Tharsika Tharmasrirajah Registered Psychotherapist Qualifying at Relationship Therapy Centre in Mississauga and Burlington

Tharsika Tharmasrirajah

She/Her

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

In Person Therapy MississaugaVirtual Therapy

Session Fees:

Tharsika’s fees are…

$155+ HST for Individual Therapy.
$155 + HST for Teen Therapy

Supporting Ages:

Adults 18+Teens 12-17

Languages Spoken:

EnglishTamil

Service Type:

Individual TherapyTherapy for Teens

Tharsika Tharmasrirajah

She/Her

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

In Person Therapy MississaugaVirtual Therapy

Particular Areas of Focus:

Anxiety, Depression, Life Transition, Relationship Challenges, Self-Worth, Grief/Loss, Trauma, Stress Management, Self-Confidence and Self-Growth, Family Conflict and Chronic Illness/Pain.

About me as an Individual Therapist…

As an individual therapist, I believe that on this life journey, we face numerous challenges that demand adaptation and adjustment to life’s stressors and transitions. I envision that as we delve into the process of exploring your unique life story, vulnerability becomes the key to unlocking hidden thoughts and emotions.

Guided by a comprehensive, holistic framework that embraces diversity and cultural sensitivity, we establish a therapeutic alliance rooted in mutual respect, care, and an inclusive and nonjudgmental space of trust. Through self-reflection and a shared understanding of life experiences, we cultivate a revitalized sense of empowerment, confidence, and resilience by incorporating validation, acknowledgment, guidance, and compassion.

My aspiration is to foster understanding, acceptance, and the discovery of strategies to overcome obstacles, allowing you to infuse desire and meaning into your everyday existence. Together, we will identify limiting patterns and beliefs, develop effective tools and coping skills, and employ evidence-based techniques to gain clarity, foster empowerment, and nurture confidence for positive change. Our journey will inspire self-awareness and elevate your overall quality of life.

 

More About Me:

Hi and welcome! My name is Tharsika Tharmasrirajah (she/her) and I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying). As a South Asian individual who fluently speaks Tamil, I take great pride and embrace my cultural heritage, which has been deeply ingrained in me through the encouragement of my first-generation Tamil-Canadian parents. My upbringing has instilled in me strong South Asian roots, fostering a deep connection to my values, beliefs, and cultural heritage. Through my lived experiences, I have grown closer to my roots, nurturing a profound sensitivity towards the diverse tapestry of my background.

On a personal level, I am on a continuous journey of self-improvement, constantly striving to become the best version of myself. This journey encompasses qualities such as authenticity, compassion, non-judgmental, empathy, respect, open-mindedness, inquisitiveness, and collaboration. These characteristics resonate deeply with my therapist self, guiding me in creating a safe and inclusive space for growth and healing. My passion lies in the profound art of healing, both for myself and others. It is this passion that ignited my path to becoming a therapist. I find immense fulfillment in supporting individuals on their healing journeys, empowering them to overcome challenges and transform their lives.

Beyond my therapeutic work, I possess a deeply introspective and free-spirited nature. I find solace and inspiration in long walks amidst nature’s embrace. Engaging in extracurricular activities and sports fuels my adventurous spirit, while exploring my artistic talents through dance, singing, and music allows for self-expression and personal growth. My inner foodie finds joy in exploring diverse culinary experiences, and attending concerts and summer festivals allows me to immerse myself in the vibrant energy of the world. I cherish new experiences, whether through travel or quality time spent with loved ones. And let’s not forget my unique sense of humor, always ready to lighten the mood and bring laughter to those around me.

Thank you for joining me on this journey. I am excited to connect, learn, and grow together as we navigate the beautiful intricacies of life and embark on a path of healing and self-discovery.

ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behaviour Challenges, BIPOC Experiences, Bipolar, Body Image Concerns, Boundaries, Break Ups, Bullying, Burn Out, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Co-Parenting, Codependency, Communication, Cross Cultural Challenges, Death, Depression, Family Relationships, Friend Relationships, Grief, Harm Reduction, Immigration/Emmigration, Imposter Syndrome, Infidelity/Deceit, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Loss, Marriage and Romantic Relationships, Panic Attacks, Perfectionism, Personal Identity/Growth, Pre Marital, Self Esteem/Self Worth, Self Harm, Social Anxiety, Stress, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Work-Life Balance
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Alderian Therapy, Anti-Oppressive, Attachment Based Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Dialogic/Collaborative Therapy, Family Systems, Gestalt Therapy, Gottman Method, Humanistic, Inner Child Theory, Integrative, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused Therapy, Strengths Based

Experience

  • 2.5 years of experience in private practice as a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) providing therapy support to individuals and couples, supporting children and teens.
  • 2.5 years volunteering in non-profit organizations and seeking employment opportunities have granted me a broader perspective and outlook. Managerial roles in the corporate world and handling client case management responsibilities have equipped me with essential skills, competencies, and a profound understanding of emotional self-regulation.

Education


  • Graduated with a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University
  • Graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology,
  • Completed Certificate Degree in Rehabilitation Services, York University
  • Certificate in Chronic Disease Self Management Program – Co-Facilitator
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1 – The Gottman Institute
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2 – The Gottman Institute (In-Progress)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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