Daysi Zentner, M.A.

Doctoral Candidate in Counselling Psychology at McGill University

Daysi (she/her) is a doctoral candidate in Counselling Psychology at McGill University. Daysi obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Child Studies at Concordia University.  She has gained over ten years of experience in different psychology related activities. Her experience includes conducting assessments as well as individual and group therapy, in a wide range of settings, including hospitals, mental health organizations, and private clinics.

Currently Daysi is in the final stages of her doctoral work with research interests focused on better understanding and promoting social justice, empowering minority groups, developing knowledge translation initiatives, and impacting policy making actions. These interests also strongly inform her clinical work.

Daysi has received training in a number of evidence-based treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical-Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Positive Psychology. In addition, Daysi incorporates motivational interviewing techniques throughout her work, and uses a collaborative, kind, compassionate, and non-judgmental approach to support clients achieve their therapeutic goals.

Daysi is pleased to provide services at the Saint-Leonard clinic as well as virtually in both English and Spanish.