Registered Social Worker - MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker
SESSION TYPES AVAILABLE:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused and Narrative Therapy, Collaborative Family Practice.
ADDITIONAL TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE WITH:
Anxiety, Depression, OCD, Domestic Violence and Abuse, Life Transitions, Gender and Sexuality, Self Esteem and Confidence Issues, Social Anxiety, Coping Challenges as well as Grief and Loss and Trauma Informed Care.
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
The greatest project you will ever work on is yourself. I believe that everyone has what they need within themselves to realize their full potential and live their most authentic and rewarding lives
Client success is Wendy’s first priority. Wendy works with different modalities to find the best fit for each client depending on their challenges and goals. Finding balance and developing the untold story of you is the key to living a healthy, authentic and balanced life.
Wendy has a Masters Degree in Social Work, and is a Registered Social Worker (MSW, RSW) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. In addition Wendy holds a BAhons in Social Development from University of Waterloo, & Bachelor of Social Work from University of Waterloo
Wendy has also completed Post-graduate Certification in CBT Fundamentals with Wilfred Laurier University and Collaborative Family Practice through OACP.
In her clinical work, Wendy helps clients to balance their emotional, mental, and physical well-being. Tailoring each treatment to her client’s unique needs, Wendy takes a client-centered holistic approach to therapy and adheres to evidence-based practice. Her clinical style combines genuine warmth and guidance towards effective and lasting solutions.
Wendy’s clinical focus is centered around creating healing spaces where clients can feel supported in their mental health journey. The path of recovery looks different for everyone, and it is her goal to help individuals discover what that might look like for them. Her work with clients includes, exploring the mind-body connection to heal trauma, discovering how past experiences are connected to the present, unpacking thought patterns, regulating emotions, and learning how our challenges are connected to larger-systemic and structural realities that can be oppressive and impact our mental health. Wendy helps clients work on strategies and tools that can address some of the root causes of their challenges and build success and a sense of meaning.
Wendy believes that you are the expert on you and will guide you towards your life goals. You will feel welcomed and validated, as you partner together to face your present concerns and begin to live your best life.