CREDS YOU WANT TO KNOW:
Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).
Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology. Specialized in adult counselling, humanistic, postmodern theory & behaviourism.
Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Majored in marketing, women studies & sociology.
Clinical Member of Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists (OSRP), and the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OMHP).
Dedicated professional development in modern counselling modalities. Continuous anti-racism, feminist, cultural diverse & anti-oppressive learning.
DEETS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU:
Active in the counselling and social work fields since 2006.
Began in crisis intervention; advanced into employment and life skills counselling; expanded into mental health case management, group facilitation, and finally - where I love to be most: psychotherapy and supportive counselling for adults.
Previous therapy related work places include: non profit community support organizations; national mental health agency; government funded 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.
FUN FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOW:
Lived a "13 Year Business Career" life chapter - making me an expert on understanding how Doing professional, corporate and service work Feels.
Walked the walk as a Strong & Sensitive Thriver on multiple levels of the corporate ladder from interim executive director; assistant director; brand manager; office manager; team leader; territory rep.; human resources and executive assistant – all the while engaging the public; customers; business & franchise owners; executive, senior & middle managers; teachers; university students; and staff.
AND THE PERSONAL JOURNEY:
I've lived in Darkness and in Light with my own mental health and addiction struggles. I'm gratefully in long term recovery today, and a Strong Recovery Advocate - believing every person's journey is as unique as they are.
I took a Leap for Myself - by leaving a lucrative management job to follow the long road to graduate studies and registration. The rest is the product (and service :-) ) of what you see today.
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...
We are still, we stay strong, we have history, we stand firm, 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.