Behavioural Therapist

Jaclyn Benn

I am a Registered Kinesiologist with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (COKO), and a Registered Psychotherapist, with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).  I earned my Undergraduate Degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences, a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science, and a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology.

Throughout the course of my career, I have grown and strengthened my appreciation for a holistic treatment approach, understanding that the obstacles to health are often multi-faceted.  My goal in therapy is to help individuals get back to living their most valued lives, whatever that may look like.

I am experienced in using techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Behavioural Activation (BA), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).  I also have extensive experience creating and delivering physical conditioning programs for individuals with acute injuries and chronic conditions.  I work with adults who have a wide variety of presenting mental and physical health concerns, often in combination.  This has included depressed mood, chronic pain, anxiety, grief, trauma and interpersonal relationship problems.

When I am not working, I like to spend my time cooking and being physically active outdoors.

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