Janany Jayanthikumar, Director and Clinician
Janany has a Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto, with a specialization in health and mental health. She has diversified experience working in clinical and academic settings, including The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids), The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), The Scarborough Health Network, The University of Toronto, York University, and Lakehead University.
As an experienced clinical social worker and therapist with over 8 years of experience, Janany has extensive knowledge utilizing evidence-based practices. In addition to her clinical work, Janany teaches and provides clinical supervision at the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and Seneca College. Her areas of expertise include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Trauma Therapy and Attachment Therapy.
Janany’s therapeutic approach is warm, client-centered and culturally responsive. She practices with the understanding that our lives are complex, our ways of thinking can be a challenge and our emotions can shift along with it. She believes that every client is unique and her approaches are tailored to meet your individual needs. Janany acknowledges that therapy can be difficult and assures you that she will guide you through and walk right beside you. Your therapeutic success is her priority and she will collaborate with you to ensure that your work together is beneficial for you. Your sessions will be held virtually in a non-judgmental, safe and confidential environment. She looks forward to connecting with you and working on your road to recovery.