Stacey Harris is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and the Ontario Association of Social Workers. She earned her Bachelors of Social Work degree from the University of Windsor along with her Masters of Social Work specializing in addiction studies. She has furthered her addiction education taking classes at McMaster University. Additionally, Stacey travelled to the Himalayas in India to obtain her certificate to teach holistic Akhanda Yoga. She has a passion to teach meditation and mindfulness and continues to attend workshops and courses to expand her knowledge and skills to strengthen her practice and teach others.
Stacey resided at an Ashram in Rishikesh, India in 2014. She learnt to teach different asanas, mantras, breathing exercises, relaxation, visualization techniques and meditation to help calm the mind, release anxiety and negative emotions. Furthermore, she studied the chakras in the psycho-spiritual centres in the body, focusing on the seven major chakras to unlock powerful energy and help balance the energy in one’s body. She empowers individuals to let go of feelings that no longer serve them and create space for more contentment and positive opportunities.
Incorporating an authentic therapeutic style and strengths based practice is a core part of Stacey’s work with individuals and families. Stacey has worked in child welfare environment for almost 8 years working with clients struggling with addictions, mental health, loss, poverty, trauma and domestic violence. Stacey is passionate about working with individuals and families in a healing environment and fostering open communication to promote change and growth. Stacey empowers clients to reflect on what they want to create in their life and to trust their intuition. Stacey believes each individual has the power to make changes that create positive and healthy relationships with themselves and others. Stacey fosters inclusiveness to obtain a deeper level of communication to help clients resolve any tension and conflict. Stacey empowers clients to honour themselves to help them reach their goals and thrive.
Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by a Registered Social Worker.