Steven is a practitioner with experience treating mental disorders in the community such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression. He practices from a CBT perspective with a strong behavioural focus and incorporates aspects of physical, mental, spiritual, and social function in treatment. Steven applies an eclectic mix of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing into treatment where this is helpful in understanding and solving life’s challenges.

Steven works with general practitioners to ensure a comprehensive approach to mental health and has experience managing the mental health components of chronic health conditions, injuries, and diseases and complexity of aging. His collaborative approach with health practitioners allows for the recognition of contributions of physical health to mental health presentations. Steven maintains a strong focus on increasing functional well-being and helping individuals thrive, no matter their situation.

S Downie