Education, Training, and Credentials

Mindfulness & Compassion

Mindfulness & Compassion

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

# 65-31230

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

Work Experience:

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.

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