Debbie is passionate about equipping individuals and groups with the tools and resources needed to educate and motivate themselves to be innovative and creative. Her work is guided from an anti-oppressive, healing focused, trauma informed and anti-Black racism lens.
Debbie holds a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology. She is a registered psychotherapist, speaker and a mental health advocate and recognized as Canada’s Top 100 Black Women to Watch 2022 by CIBWE. Currently, Debbie is the manager of the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Centre at Georgian College.
As a therapist for 13 years, Debbie works to erase the stigma associated with mental health and give people the tools they need to share their story and recognize that they are not alone on this journey. She brings her diverse and unique perspective to every audience.