Avraham Sacks Verified
Avraham brings an extensive background as a family counsellor, educator and clinical therapist. He believes in a holistic, person-centered therapeutic model, tailoring his counselling practice to meet the needs of the client (from the practical to the existential). Avraham is known for his personal warmth and for his gentle, empathic approach, fostering a safe therapeutic space to address deeper concerns.
Avraham works with adults and adolescents, providing mindfulness-based support, informed by attachment theory and Interpersonal Neurobiology. He works with concerns related to stress and anger management, anxiety issues, low self-esteem, depression, substance use and addictions. A committed father and husband with a background in early childhood education, Avraham understands the concerns of young families first hand. He offers therapeutic support for relationship issues, specializing in marriage and couples counselling, parent coaching and support for clients coping with grief and loss.
Telephone Counseling, Online Therapy
Anxiety / Panic
Couples / Relationship / Marriage Counseling
Parenting Issues / Training
Holistic PsychotherapyHolistic psychotherapy emphasizes the individual's interconnectedness between the individual's physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects and views them as inseparable components of a single holistic system. Holistic psychotherapy focuses on understanding how these components interact and affect a person’s wellbeing. The goal of holistic psychotherapy is to create a sense of wholeness and harmony within the individual, and to foster self-awareness and self-care. Holistic practitioners use a variety of approaches, including traditional talk therapy, mindfulness practices, and body-based therapies like movement therapy. They also may incorporate nutrition, physical activity, and other lifestyle factors into treatment plans.
Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)Person-centered therapy, or Rogerian therapy, was developed by Carl Rogers in the 1940’s. It is a form of talk therapy that emphasizes the importance of providing psychological safety, unconditional positive regard, and empathic understanding to clients. This type of therapy is based on the belief that individuals have an innate capacity for self-actualization and self-understanding and that the therapist's role is to provide a supportive environment in which this process can take place. Through the use of active listening, open-ended questions, and non-judgmental reflection, the therapist helps the client to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a safe and accepting environment. By doing so, clients are able to gain insight into their issues, develop a greater understanding of themselves, and work towards personal growth.
Relational PsychotherapyRelational psychotherapy is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on a person’s relationships with others and the dynamics between them. It emphasizes the importance of the therapeutic relationship between the client and the therapist, and it explores the meaning and purpose of relationships in the client’s life. Relational psychotherapy seeks to understand how the client’s past relationships shape their current experiences and how the client interacts with others. The goal is to help the person develop healthier relationships and better communication skills so they can become more emotionally connected to others.