Alex is here to help challenge your inner critic so that you can live the life you want. Together, you can build on your strengths, increase your resilience, and enhance your coping skills. Alex supports people who are going through personal and professional life transitions. These changes may bring anxiety, depression, and stress. Alex can help you adjust to these transitions. Alex is also here to support you with personal development. She will take the lead from you: with warmth, compassion, and even humour, she will support you to meet your personal goals.
Alex provides counselling in a collaborative and non-judgmental space. She works from an anti-oppressive, intersectional, and trauma-informed framework. Her practice is grounded in critical social work, which recognizes the connection between individual mental health, societal systems, and power structures.
Alex has years of experience in community mental health settings and hospitals, and is a former teacher of public education. Alex has supported individuals with diverse cultural, sexual, and gender identities.
Alex enjoys her weekends outdoors and is a dog lover, an avid reader, and a home chef in training.
Master of Social Work, York University (2019)
Master of Teaching, University of Toronto (2012)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Queen's University (2007)
Narrative Therapy (York University)
Family Mediation (York University)
Emotionally-Focused Therapy: The Transformative Power of Emotion (Les Greenberg, University of Toronto)
Connecting with People – Suicide Response (4 Mental Health)
Skills for Safer Living: A Psychosocial/Psychoeducational Intervention for People with Recurrent Suicide Attempts Group Facilitation Training (St. Michael’s Hospital)
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
Ontario Association of Social Workers