Nicole's approach recognizes the intimate relationship between the physical body and the psychological well-being of a person as she holds the view that the body is a resource for self-discovery and psychological healing. She has been been trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, trauma, addiction, and body-based psychotherapy practices including Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) as an adjunctive treatment to treatment-resistant PTSD and complex trauma. She spent one year researching the 'deconstruction' around the "inner wounded child' concept of adult survivors of chronic childhood trauma, complex and developmental trauma and delivered her research May 2018 at the Ontario Psychotherapy and Counselling Educational and Training Program, Toronto, Ontario, where she is currently instructing as Teacher Assistant.
I'm Here to Hear You
Nicole is an activist in ending mental health stigmas that continue to oppress and re-traumatized marginalized and vulnerable communities. Her hearts’ passion is to lovingly educate and advocate towards ending trauma that may be mirrored back into society through systems, society, individuals, friends and families both intentionally and unintentionally, building awareness. It means for Nicole, that she can start in the cracks and spaces of our society where we tend to not go, where people may have fallen, going invisible and unnoticed. Her efforts is to deal with one person at a time, as she works towards change.
‘HERE to HEAR You’ Support Groups are non-traditional support groups to meet people where they are in their struggles, in their shame and in their pain.
For families of suicide victims/attempts, grief and loss, trauma, addictions, symptoms of isolation, feelings of shame, loneliness, suicidal ideations, or anyone that feels they would benefit from a support group.