Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology - pending
Registered Social Worker
Bright. Insightful. Accepting.
Shayla brings a directness and care to her sessions that will help you feel understood and accepted while also helping you push through obstacles to meet your counselling goals. Shayla will work with you to understand the core of your problems while helping you learn to be more compassionate and gentle with yourself.
Shayla takes great pride in being able to offer culturally appropriate counselling. Shayla understands and works with you to find an approach to counselling that fits your values and experiences.
Shayla is the right counsellor for you if you love being challenged to grow while doing so in a way that teaches you to tune in and connect with yourself. Shayla specializes in working with youth and young adults who deal with depression, anxiety and trauma. She has a special talent for connecting with everybody and making each person she sees know that they are valued and cared for.
Shayla's love of learning and commitment to making sure she's serving you in the best way possible means that she has taken a number of additional counselling trainings. These include:
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Balancing Acceptance and Change
Body-Oriented Trauma Counselling Strategies
Challenging Behaviours in Youth
Safe Talk: Suicide Prevention
Sessions with Shayla cost $100 +gst per 55 minute individual session.
If you are planning to use benefits to access services, Shayla is a Registered Social Worker or her session fees can be submitted under Cecile's designation of Registered Clinical Counsellor.
Sessions are only available virtually.