meetings, In some cases, and when the issue allows, I am meeting the occasional client in my North York backyard tent (couch, swivel chair, coffee tables) to allow social distancing and will be wearing a face shield).

Looking for psychotherapy services conducted in Chinese? I can provide a referral.


Is my work right for you?

Could be, if you are looking to achieve personality restructuring in order to achieve your personal or professional goals, or are looking for help with a mental health difficulty.

Not a good fit, if you are seeking services as part of a MVA benefit, a disability benefit, require custody evaluation or any court-mandated service, potentially require an expert witness down the line for any reason. Also, I am not taking on cases that involve serious difficulties with emotional modulation or crisis counselling as my schedule sometimes requires last minute cancellations or re-scheduling.


Please note: I am a Registered Social Worker, not a Registered Psychotherapist. Best to check whether my services as a social worker are covered by your extended health benefits.

Should we talk further? To be in touch, we can connect on the phone but you might send an email, as well, to be sure I get your message in a timely way!

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