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About Me

Welcome to Still I Rise Counselling, a private therapy practice specializing in an integrative treatment approach to complex, intergenerational, and developmental trauma; and addressing the embodied impacts of shame. My intention is to provide a safe and generative space for you to explore the vast and varied landscapes of your life with an eye for the sacred beauty inherent in all experience. I hold the perspective that everyone has the capacity to access freedom from suffering and live a fulfilling life of possibility. I would be honored to support you on your journey of healing, discovery, and self-remembrance. 


As an integrative and trauma-informed therapist, I draw on years of experience and training in various somatic approaches, mindfulness meditation practice, internal parts work, adult development and developmental trauma theory, and shame resilience to creatively support your unfolding exactly where you are, as you are. My clinical experience has been forged in acute psychiatric settings, including inpatient treatment, partial-hospitalization, and intensive outpatient settings; as well as addictions treatment and private practice since 2018. I have facilitated group therapy and group psychoeducational intensives over many years and have a particular passion for working with groups in both therapeutic and organizational team building capacities. 



  • Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from Texas State University (2014)

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Texas (2018) and Utah (2023)

  • Registered Clinical Social Worker in the province of British Columbia (2019)

  • Registered Clinical Counsellor in the province of British Columbia (2019)

  • Certified NARM Therapist (2023)

  • Certificate in Advanced Human Development for Late-Stage Practitioners, Venita Ramirez (2022)

  • Certified Integral Facilitator®, Ten Directions (2022)

  • Certified Integral Polarity Practice Small Group Facilitator, The IPP Institute (2022)

  • IFS Online Circle Training, IFS Institute (2019)

  • Certified Trauma Professional, PESI (2018)

  • Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator, Brené Brown Organization (2017)

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Social Workers

  • Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council

  • British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors

  • British Columbia Association of Social Workers

  • Arbitration and Mediation Institute of British Columbia

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