Nikki Goldman-Stroh

Director/Owner, Nikki Goldman Stroh is a Registered Psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience providing Art and Play Therapy to diverse children and youth (ages 3-19 years old). As well as adults dealing with anxiety and depression. Nikki began her training at Fanshawe College where she completed a diploma in photography. Later she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Western Ontario, and then a post-graduate diploma in Art therapy from the Toronto Art Therapy Institute. She became a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario in 2016. Over the years Nikki has taken additional training in psychology, counselling techniques and play therapy at the George Brown College and the Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health (formally Hincks-Delcrest). Nikki is a strong believer in using mindfulness and meditation with her clients. She has specialty training in CBT, ACT, EFT and both Art and Play Therapy. In a creative and caring environment, she helps people explore difficult issues and develop skills to stay calm while growing their self-esteem and positive regard. Nikki has assisted people of all ages to work through transitions, anxiety, depression, OCD, selective mutism, divorce, adoption and socialization issues. Being creative is both professionally and personally relevant to Nikki. 

Nikki has spent the last twenty years facilitating community-based art programs at various schools, community centres, libraries and private homes across the GTA. In addition, she facilitated play therapy groups at The Neighbourhood Offices for 10 years and also works at The Runner’s Academy and KidCrew doing individual counselling for children/adolescents and adults.