Complex PTSD

Navigating Trauma: From Crisis to Healing

Navigating Trauma: From Crisis to Healing

I was struggling in medical school. I knew it was going to be hard, like drinking water from a fire hydrant with all of the materials that needed to be absorbed, but the experience was beyond comprehension. My first go of it ended in disaster. It involved a...

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Navigating Therapy: Finding Support on Your Terms

Navigating Therapy: Finding Support on Your Terms

I work with clients a little differently. As a survivor of complex childhood trauma, I personally know what it’s like to start counseling or to start counseling with a new therapist and have the dread of sharing the story of our trauma. It can be triggering just to...

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Create a Container

Create a Container

If you’re a trauma survivor, first and foremost, I want to commend your strength in embarking on the journey of therapy. It's a courageous step towards healing, and I'm here to support you every step of the way. Starting therapy as a trauma survivor can be...

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Family Gatherings as a Trauma Survivor

Family Gatherings as a Trauma Survivor

Are you a survivor of childhood trauma, had a complicated relationship with parents while growing up, or just find family gatherings very stressful yet still feel inclined to attend? That’s okay. I’ve put together a checklist of ideas to help support you through the...

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Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting

Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting

Although I am a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) in British Columbia and working towards my doctorate in psychology, I support my clients in other ways as well. In addition to the therapy I provide, with a lot of my clients who are parents there’s a certain amount...

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