About Marika Pollak,
I am a psychotherapist, and have had a successful private practice
for over 25 years. I have also provided clinical training for
graduate students for many years.
My approach to psychotherapy is based on Psychodynamic
Theory, specifically on Self-Psychology.
Knowledge from the areas of Attachment
Theory, treatment of dissociation, Cognitive
Behavioral Psychology, and feminist analysis are a core
part of my understanding. I also use tools from other approaches
along with my intuition, creativity, and listening and empathic
In addition to counselling and psychotherapy, I offer clinical consultation services to other therapists.
My private psychotherapy practice is based in Toronto.
- B.A., majors in Psychology and English
- Master in Social Work, University of Toronto
- Additional training: Self-Psychology, Trauma treatment, Dissociation
treatment, EMDR, levels 1 and 2.