At the heart of Amy's practice is a deep commitment to helping individuals improve their mental health and well-being. With over 25 years of experience in working with children and adults, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to each of her therapy sessions.
Amy is a BC Registered Clinical Counsellor (#3405) as well as a Registered Canadian Art Therapist. She is certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT- including trauma focused; TF-CBT), Interpersonal Behaviour Therapy (IPT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Play Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) amongst a host of other trainings. Amy has completed the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) training with the ChildTrauma Academy founded by Dr. Bruce Perry. In addition to this she has also trained with Dr. David Dubin of the Dubin Clinic in Los Angeles and offers Direct Low Intensity Neurofeedback as part of her counseling practice to those who are interested. Amy is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and uses this knowledge to teach Mindfulness Practices.
All these modalities allow Amy to tailor her approach to meet each individual's unique needs. She takes a holistic approach to mental health, exploring the interplay between brain function and behavior to help her clients achieve their goals. Whether you're a child or an adult, Amy has the experience and compassion to help you work through a wide range of mental health challenges. In addition to individual therapy sessions, she also offers workshops and presentations on topics such as the impact of developmental trauma, how brain patterns can get us stuck as well as mindfulness approaches to dealing with challenges.
Based in the Southern Interior of BC, Amy is easily accessible both in person and on line for those in need of her services. Her welcoming and supportive environment makes her an ideal choice for anyone looking to improve their mental health and take control of their well-being. Book a session with Amy today and start your journey towards healing and empowerment.