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As a therapist and someone traveling on the road of parenthood, I am passionate about supporting others on their journey through the many ups and downs of parenting. My journey to parenthood is so much more difficult than I had expected. As a result of my losses and experiences, I am passionate about working alongside other parents at different stages of their parenting journey to create new paths and possibilities.

In my work, I aim to support parents and families to tune into their values, needs, and goals and work collectively to challenge any obstacles that may arise by utilizing a client-centered approach that is strengths-based, trauma-informed, and most importantly, collaborative –  as I wholeheartedly believe that we are all the experts of our own lived experiences. Within my practice, I am passionate about creating a safe and comfortable space for parents to be seen and heard to move forward in their healing journey.

"Danielle is warm, empathetic, and non-judgmental in her therapeutic approach. She is passionate about supporting parents in addressing their challenges and reaching their goals through a collaborative and flexible approach."
Therapeutic Interest
  • Personal Healing & Growth
  • Pregnancy Planning
  • Prenatal Anxiety & Depression
  • Birth trauma
  • Postpartum Anxiety & Depression
  • Bereavement Therapy (pre/postnatal)
  • Perinatal loss
  • Life Stressors
  • Co-Parenting
  • Single Parenting
  • Bachelor of Science – Nutrition and Family Science – University of Prince Edward Island
  • Bachelor of Social Work – Dalhousie University
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) – Dalhousie University
Additional Training
  • Postpartum Support International: Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychotherapy Training
  • Postpartum Support International - Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care (Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Certificate Training)
  • CBT Level 1 and CBT Level 2
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Training
  • ASIST Training
  • Group Facilitation Training
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (in progress)
Therapeutic Style
  • Client-Centered
  • Anti-Oppressive
  • Trauma-Informed
  • Strength-Based
Danielle Bonnar

Danielle Bonnar

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Therapist - MSW, RSWC