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Trainings & Experience

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

  • Bachelor of Arts in Canadian Studies & Philosophy, Trent University

  • Bachelor of Education, The University of Ottawa

  • Additional Qualifications for Educators, Special Education and Adult Education Specializations, Nipissing University

  • Masters in Social Work, Advanced Critical Social Work Practice, University of Victoria

  • Disruptive Events Management Facilitation

  • 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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