Alana is a Registered Clinical Social Worker (ON College of Social Work) with a practice in psychotherapy and counselling with an education from Carleton University. Alana also belongs to Canadian Association of Social Work.
Alana is trained in a number of therapeutic modalities which include: CBT, Gestalt Therapy, Solution- Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, Psychodrama & Family Therapy. She works with children, youth and adults- both individuals, and family`s. Her professional background includes working with abuse, disability, illness and palliative care. Both professional and personal experiences has equipped her to work with people presenting with a variety of issues and problems.
Such issues include:
* Mental health- depression,anxiety, phobias,self-esteem, adjustment, PTSD, and coping difficulties.
* Grief/Loss, sexual health,relationship and family dynamics, family of origin issues and workplace problems.
* Areas of practice also include abuse, crisis intervention and personal injury.
Alana is a facilitator for the Anxiety Disorders Association of Ontario and a consultant with Elder Caring Inc.Alana also holds additional certification in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as well as Solution-Focused therapy.