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Are you struggling with your mental wellness?

I Can Help!

My lived experience with mental illness, my training and my education have allowed me to develop a talent and an aptitude for guiding people through emotionally difficult times. I help them develop the tools needed to cope, support themselves, communicate with those in their lives and express and meet their emotional needs in a healthy way.

  • Developing healthy coping mechanisms

  • Working on healthy and effective communication

  • Better understanding and supporting the people in our life who struggle with mental health concerns

  • Accountability with regard to recovery and ineffective behaviours

  • Setting boundaries

  • Expressing our needs and asking for them to be met in a healthy way

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The group is offered in 8 week cycles, including worksheets and concrete homework to better internalize and implement the concepts shared.

Here is the schedule, which remains the same for each cycle:

WEEK 1: Introduction and Self-Care Assessment

WEEK 2: Building a Self-Care Plan

WEEK 3: Accountability

WEEK 4: Resilience

WEEK 5: Gratitude

WEEK 6: Positive Self-Talk

WEEK 7: Boundaries

WEEK 8: Empathy

Book a complimentary introduction call now!

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What are you interested in?

"I am a Marine vet with C-PTSD. I deal with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, PTSD & am a survivor of childhood sexual trauma. Wow, words cannot properly express the amount of gratitude I have for Valéry. I have reached out to her in some of my darkest moments (including being suicidal) and her kindness, knowledge, personal understanding and validation have been one of the keys to my mental health healing. Simply put Valéry has been there for me when I needed her the most through kind yet very assertive words and advice. Thank you so much, you have made a very positive impact on my life by your words and example. Lastly I would trust anybody I cared about to your care and guidance. Thank you and God bless."

- Robert C., Veteran

Having the one-on-one support of Valéry has been incredible. Her service is warm and generous, and always on topic. No matter how trivial or silly my anxieties may seem to me, her words always make me feel important, and I never feel like I’m wasting her time. She’s always focused on our conversations and leaves with plans moving forward, so we can work together to get through a problem. Anyone would be lucky to have access to her brilliance and support, and without it I would not be where I am today. Thank you Valéry!

- Allison, University of Ottawa student

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"Thank you so much again for this group: for all the work you put into it, and for the safe space it was to discuss these different tools for good mental health. Some of the things we discussed may not have been surprising, groundbreakingly new ideas for me, BUT they were excellent reminders of tangible things that I can do to keep myself well, in order to be able to teach and help others. I especially appreciated the lesson about the toolbox, and how the subsequent lessons fit into the toolbox. Sometimes it feels overwhelming to me to have to manage every aspect of all the different areas of my life, but that toolbox idea helped organize those ideas in a manageable, coherent structure."

 

Janice E.

My work is not that of a psychologist or a medical professional; my support is meant to supplement professional treatment. Part of our work together will include determining what professional help is best for you if applicable and how to commit to treatment should it be needed. Our sessions will be an addition to this treatment that provides empathetic emotional support, a non-judgemental ear and guidance in coping, communication, self-care and accountability.

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Please leave a message to inquire about support, speaking engagements, and workshops.

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Which stands on the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee, and Anishinabek Nations, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.