Canadian Certified Counsellor
I have wanted to work in mental health for as long as I can remember. I have always loved to hear people's stories and think that it is a great privilege when people choose to share with me and allow me to support them in their journey.
In 2005 my family went through many unexpected changes in our lives. During this time, I realized that mental health is a precious balancing act between the resources and supports we have for coping versus the challenges we are experiencing. When life provides more challenges than resources for coping, I am happy to provide trauma-informed and evidence-based treatments that build on existing strengths.
Areas of Practice
Education and Credentials
Cindy is a member in good standing with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association since 2020.
Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology
Cindy graduated from Yorkville University in 2020 with a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in psychology and women’s studies, from the University of Manitoba.
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association since 2016
Cindy is trained in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. EMDR is a neurological and body-oriented therapy used for the treatment of trauma and other mental health concerns.
Introduction to Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Narrative Therapy and Reauthoring Conversations
Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy (Level One)
EMDR and Dissociation: The Progressive Approach
Core Brain Story Certification
CISM: Critical Incident Stress Management (Group Crisis Intervention)
Level One VTRA (Violence Threat Risk Assessment Training)
Trauma Informed Care: Translating Trauma Informed Principles into Practice
Responding to Trauma in Early Childhood
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Handle With Care: Promoting Mental Health in Young Children
Mental Health First Aid for Seniors
safeTalk: Suicide Prevention
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