I am a Christian woman of African-Canadian heritage. I am a Registered Social Worker with Master's of Social Work degree. My professional expertise includes providing couples counseling/therapy, family counselling, and individual counselling to those who may be experiencing relationship conflicts. low-self esteem, anxiety, and more.
My faith is what drives and guides my practice with specific focus on compassion, kindness, justice, mercy, love and always non-judgmental (He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God? - Micah 6:8).
I am passionate about social justice by promoting the advancement and
overall well-being of those that have been systemically marginalized, particularly African, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, consequently I believe that therapy ought to accessible to all folks, which is why I implement a sliding scale, finances should not come in the way of your relational wellness.
My focus is help rebuild esteem, intimacy, trust, and friendship. Together, we can work on healing and provide you with the tools to grow individually, as a family, and/or couple to (re)establish a stronger sense of self; ensuring that when working with couples and families, we collaboratively cultivate, and maintain mutual respect while feeling heard, seen, valued, understood, and supported by your partner/family members.
My Treatment Focus
I use evidence-based clinical practices, including but not limited to, The Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Attachment-Based Therapy, Gottman and Strengths Based Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. All to help you rediscover the resilience, strength, and courage within you. Everyone is unique, thus I do not use ‘one-size fits all’ approach. I want to work with you to help you achieve your goals, using a treatment plan that is just for you.
I believe in a judgment-free approach, with a focus on honesty, openness, and transparency, where everyone is attended to equally, with no favoritism. I work from an intersectional, holistic, trauma-informed, person (client) centered approach. I see you as a whole person and I recognize all interlocking identities; race, ethnicity, spirituality, socio-economic status, gender, and ability all make you who you are. I promise to see you as you are and meet you exactly where you are. Healing is a journey, and seeking help is indicative of your courage, so wherever you are on your path to a healthier you, I am here to help.