Amy is an empathetic, kind, and non-judgemental Social Worker with over 20 years of experience supporting children, youth, and families. Amy knows that we all have our own strengths and when we find them, we can make them shine. By identifying and building the strengths of her clients, Amy can help them learn how to navigate their experiences with strength, confidence, and self-compassion.
Amy provides counselling and psychotherapy for teens and young women in Ontario ages 14-24 experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, self-esteem, self-harm, emotional regulation, and trauma by creating a safe space for clients to discover and share their thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.
She has years of experience supporting children and youth in building life skills, navigating community resources, and coping through adversity. Amy believes that clients are the experts of their own lives and fosters a client-first approach. She knows the importance of culture, community, and identity. That’s why she works hard to create a culturally inclusive and anti-oppressive counselling space.
After almost 20 years working in healthcare to support clients with physical pain and stress, Laura knows that people are made up of more than just bodies - our physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual health are inextricably linked!
Laura is compassionate, open-minded, and understands that the roads we walk and how we walk them may be different, but at our core, we all have a fundamental right to experience peace, happiness, and love within ourselves. Working through a compassionate, client-focused Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy lens, Laura looks forward to helping you build your own internal resources so you can heal from your past experiences and move through life in the most authentic way.
Laura provides IFS Informed private counselling and psychotherapy and has completed over 75 hours of live and asynchronous online IFS training. She is also trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy - one of the front-line threrapies for PTSD.
Laura is currently supervised by Amanda Gallion-Ferron, MSW-RSW and Shari Lecker, RP