As you may have read I am trained in a number of therapeutic modalities/approaches and I don’t tie myself to any one approach. Instead, I come from an integrative or holistic approach and I blend elements from different therapeutic tools and approaches and tailor to the individuals needs.
Jodie Lockey-Duesling RSW MASocial Work Supervisor
I’m a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), I hold a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. In addition to my supervisory work with Mindful Path Counselling I’m the Manager at the Student Wellness Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford campus. I’m currently working towards my Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.
My clinical work as a psychotherapist is driven by an integrative, strength-based, client centered foundation to help clients optimize their skills, build resilience and cultivate growth. I have over 20 years of combined experience in the social service sector having supported children and their families in child welfare and as a professor at Fanshawe College supporting post-secondary students.
I hold a Masters of Social Work degree from Windsor University and a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Sociology. I am a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).
I hold a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology, a Master of Social Work (MSW) from Wilfrid Laurier University, and I am a Registered Social Worker (RSW) in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I am currently completing my last semester towards a Master of Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. I have over 10 years of experience working in the social service sector supporting clients with severe mental health and addictions. I am trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and I use a wide range of approaches such as attachment theory, cognitive behaviour therapy, solution-focused, mindfulness, and person-centered approaches. I work with individuals 16 years and up and specialize in working with couples and relationships.
I am a graduate of St. Thomas University and hold a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Gerontology. I also hold a Masters in Counselling Psychology and have obtained Registered Psychotherapy through the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). I am a member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP) and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).
I consistently spend time upgrading my skills by taking part in professional development seminars, courses, and workshops. Through those efforts, I have received certificates in First Aid Mental Health, Psychological First Aid and Stress Management and Infectious disease and control.
Renata is pleased to offer therapy to individuals, couples, and families. She incorporates mindfulness and compassion in a strengths-based approach to overcoming issues such as anxiety, depression, anger management, distress tolerance and effective communication. Together, you will get to the heart of the matter, address limiting beliefs, regulate emotions by applying healthy communication and boundaries in your life. This will lead to reduced stress, clarity, and emotional healing as you follow a path toward hope, purpose, inner peace, and joy.
I am a compassionate person and have a genuine desire to help people improve their well-being and quality of life. Having learned from my own struggles, I can identify and easily empathize with many of my clients in the problems they are faced with. I strive to develop a trusting relationship with them and make them feel safe enough to share their deepest thoughts and feelings.
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). My goal is to foster understanding and self-exploration, improve communication, and help you strengthen your relationship with yourself and others. I will work to support you in connecting with your body’s emotional responses and to further identify your emotions, needs, and values.
I’m a graduate student in the Counselling Psychology program at Yorkville University. I’m a Registered Psychotherapist with Qualifying status with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). I have fifteen years of experience working in mental health with children, youth, and adults with serious mental illnesses.
I have proudly completed my BA in Psychology: Research Specialization at Wilfrid Laurier University this year and I hope to continue my academic career with a Masters in Clinical Psychology! I have a keen interest in helping others and want to establish a career that allows me to do just that! I gladly will be helping in an administrative role as well as assisting Jodie with the Art therapy program! I look forward to learning and growing with this opportunity!
Leonard is a lilac french bulldog who has gone through extensive training with Perfect Scents K9. Leonard loves to provide emotional support to clients of all ages to help ease stress and anxiety that may arise from discussing difficult issues in your counselling work. To work with Leonard you must make a formal request with your provider to ensure he is available for your session date/time.