THE MCLEAN NOBLE TEAM
Ainur Alipkaliyeva, M.D., R.P.
Ainur is a Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario with over 20 years of experience working with individuals and couples. She obtained a medical degree outside of Canada and worked as a psychiatrist with people struggling with a range of psychological issues.
Ainur is committed to using a bio-psycho-social model when she works with people. Neurobiology and mind-body treatment is also of high interest. Trained in the Gestalt approach, her focus is on individuals’ psychological boundaries, emotional responses, awareness and satisfaction of needs. She is also interested in the nature of interpersonal relationships and the influence of childhood trauma and life experiences on how people cope with life.
Ainur’s signature approach is developing personalized treatment plans with clients. These plans include trauma-informed, humanistic and mindfulness approaches. She also uses evidence-based therapies, including Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural, Metacognitive and Cognitive Processing therapies.
Ainur has experience working with clients suffering from a variety of issues such as Mood and Anxiety Disorders, including Social Anxiety, OCD and excessive worry, and also Borderline Personality Disorder. Further, she works with impulsive and suicidal behaviours, trauma, severe and persistent mental disorders, and psychosomatic disorders.
Ainur’s expertise includes couple therapy and recovery from extramarital affairs. She has also completed the Intensive Sex Therapy Training Program at the University of Guelph, working with individuals and couples dealing with a variety of sexual concerns including Erectile Dysfunction and low sexual desire.