Monica Aguilar is a Clinical Associate and Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who provides psychotherapy and psychological services to adolescents and adults under the supervision of Dr. Taslim Alani-Verjee at Silm Centre for Mental Health. She is a graduate of York University where she completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree. She is a current student at Adler Graduate Professional School pursuing a Master of Psychology degree.
Monica is passionate about creating a safe space that is non-judgmental, accepting, compassionate, and respectful where clients can feel genuinely comfortable discussing whatever is on their mind. She is dedicated to collaboratively working with her clients, and primarily uses a trauma-informed and person-centred perspective in therapy. She also believes in an integrative approach to therapy, and includes CBT, ACT, and mindfulness. For Monica, being able to help in any impactful capacity is the most rewarding gift.