Kristina Ala B.A., M.S.W., R.S.W.

Blooming Minds Mental Health 

Counselling & Psychotherapy; 

Specializing in Mental Health Disorders in Children & Teens


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic

Providing the gold standard of treatment (Exposure and Response Prevention) for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in children, and teens from ages 8 to 25. 



Providing counselling & psychotherapy for Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, LGBTQIA2S related issues, Anger, Low Self-Esteem, Grief and more in children, and teens from ages 8 to 25.


At Blooming Minds Mental Health clients are seen as the experts of themselves, and because of this Blooming Minds is dedicated to upholding respect, support and care while walking beside clients on their journey towards new ways of thinking, and behaving. The clinical approach offered at Blooming Minds Mental Health is rooted primarily in the following models of treatment: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). 


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About the Therapist 

Blooming Minds Mental Health proudly offers services by Kristina Ala, B.A., M.S.W., R.S.W. Kristina holds a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Health and Mental Health. Kristina's treatment has a priority focus on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety, and Depression however effectively treats other issues such as Life Transitions, LGBTQIA2S related issues, Anger, Low Self-Esteem, Grief.

Getting Help

Contact Blooming Minds for a free phone consultation! Send an email with your contact information to or with the message sender at the bottom of the page. You may also contact us by telephone by using the phone number shown through the link below:

  You will be contacted by Blooming Minds within 24 hours.  

Services are provided at our office location at 362 Kingston Rd W, Ajax ON or through secure video counselling. In-home services are provided at a higher rate per hour. 

Our office location is easily accessible for clients living in the GTA and Durham Region. Many clients from Scarborough, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Newcastle, Courtice, and Brooklin find our location to be easily accessible. 

The mind is everything. What you think you become.