Her approaches: Sandra’s approach is compassionate, collaborative, holistic and client centered. She utilizes an integrated strategy of therapies including Narrative Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Attachment Theory, Internal Family Systems, EMDR, Spiritual Psychotherapy, and 2SLGBTQ+ Affirming Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care.
Professional Designation: Master of Arts in Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy, Registered Psychotherapist (R.P.)
Insurance Information: Covered by most insurance plans. Check your benefits for Registered Psychotherapist (RP) coverage. We offer receipts for reimbursements.
Counselling Services provided: Individual therapy (adults) and Couples Therapy. and Support for social and medical transitioning for gender diverse adults and teens.
Areas of Focus: Gender Diversity and Gender Minority Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Grief and Loss, Work/Life Balance, Relationship Issues, Life Transitions, Spirituality and Faith Concerns, Conflict Resolution Skills.
Session Fee (50 minutes): $140 + hst
Couples Session Fee (50 minutes): $160 + hst
NOTE: Can't find a time on a given day for in-person sessions? Try the corresponding video/phone options for more times.
Some counsellors provide only tele-health counselling on certain days of the week and so their schedule will appear “booked” if you select in-person services.
If you have any questions about the counselling process, take a look at our FAQ section. To schedule a phone consult, email [email protected] or call 519-766-8292 with your questions, phone number, and three time-slots that work for you.
Sandra endeavors to create a safe, accepting space for people to discover their authentic self and flourish in their lives. She honors clients’ life experiences and believes that the client is the expert in their own life. Sandra collaborates with clients on their journey towards wholeness and healing. She offers encouragement and hope while clients process trauma, discover resilience and work towards post-traumatic growth.
Sandra draws on a range of therapeutic modalities including narrative therapy, emotionally focused therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, EMDR, solution-focused therapy, Internal Family Systems, and 2SLGBTQ+ Affirming therapy. She employs an anti-oppressive, trauma-informed lens and strengths-based approach with an attachment framework.
Sandra graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Master of Arts in Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy, and from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has extensive training in gender diversity through Rainbow Health Ontario and the Canadian Association of Transgender Professionals (CPATH). She is a passionate ally for the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Sandra works with individuals who are experiencing gender exploration and transition, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, work-related stress, and life transitions. She supports clients as they explore the existential and issues of their lives.
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