My Education and Training

Counselling and Psychotherapy Education and Training

  • I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor (#2976) with a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology.
  • I am also a Certified Somatic Transformation Practitioner, specializing in Trauma Therapy for both Individuals and Couples. I have completed both the Basic and Advanced Training, along with clinical supervision over the past 10 years of my practice.

The following list includes some of my additional professional training:

  • Principles of Collective Trauma Healing, 2020 and 2021 with Thomas Hubl
  • Relational Life Therapy (RLT), Level 1 and Level 2 with Terry Real, 2021
  • Emotionally-Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT), Level 1 and Level 2 Certification – Sue Johnson and Leanne Campbell, 2021
  • Emotionally-Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT): Attachment -based Interventions to Treat Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression, Sue Johnson, 2021
  • Effective Telehealth Therapy Using EFT Techniques Online – Sue Johnson, 2020
  • A Specialized Understanding of Emergency Worker Trauma, First Responder Health, 2020
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS) with Complex Trauma and PTSD, Richard Schwartz, 2021
  • Internal Family Systems Step by Step: IFS for Deep Healing, Richard Schwarz, 2019
  • A Step by Step Guide Through Clinical Applications of the Internal Family Systems Model, Frank Anderson, 2020
  • IFS Immersion: Integrating Internal Family Systems Across Clinical Applications, Frank Anderson, 2020
  • Evolutionary Relationships: Creating Mystical Relationships for Healing and Waking Up – Terry Real and Thomas Hubl, 2020 and 2021
  • Integrative Trauma Treatment: Blending IFS, Sensorimotor, Mindfulness, Psychoeducation and More – Janina Fisher, 2020
  • A Body-Oriented Approach to Trauma: Introduction to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy by Dr. Pat Ogden, Ph.D. 2019
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Body-Oriented Therapy Techniques for Trauma and Attachment – Pat Ogden, Ph.D. 2019
  • Complex Trauma Certification Level 1&2 with Janina Fisher, 2019
  • Shame and the Disowned Self: Overcoming Internal Attachment Disorder, Janina Fisher, 2018
  • Certificate Course in Emotionally Focused Therapy with Sue Johnson: Attachment-Based Interventions for Couples in Crisis, 2018
  • The Body Keeps the Score: When Talk Isn’t Enough – Bessel Van der Kolk, 2019
  • Applying Polyvagal and Memory Reconsolidation Theories with Parts Work, Somatic, and Mindful Approaches, 2019
  • Hypnosis for Trauma and PTSD Certificate Course: Effectively Integrating Hypnosis, Neuroscience, and Mind/Body Approaches in Clinical Practice, 2018
  • Occupational Awareness Training for Treating First-Responder Trauma, 2018
  • Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing, Step by Step: Body-oriented Approach to Trauma and Stress Disorders, 2018
  • Creating Healthy Attachment: A step-by-step guide, Sue Johnson, 2017
  • Trauma: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, Peter Levine, Ph.D, 2017
  • Response-Based Practice Training/Supervision with Dr. Allan Wade, 2006-2010
  • Advanced Jungian Concepts, John Betts, 2007
  • Intensive Fundamentals Course in Analytical Psychology and Dream Analysis, John Betts, 2006
  • Satir Couple’s Counselling Program, John and Beth Riopka, 2004