Jodi is a skilled therapist who is warm, friendly, and easy to talk to. She develops a strong alliance with her clients and believes that each individual is uniquely designed with just the right personality traits, strengths and inner resources to live a life full of meaning and purpose.
Jodi is passionate about people: all ethnicities, ages, and walks of life, but has a special place in her heart for Individual counselling, youth, young adults and walking people through trauma. She believes that each person is different and dynamic. Jodi is committed to helping you discover the inner resources you need to tackle any challenges you may be facing, and incorporate them into your larger story. She desires to give you the tools you need to face each day and dig into the roots of what may be underneath the challenges you are facing so you can achieve fulfillment in your life.
Jodi works from a Biblical Clinical Counselling perspective and loves discipleship.
She believes that in order to have true freedom we need God-given truth to combat the lies we so easily believe about ourselves, and loves to walk clients through the process of discovering their true identity.
Jodi obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at the Unites States International University (USIU) in Nairobi, Kenya, her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology (USIU) and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC). Jodi is a Director at Abbotsford Counselling Collective and loves being a part of the team there. It was her love of African language and culture that first brought Jodi to Nairobi, but it was her passion for interacting with its' beautiful people that kept her there for five and a half years. During her time in Nairobi, Jodi focused on counselling young women at the local prison, worked with at-risk youth, as well as taught High School courses at the International School of Kenya (ISK). Jodi understands what it is like to walk through pain in her own life and find freedom, and is passionate about helping others do the same.