Simar Gill Lowther
Simar is a compassionate and dedicated psychotherapist who specializes in providing support to a diverse range of clients, including children (ages ten and up), teenagers, adults, elders (65+), families, and couples. She is deeply committed to helping individuals and groups navigate through various challenges they may face in life.
Simar’s therapeutic expertise extends to addressing issues such as anxiety, trauma, addictions, infidelity, communication difficulties, intimacy struggles, and traits associated with narcissistic personalities. Additionally, she provides valuable guidance during significant life transitions, including coping with grief and many other concerns that her clients may encounter.
In her therapeutic practice, Simar facilitates a journey into the depths of emotions, often exploring painful experiences that may hinder one’s sense of acceptance, understanding, and engagement in life and relationships. Her approach also encompasses addressing issues like low self-esteem, self-criticism, and perfectionism. She employs a comprehensive approach that focuses on understanding and transforming negative patterns that can disrupt relationships, making her an expert in family therapy to foster improved connection and communication among partners.
As an Asian therapist, Simar is particularly attuned to serving individuals from diverse backgrounds. Drawing from her personal experience of growing up in a multicultural environment and undergoing the acculturation process, she possesses invaluable insights into the complexities of identity, belonging, and the unique psychological challenges that immigrants and Asian individuals often face.
Simar’s therapeutic practice is grounded in an integrative and evidence-based approach, primarily drawing from Mindfulness-based Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Attachment-Based Therapy, Trauma-informed techniques, and the Gottman Method. She firmly believes in tailoring her methods to meet the unique needs and circumstances of each client, ensuring the most effective and personalized treatment.
With a Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychology from Yorkville University, Simar is committed to continual growth and learning in her specialized areas of practice. Her educational background also includes an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from India. Additionally, she holds diplomas in Addiction and Mental Health from Durham College and Health Care Administration from St. Lawrence College.
Her greatest joy as a psychotherapist is witnessing the transformative power of therapy in the lives of her clients. She has observed individuals overcoming adversity, breaking free from self-limiting beliefs, and forging healthier, more fulfilling paths for themselves. She eagerly looks forward to the privilege of contributing to the well-being of those she is fortunate enough to serve.