Treatment Modalities and Theoretical Approaches

  • Art Therapy

  • Play-Based Therapy (including sandtray)

  • Bibliotherapy

  • Psychoeducation

  • Mindfulness

  • Growth Mind Set

  • Brainspotting

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Brief Solution-Focussed Therapy

Issues

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Self-Esteem/Confidence

  • Coping Skills/Resilliency

  • Big Emotions and Self-Regulation

  • ADD/ADHD

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder 

  • LGBTQ+, Gender Creativity and Non-Binary

  • Trauma (Physical, Sexual, Emotional, Domestic Violence)

  • Grief and Loss

  • Separation and Divorce

  • Peer Relationships

  • Developmental Disorders

  • Learning Disabilities

  • School Issues

  • Bullying

  • Self-Harming

  • Attachment Disorder

  • Behavioural Disorders

  • Chronic Illness / Chronic Pain

  • Life Transitions

My Commitment to Clients as a Therapist

  • Create a compassionate, nurturing, respectful, safe and understanding-driven space

  • Use creative, playful, engaging, authentic and age-appropriate art and play activities

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Be on time

  • Child-centered

  • Strength-based

  • Trauma-Informed

  • Relationship-Based

  • Hope-Based

  • Look for perspectives that illuminate persistent patterns and negative feelings

  • Share practical strategies with child and parent for enacting positive change

  • Maintain non-judemental, deep listening and observation skills throughout

  • Establish short term SMART goals and maintain a long term vision for the client

  • Use effective and proven techniques along with practical guidance for each client

  • Provide regular parent check-ins and consultation (frequently at the end of sessions)

  • Maintain thorough and up-to-date documentation for each client file