Liz Khalighi BA, RSSW, MA (Cand.)
Registered Social Service Worker, Psychotherapist
Liz (she/her) is the Founder and Clinic Director. for Milton Psychotherapy Centre (formerly known as Liz Khalighi Counselling and Psychotherapy). She is a gender-affirming and dedicated clinician with over 19 years of experience delivering mental health and behavioural services to families and adults. Liz's personalized approach to treatment aims to bring clarity into complex life circumstances. Her clients have noted that she is welcoming, non-judgemental and effective in her approach to helping them to achieve their goals. The counselling process can be overwhelming. Liz is skilled at creating comfort and rapport while incorporating humour and levity into the most intense situations. Liz will take the time to learn about her clients strengths and skills because these are some of the most important factors that build resilience when life feels heavy.
Liz is Social Service Worker Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and is a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals. Liz earned a Social Service Worker Diploma from Humber College in Toronto while concurrently working toward her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Philosophy. Liz is a graduate of the Masters of Counselling Psychology Program at Yorkville University.
Liz is the Founder of the Supporting Your Anxious Child - Blueprint for Parents digital course. This is a self-paced, online program designed specifically for parents of anxious children. This 6-module course is filled with everything parents need in order to respond effectively to their child and to stop yelling or walking on eggshells. Click Here to learn more and join the program today.
Liz is a certified Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) practitioner and is certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.
Liz is an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) trained clinician and received her training with EMDRIA approved trainer, Dr. Amanda Bell.
Liz's practice can be supervised by a Registered Clinical Psychologist if your benefits provider requires this. Check with your insurance provider to be certain.
Liz lives with her husband and 2 children in Halton.