Natalya is a Registered Clinical Social Worker, as well as an approved Clinical Supervisor of Record (CSOR) with the ACSW
She attended the University of Calgary where she received her Bachelor of Social Work in 2006 and her Master of Social Work, with a Clinical Specialization in 2013.
Natalya has worked with individuals, couples, and families over the past 16 years. Natalya believes in the importance of understanding, trust, connection & belonging in the therapeutic relationship and carries this framework into her practice.
She uses an integrative and developmental approach to therapy that includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Exposure Response Prevention, Emotion Focused Therpay, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and trauma informed practices.
Natalya practices from several approaches when working with Couples such as Gottman Method and Coupels Institute which applies a developmental, attachment, and neuroscience models of intervention.
Furthermore, Natalya has been Certified in Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional, specifically working with children and youth.
Natalya is a wife and mother. She grew up in Newfoundland and moved to British Columbia at the age of 12. Natalya has lived in Alberta for the past 20 years, and has resided in the Calgary area since 2006. Natalya moved to Airdrie in 2013, where she has settled into this beautiful and thriving community.
Natalya enjoys skiing in the winter months, and hiking, camping, and gardening in the spring/summer months. Her values are founded on integrity, accountability, transparency, and collaboration. Loving life, sharing laugher, celebrating and honouring uniqueness are just a few of the qualities that Natalya brings to her practice, as well as her way celebrating life.
“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.”
― Brené Brown, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead