"As a psychotherapist, I take a relational and compassionate approach with mindfulness. Pillars to my practice are authenticity, compassion, curiosity, mutuality, inclusion, and playfulness. I Integrate with many modalities and I am most of all client-centered. This means that I believe the healing capacity and the answers are in you and about you!
I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC), a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) here in the Province of Ontario, and I am a Certified Brainspotter. I completed my Master's Degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of Ottawa and my Honours B.A. in Psychology at Brock University. To date I have completed some of the most recent and advanced Canadian and International trainings in Brainspotting and Internal Family Systems Therapy. I am actively involved in research in regard to new applications of psychotherapy (involving our animal relationships) and regularly give talks at universities in Ontario and Quebec. I have extensive life experience in the field of mental health, including working with trauma, grief, substance misuse (addictions), anxiety, depression, relational troubles, as well self-harm, mood disorders, and personality disorders. My experience comes from formal/professional training, my education, years of my own work and volunteering on the frontlines and margins of mental health, and of course my own personal life journey and recovery!
My name is Robert Vincent Piro and I would be honoured and grateful to walk beside you on this path in psychotherapy."