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EXALTED MIND & WELLNESS

Our Mission

Exalted Mind & Wellness is to support individuals in providing psychological, emotional, mental, and physical care to heal and improve your life. 

Why Exalted Mind & Wellness?

The name Aliya, translates to "Exalted" "One who climbs upwards", a meaning that has played an important role throughout my journey. When one struggles with mental health concerns, they often feel down and not like themselves; nor may they view themselves in positive regards, at Exalted Mind & Wellness our vision is to empower every individual through to "ascend forward" and strengthen their abilities to overcome their mental health challenges, and to start viewing themselves positively climbing upwards. Our aim is to have each individual who experiences our clinical approach and our safe space to strive to become the best they can be!


Our team of professionals will ensure that your given the effective psychological care that will allow you to function optimally. At Exalted Mind & Wellness, we care about your health as whole, and provide support throughout any journey.  

MEET THE TEAM

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OUR MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

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ALIYA DOWLUT

Clinical Director
M.A (Counselling Psychology), Registered Psychotherapist

Aliya is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP). She
earned her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University and a Bachelor of Arts Honours from York University.  Aliya has also attained a Couples Counselling Facilitator certificate with Prepare and Enrich Canada.

Aliya has always had a passion for counselling, her first experience in a counselling role, was when she created and led a mental health support group for refugees/newcomers to Canada coping with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Anxiety

MANDEEP KAUR SINGH

Psychological Associate
M.A., College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO)

Mandeep is a Psychological Associate in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO). Her scope of practice includes rehabilitation Psychology, working with the adult population. Mandeep has nearly a decade of experience in the motor vehicle accident sector providing psychological assessments and treatment services.

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SHARLENE GUMBS

Part-Time Associate
M.S.W Registered Social Worker

Sharlene is Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). Sharlene specializes in individual and family counselling, as well as return to work and career counselling. Sharlene has over 10 years of experience as a social worker. She graduated from York University with a Bachelor’s in Social Work, and a Master’s in Social Work. Sharlene has completed certificate programs in Working with Families and Youth, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

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ALEXANDRA HAJAS

Part-Time Associate
M.A., Counselling Psychology
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Alexandra practices from an approach that emphasizes a client's uniqueness, you are an expert in being you, and she is here to help you on your journey by providing useful knowledge and tools. 


Alexandra aims to provide a non-judgmental safe space for individuals to address a wide variety of issues. She is trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Brief Narrative Therapy. That being said; she doesn’t believe in a strict approach, she works with clients in a cooperative manner and listens for their input, if something isn't working she will put in the work to tailor my approach to the clients needs.

Her educational background includes a Masters in Counselling Psychology. 

CECILIA JARAMILLO

Part-Time Associate
M.A., Counselling Psychology, PhD Candidate
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Focus:  Adults and Couples.

Cecilia has a passion for bringing hope and healing to people who have been through difficult life experiences. As every person is unique, she believes in an eclectic approach to achieving a balance in mind, spirit, and body. Help people to strengthen their self-confidence, find healthy perceptions about themselves, face fears to achieve their goals, learn new skills to embrace their life peacefully.


In her experience as a plastic artist, she use creativeness and several forms of art expressions to explore their emotional stages and challenge thoughts, beliefs, and emotions of people.


Her educational background includes Arts, Humanities, a Masters in Counselling Psychology; and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Human Personality. She has received additional training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT). Her professional experience is within the social services and non-profit sectors.

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ALEXANDRA DICARLO

Part-Time Associate
M.A., Counselling Psychology
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Alexandra completed her Master's degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville  University. As a Psychotherapist, Alexandra works collaboratively with clients to explore their presenting concerns, goals for therapy, and treatment options that will help them strive for greater mental health and wellness. Together we will work towards recognizing and overcoming challenges that may be holding you back by learning effective therapeutic skills and developing stronger self-awareness. 
Alexandra utilizes a client-centered approach unique to individual needs and works towards creating a strong therapeutic alliance, in a safe and nurturing environment. All sessions will take a collaborative approach and will integrate evidence-based approaches.
As a unique individual going through your own personalized journey through life, you require a unique approach tailored to your specific needs. Alexandra's aim is to work with you to reduce stagnation by recognizing stuck points so that you can live a more meaningful life.

ANOSHA AMIN

Part-Time Intern
B.A., Psychology

Anosha completed her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from York University. Anosha has a passion
for writing, communications, and all things Psychology. Her main mission is to bridge common barriers that typically prevent people from being able to access mental health clinics and facilities. In her experience as a content-creator, blogger and
podcaster, she creates content about psychological phenomenons and mental health tips, to reach out
to as many people as I can. She plans to continue onto the field of Psychology in a Master’s program to specialize in equipping individuals with the tools they need on their unique journey to wellness. 

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