Hailing from a small coastal community in northern Nova Scotia. Brittany trauma-informed registered social worker in Kelowna, BC. She draws from a variety of compassion-based and somatic practices, utilizing a bottom-up approach to therapy that is strengths-based and forward facing. As a Registered Social Worker, Brittany is dedicated to helping folks overcome their personal and relational challenges. With a combination of educational and lived experience in the field, she has developed a deep understanding of the complexities of human behavior and the factors that contribute to emotional distress.
Registered Social Worker
Her approach to counselling is client-centred and solution-focused, which means that she prioritizes the individual needs and goals of each person she works with. Brittany prides herself on meeting all clients – regardless of presenting problem, background, or experience- where they are, on the day of the session. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, or any other mental health concern, she is here to support you in finding the tools and strategies that will help you achieve greater balance and well-being.
Brittany has experience dealing with the following areas of therapy:
• complex trauma and abuse
• grief and loss
• comorbid mental health diagnoses
• unhealthy habits and coping
• relationship difficulties
• foster and adoptive parenting
• crisis management
• burnout and compassion fatigue
Brittany began her educational journey at Cape Breton University where she studied Sports and Human Kinetics, she has a Massage Therapy diploma, studied at the Canadian College of Osteopathy and has completed her Yoga Teacher Training. Brittany holds her degree in Social Work from The University of British Columbia. As a Social Worker, her ideas and values are rooted in evidence-based therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness-based approaches. She is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest research and best practices in the field and regularly participates in workshops to deepen her knowledge and skills.