I use a variety of therapeutic approaches to best meet client needs with a special interest and training in mindfulness-based therapies such as MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy).  Where appropriate, we may choose to explore self-compassion and body awareness as pathways to support your work through past trauma.  We work together to set your goals and develop a plan that suits your individual needs.

 By applying my special interest in Spiritually-integrated Psychotherapy, I also assist individuals in “making meaning” of their lives and navigating significant life transitions. Together we refine your self-awareness and inner wisdom as key foundations for personal growth.

I support adult clients navigating a variety of issues including: mild to moderate depression & anxiety, relationship & parenting challenges, workplace /return to work stress, health & chronic pain, grief & loss, self-esteem & body image, life transitions, life stress, as well as issues unique to aging women.


IN-PERSON COUNSELLING – at Vibrant Living on Wednesdays & Thursdays (daytime)  – Please book by calling the reception or through the on-line booking system.   Tel: 519-772-0292                                                                            Website:

NOTE: Evening appointments are available at my home office in the Belmont Village area of Kitchener.  Please contact me to book a 1st session.

Secure ON-LINE VIDEO COUNSELLING – Can be arranged according to your needs and schedule using the on-line counselling link:

FEES:  $125 per hour – Payment is accepted at Vibrant Living at the time of your in-person appointment.  On-line counselling payments are made through the secure on-line platform by using your credit card or via e-transfer.  Whether in-person or on-line, an initial 15 minute telephone session is available upon request and is complimentary.  Email me through or call 226-476-2650 to book this option.

TELEPHONE:  Once an in-person counselling relationship has been established and, where appropriate, supplementary telephone counselling sessions can be arranged to suit the particular needs of the client.

ON FOOT:  Walking counselling sessions are available at local trails upon request.  A travel fee may apply.


As a former public school teacher and present day yoga instructor, I am passionate about facilitating psycho-education group programs as an additional therapy option.  Please refer to my group programs and MBCT page for updated group information or contact me directly for current offerings.

Please click here for a listing of current group classes, workshops and other programs.

Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing, there is a field.  I’ll meet you there. Rumi

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