What I Do?

I Believe


Gizem Vatansever


Education & Accomplishments

  • Honours Bachelor of Science, Specialist in Mental Health Studies, University of Toronto
  • Research Assistantship, SEDI Lab, University of Toronto Mississauga



  • Client-centered

Professional Memberships


  • 4 Years

Gizem's Favorite Quote

“You were born with potential… You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.” -Rumi

Frequently Asked Questions With Gizem

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive. If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

The reliability of psychological tests in developmental and intervention research has inspired me to utilize psychometric data to help individuals understand themselves better and reach their full potential in life.

Being part of a process that provides clients with resources for greater achievements, while ensuring they have felt seen holistically, validated for their challenges, and appreciated for their unique talents.

Having experienced test anxiety myself, I administer assessments with an empathic approach. I always remind clients that assessments aim to explore their unique qualities, emphasizing that there are no right or wrong answers!

Becoming the first in my family to go to university

Working with different clients for each assessment.

Every child possesses limitless potential and unique innate abilities waiting to shine in the world.

Gizem Vatansever

Bayridge Counselling


  • Monday, Tuesday, and Friday


Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner?

Hmm, I’d say breakfast.

What song always gets you out on the dance floor?

Without a doubt, Stereo Love!

What’s the best piece of advice a family member has given you?

“What you desire has been achieved by humans, what makes you less to not?” -my Grandpa

Need Help Choosing a Therapist?

If you are still trying to decide whether therapy is right for you, book a free 20-minute virtual consultation with our Clinical manager and therapist, Nicole Callander, RSSW. Nicole would be happy to answer any questions about therapy or who would be a match for your unique situation.

Free 20-Minute Virtual Consultation
Need help booking your free 20-minute consult? (905) 319-1488