About 
 

Specializations

  • anxiety 

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 

  • behavioural issues 

  • pregnancy, prenatal and postpartum issues

  • learning disabilities 

  • developmental disorders

  • peer relationships 

  • school issues 

  • ​Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 

  • parenting 

  • self-esteem 

  • depression

  • career guidance 

  • self-harming 

  • internet addiction 

  • sleep issues

About Me  

It can be nice to know a little bit about the counsellor you are interested in seeing. I grew up in a small town in Saskatchewan just outside of Regina. As a child I was always working on creative projects, from painting pinecones to making paper dolls to writing songs on the piano. I have two younger siblings and they were, and still are, my best friends. As I turned from a child to an adolescent, my interest in art and music increased. I spent hours painting, playing piano and guitar, going to music shows and writing poems and stories.  

When I was 18 I applied for and got accepted into the Macewan School of Music to pursue a career in piano. A short while later I realized that I did not want to turn my most enjoyable hobby into a job, as a I believed it wouldn't be as enjoyable anymore. It was then that I started my Bachelor of Psychology at the University of Alberta. I had this concept in my head that work wasn't meant to be fun or fulfilling. 

Years later, as I work as a counsellor full-time, I realize how wrong I was. I genuinely love what I do. I feel incredibly lucky to be able to connect with so many different individuals, each with a unique and inspiring story to tell. I feel like I learn something from every single one of my clients. And I feel so grateful to be a part of their lives and their journeys. 

Throughout university, I worked as a waitress and bartender and put every cent I made into my 'travel fund'. I have been fortunate enough to travel to many corners of the world - India, Nepal, Southeast Asia, Europe, Australia, and more - and the very best part of travelling has been the people I have met. I have seen that no matter where a human being is from, their fundamental needs are the same: to be loved, to be seen, and to connect with others. 

I can't wait to connect with you, too. Thanks for being here! 

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