About me

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Hi, my name is Kelly Tennant. I'm a Rehabilitation Counsellor and owner of Synapse Counselling Services, located in Moose Jaw, SK. 

My training is in psychology, behavioural neuroscience, and rehabilitation. I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a PhD in Neuroscience, and a Master's Certificate in Rehabilitation Counselling.

 

I am a Registered Counselling Therapist (ACTA #2494), a Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor (CRCC #553957), a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP #1359), and a member of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (Member #12033).

What is Rehabilitation Counselling?

Rehabilitation Counselling is the sub-division of the counselling field that helps people living with disability, neurodiversity, or all kinds of chronic health conditions learn to adapt and thrive, so that they are able to live more independently and function more easily in all aspects of life. 

Training and specialization:

I have almost two decades of experience working in the field of rehabilitation, including research, teaching, non-profit management, and now counselling for the past 5 years.

 

My specialization is in working with individuals with neurological or brain-based disabilities (stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia, spinal cord injury, brain/spinal cancer, Parkinson's, MS, CP, ALS), neurodivergence (ADHD, autism), those living with chronic pain, and caregivers. However, I have experience working with individuals managing a variety of different life challenges.

I have training and experience in multicultural counselling and counselling LGBTQ2IA+ individuals and I am neurodiversity-affirming and health-at-every-size (HAES) aligned.

I believe in inclusive, affordable counselling and offer sliding scale fees to those who qualify.