** Danielle is currently holding a position as an MSc student therefore she can not be billed with insurers. Danielle is offering counselling on a sliding scale**
Danielle has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Psychology and is completing her Master’s of Science degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of Calgary – a program committed to social justice. Danielle has training and experience in psychological intervention, clinical competence, cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, and professional ethics. Additionally, she has completed training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). Danielle is a music enthusiast who enjoys painting, baking sweets, walking her dog, and rock climbing!
Areas of Interest and Knowledge
Danielle primarily works with adolescents and young adults but has experience providing counselling services across various age groups, including children. Danielle has worked with women experiencing post-partum depression/related mood disorders and is passionate about providing services to vulnerable youth populations. Her interests and areas of knowledge encompass depression and anxiety, interpersonal relationships, transitional periods, learning disabilities, and trauma. Trained in a social justice program, Danielle acknowledges and values the various intersectionalities that each individual brings to the therapeutic space.
Beliefs and Values
Danielle embraces the uniqueness of the human experience through her collaborative approach to the therapeutic process. She believes each client is the expert and offers a nonjudgmental space where clients are safe in their vulnerability. In addition, Danielle’s empathetic stance helps facilitate opportunities for growth that align with client goals. She aims to help clients ‘re-write’ their life narratives and move towards a more balanced, authentic self.