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Demian Brown Toronto Psychotherapist

Brown Psychotherapy & Associates are a dedicated team of mental health professionals who provide quality psychological consultation, assessment, therapy, and treatment to adults, adolescents, couples, organizations, children, and their families in need of guidance, mental healthcare, and counselling services. Each professional is highly trained and qualified in their areas of expertise, holds appropriate credentials or licensure, follows guidelines for evidence-based practice. All therapists have the skills and expertise to provide multiple modes of treatment including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Basic EMDR, humanistic, and psychodynamic approaches, but also many other forms of treatment uniquely matched to the client’s preferences and needs.

Alyssa James MSW, RSW

I’m an experienced Addictions Group Facilitator working in areas of family support, residential care, residential intensive treatment, and second stage housing. I’m completing EMDR training.

Demian Brown MSW, RSW 

I have been in practice since 2003 and hold a Masters Degree in Social Work from University of Toronto specializing in Addictions with further specialized training in CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Therapy and EMDR Basic training.

Gulin Aydin

Gulin has expertise in many areas. She’s an expert in the treatment of trauma and PTSD using EMDR and she trains other therapists to use this technique. Guilin also used EMDR as a Waterloo Success Coach to help professionals to perform better at work. Guilin holds a Master of Social Work degree from Wilfred Laurier University. She has advanced EMDR Training, Part I, received at Holyoke Medical Center in Boston, MA and EMDR Training, Part II, received at EMDR HAP, Chicago, IL. Gulin’s background includes more than a decade of experience in various clinical and counselling settings as a Waterloo Psychotherapist.
She worked in the Waterloo Region Nurse Practitioner Clinic and Woodstock Area Community Health Centre and an Individual, family and couples counsellor at Carizon Family and Community Services and Lutherwood Family Counselling. Gulin has experience treating addiction as Addiction Counsellor in the Addiction Services Program of Thames Valley (ADSTV) and she’s Facilitated workshops, providing training in Waterloo region.
Gulin believes in a holistic approach including Cognitive Therapy and encourages clients to supplement their therapy with exercise, yoga, nutrition awareness and spiritual and/or faith based practice when they are so inclined.
As a holistic Trauma and EMDR Therapist and Success Coach my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and discover greater confidence and self-awareness along your journey. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life and bring you more success to your future.
If you’re looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you are just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.

Pelin Su Gündoğdu

Pelin Su Gündoğdu is Demian Brown’s administrative Assistant and apprentice residing in Waterloo, Ontario and will be enrolling in a Social Service and Social Service Worker Program and then pursuing; first a Bachelors Degree and then a Masters Degree in Social work. Pelin is intelligent and compassionate with excellent analytical ability and is highly responsible and proficient at accomplishing tasks quickly.