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 include holistic, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, decolonized, anti-oppressive, empowerment, strengths-based and client-centered care. I have a diverse range of formal and informal education, training, and experiences in mental health, addictions, and social work. I’m continually learning and growing with ongoing professional development, mentorship, and research.
I’m available for individual, family and group counselling, coaching, mentorship, resource navigation, professional development, and psychoeducation opportunities within my scope of practice. I’m available to work with adults, children, and adolescents.
I use a variety of therapeutic techniques in practice tailored to each individual’s unique journey. Some examples of evidence-based techniques include CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), play therapy, expressive arts therapy, trauma work, psychoeducation, mindfulness, self-compassion, cultural practices, Motivational Interviewing, talk therapy, games, nature, crafting, cooking/baking, to name a few.
Some examples of experiences I work with include depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, addiction, recovery management, loneliness and isolation, parenting, family conflict, behavioral issues, self-esteem and body image, school experiences (preschool, elementary, middle, high school, university/college), life transitions, cultural identity, coping skills, burn out, stress management, suicidality, emotional awareness, and regulation, domestic violence and abuse, LGBTQ2S+* experiences, newcomer experiences, chronic pain and illnesses, resource navigation, career coaching and skill building, interpersonal communication, relationships, borderline personality disorder, learning disabilities, etc.
If you have any questions or inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
I look forward to chatting with you! Best wishes!