Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) #14061
deVries Counselling Group
Port Moody, BC
Education and Experience
Ganimat is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with 15 years of multi-cultural experience working with children, teens, adults, and families.
She has a Masters of Psychology from India and a Masters of Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in Canada.
Having worked in a variety of settings, Ganimat has experience working with a range of child and adult populations.
Ganimat also works with clients funded by the Crime Victims Assistance Program.
Ganimat has training in:
- Emotion Focussed Family Therapy (EFFT)- empowering parents to build strong bonds with their children
- Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Expressive Arts – Play Therapy, Art, and Sand-Tray
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy Level I and II
- Occupational Awareness Training: First Responder Level I and II
Ganimat works with children and teens age 5-19, adults and families. Her areas of specialization include:
- Trauma (emotional, physical, & sexual abuse)
- Stress, Anxiety, & Depression
- Supporting parents to connect with their child
Coming from a family of psychologists, Ganimat has always been fascinated with human behavior.
She is a compassionate and an easy to relate to therapist. She quickly builds relationships with parents, teens, and adults, offering them hope to overcome their problems so they can have a more fulfilling life.
Ganimat is passionate about her work and is eager to continue learning, in order to provide the best quality of care.
With her extensive multi-cultural experience and fluency in English, Punjabi, and Hindi, Ganimat is skilled at working with a range of cultures.
Ganimat believes that each individual is unique and has the potential to shine when offered the right support.
Working from a client-centred approach means that Ganimat’s clients set the direction and goals for therapy. She also takes a family system perspective, meaning that she helps individuals solve their problems in the context of their family units.
In her therapy sessions, Ganimat uses expressive arts modalities, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness. She uses these approaches to build on her client’s strengths and to help them feel better about themselves.
Being an immigrant, Ganimat understands the struggles and stresses related to creating a new life and adjusting to a new environment and culture.
Ganimat is happily married and has a teenage daughter.