Her rich work history includes teaching psychology, a wealth of individual and group therapy work, and learning disability consultation. Maya has worked in Homewood's PTSD program for a number of years. As a key team member, she facilitated therapy groups for adult survivors of trauma, including emotional processing and mindfulness groups, art therapy groups as well as education and anger management groups. She has a positive reputation for her effective and compassionate work with civilian, police and military persons.
Maya has successfully worked with over 1000 people and has helped people overcome and heal a variety of issues. Continuing her education and evolution as a human and healer are close to Maya's philosophy to her work. Her goal is to help you achieve a deeper compassionate connection with yourself. She has trained in a rich variety of healing modalities. These include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Couples Therapy, Art Therapy, Hakomi Body Therapy and Clinical Hypnosis. She has also spent a number of years exploring dance and movement therapy. You will find that Maya tailors and refines her approach to suit your specific needs.
Clients find Maya very comfortable to be with and readily open up, knowing they are in confidential and trusting hands. She is warm, down to earth, compassionate and direct, when called for.
Maya is a Psychological Associate registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She holds a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Psychology (1999). Maya's thriving private practice has been running for over a decade and is located in downtown Kitchener.
She focuses on a holistic approach to healing, and has followed the functional medicine scene for a number of years. She understands that the body and mind are not separate.