Professional Registration and Membership

REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER, Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)

2013 MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK, Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener Ontario
Integrated Field of Study: Individuals, Families and Groups & Community, Policy and Organizations
CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP, Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener Ontario, (In Progress)
2009 POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE, Georgian College, Orillia, Ontario
Specialization in Addictions: Treatment and Prevention
2007 BACHELOR OF ARTS, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
Specialization Therapeutic Recreation, Minor in Education
2003 DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES, Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec
Social Science, Concentration: Psychology and Humanities
Professional Development
2018 Working with Family Members of Substance Abusers: The CRAFT Approach with Dr. Robert Meyers; Mission Empowerment
2017 “Hold Me Tight/Let Me Go” Teen Family Workshop; The Greater Toronto EFT Community
More Safety at Last: Healing a Traumatized Family; The Greater Toronto EFT Community
The Intersection of Western Yoga & Body Psychology; Christine Hakkola
Using the Wisdom of EFT to Overcome Clinical Impasses in Couples Counselling with Sue Jhonson; Leading Edge
The Body Keeps the Score: new Frontier in Trauma Treatment with Bessel van der kolk; Leading Edge
2016 Addressing Stuck Places in EFT Couples Therapy: A Master Class with Sue Jhonson; Leading Edge
​The Healing Power of Yoda Therapy Training Intensive;
Yoga Conference and Show
Teaching And Practicing Prenatal Yoga; Yoga Conference and Show
Discover Your Light Through the Shadow; Yoga Conference and Show
2015 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training; Anjeli Yoga
Core Skill Training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy;
Advanced Motivational Interviewing; The Jean Tweed Centre
Emotionally Focused Therapy, Addiction And Couples Therapy; Leading Edge
A New Model of Assessment, Treatment and Replace Prevention for Extra-Extra-Marital Affairs; Leading Edge
Complex Issues in Sex and Couples Therapy; Leading Edge
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Treatment of Anxity; Leading Edge
Narrative Therapy; Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work
2014 Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy; Catholic Family Services Brampton
Managing Organizational Change;  3-day workshop, Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work
Advance Motivational Interviewing; The Jean Tweed Centre
Recourse Management and Development; 3-day workshop, Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work
Human Resource Management;  3-day workshop, Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work
Program Development and Project Management; 3-day workshop, Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work
Attachment: Cradle to Grave With Dr. Sue Jhonson and Dr. Dan Hughes; Shalem Mental Health Network
Addiction and The Family; Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work
2013 Bridging the Couples Chasm: Level 1; Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work
Single Session Therapy  Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work
Forced Marriage Project: Service Provider 2-day Training; Agincourt Community services Association
2012 Social Work Provincial Conference; Ontario Association of Social Workers,
Metamorphoses Annual Conference “Quality & Ethical Service Delivery,” Metamorphosis
2011 Concurrent Disorders: A Focus on Addiction; Halton Healthcare
Multicultural Diversity in Volunteers; Halton Multicultural Counsel
Harm Reduction Competency 2-Day Workshop; Toronto Health Connection
Trans 101 Workshop; The Positive Space Network of Halton
Cultural Competency, Diversity, Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppression In Mental Health Two-Day Training Workshop; Across Boundaries
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training; Hope Place Centres
2010 Building Bridges, Changing Lives, Understanding Substance Use in Pregnancy and Parenting; The Substance Use, Pregnancy and Parenting Coalition of Durham Region
HIV/AIDS Basics 101, Harm Reduction/youth, Stigma/Mental Health; The AIDS Network
Legal Issues in Mental Health and Addictions; CMHA workshop
42nd Annual Addictions Conference; Addictions Ontario
2009 “Methamphetamine In Ontario, A Training Strategy” Workshop; Sponsored by Addictions Ontario
Therapeutic Environment for Aggression Management (T.E.A.M.), Certification; Homewood Health Center
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) Certification; Homewood Health Center