Mana Clearheart Counselling COunselor
AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Mansoureh Charkhandeh, Ph.D, RCC, CCC

SUMMARY:

Dr Mana holds a PhD in Clinical and Child Development Psychology recognized by U of T in Canada, with over 15 years of clinical experience. She provides mental health evaluations and solution-focused counselling for her clients. Dr Mana works with a variety of concerns, including depression, postpartum depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, sleep disorders, suicide ideation, self-injury, relationship and family issues, grief and loss, domestic violence, sexual assault, adjustment issues for new immigrants and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She is fluent in both English and Farsi and offers counselling in both languages. Dr Mana specializes in treating adults, adolescents who have a range of challenges related to emotion regulation, stress management and social and interpersonal skills. She also works on learning and adjustments disorders of children and ADHD and families, including birth, adoptive and foster families.

Dr Mana draws from many therapeutic modalities, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Hypnosis, Mindfulness approaches, Safe and sounds Protocols (SSP) & Art therapy.

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