About Me


My Therapeutic Philosophy

I began my journey of providing support with a single, overriding practice philosophy: "with the right supportive team, symptom relief and improving ones interpersonal functioning is possible". I have been working in the field of human and social services for over 15 years. In that time I have had the honour of working with many individuals, couples, families and groups; each presented with their own unique constellations of mental health challenges. What I have come to understand during my time as a therapist is that mental health is a medical illness rather than a person's fault or personal defect; moreover mental illness is treatable. Regardless if ones need is to identify their pathological functions or to recognize their interpersonal relationships, treatment is available and help is waiting. 


My Therapeutic Approach

I keep up to date with research-supported methodologies and evidence-based treatment modalities. It is my personal belief that sharing current information with clients is empowering and motivates self-efficacy. 

Some of my therapeutic approaches include: 

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Family Based Emotion Focused Therapy

Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Family Based Eating Disorder Therapy 

Suicide & Crisis Intervention (safety planning) 

Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Motivational Interviewing

Solutions Focussed Therapy

& Evidence Based Practices for Children of Divorce


My Therapeutic Focus

My work is primarily centred around children, adolescents, young adults and families, to which I provide therapy both individually and in groups. Additionally, I specialize in maternal health, providing psychotherapy to perinatal and postpartum women who may have experienced challenges with loss and/or depression. 

My areas of specialty and focus include attachment, identity, relationships, life transitions, trauma and loss.  Addiitonally, I have worked closely with LGBTQ2 clients in supporting their process of coming into ones sense of self and/or “coming out”.