My name's Nicole Perry, and I am a Registered Psychologist with a private practice in the Garneau area of Edmonton. My work is experiential, somatic, and relational.
I have a passion for helping people build shame resilience and become more self-compassionate. One of my biggest hopes for my clients is to leave our sessions feeling heard and accepted, and to know they have value outside their productivity. To this end, I enjoy helping people learn to set boundaries and recover from burnout. I also specialize in helping people heal trauma, and to do so I primarily use a mix of Somatic Experiencing and Somatic & Attachment Focused EMDR (S.A.F.E EMDR). Additionally, I work with many other concerns such as anxiety, chronic pain, and mindfulness. Please feel free to reach out to me if you're interested in working together and don't see your concern listed here to discuss whether it could still be a good fit.
My approach is collaborative and feminist at its heart. I believe in seeing problems within their context and in being a non-judgmental advocate and support. I integrate a variety of other therapy approaches, including mindfulness-based therapy, art therapy, and group therapy. LGBTQ* and polyamorous clients welcome.
Outside the therapy room, I also love: cats, reading, travel, and being an introvert. (I'm an INFJ for those Myers-Briggs fans out there :)).
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I'd love to give you the chance to get to know me better before choosing to work with me. One of the best ways to do that (in addition to making your way through all the resources I've posted right here on the website) is by signing up for my newsletter.
Once you sign up, you can expect to receive newsletters about every two weeks with handy guides I've created, information about the latest workshops or groups I'm offering, and a curated collection of the best articles and resources related to mental health from a feminist counselling perspective. You are also welcome to sign up as a fellow helping professional or just because you have an interest in mental health! I'd love to connect with you.