Anxiety Solutions

Individual and Family Counselling Services

 

​Laurentiu Sasarean, MSW, RSW

Irit T. Israeli, MSW, RSW

  • ​​​​Therapeutic Approach and Experience

Laurentiu has an extensive clinical experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds and he is committed to integrate evidence-based and effective therapeutic approaches to support his clients overcome their difficulties of life and achieve their goals.  Besides the specific interest in addressing issues related to anxiety, stress and trauma, over the years of practice, Laurentiu has gained considerable experience in addressing issues related to relationship, parenting and life coping skills. Laurentiu is an interactive and integrative therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. Laurentiu works with each individual with compassion and empathy and he motivates his clients to build on their strengths and to attain their full potential.


  • Education

Laurentiu holds a Master of Social Work from University of Toronto and is certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), which has been empirically proven to be effective in addressing issues related to anxiety, stress, depression and trauma. Laurentiu is also certified in Brief Solution Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy and he is a Registered Life Coach with the Certified Coaches Federation. Laurentiu has also a Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis bestowed by University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine and Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

  • Professional Activities and Memberships

Laurentiu is a Registered Social Worker, in good standing with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, Ontario Association of Social Workers and Certified Coaches Federation.

  • ​​​​Therapeutic Approach and Experience

Irit's areas of specialization are: Trauma, Chronic Pain, Phobia, Panic Attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Behavior (OCD), Depression, Anxiety, Sleep problems, Grief & Bereavement, Relationship issues, and Early Childhood trauma / neglect.


  • Education

Irit has a Master of Social Work from York University, in Toronto, where she completed her Bachelor of Social Work studies as well. Irit is informed by the latest studies in neuroscience and uses a variety of therapeutic modalities based on these discoveries. She draws from approaches such as: CBT, DBT, Clinical Hypnosis, EMDR, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness, Guided Imagery, and Art Therapy.


  • Professional Activities and Memberships

Irit is a Registered Social Worker, in good standing with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers as well as Ontario Association of Social Workers.

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