Mary-Ann Roy, an experienced Psychotherapist, has counselled since 1990 through her counselling practice, the Truth for Life Counselling Centre. During that time she was actively involved in the Manitoba Association of Professional Christian Counsellors, as part of the Steering Committee and first Director, and later as Manitoba President. During its development, she also held the position of Vice-President on the National Board of the Professional Association of Christian Counsellors. In addition, she held Supervisor Status since 2005 with the association until 2019 under the Professional Association of Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
Mary-Ann continues to supervise Masters students as an Approved Supervisor with Yorkville University and Capella University.
Mary-Ann is an Approved Referral Therapist for various organizations. She receives referrals from an international Christian organization dating from 1987 as well as 100 Huntley Street since 2006, New Directions since 2008 and numerous churches within Winnipeg and Manitoba. Partnering with two large churches within the city, she developed, marketed and lead recovery groups and counselled in her capacity as Director of Family Life and Counselling Ministries.
Also included are Compensation for Victims of Crime, Manitoba Public Insurance and other EAP organizations such as Homewood Health, Arete Human Solutions and Family Guidance FGI, ComPsych, Midwest Solutions, National Eating Disorders, Network Advantage and Workplace Options.
Referrals also extend outside of the province and country.
Mary-Ann has extensive expertise from her work in four northern communities over her 13 years with First Nations Inuit Health Branch under Health Canada. She also had received referrals within the city. She is qualified as a CISM Trauma Counsellor and provides additional trauma therapy as a Level 3 Thrive Immanual Approach Therapist.
Mary-Ann is a graduate of Providence Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Biblical Counselling. She has an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba.
Mary-Ann follows a holistic approach to counselling which involves caring for each person in a way that addresses their emotional, mental, spiritual and physical concerns. If medication or other needs are necessary in order to adequately meet the issues involved, she has no hesitation to solicit the expertise of other professionals.
Mary-Ann’s practice includes therapy for couples, families and for individuals.
Counselling Related Training (from 1997-present):
Covers a diverse range of treatments such as : Addictions, Co-dependency, Indian Residential School Survivors, Theophostic Prayer and The Immanuel Approach (Thrive), Grief and Divorce Recovery, Parenting (including For the Sake of the Children (Mb Family Services) and Eating Disorders (H.S.C.).
Counsellor Related Teaching (from 1993 to present):
Includes but not limited to: Overall Wellness, Marriage and Family, Stress, Women’s Issues including Menopause, Co-dependency and Boundary Issues, Anger Management, Grief and Divorce Recovery, Domestic Violence, Abuse and Sexual Abuse.
Experience in Practice
Addictions in all its many forms: Substance addictions such as Alcohol and Drugs, Sexual Addictions, Perfectionism, Workaholism, Bereavement and Loss, Crisis Management, Domestic Violence, Marital Issues, Parenting, Family Issues including Blended Family, Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Stress and Burnout, Eating Disorders, Work Related Issues.
To contact Mary-Ann, you need only to phone or email the TLC Centre and she will be happy to discuss any concerns or questions you may have. She offers a complimentary 15 minute consultation with no obligation.
Mary-Ann and George have been married since 1975 and have four married adult children as well as 5 grandchildren.