Carli was born and raised right here in Grande Prairie! Because of this, Carli has an in-depth, personal understanding of the unique culture that is Grande Prairie. She understands the challenges of things like working away from home, long hours and a busy schedule. Carli does her best to accommodate these challenges by offering evening appointments, as well as phone and video sessions. Carli can relate to the community, having volunteered in a variety of settings, including North Reach Society as well as the Salvation Army food bank. She is passionate about the community she calls home, offering the unique ability to be aware of many local resources, understanding the city and the challenges that come with living here.
Registered Social Worker
Carli has a distinctive view on counselling that includes a very holistic view to health, looking at both physical and mental health combined. Carli began her journey to be involved in a helping profession with massage therapy, having practiced relaxation massage for over 8 years locally. Through this, Carli began to discover her passion and interest in clients’ health, as well as making the connection between physical and mental well-being. Carli chose to pursue a career in mental health because of this, knowing it would elevate her ability to offer clients stress relief and relaxation.
Carli works with a variety of demographic of clients including children, youth and adults. Carli’s specialty is in family & youth counselling. This includes working with separated families to create cohesive co-parenting plans, even in the most toxic of co-parenting situations. Her goal is to help parents understand their youth, provide tools to support healthy communication between parents and their youth, as well as being a safe adult for youth to confide in.
- Anxiety tools
- Grief processing
- Communication tools
- Boundary setting
- Coparenting strategies
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Teen counselling
Carli offers a client centered approach ensuring that her treatment plan is catered to your specific situation and how you work.
Carli works with:
- Children (7+)
- Adult Individuals
Who have experienced or currently are experiencing:
- Relationship Issues
- Panic Attacks
- Communication Issues
- Dependence Issues
- Postpartum Depression
- Co-parenting Issues
- Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD)
Carli continues to pursue further education, as well as hopes to achieve her Masters of Social Work in the future.
Carli has received her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Calgary and is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the ACSW.
In her free time, you’ll find Carli outdoors, kayaking, camping, or hanging with her cute adventure kitty, Pixie.