Bachelor of Arts degree (BA)
Graduate Intern Counsellor
Clare has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies, focusing on mental health. She is currently completing her Master of Counselling Degree at City University.
Clare has a variety of experiences working in the mental health field in the UK and in Canada, including working with seniors, people managing chronic pain, as well as folks dealing with anxiety and depression. Additionally, Clare has worked with people living with cognitive disabilities and behavioural challenges.
As part of her interdisciplinary background, Clare has also worked in finance for 13 years, providing advice on mortgages, loans, retirement planning, and investments. She took this knowledge, as well as her experience in the mental health field to become a financial counsellor, helping individuals, couples, and families work on their financial and emotional well-being. This experience prepared Clare for the transition into her counselling psychology practice.
Clare takes a collaborative approach with her clients, and integrates Gestalt, Mindfulness and Solution-Focused theories to tailor her work to each unique client. She is passionate about helping clients on their journey to mental wellness. Clare believes that her clients are the experts in their lives and enjoys working together to find the best way forward. Currently, Clare feels comfortable supporting clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, financial stress, pain management, grief and loss, end of life decision making and life transitions.
Clare provides counselling services in English.
Clare is NOT currently accepting new referrals. To contact Central Booking about a first appointment with Clare Smith, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive a reply from Central Booking.