RPsych (Registered Psychologist)
- Highest Academic Graduate Degree: MA
- Gender: Female
- NSBEP Reg. # R0585
Terra is a Registered Psychologist with over 17 years of experience working for the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and in private practice. She holds both an MA (School Psychology; 2003) and MEd (Special Education; 2008).
Being child-focused, Terra utilizes her assessment, counselling and consultation skills (i.e., advocacy; behaviour, etc.) to uncover and support her clients’ needs. Her diagnostic assessment of learning disabilities, intellectual delays, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and autism pre-screening are comprehensive and detailed. Terra feels passionate about working collaboratively with children and families. She takes pride in helping clients understand their own strengths and challenges in order to develop evidence-based, practical strategies for both home and school.
Terra’s therapeutic approach is client-focused and integrative but grounded in cognitive-behavioral theory and mindfulness. She works beside clients struggling with anxiety, social skills, emotional regulation and other difficulties.