Current Student Clinicians at North Simcoe Therapy Network
Local to the Simcoe County area, outdoor enthusiast Abigail has a BA (Hons) in International Development from the University of Guelph. Furthering her studies, Abigail is currently completing her MA in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She has decided to pursue a career in the mental health field because of her caring nature and passion towards helping others. Abigail’s professional journey has always included helping others in some capacity.
Abigail has a strong person-centered approach to counseling. She tends to integrate CBT, solution focused and mindfulness practices into her therapeutic relationships. She takes pride in helping clients foster a greater sense of self-awareness and growth throughout their counseling journey.
When not in the office, you can find Abigail enjoying the great outdoors. with her four-legged sidekick Charlie.
Originally from Simcoe County, Stephanie now resides in Fernie, BC where she lives with her partner and 2 year old daughter. She has an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Ryerson University and is currently working on her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology through Yorkville University. Over the years, Stephanie has been working with women and families who have or still are experiencing family violence or have experienced trauma at any point in their life. She believes in working from an open and honest client-centered approach and likes to intertwine various yoga/mindfulness techniques and integrate the body into psychotherapy. Stephanie looks forward to building on her diverse counseling skills and techniques with North Simcoe Therapy Network and the clientele that this agency serves.
When Stephanie isn’t in session with clients or completing school assignments, she is generally outside in nature with her partner, daughter, and dog. She is an avid outdoor person and lives in an amazing mountain town where she snowboards, hikes, kayaks, trail runs, and camps.
Kristen’s sense of compassion and empathy are at the center of counselling practice. Local to the area, Kristen has completed a Bachelor of Arts degree with Brock University, a post-graduate certificate with Honours in Addictions: Treatment and Prevention from Georgian College, and is currently enrolled in the Yorkville University Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology program. Kristen’s approach to counselling is non-directive, person-centered, and she is a firm believer that the client is the expert on themselves. She utilizes aspects of CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, ACT, and Motivational Interviewing within her therapeutic approach and has a passion for working with survivors of trauma. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys game nights with friends, dog walks with her best girl, Stella, and unwinding with a good book or show.
If you are interested in services through the Student Clinic, please contact NSTN at either (705) 481-1925 or email@example.com.