Jena is a compassionate therapist known for her unique blend of empathy and expertise. Specializing in transformative journeys, she supports individuals deeply impacted by past traumatic experiences. Recognizing the overwhelming nature of trauma, Jena works collaboratively with you to explore your past experiences at your own pace. Her goal is to support your healing through resilience-building, addressing emotions, managing stress, and learning how to reframe negative mindsets. As you begin to build a greater sense of self-awareness with Jena, she will equip you with a personal toolbox to get you to a place where your past trauma no longer defines you.
During sessions with Jena, you can expect a comprehensive approach that includes not only emotional support and exploration of your past but a focus on practical skills and action plans to help you achieve your goals. Jena is an honest, friendly, and supportive therapist who provides a safe and non-judgmental space where you can share your thoughts and feelings without fear of being criticized or misunderstood. Jena respects that everyone is unique and may have different communication styles so she'll tailor her approach to meet the needs of each client. Jena's goal is to empower you with coping skills and resilience so you can better manage life's challenges and the emotions that come with them.
Outside of sessions, Jena is a creative and curious person. She likes to spend time by herself doing creative activities like painting and animating. Skating is another favourite hobby of hers, and she enjoys trying new restaurants and exploring different cuisines. Jena also enjoys the simple pleasures of life and has a soft spot for watching old movies repeatedly, especially in the comfort of her own home.
Master of Science in Education: Counselling and Mental Health Services, University of Pennsylvania (2021)
Bachelor of Arts (Honors), Queen's University (2020)
College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario