I am passionate about supervising and mentoring the next generation of counsellors and psychologists. As an instructor in a counselling program and a clinical supervisor, I became fascinated by how counsellors make sense of their own development. I sustained this interest researching this topic for my doctoral dissertation.
I have maintained the Approved Supervisor designation, awarded by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) since 2002. To earn this certification, candidates must complete a graduate course in marriage and family therapy supervision, have their supervision practice supervised by a senior Approved Supervisor, and participate in continuing education in marriage and family therapy supervision.
I have supervised over twenty-five Provisional Registered Psychologists, supporting them to complete the requirements as a Registered Psychologists in Alberta. To meet an unfilled need for supervisors for Provisional Registered Psychologists, I recently started to offer supervision for those who do not have a qualified supervisor at their workplace.
Since 2016, I have taught Advanced Clinical Supervision in Psychology, a continuing education certificate course offered by The University of Calgary's Werklund School of Education (Educational Studies in Psychology), and the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta.