Maureen O'Connor, MA, RCC, CYCW
Maureen is the Founder of the Novo Counselling Collective. She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor specializing in Perinatal Mental Health and family wellness. Her primary focus is supporting individuals and couples who may be experiencing difficulties related to pregnancy/postpartum adjustment, fertility stress, family-building, and family transitions. Much of Maureen's work involves supporting clients who may be experiencing stress, depression, anxiety, and loss in their journey toward parenthood. She is an experienced grief and loss counsellor who also provides Perinatal Bereavement support to parents who have endured miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, and child loss.
Chelsea Conron, MA, CCC
Chelsea Conron is a Canadian Certified Counsellor who brings authenticity, compassion, and creativity to her work with clients. She has experience working with a wide range of individuals and families with presenting concerns such as: addiction, anxiety, depression, anger management, post-traumatic stress, dissociation, and relational concerns. Chelsea specializes in working with men, women and children who have experienced single-incident or developmental trauma & abuse. She works from a systemic, attachment-focused perspective and integrates a variety of approaches based on the unique needs of each client. These approaches include: emotion-focused therapy, expressive art and play therapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy, mindfulness, internal family systems, observed & experiential integration (OEI), and the Gottman method.
Chris Rensch, MA, RCC
Chris is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who works with children and adults, helping them overcome situations in their lives in which they find themselves stuck. He uses a highly client-centred approach and believes that we all have the inner ability to help ourselves; we just sometimes need outside help to find the inner resources. Chris also use trauma therapies (OEI and Lifespan Integration) for more intensive client work, traumatic memories, and personal challenges. With children, he takes a highly child-led approach, primarily using play therapy and incorporating some art elements. With adults, he offers a variety of talk therapy approaches and has a few ‘tools on his belt' for when talking is not enough.
novo: to begin anew; renew; revive