As a counsellor, Vanessa strives to listen closely and compassionately. Her focus is on helping youth and adults untangle life’s complexities within a safe therapeutic environment. She supports clients in discovering and exploring core beliefs that influence their lives with the help of empirically supported cognitive-behavioural interventions
Vanessa's practice is informed by person-centered therapy and mindfulness-based approaches. She also integrates emotional regulation strategies into therapy to build a personal toolbox of helpful and practical coping strategies. Using a collaborative approach, she helps her clients identify valuable strengths and resources they can use to pursue their goals.