Maureen is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Maureen practices virtual counselling under the supervision of a Registered Psychotherapist. She completed her Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Carleton University and completed her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at Yorkville University. She is a certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, has certification in the ASIST Suicide Prevention Training Program, Crisis training and Indigenous Cultural Competency Training. Maureen works with youths and adults which include individuals, couples and families who have mental health challenges. Some of these challenges can include anger and stress management, anxiety, depression, relationships, grief and bereavement, self-harm, suicidal ideation, and trauma.
Maureen is passionate about providing an empathetic, caring, honest, direct, empowering, and non-judgmental space where the needs of youth, individuals and their families are heard and validated. Maureen offers a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach that is collaborative and supportive, helping clients navigate through challenges to build resiliency, change and personal growth.
She uses therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems theory as well as mindfulness-based approaches. She employs a mix of therapeutic approaches to create support for each individual client. She incorporates kindness, acceptance, and humour into sessions.