Debra Langleben is a Registered Psychotherapist. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at McGill University, and her Master of Arts Degree in Counselling for Mental Health and Wellness at New York University. She has continued her education with training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She started her work in New York City at the Crime Victims Treatment Center, working with survivors of violent crimes. Since then, she has continued to specialize in the treatment of traumatic stress, and its impacts including depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and interpersonal issues. In addition to individual therapy, Debra provides couple and group therapy.
Debra is committed to an anti-oppressive, collaborative and person-centred approach to therapy. Her dedication to building a safe, empathic, and non-judgmental relationship with each client is the foundation of her work, and allows each client’s treatment to be individualized to their own goals. Based on a client’s wants and needs, Debra uses a mix of evidence-based approaches including CBT, DBT and Mindfulness to facilitate the growth that every client is capable of.