Registered Psychotherapist, Intern
Laurie is currently completing her Masters in Counselling Psychology and has previously completed Psychodynamic and Trauma-informed certifications. She is experienced in supporting individuals and couples of all ages and backgrounds, and also holds a Bachelor of Arts. She is a Registered Psychotherapist.
Laurie's approach pulls from a number of frameworks including attachment-based, CBT, solution-focused, existential and psychodynamic. She brings empathy, curiosity and non-judgement to sessions, and strives to best support you in meeting your therapy goals and increasing self-awareness.
Laurie offers free 15-minute consultations.
Laurie Kolesa's Additional Certifications and On-Going Education
Masters of Counselling Psychology - In Progress - Completion Date August 2023
2 Year Foundational Theory Certificate in Psychodynamic Therapy - 2021
Existential Integrative Psychotherapy Diploma - 2019
Becoming an Adult Attachment-Focused Therapist - 2018
Wilfrid Laurier - Trauma Certificate - 2019
Contemplative End of Life Care Certification (Death Doula) - 2019
Clinical Practice Guideline for Assessment and Management of Patients at Risk of Suicide - 2018
Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - 2018
CBT for Front Line & Direct Service Works - 2018
CBT for Anxiety - 2018
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - 2016