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  • About Trudi

    Hello. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) and Counselling Therapist in Alberta, and a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) in Ontario. I have been providing counselling & psychotherapy services since 2009, starting in Southern California where I earned my Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology. I have worked with a variety of individuals such as executives, nurses, lawyers, physicians, public servants, post-secondary students, performers, people who are required to attend therapy for different reasons, teenagers, families, groups, and others. Currently I work with individual adults living in either Calgary, Alberta or Toronto, Ontario. I take a non-judgmental and non-pathologizing approach to my work, and my style is professional, intelligent, ethical, and compassionate. I think we all experience various emotional or behavioural problems from time to time, and that the role of psychotherapy / counselling can be to support someone in their difficult challenge of moving in the direction of a more satisfying, peaceful, and purposeful life.

    My Education & Experience

    Professional Designations

    • Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) — Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
    • Counselling Therapist (CT) — Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta (ACTA)
    • Registered Psychotherapist (RP) — College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)
    • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) — California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)


    • Master‘s degree (MA) in Counselling Psychology, National University, San Diego, California
    • MBA, Schulich School of Business, York University
    • Bachelor of Education (Biology / Kinesiology minors), McGill University
    • Undergraduate / Continuing Education coursework in philosophy at University of Toronto and Chapman University

    Select Professional Development Areas (Present, Past, Highlights)

    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Training
    • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
    • Moral / Ethical Issues
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    • Infidelity & Couple issues
    • Emotional Manipulation / Emotional Abuse
    • Mediation Certification (2009)
    • Career Counselling
    • Anger Management

    Counselling Experience / Training

    • Cleveland Clinic Canada (downtown Toronto)
    • Southern California Counselling Center (Los Angeles, California)
    • North County Lifeline – Juvenile Diversion / Mandated Adult Groups (Vista, California)
    • Fertility Counselling Services (Los Angeles, California)
    • Mira Costa College (Vista, California)
    • Private Psychotherapy Practice (Ontario, Alberta)
    • EAP / EFAP Contract Services

    Memberships (Counselling and Otherwise)

    • Mensa Canada
    • International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP)
    • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
    • Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA, Affiliate Member)
    • Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta (ACTA)
    • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)

    Business Experience (prior to my Counselling career)

    • Senior Market Research Project Manager at Ipsos Reid
    • Proposal Writer / Analyst at In-Sync Consumer Insight Corp.
    • Fitness Leadership and Program Management at the YMCA

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