Carla holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Kinesiology from the University of Calgary, is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, and is currently completing a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.
Carla’s motivation for pursuing counseling came from her interest in a Biopsychosocial approach and wanting to treat the whole person versus seperate parts, both clinically and therapeutically. She is keen to combine her knowledge of holistic health and movement and implement them within the mind body approach; including implementing elements of the polyvagal theory and Spiritually Augmented CBT. Carla is also motivated to fulfill her counselling requirements to become a Registered Dance Therapist, as she has experienced and witnessed the transformation and expression within the framework of movement. She remains light-hearted yet grounded while recognizing the role of empathy in the therapeutic relationship.