Meet Caroline I'm the therapist for you if: You would like to reclaim your sexuality after experiencing sexual violence You would like to explore past traumas and learn more about who you are now You would like to improve communication with your partner and deepen your relationship You're looking for a therapist with similar lived experiences, who cares deeply about their clients Session Types: Individual Therapy, Relationship Therapy, Sex Therapy Availability: Virtual & In-Person Specialties: Anxiety, Borderline Personality, Family & Interpersonal Relationships, Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms, Religious Trauma, Sexual Violence. Approaches: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method Relational Therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Resilience & Strengths Based Therapy. Favorite Resources: Trauma and Recovery by Judith Lewis Herman (Book) @happywholeway on Instagram Reddit: C-PTSD Caroline's Bio Education: Caroline is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and will be finishing her Master of Arts Counselling Psychology degree from Yorkville University at the end of April. Caroline holds a BA in Child and Youth Studies from Brock University. Caroline has worked in the field of mental health for several years in KW and the surrounding community, most recently at the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region. Therapeutic Style: Caroline practices from a culturally sensitive, intersectional feminist, and trauma-informed perspective. In her sessions, she strives for clients to feel seen, celebrated, and accepted. Every client is different and so are their sessions! Caroline will work with you to determine what is working, what isn’t, and what you can discover together. Caroline is sex and kink positive, supportive of ethical non-monogamy, spiritually open, and 2SLGBTQIA+ affirming. Therapeutic Specialities and Approaches: For individual clients, Caroline enjoys using Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Strengths-Based, Narrative Therapy, and Solutions-Focused Brief Therapy. Caroline draws from Emotion Focused Therapy and Gottman Method when working with couples and relationships. Caroline has a special interest in working with religious trauma, students/young adults, and sexual violence due to lived experiences. Additionally, she has experience working with BPD, anxiety, depression, suicidality, gender, sexuality, domestic violence, family conflict, relationship issues, relationship therapy, sex therapy, harm by professional helpers, and self-esteem. Personal: Caroline is described as fun, conversational, down to earth, compassionate, and hardworking by loved ones and clients. She knows how intimidating therapy can be and believes it is a huge privilege to walk alongside her clients. In her off time, Caroline loves spending time with her partner and cats, playing video games, going camping or hiking, renovating her home, and listening to podcasts. Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by a Registered Psychotherapist, Qualifying.