BSW, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Over the past 40 years, I have worked in mental health settings, government and community-based organizations and child welfare services, as well as in my own private psychotherapy and consulting practice. I have experience at the front-line, supervisory and senior leadership levels and helped to lead a number of organizations through significant challenges, growth and change. I have been a social justice advocate, policy and organizational development consultant, community development worker, front-line social worker, team supervisor, department manager, senior leader and executive director.
During this time, I have also had the privilege of working with many individuals, most of whom were experiencing significant distress in their lives. I have borne witness to incredible acts of courage as people seek to confront their past, stand in the present and redefine what they want in the future.
As a social worker with both a Bachelor and Master Degree in Social Work (BSW, MSW), I am a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers and registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (RSW). This provides my clients with assurance that I am authorized to deliver both social work and psychotherapy services (both provincially regulated health professions) and bound by a code of ethics and standards of practice.
I relocated to Grey County from Toronto nearly 30 years ago and consider myself fortunate to live in this beautiful and diverse community. I have a variety of interests, increasingly anchored by my mindfulness meditation practice which I have been developing over the past 15 years. I continue to experience its immense benefits both personally and professionally.
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Offers Distance Counselling
Age Groups Served
Adults, Older Adults/Seniors
Registered Social Worker
Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Body Image, Boundaries, Bullying - Workplace, Career and Work Related Issues, Career/Work Performance Issues, Change and Transition, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Chronic Illness, Compassion Fatigue, Conflict Resolution, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce & Separation, Gender & Identity Issues, Grief & Bereavement, Menopause, Palliative Care, Panic Attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self Harm, Sleep Disorders, Stress, Terminal Illness, Trauma
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Feminist, Mindfulness-Based CBT, Relational, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma-Informed Therapy
2 Locations Available
901 Third Avenue East
Owen Sound, ON
Thursdays/Fridays (10:00-5:00)km awayGet Directions
186 Marsh Street
Wednesdays (10:00-4:00), Teletherapy available on other days/hourskm awayGet Directions