Dr. Jinshia Ly (She/Her)

Associate Psychologist

I view psychotherapy as a journey of understanding and changing patterns that lead to emotional suffering. My goal is to accompany you in this journey, helping you make sense of your internal experiences, rekindle with your strengths, and create new meaning in life.

I offer individual psychotherapy to adults in English, French, and Cantonese. I mainly work with adults struggling with emotional dysregulation, difficulties forming and maintaining relationships, and problems building connections with people. I help individuals navigate challenging life transitions (grief, loss, separation), and I am experienced in helping people overcome adjustment issues related to bariatric surgery, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease.

My approach is integrative and tailored to your needs. This means I draw upon principles from various schools of psychology, including acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, mentalization-based therapy, and emotion-focused psychodynamic therapy.

Qualifications and Clinical Experiences:

Dr. Ly is a psychologist at Mindspace and also works in the Neurology Program at Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Center. She obtained her M.A. in psychology and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Concordia University. Her clinical trainings have been diverse, including practica and internships at the McGill University Student Mental Health Service, Psychology Program at St. Mary’s Hospital Center, and the Personality Disorders, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, and Bariatric Surgery Programs at the Allan Memorial Institute. Dr. Ly is a member-psychologist of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec.