Vanessa is a Master’s of Counselling graduate and a Registered Psychologist with a wide variety of experience in both the non-profit and private sectors. Working in social services in many different capacities for the last 15 years, she has supported clients with a variety of challenges. She approaches each client from a place of curiosity and compassion. Vanessa is passionate about the power of EMDR and its applications for clients seeking to work through historical trauma, such as childhood abuse, car accidents, experiences of violence, and other stressful events. Vanessa works with clients to minimize present day impacts of difficult past experiences through this integrative therapy. Vanessa is also experienced in utilizing EMDR in other evidence based and creative applications like chronic pain, self-esteem, anxiety and performance management, among others.