MEd Counselling Psychology, RP, RD,RMFT
Cynthia Galloway of Hope Counselling Centre is a member in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.
She obtained her MEd in Counselling Psychology from the University of Western Ontario.
Cynthia has almost 30 years experience helping clients cope with disordered eating, anxiety, depression, acute and post-traumatic stress, and gender identity concerns. She is trained in levels 1 & 2 of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), as well as body-oriented Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.
Cynthia is a member of the World Professional Association of Transgender Health, working with trans* people at all points of the gender continuum. She helps people with exploration of gender identity and expression, coming out issues, dealing with transphobia, and referrals for medical care.
Cynthia was a registered dietitian for 25 years specializing in eating disorders. She continues to work with those with compulsive eating issues, helping them to examine the effects of social expectations to enable them to assign less importance to appearance and conforming to a cultural standard and more on being themselves. She also helps clients gain insight into what purpose their food and weight-related or other problem behaviours are fulfilling and what healthier means are available to meet those needs.