Amanda has a foundation of compassion and unconditional empathy for her clients that she uses alongside CBT and emotion-focused therapy. She believes in a strength-based approach to build a foundation of trust with her clients and builds a place of safety and warmth.
Her areas of interest are narcissistic abuse, trauma, ADHD, intergenerational and childhood trauma, and parental estrangement. She has experience treating sleep disorders and sleep difficulties such as insomnia or over-sleeping.
Amanda understands how our early experiences shape the way we see the world moving forward. She sees strengths in being neurodivergent while also understanding how there are many challenges in a society that expects very specific things from us. She works with clients on developing a deeper understanding of their needs and goals to help heal emotional wounds.Amanda is currently completing her Master of Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University and has an undergraduate degree at University of Toronto, with a major in neuroscience and mental health.