Amanda began her career as a Child and Youth Worker and then she acquired a Masters of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier. She has worked in both education and community settings, working with children, youth and adults experiencing various mental health challenges. Amanda is mindful about using a person-centered, trauma informed, anti-oppressive and strength based approach. She is naturally drawn to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy modalities. Her collaborative practice, includes but is not limited to, supporting clients with, stress management, emotion regulation, anxiety, depression, challenges with self-esteem, relationship challenges, grief, trauma histories and life transitions.
Amanda values the importance of creating a safe client-therapist relationship based on compassion, trust and authenticity. The connection she has with you is of utmost importance and she is intentional in creating a comfortable environment. She welcomes the opportunity to participate in your therapeutic journey.