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Garima Garg

Counsellor

Certified Life Coach

RCC # 21229

CCC # # 11247762

Virtual Only

Accepting New Clients

Welcome to a safe harbour for your journey towards healing. I am Dr. Garima Garg, a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Certified Life Coach.

 

I specialize in Cognitive behavioural therapy, Neuro-linguistic programming and Dialectical behavioural therapy with clients struggling with their emotions, including in response to
unresolved childhood trauma, issues related to family of origin, adult interpersonal trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, gender identity, ADHD, borderline personality disorder, body dysphoria, substance use, low self-esteem, and relationships, including issues related to infidelity and other relationship conflicts.

 

In addition, I integrate other evidence-based approaches into treatment, as relevant, to meet clients’ unique needs. With a foundation in evidence-based practices and a holistic approach to wellness, I hold a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology along with over six of experience practicing in numerous outpatient settings, including private practices, university counselling centres, and interdisciplinary rehabilitation clinics in India and Canada.

 

Through a collaborative and client-centred approach, I empower individuals to tap into their inherent strengths, rewrite limiting beliefs, and navigate life's transitions with confidence and clarity. By integrating NLP techniques, I facilitate profound shifts in mindset and behaviour, empowering clients to overcome obstacles and achieve their fullest potential. I
provide a safe space for you to connect with, deepen, and explore your experience, whether you come alone or with a partner. I believe that you, as the client, are the expert of your
experience, while my expertise lies in helping people walk through their experience in a way that leads them to discover new potentials, choices, and ways of being that ultimately enhance their lives.


Together, we will explore the depths of your inner landscape, uncovering hidden strengths, and illuminating pathways towards growth and fulfilment. Your story matters, and I am
honoured to walk alongside you as you reclaim ownership of your narrative and embrace the fullness of your potential.
Let's navigate the complexities of life together and chart a course towards a brighter, more fulfilling future.

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Education & Training

  • Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC), British Columbia Association of Clinical

  •  Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C), Canadian Counselling and

Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) 11247762

 

  • Ph.D. in Psychology (Specialization- Clinical Psychology)

 

  • Masters of Arts in Psychology (Specialization- Clinical Psychology)

  •  Bachelor’s of Arts (Honours in Psychology)

  • Professional Ethics in Counselling, Athabasca University

  • The Association for Psychological Therapies (APT) certified CBT training

  • The Association for Psychological Therapies (APT) certified DBT training

  • Certified training in motivational interview from The Association for

Psychological Therapies.

  • First Aid with CPR and AED (Reg ID 37799)

  • The American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) certified Life

Coach

 

  • The American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) certified

Associate Leadership and Executive Coach

 

  •  Attended workshop on Suicide Intervention and Treatment for Counsellors

and Psychologists at 2023 Suicide Prevention Summit.

 

  •  Attended session on Suicide Prevention and AI at 2023 Suicide Prevention

Summit.

  • Attended session on Growth Potential in the Suicidal Experience

 

  • Attended session on Ketamine-Assisted Therapy for Treatment-Resistant

Depression

 

  • Attended a lecture on A Common Sense Approach to Clinical Suicidology

  • Attended session on Natives Helping Natives: The Journey of the Native and

Strong Lifeline

  • Attended session on PROTECT: Navigating Risk vs Recovery - Practical

Uses of the Care Compass

  • Attended session on Safety is Skill: Lived Experience Storytelling that Does

No Harm
 

  • Attended session on The Neuroscience of Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour

 

  • CBT, DBT, JPMR, Bio- feedback training, Fortis healthcare, India.

 

  •  Ph.D Research thesis: The role of emotional intelligence, parenting style and attachment

style as a predictor for borderline personality disorder among young adults

 

  • Research paper presented in World Conference on Psychology, titled: Misdiagnosis of

Borderline Personality Disorder - Reasons and Implications

 

  •  Research paper presented in International Conference on Technologies, Sustainable

Development Goals and Academia-1: Explicit and Implicit Self-Esteem of Narcissist and
Non- Narcissist

 

  •  Working paper: Emotional Regulation in Narcissistic Individuals

 

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