Amanda completed her Master of Social Work degree (clinical specialization) in 2013, and her Bachelor of Social Work degree (child welfare specialization) in 2008. Both degrees were completed at the University of British Columbia. In 2017 Amanda completed a graduate certificate in Values-Based Leadership at Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia. Amanda is a registered social worker with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers (#5726) and adheres to the Canadian Association of Social Work Code of Ethics.
Amanda has been working in the field of mental health for ten years with children, youth, adults, families, and Indigenous populations. Amanda has experience working with clients experiencing anxiety and depression, as well as grief and loss, family challenges, teen and adolescent concerns, and significant life transitions.
Amanda strives to create a safe, non-judgemental, inclusive, and welcoming space in her therapy practice. Using a strengths-based, compassionate approach, she supports clients in creating individualized goals to help them manage the challenges of everyday life. She believes a solid therapeutic relationship is the foundation for success in any clinical intervention.
Amanda is a proud member of the Nlaka’pamux Nation (Merritt, BC) on her mother’s side, and is of settler ancestry on her father’s side. Born and raised in British Columbia, Amanda moved with her husband and two children to Regina in 2020. While she misses the familiarity of the mountains, she has found the prairies to be a welcoming and friendly place. Amanda loves singing and all things musicals and theatre!
Amanda offers counselling and mental health therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults. Services may include treatment for a variety of mental health concerns including:
Anxiety (panic, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, specific phobia)
Borderline Personality Disorder
Child and Adolescent Trauma
Grief and Loss
Lifestyle and Well-being
Therapeutic approaches may include:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Play Therapy, Art Therapy Solution-Focused Therapy, Dialetical Behavioural Therap, Family Systems, Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy, Mindfulness