Erika received her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western University. Erika works with her clients to develop an individualized approach tailored to each person’s identified goals, and needs. She is trained in Family Systems Theory, Gottman couples therapy, Holistic Counseling, Substance Use Disorder and Addiction, Trauma informed practices, Person Centered therapy, mindfulness, nature therapy (walk and talk), and Cognitive Behavioral interventions.
Erika has extensive experience working with young adults and teenagers, LGBTQ persons, couples, Veterans, individual adults, and families. She approaches therapy as a collaborative experience based in developing a strong therapeutic alliance that will allow clients to feel safe, respected, and invested in their counseling experience in a way that assists them to enrich, and empower themselves.
Erika has experience working with clients to address grief and loss, anxiety and depression, PTSD, phase of life issues, caregiver needs, communication issues, family dynamics, relationship difficulties, substance use/addiction, emotional support needs, self-esteem, and adjustment issues.