Robyn Schachter,

M,Ed, C.Hyp, CT, RP

Psychotherapy & Associates
Phone: 416-576-0457


Working with the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

Psychotherapy and working with the Highly Sensitive Person allows for reflection and exploration. Noticing beliefs and core belief systems using and sensing subtle energies, being present, looking inward for inner guidance and the subtle art of  listening.

Developing intuition means preparing to trust yourself. You’ll learn to listen to the signals your body sends, use a body scanning exercise to read yourself and others, determine whether you’re an intuitive empath and learn to remember and interpret dreams. By developing intuition you’ll have the tools to trust yourself and make transformative decisions.

Developing intuition means preparing to trust yourself. You’ll learn to listen to the signals your body sends, use a body scanning exercise to read yourself and others, determine whether you’re an intuitive empath and learn to remember and interpret dreams.

Highly Sensitive People (HSP) exhibit a high measure of sensory processing sensitivity which is a personality trait that has been described as having hypersensitivity to external stimuli, high emotional reactivity, and greater depth of cognitive processing.  HSP is someone who is extra sensitive to all internal and external stimuli.

With compassionate Psychotherapy and using tools and strategies to support and identify the clients strengths.

Clinical Hypnosis
Integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with Clinical Hypnosis offers a powerful combination of these treatment strategies. Studies have shown Clinical Hypnosis can enhance Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment and treat trauma. Hypnosis is a useful tool for the treatment of anxiety, depression and fears. Clients whose issues may fall into the areas of psychological problems, habit change, or performance enhancement, may benefit significantly with hypnosis. Clinical Hypnosis enhances cognitive and behavioral therapies
The trance state is a natural phenomenon. During the trance state there a is heightened concentration for the specific purpose of heightening your potential, changing limiting beliefs and behaviors while gaining insight and wisdom. Clinical Hypnosis practiced by a trustworthy and professionally qualified therapist is completely safe and clients are always aware in and in control. A trained Clinical Hypnotherapist acts as a facilitator of the client’s work and process.
CBT Hypnotherapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
Is short-term psychotherapy that focuses on the client’s present situation assisting to identify the client’s dysfunctional and distorted thoughts, patterns and beliefs. These patterns of behavior’s are challenged, using this model. The client is educated on the relationship between his or her thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. CBT supports the use of treatment to support anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance abuse, and personality disorders. During CBT, the therapist will identify and challenge a client’s negative thought patterns. The therapist will also help the client understand the impact those thoughts have on his or behavior and feelings. By doing this, the therapist and the client will be able to come up with alternative thoughts that lead to more positive feelings and behaviors.
Mindfulness Psychotherapy
Mindfulness is about the quality of attention that you bring to the moments of your life; it’s awareness with non-judgmental, open-hearted acceptance. Mindfulness Psychotherapy improves your health, happiness and quality of life, which also allows you to be more present and focused for the important people in your life.








Mindfulness Psychotherapy allows for a broader sense of the present moment that includes thoughts and feelings about the past, present and future.

This approach helps you to focus your mind, see things more clearly and calm your the body. Mindfulness is a very helpful way to manage stress, thoughts and behaviours. Mindfulness Psychotherapy is a way to skillfully manage emotions and to stop reliving the past while putting feelings and thoughts into the future.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
DBT is designed primarily to treat clients with borderline personality disorder. In recent years, DBT has also proven effective for mood disorders, eating disorders and treatment for depression. DBT combines standard cognitive behavioural techniques with the concepts of acceptance and mindful awareness. DBT is used to regulate emotions and help clients to better tolerate emotional distress. Clients learn more effective alternatives and coping skills by understanding what behaviours are damaging, self-sabotaging, counterproductive or destructive and how to replace them with healthy habits and adaptive coping mechanisms.
The goal of DBT is to reduce impulsive behaviour, inappropriate anger, emotional outbursts, rage, anxiety, addictive behaviours and destructive habits. DBT helps clients utilise effective coping skills to deal with patterns of unstable, intense and volatile interpersonal relationships. Through the use of DBT techniques, clients will be able to improve social functioning and develop the skills necessary to deal with life issues by incorporating a more positive attitude and adaptive skills to enjoy more satisfying relationships.

DBT focuses on mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal skills and distress tolerance. It involves intensive individual therapy often accompanied by inpatient treatment and group therapy based on individual needs for the level of care.

Trauma Based Therapy
Person- Centered Therapy
Mindfulness Based Induction Response © - MBIR Cognitive Behavioral Therapies- CBT/DBT
When it comes to getting started with mindfulness, the most important thing is to actually understand what it means. Mindfulness means awareness. It is also a practice where you intentionally pay attention to the present moment while putting aside your programmed biases. This allows you to break free from old patterns that no longer serve you and open up to the possibilities of life.

Mindfulness techniques allow us to stand behind the waterfall of emotions and watch peacefully, from a safe distance, without getting swept away.

Mindfulness practices help you better connect to and relate to yourself so that you can better connect to and relate to others.

In the Psychotherapy practice, mindfulness practices are used in individual therapy sessions with clients as an integrated, holistic treatment approach. Combining mindfulness and meditation with traditional psychotherapy modalities can help enhance the healing process. These supplemental practices can bring you even greater emotional relief and equip you with a set of tools to carry with you at all times.

Mindfulness Therapies

• Helps you to objectively notice, observe, and witness your mental, emotional, and physical states, without becoming attached or tangled up in them.
• Prevents you from attaching undue meaning to thoughts, interactions, and experiences.
• Assists you in letting go of the irrational stories that get created in your mind.
• Keeps you grounded in the present and brings you back when you find yourself being pulled into the past or into the future.
• Encourages you to stop and pause before reacting impulsively so that you don’t later regret your behaviour.
• Tools to live life in the moment, the only place that life truly exists.
• Allows you the freedom to simply be- just as you are.

A new short-term therapy that releases the pain, fear, guilt and of trauma and other experiences without needing to intensely experience the origin of the feelings. ImTT treatment is for releasing trauma, anxiety, OCD compulsions and depression. In addition, the protocols for processing and releasing addictive behaviours using FSAP breaks behavioral addictions and eliminates the urges and cravings of substance addictions. The FSAP breaks the fixation between feeling and behavior. Identifying the exact feeling and behavior, the fixation can be gently released.
Clinical Supervision
Consultation Services
Reiki (pronounced Ray-key) is  an energy frequency of   healing. Tapping into an unlimited supply of energy to improve health and enhance the quality of life and those around you.

It is a natural energy technique that unlocks inner flow, releasing energy blocks to restore inner balance. Reiki treats the whole person including mind, body, emotions, and spirit. It  creates many beneficial effects such as feelings of peace, security, and well-being

Robyn Schachter Services

  • Individual Counselling

My aim is to provide a safe, nonjudgmental space for you to feel comfortable enough to talk about all of your experiences. Therapy  is a unique conversation,  where I  listen and take an active approach by asking questions to help you reflect on aspects of your life, offering feedback, guiding the conversation at times, and suggesting tools when helpful.

  • Marriage Counselling
  • Family Counseling

The issues I work with;

  • Anxiety (general anxiety, social anxiety, and panic attacks)
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Struggle to find an intimate relationship
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Career, work-related stress and life purpose
  • Codependency
  • Communication difficulties
  • Conflict Management
  • Transitions in relationships – common law, separation and divorce
  • Processing your childhood
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma

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Information Regarding Benefits Plans:

If you are going to be using benefits for therapy, please check your policy. It is the responsibility of the client to understand their policy before starting therapy.

I am covered under the title of Registered Psychotherapist. As I am supervised by a Registered Registered Social Worker, I can provide benefits under the services of Psychotherapy and MSW (Social Worker).

Payment is to be received at each session. Mastercard, Visa, Cash, Cheque and Debit accepted.