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It takes courage to reach out and seek help - to not go it alone. If you have found your way here, you have taken a brave first step. I hope you appreciate yourself for your courage. Asking for support requires strength, wisdom and humility.

My counselling style is attentive, warm, genuine and at times, playful. Your relationship with your therapist is the most important determinant of a positive outcome in therapy. Respect, genuine care, empathy and connection are integral to you achieving the change you desire.

I use an integrative counselling approach which draws on my knowledge of counselling theory, mindfulness and evidenced-based therapies. Grounded in attachment theory, I use modalities such as AEDP, narrative therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy. Our sessions are tailored to your unique goals, gifts and experiences. You can expect that I will listen intently, highlight your strengths and challenge you supportively to examine your thoughts, feelings and behaviours. 

I became a therapist after an enjoyable career as an actor and singer in NYC and Toronto. Along the way, I trained extensively in mindfulness practices, began teaching yoga and fitness classes and obtained my professional registration as a holistic nutritionist. Outside of private practice, I serve the Operations Director of the Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy. 

While counselling is my calling, I also enjoy running and exploring Vancouver with my husband, son and French bulldog Stella. 

I look forward to meeting you.


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Professional Affiliations

  • ​Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors

  • Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

  • Professional Art Therapist with the BC Association of Art Therapy

  • Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN)


  • ​​Adler University, Masters of Counselling Psychology and Art Therapy

  • The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and The University of London, Masters of Arts in Musical Theatre

  • Queen's University, Bachelor of Arts (honours) in Drama and Music

  • Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, Registered Holistic Nutritionist

  • Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, 200 hr Registered Yoga Teacher

Postgraduate Training

  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), Level 2 with Dr. Diana Fosha

  • 4 month DBT Foundations, DBT Center of Vancouver

  • Acceptance and Committment Therapy for Depression and Anxiety, Dr. Russ Harris

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety, The Beck Institute

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression, The Beck Institute

  • Emotionally Focussed Family Therapy (EFFT) Advanced training, Gail Palmer MSW, RMFT

  • Advanced Narrative Therapy Certificate, The Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy

  • Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, The Medical University of South Carolina

  • Anxiety Treatment for Children & Adolescents, Dr. Catherine Pittman and Lynn Lyons LICSW

  • Telehealth & Anxiety Treatment in the Age of Social Distancing, Dr. Catherine Pittman

  • Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy, Dr. Cathy Malchiodi, Expressive Arts Therapy Institute

  • Expressive Play Therapy Level I and II, Sandplay Level I and II, Dr. Marie José Dhaese

  • ASIST Training (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), Vancouver Crisis Centre

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