Areas of practice
- Abuse - Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Addictions - Relationship
- Chronic Illness
- First Nations Issues
- Grief and Loss - General
- Intimacy Issues
- Marriage and/or Relationship Issues
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Suicide Bereavement
- Suicide Ideation / Survivor
- Trauma Counselling
- Women's Issues
- Body Centred Therapy
- Feminist Psychotherapy
- Internal Family Systems
- Marriage & Couples Counselling
- Mindfulness approaches
- Relational Psychotherapy
- Self Regulation Therapy (SRT)
- Shame Counselling & Therapy
- Somatic Transformation
Counselling practice website:somaticpsychotherapy.ca
Welcome to this page and what it can offer you. With 20 years experience as an individual and marital counsellor, facilitator and Self-Regulation therapist. Sylvia brings proven skills and radiant energy in helping you transform major life challenges into opportunities for renewal, connection and growth.
You will experience a warm, open and safe place for exploring and resolving your issues:
- developmental trauma issues such as relational crisis, substance use, process addiction, early attachment issues, anxiety and spiritual pain
- shock trauma issues, such as post mva stress, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, depression, suicide bereavement, suicidal thoughts, historical abuse issues, grief, and loss.
With her Metis heritage Sylvia understands Aboriginal issues and concerns as a natural consequence of government and historical abuse,multiple losses and neglect. She brings strong intention and compassionate work in this area.
Sylvia has in-depth clinical experience and has completed extensive programs in the areas of trauma and trauma recovery with emphasis on attachment and the neurobiology of trauma. She uses Somatic Transformation, a highly creative approach which effectively engages the art and neuroscience of healing trauma,
Her special gift for you is the use of empathy, attunement and earth-energy therapy to heal disconnection and soul loss due to relational trauma. Whether you are feeling stressed in relationship issues or stuck in a dis-empowering pattern you will discover a renewal of energy and a new way to be with yourself and your world to create the change you need.
Sylvia's travelling in Tanzania, helped support Maasai women in micro-lending businesses and education for young girls. Travel and studies in India in Biodynamic Craniosacral therapy enriches her work. Her Shamanic studies based in the Peruvian, Celtic and First Nations tradition is deeply integrated to serve you.. See her website for more information on shamanic processes.
What makes Sylvia's approach different? - the focus on installing new messages in the neural pathways that brings change at all levels of your system. Sylvia incorporates earth-energy practices based in the ancient wisdom teachings of Shamanic aboriginal healers. This approach addresses the root of the current issue and facilitates deeper integration..
Sylvia’s practice is inclusive of diverse cultures and sexual orientation. Engaging in this work helps transform acute and chronic stress and brings balance at all levels.
Come and experience new levels of transformation.. Find out about a first consultation.
Client fee individuals:120.00
Client fee couples/families:140.00