Donna has extensive experience working with couples, individuals, and youth. Her expertise includes clinical counselling with MVA clients, individuals living with chronic pain management issues, anger management issues, individuals presenting with depression, anxiety, substance-use and other mental health-related challenges.
Donna integrates her therapeutic practice evidence-based approaches to evaluate and address her clients’ personal and familial challenges.
My husband and I cannot thank you enough for your help in saving our marriage.
We are living the dream of a happily married couple, and for that we thank you
Richards Counselling has a unique approach to counselling/therapy that I found very effective with my employment-related issues. They were sensitive to my identified needs and the solutions rendered were practical, effective and timely.
The counselling experience with you has been amazing for my 11 year old daughter. She `s much happier now and looks forward to her weekly sessions
I learned a lot from your employment coaching, job search and interview skills sessions.
Words cannot express my appreciation for your guidance during one of the most difficult phases of my life.
Donna holds a Masters of Social Work degree with a Collaborative in Addiction Studies (from the University of Toronto) and is in good standing with the OCSWSSW and the OAS. She holds more than 15 years experience in the therapeutic and social services field. She has also obtained certification in CBT, Brief Narrative Therapy and is a MVA Treatment Specialist and Assessor.
I work from an integrated anti-oppression approach. As a Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist dedicated to bringing Educational, Psychotherapeutic, and Change oriented growth to individuals, groups and organizations. My specialization is in the area of clinical, educational, professional development, anti-oppression training, planning and implementation.