Clinical Counselling & Cancer/Health Coaching Services and Approaches
Individual Counselling: in person, by phone or Skype, by email, or a combination.
Family Counselling: with family members, or a small group.
Substance or Process Addiction: My services can include first stage and second stage recovery, concurrent issues, assessment, referrals, case management, advocacy, and workplace/MCFD liason,
Cancer/Health Coaching: I provide emotional & spiritual support, pain & stress mangement for those diagnosed with cancer or any other chronic diseases. I like to start this work with a Holistic Lifestyle Assessment. As a cancer survivor myself, I have learned how to work with both the allopathic and alternative systems of care.
Clinical Supervision: My areas of expertise for clinical supervision include addictions and trauma, with an indepth knowledge of perinatal addiction.
Education and/or Psycho Education Groups: I have extensive experience developing groups and psycho ed. curriculum as well as writing and delivering educational material to social service professionals.
Approaches I Use:
Anger Management for anxiety, communication, relationships
Assertiveness Training for communication, esteem
Assisted Pet Therapy
E.M.D.R. (definition here) for trauma, performance enhancement, anxiety
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for depression
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma
Communication Skills for esteem. empowerment, relationaships
Critical Incident Debriefing
Diversity & Cultural Diversity for identity, esteem, anxiety
Empowerment Skills for self-esteem, relationships
Existential Inquiry for grief, hopelessness, lack of meaning
Health (Cancer) Coaching
Mindfulness for anxiety, stress
Motivational Interviewing for addiction
Relapse Prevention Skills
Relaxation Skills for anxiety, trauma, stress
Resiliency Skills for trauma, anxiety,grief
Stress Reduction Skills Training for trauma, anxiety