Aisha Applewhaite
RSW, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Phone
Email

Aisha Applewhaite is a highly skilled therapist and hospital-based Registered Social Worker. She has extensive experience in the areas of crisis, acute and chronic suicidality, self-harm behaviour, and serious and pervasive mental illness including depression, anxiety and personality disorders. Aisha assists patients and clients with many issues including impulsive behaviour, feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope, trouble dealing with emotions, relationship struggles and distorted cognitive patterns. Aisha works with adults, teens, couples and families in both community and hospital settings. She creates a space where you can feel comfortable and free of judgement. Aisha prides herself on partnering with patients and clients to engage in goal driven, best-practice treatment aimed at creating a harmonized life that is worth living and grounded in connection, resiliency, balance and peace.

"Hi there, I’m Aisha and I promise not nearly as dry or boring as this bio makes me sound.  I’m actually quite funny and many of my patients describe me as down to earth and really easy to talk to...oh, and super non-judgy!"

Practice Location:
168 Queen Street South, unit 208, Mississauga, ON, L5M 1K8
Sessions also offered virtually.

Practice Hours:
Weekday Mornings, Weekday Afternoon, Weekday Evenings

Education:
Master's of Social Work (McMaster University)


Areas of Specialty:

Borderline Personality Disorder
High/Active Suicidality
Other self harming
Emotional Regulation
Social Anxiety
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Depression
Young Adult


Therapeutic Modalities Include:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Psychodynamic
Strength-based
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
Mindfulness
Short-Term Solution Focused