As a Registered Social Worker, Anna brings extensive experience in psychotherapy, specializing in couples, individuals (children age 12+), and utilizing anti-oppressive, trauma-informed, and strengths-based approaches. With a passion for fostering strong therapeutic relationships, Anna also holds certification as a Yoga Teacher, seamlessly integrating yogic relaxation and breathing techniques into her therapeutic practice.
Anna specializes in the following:
– Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT): Anna specializes in EFT, a robust modality that nurtures healthy relationships, supporting mental health through life challenges. Her focus is on effective communication, aiding couples in recovering from disruptions like the birth of a child, loss, mental health crises, or infidelity. Anna also helps navigate family issues, addressing differences in parenting styles and values.
Individual Therapy –
In the realm of individual therapy, Anna works with those experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, low self-esteem, and anger. Emotionally Focused Therapy proves pivotal in healing from trauma, delving into underlying emotional experiences contributing to anxiety and depression.
– Art Therapy and Mindfulness: With adolescents, Anna integrates Art Therapy and Mindfulness techniques, offering support for bullying, self-esteem, eating disorders, gender and sexuality exploration, ADHD, and learning challenges. As an Ontario Certified Teacher, Anna draws on her school system experiences to help with adolescent mental health.
She mainly practises from an anti-oppressive, trauma-informed and strengths-based perspective. Anna is a strong believer in developing a strong therapeutic relationship as the foundation for supporting healing and growth for her patients. She is also a certified Yoga Teacher and loves to incorporate yogic relaxation and breathing techniques in her therapeutic practice.
We look forward to the valuable contributions Anna will make to our team and the clients we serve.