Life is full of hard moments, but you don’t have to walk alone. I am passionate about helping children, youth and families navigate the stressors of life by discovering your strengths and learning practical strategies to build your capacity to cope and succeed.
With over 10 years of experience, I have treated a range of childhood and youth issues, as well as parenting struggles, family relationship difficulties and trauma. Modalities I use include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Exposure Response Prevention for OCD, Motivational Interviewing, Emotion-focused Family Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioural (informed) Therapy and Trauma-focused CBT
I believe that therapy is a collaboration. Although I have the clinical expertise, you’re the expert of your life. We will find the strategies that fit for you, and your motivation and ability to do the work will move you forward. In session, you can expect me to be understanding and non-judgemental as we identify your needs and what is getting in the way of your functioning. I will treat you like an individual and at the same time see you in the context of your environment, including family, culture, support systems, interests and spirituality. I will be patient while also challenging you with strategies and tools to push yourself to achieve your goals.
The best compliment I’ve received is that I’m always considerate of every aspect of a person’s life. Clients have thanked me for never giving up on them and for leading them to the right path they couldn’t find on their own. For me, the most satisfying moment is when I can see a child, youth or parent finally taking control again, realizing their capacity to change, and walking into greater possibilities. Even a small change is a change for the better. I look forward to meeting with you and supporting you on your journey.