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Sogol Kafi, is Registered with the college of the registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and offers psychotherapy and consultation services to adults , and couples with a range of relational and emotional challenges. Sogol Kafi, has had clinical experience with adults and couples across public and private practice in Ottawa, Ontario for over a decade.
Sogol's training has been in evidence-based practice and her primary theoretical orientation is in Object-Relations Therapy and Self-Psychology. Additional training in other therapeutic methods such as Emotionally Focused Couple's therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Transnational Analysis Theory and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, have also enhanced her skill set. She uses client-centered, culturally responsive approaches and tailor to the needs of each unique client.
In addition, Sogol is a Professor at Algonquin College and has been the Coordinator of the Crisis Management, Human Psychology program since 2012. She is a published author in academic journals with a focus on Attachment theory as well an occasional producer of a Mental Health Radio show in Ottawa for the Iranian-Canadian Community. As a mother-psychotherapist Sogol is trained and certified in Aware Parenting Approach from the Aware Parenting Institute founded by Dr. Aletha Solter, in Santa Barbra, California.
Sogol offers workshop and support groups for parents who are willing to raise their children from attachment and aware parenting approaches.
Education & Credentials
University of Ottawa and Saint Paul, 2012
Master's of Arts (Couple's counselling stream) in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Social Sciences and a minor in Biology,University of Ottawa, 2009
Certification in Object Relations Therapy, Ottawa Institute for Object Relations Therapy, 2010
Certification as a Parting Instructor from Aware Parting institute, 2018, Santa Barbra CA., 2018
Associations and Certifications
Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association
College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario
Ottawa Institute for Self In Relationship Psychotherapy
Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy