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Hi, I'm Heather

My approach is a blend of the following:

Person-centered - listening to YOUR inner compass

Somatic - learning how the body holds trauma and how it can become home again

Trauma-informed - understanding how the nervous system gets stuck in fight/flight/freeze and how to self-soothe

Post-modern - deconstructing and reconstructing identity, listening to the voices from the margins of self and society

Mindfulness - compassionately noticing without judgment

Gestalt - seeing what's coming up in the moment as a fractal of what's happening in the psyche

Depth psychology - honouring the protective impulses of the psyche and tapping into the collective unconscious

Transpersonal - connecting with the Great Big Nice Good (however you define that)

Existential - accessing meaning-making

Feminist - layering in contexts of historically contructed privilege

Acceptance & Commitment (ACT) - embracing unconditional self-love AND meaningful action, guided by your core values

Narrative - reframing and retelling the story of you, locating yourself within your hero's journey


"It is my joy to facilitate shift."


BSW Bachelors degree in Social Work from the University of Calgary

MA in Expressive Arts Therapy from the European Graduate School

RSW #6189 Registered with the Alberta College of Social Workers, ACSW

RTC #2285 Registered with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists ACCT

ACTA #1053 Registered with the Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta ACTA

CATA #51935802 Associate Member of the Canadian Art Therapy Association CATA/ACAT

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