Lauren MacDonald is a registered Social Worker in the province of Saskatchewan (#5089) and a certified Addiction Counsellor and Life Coach. For over 15 years, Lauren has worked within the Mental Health and Substance Abuse field supporting individuals and families from all backgrounds experiencing a variety of challenges including trauma, depression, anxiety, guilt, shame and family dynamics. Her strong working knowledge of mental health and substance abuse as concurrent disorders has proven beneficial in her approach to therapy. Her past clients have commented that she is non-judgmental attitude and creates a safe and comforting therapeutic environment. Her direct nature will allow you to feel empowered and in control of deciding what goals are important to you. Her goal is to unleash your potential, provide guidance in finding solutions to your challenges and enhance your coping mechanisms. When she is not helping other professionally, Lauren is a mother of two who enjoys motocross, equestrian sport, and travelling. Lauren is also a recovering addict.
Isabelle is client-centered and personable. She values developing a helping relationship with clients so that they know they are understood and in a judgment-free zone. She understands from her own mental health journey the guilt, shame, fear, trauma, pride, stigma etc. that hold people back from addressing their mental health and will work with you in a trauma-informed care model, to liberate you from those emotions. Through her education and personal experience, she has learned various coping and emotion regulation mechanisms that can be tailored to fit each individual's needs. She will work with individuals where they are at, and wants to find what will work for you, based on your strengths.
For appointments, we have a flexible schedule and the ability to provide services over the phone,
in-person, via text, Zoom meeting or Telehealth, whatever works best for you. We provide services to individuals, couples, families and small groups.