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      Life's journey can have its ups and downs and can feel overwhelming at times. I believe that learning how to manage those challenges, with support and guidance, can bring you to a more balanced and enjoyable life. I provide a supportive, non-judgemental and safe space, meeting you where you're at in your life and with your relationships, with the focus on developing greater self-awareness, understanding of your emotions, learning coping skills, and improving your relationships with others and yourself. When you are ready to reach out, I am here to listen and support you to achieve your goals.

     I offer a compassionate, non-judgmental, open-minded, ethical and attentive approach to my clients using mindfulness, self-compassion, emotion-focused, person-focused, attachment-based techniques. My experience includes supporting adults with anxiety, depression, stress, abuse, parenting and relationship issues. I also have experience supporting VAW workers with the challenges and impact on them from doing this difficult work. I have worked as a Collaborative Family Law Family Professional supporting couples through the emotional challenges of separation and co-parenting, and bring this knowledge to my practice for those considering separation or are currently in the process and struggling with the emotions related to this experience. 

My qualifications include:

  • Master of Social Work Degree: Children and Families, University of Toronto. 2018

  • Level 1 & 2: Collaborative Law training 

  • Masters level course: Family Mediation, University of Toronto. 2018 

  • Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree: Women’s Studies & English Literature, Trent University. 2010 

  • Social Service Worker Diploma, Durham College. 2008

  • Trained in Intimate Partner Violence and Family Law

  • I continue my education regularly through workshops, certifications, and webinars - see my LinkedIn profile at:

I am a member in good standing with:

  • the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)

  • the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)

  • Ontario Association of Collaborative Practice (OACP) and Collaborative Practice Durham Region

  • International Association of Collaborative Practice (IACP)

  • Chi Delta, the University of Toronto’s chapter of Phi Alpha Social Work Honour Society


     On a personal level, I embrace the joys and challenges of being a spouse, parent, stepparent, and grandparent. I look forward to hearing from you. 

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