My role is to work alongside you on your journey toward the growth you seek to achieve. Our sessions are your time. They will be dedicated to addressing what you deem important and relevant and will be heard within the safe and confidential environment of psychotherapy practice. I offer non-judgement and acceptance. I value your autonomy and freedom. I provide the space for you to recognize your truth, and unburden your suffering, as you deserve to be heard and understood.
I work from a multi-modality approach and tailor evidence-based techniques to individual client needs.
These include a main focus from Person-centred Therapy, along with Narrative, Cognitive Behavioural, Existential, Solution-Focused, Logotherapy, and Mindfulness approaches. I am committed to transparency concerning the methods and interventions that we will agree to use in our work together.
I am currently a registered member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I am also a member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). I hold a Master's degree in Counselling and Spirituality from Saint Paul University (2020). I obtained my Bachelor's degree of Honour's with a Specialization in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy from the University of Ottawa. I also have certification with the Suicide Prevention Training Program (ASIST) and completed additional crisis and distress training.
As part of my training, education, and work experience, I have done research in areas of grief, bereavement, and spirituality. I have experience working in a hospital setting with a diverse range of adult clients. I have also worked with refugees and minorities. I have experience working with clients to address symptoms of Major Depression Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, suicidal ideation, and trauma. I have also worked with clients with PTSD, ADHD, BPD, OCD, and phobias, among others.
My goal as a psychotherapist is to relieve the shared, human suffering you are experiencing so that you can truly live.
"If there is a meaning in life at all, then there must be a meaning in suffering. Suffering is an eradicable part of life, even as fate and death. Without suffering and death, human life cannot be complete.” - Victor Frankl