Alla is a Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist and maintains a private practice in Toronto, Ontario. With over 15 years experience as a Therapist and Clinical Social Worker and as a graduate of the University of Toronto, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with various clients.
In addition to being a relationship therapist, Alla has been trained as a Jungian Sandplay Therapist and is currently a member of Canadian Sandplay Therapy Association. Alla presented at the International Sandplay Therapy Congress speaking on the topics of Psychotherapy and use of the Arts in Psychotherapy.
Alla is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Master of Social Work ( University of Toronto)
Bachelor of Social Work (Metropolitan University)
Master of Arts (specializing in Philosophy) (Latvias University, Latvia, Riga)
Master of Education (Ural's University, Yekaterinburg, Russia)
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Social Worker (Ontario College of Social Service Workers and Social Workers)
Jungian Sandpaly Therapy
Patterns of Creative Unconscious (Assisi Institute, Vermont, US)
Jungian Dream Pattern Analysis (Assisi Institute )
Cultural Interpreter (Russian -English-Russian )
Professional Activities and Memberships
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Artistic and Therapeutic Mask Masking