I am a registered Master of Social Work (MSW) Counsellor and Certified Expressive Art Therapist (EXAT). I obtained my MSW from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, ON and my area of specialty has been trauma counselling in the area of domestic violence with women and children, children’s mental health and grief and loss.
My areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, loss, and healing from traumatic events. For a number of years I also worked in the field of addictions and use a harm reduction approach. Currently, in addition to my own practice, I work in Children’s Mental Health in Thunder Bay. Ontario.
My passion for helping individuals led me to explore the modality of Expressive Arts to help people begin the healing process. Expressive Arts is an evidence informed, cutting edge approach to healing. One common goal I have always maintained is to help people deal with day to day struggles and heal from life’s unfortunate events. I feel expressing one’s self through art, music, movement, writing, dance and drama will give you a new way to look at self-care and healing.
Please explore my website to learn about Expressive Art Therapy and to see if it is right for you.