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Amanda Jenkins

Registered Social Worker (MSW, RSW)

Master of Social Work from Wilfred Laurier University 

PhD in Applied Social Psychology from

University of Guelph 

She/Her 

Availability:

Amanda  offers sessions on:

  • Mondays between 9am-5pm both virtually and in-person

Get to know Amanda ...

Dr. Amanda Jenkins is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). She earned a PhD in Applied Social Psychology from the University of Guelph and completed her Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) certified clinician with a specialization in women’s reproductive mental health. 

 

Amanda works with young adults and adults to help them reach their identified goals in a supportive and caring manner. Her areas of expertise include anxiety, depression and trauma. She also has experience working with parents who are seeking support in navigating the challenges of life and parenthood. She has a particular interest in working with individuals experiencing postpartum anxiety, depression and OCD, infertility, and traumatic birth. 

 

Amanda’s uses a variety of therapeutic tools based on each client’s needs. This includes person-centred, mindfulness, strengths-based, feminist, and evidence-based techniques using CBT. She has additional training in sexual violence response and anti-oppressive approaches from Wilfrid Laurier University. She strives to provide a calm, safe and non-judgemental space for clients to be heard and validated. Using a compassionate and empowering approach, her goal is to support clients in their healing journeys.

 

Amanda enjoys being a mom, spending time with friends and family, and is always looking to add to her growing plant collection. She welcomes you to reach out and is happy to chat with you to see if there is a good fit for counselling.

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