We each have capacities, talents and our own perspectives. At times, you may feel alone or misunderstood. Still, your essential worth is discovered through intentional choices. What choices fit most authentically for you?
I can't promise answers, but I offer questions. Answers come and go; coping is the stuff of living. I will invite self-confidence to find your own "aha" moments. After all, aren't truths embedded in experiences, within and between words?
If you are looking for someone to encourage you without judgement, who will be honest, kind, fair and perpetually curious, give me a call.
Every so often I see a couple at the beginning of their relationship. Often, however, more relationship work happens after the passage of some time...
Whether you are struggling with your own issues, your partner's issues or feeling the impact of stressors from outside, I am able to offer support in your efforts to sustain yourselves and your relationship.
When commitments are clear, communication is open and actions converge, relationships can be energizing, affirming and joyful. Do you need some tweaking to get on the same page? Is it time to steer towards a common agenda with each other?
So now that you've made it to this stage of your life, whether you are someone who had always longed for a family or someone who stumbled into this path, I am happy to work with you.
I see parents with young children, teens and even grown-up children with their older parents, blended families and the list goes on and on.
Wherever you are at this time, I am here to use my training and experience to facilitate difficult conversations. You are no longer just an individual, so together, we can find ways of optimizing how you can work together as a team or - even a family - to realize your true collective potential.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are some common issues I see frequently?
What theories and styles of therapy guide my practice?
Brief / Collaborative Therapy
CBT (Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy)
Family Systems Theory
Mindfulness / Meditation Skills
Do I provide Psychoeducational Assessments?
No - Psychoeducational Assessments are performed by Psychologists and can be initiated by individuals at their own cost.
Do I provide medical diagnoses?
No - Individuals are advised to follow up with their Primary Care Physicians (Family Doctors, Nurse Practioners, Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, etc).
How long are sessions?
Each session is typically designed to last 45-60 minutes.
What are my fees?
Each session is $140 (HST included).
Payments are made by e-transfer.
How often can you be seen?
This can vary - some individuals are seen weekly, others for a pre-specified period of time, and others still are seen more when needed and less when thriving.
Will therapy fix your life?
Perhaps. It is not a magic wand or a crystal ball and it won't do it on its own. Therapy is often a painful process and individuals progress in different ways. Like most areas of life, one tends to reap the rewards of one's own efforts.