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Karen Spivak, PhD

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Psychologist
  • Woman
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 165 rating(s).
  • $200 - $240 per visit
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Description

Dr. Karen Spivak has extensive experience as a psychologist and she has strived to create a safe, supportive and non-judgemental environment for her clients.  Dr. Spivak provides client-centered psychotherapy based on her clients’ needs. Dr. Spivak works with adults 19 years and older with a variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, family/work stressors, struggles with self-identity, life changes, feeling stuck in moving forward or difficulty finding balance in their lives, bereavement, post-accident adjustment difficulties, alcohol and substance abuse.

Conditions

  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Communication
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Fears / Phobias
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Insomnia
  • Loneliness
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive- Compulsive (OCD)
  • Panic disorder
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymic Disorder)
  • Postpartum depression
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Isolation
  • Somatic symptom disorder
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Use
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Psychological therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Seniors (65+)​

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

  • Doctorate in Psychology (PhD)

Education

  • Concordia University - PhD in Psychology - 1988
  • Concordia University - BA and MA Psychology
  • Post-Doctoral Internship - CAMH - 1988-1993

Professional associations

  • College of Psychologists of Ontario
Facility Information

Summary

The Pain and Wellness Centre is located in Vaughan Ontario. We are a hand selected group of evidence based health care providers who aim to treat pain and restore wellness. 

We use a comprehensive, whole-person approach to assess, diagnose, and manage patients by offering a variety of high quality services. We bridge eastern and western medicine, always using best practice guidelines and evidence based treatments all under one roof.

Check out our website for more information: www.thepwc.ca

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Active release massage
  • Acupuncture
  • Arthritis treatment
  • Botanical medicine
  • Career counseling
  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Concussion therapy
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Cupping therapy
  • Custom Orthotics
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Dry needling
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Energic massages
  • Ergonomics
  • Experiential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Homeopathic medicine
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Laser therapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Lifestyle counselling
  • Lymphatic drainage massage
  • Manual and manipulative therapy
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Massage and soft tissue mobilization
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Naturopathic remedies
  • Nutritional counselling
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Prolonged exposure therapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Psychological therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Schema therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Somatic therapy
  • Spinal decompression
  • Spinal manipulation
  • Sports massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Temporo-Mandibular joint (TMJ) pain treatment
  • The Gottman method
  • Traditional chinese medicine
  • Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy
  • Vestibular therapy
  • Wellness massage

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
Google Map with the provider's location Google Map with the provider's location
2301 Major Mackenzie Drive, Suite 101, Maple, ON L6A 3Z3

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed