Brian draws on an integrative approach to counselling. He offers a non-judgmental and safe environment to all his clients. He establishes a collaborative partnership with his clients based on trust and acceptance, both of which he believes are essential to bring about positive change. Through Brian’s compassionate practice and overall warmth he has a particular ability to connect with others and provide support for those who struggle with maintaining a healthy work/life balance, manage their stress levels or live with a variety of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, grief or trauma.
As a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community, Brian welcomes people of all identities into his practice.
Person-Centered, Strength-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) are just some of the approaches Brian integrates into his practice. This integrative and eclectic approach to counseling enables Brian to employ the most tailored and effective approach for each client. Brian is an empathic and respectful person and these attributes shine through his counseling style.
Brian attended Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador and completed his B.A in Psychology. More recently he obtained his Master’s in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.
Prior to being a psychotherapist, Brian has gained extensive experience in the social services sector. He provided essential support for those most in need and for those with various physical and intellectual disabilities.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys hiking and discovering cozy, local coffee houses. He always welcomes a good book recommendation.