Vanessa Wilkins, B.A., B.Ed., OCT, RP is a Registered Psychotherapist at HeadWay Clinic. She graduated from Laurentian University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology followed by a Bachelor of Education degree from Nipissing University. She is registered with the Ontario College of Teachers and College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.
At HeadWay Clinic, Vanessa provides individual, family and couples counselling as well as social and cognitive rehabilitation, exposure therapy and tutoring services. Vanessa is specialized in treating clients with depression, anxiety, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and other mental illnesses. She also has special interests in working with children and adolescents given her background in Education. Vanessa also facilitates psychotherapeutic groups and workshops such as a mindfulness-based stress reduction group, an assertiveness workshop and a couple’s workshop.
When she is not in the clinic, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family and in the outdoors. She is passionate about learning to live self-sustainably as she loves gardening, canning, chicken keeping, hunting and fishing. Vanessa provides client-centered care in a warm, safe and confidential environment. She is available to take on new clients.