My years of formal training in psychotherapy, couples therapy, stress counselling, meditation, hypnotherapy and self-hypnosis, have culminated in a deep understanding of the unconscious mind and the subtle ways that our past experiences and the resulting learned habits of thinking, continue to contexturalize our lives and colour all of our feelings. Listed below is a short summary of the educational endeavours that have contributed to my understanding and provided me with many opportunities to hone my skills.

My professional credentials include:

  • Registered Psychotherapist (R.P)
  • Certified Psychotherapist (Dip.TIRP)
  • Certified Stress and Wellnesss Consultant (SWC)
  • Certified Master Hypnotist (MH)
  • Certified Hypnotherapist (CHt)
  • Certified NLP Master Practitioner
  • Certified NLP Practitiioner
  • Certified Self-Hypnosis Instructor
  • Certified Meditation Instructor
  • Certified Pain Management Specialist
  • Certified HypnoBirther

My formal training in therapy has included:

  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy / Relational Therapy
  • Couples Therapy / Intersubjective Psychotherapy for Couples
  • Ericksonian Psychotherapy / Hypnosis / Utilization
  • Brief Experiential Therapy / Solution Focused Therapy
  • Treating Anxiety and Depression / Emotional Impact in Therapy
  • Use of Hypnotic Trance in Psychotherapy / Hypnotism in Therapy
  • Hypnotherapy / Hypnosis / Self Hypnosis Instruction
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction / Meditation Instruction
  • Progressive Muscular Relaxation / Autogenic Relaxation
  • Relaxation Response Instruction / Stress and Wellness Counselling
  • Transpersonal Counselling / Counselling Psychology / CBT
  • Clean Language / Clean Space / Developing Client Metaphors

My experiences have included:

  • Psychotherapist - Private Practice
  • Hypnotherapist - Private Practice
  • Research Faculty (Stress / Anxiety / Exams) - York University Faculty of Health, School of Nursing
  • Counselling Faculty - Sutherland-Chan Registered Massage Therapist School
  • Stress Management Consultant - Including: TD Bank; Bombardier Aerospace; Purolator
  • Lecturer / Workshop Facilitator - York University - Sutherland-Chan - Seneca College

My professional memberships have included:

  • Full Member - CRPO     College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Full Member - CAPT     Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Full Member - NGH       National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Member - IMHDA          International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
  • Member - CPS                Canadian Pain Society
  • Director - CAPT             Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy