Welcome Tracy Bertrand, BSW, RSW to Olea Health

We are excited and proud to welcome Tracy Bertrand, BSW, RSW to Olea Health. Tracy will provide Private Social Work Practice at our office.  Tracy graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours Degree in Social Work in 2010, and is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers, as well as the American National Association of Social Workers.  Tracy has worked successfully with people in Community Mental Health Programs and in Primary Care and she has spent 9 years learning and applying psychotherapeutic methods.  Tracy offers individual assessment and counselling services in confidence to persons ages 16 and up. Please see our Team Section and Services – Counselling Services Section to learn more about the support Tracy can potentially provide you, or someone you know. Social Work services are covered by many Health Benefits Providers.

 

Tracy Bertrand, BSW, RSW

Tracy and her family moved to the South Georgian Bay area in 2010.  She brings with her a combined 9 years of experience in providing clinical mental health assessment and treatment within community programs to people ages 16 and up. Tracy graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours Degree in Social Work in 2010, and is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers, as well as the American National Association of Social Workers. Tracy’s experience, compassion, and dedication to the practice of social work has helped many people in our area reach their goals of improved mental wellness, overcoming interpersonal issues, and finding new direction in life.

Tracy comes to us with a holistic perspective. As her client, she is looking forward to providing you with psychotherapeutic support by using Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Solution-Focused methods.  Together you can use these (and other) approaches to obtain more enjoyment in life, thrive in relationships, and increase your self-awareness.  Tracy believes that we are the experts in our own lives and sometimes we need encouragement and an impartial empathetic ear to help us get back in touch with that inner expert.  Anxiety, depression, and stress, either chronic or situational, can have an impact on our well-being and her aim is to help you find the tools that work best to identify the issues and to improve your coping and problem-solving skills.

Tracy continues to be amazed at the resiliency of the human spirit and has appreciated being a part of the healing journey for many people; her hope is to help you in your journey as well.

Counselling Services:

With the mindset of holistic healing, Tracy is looking forward to providing you with psychotherapeutic support by using Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Solution-Focused methods.  Together you can use these (and other) approaches to obtain more enjoyment in life, thrive in relationships, and increase your self-awareness.

 

Issues/ Concerns we can address:

Abuse
Anger
Caregiver Burnout
Coping Skills
Crisis Support
Domestic Violence
Grief/Loss
Relationship Problems
Self-Esteem
Self-Harming Behaviours
Stress
Trauma – Support And Referral
Various Workplace Stressors

Mental Health Concerns:

Anxiety
Depression
Mood Disorders (Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder)
Addiction – Post-Treatment or Collaborative counselling

Counselling Services Availability:

Monday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Every Second Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Alternate times may be accommodated, please enquire

 

www.ocswssw.org

www.findasocialworker.ca

www.ementalhealth.ca

Please call to book your initial appointment and we will begin your wellness plan. Social Work services are covered by many Health Benefits Providers, please enquire with your Plan Member Services.

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