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Counselling


Workshops

Anne-Marie Lappano (Stratford)

OT Reg.(ont), PCC, SEP

Anne-Marie Lappano is an Occupational Therapist (OT) offering Therapeutic Counselling, Somatic Experiencing, and Integral Development Coaching. A long time practitioner of meditation, Anne-Marie also offers mindfulness-based interventions.

Anne-Marie’s desire is to empower people to overcome barriers in their everyday lives so they can live more fully. Anne-Marie’s thirty years of experience as an Occupational Therapist gives her a broad perspective in understanding many of life’s challenges. Anne-Marie believes in the innate wisdom of the body, and her approach is to help clients connect to and integrate this wisdom. She strives to listen deeply and openly, creating a safe space where clients will feel relaxed and comfortable to share their stories and know they are being heard.

Therapeutic Counselling
When working through certain issues, individual sessions can be the most effective approach. Perhaps there are practical issues that need problem solving, or the issue may be work life balance or difficulty with mild memory deficits after a concussion. Anne-Marie utilizes Somatic Experiencing when this methodology is appropriate and desired.

Anne-Marie also offers coaching to help you achieve your desired goals. A full coaching program includes a thorough assessment, a personal development plan and ongoing support to make change possible and lasting. The purpose of a specially designed coaching plan is to help you to development new skills and self-understanding, so you can see and experience yourself and your issues from a new perspective. An assessment stage followed by a collaborative plan designed for your unique issues includes self-reflective exercises, new experiences and personal practices to encourage development and competencies that are needed for embodied change.

    Anne-Marie works with issues such as:
  • Career direction
  • Work /life balance
  • Parenting
  • Feeling Overwhelmed
  • Self-Esteem issues
  • Creative or spiritual concerns
  • Adjusting to retirement.
  • Burnout
  • Chronic Illness or Pain
  • Recovery from car accidents
  • PTSD
  • Stress Management
  • Post Concussion Symptoms

Anne-Marie sees clients at her office in Sebringville, near Stratford. Phone or Skype sessions are also possible.

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