Registered Psychotherapist- CRPO (Canadian association of registered psychotherapists) licensed Child Youth Care Practitioner. Alethia Is a member of the OACYC (Ontario association of child youth counsellors) http://www.oacyc.org. She currently holds an MA in Education from Central Michigan University. She is a graduate of Ryerson University obtaining an Undergraduate degree in Child Youth Care.
I am a compassionate, innovative and wellness-oriented Child and Youth Care Practitioner and Registered Psychotherapist, possessing over 20+ years of experience in the realms of social services and clinical support, consultation, and facilitation. I pride myself on having highly developed interpersonal skills, inclusive of excellent oral and written communication.
I have an African centered/Afrocentric Worldview that sees people of African descent as Innovators in their Community.
I have a strong ability to empathetically listen, interpret, and respond through various forms of counseling and assessment delivery during interactions with diverse client populations. I possess an abundance of experience with theoretical intervention models, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, restorative justice practices, research, evidence-based practices, and human rights advocacy.
In addition, I have spent my career gaining a wealth of knowledge pertaining to experiential, clinical, and theoretical practice, disabilities, homelessness, mental health, addictions, harm-reduction, abuse, and trauma. My professional experience ranges from providing service within hospitals, post-secondary institutions, community therapeutic intervention programs, and community mediation initiatives. I have a zest for advocating for vulnerable populations and a passion for establishing genuine connections with others.
I offer 1:1 Counselling & online Group modules focusing on personal development & goal setting that helps professionals lead a balanced life by learning how to reduce stress, control your emotions & develop goals that set you up for success!