Monica is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a certified teacher. Monica holds a BA from Cape Breton University, a BEd from St. Francis Xavier University, and a Master of Counselling from Gonzaga University.
She has 20 years of experience supporting youth and their families in a variety of educational and community contexts. Her experience in public education is diverse, working with students from kindergarten through grade 12. She is currently a high school principal in an outreach setting. Her psychology experience includes counselling, formal assessment, and intervention.
In her practice she utilizes a holistic, integrative approach to ensure the unique needs of each client are met. She enjoys supporting others to build collective capacity and has presented to educators and other youth-focused professionals on topics such as building adolescent resiliency, supporting anxious learners, and advancing trauma-informed educational practice. Monica has been with Onward Psychology Group since 2018 and currently provides assessment services during evenings, weekends, and school holidays.