Maria Chiru

Address : 5739 Doyle Road, Ottawa, ON K4M 1B4
Profession : Psychotherapist
EMDR designation(s) : EMDR Basic Training

Other Cities : Manotick
Language(s) : English
Population(s) served : Children, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors
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Phone : 613-620-3642
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Registering association : CRPO


I am Maria Chiru, a psychotherapist, educator, guidance and career specialist, lifelong learner and licensed mental health professional, registered with The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and I am also the founder of Chiru Counselling & Psychotherapy.

I have a M.A. in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University of Fredericton, NB , and a B.A. in Education from University of Ottawa. I am also a professional member of Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).

I have over 14 years of combined experience in clinical and education counselling and I offer short, medium and long-term counselling and psychotherapy services from my Ottawa-Manotick based office.

I offer individual counselling to children, youth and adults using an integrative modality, based on the Adlerian concepts. My integrative therapeutic approach incorporates aspects of narrative therapy, Gestalt therapy, psychoanalysis, CBT, DBT, EFT, SFT, EMDR, as appropriate for each client’s individual needs.

I offer couple & family counselling using a combination of attachment based theory, the Gottman method and Sue Johnson's EFT/Emotional Focused Therapy approach.

If you are looking for help that is expert, confidential and tailored to your needs please contact my office by phone 613-620-3642 or by E-mail: