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Alana Sham, M.ACP.

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Psychotherapist
  • Woman
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 117 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Description

With such uncomfortable issues that clients come in with, Alana aims to ensure clients feel comfortable, welcomed and heard. Using a person-centred approach, Alana strives to meet clients where they are at, to normalize the idea that the problems clients experience is valid, and that there is hope for things to improve. Alana is a therapist who draws on several therapy approaches including SFBT, CBT, EMDR, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Attachment Therapy. Alana works with children and young adults experiencing stress, anxiety, trauma, and relationship issues.

Conditions

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Communication
  • Depression
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Fears / Phobias
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Mood disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-harming or suicidal behavior
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Isolation
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Teen mental health

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Children (under 12)​
  • Families​
  • LGBTQ2+
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

  • Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (M.ACP.)

Education

  • Alana Sham graduated with a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in 2019 and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto in 2014.

Professional associations

  • Alana Sham is a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) as well as a member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).
Facility Information

Summary

Welcome to Positive Minds Psychotherapy Services. We offer psychotherapy, counselling, and consultative services in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, and Hindi.

Serving all of Ontario virtually, with in-person location in Markham, we are committed to culturally-sensitive, client-centered, and non-judgmental services for clients of all ages. Our therapists specialize in supporting clients to manage stress, depression, anxiety, anger, relationship issues, parenting, trauma, obsessive compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and more. We believe there is always "HOPE"!

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Services & supplies

  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • Teen mental health

Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Wheelchair accessible
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200 Cachet Woods Court Unit 220, Markham, ON L6C 0Z8

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only