Connor is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (#16005) and a recent graduate of Adler University’s Master of Counselling Psychology program. He brings a fresh perspective to his therapeutic relationships with his diverse employment and educational background in Psychology, Journalism, and Political Science. He has been involved with HIM since 2016 as a volunteer with HUSTLE, and more recently as a Counselling Practicum Student. As well as being a member of the LGBTQI+ community, Connor has focused his academic and therapeutic experience working with and supporting members and allies of the LGBTQI+ family.
In the therapy room, Connor is completely committed to the therapeutic relationship between himself and his clients. He believes a warm, trusting, supportive, and unconditionally positive connection between a therapist and their clients forms the foundation for therapeutic change. From this foundation, and in consultation with his clients, Connor draws upon a handful of evidence-based therapies that best fit the holistic well-being of the person and the goals they are working on with him.
Approaches/techniques: Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Gottman Couples Therapy (Level 1), Mindfulness Based Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), and completed EMDR certification in 2019.