Amara has a warm, gentle, and strengths-based approach to counselling. She believes that the client is the expert on their own life, and she provides a safe space for them to discover the answers they seek. She has witnessed the powerful healing that can occur within the therapeutic relationship. Amara’s clients feel understood and empowered as a result of working alongside her.
Amara is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and received her Master’s in Counselling Psychology with a specialization in school and youth from Adler University. Her therapeutic approach is Person-Centered Therapy; believing that every human being strives for and has the capacity to fulfill their own potential. She provides the conditions necessary for growth and positive change to occur. Her genuineness, empathy, and unconditional positive regard provide a nonjudgmental space for her clients. She tailors her approach to fit the unique needs of each client and uses modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), mindfulness, and trauma-informed approaches. She works at a pace that feels comfortable for each client.
Amara has experience working with children, youth, and adults dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, and life transitions. In addition, she has experience providing play therapy and parenting support. Amara is passionate about counselling and is inspired by seeing the renewed hope and the progress that her clients make.
Amara offers counselling in the following offices:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering online sessions through secure video chat in addition to in-person sessions for those who are interested.
Feel free to contact us for a free consultation session.