Wendy completed her Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology at York University. Wendy has worked in a variety of settings including the Women’s Inpatient Unit and the Complex Care and Recovery Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), the Adult Eating Disorders Program at North York General Hospital, York University’s Psychology Clinic and York University’s Counselling and Disability Services. Wendy’s diverse training experiences allows her to draw from multiple evidence-based psychotherapies including cognitive behavioural, emotion-focused, dialectical behavioural and humanistic therapies to flexibly meet the needs of each individual client. Wendy values working collaboratively throughout the process of therapy, and strives to create an empathic and nonjudgmental environment that deepens self-understanding as clients work towards personalized goals and improved quality of life.
Wendy offers therapy to individuals experiencing a range of concerns including mood and anxiety difficulties, psychosis, trauma, addictions and interpersonal challenges. Wendy also provides therapy to couples experiencing relationship distress. In addition to her clinical work, Wendy has authored several academic publications and presented at psychology conferences in Canada and the United States. Wendy’s research focuses on stigma and reducing barriers to help-seeking for mental health concerns, which regularly informs her clinical practice.