Alanna received a Master of Counselling from the University of Lethbridge, and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Human Services from Trinity Western University. Alanna has an extensive background in the Human Services field and has worked with a wide variety of populations. Alanna strongly believes that every person possesses an inherent worth and dignity that should be protected and respected. She is passionate about connection and feels honoured to walk with all people as they find growth and healing.
Alanna works from a client centered and strengths-based approach. She believes in a sincere, empathetic, and honest therapeutic relationship that provides space for individuals to realize their full potential.
Alanna integrates a variety of modalities in her work, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Narrative Therapy and Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Additionally, Alanna will be training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to help individuals with the reprocessing of trauma. She currently works with individuals, couples, and families.
Alanna provides counselling services in the following areas:
- Grief and loss
- Self-esteem and identity
- Domestic Violence
- Relationship Issues
- Conflict resolution
- Parent coaching
- Emotional Regulation
- Life transitions