Bridge over Waterfall

ABOUT

My approach to counselling

I entered the field of counselling out of a deep desire for healing for those I met who were hurting.  I wanted to know what could move people towards greater wholeness.  What I discovered was that the healing process can look different depending on both the person and the counsellor, their wounds, their way of learning and their way of connecting with others.

I draw from a variety of therapies and theoretical approaches in the counselling process including:

Person-centred therapy

Cognitive Behavoural Therapy  (CBT)

Emotion Focused Therapy 

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Ingidenous Land-Based Approaches (ITFL)

Trauma-Informed Practice

Cognitive Processing Therapy(CPT) for PTSD

Motivational Interviewing

Trauma-Informed Arts Based Interventions

Mindfulness Practices

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)

Reach out today to discuss approaches that work for you!

 
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The Journey of Change

" The first step to embarking on a journey of change in your life is noticing the changes you have already made.  In noticing how you have succeeded you start to tell a new story about yourself.  In this story you are the central character- the hero--the one who overcomes-- and the road ahead with all its challenges begins to seem possible."

-April Griffin MSW RSW