Lindsey began her career as a High School Special Education Teacher with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Indiana University. After 10 years of international teaching experience she received her Masters in Social Work (MSW) with a focus in evidence-based mental health practice with children, adolescents and families from the University of Illinois (Chicago). Lindsey has been working as a counselor since 2011 and most recently at The Hospital for Sick Children providing therapy and resources for families and children in crisis. In addition to her practice, Lindsey is a dating writing and communication coach with a Chicago-based dating company, Smart Dating Academy. Lindsey is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Work and is a Registered Social Worker in the province of Ontario (OCSWSSW) and a provider of Psychotherapy.
In her practice, Lindsey assists individuals and couples, children & families as well as adolescents by providing a safe space to discuss and work through whatever issues they may be facing. She counsels and provides resources to help people build self-confidence, communication skills, coping skills, motivation and parenting skills. She has worked to provide support with depression, anxiety, ADHD, questions around sexuality, shame, grief, bereavement and loss, infertility, life transitions, trauma and crisis. Lindsey helps individuals learn the tools they need to cope, communicate and thrive. In addition, Lindsey has some unique experience in coaching individuals with dating. She has worked as an advisor and writer for Smart Dating Academy (Chicago) counseling adults on topics of dating, online communication and relationships. She supports individuals in building skills such as making first impressions, expressing interests and expectation as well as having intimate conversations.
Read more about Lindsey on her website.