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 your communication and/or your sex life with your partner 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, Interracial and Intercultural Relationships, Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms, Religious Trauma, Sexual Violence. Approaches: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Gottman Method Relational Therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Mindful Self-Compassion, Resilience & Strengths Based Therapy. Favorite Resources: Trauma and Recovery by Judith Lewis Herman (Book) The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook by Kristin Neff + Christopher Germer @queersextherapy Come as you are (Book) - Emily Nagoski Caroline's Bio Education & Experiences: Caroline is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with a Master ofArts Counselling Psychology degree from Yorkville University. Caroline also 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 2SLGBTQ+ affirming. Caroline enjoys using Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Sex Therapy, Gottman Couples Method, Mindful Self Compassion, and Strengths-Based in sessions. Therapeutic Specialities and Approaches: Caroline has a special interest in working with religious trauma, childhood trauma, students/young adults, and sexual violence. Additionally, she has experience working with BPD, anxiety, depression, suicidality, gender, sexuality, domestic violence, family conflict, relationship issues, sex, 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.