I strive to provide a safe, open and non-judgemental environment in sessions and interactions. I understand how nerve-racking and uncertain seeking services can be. I try to eliminate these barriers by making your experience as comfortable and safe as possible. I’m grateful to hear your story, help you flourish and guide you along your healing journey. You already have so much strength and resilience that I want to help further grow!
My therapeutic approaches involve holistic, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, decolonized, anti-oppressive, empowerment, strengths-based and client-centred care. I have a diverse range of formal and informal education, training and experiences in mental health, addictions and social work. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches meeting each client’s unique needs. I’m continually learning and growing with ongoing professional development and research.
I’m available for individual, family and group counselling, coaching, resource navigation, professional development and psychoeducation opportunities within my scope of practice. I’m available to work with children, adolescents and adults.
Some experiences I work with include:
-struggles with self-esteem and body image
-school experiences (elementary, middle and high school, university/college)
-grief and loss
-some crisis and addictions work -emotional regulation
-chronic pain and illnesses
-career coaching and skill building
-loneliness and isolation
-relationships I use a variety of techniques in practice tailored to each individual’s unique journey.
Some examples include evidence-based techniques such as components of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), play therapy, expressive arts therapy, psychoeducation, mindfulness, self-compassion, cultural practices, talk therapy, games, nature, crafting, cooking/baking, to name a few.
I look forward to chatting with you! Please email me at email@example.com for questions or inquiries. Best Wishes!