Mayu is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (#22826) and Registered Psychiatric Nurse (#7708895) practicing in Victoria B.C. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Victoria, and Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. With over 15 years of working closely with individuals with mental health challenges, she brings in vast experience, knowledge, and evidence-based practices to your counselling sessions. She is a trauma-, neuro-, and polyvagal-informed therapist who believes in creating safety and connection as the most important foundation in therapy. She views mental health challenges as opportunities to explore one’s adoptive patterns and thrive with appropriate skills. She offers a variety of evidence based modalities to fit your therapy needs. She has formal trainings in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindful Based-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MB-CBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR).