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My approach to Therapy

Therapy Session

A good fit in terms of personality and approach is the most important factor for a successful outcome. It may take some time for you to determine if the 'fit' is right for you. As we work together, I may sometimes draw our attention to the progress of our relationship. This is called a 'relational approach'  (“psychodynamic” and “attachment-based”) which comes from the understanding that having good relationships is essential for our wellbeing and self-esteem.

As a therapist, I have a flexible, integrative approach guided by you as the expert on your own journey. Some of the techniques we may engage in include but are not limited to: explorational conversations, emotionally focused therapy, psychodynamic therapy, attachment work, experiential and humanistic techniques, collaborative therapies and cognitive-behavioural techniques.

I have been in practice as a Registered Psychotherapist since 2019 but have over 10 years experience as a traditional Indigenous counsellor. Much of my practice is informed by this experience. 

I have experience working with individuals to examine issues including but not limited to:

  • Depression

  • Grief

  • Anxiety

  • Negative Self-Concept

  • Attachment Issues

  • Childhood and other Trauma

  • Post Traumatic Stress

  • Anger Management

  • Pandemic Anxiety/Stress

  • 2SLGBTQIA issues

  • Suicidal Ideation

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Specific Populations of interest:

  • Women

  • Indigenous peoples

  • Military and Veterans


  • Gender diverse people

Contact me for Therapy

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West Ottawa Wellness

2039 Robertson Road Suite 101

Ottawa Ontario

Phone: 343-500-4866

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