Qualifications

Registered Psychotherapist (RP)
College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario 
(CRPO)  http://www.crpo.ca/

Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapist (C.Hyp)

Psychotherapeutic Bodymind Master Practitioner (PPI)
 

 E D U C A T I O N,    T R A I N I N G   and   E X P E R I E N C E  

Gestalt Institute of Toronto (5 yr.)
Graduated 1998

Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapy (C.Hyp) – 2015
Solution Focused Ericksonian Hypnotherapy with Bill O’Hanlon – 2017

Postural Integration (PI) Master Practitioner – 2002
Postural Integration training with Master Practitioner/Trainer Marie Louise Simich  |  Master Practitioner Training with creator/founder of PI, Jack Painter  |  Private body mind work practice since 1996    

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) – Level 11  
Certification – 2012 

University of Toronto – OTC / Education 1980    

Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) – 750 hour – 2009
My Yoga Bio

Interests & Experience (Personal and/or professional):

Adoption – separation, search and reunion experience, family of origin and adopted family experiences

Sexuality and Gender – LGBTTIQ, heterosexual and cisgender experiences 

Workshops

Past workshops:
Anger
Adoption – adoptees groups, 1st mothers groups, mixed groups (Gestalt Institute Toronto)
Adoption Conferences – presentations in New York, Toronto

Present:
ROK (Reconnecting Our Kin) – available to create and facilitate adoption related groups and workshops (along with co-facilitator Leslie Wagner) 

VOLUNTEER
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH): facilitated psychotherapeutic yoga classes 2009 – 2014 
Aids Committee of Toronto
Gerstein Centre