My graduate education in counselling and psychotherapy is enhanced by my depth of training and experience as a Birth Doula, a Childbirth Mentor and a Couple Enrichment/Marriage Enrichment Leader.
As a Birth Doula, I provided a calm presence for moms and their partners during the birth process. As a Birthing From Within Childbirth Mentor (along with my husband, Steve Fick), I taught birth preparation classes that help expectant parents conquer their fears, discover their strengths and connect together as partners.
As Couple Enrichment Leaders (Friends Couple Enrichment) and Marriage Enrichment Leaders (Better Marriages), my husband, Steve Fick, and I present workshops that help couples build stronger relationships.
I am always building and improving my skills as a counsellor. In addition to my MA and Graduate Diploma in Counselling, I have taken extra training in PACT (Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy), Narrative Therapy, Sandtray, and Expressive Arts.
Education and Training:
MA in Counselling and Spirituality (Saint Paul University)
Graduate Diploma in Couple Counselling (Saint Paul University)
Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy Level I and Level II (PACT)
Narrative Therapy for Couples (Jill Freedman/Jewish Family Services)
Sandtray: Sand, Story and Solidarity (Bonney Elliot/The Glebe Institute)
Couple Enrichment Leadership (Friends Couple Enrichment)
Marriage Enrichment Leadership (Better Marriages)
Childbirth Mentoring (Birthing From Within)
Signy Fridriksson is an associate with Capital Choice Counselling Group