Charlene Richard B.S.W., M.S.W, RSW.
I am a professional Psychotherapist and Clinical Social Worker registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services works as well as the Ontario Association of Social Workers.
I completed my Master of Social Work Degree at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario specializing in clinical work with individuals, families and groups. My Bachelor of Social Work Degree was completed through the University of Manitoba. Throughout these degree programs I received over 1500 hours of clinically supervised experience.
Continued education, training and certification in various modalities were obtained including;
Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator and Therapist – Traumatology Institute Toronto
CBT for Trauma Recovery – Traumatology Institute Toronto
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator – Qualified Interpreter – Psychometrics Canada
Grief Recovery Specialist – The Grief Recovery Institute
Gottman Method for Couples Therapy Level 1 – The Gottman Institute
Life Coach – Institute for Life Coach Training
I am currently providing counseling services in Addictions and Mental Health at a Community Health Center in Ottawa, Ontario. I provide individual counselling and coaching via Skype.
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The Art of Saying NO with Grace and Respect
by Charlene Richard
Do you have a bit of an internal freak out when you are invited somewhere that you really don’t want to go, but you don’t know how to say “no’?
I bet your heart rate goes up and you start to breath quickly because you are dreading that awkward conversation where you try to say “no” without hurting the other person’s feelings.
Learn how to manage your internal freak out and how to say no.
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