Research has shown mindfulness to be effective in enhancing management of anxious and depressed thoughts, thereby reducing symptoms. Many clients have acknowledged the transformative effects this practice has had on enhancing their personal wellbeing and improving their lives.
She has specializations in anxiety, depression, stress management, self-development, addictions, anger management, insomnia, loss and/or grief, relationship concerns, school or work related difficulties, self-esteem concerns, trauma, mindfulness, guided imagery, and spirituality-related issues. She strives to ensure that her clients are receiving the most appropriate and personalized care to meet their unique needs.
She conducts assessments and provides therapy in collaboration with youth and adults experiencing varying challenges, including a wide range of mood, anxiety, and health issues. Her previous work experiences in multiple clinic and hospital settings include the Greenbelt Family Health Team, The Bruyere Academic Family Health Team, The Scarborough Academic Family Health Team, The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Hospital, Family Services Windsor Essex County, T.A. Patterson Addiction Services and North York Addiction Services.
She acquired her Masters in Social Work degree from Laurentian University and her Masters in Counselling degree from the University of Ottawa. She completed her undergrad in Honors Psychology from the University of Western Ontario. Additionally, she has attained her certificate in Couple and Family Therapy and is a Certified Gambling Counsellor.
She believes her single most important contribution to her clients is offering a vision for change which can guide them to a more harmonious life.