MENTAL HEALTH AND EMDR COUNSELLOR

Janelle Reid is an accomplished mental health counsellor who earned her Master’s of Science degree from Walden University a CACREP accredited institution in 2015. She is also a National Certified Counsellor (NCC) through the National Board of Certified Counselors in the United States of America. Her experience has allowed her to use an integrated approach to counselling and psychotherapy where she has had the opportunity to work with children, adolescents, families, couples and individuals. Her approach includes Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Family Systems Therapy, Experiential Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Janelle individualizes each client’s treatment plan based on their specific needs. Previously, in community mental health at an outpatient treatment center, Janelle counselled individuals and groups with mental health disorders such as bipolar disorder, depressive disorders, anxiety disorder, substance-related and addictive disorders, adjustment disorder, obsessive compulsive disorders, along with other mental disorders and other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention.

Most recently, Janelle has treated clients for trauma and stressor-related disorders through the use of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing. Janelle is an approved EMDR therapist through EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) working towards her next level of certification. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy treatment that is designed to relieve stress that is associated with traumatic memories.  The goal of EMDR therapy is to reformulate the negative beliefs associated with trauma allowing clients to feel better about themselves.

Janelle’s passion for helping individuals work through their mental and emotional challenges has allowed her to use an eclectic and innovative approach to counselling and psychotherapy. She possesses a dynamic outlook life and she believes that we only live only and thus life is too short to be unhappy regardless of age or circumstances.