Hi! I am Vanessa, a compassionate and dedicated Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who sees my role as one in which I hope to empower all clients I work with, in effort to have you experience the life you want.
Over the past several years I have gained a wealth of experience in providing support to victims of domestic violence, anti-human trafficking and for crisis intervention. These experiences have allowed me to develop a deep understanding for, and practice of trauma-informed care.
Drawing on past professional experiences, I employ an anti-oppressive, collaborative, strengths-based approach that is rooted in getting to know you, your values, hopes and fears and working with you to reclaim your agency and find inner strength. I am dedicated to fostering a safe and supportive space that enables you to explore your experiences while feeling validated, empowered and when appropriate, challenged to initiate the desired change.
I utilize evidence-based practices, integrating modalities such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), trauma-focused interventions, and narrative therapy to support you in processing life’s upsets, rebuilding your sense of self, and fostering a path toward healing.