Lindsay is a Registered Psychotherapist with over 13 years of direct experience in clinical and community mental health settings; conducting standardized and qualitative assessments; and facilitating psycho-educational groups with youth and adults. She enjoys working with persons of all ages experiencing any mental health and/or addiction concerns. Lindsay has an eclectic training background and thus has a flexible approach to psychotherapy.
Lindsay began her training with a BASc in Nutrition and Food and Minor in Psychology. She continued her psychology studies while also working at the Toronto General Hospital in the Eating Disorders Day Program. During this time Lindsay was also mentored by a Neuropsychologist and assisted in administering standardized assessments involving clients with traumatic brain injuries. From there Lindsay went on to complete her Masters degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of Toronto. During her Master’s degree she completed a 1 year practicum with the York Region Abuse Program (now Cedar Centre) in the child and family program. Lindsay provided counselling to children and families who had experienced childhood sexual abuse. This was a very rich learning experience that set her therapeutic foundation within a Trauma-informed and Anti-Oppressive framework. In her current practice she uses evidence based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Emotion Focused Therapy (which is rooted in Attachment Theory); Single Session Therapy; Solution Focused Therapy; and Mindfulness Therapy.
For the past 8 years Lindsay has been a mental health therapist with the Canadian Mental Health Association of Simcoe County as a member of the addictions team and then the Family Health Team.
Lindsay is by nature a curious person and enjoys discovering new ways to approach psychotherapy and support her clients. She enjoys attending trainings and workshops to continue to grow as a person and a professional.
In addition to carrying registration as an RP, Lindsay is a an apprentice in psychology, working towards registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She provides services under the supervision of registered Psychologists. For more information about supervised psychological services, please click here.