I believe that people have the ability to grow and heal. I will work alongside you on your journey to fulfil your hopes and dreams for a brighter future.I provide a safe and understanding environment to explore your hopes, fears, and concerns. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches to best fit your needs.
I work with adults and teens who are presenting with a variety of issues and concerns such as emotional dysregulation, self-harm, suicide ideation, anxiety, trauma, CPTSD, relationships, identity, grief and loss, depression, transition into adulthood, life transitions, burnout and stress. I am also available for general concerns where you may need someone to talk things out with.
I have specialized training and a specialized interest in working with people who have borderline personality disorder and concerns with emotional regulation.
I look forward to hearing your story and connecting with you!
My Professional Experience
I have been working in a variety of mental health, addiction and social settings for over 10 years and have a passion for the field. I have extensive experience providing counselling services to various populations in mental health and addictions. I currently work with Alberta Health Services as a Registered Psychologist providing counselling/psychological services to the adult population. Education and Training
I graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Psychology and I have a Master's of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. I strive for ongoing professional development and have completed the following training:
ACT & Mindfulness for Trauma, Russ Harris
Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy,Beck Institute
CBT for Suicidality,the Association for Psychological Therapies
Using DBT to Treat Emotional Dysregulation Disorders, Jack Hirose
Two-Day Grief Workshop, Pepsi
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Denver Centre for SFBT
Mindfulness Meditation, University of Calgary
Traumatic Dissociation, Emotional Dysregulation and the Loss of Self,University of Calgary Centre for Social Work Research
I am registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists as a Psychologist # 4651
I was born and raised in Alberta. I enjoy spending time with my friends, family, dog and cat. I enjoy anything food related such as cooking, baking, and trying out new food.