Jodie Read
Background

From a young age, I was fascinated by human connection, development, and interaction. I had always known that the adversities I faced in life would strengthen my capacity and aspirations to contribute to the process of healing and growth in others. 

Prior to going into private practice, I had the honor of working alongside survivors of human trafficking to support recovery and trauma healing. This experience inspired me to delve deeper into understanding and contributing to the healing of trauma. As such all my approaches in therapy come from a trauma-informed approach.

In my personal life, I adore being a mother and relish in having fun experiences with my daughter. I am part of a large family and enjoy spending time with them. I am an avid reader and life-long learner. I enjoy running (except when it’s raining), weightlifting, and browsing Indigo. I believe in having work / life balance, laughter in life, and mindfulness so I can be fully present for the life I'm living.

Areas of Experience

Couples Therapy
Trauma
Finding Purpose & Meaning
Managing Stress
Grief
BPD
ADHD
Emotional Distress & Dysregulation
Feeling Overwhelmed
Living with Depression and Anxiety
Aging and life transitions
Recovering from Invalidation
Low Self-Esteem/Self-Worth
Harmful Thoughts & Behaviours
Anger Management

Therapeutic Approaches

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Solution Focused
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Trauma Informed
Relational Life Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Mindfulness Based Stress Reducetion (MBSR)
Client-Centered

Rates & Availability

Rates:

Individual Counselling (50 minutes): $140.00+GST
Individual Counselling (75 minutes): $195.00+GST
Couples Counselling (75 minutes): $210+GST
EMDR (75 minutes): $210+GST

Availability:

Mondays: In-person & Online, 12:00pm-9:00pm
Thursdays: In-person & Online, 9:00am-7:00pm
Fridays: In-person & Online, 3:00pm-8:00pm
Saturdays: In-person & Online, 10:00am-4:00pm
Sundays: In-person & Online, 10:00am-4:00pm

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