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Sara Houshmand, PhD. PSY

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Psychologist
  • Woman
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 102 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Description

Dr. Houshmand is a clinical and counselling psychologist whose practice is focused on the treatment of depression, anxiety and perfectionism. She has extensive experience in student mental health and has published widely in the field of multicultural psychology. Prior to joining Mind Balance, Dr. Houshmand provided psychological services at a large medical practice in Hong Kong. 
Dr. Houshmand has provided workshops on addressing microaggressions in therapy, anti-oppressive mental health care, as well as on perinatal mood issues for expectant parents.

Conditions

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family planning
  • Postpartum depression
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)‚Äč
  • LGBTQ2+

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

  • Doctorate of Philosophy-Psychology (PhD. PSY)

Education

  • PhD McGill University
  • MA McGill University

Professional associations

  • College of Psychologists of Ontario
Facility Information

Summary

At Mind Balance we provide services related to recovery, staying well, navigating transitions and goal attainment. We provide assessment and diagnosis of psychological issues, consultation for workplace issues and training and supervision in CBT and MBCT. Areas of clinician specialty include:

Workplace burnout

Anxiety

Mindfulness meditation

Physician wellness

Issues faced by gifted/talented adults

Depression and relapse prevention

Perinatal and postpartum mental health

Issues common in the legal sector and first responding

ADHD assessment and coaching

Neuropsychological assessment

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Addictions (assessment/treatment)
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Educational assessments
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Post COVID-19 rehabilitation and recovery
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Psychological therapy
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
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100 King Street West, Suite 5700, 57th Floor, Toronto, ON M5X 1C7

Provider's hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
By appointment only
Wednesday
By appointment only
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
By appointment only
Saturday
By appointment only

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only