Pamela loves to laugh and have fun; she believes laughing until your belly hurts can be the best antidote to almost anything. Luckily, her family, including her dog, make her laugh and keep her
Pamela holds a Graduate degree in Social Work from the University of Calgary with a specialization in Clinical Social Work (Counselling) and has provided psychotherapy to a wide range of
individuals, families and groups for more than 20 years. Pamela’s career has mostly been focused on working with children, adolescents, young adults and their parents. She believes her role is to provide the treatment that best meets the needs of those seeking therapy with specific strategies aimed at decreasing stress, anxiety, depression and the effects of trauma so that people can enjoy life while reducing future risks.
She has worked with people at the beginning of their struggle, providing support and expertise to ensure problems stay manageable, and with individuals and families struggling with intense difficulties including concerns related to anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and self-harm. In addition, Pamela has facilitated a variety of therapy groups
including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy Groups, Expressive Arts Therapy, and Girls’ Leadership Groups.
Pamela has a specialization in trauma-focused treatment and is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a specialized treatment approach for individuals of
all ages struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression and other overwhelming life events.
Pamela loves her work and the privilege of getting to know and understand herself and others in this process; witnessing people in their most difficult, vulnerable and triumphant moments has
helped her to connect to her own vulnerabilities and the courage and bravery needed to do the work of therapy.