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Gregory I. Smith

Gregory is a therapist who combines deep empathy with insightful understanding. His practice is centered around guiding individuals through the complexities of their emotions, particularly those influenced by early life experiences. He is professional, reliable, and approachable, creating a space where clients feel supported and understood. While he stays away from conventional labels like 'healing,' his focus is on empowering individuals to navigate their emotional landscapes with greater awareness and self-compassion.

His methodology is grounded yet dynamic, subtly integrating innovative perspectives to enrich the therapeutic journey. Gregory's style is distinctive; he balances professionalism with a relatable, down-to-earth demeanor, ensuring clients find both comfort and depth in their explorations with him. He embodies the qualities of a therapist who is not just a guide but also a partner in the journey towards personal growth and self-understanding.

Professional Qualification, Licenses, and Registrations

Gregory, holding a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University, is deeply committed to addressing the multifaceted nature of emotional experiences, often shaped by early life events. His training spans various therapeutic approaches, with a focus on those most effective for understanding and navigating complex emotional landscapes:

  • Schema Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Trauma-Informed Practice

  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Attachment-based Therapy

  • Humanistic Therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Psychodynamic Therapy

  • Trauma Focused Therapy

Gregory's approach is client-centered, adapting to the unique needs and conditions of each individual.


A licensed and accredited member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C.), he is dedicated to ongoing professional development, ensuring his methods remain current and effective.

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