Arlene Kerr-Martin is a registered Social Worker / Psychotherapist with a Master of Social Work degree from The University of Western Ontario. She is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA) and EMDR Canada. Additionally, Arlene is trained as a Yoga Therapist and Mindfulness teacher. She has experience and training in working with first responders and with other adults experiencing trauma, anxiety, burnout, depression, grief, and adjustment challenges.
Arlene believes in the bodies inherent capacity to change and heal. She is a skills-based therapist who draws upon compassion and functional skill building through treatment models such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotion Efficacy Therapy (EET), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBSR) and somatic. As a Yoga and Mindfulness teacher, Arlene has a special interest in the interaction between cognitive, behavioural, and somatic approaches to healing.