MSW, RSW · Master's (McMaster UNiversity, 1993)
Psychotherapy Provider (Social worker (clinical))
Credentials Verified by PM
Member of Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
We are a full-service counselling center designed to help you experience rapid and long-lasting relief from emotional and physical pain. We offer psychiatric consultation and assessment, counselling/psychotherapy and life coaching. We specialize in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialetical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).
We are committed to helping you rediscover a joyful and courageous life. Because counselling should do more than just help you survive, it should help you thrive.
Our Kitchener office is located on the 10th foor overlooking the city. The office is full of light, professional and comfortable.
The office in Muskoka-Parry Sound, surrounded by woods and water, the Parry Sound Counselling Wellness Centre is a large, light-filled open space. Bringing the outside in, our office overlooks a landscape of blue water, white clouds, and evergreens. Safe, private and confidential. It is a place for healing.
Primary Practice Location
ASSIST Counselling Psychotherapy
30 Duke St. W. Suite 1002
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3W5
Phone: (705) 716-0749
Secondary Practice Location
Parry Sound Counselling
3 Lipsett Lane
Parry Sound Ontario P2A 2W9
Phone: (705) 716-0749
Extended office hours: evenings, weekends
Years of Experience
Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT): Individual and Group Skills Training - Behavioural Tech, LLC
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - Hincks Dellcrest Centre
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) - Niagara Trauma and Stress Centre
Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) - ART-International
Narrative Therapy (Therapeutic Conversations) Brief Therapy Training Centre (Micheal White)
Domestic Violence and Partner Assault Prevention - PARS Facilitator
Crisis Intervention and Responding to Individuals in Crisis - Canadian Training Institute
Trauma Informed Care - Crisis Prevention Institute
Trauma Counselling - Hincks Dellcrest Centre - Gail Appel Institute
Critical Incident Stress Management - Group Crisis Intervention
Critical Incident Stress Management - Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support
Certification in Health Law - Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
Community Health Leadership Program - University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management