Counsellors & Coaches
NELIA DEAMARAL, CLD, HBsc, YNC.
Nelia DeAmaral, has a Degreee in Psychology and is a member of the Member of the OACCPP (Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists & Psychotherapists). She is also a certified Yoga/Mindfulness teacher. She has specialized training in solution-focused counseling, depression, anxiety, birth trauma healing, and perinatal bereavement.
Nelia has been coaching women during life changes & challenges for over 20 years. Her unique approach helps you approach life challenges with greater clarity, confidence & compassion. Integrate body, mind and spirit through various tools ranging from mindfulness practices, mind-body awareness, and concrete solution-focused coaching.
Nelia is also an advanced Birthing from Within Mentor, Certified Doula with CAPPA Canada and a published author (Bearing Witness, Joyful Birth, Lamaze: Giving Birth With Confidence& Sage Magazine). She is also a trainer offering professional development locally & internationally on utilizing mindfulness-based strategies to help facilitate change. Book a session with Nelia!
JENNIFER LYNNE WALKER, MSW, RSW
Jennifer Lynne Walker has an honours undergraduate degree in Child Studies from the University of Guelph and a Masters in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. With close to twenty years in a professional helping role, her past roles include Camp Director, International Volunteer Coordinator, Case Manager, Child and Youth Advocate, and Social Worker. She has 15 years of experience in Child Welfare and has lived and worked in both Africa and Asia, which allows to her to offer culturally-sensitive care.
"It is my privilege to walk alongside children and families, individuals and youth during both the struggles and celebrations that define us. I am a mom, a wife, a daughter, a sister and a friend – just like you – and I am also an experienced social worker and therapist. I’ve struggled through loss, I’ve struggled through parenting, I’ve struggled to find balance and I enjoy working toward wellness, hope and change. Extending empathic support and encouragement is my goal for each interaction."