Mary is a registered nurse and psychotherapist offering individual counselling to adults. She holds a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.
Mary has over 18 years experience as a mental health nurse. As a mental health nurse and psychotherapist, Mary is formally trained to work with individuals with various mental health illnesses, such as depression, anxiety, addiction and personality disorders. Mary is passionate about helping individuals cope with their mental health symptoms. Mary has experience counselling parents of adult children struggling with addiction issues. Mary has skillfully helped many individuals transition out of unhealthy relationships and learn the skills necessary to form new healthy relationships.
Mary's background as a registered nurse and her experience working with other health care professionals enables her to formulate a holistic perspective of her clients and to utilize a bio psychosocial approach to her treatment plan.
Mary offers a person-centered, non-judgmental and empathetic approach to all her clients. Mary works with an individual's strengths and collaborates with them to assist them improve their personal relationships, their coping skills and their self-esteem.
Mary uses various aspects of many treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
She is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and the College of Nurses.