Counsellor / Registered Social Worker
BSW, MSW, RSW
Janelle’s approach to therapy is rooted in the belief that all people are capable and deserving of achieving their therapeutic goals. She emphasizes collaboration within the therapeutic relationship and values the unique experiences and perspectives of everyone she works alongside. Janelle focuses on building trust and safety within the therapeutic relationship, to ensure that clients feel comfortable at all stages of the therapeutic process. Janelle values honesty, compassion and connection in her sessions and utilizes anti-oppressive, strengths-based, and trauma-informed approaches to therapy.
Janelle is a registered social worker with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Memorial University and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Waterloo. Janelle draws from multiple therapeutic modalities including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy. She has also completed training in many areas such as supporting caregivers of older adults, perinatal mental health, Gottman Method couples counselling, and more.
Janelle is currently accepting new clients for individuals counselling (teenagers 15+, adults, and seniors) and couples counselling. Janelle has a keen interest in working alongside clients experiencing anxiety, depression, disability, life transitions, grief and loss, infertility, perinatal mental health concerns, low self-esteem, emotional regulation challenges and/or loss of independence. If you believe that you might be a good fit with Janelle, reach out to schedule your free 15-minute phone consultation. The consultation is an opportunity to get to know each other, and mutually decide on therapeutic plans/goals. This is a judgement-free conversation, and there is no obligation to book a session following your consultation.
Receipts will be provided for insurance reimbursement/tax purposes. Your session can be covered by most insurance policies under the category of Registered Social Worker. Please check with your insurance provider to ensure proper coverage/reimbursement.
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