SAMANTHA ROBINSON MCP, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor | Somatic Therapist | EMDR Trauma Therpaist

 

Samantha Robinson is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) that brings over eight years experience within the field of therapy and mental health. Samantha’s distinguished education and training include a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Minoring in Counselling and Human Development from Simon Fraser University, as well as a Master of Counselling Psychology from Adler University. As well, Samantha holds specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Mindfulness-based Somatic Therapy, as well as many other holistic healing modalities.

Samantha’s approach to healing is holistic - addressing the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals in therapy. She integrates EMDR, Emotion-focused, Cognitive Behavioural and Mindfulness-based Somatic Therapy.  Herein some of her techniques include: Therapeutic Yoga, Mindfulness, Deep Relaxation, Breath Work, Somatic and Body-Oriented Processing, to best promote healing and wellness. This all-encompassing approach, allows Samantha the flexibility to pull from a variety of therapeutic techniques allowing her to effectively support each individual client, meeting their own unique therapy needs.

Samantha has a background working with complex trauma, PTSD, domestic violence, sexual assault, abusive (including sexual, physical, emotional, psychological and financial abuse). Additionally, Samantha has worked extensively with those struggling with anxiety disorders and symptoms, panic attacks, phobias, OCD, chronic pain, burnout, chronic stress, complicated grief, depression, self-harm & suicide ideation, anger, irritability, addictive behaviors, shame, body acceptance, and eating disorders. 


To assist you in your decision to engage in counselling, Samantha offers a free telephone consultation to discuss your needs and expectations. This way, before your first session begins, you can experience Samantha’s warmth and approachability, allowing you the opportunity to ensure that you feel at ease in beginning a counselling relationship with Samantha.

 

SPECIALIZED EDUCATION & TRAINING

EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING (EMDR) CERTIFICATE

Yoga skills for trauma recovery; including restorative yoga postures, mindfulness, and breath work to assist clients in learning to self-regulate & reconnect with their bodies.  Research demonstrating yoga when used as an intentional form of intervention to reduce PTSD-anxiety symptoms, promote mind-body-emotion regulation and integration for optional personal, relationship health & well-being.

MINDFULNESS BASED SOMATIC THERAPY CERTIFICATE

Yoga skills for trauma recovery; including restorative yoga postures, mindfulness, and breath work to assist clients in learning to self-regulate & reconnect with their bodies.  Research demonstrating yoga when used as an intentional form of intervention to reduce PTSD-anxiety symptoms, promote mind-body-emotion regulation and integration for optional personal, relationship health & well-being.

ADDITIONAL TRAININGS

Trauma-informed practice, Ending Violence Association of BC Sexual Abuse Training, Overcoming Trauma-Related Shame & Self-Loathing Certificate, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Certification, Non-Violent Crisis Prevention & De-Escalation Training Certification. SMART Recovery Training (addcition) & Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

 

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