Heidi is here to empower you to manage life’s stressors. Together you will build resilience, develop a healthier self-esteem, and challenge limiting beliefs. Heidi is passionate about helping you manage your anxieties, understand your emotions, feel more motivated, and become the best version of yourself.
Heidi creates a safe space for you to explore your actions and emotions. Heidi uses techniques that include coping strategies, goal setting, and skill building. She believes you have unique strengths and challenges and will create an action plan just for you. Together, you’ll take action to reach your goals.
Heidi’s style is direct, warm, and collaborative. She believes that trust, compassion, and sometimes humour are critical to developing a positive therapeutic relationship with you. Her sessions are founded in empathy and highlight self-esteem, self-acceptance, and mindfulness.
In her personal life, Heidi believes in the value of playfulness, finding joy in everyday life, and appreciating the people who matter most. She believes that it’s important to do something every day, no matter how small, that puts a smile on your face. Heidi enjoys skiing, snowboarding, walking/playing with her dog, spending time with family and friends, and trying new things.
Master of Social Work (Honours), Wurzweiler School of Social Work (2021)
Post Graduate Certificate in Fashion Management, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (2016)
Honours Bachelor of Arts in Media Information and Technoculture, Western University (2014)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate – Level 1 (Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate – Level 2 (Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health)
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Certificate (Relias)
Risk 101 Certificate (Morneau Shepell)
Fundamentals of Substance Use Certificate (Morneau Shepell)
Children's Mental Health Certificate (Morneau Shepell)
Selective Mutism Certificate (City Wide Training)
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Ontario Association of Social Workers