Georgina has a doctoral degree in educational and counselling psychology from the University of British Columbia. She currently works for the Delta School District and is a member of adjunct faculty at the University of British Columbia. She has over 20 years of clinical experience supporting both adults and children to cope with life stressors including anxiety and depression. She has extensive experience working with professionals and parents who support children and adolescents with learning or behavioral challenges. Georgina is passionate about supporting caregivers, those who provide support to others and are at risk for compassion fatigue.
Georgina has training and experience in cognitive behavioural therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Mindful Self Compassion (MSC).
“I have experienced through my own personal practice how mindfulness enhances my ability to develop insight into my own patterns of thoughts, emotions and actions, as well as the recognition of the associated bodily sensations I was not aware of previously. MSC added the awareness of the huge role my self-critic played, contributing to anxiety, and how nourishing it is to allow myself to receive kindness and compassion which I previously thought was only appropriate to provide to others. I am