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Natalie's approach

Natalie Sullivan, MA, RN, BScN, RP (Qualifying)

The loss of a loved one, separation and divorce, and job transitions are life changes that often leave you feeling like the world has been turned upside down.  Even positive events can bring about change and feelings of overwhelming anxiety or chaos.  A significant part of my experience and passion involves supporting individuals through difficult transitions due to chronic or critical illness.  As a psychotherapist and a nurse, I bring a unique perspective for my clients and their families as they manage life’s challenges and obstacles.  I am passionate about working with adults across the lifespan: from young adults preparing for independence, first-time parents,  to seniors coping with the challenges of aging.

 

You can expect to feel supported, safe, and heard in our sessions together. Part of our work will be to discover your strengths and utilize them in your daily life.  In our sessions, I will draw from CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), SFBT (Solution Focused Brief Therapy), and Narrative Therapy.

about Natalie

My helping journey began as a nurse in community public health and Ontario’s home care sector. Being a nurse has given me many opportunities to help people but I longed to deepen that connection and impact by becoming a psychotherapist. I returned to school to obtain a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology and now these two perspectives allow me to support clients in a more meaningful way.

 

As a fellow human being, I have faced my own life transitions. Adjustments are not easy, but I have found that practicing self-care and making use of my support system has built resilience and fostered growth. I am looking forward to supporting you as you navigate the bumpy road of life.

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