Monica Martin is a registered Clinical Social Worker in good standing with the BC College of Social Workers. She holds a Psychology degree from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) and a Social Work degree from the University of Victoria.
Registered Social Worker
Helping families, couples, children and individuals through a variety of
difficult circumstances, emotional hardships and mental health issues
has been her career’s focus.
Monica 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
Monica was born and raised in the Okanagan, has an amazing large family and is the proud mother of two incredible children. She resides in Kelowna with her partner and also spends time in Vernon with family and friends. When Monica is not working she enjoys biking, hiking and skiing. She also plays golf, volleyball and spending time at the lake.
Monica is passionate about her work and makes her clients feel welcome and comfortable. She is a client centered therapist which helps her connect with the people that she works with. Monica utilizes a variety of modalities in her work and collaboratively identifies goals with her clients to create positive change in their lives. Her holistic and trauma informed approach allows clients to self
regulate and create and greater quality of life. Monica’s goal is to transform mental and emotional pain into sources of strength, self knowledge, wholeness and healing