Education, Training and Experience include:
M.A. – Master of Arts
R.N. – Registered Nurse
B.A. – Social Development Studies
Diploma in Addiction Studies
Certificate in Management Studies
Many courses in Therapy Techniques and Approaches
Buddhist Psychology Program and Training
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training
Meditating With the Body
Ongoing meditation training
R.N. – College of Nurses
I.C.A.D.C. – International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF)
I.C.C.S. – International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor
CACCF – #605519
My clinical psychotherapy/counselling practice, founded in 1995 continues.
My past experience includes: Head Nurse in Critical Care Areas, Teacher and Coordinator of Post Degree Nursing and Health Programs at Conestoga College, Trainer for Harassment and Racism with the military, Trainer for SASSI Assessment Tool and Assessment/Aftercare/Relapse Prevention Counsellor in Women’s Treatment Centre for Addictions.
Currently, faculty at Fanshawe College: teach online addiction courses as part of the Certificate in Fundamentals of Addictions.