Amanda obtained her Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto and works with adolescents, adults, couples and families. She completed a year-long Fellowship at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre where she pursued further training in family therapy and psychotherapy with adolescents. Amanda also works with families supporting a loved one who suffers from a mental illness. Amanda has trained at Women’s College Hospital , the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and completed advanced training in working with couples including an externship in Emotion Focused Therapy and Level 1 of the Gottman Method. Amanda practices mindfulness meditation and often incorporates mindfulness into her work with clients. She works from a strengths-based approach, collaborating with clients to help them identify and work towards their personal goals. Earlier in her career, Amanda worked as an international marketing manager for a major US software company. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys gardening, hiking and spending time with her family.