I specialize in supporting professionals, lawyers, and law students who are experiencing anxiety, depression, or relationship conflicts. Clients come to therapy to relieve worry, overwhelm, uncertainty, anxiety, low mood, burn out, or depression. Contributing factors may include workplace pressures, interpersonal conflicts, breakdown of romantic relationships, equity issues (accessibility, racism, sexism, homophobia, harassment, violence), family conflicts, health issues, death of a loved one, body image/disordered eating, or the legacy of childhood trauma.
I'm hired by organizations and law firms to meet with employee groups to facilitate discussions about mental health and wellness. Foundations of trust and safety are prioritized. Connection between participants are cultivated. Strategies to optimize well-being are introduced. With consent, I provide anonymized feedback on concerns identified by participants so that organizations can best support and retain their talent.
I find joy in leading experiential workshops in mindfulness. I introduce newbies to the basics in an enjoyable, accessible, and light-hearted way. Those with previous mindfulness experience benefit by honing their practice with my skilled facilitation of guided mindfulness practices and meditations.
Do you accept extended health insurance for individual counselling?
Clients are required to pay out of pocket for each counselling session and then can submit their receipt to their extended health plan for reimbursement. Be sure to check that your plan covers one of the following registrations: Registered Psychotherapist (Ontario), Registered Clinical Counsellor (BC), Canadian Certified Counsellor (federal)
Do you offer free consultations?
If you are from an organization or law firm, inquiring about workshops such as Facilitated Conversations or Experiential Mindfulness, or setting up an onsite counselling program, we will set up a meeting by phone or in-person to discuss tailoring these services to meet the needs of your employees as well as projected costs.
If you are inquiring about individual counselling appointments, I do not offer free consultations but I welcome you to email me with a brief description of your counselling goals or questions about my approach.
Do you work only with lawyers?
I work with clients from a diverse range of professional backgrounds.
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