(MA, C.C.C.-S, ATR, PhD Candidate)
Micheala has a B.A. in Psychology, a B.F.A. in Fine Arts and a Masters Degree in Creative Arts Therapies. She is a registered Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor with the Canada Counselling & Psychotherapy Association and also holds registration as Art Therapist with the American Art Therapy Credentials Board.
Micheala is currently working towards a Doctor of Education in Distance Education at Athabasca University with dissertation focus in the use of digital storytelling in video clinical supervision for counsellors working in rural and indigenous communities to mitigate risk of compassion fatigue. She works in private practise and offers in-person and distance counselling and clinical supervision services throughout the Northern and Interior regions of B.C. Her clinical specializations include wellness and healing across cultures, trauma therapy and the integration of Somatic Experiencing Trauma therapy with creative arts therapy modalities. She maintains studio practise as an abstract painter and shows work on a bi-annual basis.