Our youth corner provides a quiet space for artistic expression, smudging, contemplative reflections, mindfulness, guided meditation, grief exploration, and more.
Anne-Drea's work with youth spans from 2008 to the present day, beginning with John Howard Society as the facilitator of youth programs, group homes, Indigenous communities, Child and Youth Advocate Investigator (GNB), EJS Coordinator for youth offenders, Clinical Coordinator for a local residential treatment centre, creating treatment-based intervention plans for complex case youth, and professionally counselling youth for the past 11 years.
Anne-Drea has the following child and youth specialized trainings:
Mindfulness Based Ecotherapy (MBE)
Integrated skills of mindfulness
and ecotherapy into a
coherent therapeutic framework.
(Mindful Ecotherapy.org, Candidate 2021)
77 Art Therapy Techniques for Children who Meltdown, Shut Down and Act Out,
Counselling/Certificate – PESI (training institute), Bangor, Maine, U.S. October 2016
Addiction, Trauma & Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs):
The Neuroscience behind Developmental Attachment Trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences. PESI Training Institute: Certificate Digital Seminar. October 2017.
LGBTQ+, Creating a Welcoming Space.
Certificate. PESI Training Institute. Portland, Maine. December 2016.
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children & Adolescents
Counselling/Certificate – PESI Bangor, Maine, US,. November 2016.
ACT: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Counselling/Certificate. PESI Mental Health Continuing Education, Massachusetts, U.S. April 2016.
SMART (Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment)
Counselling/Certificate. Justice Resource Institute, Massachusetts, U.S., November 2015
ARC: ATTACHMENT REGULATION & COMPETENCY
(counseling model), Certificate. Justice Resource Institute, Massachusetts, U.S. November 2015
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
(ASIST) Capital Region Mental Health & Addictions Association. Formerly CMHA Fredericton Chapter. Certificate April 2009.