COUNSELLING

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I am a new graduate from the Master of Counselling program at Athabasca University and am a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC).

I am an associate counsellor with New Tides Counselling and Wellness.

 

I have experience working with adults, children, caregivers, and families across a variety of contexts.

My specializations include:

  • Attachment

  • Anxiety

  • ADHD and ODD in young people

  • Chronic illness

  • Caregiver relationship quality

  • Depression

  • Disability

  • Identity

  • Partner relationship quality

  • Rare disease

  • Trauma narratives

Therapy Modalities & Approaches

  • Person-centred therapy

  • Person-centred expressive art therapy (PCEAT)

  • Child-centred play therapy

  • Family systems work

  • Narrative therapy

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy

  • Filial therapy (caregiver-child work)

I endeavour to facilitate meaningful conversations and art and play experiences with individuals, siblings, caregivers, families, groups and peer-support networks.

My approach centres around

  • Improving relationship quality and interpersonal communication

  • Navigating identities, goals and dreams

  • Bringing awareness to somatic experiences

  • Identifying and exploring challenging thoughts and emotions

  • Using arts-based activities to facilitate connection and communication