Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
CBT is widely regarded as the “Gold Standard” for mental health treatment. It’s proven effective for treating depression, anxiety, OCD, panic, stress, worry, sleep issues, anger management, and relationship issues.
Ricky has hundreds of hours of expert-level CBT training and consultation. He also keeps rigorously up-to-date on CBT research and treatment development.
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
CPT is a leading treatment for trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). CPT has the highest recommendation of the American Psychological Association (APA) treatment guidelines for PTSD. Ricky was trained directly by one of the developers of the treatment, Dr. Candice Monson.
Mindfulness-based therapy is most effective for reducing stress, improving self-awareness, increasing focus and attention, and regulating emotion. We have attended intensive mindfulness retreats and maintain a regular mindfulness practice. Ricky has also completed intensive training in Mindful Self-Compassion.
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Solution-focused brief therapy is most effective for problem-solving, dealing with immediate concerns, and creating a plan to meet personal goals.
Motivational Interviewing (MI)
Motivational Interviewing is a leading treatment for people struggling with motivation and/or addiction.
Ricky offers Clinical Supervision to both new and experienced therapists. He completed the 36-hour Clinical Supervision course at Wilfrid Laurier University and we have experienced tremendous personal and professional growth in our own supervision. He has a strong theoretical background, extensive post-graduate clinical training, and is well-versed in a range of modalities and psychotherapy theory.