Education and Training:
Elizabeth completed her Master of Education in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Toronto. She is also a Registered Psychologist in both Ontario and Alberta, Canada and has prior work experience in providing psychotherapy to adolescents, adults and couples as well as creating psychoeducational assessment reports within private practice settings. Elizabeth has completed additional clinical training, including: Basic EMDR Training, EMDRIA-approved, Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level One, Emotion-Focused Therapy Level One Certificate (EFT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Fundamental Skills. She is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association (OPA), Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA), and Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).
Providing a safe, non-judgmental space, Elizabeth journeys alongside clients and supports them to explore, notice, process, and gain insight for healing and growth. She collaborates with clients to cultivate their unique strengths to develop or strengthen adaptive coping skills. Elizabeth is mindful and curious about each client’s intersectionality of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability/disability, religion, and economic background to better understand and respect clients’ unique perspectives.
Elizabeth holds an eclectic stance and incorporates components of different therapeutic modalities to individualize psychotherapy for each client, including:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Elizabeth has experience working with clients who struggle with diverse challenges, including:
- Symptoms of Depression
- Symptoms of Anxiety
- Emotion dysregulation
- Anger Issues
- Complex Trauma/ Symptoms of PTSD
- Interpersonal conflict
- Relational/Communication Issues
- Grief and Bereavement
- Stress Management
Elizabeth is a second-generation Korean-Canadian who spent her childhood in rural Alberta, Canada. She completed her Bachelor of Science, Specialization in Psychology degree in Edmonton at the University of Alberta and subsequently moved to Toronto where she completed her Master degree at the University of Toronto. Moving through life as a bicultural person has made Elizabeth mindful of one’s belongingness to different groups and communities, and how that might influence individuals’ experiences, worldview, and self-view. She carries this awareness to inform her psychotherapy work. Elizabeth believes being a psychologist is an honor and strives to support her clients’ journey to better mental health and overall well-being.
Languages: Elizabeth provides services in English.
Ontario Psychological Association (OPA)
Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA)
Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)