Erin Powley

Erin Powley


Individual and Family Therapist

Erin has been working as a clinical social worker for over 10 years. She has experience in various settings including hospital emergency departments, and inpatient mental health units, sexual assault and violence services, correctional facilities, and in child welfare. Erin has also worked with parents and children who have experienced parent child contact problems. Her career has been multifaceted and has included working with individuals and couples, facilitating groups, and providing support and psychoeducation to families. Erin expertly selects therapeutic approaches and treatments to empower her clients by fostering self-awareness and teaching skills that can change problematic thinking patterns and behavioural responses.  Erin draws from a variety of treatment modalities including DBT, CBT, brief solution-focused therapy, trauma focused, family systems, and culturally sensitive therapy.  She works within an Anti-Racism, Anti-Oppression framework.

Erin’s down to earth approach and warm personality enable her to connect quickly with clients of all ages. She provides the right combination of support and challenge so that clients can move towards a more skillful and productive life with improved sense of self, compassion, healing and resilience.


Erin’s experience covers a wide range of symptoms and diagnosis including:

– Anxiety and related disorders including social anxiety & OCD
– Depression
– Suicidality
– Self-harm
– Parental alienation
– Trauma including historical and/or current emotional, physical, sexual abuse
– Addiction 
– Personality disorders
– Emotional dysregulation
– Grief and loss
– Sexuality, sexual orientation