Brittney is an experienced mental health therapist who has a passion for supporting child and family related concerns. Britney has focused her training primarily on attachment, infant/child development and trauma-informed approaches to address difficulties relating to behavior, emotional regulation and challenges in the parent-child relationship. Brittney has extensive experience working with children’s anxiety and uses a combination of therapy modalities to address social, emotional and behavioral related concerns.
Brittney has extensive experience in community mental health agencies, where she has worked as a family therapist with a specialized focus on the birth-6 year old population. Brittney enjoys working with children, youth and parents who are experiencing mental health related difficulties. She has a special interest in working with families who have foster or adoptive children. Brittney has received training in adoption competency and has facilitated several groups specifically focused around the unique challenges experienced by these families.
Brittney continues to engage in various training opportunities to further develop her clinical skills and remain current on the most recent evidence-informed practices. Brittney’s training has focused on attachment modalities including Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy as well as play based therapeutic approaches such as Wait, Watch and Wonder and Family Reflective Play. Brittney has specialized knowledge in adoption and is an identified adoption competency trained clinician. Brittney has also received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Narrative Therapy practices to explore and support children’s anxiety, mood, and behavior.
Licensing Body: Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Education: Masters of Social Work (University of Toronto)