Linnea GiesbrechtM.A. Counselling
Linnea grew up in the Pembina Valley and continues to live in the area together with her husband. Having had a lifelong interest in understanding and supporting people, Linnea pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Canadian Mennonite University, followed by a Master of Arts in Counselling at Providence Theological Seminary. She also has experience working with students in the education system, both as an educational assistant and as a counsellor in her practicum.
Linnea believes in working together with her clients, supporting them in their goals. Linnea has an integrated approach to counselling and believes each individual is unique, in their challenges and in their journey toward healing. This guides her approach to counselling, providing support, tools, and strategies that are specific to each person.
Treating every individual with dignity and respect, Linnea believes in the inherent value and worth of each person and holding their stories with care. She is passionate about the importance of building relationships as she strives to impart hope and provide a safe and empathetic space. Linnea is passionate about developing health and wellbeing through counselling. While she is new to counselling, Linnea has experience working with anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem, attachment, life changes, and grief. She believes in the importance of listening and learning from her clients, valuing their experiences, and working towards their goals.