Sara Stalker BA, MA(c) Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Sara has been in the health and wellness field for over fifteen years. She holds a Master’s of Arts in Counselling Psychology and is a Qualifying Registered Psychotherapist with CRPO. She has always been committed to helping people understand the importance of the mind/body connection as evidenced by her work as a personal trainer and yoga instructor. Sara has a strong foundation of understanding first responder’s unique workplace culture.
Sara worked with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for several years as a civilian. Having worked closely with police officers in the RCMP, OPP and WPS she understands many of the challenges and struggles that come along with the role of a first responder.
Sara’s area of clinical treatment includes trauma, stress, pain management, grief and loss, life transitions, depression, anxiety, PTSD and childhood sexual abuse. Her philosophy of treatment is to look at each person individually and help them identify their area need and together, formulate a treatment plan. Sara is a first generation Canadian and BIPOC. Understanding different cultures is important to her and she brings this lens into her treatment work.
Coming from a place of empathy and caring, Sara’s hope is to empower her clients and to provide a safe inclusive space for healing. Sara is trained in many modalities, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and solution-focused therapy (SFT) as well as mindfulness techniques.
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
- Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD
- Contemplative End of Life Care certification