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Forest Path


Deb McGuire


Deb is a Registered Social Worker who brings integrated approaches to both the Counselling she offers and the Facilitation that she does. She employs a strengths-based, trauma-informed approach in her work. She practices mindfulness in her own life and uses this practice as a tool for wellness in the work she does with clients. She has spent much of her career working with youth and young adults, as a teacher, coach, facilitator, counsellor and as a youth outreach worker. She provides Clinical Supervision to regulated Mental Health Providers, both individually and in several group offerings.

Deb is trained in the following modalities to support her clients: Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-t), Narrative Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and most recently, Clinical Supervision.


Deb is passionate about working alongside of people in a way that allows them to build capacity and a sense of resilience. She brings a broad range of experiences into this work, including community leadership work and program development initiatives for young people, adults and other professionals, community groups and corporations.

Deb has completed the following certifications and draws from the following modalities in her work:

  • Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) 200

  • Clinical Supervision Training, Ontario Association for Marriage and Family Therapists

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)

  • Mindfulness based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-t)

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Athletes (MBSR-a)

  • Mindful Schools Fundamentals

  • Mindful Schools Essentials

  • Mindful Schools Self Compassion for Educators  

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

  • CBT Level I, Ottawa Institute for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • CBT Level II, Ottawa Institute for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Trauma Counselling for Front Line Workers

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Standard First Aid/CPR

  • Mental Health First Aid Parts I & II

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST)

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