About Me

A COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL HERE TO GUIDE YOU

Ever since I was younger I knew I wanted to get into a career path that would make a difference in people’s lives. This interest led me to study Counselling Psychology.  As a Registered Psychotherapist in the London area, I am committed to the well-being of all my clients and go above and beyond to cater to their needs.

I truly care for all of my clients and work diligently with each of them to help them grow, develop their full potential, and find meaning in life.  I have worked with a variety of clients dealing with circumstances that are unique to their lives.

My Qualifications

When it comes to your health and overall well-being, it’s important to have a knowledgeable professional you can turn to.  My expertise covers a broad spectrum of mental health services, including specialized trauma treatments such EMDR, Brainspotting, and Somatic Experiencing therapies. I’m happy to share my qualifications and trainings with you.

Education and Training

I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western University in London, Ontario and with a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in New Brunswick. 

 

Specialized trainings:

  • Brainspotting Therapy.

  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy.

  • Advanced EMDR Trainings: Treating First-Responders and Military with EMDR Therapy,  EMDR with Ego State Therapy, and Conducting EMDR Therapy Remotely.

  • Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapy.

  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy - Level 1 Clinical Training.

  • Intensive Sex Therapy Training Program (University of Guelph).

  • Addictions Counselling Certificate (Wilfrid Laurier University).

  • Emotion Focused Therapy for Depression and Anxiety.

  • Critical Incident Response (CIR).

  • Somatic Experiencing® (a therapeutic approach to treat trauma and stress disorders) - Beginning I, II & III.

  • Culturally based training to provide clinical counselling and psychotherapy services to First Nations clients.

Credentials

I am a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), a Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C.) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), and an EMDR Therapist; a member in good standing of EMDR Canada and EMDR International Association (EMDRIA), and the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP) –a self-regulated professional association representing mental health practitioners.

I am registered as a professional mental health service provider with Veterans Affairs Canada, Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB), WSIB, and Health Claims for Auto Insurance (HCAI).

Contact

Phone: (226) 984-9398

430 Waterloo Street, Main Floor, London, Ontario N6B 2P2

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