Anuschka Naidoo, MA

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Areas of Practice

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Stress Management

  • Motivation and Goal Setting

  • Addiction and Substance Abuse

  • Sexual Violence

  • Life Skills

  • Career Counselling

Approaches Used

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Group Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Brief Strategic Therapy


Everyone deserves to have a safe place to share their inner most private experiences. Anuschka supports her clients as they overcome challenges, develop strengths and skills, and move forward in their lives. With a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Victoria, she has developed an integrative and trauma informed approach to counselling. She guides her clients to achieve clarity, adopt practical tools and techniques, and build a solid foundation in order to create a fulfilling life. Anuschka creates a welcoming environment that is compassionate, respectful and supportive to achieve the best results for her clients.

Anuschka is passionate about community service and both personal and professional self-development. She has over 6 years of experience counselling individuals, facilitating group therapy sessions, and developing life skills workshops and mental health programs for community organizations. In order to meet her clients’ varying needs, she integrates a variety of theoretical backgrounds, such as Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Brief Strategic Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. With clinical experience in the fields of mental health, substance abuse, trauma and developmental disabilities, Anuschka has experience working with people from all walks of life and diverse backgrounds.

In addition to Peak-Resilience Therapy, you can find Anuschka at the YMCA as a counsellor and facilitator in mental health and employment programs. Additionally, she is a co-founder of the YMCA Youth Mindfulness Group, an innovative program that supports young adults who experience anxiety. Whether you are considering counselling for the first time or you are looking for a new approach, Anuschka will tailor her services to meet your individual needs and equip you with the tools you need to live a rich and meaningful life.

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Counselling with Anuschka has been great. I feel less heavy after our sessions because I’ve been able to talk about really painful things and she has given me the space to think about things a little differently. I feel calmer and more grounded now.”
— A.T.- Age 28
My session with Anuschka today was really constructive because I have now learned a coping tool that I can use when I am feeling stressed and overwhelmed.
— R.B.- Age 22
Counselling with Anuschka has been really helpful because I’ve been able to gain perspective about things that are going on in my life and I’ve been able to talk about my family which has helped me understand more about who I am and why I behave the way I do.
— H.W.- Age 34
Counselling has been so good for me. Anuschka is a sounding board for me and I appreciate the support and guidance she has provided. Anuschka has given me the opportunity to be more accepting of myself.
— Anonymous

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