Sumbel is a child and family therapist as well as a psycho-educational consultant at FPC. She offers therapy to children and adolescents, with specific experience offering services to multiracial and multilingual children, in schools, community organizations, government facilities, and hospitals. Sumbel offers counselling for children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional, and behavioral concerns. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), as well as Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT). She works collaboratively with clients to create a comfortable and engaging experience for children, teens, and families. Sumbel believes that a non-judgmental and safe space for her patients is the key to establishing strong rapport. After completing her Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University, Sumbel earned her Master of Psychology at Adler Graduate Professional School. She also obtained a graduate certificate in psychometric assessment. Sumbel is providing clinical services under the supervision of Dr. Mirisse Foroughe while in the process of registering with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).
In her role as one of our full-time Psycho-educational Consultants, Sumbel offers psycho-educational, attentional, gifted, and socio-emotional testing for children and adolescents aged 6 through 16. She also provides evidence-based ADHD coaching. In addition to her clinical work, she has served as a research assistant and provided group psychotherapy in various public and private practice settings across the GTA.