Jason Carrasco is a multilingual (English, French, & Spanish) Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). He holds an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Adult Development with a Minor in Family and Child Studies. Additionally, he holds a Master of Science degree in Couple and Family Therapy from the University of Guelph. Further, through the University of Guelph, Jason has completed an Intensive Sex Therapy Training Program.
Throughout his clinical experiences, Jason has helped support individuals, couples, and families from diverse backgrounds. In his clinical work, he strives to maintain an open and honest dialogue with his clients. His goal is to ensure clients feel heard, respected, and valued. Additionally, while he remains as authentic as possible in his interactions with clients, he draws from various effective and evidence-based therapeutic models including: Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Dialogic Therapy, and Narrative Therapy.
As an individual who holds different roles and identities, in addition to being an active participant in the therapeutic process, Jason recognizes the strength and courage it takes to be open, honest, and vulnerable in session. As a result, it is important for Jason to ensure that you feel comfortable and safe while completing the therapeutic work. Working from an anti- oppressive, strengths-based framework, Jason has helped clients recognize their resiliency and strength in order to initiate the process of change. Jason has experience working with a variety of concerns brought up by individuals, couples, and families such as trauma, addiction, relationship difficulties, communication breakdown, emotional regulation, divorce & separation, difficulties related to sex in a relationship, LGBTQ-focused issues, depression & anxiety, familial conflict, and more.
Jason has been a lifelong resident of the Kitchener-Waterloo area. He has recently undergone a transformation of his own and has been more mindful of the impact that nutrition and exercise have in his life. As a result, in his spare time Jason will most likely be working out, discovering new and delicious recipes to create, and remaining connected to the various relationships in his life.