About Ms. Tharmakulasagaram


Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Subitha is dedicated to assisting children and teens in crisis who suffer from emotional dysregulation, anxiety and depressive symptoms. Through her warm and compassionate approach, she strives to create an inclusive and accepting environment where clients feel comfortable discussing the challenges they face. Her therapeutic approach draws from various modalities, primarily rooted in cognitive behavioural and psychodynamic frameworks. By focusing on clients’ strengths, she guides them towards reaching their full potential through incremental and realistic goal setting, among other effective strategies.

Subitha holds a master’s degree (M.A.) in Counselling Psychology and is an active member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). For the past 13 years, Subitha has also actively served her native Tamil community as an advocate. Witnessing the impact of limited mental health services on her community inspired her to pursue a career as a therapist. Her active involvement within the community, combined with her personal life experiences, profoundly shapes her practice. She is committed to providing culturally-sensitive and trauma-informed care, recognizing and respecting the unique needs of individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Children and adolescents (aged 10-17)


English, French, Tamil






Child/Adolescent Psychotherapy

Areas of practice

Stress and anxiety, low mood and depressive symptom, relationship issues, attention and hyperactivity, emotional dysregulation, trauma, grief/loss/bereavement, issues related to immigration/acculturation, issues related to systemic and internalized racism.

Therapeutic approach

Integrative approach including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), emotion focused therapy (EFT), and techniques from psychodynamic and humanistic approaches.

Therapeutic stance

Warm, trauma-informed, culturally-sensitive


Master of Arts (Honours) in Counselling Psychology/Yorkville University

Additional Certifications and Training

  • Antisocial and Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • The Psycho-affective Issues of People of Immigrant Origin
  • Bereavement Awareness in the Context of Traumatic Death
Fee (tax included)
  • Per 50 min. sessions

Ms. SUBITHA THARMAKULASAGARAM Registered Psychotherapist (Q) – Online therapy for kids & teens