Pamela works with adults, teens, families, and children 10 years old and over. She is a white, cisgender queer woman with a passion for providing affirming care to the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
People often call on Pamela for support with exploring their identity, relationship issues, self-confidence and self-awareness, and symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Family members of 2SLGBTQIA+ children and youth often seek out Pamela for support in coming to terms with their loved one’s gender and/or sexuality, and their worries about how to support their loved one.
Many people also seek a safe place to talk about their experiences of discrimination, racism, homophobia, transphobia, and minority stress.
Pamela is the director of Centrepeace Counselling & Therapy Services. She has been practicing social work since 2004, and social service work since 2001. Her experience has primarily focused on counselling individuals and families in a variety of mental health settings in Ontario. She is a registered member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), and the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). She is a certified facilitator for the Circle of Security Parenting program. See www.circleofsecurityinternational.com for more information on what this program entails. She is also an approved mental health provider for the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program for First Nation and Inuit people.
Pamela is available Mondays through Thursdays, in person and virtually.
Pamela supervises Master’s level counselling students from September through April. The students provide services on a sliding fee scale. See the “Master’s Level Students” page under “Our Team” on this site for more information.