Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology candidate
Comforting. Nurturing. Supportive
The moment you sit down with Sam, you’ll notice her presence and warmth. Sam really listens to understand which will help you feel so seen and heard. She has such a gentle way of exploring your concerns, helping you see new perspectives and ways to address your struggles. Sam’s goal is always that you feel comfortable coming to her with anything and everything, knowing that she’s a trusted place with no judgement.
Sam is a natural nurturer, someone who has spent her life giving deep care and concern to the personal growth of others. She’s super artistic, having been a professional dancer and now an arts educator, so if you’re interested, she’d love to help you incorporate movement and art as a part of your healing process.
Sam has a special interest in working with new moms and parents, those who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss, as well as those who have experienced birth and reproductive trauma. As a mom to a busy toddler herself, Sam can truly meet you where you are at with compassion and understanding.
Sam is a practicum counsellor, meaning she is almost done her Masters degree and is receiving direct supervision from Cecile, another one of our counsellors. Sam and Cecile meet weekly to discuss Sam's cases and determine how Sam can serve you best. As such, Sam is the right counsellor for you if are open to learning alongside someone who is just as dedicated to the process as you are!
On-top of her bachelor's degree and a nearly completed Master's degree, Sam has already taken courses to help her help you better! These include:
Birth and Reproductive Trauma Training Certificate
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Training
Narrative Therapy Training Foundations
Mental Health First Aid
Diversity, Inclusivity and Equity Training Series
Truth and Reconciliation Through Rights Relations
Sessions with Sam cost $50 +gst per 55 minute individual session.
Because Sam is a practicum counsellor, sessions fees CANNOT be submitted to your insurance provider.
Sessions are only available virtually.