Andrea (She/Her) is a registered Occupational Therapist with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario and her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University.
Andrea brings over 10 years of experience supporting adults in outpatient and community mental health settings, as well as in private practice. She fell in love with DBT while running a skills training group and has been providing DBT to clients ever since. She uses the skills daily and finds them invaluable.
Andrea is non-judgmental and compassionate, and is continually inspired by our human ability to change and grow. Andrea also values the genuine connection in therapy and offers lessons learned from her own life experiences. Andrea is comfortable working with people from all backgrounds, belief systems, and identities, and she celebrates the uniqueness of our individual journeys while recognizing the common humanity that unites us all.
Andrea has experience working with individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, trauma, self-harm and suicidal behaviour, and mood and anxiety disorders.
In her free time, Andrea likes to run, read, listen to music, and bask in the sun.