As we follow alongside the journeys of those we work with, we teach you actionable skills and strategies that will build upon your personal resilience, to (re)gain a peaceful and prosperous life and a resilient family.
Our vision is to provide a supportive, non-judgement environment for first responder, individuals or parents to enhance your own skills, create insight and make actional change for a well-balanced life.
I hope you will join us in this journey!
VISIT ‘OUR TEAM’ To read about our backgrounds, credentials and areas of subspeciality.
We specialize in working with adults, adolescents and children with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma-related disorders, and substance use difficulties. We also work with individuals who want to learn better coping strategies for dealing with difficult life events and transitions or, those seeking to be preventative about their mental health.
Our Associates provide evidence-based and trauma-informed interventions. These interventions are evidenced based modalities that are recommended for the treatment of various mental health disorders. We offer the following treatment approaches:
– Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TF-CBT),
– Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT),
– Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR),
– Structured Intervention Trauma-Child and Adolescent (SIT- CAP).
– Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
– Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)
– Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
– Art Therapy
Offering clinical psychotherapy services for:
• Mood Disorders
• Self Esteem
• Parenting- Intergenerational Trauma
• Trauma and PTSD
• Childhood Sexual Abuse
• End of Life/Palliative care
• Stress Management
• Sleep Issues
• Other mental health issues.
- Critical Incident Group Debriefings in response to a workplace/school based critical incident or pandemic stressors.
Virtual, Online or Hybrid Options
Three areas of specialty:
1 – First Responders who have experienced trauma through their personal and/or professional lives.
Helping Professionals Affected by workplace trauma include:
Police Officers-Active and Retired • Correctional Officers • Probation and Parole Officers • Animal Control Officers • Court Officers • Fire Fighters-Career and volunteer • Fire Marshall Invesigators • Paramedics • 911 Dispatchers and Communications • Doctors • Nurses • Medical Professionals • Coroner • Crime Scene Anaylst • Victim Services Advocates • Crown Attorneys • Judiciary
Joddie Walker appears as guest speaker, discussing First Responder stressors during the pandemic
2 – Children who have experienced trauma or attachment disruptions. We love to crack the code on their behavioral difficulties and support the adults in these children’s lives too. Children and youth can experience anxiety, depression, trauma, and behavioural challenges. We provide clinical treatment in a child-friendly format.
Joddie speaks on children’s back to school anxiety
3 – Individuals experiencing disruption in their lives due to anxiety, trauma or mood disorders. Together, we formulate the treatment approach to offer you while holding space for a nonjudgment and supportive approach.
Method of Payment:
Benefits that cover Registered Psychotherapist (submission to insurance by client); Psychologist (Supervised Practice).
Rates & Insurance
I work with the various referral sources and payment sources, as well as private pay arrangements.
Fees are $195.00 plus HST per treatment hour for Registered Psychotherapist. $200.00 for Psychologist (Supervised Practice)
Payment Methods: Cash or cheque and E-Transfers are the current forms of payment.
Cancellation Policy: If you do not attend your scheduled therapy appointment and you have not notified me at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay the full cost of the session. Most referral sources do not reimburse for missed sessions and consider this the client’s responsibility.