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Gabriela Arriola

B.A., B.S.W., MSW., R.S.W., Registered Social Worker

Gabriela Arriola

Gabriela offers Counselling/Psychotherapy services in-person and virtually.

Gabriela Arriola practices counselling and therapy in Vaughan. Gabriela is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers, Social Service Workers, and The Ontario Association of Social Workers.

Gabriela has many years of expertise in counselling and psychotherapy working with individuals, couples and families. In her current practice, as a social worker/psychotherapist, she is respectful of people’s diverse life experiences by valuing their existing strengths with an empathetic and positive approach to the challenges they face. She has worked with people facing multi-faceted issues in their relationships and communities including: struggles with trauma, divorce, abuse, grief, anxiety, depression, parenting and anger. She began her practice in Uruguay and works in both Spanish and English.

She has a Master Degree in Social Work from York University, and she is a Registered Social Worker.

Gabriela has training in diverse counselling and psychotherapeutic techniques that are trauma informed such as EMDR (Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing), mindfulness, and sensorimotor psychotherapy that along with psychodynamics Psychotherapy  present a powerful tool/ process to overcome deep and sever wounds due to trauma. The body’s intelligence is largely an untapped resource in Psychotherapy. She   draws on the wisdom of the body to support therapeutic change, as to not solely rely on talking therapy. Throughout her 20 years of psychotherapy experience, she has learned how to work in respectful alliance and cooperation with the client when “words are not enough” to express their traumatic experiences.

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Therapist Information

Offers Online CounsellingOffers In-Person Counselling
Age Groups Served

Adults, Child Elementary, Child Preschool, Couples, Early Adolescents, Families, Late Adolescents

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Counsellor's Gender


Conditions Treated

Adjustment issues, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attachment, Behavioural Challenges, Body Image, Boundaries, Bullying - School, Bullying - Workplace, Career and Work Related Issues, Career/Work Performance Issues, Change and Transition, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Chronic Illness, Codependency, Communication and Intimacy, Compassion Fatigue, Conflict Resolution, Crisis, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce & Separation, Ethnic/Minority Issues, Gender & Identity Issues, Grief & Bereavement, Infertility, Marital Issues, Memory Issues, Mood Disorders, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorder, Phobias, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Postpartum Depression, Pre-Marital Counselling, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Self Esteem, Self Harm, Sexual Orientation, Sleep Disorders, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma

Services Offered

Assessment, Individual Counselling, Marital and Premarital Therapy, Marriage & Couples Counselling

Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Narrative, Psychodynamic, Short Term Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy


8760 Jane St . Unit 206 B,
Vaughan ON
L4K 2M9

  • 8760 Jane St . Unit 206 B,
    Vaughan ON
    L4K 2M9

    Appointments Available:

    Weekday Mornings and Afternoons

Distance Counselling
Also Available!

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