Training and credentials
B.A.(HONS), CH, RSSW
I am an Integrative Psychotherapist with extensive training in a variety of practical and creative modalities and am registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
I work flexibly and collaboratively with clients to discover what might work best for them.
Please read below to learn about my background and training.
- Honors Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (BA Hons.) - Saint Mary's University
- Certificate in Gestalt Therapy - The Gestalt Institute of Toronto (4 years)
- Diploma (Hons.) in Social Service Work - George Brown College
- Two Year Training Program in Transformational Psychotherapy (ongoing practicum) - LifeSpace Institute
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (Certificate- Level 2 Accreditation) - Association of Psychological Therapies
- Certified Hypnotherapy Practitioner (CH) - The Ontario Hypnosis Centre
- Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers #834943
- Member - Ontario Social Service Workers Association (OSSWA)
THERAPEUTIC / CREATIVE ARTS TRAINING
- Art Therapy Training Program for Professionals - the Gestalt Institute of Toronto
- Focusing, Somatic Experiencing, and Body-Oriented Therapy - LifeSpace Institute
- Parts Work (also known as Internal Family Systems) - LifeSpace Institute Read more about LifeSpace here
- Mind/Body Connection Research and Expression Training - Fiona Griffiths, MA.
- Transformational Arts College Course - The Intuitive Arts
- Expressive Arts Training (clown, mask) - Manatoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance
- Expression and Actor training using Bioenergetic techniques - under Cindy Tanas
- Clown Through Mask /Creation Workshops / Teachers Perspective - Manatoulin Conservatory of Creation and Performance
- Theatrical Clown - under Helen Donelly
In addition to my training, I regularly participate in continuing education courses, am engaged in my own psychotherapy, and work under the supervision of an experienced Registered Psychotherapist.
To read more about the approaches I am informed by, click the link below.