Gabriel Brito

Counsellor. Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic & Psychotherapeutic Services.
Credentials: CICAPP (candidate), CAPCT (student member), BA Honors Psychology Degree
Languages: English & Spanish
Areas of Expertise: Parent Attachment, Family Conflicts, Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Stress, Mental Health, Parenting, Life Transitions, Divorce, Coping Skills, Relationship Issues, Grief, Thinking Disorders
Age groups: Children, Adolescents. (Ages 4-21). Will also work with parents
Modalities: Individuals, Parents, Family
Types of Therapy: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Humanistic, Positive Psychology

A Canadian Institute for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (CICAPP) candidate, Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists (CAPCT Student Member) member and York University alumni with a strong foundation in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychology, and child studies. Gabriel has been an advocate of children and families the moment he began training to assist them in the field of psychology. Years of work with children has equipped him with the knowledge and comfortability to aid children and adolescents from families of diverse backgrounds. Gabriel used his learning to create a curriculum for Big Brother Big Sister of Toronto that promotes positive mental health, healthy nutritional living, and future planning for middle school children. This curriculum is being used and taught throughout numerous schools in the GTA by trained facilitators. He further enhances his psychoanalytic technique with his CICAPP candidacy which equips him with profound knowledge in numerous capacities of psychotherapeutic child work and family work approach. Gabriel’s positive humanistic approach, analytical technique, and genuine belief in people are the cornerstones of his practice and philosophy.

Candidato del Instituto Canadiense de Psicoterapia Psicoanalítica Infantil y Adolescente (CICAPP) candidato, miembro de la Asociación Canadiense de Terapeutas Psicoanalíticos Infantiles (CAPCT estudiante) y graduado de la Universidad de York con una base sólida en psicoterapia psicoanalítica, psicología y estudios infantiles. Gabriel ha sido un defensor de los niños y las familias desde el momento en que comenzó a capacitarse para ayudarlos en el campo de la psicología. Años de trabajo con niños lo han equipado con el conocimiento y la comodidad para ayudar a niños y adolescentes de familias de diversos orígenes. Gabriel usó su aprendizaje para crear un plan de estudios para Big Brother Big Sister de Toronto que promueve la salud mental positiva, una vida nutricional saludable y la planificación futura para niños de escuela intermedia. Este plan de estudios está siendo utilizado y enseñado en varias escuelas del GTA por facilitadores capacitados. Mejora aún más su técnica psicoanalítica con su candidatura al CICAPP, que le da un profundo conocimiento en numerosas capacidades del enfoque de trabajo psicoterapéutico infantil y trabajo familiar. El enfoque humanista positivo de Gabriel, la técnica analítica y la creencia genuina en las personas son los pilares de su práctica y filosofía.

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