Christina Chan

Registered Social Worker.
Languages: English and Cantonese.
Credentials: R.S.W, MSocSc, B.S.W, CICAPP (candidate), CAPCT (student member).
Area of Expertise: Anxiety and Stress Management, Depression, Identity Development, Identity Crisis, Life Transitions, Academic Transitions, Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, Parent-Child relationships, Academic and School Related Challenges, Trauma and loss, Relationship Issues, Grief, Parent Support and Guidance, Mental Health Issues, Navigating community resources.
Modality: Individuals, Family.
Types of Therapy: Play Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Strengths Based Approach, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Practice, Person Centred Approach.
Age Group: Children and Adolescents (4-17), Adults (18-21), Parents.

Christina is a dedicated child and adolescent psychotherapist specializing in psychoanalysis and play therapy. As a registered social worker and candidate at the Canadian Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy CICAPP, she brings a wealth of expertise and commitment to supporting young individuals through the challenges of childhood and adolescence. Christina specializes in helping parents, their children and adolescents navigate through their developmental challenges. She specializes in supporting individuals who experienced developmental trauma or other attachment related difficulties, as well as anxiety, lack of confidence, depression, anger, and or relationship difficulties and more. Her approach is grounded in creating a safe, nurturing space where young clients can explore their thoughts and feelings with confidence. Child therapy can help foster positive self image, creating positive coping methods and instilling a positive outlook on life.

As a registered social worker, she has over 15+ years working in community mental health agencies providing intensive case management services to individuals and families struggling with mental health issues to walk alongside in their recovery journey. Following her passion and dedication in helping young children and adolescents, she furthered her learning and growth in this field through Canadian Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy CICAPP to advance her knowledge in understanding childhood development and skills in working with child and adolescents.

If you’re seeking support for your child during a challenging time, Christina is here to embark a journey of self-discovery and healing and empowerment. If you want to gain a deeper understanding of your child’s needs and want coaching to parent with understanding and awareness, Christina is here to guide and walk you through. Together, you can navigate the complexities of your developing child and foster positive growth and change.

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