Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Amanda is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). Born and raised in Cornwall, Amanda graduated from La Citadelle Secondary School (2014) and continued her education by obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology at Bishop’s University (2014-2018), followed by a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University (2020-2022). Since 2018, Amanda has worked in the mental health field and has gained experience with youth, adult, and older adult populations, as well as different mental health concerns, such as life stresses, family or relationship problems, boundary-setting, anxiety, grief, and depression. Amanda’s education and experience have provided her with the knowledge and skills to provide impactful therapy.
At Cotton Mill Rehab, Amanda offers individual counselling and psychotherapy for youth (ages 15 to 24) and adults (ages 18 to 64) experiencing mental health concerns such as life stresses, anxiety, and depression. Amanda takes a collaborative and strength-based approach to the therapeutic process, emphasizing boundaries and self-care, as well as utilizing a combination of therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, to support clients and their unique needs.
Recent Articles by Amanda Thomas
Boundaries are Self-Care!
Boundaries are often psychological or emotional, but can also be physical, and can range from being loose to rigid, with healthy boundaries often falling somewhere in between. Healthy boundaries can serve to establish our identity by helping us define our...
What is Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)?
A brief look at psychotherapy’s gold standard. Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a commonly used and empirically supported form of psychotherapy that is accessible, versatile, goal-oriented, structured, and time-limited (6 to 20 sessions). It is used to treat a...