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EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

Counselling | KCPC College of Professional Counselling

DIPLOMA OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY AND COUNSELLING (SPECIALIZING IN PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLING) – COMPLETION MAY 2023

Somatic Experiencing Practitioner | traumahealing.org Jul 2022

Certified Grief Support Counselor | Taking Flight International Aug 2008 and Sept 2017

Suicide Intervention Counsellor | Taking Flight International Oct 2017

Certified Trauma Recovery Counsellor | Taking Flight International JUL 2018

Life Coach Practitioner| Certified Coaches Federation, Abe Brown Jan 2018

Somatic Experiencing Master Classes | Ergos Institute & Traumahealing.org

 

UNDER ABI BLAKESLEE AND DAVE BERGER - EYE OF THE NEEDLE APR 2022 & JAN 2023

 

UNDER PETER LEVINE AND EFFU NACKI - AWAKENING THE ORDINARY MIRACLE OF HEALING TRAUMA: MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE NOV 2020

- CHRONIC PAIN & SYNDROMES – THE SOMATIC SIDE OF TRAUMA – OCT 20

 

UNDER PETER LEVINE, ABY BLAKESLEE, & JOSHUA SYLVAE

- COVID, POST-ICU AND VENTILATOR TRAUMA JAN & MAR 2021

 

UNDER RAJA SELVAM.

- INTEGRAL SOMATIC PSYCHOLOGY. - PRE AND PERINATAL TRAUMA. - MARCH 2017

- DEVELOPMENT TRAUMA: EARLY STAGES (FORMERLY TDA) - NOV 2020

- DEVELOPMENTAL TRAUMA: LATER STAGES- MAY 2023,

- WAR TRAUMA COURSE- AUG 2023

 

Past studies include:

COMPASSIONATE WITNESS – GABOR MATE`, LIFE COACH PRACTITIONER – CERTIFIED COACHES FEDERATION – ABE BROWN,

MEDITATION INSTRUCTOR – WILLPOWER INSTITUTE – LUN PA. MINDFULNESS COUNSELLING STRATEGIES, ATTACHMENT

FAMILIES – CTRI, CHILDHOOD TRAUMA, DEPRESSION IN CHILDREN AND TEENS – INSTITUTE OF CHILD PSYCHOLOGY. - REIKI. - QUANTUM TOUCH. - TRAINING IN POWER. - SHAMAN STUDIES.2

EXPERIENCE

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor Feb 2024-present.

Somatic Experiencing Practitioner July 2022-present.

Private practice Grief and Trauma Counselling Sept 2008-present.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Individual, Group, and Family Grief Support – 12 years

Intuitive Healer – 19 years’ experience, one on one and group.

Somatic Experiencing Assistant | Ongoing March 2021-present

 

Somatic Experiencing Session Provider | Beginner Level    OCT 2023 - Present

TAKING FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL – DR. JANE SIMINGTON

CO-FACILITATION – SUICIDE INTERVENTION CERTIFICATION TRAINING. 2019-2021

CO-FACILITATION – GRIEF CERTIFICATION TRAINING. 2019-2020

CO-FACILITATION – LATERAL VIOLENCE 2018

CO-FACILITATION – TRAUMA RECOVERY TRAINING, MODEL 1 2018

VOLUNTEER POSITION

STONY PLAIN FCFS – CARING FRIENDS BEREAVEMENT GROUP FACILITATOR

NOV 2021-PRESENT

ASSIST WITH FACULTY - LINDA STELTE TO DATE (ONGOING):

VANCOUVER 2023-24 COHORT

BEGINNER - INTERMEDIATE.

EDMONTON 2023-24 COHORT

BEGINNER - INTERMEDIATE

 

ASSIST WITH FACULTY - LINDA STELTE & BERNS GALLOWAY

COMBINED COHORTS ADVANCE I - MAR 2024

 

ASSIST WITH FACULTY BERNS GALLOWAY TO DATE (ONGOING):

SASKATOON 2024-25 COHORT

ACTIVITIES

Reading and writing, daily meditation and journaling, spending time with family and animals.

I enjoy learning about and participating in my community.

I am a beginner at gardening and am enjoying learning along with getting my hands in the earth.

I am beginning to learn Spanish and hope to become more comfortable communicating in this beautiful and rich

language.

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