I have a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Certificate in Advanced Clinical Supervision from the University of Calgary. Along with other volunteer members of Psychology Works for COVID-19, recipient of the Canadian Psychological Association’s 2021 John C. Service Member of the Year Award.
In a public service career spanning over 30 years of community-based mental health and inpatient mental health, I have experience in providing individual psychotherapy, psychological assessment and diagnostic testing, group facilitation, clinical supervision and psychoeducation.
Originally trained in cognitive-behavioural therapy, I have maintained and enhanced my skills in this area, incorporating mindfulness-based approaches to treatment, behaviour change and maintenance of mental health. I believe in a collaborative strength based approach, working with my clients to achieve their goals.
In my personal life, I am a gardener, animal lover and writer, celebrating life in all its exuberance and variety. I welcome you into the garden. Let’s walk the path together for a time.