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Registered Social Worker

Amanda is here to support you with anxiety, relationship challenges, self-esteem, and general life stressors.

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Do you feel stuck and want to make a change? Amanda specializes in supporting young adults to find practical solutions and build an emotional toolkit. She can help you build confidence, increase your resilience, and improve your coping skills. 

Do you feel overwhelmed by the demands of school? Amanda has been there and she gets it. Amanda is passionate about helping students and young professionals manage stress and build effective study habits. Amanda can help you explore your feelings to heal self-doubt, manage anxiety, and break through uncertainty. 

Amanda provides a safe space to express yourself. She believes that you hold the reins to your life: she is here to listen, provide tools, and help you become your best self. She uses a strength-based approach based in non-judgment, empathy, and trust. Amanda values cultural competence and practices from an anti-oppressive framework.

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Master of Social Work, University of Toronto (2022)

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours), Lakehead University (2021)

Master of Education in Educational Psychology and Special Education, Western University (2014)

Bachelor of Arts in French and Psychology, Western University (2012)

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina (2022)

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

British Columbia College of Social Workers

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What does good mental health look like to you?
Being content with who you are, acknowledging your flaws yet always striving to be your best possible self, asking for help when needed, courage.
What do you do to take care of your own mental health?
Exercise, read, spend time outdoors and with loved ones.
What would you say to a friend struggling with a mental health issue?
You are not alone, you are worthy, it is okay to feel how you are feeling.