Areas of practice
- Abuse - Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Addictions - Including Substances
- Men's Issues
- Sexual Assault
- Trauma Counselling
- Women's Issues
- Group Therapy
- Humanistic Therapy
- Internal Family Systems
Other languages spoken
Counselling practice website:starrwellnessservices.ca
Starr Wellness & Recovery BILINGUAL - ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS - Youth, Parent, Family and Adults. Through my 2 decades of counselling experience, I have come to believe that a better understanding of ourselves is one of the most important steps towards a happier and more fulfilling life. The journey is yours and I aim to support you on the path towards your goals, whatever they may be. Barriers can get in the way. I provide a safe space for you to explore, challenge and remove those barriers within a compassionate and non-judgemental environment. Along with counselling support, I offer men's trauma groups as well as supervision to other therapists.
I provide psychotherapy for various issues, including, but not limited to, childhood and adult trauma in all of its various forms, including substance abuse, depression, anxiety, stress management, anger, and other related issues. I seek to support the client in a way that is individualized and, integrates the approach that is best suited to the individual, including, but certainly not limited to, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Ego-State Therapy, and other trauma-focused interventions. I enjoy working with all aspects of change and transition in one’s personal development and working with the client to address their specific needs.
Once in person resumes, I will also be offering NeurOptimal Neurofeedback. Neurofeedback training for the brain is similar to physical training for the body. Much of our suffering comes from pervasive recurring thoughts and feelings in which our minds become emotionally stranded or cognitively “stuck”. Neurofeedback prompts the brain to draw from its existing resources and pull itself out of these mental “ruts”. The result is a more open and positive mindset in which obstacles are more manageable and problems more resolvable.
- I am trained in many approaches, including but not limited to EMDR, Somatic Approaches, Men's Issues, and multiple Trauma-informed approaches.