Learn More About Me:
As a registered Social Worker I have provided mental health services for the past 23 years. I am a professional who takes pride in continually expanding my therapeutic skills to ensure optimal client care. My clinical training and experience has focused on mood related issues, such as depression and anxiety, child development and parenting, trauma, grief and loss and relationship issues. I have a strong background in health care systems, such as home care, long term care and primary health care. I have training and consultation from Rainbow Health in Toronto, Gatehouse Program in Toronto and the FASD Program in Thunder Bay. I have also taught at Confederation College and Lakehead University as a sessional lecturer.
Certifications and Training:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for children/youth and adults
- Motivational Interviewing/Strengths Based
- Dialectical Behavioural Intervention (DBT)
- Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples and families
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trauma
- Yoga, 200 hr Certified Yoga Teacher
As a Registered MSW access to my services can be fully or partially covered. Below is a helpful list to determine if you have full or partial coverage for care:
- Extended Health Benefits from workplaces
- First Nations FNIHB for individuals who have status
- Long Term Disability Insurance
Fee for service is available, tax receipt provided with provider registration number. Rates based on the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) www.oasw.org, current rate is 160/hr
Payment can be made by credit card, cash, cheque and e-transfer.
Getting In Touch:
Address: 68 N. Algoma St. Suite 102, Thunder Bay, ON P7A-4Z3
There is parking available at the back of the building, space is designed with above average standards for privacy, having spaced out appointment times and a separate entrance and exit for client comfort, our space is wheelchair accessible.
Graduate with First Class Standing from Lakehead University HBSW Program 1998
Graduate with First Class Standing from Lakehead University MSW Program 2007
Jacinda Firth ReachesThunder Bay ON