Jess Baldwin
Counselling Intern

About

Growth and healing are processes that we all can engage in, although this looks different for every individual. I want to support you in the ways that are most beneficial to you, which means that I use an integrative approach geared towards your goals and preferences. I use an attachment based approach and incorporate techniques from Internal Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt, Polyvagal Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy. I am also trained in level one Observed and Experiential Integration, which is an approach for treating unprocessed trauma and other adverse experiences, and reduce related somatic symptoms.

I believe that the therapeutic relationship built during counselling is incredibly powerful and is the foundation where we can process experiences, recognise resilience, and develop resources for change. This relationship is in the context of a safe, warm, and non-judgemental environment where I want to honour the hard, and often daunting, work of engaging in the growth proces