Supporting Indigenous Women

First Nations and Inuit Health Branch Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) mental-health therapist (Department of Indigenous Services, Government of Canada)

I specialize in working with Indigenous women (and teens). Indigenous women who need supports are often underserved by mainstream practices. I practice from a holistic perspective and take into account many factors that are impacting your well-being and happiness.

Specialization in trauma and substance misuse.

I have significant clinical training and experience with children’s and adult mental health—I have a number of approaches including:

  • strengths-based training
  • cognitive-behavioural training
  • dialectical-behaviour training
  • family therapy
  • systems theory
  • reality therapy
  • grief therapy
  • harm-reduction therapy
  • behavioural models of therapy
  • motivational interviewing

Critical Incident Group Debriefing

Being certified in critical incident group debriefing, I can work with you:

  • one-on-one, or
  • in NIHB-approved groups

Difficulties while pregnant

I have specialized training for working with women who experience a range of problems during pregnancy, including substance misuse.

Are you having trouble coping?

Feelings can be overwhelming. Regular support can help you find your way back to feeling good. I’ll help you cope with:

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Loss or Grief
  • Marriage issues
  • Parenting challenges
  • Poor health
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationships
  • Trauma

How we work together

I offer you:

  • a friendly, welcoming space
  • a counselling plan that we work out and complete, together
  • a focus on you that values your strengths and gifts
  • gratitude for letting me help with your journey

Certified Reiki Master

I’m also a Certified Reiki Master. Though Reiki is not a part of regular counselling sessions, some of the practices can complement your counselling goals.

use of energy healing work in counselling can assist in improved wellness

Call for an appointment:

Pimatisiwin Consulting and Counselling