Amanda Poitras – M.Ed, RCC
Amanda is a Registered Clinical Counselor and graduated from the University of Lethbridge with Degrees in Counseling Psychology (M.Ed.) and Addictions Counseling (B.Hlsc.). She works within a trauma-informed trans-personal framework and specializes in addictions recovery, notably process addictions such as eating disorders and sexual addiction. Gary Tzu, Marcia Rich, Steven Thibodeau, Claudia Black, John Bradshaw, Pia Melody, and Patrick Carnes are a few of the influential leaders she is privileged to have been educated by. At Cedars, Amanda is responsible for supporting patients in their recovery through a widening of awareness about the nature of addiction, the process which led them to treatment, and the challenges they face in recovery. She has been humbled by her own challenges with addiction and honoured by the education and professional experience gained over the past decade. Amanda is grateful for the opportunity to assist individuals and families in their recovery from the grip of addiction.