Cindy Knapton

EMDR Certified Therapist

Lotus Rising Trauma Therapy

Cindy (she/her) has developed a practice in a foundation of a Neurobiological Understanding of Trauma, Mindfulness and Yoga-Based Trauma Therapeutic Approach for safety-building and grounding, as well as using tools such as EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and IFS for trauma reprocessing.

She has almost 20 years counselling specifically women who have experienced either sexual trauma, intimate partner violence, or both. In addition to her degrees, she has taken numerous courses and workshops and additional counselling certifications specific to working with trauma impacted individuals.

She has completed her level 1 Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute), as well as EMDR Certification (Niagara Stress and Trauma Clinic), Level 1 and 2 Internal Family Systems training (IFS Institute), and she is a certified Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapist (Sundara) and three levels of Trauma Training with Dr. Janina Fisher, Boston Trauma Institute.

Cindy works with many social workers and therapists to help with vicarious trauma from their own practice and offers EMDR through RemotEMDR platform and sessions through the encrypted Jane platform. She knows that the relationship is the most important part of the therapeutic container, and strives to meet each person where they are and to build safety and connection prior to processing deeper trauma work.

PO Box 48109, Mill Cove PO , Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada, B4A 3Z2

Phone: (902) 4784294

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Areas of Expertise:

Attachment Focussed
Grief & Bereavement
Panic Attacks
Physical Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Social Anxiety