Jordanne is a Registered Social Worker and PhD student at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Social Work. She holds a Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto where she specialized in Social Justice and Diversity. She also has a Honours Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Toronto where she majored in Neuroscience and Mental Health. Jordanne has over five years experience providing therapeutic counselling services in a various number of settings with her most recent work being a Manager for a Family Wellness and Counselling team for Delta Family Resource Centre, a non-profit organization focused on providing free counselling and wellness services for the racialized and Black community in Toronto. Jordanne also had the opportunity to work for a number of years as a Social Worker in Northern Arctic communities in Nunavut providing therapeutic services focused on the Inuit indigenous community. Jordanne has had clinical training at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) providing counselling services to clients facing issues with mental health and addictions.
Sometimes in life, we may need support to look beneath the icebergs in our lives to truly understand how our life experiences may be impacting us. Whether it is challenges with health, our jobs, navigating personal relationships, dealing with feelings of disappointment, anger and loss, internalizing societal oppressions, or exploring unresolved childhood experiences, we can all benefit from having a supportive therapeutic space to unpack how we are feeling and what healthy steps we can take to sustain or wellness through grace and compassion to self.
Jordanne’s therapeutic practice draws on client centred concepts rooted in integrating the mind, body, heart and spirit to address the ways in which trauma can manifest in the psyche and the body. Jordanne utilizes a holistic practice framework that is trauma informed, anti-oppressive, anti-racist and supports the integration of inclusion, diversity and equity for all. As your therapist, Jordanne will create a space for you to process how intergenerational traumas and societal factors may impact experiences of depression, anxiety, grief, addictions, concurrent disorders, violence and abuse, intersectional identities, and relational challenges. Jordanne utilizes frameworks that touches on concepts from Narrative Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Somatic Experiencing, Multicultural Therapy, and Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Jordanne recognizes that there is often a stigma around seeking out counselling services and is aware that many people are in situations where they are navigating many life stressors alone. Jordanne is a firm believer in creating community for those who are isolated and creating a safer and more inviting space for individuals to be seen and for their feelings to be acknowledged. Jordanne is open to working with all communities and invites you to book a free fifteen (15) minute phone consult to explore how she can support.
Jordanne is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and also with the Ontario Association of Social Workers.