BSW, MSW, RSW
Therapist, Your Life Design Inc.
Nancy is a registered social worker in Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada. She has been a social worker going on 25 years.
Nancy’s social work practice has been predominantly in Northern Ontario and Toronto in the area of child welfare. She has worked in both front-line and management roles.
Nancy was a provincial compliance auditor for the Province of Ontario where she conducted compliance audits on child welfare agencies with respect to their adherence to policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines for youth in the foster care system.
During her career, Nancy has been a provincial trainer in Ontario for child welfare curriculum as well as a provincial trainer for foster and adoptive parent(s) applicants. She has training in Insight Mediation, Parenting Coordination, and Arbitration.
In Nancy’s clinical practice, she specializes in high conflict, separation and divorce, parental alienation, relationship difficulties, workplace injury and return to work, vicarious trauma, management and leadership skill development, and work-life balance. She also provides services to parent(s)/caregivers of LGBTQ2S+ individuals.
Nancy is a facilitator with the Help4Helpers program offered through Your Life Design Inc. which supports professional helpers who may be experiencing stress, burnout and/or compassion fatigue.
Nancy’s approach is nonjudgmental, respectful, grounded, caring, and supportive. She sees the therapeutic relationship as a collaboration tailoring intervention to meet individual needs. She uses evidence-based clinical approaches, and works from a strengths-based anti-oppressive perspective.
Nancy moved to Prince Edward Island, Canada in 2017 and worked as a Clinician with the Family Court Counsellors’ Office where she completed family assessments concerning separation and divorce. At present she works with Health PEI as a manager in addictions. She is also a volunteer board member with an Island non-profit agency serving children and families.
Nancy holds a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from Laurentian University and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Dalhousie University.
Nancy also has certificates in Addictions Counselling and Leadership Training. She lives with her husband and their dog, and has an adult child who lives in Toronto.
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Why Get Help?
You may benefit from working with Your Life Design Inc. if:
You are holding it all together, but are feeling completely overwhelmed
You feel that all you do is work, and not feeling your best.
You look happy on the outside, but feeling terrible on the inside, and just going through the motions
You are feeling like you race from one thing to the next, and are not really enjoying life
You have experienced sad things in your life, that you think are affecting you
You feel resentment about things that have happened. You want to get “better”, instead of “bitter.” You are becoming someone you don’t want to be as a result of what life has thrown at you
You feel like you are always giving to others, but don’t know how to take care of yourself
You have relationship issues with others, and never seem to get what you need or want
You do a lot of good, but not feeling good
You are currently living feeling stressed and fearful, with feelings of no control
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Prince Edward Island, Canada
Located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Abegweit Mi'kmaq First Nation