Education, Experience and Training


2007 – 2009 Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology
Yorkville University, St. John, New Brunswick

1985 – 1997 Bachelor of Social Work
Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

1982 – 1984 General Arts and Science Diploma
Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario


July 2019 to Present E-Counselling, Barrie – independent e-counselling service
Provide e-therapy to clients
Complete reports as requested

Nov. 2019 – July 2020 Counsellor
Balanced Life Therapy, Barrie – independent counselling service

2007 – 2019 Social Worker
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene – providing in-patient and out-patient services to people of all ages experiencing mental illness.

2004 – 2007 Family Life Education Coordinator / Therapist
North Simcoe Catholic Family Life Centre, Midland, Ontario – family service organization providing counselling services and psycho-educational groups to the community.

2003 – 2004 Social Worker, Early Years Program
Barrie Community Health Centre, Barrie, Ontario – community based medical centre with various community services.

2002 – 2004 Therapist
Catholic Family Life Centre South Simcoe, Barrie, Ontario – family services providing counselling service for individuals and families.

1998 – 2002 Executive Director
Our Place, Toronto, Ontario – social recreation program for people with mental health issues.

Supplemental Certificate Programs

2020     Cyber Counselling Level I
Therapy Online, qualified with the knowledge and techniques to provide online counselling.

2017 – 2019     Diploma in Social Construction and Professional Practice
Taos Institute, is an American non-profit association of scholars and practitioners dedicated to exploring social constructionist ideas.

2008         Smoking Cessation Counselling
University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 

2004 – 2006     Levels I & II Brief and Narrative Therapy
Hincks-Dellcrest – Gail Appelle Institute, Toronto, Ontario

2005         Accredited Provider of Triple P Level: Enhanced
The University of Queensland, Australia, Barrie, Ontario – training in effective child-rearing techniques

2003 – 2004     Certificate in Addiction Studies
Toronto Advance Professional Education, Toronto, Ontario

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