Dawn is the clinical director and supervisor at Human Connections. She has over 25 years of experience in the mental health field, having focused her training & practice expertise in the areas of trauma, interpersonal relationships, stress & anxiety, and sexuality & gender. Dawn offers relationship and couples therapy, sex therapy, and clinical supervision.
Dawn has a Master of Arts and a Master of Education degree as well as a PhD from the University of Toronto. She is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, and a Certified Canadian Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She is also a Certified EMDR therapist, and Clinical Supervisor.
As a therapist and clinical supervisor, Dawn approaches her work from a psychodynamic, trauma-informed, anti-oppression framework and practices many therapeutic modalities such as Relational therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), EMDR and other somatic interventions, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Narrative therapy, Cognitive and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (CBT/DBT), and Mindfulness.