My Qualifications


 Registered Psychotherapist

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario since 2017


Postpartum Support International

Professional Provider Member 2019

The Theraplay Institute

Clinical Member since 2018

 Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists

Full General Member since 2018

 Ontario Association of Child and Youth Counsellors

Full Member in Good Standing since 2005


2019  M.Ed. Master Degree in  Education (Distance Education) 

Athabasca University

2006 BA (CYC) Bachelor of Arts Degree (Child and Youth Care)                     

Ryerson University

1992 CYW Child and Youth Worker Diploma

George Brown College


2019 Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders 2 day Training

         Perinatal Support International

2018 Creative Interventions for Challenging Children who Shut Down, Meltdown, or Act Out (Certificate)

2018 Theraplay Level 1 (Certificate) 

          The Theraplay Institute

2018  Concurrent Disorder (Certificate)

          Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

2013 CBT Certification in the Treatment of Anxiety and Depression

2006 DBT Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

1992 Life Skills Coach Training (60 hours training Certificate)

1991 Family Therapy (Certificate) with a focus in Intergenerational Theory and Milan Systemic Family Therapy

         St. Michaels Hospital, Family Centre-Extern Program


William Osler Health System

2015 Holistic Crisis Planning: Corporate training for staff based on best practices in  Child and Adolescent Suicide Prevention

2010 Disruptive Behaviour Disorders:  Understanding, Interpreting and Managing Child and Adolescent Behaviours Strategies and Resources for Parents

2009 Lunch and Learn Series:  Development, management and Prevention of Childhood Disruptive Behaviour Disorders

2008 Parent Education Series:  Understanding and Managing Self-Harm Behaviours

Dufferin Mental Health Coalition:  Mental Health Workshops

2011 Understanding and Managing Self Harm Behaviour


The Ontario College of Family Physicians:  Collaborative Mental Health Network

2011 A Collaborative Approach to Understanding and Treating Self-Harm Behaviours


The Canadian Mental Health Association:  The Concurrent Disorders Resource Network

2010 Understanding and Managing Self-Harm Behaviour