Shelagh is a Registered Psychotherapist and Recreation Therapist who has provided 28 years of support for clients struggling with various mental health issues. Shelagh's extensive work in residential treatment settings has provided her with a wealth of experience helping people cope with the challenges of anxiety, depression, eating disorders, body image issues and substance use.
Shelagh is also a registered member of Therapeutic Recreation Ontario. The role of Recreation Therapist offers a unique opportunity to bring discussions about meaningful leisure and lifestyle balance into therapy sessions for clients who believe this would be helpful.
Shelagh is passionate about helping people build confidence, discover their self-worth and make room for happiness in their daily lives. She strives to help others create the life they want to live.
Throughout therapy, Shelagh collaborates with clients to foster positive change while building on their existing strengths. She holds a safe, inclusive and non-judgmental space for clients to express themselves and ultimately achieve their goals in therapy.
Shelagh is a nature lover, a doting dog mom, and a movie buff who loves to cook for family and friends.
Associations & Memberships
College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)
Registration # 005653
Ontario Association for Mental Health Providers (OAMHP)
Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO)
2019 Brian Bennison Practitioner Award (TRO)
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