Meet Dr. Susan Sergeant

Chris 1 - croppedSusan Sergeant works with adults and adolescents seeking assistance and support in dealing with stressors and other day-to-day challenges.  Dr. Sergeant is particularly interested in working with individuals dealing with:

– Low mood, depression

– Fear, anxiety, and worry

– Difficulties related to traumatic experiences                                                                                                  

Dr. Sergeant’s service emphasizes listening to the individual needs and concerns of her clients, sharing ideas about what would help, based on her extensive knowledge of research-based approaches, and working together with her clients to bring about positive change.

Primarily, Dr. Sergeant practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She also applies elements of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) when appropriate. Her approach is flexible and geared towards the needs and goals of each client.

Dr. Sergeant received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from York University. Her recent professional experiences include positions at the Centre for Mental Health Research, the University of Waterloo Counselling and Psychological Services, the Work, Stress and Health Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), the York University Anxiety Research Lab, and the Vanier Centre for Women and Maplehurst Correctional Complex. Dr. Sergeant is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association. She can be reached at: ssergeant@mindfullivingcentre.ca