Hello, my name is Sukanya, and I welcome you to a safe and non-judgemental therapeutic
space and appreciate you for reaching out. I have worked as a clinician with several psychiatric
hospitals, universities, and community organizations. My academic background includes a
Bachelor of Science with honours in Psychology, followed by a Master of Science in Clinical
Psychology and Neuroscience. I also hold several clinical certifications in Addiction Treatment
(Yale University), Psychiatry (University of Sydney), Psychological Interventions (Johns Hopkins
University). I am also a Certified Clinical Traumatologist from Arizona Trauma Institute (US) and
a Certified Grief Counsellor (US).
My area of focus includes Trauma (chronic, complex, PTSD, relational, attachment, childhood
trauma), anxiety disorder (GAD, OCD, Social Anxiety etc.), mood disorders (Depression and
Bipolar), Couples/ Relationship Counselling, LGBTQ+, anger management, Grief, stress
management, body image, eating disorder and self-esteem.
My approach to treatment is eclectic in nature and incorporates holistic, trauma informed,
client centred and humanistic framework. As a polyglot (English, Bengali, Spanish, Hindi), I
strive to provide culturally sensitive and racially informed therapy to individuals, couples, and
families from diverse backgrounds. I provide a therapeutic environment that is safe, grounded
in compassion and empathy, using evidence-based treatment. I help clients to identify
treatment goals and find the most effective strategies to promote growth and healing. I use a
variety of therapeutic modalities and interventions in my clinical practice to support diverse
In addition to my clinical work, I am also an Ambassador with United Nations of Canada,
representing the national capital region, working on SDG global goals, policies on mental health
and community well-being.
I am looking forward to connecting with you.
As a private clinic, we’re unable to handle emergency situations.
If you are in crisis, please call your local mental health support line, 911 or go to the closest hospital.
In Nova Scotia you can reach the Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team at 1-888-429-8167
The Canada Suicide Prevention Service is available 24/7, 365 days a year 1-833-456-4566