Jonathan Carter

EMDR Basic Training

Jonathan Carter M.S.W., R.S.W (#13792)
Tel: 604-314-7583
Email: jcartercounselling@gmail.com
Last updated: May 30, 2024

Education
Sept 2012 – Apr 2014 Master of Social Work
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work University of Toronto – Toronto, ON Specialization: Children and their Families

Sept 2003 – Dec 2008 Bachelor of Arts
University of British Columbia – Vancouver, BC
Major: History

Employment
Oct 2020 – Present Social Worker 2
BC Children’s Hospital
Child Protection Service Unit

– Facilitate medical assessments on suspected child abuse and maltreatment
– Work on an inter-disciplinary team of social workers, pediatricians, psychologists, nurses, booking clerk and admin staff
– Provide trauma informed crisis counselling to parents
– Facilitate monthly meetings on Cultural Safety
– Collaborate on informing PHSA policy
– Receives clinical supervision from Professional Practice Lead
– Create and conduct presentations to community partners including UBC medical residents and Ronald McDonald House

Sept 2020 – Present Therapist
Psyvitaliti Inc

– Provide therapy to adults enrolled in B.C. post-secondary institutions
– Provide trauma-informed therapy including CBT and ACT
– Conduct suicide risk assessments and Intimate Partner Violence screens
– Connect students with additional resources in their community

Aug 2020 – Present Therapist
Jcartercounselling

– Provide trauma-informed therapy to adults addressing concerns related to Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Relationship Issues
– Utilize modalities including EMDR, ACT, CBT and Internal Family Systems Therapy
– Manage scheduling, invoices and billing
– Receives clinical supervision from Irene DeLeenheer RCSW, EMDR consultant

Jul 2018 – Jun 2022 Family Counsellor
Project Parent Program
Family Services of Greater Vancouver – New Westminster, BC

– Provide counselling to children, youth, parents and couples utilizing modalities and theories including CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Attachment Theory, and Developmental Psychology
– Foster relationships and collaborate on goals with individuals and families referred by the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
– Received clinical supervision from FSGV clinical supervisor Shabniz Kurji

Nov 2018 – Apr 2019 Intake Child Protection Worker
Intake Team
Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society – Vancouver, BC

– Practice under the mandate of the Child, Family and Community Service Act
– Ensure that Indigenous clients are connected with resources that best meet their expressed needs.
– Collaborate with professionals from various settings to support families

Jan 2015 – Jun 2017 Intake Child Protection Worker
Child and Youth Advocacy Centre; North West Forensics’; Generalized Intake Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

– Conduct joint investigations into physical and sexual child abuse reports with the Toronto Police Service using forensic interviewing techniques
– Provide crisis-counselling to individuals
– Complete accurate and timely documentation of case information including family case histories, affidavits; Income Assistance applications; strength and needs assessments; risk assessments; case notes

Aug 2014 – Jan 2015 Guardianship Worker
York Region Children’s Aid Society – Richmond Hill, ON
– Provide guardianship to children and youth in the care of the Society
– Conduct assessments of physical, mental, emotional and social needs of children in the Society’s care and ensure that culturally appropriate and specific plans of care are created
– Provide counselling, intervene in crisis situations and initiate and coordinate support resources for children in the Society’s care.

Research
Sept 2013 – Aug 2014 Research Assistant (RA)
Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
University of Toronto – Toronto, ON

– RA for Dr. Michael Saini on the project “understanding positive parenting in the context of separation and divorce”
– Complete literature reviews
– Responsible for survey collection, interviews and data analysis of quantitative and qualitative data

Presentations
1. Jain, N & Carter, J (Feb 2024). Child Abuse: The Role of Medical Doctors in the Protection of Children: Duty to Report. Presentation to UBC 4th year medical students, MEDD448, Transition into Postgraduate and Medical Practice (TIPP). BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
2. Jain, N & Carter, J (May 2023). Child Abuse: The Role of Medical Doctors in the Protection of Children: Duty to Report. Presentation to UBC 4th year medical students, MEDD448, Transition into Postgraduate and Medical Practice (TIPP). BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
3. Jain, N & Carter, J (March 2022). Child Abuse: The Role of Medical Doctors in the Protection of Children: Duty to Report. Presentation to UBC 4th year medical students, MEDD448, Transition into Postgraduate and Medical Practice (TIPP). BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
4. Carter, J & Cole, A (November 2021). Duty to Report. Ronald McDonald House, Vancouver, BC.
5. Carter, J & Milrad, M (September 2021). Duty to Report. Ronald McDonald House, Vancouver, BC.
6. Carter, J., Saini, M. & Mishna, F (2014). Virtual parenting time: The perspectives of legal and mental health professionals. (Poster). 51st Annual Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Conference, Toronto, Ontario (May 28-31, 2014).
7. Wilson, G., Rogers, R., Carter, J. (2014). Taking Stigma Out of School! Intersection of Policy and Practice for Children and Families End of Term Showcase. Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vSCentIbIM)

Graduate School Practicum Experience
Sept 2013 – Apr 2014 Student Social Worker
Family Service Toronto East II Team
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

– Develop therapeutic relationships and collaborate with clients on identified goals
– Advocate for clients; inform them of their rights, provide them with information on appropriate services, assist them to submit applications for funding

Jan 2013 – Apr 2013 Student Social Worker
Mental Health Clinic
Woodgreen Community Services – Toronto, ON

– Practice Brief Solution-Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy at the Woodgreen walk-in clinic
– Develop and co-facilitate a group for people new to Canada

Professional Development Qualifications and Certifications
Mar 2024 Internal Family Systems Therapy Level 1 – Internal Family Systems Institute
Sept 2023 EMDR Skills for treating Complex-PTSD – Counseling and Brain Wellness (EMDRIA Approved)
April 2023 EMDR Basic Training – Niagara Stress and Trauma Clinic (EMDRIA Approved)
Oct 2022 Understanding and Applying the DSM-5 in Healthcare Practice – Bow Valley College
May 2022 ACT for Trauma – Dr Russ Harris Institute for Better Health
April 2021 ACT for Depression and Anxiety – Dr Russ Harris Institute for Better Health
April 2021 CBT for Anxiety – Beck Institute
April 2021 Differential Diagnosis Using the DSM-5 – Jack Hirose & Associates
Dec 2020 CBT for Depression – Beck Institute
June 2020 Crisis Centre Vancouver: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills certification
April 2020 Alberta Family Wellness Initiative: Brain Story certification
Mar 2019 Essentials of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Beck Institute
Jan 2019 B.C. Play Therapy Association: Introduction to Play Therapy
Jan 2019 Family Services of Greater Vancouver (“FSGV”): Play Therapy Workshop
Oct 2019 Inter-partner Violence training – FSGV
Aug 2018 Dialectical Behavioral Training- FSGV
Feb 2017 Forensic Interviewing – Toronto Police College
Jan 2017 Trauma Informed Practice – Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

Phone: (604) 3234720
Email: jcartercounselling@gmail.com

Population Served:

Adult

Languages:

How EMDR is Offered:

Online

Areas of Expertise:

Anxiety
Attachment Focussed
C-PTSD
Depression
Dissociation
EMDR Intensives
OCD
PTSD
Panic Attacks
Physical Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Social Anxiety