My counselling approach is grounded in self-compassion, which encourages kindness towards oneself, and the understanding that difficult times are not a sign of personal failure.
Hi there, I’m Natalie.
I’m glad that you found your way to my profile. As a licensed mental health clinician, I work with a range of clients, including teens and adults who are experiencing difficult emotions, life transitions, interpersonal and relationship challenges, and questions related to identity growth and development. I am especially passionate about working with those who have experienced trauma, abuse, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.
My counselling approach is grounded in self-compassion, which encourages kindness towards oneself, and the understanding that difficult times are not a sign of personal failure. My goal is to support you in developing and drawing upon your strengths to navigate and grow from these challenges. I believe that you already have the ability within yourself to live a joyful and fulfilling life, you may just need some dedicated time and space to figure out the next steps.
Please note that I practice through a lens of harm reduction, equity, and inclusion. This means that I prioritize the safety and autonomy of marginalized identities, and take a practical approach to minimize the negative outcomes of substance use and self-harm behaviours. If you think we might be a good fit, please get in touch by completing the contact form on this page. I look forward to hearing from you!
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