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Trinity grew up in Montreal, Quebec and later moved to Calgary where she studied Psychology at the University of Calgary. She completed an undergraduate degree in Neuropsychology in the year 2000 and upon graduation, she pursued a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the University of Alberta. Unfulfilled by a career in Dentistry, Trinity went on to pursue a Master of Counselling degree at the University of Calgary, which she completed in 2012. Intrigued by the human psyche, science, and spirituality, Trinity continued her education with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Metaphysics and Pastoral Counselling at the University of Sedona.
Trinity founded Open Heart Therapy Inc. in 2016, where she treats individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, grief and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Trinity specializes in health and wellness due to her personal struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and her professional education in the medical sciences. Trinity is a certified Energetic Medicine Practitioner and incorporates Reiki, a healing practice grounded in Japanese Medicine, along with Hypnotherapy into her sessions for the management of chronic pain and illness.
Trinity works with adult individuals in search of their life purpose and authentic selves. She provides a holistic and integrated approach grounded in both Eastern and Western philosophy, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Transpersonal (Jungian) Psychology, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Mindfulness, Transcendental Meditation, and Equine Facilitated Mental Health.
In her spare time, you can find Trinity creating jewellery made with semi-precious stones, creating art, spending time in nature with her dogs and horses, meditating, and riding her motorcycle. She is also a vocalist/musician and volunteers her time in various capacities.
Kimberly Anne Thomas
Kimberly Anne Thomas
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Kim grew up on the West Coast in Vancouver, British Columbia, later moving to Calgary, Alberta where she attended the University of Calgary to study Psychology. In 2014, Kim completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and was awarded First Class Honours designation for her academic achievements. In 2017, Kim completed her Master’s of Counselling Psychology at the University of Calgary.
Kim has extensive experience providing mental health services within hospital, community clinic, and private practice settings. She began her journey into counselling supporting survivors of sexual violence and individuals experiencing suicidality and self-harming behaviors as a crisis line volunteer. Since then, Kim has grown a specialized focus working with adult survivors of trauma, and individuals experiencing emotion regulation challenges, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and life transitions. She also has an interest health psychology, including caregiver and compassion fatigue, as well as treatment of vicarious trauma among front-line workers.
Kim works with adult individuals who are seeking to experience the possibility of thriving beyond surviving. She is a specialist in providing treatment and healing for individuals experiencing the impact of crisis, dysregulation, and trauma in their lives. Kim utilizes targeted training to help support her clients with these challenges including, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Sensorimotor Therapy (SP), Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Kim also integrates Equine Facilitated Mental Health (EFMH) services for those curious to explore how horses and nature can invite in a unique capacity for deep and meaningful healing.
When Kim is not providing therapeutic services, she can be found spending time in nature with animals, attending concerts, playing board games, and running. She volunteers within the field of animal welfare and is an active advocate for destigmatizing mental illness and breaking barriers for access to therapeutic supports within her community.