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"Be dedicated to change the way in which people see mental illness at all levels of society. If not for yourself, advocate for those who are struggling in silence.” - Germany Kent

Sam Boulazreg

Registered Psychotherapist 

Hi, my name is Sam and I am a licence psychotherapist with a master's degree in counseling psychology. I have been working in the mental health field for 6 years and have experience helping individuals of all ages navigate various challenges, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and trauma. 

As a clinician, I mainly draw from cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and mindfulness-based modalities to provide clients with a greater understanding of themselves and their emotions. I believe that everyone has the capacity to grow and change, build resilience, and develop the necessary skills to cope with life's challenges. Additionally, as a former university athlete, I understand the challenges that athletes face as they transition in and out of sports and the reshaping of identity that comes with this process. 

Outside of my work as a therapist, I am passionate about research. I have published several peer-reviewed articles on topics such as mental health, loneliness, self-care, and burnout. I currently work as an independent academic researcher for an academic journal, and I infuse contemporary research into my role as a therapist by allowing it to continuously inform best-practice strategies.

Specialties and additional training:

  • Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP)

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Certificate

 Modalities: cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness based cognitive therapy, emotion focused therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy.

Issues treated: Stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body dysphoria, grief, addictions, eating disorders, ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, relationship issues, personality disorders, chronic pain, self-esteem issues, life transitions, and anger management.


Demographic: 12+ Individuals, family and couples 

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