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I am a trained and experienced registered psychotherapist, having done my training through the Centre for Training in Psychotherapy (CTP) . In addition, I am a registered social worker (RSW), and a member of the Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (CAPT).
My professional background includes over 35 years experience of working with children in play therapy, crisis assessment of adolescents, family therapy in a major family services agency, and my current work of psychotherapy with adults, families, children and teens. For 8 years, I co-facilitated Meditation for Health groups (mindfulness-based stress reduction).
I am married, and a foster mother of a 19-year-old girl. As a foster parent, I have dealt with many children with significant attachment and behavioural issues.
I have been and I am currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Psychotherapy Referral Service.
CertificationRegistered Psychotherapist, Diploma from the Centre for Training in Psychotherapy, Registered Social Worker
Feessliding scale - As a registered social worker, my services may be covered by insurance benefit packages. Clients must confirm this with their insurers
TrainingCentre for Training in Psychotherapy
Approaches and TechniquesAttachment Theory, Counselling, Family Therapy, MBSR-Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Play Therapy with Children, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
FocusAbuse in Childhood, Adoption, Anger Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Divorce and Separation, Emotional Healing, Family, Intimacy Issues, Loss and Grief, Sexual Abuse, and Stress
Age SpecialtyPreteens (11 to 13), Teenagers (14 to 19), Youth (20 - 25), Adults, and Elders
Session FormatPrivate Sessions