KovenCounselling - Solution Focused Grief Counselling




 KovenCounselling
                                           Charlotte Koven M.A., RP
                                   416-322-8294   ckoven@rogers.com
                           
SKILLS AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Psychotherapy and Group Work

Individual counselling (short and long term)
Group work (Support, Growth and Experiential, Self-Help,  
                    Counselling and Therapy)
Public speaking and program development

Associations and Membership

Registered Psychotherapist - College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, # 003240 (CRPO)
Member - Ontario Association of Counsellors, Consultants, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP)
Member - Bereaved Families of Ontario (BFO)
Member - Canadian Virtual Hospice

WORK HISTORY

KovenCounselling – Registered Psychotherapist           2013-present
Registered Psychotherapist in private practice
Culturally sensitive general counselling with a specialty in bereavement, trauma and  loss (individuals, families and groups)
Modalities include:meditation, visualization, progressive muscle relaxation,CBT, Solution Focused Brief therapy & talk therapy

Temple Sinai Congregational School - Principal               1985-2012
Supervised and managed 3 departments, 250 students and 50 staff and volunteers
Grades JK – 10 & Family Education
Developed community service opportunities and multi-cultural experiences for teens and families.

VOLUNTEER HISTORY

Circle of Care- Hospice Visitor                                          2016-present

Bereaved Families of Ontario - Counsellor                       2012- present
Group and Individual counselling

Sistering- Community Facilitator                                                     2014
Designed and facilitated "Developing Self-Esteem", 10 week group for
women experiencing homelessness, abuse,
and mental and physical illness

Princess Margaret Hospital, Psychosocial Oncology Department – Counsellor                                                                                 2009-2013
Healing Beyond The Body program.
Individual counselling and after-shift group facilitation for volunteers

EDUCATION

Master's of Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University                2014
Fredericton, N.B.

B.A., Psychology and Fine Arts, York University                              1975
Toronto, ON

Diploma, Child Care, George Brown College                                    1976
Toronto, ON

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND TRAINING

Training, Hospice Palliative Care Ontario                                           2016

Certificate, Refugee Mental Health , CAMH                                      2016

Expressive Arts workshops                                                            on going

Certificate, Spiritual and Pastoral Visitor Training                              2016

Certificate, ASSIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training     2015

Advanced certificate, Grief and Trauma Counselling, Faculty of Social
Work, University of Toronto, Continuing Education, and
Canadian Centre for Bereavement Education and Grief Counselling                                                                                           2014

Certificate, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, The Adler Institute for Professional Studies                                                                             2012

Certificate, Bereavement Education, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Continuing Education, and Canadian Centre for Bereavement Education and Grief Counselling                                                         2012

Certificate, Level 1 Training, Brain Gym, (educational kinesiology) 2002

Certificate, Family Education, Whizin Institute, University of Judaism, California                                                                                             2000

INTERESTS/ACTIVITIES

Art
Theatre
Dance
Social Justice (Healthy Families, Funding for Mental Health Care, Diversity)

References Available Upon Request













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