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DEETS FOR CONTEXT: 

  • Values I Bring: Compassion, Curiosity, Humour and Integrity. I am Intuitive and Evidence based in my methods + Adaptable and Authentic in my approach.

  • Previous Work Spaces: non profit community support services; national mental health agency; community health centre; wellness clinic; university counselling centre and the public school system.

  • Clients and colleagues have called me: Approachable, Genuine, Relatable and Down to Earth. 

CURRENTLY TRAINING IN: 

TRAUMA INFORMED STABALIZATION TREATMENT (TIST) - JANINA FISHER

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INTRODUCING...

CREDS TO KNOW:

  • 16 years active in Social Work specializing in: mental health counselling; life skills counselling; career coaching; support group development; group facilitation; crisis intervention and case management. 

  • Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

  • Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology. Specialized in adult counselling, humanistic, psychology & behaviourism.

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Admin. Majored in marketing, women studies & sociology.

  • Clinical Member: Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists (OSRP);  Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)

FUN FACTS FOR INTEREST: 

  • A first generation Canadian, bisexual, cis gender, feminist with EU & West Indies parents. Pronouns: she/her/hers.

  • Big-Time Harm Reduction Advocate, believing every person's journey to wellness is as unique as they are. Openly and gratefully in long term recovery from substance addiction.

  • A self proclaimed Strong & Sensitive Thriver. Veteran of professional, career driven work - and no stranger (or friend), to the corporate ladder.

  • Amateur gardener; feeder of birds; total cat person; avid forest bather; audiobook rocker; student of meditation & consumer of a bit too much tv.

SPECIALIZED POST GRADUATE TRAINING 

BEHAVIOURAL FRAMEWORKS:

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy - Individual Therapy (Shari Manning & Annie McCall)

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy - Skills Trainer (Shari Manning & Annie McCall)

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy - Substance Abuse Informed (Kelly Koerner)

  • Prolonged Exposure - PTSD Protocol (Shari Manning & Annie McCall)

HUMANISTIC FRAMEWORKS:

  • Narrative Therapy (Karen Young;  Scot Cooper)

  • Compassionate Inquiry Approach (Gabor Maté)

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (Cindy Stulberg & Ronald Frey)

  • Internal Family Systems Therapy (Frank Anderson; Derek Scott; IFS Institute)

  • Clinical Supervision - Psychodynamic Approach (Cdn. Assoc. of Psychodynamic Therapists)

 

ALL IN A NAME: WILLOW ROCK WELLNESS

Where I tell My Secrets.._🌿☀️_and where
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Willow Rock is a dialectic.

The two opposing sides of your one true story.

Your Reality lies in how you choose to synthesize..

The Willow and The Rock.

We flow, we change, we grow, we adapt, we sway,

we repair, we renew...

And...

We are still, we stay strong, we have history, we stand,

we feel heavy, we take space, we prevail...

Your truth is woven somewhere in the middle.

- Let's help you find, embrace & own it -

It's time to get Well.