Counselling Services

Irene provides psychological services to both teens and adults needing assistance with a variety of concerns. ** Please note that Irene does not currently see children under the age of 16 for individual therapy. See below regarding assessment services only for children. She addresses difficulties from a strengths-based approach through the use of various counselling techniques tailored to the needs of her clients. Her therapeutic training includes Cognitive behaviour Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (PTSD treatment), Clinical Hypnosis, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused therapy.

Areas of practice with adults include:

  • Stress management
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Communication and relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Relationship and/or family issues
  • ADHD
  • Grief
  • Parenting support
  • Behaviour management
  • Learning and time management strategies

Assessment Services for children, teens and adults:

  • Psychoeducational Testing to diagnose learning disabilities, giftedness, ADHD, and emotional/behavioural disorders
  • Assessments for PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders
  • Some assessments as requested by private insurance agencies, law offices, and employers

Private presentations are booked in your workplace, conference or community facilities upon request

  • Stress Management
  • Calming the Chaotic Family
  • Communication in the Workplace
  • Humour and Health
  • Time Management Strategies
  • Understanding Self-Harm and Suicide
  • Understanding Learning Disabilities in the Classroom
  • Culturally Appropriate Counselling of Aboriginal People