I approach therapy from a place of curiosity to work with individuals, intimate partners, and families through relational and systemic lens. This means that I am always considering the various contexts you have been situated in have shaped various aspects of your life, including your mental wellbeing and relationships. To do this, I upload an intersectional, decolonizing, anti-oppressive (i.e., anti-racist, anti-queer/bi/homo/transphobic, anti-sexist, anti-ableist, anti-fatphobic, anti-capitalist, etc), & trauma-informed lens.
Graduated with a Masters in Science in Couple and Family Therapy, University of Guelph (2022) - This included 500 hours of direct experience with clients in the context of individual, couple, and family therapy with specific learning and training in the following across two years:
Due to my interests/passions, I made the personal choice to dive into Critical Theory during my Master's and still continue to broaden my learning in relation to the following (listed in no particular order):
As a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) I am a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and the Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT). As a result, I follow the ethical guidelines and standards of practice for psychotherapy outlined by these organizations and continue to undergo professional development.
I engage in bi-weekly clinical supervision with Kevin Stafford MSc, RP, RMFT-SM as a part of my professional development, ethical obligations, and commitment to providing quality relational and systemic psychotherapy services to the clients I support.
As a Graduate Research Assistant and Graduate Service Assistant, respectively. To better understand
Learn more about my research experience here.
Graduated with a Bachelor in Applied Science in Child Youth and Family Studies with a Minor in Psychology, University of Guelph