Janany Jayanthikumar, Founder and Executive Director
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 almost a decade 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 is extremely passionate about quality and equitable mental health services that are culturally responsive. She has developed and implemented an extensive training model for all therapists at My Conscious Mind to ensure the highest quality care. She hopes to continue to enhance the training and supervision for therapists that is culturally adapted.