Vanessa is a Registered Psychologist with Aspire Psychological Services. She completed her Masters Degree with a specialization in clinical and counselling psychology. Vanessa provides psychotherapy to children, teens, adults, and couples within Parkland County, and surrounding areas.
Vanessa’s background experience includes working within school settings with children with special needs and as a First Nations Metis Inuit Liaison. She has a passion for working with kids and helping them achieve their full potential.
Vanessa is trained in both basic Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and CBT for anxiety. This training allows her to assist clients in recognizing unhealthy thought patterns and working together to create more helpful and productive thought patterns.
Vanessa practices from a client-centered perspective, meaning she works hard to create an environment where individuals feel heard, and their opinions, ideas, and goals are respected. Vanessa believes in working together to create a relationship where positive changes occur and individuals feel empowered within their own lives.