Are you depressed and/or anxious?

Are you suffering from low self-esteem?

Are you experiencing relationship problems?

Do you procrastinate and are unable to motivate yourself?

Do you need someone to talk to?


At the Mor Centre for Student Counselling and Development (MCSCD) we recognize that getting through college and university poses many difficult challenges that might interfere with academic success and functioning in everyday life.  We provide a professional and supportive environment helping our clients develop resiliency, problem solving skills, and the achievement of personal goals through individual and group counseling, career counseling, and mastering learning skills. Student well-being and success is our optimal goal.

The Mor Centre offers culturally sensitive services that respect and appreciate the diversity of the student community.

CBT group for healthy body image coming in February 2019

DBT Skills Group for Emotion Regulation Now Open

Anxiety and Stress Management Group Now Open

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We are pleased to be able to offer online appointments through Telemedicine

Contact us for more details……

Our Team

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Dr. Shulamit Mor

 PhD    C Psych

Contract Faculty, Department of Psychology York University

Clinical Supervisor, Personal Counselling Services (PCS) York University

Director, Mor Centre for Performance Psychology

Dr. Mor is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario in the areas of practice in Clinical, Counselling and Rehabilitation Psychology. She received her doctoral degree from York University in Toronto. In addition to her private practice she is also the director and founder of the Canadian Centre for Performance Psychology. Dr. Mor is a Level 2 Certified EMDR practitioner and uses this approach for trauma and performance enhancement work.

Dr. Mor provides individual psychotherapy, group therapy and life coaching and has had extensive experience with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, situational stressors, existential issues, performance issues and career transition.  


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Saeid Chavoshi

Ph.D Candidate, Clinical-Developmental Psychology, York University

Professor, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Trained in CBT, DBT, EFT and Mindfulness-based clinical interventions.

Saeid is a doctoral trainee at York University where he is involved in undergraduate teaching, supervision, graduate research, and clinical work.  His doctoral research program focuses on the development of techniques for improving time-management and behavioural skills that help students succeed in their post-secondary education.

Based on his doctoral research and training Saeid provides  Academic Skills Coaching, including Time-Management skill development training.  He works in partnership with  his clients helping them focus on the learning process, examine their learning methods, work habits, and barriers to success. His services are used by students with learning difficulties or those who are finding the transition to university setting challenging. He also consults students who are preparing to write competitive examinations for professional programs on how to optimize learning and time-management skills.


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Anna Kriewald

M Ed, M Psy(c)

Anna is a member of both The Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists, and The Ontario College of Teachers. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education and is currently completing her Master’s Degree in Psychology, with a particular focus on Adlerian Psychotherapy as well as School Social, Emotional and Psychological Assessments. She completed training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Trauma, and Mindfulness.

Anna has experience in psychological assessments. Her work in Psychometrics has further added to her knowledge and experience with anxiety and depression at various ages and stages of life.

At the university level, Anna has provided counselling to students who suffer from symptoms of Anxiety and Depression. She has trained at the York University Counselling Centre, where she worked with undergraduate and graduate level Canadian and International students from various academic programs. Anna is committed to students’ emotional, mental and physical well-being. She utilizes her experience and training to help her clients achieve a well-balanced, healthy and fulfilling life.



Alyssa Durbin


Alyssa Durbin has a degree in Clinical and Counselling psychology (M.Psy) from Adler Professional Graduate School in Toronto. She works with adults suffering from depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship difficulties and trauma-related issues. She holds graduate certificates in Trauma Therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and received training by experts in the field of Emotion Focused Couples Therapy.


Alyssa divides her time between working part time in a residential eating disorders program and at Mor Centres where she offers both group therapy (CBT and DBT) and individual therapy with university and college population as well as adults of all ages.


Alyssa’s warm and empathetic relationship with her clients create a comforting environment for healing and growth. She utilizes a person-centered approach helping clients reach the goals they wish to achieve while promoting holistic health through a variety of therapeutic techniques. To get in touch with Alyssa please go to (if you are a postsecondary student). Otherwise please go to



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Alysa Nichols

M.Ed. R.P. (Qualifying)

Alysa is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She holds an M.Ed. degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy from The University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education as well as a B.Sc. in Psychology: Brain and Cognition from the University of Guelph.

Alysa divides her time between performing psychological assessments and offering group and individual therapy at the Mor Psychology Centres. With her extensive experience working with college and university students she is particularly attuned to the struggles faced by this population.

Alysa takes a holistic approach to therapy by using a variety of modalities to suit each client’s specific needs. She draws upon her knowledge in Person Centred, Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Techniques (DBT). She works collaboratively with her clients helping them to explore their concerns, identify their strengths and develop healthy coping strategies to allow for self-growth and healing. She has been working with individuals who experience symptoms of Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, (GAD), Social Anxiety, Low Self Esteem, Trauma and overall life difficulties.

To get in touch with Alysa please go to the following:

If you are a postsecondary student please use the Contact Us section on this website.

www. for all other clients.

Services offered

Mor Centre for student counselling and development

Counselling & Therapeutic Approaches


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Existential Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprogramming (EMDR)

Solution Based Therapies.


Group Counselling - To register please fill out the Contact Us form

CBT Skills Group for Positive Body Image - coming Early February 2019 - contact us now!

This group is suitable for individuals struggling with body acceptance, eating pathologies, and body-related thought distortions. Using a CBT approach, individuals in this group will learn to identify both thoughts (cognitions) and actions (behaviours) which play a critical role in maintaining a negative body image.

DBT Skills Group for Emotional Regulation

This group is appropriate for individuals struggling with extreme emotional sensitivity. Using DBT skills, learn how to manage negative and overwhelming emotions, while increasing positive experiences. The goals of this group will be to better understand your emotions, to reduce emotional vulnerability and to decrease emotional suffering.

DBT Skills Group for Distress Tolerance

This group is appropriate for those needing to learn how to manage distress in a healthy way. These set of skills are helpful for situations where an individual may not have control of a situation but needs to manage their responses. DBT skills will help individuals to cope and survive crisis situations, whilst also helping with physical and emotional pain. Skills include mindfulness, radical acceptance, self-soothing with senses and distraction.

Vocational Coaching

Assistance with career choices and vocational direction, including #Studyhacks

Learning skills

Time Management, Social Media Addiction, Procrastination, Anger Management.


Psychological and Psycho-vocational assessments

Eating Disorders

Strategies for eating pathologies and body-related thought distortions


Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or inquiries.

Call or Text at 416 505-0881

180 Bloor Street West, Suite 806, Toronto ON, M5S 2V6

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