Hello, I’m Joanne (she/her). I offer relational, psychodynamic, somatic informed psychotherapy.
My professional background includes 13+ years of working in mental health. Including crisis intervention, counselling for youth and young adults. In my earlier career, i worked in the not-for profit sector, with an emphasis on supporting children and families living with developmental disabilities.
As a Registered Psychotherapist, RP in private practice. I work with individuals aged 18+. and I’m a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists Ontario (CRPO).
Educated at Toronto Institute Relational Psychotherapy, The four-year clinical training program, bases it’s approach in relational, attachment-focused, psychodynamic therapy. Alongside this program, i also completed specialist training in trauma, via the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute.
Areas of specialization/interest:
Grief and Loss l Anxiety l Depression l Relationship Challenges l Developmental Trauma l Shame and Self-esteem Exploring Identity l Life Transitions l Family Members of Disabled Children & Adults.
*If you’re seeking support for something outside these areas. Please contact me.
To assist my work as a clinician, i participate in regular clinical supervision, ongoing professional development, and see my own therapist.