Teresa is a Registered Social Worker (MSW RSW) who enjoys supporting individual youth, adults, couples and families. Teresa has over 6 years of experience in supporting clients with a variety of needs including complex trauma & PTSD, family and spousal conflict, substance misuse, parenting, caregiver burnout, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, and more. Teresa uses a trauma informed, client centred approach with her clients to build a strong therapeutic relationship based on mutual respect and trust. As the daughter of an immigrant, Teresa also has a specialized passion for supporting immigrants as they adjust to life in Canada. Teresa recognizes the challenges associated with balancing multiple cultural expectations along with addressing the cultural shock that can often occur for those who are new to Canada.
Teresa offers mental health therapy for individual youth, adults, couples and families.
Teresa is a Registered Social Worker in Alberta.
Teresa is ally and supporter of the LGBTQIAS+ community, BIPOC, and Indigenous communities. Teresa belongs and is connected to the Tupinikim Indigenous community in Brazil and holds a strong passion for supporting Indigenous community members who are addressing and navigating both personal and intergenerational trauma.
Teresa’s pronouns are she/her/hers
Teresa offers mental health therapy sessions in-person and via telehealth.
Sliding scale fees may be available upon inquiry.
Teresa has been passionate about helping others and has worked as a mental health professional for a number of years. She has worked for over 7 years in the field of child disability services; providing emotional support to parents and families struggling with their child’s diagnosis. She also has several years of experience working with adults who were discharged from inpatient settings and needed support transitioning back into the community. In addition, Teresa was also a caseworker for Children's Services, working with high risk teens and young adults in the community. For the past several years, Teresa has worked as a mental health therapist supporting children, teens, adults, couples and families using various therapeutic modalities.
Masters Degree in Social Work - Clinical Specialization – University of Calgary (2023)
Bachelor of Social Work - University of Calgary (2019)
Bachelor of Arts - Political Science and Religions Studies – University of Alberta (2015)
- Registered Social Worker (Alberta) #15248
- Certificate in Development Milestone and Mental Wellbeing (AHS)
- Certificate in Infusing Culture and Equity (AHS)
- Certificate in Trauma Informed Care (AHS)
- Certificate in Suicide Prevention, Risk Assessment and Management (AHS)
- APT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certification Level 1
- SAFE Writer Certification
- Completion of Nutrition for Mental Health Training (PESI)