Lindsay Horne is a Registered Social Worker in Ontario. Lindsay is a member of The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. She obtained her Bachelor of Social Work Degree from the University of Waterloo University in Waterloo and obtained her Masters of Social Work Degree from the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario. Lindsay has a certificate in Concurrent Disorders from University of Toronto and a certificate in Addictions from Wilfred Laurier.
Lindsay started her career by providing support to individuals experiencing homelessness and went on to provide counselling for individuals with mental health and addictions. She has experience working with a variety of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, psychosis and addictions.
Lindsay is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), CBT for Psychosis (CBT-P), Emotion Focussed Therapy (EFT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Havening Technique (HT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focussed Therapy (SFT) and Trauma-Informed approaches. Lindsay’s approach is authentic, person centered, strength based, and recovery focussed that meets a person or couple where ever they are at. She views mental health or addiction symptoms as protective mechanisms that have developed as an adaptation to stressors or life events. Lindsay uses a nonjudgmental approach that looks at the role behaviours play in the lives of individuals and couples to see if they are helpful or if they are causing issues.
Lindsay is sex positive, non-monogamy/polyamory friendly and pagan friendly. She enjoys working with individuals and couples with concerns related to: anxiety, addictions, boundary setting, change, communication skills, difficulty with emotions, loss, people pleasing, psychosis, relationship concerns, self-compassion, self-esteem/self-worth issues, stress, and wellness.
Outside of work, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her friends and partner, being outside in nature, fitness, reading, and learning.
Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by a Registered Social Worker.