Clinical Social Worker / Therapist
She / Her
Victoria completed her Bachelor of Social Work degree (BSW) at York University and graduated with a passion to work with individuals who have substance use issues and complex mental health concerns. She is currently completing her Masters of Social Work degree (MSW) at the University of Windsor, working professionals program. Victoria thrives on continued growth and learning which is why she continues to pursue relevant training opportunities to advance her knowledge.
Victoria is trained in many in many evidence-based treatment models in order to support her clients. She utilizes Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) as the main modality to treat individuals who have a histroy of PTSD. Victoria has provided trauma therapy to healthcare professionals and civilians suffering from complex PTSD. She is also trained in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitice Behavioural Therapy for eating disorders (CBT-E), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Victoria has experience working in community mental health and addiction services, residential treatment centres,and hospitals. In addition to her experience with PTSD and trauma work, she has experience working with individuals who have complex mental health issues, substance use disorders, eating disorders, body image issues, anxiety, and depression. She is also passionate about incorporating a Health At Every Size (HAES) approach and intuitive eating framework within her practice to help individuals form a healthy relationship around food and their bodies.
In order for clients to reach their goals and attain overall wellness, therapy needs to work for them. Victoria is not only committed to supporting her clients during therapy, but she is also committed to teaching clients how to utilize their skills independently. While therapy can be an uncomfortable process, she frequently reminds her clients that change and growth happens when we are uncomfortable - this is a natural part of the therapy process and won't last forever.
Acceptance & Commitment (ACT)
Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
Cognitive Processing (CPT)
... and many more
Trauma and PTSD
Anxiety and Depression
...and many more!