Hiedi is a home grown northerner from Hay River, NT. She lived and worked in northern communities such as Inuvik, Ft. Smith, Hay River, Yellowknife, and Grande Prairie, AB. Hiedi has a Masters of Counselling Psychology Degree from University of Calgary and BA Psychology from University of Alberta. Hiedi is a Registered Psychologist in the NWT and is registered with the Canada Psychological Association.
Hiedi has 15+yrs experience working in various counselling and teaching capacities in justice, education, and community mental health in the NWT. As a client-centred and strengths-based Psychologist, Hiedi works with youth, adults, and couples to meet their therapy goals and needs.
Hiedi specializes in working with persons affected by trauma and seeks to empower client strengths and resilience, while identifying the adaptive tendencies (defenses) that have helped clients to survive in their lives thus far - but may no longer be working for them today. Working collaboratively at a pace that fosters safety and transparency in the therapeutic relationship, Hiedi encourages growth, healing, and transformation.