204.856.0621 barbara@willowsbend.ca
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Barbara Woods, Ph.D., CCC

Barbara Woods is the founder of Willow’s Bend and has been providing counselling in Portage la Prairie area for almost 10 years.  She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Western Michigan University in 1998.  She has specialized in individual, couples counselling, family therapy, and play therapy for treating trauma, anxiety, depression, and responding to the needs of Indigenous people, particularly children and Residential School Survivors.  She has provided training internationally regarding “Trauma and First Nations Children and Adolescents” and she is a Certified Trainer for the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children.








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Jen Lomonico, MS-MHC, CCC

Jennifer Lomonico has been providing services at Willow’s Bend since 2014.  She has specialized in client centered interventions and trauma & loss.  She provides a very affirming environment for her clients to explore life’s difficulties and begin their healing journey.