Meet Your Practitioners: Louise Parkinson MA

Join us for our new blog series: Meet Your Practitioners and learn more about our staff of holistic health experts here to help you reach your optimum wellness goals at the Toronto Wellness Centre!

Louise Parkinson MA is the Toronto Wellness Centre’s resident Counsellor.

Q. How long have you been a psychotherapist, and what made you choose this career?
A. I’ve been working with women in crisis my whole adult life, having started a refuge at the age of 23! I chose this career to have a life that felt meaningful to me.

Q. What do you enjoy most about your job?
A. Being able to see a positive change in people in a short amount of time. It’s incredibly rewarding!

Q. Why is your field important?
A. We live in a stressful world and life can be hard. Having tools to help navigate that can be the difference between surviving and thriving.

Q. What is something surprising about yourself:
A. I have three passports! I ride a motorcycle!

Q. What do you like to do outside of your work at the Toronto Wellness Centre?
A.

  • Read
  • Spend time with my kids
  • Canoe & Kayak
  • Mediate and Yoga
  • Hike
  • Travel

Q. What is something that you wish everyone knew about their health/wellness?
A. Happiness is attainable! For everyone! It’s all about how you think!

To schedule a counselling appointment or 15-minute consultation with Louise Parkinson, click here or call 416-920-2722!