Ms. Anna B. Wolanczyk is a trained and experienced psychotherapist and counsellor with a well established experience in individual and couple psychotherapy and counselling. During the past 15 years she has worked in a variety of institutional settings including therapeutical communities, educational and business institutions. Ms. Wolanczyk works in private practice in Toronto and Mississauga. Her areas of expertise include:
- PTSD/anxiety disorders
- Marital/family/relationship problems
- Life transitions/adjustment problems
- Immigration stress related problems
Ms. Wolanczyk completed postgraduate studies in psychotherapy at Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw and is eligible for European Certificate for Psychotherapy.
She earned her master degree from Warsaw University, majors in pedagogy, psychology and human resources, and MBA diploma from University of Minnesota (US), majors in human resources and change management.
Presently she is working on her doctoral thesis titled Resourcefulness among Polish immigrants in Canada who experienced trauma related to MVA.
Since she is trained in various therapeutic methods, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychoanalysis, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Gestalt, Narrative Therapy her therapeutic approach is an eclectic one. This allows her to meet genuine needs of her clients and help them to free themselves from painful emotions, disturbing thoughts, maladaptive behaviour and at the same time to reveal of their real life potential. An existential and humanistic approach with mindfulness attitude helps her clients to discover their personal power, a capacity to enter into more meaningful activities or to contribute to the life in a fulfilling and enjoyable way.