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Joanne Hickman
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
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Joanne Hickman
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)


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.

Community Focus:
Disability, LGBTQ+, New To Canada, Non-Binary, Polyamorous, Women
Anger, Anxiety, Body Image, Break-Ups, Burnout/Stress, Childhood Abuse, Codependence, Depression, Family of Origin, Grief/Loss, PTSD, Relationships, Self Esteem, Trauma
Anti-Oppressive, Attachment Focused, Existential, Mindfulness, Psychoanalytic, Relational, Solution Focused, Somatic, Strengths Based, Trauma Informed
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* Available Virtually (Online) in British Columbia, Ontario

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