Patricia Grunauer Spinner is an internationally certified Imago Relationship Therapist. A mother of four from Ecuador, she lives in Hamilton and specializes in various trauma and relationship therapies. Patricia is skilled in myriad psychotherapeutic fields, but has chosen to focus on relationship therapies.

Having always been interested in the behaviors of others and why some behave in certain ways, Patricia went into social work studies. She received her bachelor's degree in social work at a catholic university in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and her master's at McMaster University. She also studied at Mohawk College in the Gerontological Studies.

Patricia offers various therapies to help process trauma. Emotional trauma caused by overwhelming experiences left unprocessed has the tendency to interfere with one's ability to maintain harmonious relationships.



‘Patricia’s compassionate heart, coupled with her vast knowledge and intuition make Patricia, in my opinion, one of the finest therapist and teachers that I have ever known. I would recommend her for any counseling situation, particularly those of sensitive nature.’


‘I am deeply grateful to Patricia for sharing her knowledge and expertise while guiding me through personal and professional challenging times. She helped me find my inner voice, reclaim control of my life and attain inner peace.’


‘I’ve learned to overcome serious obstacles caused by my adaptations to past experiences. I learned to experience my growth and healing. I became more assured about myself. I discovered the valuable person within me. I processed my grief in a decent, dignified and safe manner. Therapy with Patricia put my soul at ease and found solace in my life. It is the best present I’ve ever given to myself.’


'Patricia's keen awareness of relationships and human conditioning is very well conveyed to clients through both 1:1 sessions and group workshops. I very highly recommend her for her ability to demystify IMAGO theraoy taking a practical approach to a complex technique. Patricia has enabled me to change my life going forward!'




Patricia Grunauer Spinner is a Certified Imago
Relationship Therapist living in Hamilton, Ontario.

If you need counseling as an individual, a couple or
as a group, she is here for you.