Stephanie is a member in good standing with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) as well as the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) and the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH). Stephanie graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science degree (Psychology) and then went on to obtain a Master of Social Work degree from McMaster University. She is a Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapist who is also certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Family Mediation. In relation to individual counselling, Stephanie believes in a client-centred approach; meaning that when we explore ourselves honestly and in context, we tend to move towards growth and healing and have the capacity to find our own unique answers. Depending on her clients' needs, Stephanie combines traditional counselling - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), with Hypnosis, and/or Reiki, in an effort to restore balance to body, mind, and spirit. Stephanie also strongly believes in mindfulness practices to assist with depression and anxiety and guides clients to understand and use their personal energy to achieve (mind-body-spirit) balance. Stephanie believes in a holistic approach to overall wellness and will support her clients along their path of self-discovery with care, compassion and non-judgment. Stephanie believes in the interconnectedness of the body, mind and spirit and her counselling services reflect that.Stephanie assist clients to actualize their full potential along their healing journey.
Stephanie's areas of specialization include:
Individual & family counselling Mood disorders (depression & anxiety) PTSD with a specialization working with First Responders (Police, Fire, EMS and other front line professionals) Family mediation Mindfulness therapy Spiritual therapy Hypnosis Energy healing (Reiki)
Please notify Stephanie within 24 hours if you are unable to make your scheduled appointment
Please note that Stephanie has set her fees for counselling based on the recommended fee range set out by the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW).
Stephanie's services are NOT covered under OHIP. You may wish to check with your employer and/or insurance provider to see if Registered Social Workers are covered under your benefits. Counselling services are also claimable as a medical expense on your income tax. Fees are due following the session and an official receipt is provided.
HST will NOT be added to the session fee. Canada Revenue Agency recognizes three clinical counselling groups as HST exempt: Registered Social Workers, Registered Psychologist and Psychiatrists.