Accepting New Clients
Andrea's Fee: $180/hour
Registered Provisional Psychologist, EMDR Trained
Andrea will meet you wherever you are at psychologically. She invites clients to bring forward all experiences, struggles, and challenges that encourages an individual to seek out support and counselling.
Andrea is a compassionate, approachable, calm, and supportive psychologist that strives to create a united front with her clients.
Andrea works from a client-centered and collaborative approach in which she believes that individuals are the experts of their own lives and have skills and strengths that can be utilized and explored. She uses counselling theories such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), harm reduction, trauma-informed practices, attachment theory, meditation, and mindfulness.
The therapeutic relationship develops from creating an empathetic stance in which you are respected, listened to, and supported, in order to help you achieve your goals. She truly feels that it is an honor to sit with the client as they share their life and will join in on the journey throughout the counselling process.
More About Andrea
Andrea completed her Master’s in Counselling Psychology at City University. Her professional background includes working within correctional services both within the front line and in supervisory roles, since 2005. She has also worked as an impulse-control issue counsellor for a nonprofit agency. Additionally, physical fitness and nutrition are her passion in which she has worked as personal fitness trainer for over 10 years. An important component of her work pertains to working with clients impacted by trauma, and substance use.
Andrea feels that counselling is an adaptive and evolving process, she enjoys cultivating her skills in the field by reading books and participating in courses and workshops. A few of her personal self-care tools is reading, fitness, quality time with her husband and children, camping, and travel!