Antonia Villalba

MA Counselling Psychology (completing)

I am a clinical counselling intern at Elpizo Counselling Services. Currently completing my MA in Counselling Psychology, I hold a BA in Business Ethics and Environmental Studies, a Human Services Counselling diploma in Mental Health & Addictions and I am a certified Life Skills Coach and Group Facilitator. I have been working in the Human Services field for the past 15 years with adults and youth in various capacities from counselling and case management to project management and program delivery. I am dedicated in assisting individuals heal from variety of mental health challenges, trauma and addictions.

I employ a humanistic, anti-oppressive, culturally sensitive, collaborative, and client-centered approach to therapy and I view each individual as unique, capable, and internally resourceful. Providing a nonjudgmental and safe environmental is essential to building a therapeutic alliance and I always strive to ensure my clients feel heard and free to express their thoughts and feelings. My goal is to help clients regain strength and hope so that they can live their lives to their full potential. I look forward to meeting you and supporting your healing journey!