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My Mission

My mission is to enhance the mental health, wellness, and functioning of children, families, and caregivers in their natural environments now, and for generations to come.

My Process

STEP 0: Browse Around

Not everyone lands here ready to begin their healing journey. No pressure. Sit back. Relax. And browse the pages of my website to gain a bit more insights into who I am, my philosophy, what I offer, and how I work. And take the next step whenever you're ready.

STEP 1: Book A Consult Call

Maybe you're ready to jump right in. Or maybe you have a few questions you need answered before moving forward. Either way, I offer a complimentary 30-minute consult call to discuss your concerns, answer any questions you might have, and figure out whether it's a good fit to move forward.

STEP 2: Intake Assessment

The first step in alleviating any issue, is to first get clear on the problem. And therapeutic intervention is no exception. The first one to three sessions typically focus on getting clear on your presenting concerns, contributing and maintaining factors, and create a treatment plan together.

STEP 3: Intervention

The bulk of our time together will focus on providing evidence-based interventions, tools, and strategies to assist you, your child, and your family in meeting your treatment goals. Depending on the issues and type of therapy provided, there may be any combination of child only, parent only, and parent-child sessions. And treatment goal reviews and progress updates are an ongoing part of intervention, to ensure we're on track in getting you to your goals.

STEP 4: Post-Assessment/Termination/Graduation

The whole point of therapy is to not need therapy. My goal is for you, your child, and your family to get to a point where you meet all of your treatment goals, have the knowledge, tools, strategies, and coping skills you need so that therapy is no longer necessary. Most often, termination discussions begin a couple of sessions prior to our final session to review goals and progress, and address any outstanding concerns, and ends with a graduation session. Of course, children and families with the absolute best outcomes are those who complete their treatment plan in full, but termination can happen at any time any of us feel it's no longer helpful or necessary.


I understand what it's like to struggle with a child with big emotions and behaviours, and how hard it can be to find the right information, tools, and supports that actually make a difference.

And that's why, when I made the decision to go into private practice, I wanted to fill that gap. 

I provide evidence-based assessment, intervention, and consultation to help children, caregivers, and families understand and shift unhelpful emotional, behavioural, and interactional patterns in the early years, to set a healthy and positive foundation for years and generations to come.


Professional & Ethical Service

I strive to exude professionalism in all that I do – from booking to communication to paperwork to service provision to graduation/termination. I adhere to the highest ethical standards set forth by the College of Alberta Psychologists, ensuring confidential and professional service from the first point of contact to... literally... forever.

I have high standards!

Quality Over Quantity

I utilize evidence-based and best-practice approaches. And if I don’t provide it, I’ll let you know who does! I believe that providing deep knowledge and expertise in focused areas of practice to fewer clients is far superior to trying to be everything to everyone and providing surface-level services in a bunch of different areas to too many clients. 

I deliver high quality!

Guaranteed Commitment

It takes a lot for families to commit to services, and I don’t take that lightly. Dedication, consistency, action, and accountability. If you’re committed, so am I. I only take on a handful of clients at a time, so you never have to guess when your next appointment will be. And I take pride in the fact that I rarely cancel or reschedule. 

I commit to my clients' success!

Genuine Compassion

I believe kids and families are doing the best they can, and it takes a lot of courage to ask for help. Getting results requires beginning from a place of respect, understanding, empathy, warmth, trust, and acceptance. Building great relationships with kids and families is something I do exceptionally well, because I genuinely care! 

I'm here to help, not to judge!

Caregivers as Active Participants

I don’t believe in treating kids. I believe in treating problems. And treating kids’ problems requires the support of their caregivers. Kids get the most out of treatment when caregivers are active participants. Plus, I believe caregivers genuinely want and deserve to be part of the process.

From goal-setting to graduation, I work with caregivers!

Professional Collaboration

I understand children and families don’t and shouldn’t operate in a silos. Sometimes, families desire and would benefit from direct communication and collaboration between caregivers. I'm happy to work with others, and to help advocate for your child's and family's needs.

I welcome collaboration!

Constant Improvement

I strive to bring excellence to everything I do. I expect my clients to learn, grow, and develop, and I lead by example. I seek to consistently gain more knowledge, expertise, growth, and excellence in my practice and in life to better serve children and families. And I take client feedback seriously! 

Perfection may not be attainable, but I pursue it anyways!


I'm a Registered Psychologist, and member in good standing of the College of Alberta Psychologists, the Canadian Psychological Association, and the Psychologists' Association of Alberta.

I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree (with Honours) from the University of Calgary. My Honours thesis focused on parents with ADHD and parent-child interactions. I earned my Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree from Yorkville Graduate University. 

I've worked with hundreds of children and families over the past 15 years, and have made it my life's work to become an expert in infant, child, and parent-child mental health and wellness. I've completed several post-degree and post-graduate training programs focusing on child assessment and intervention, parenting, and parent-child interactions. 

I'm also the proud mom of three incredible children, and when I'm not in the office, I'm in the thick of the parenting game, just like you! 

And I also understand what it's like to have a child that struggles. I've been there. The judgment is real. The challenge is real. And the lack of appropriate and effective resources is real!

I've also been fortunate enough to come out on the other side with newfound knowledge, tools, and resources, and a fresh perspective. And I hope to share it with as many families as I possibly can, so they don't have to struggle like I did, so they can avoid the mistakes I made, and so they can feel genuine compassion instead of being met with judgment, shame, and blame. 

I plan to make it my life's work to get the information out there, and to have a positive impact on children, parents, families, and professionals to arm them with the knowledge and tools that actually make a difference.

And on the personal side, I love all things coffee, camping, lakes, mountains, summertime, fun, adventure, and personal development. 

Are you ready to take the first step?