Mary-Ann Roy B.F.A., M.A.
Mary-Ann has counselled since 1990 through her counselling practice, the Truth for Life Counselling Centre.
Mary-Ann is an experienced and highly qualified psychotherapist in practice for over thirty years. Although past clients provide a steady stream of referrals, she also receives clientele from various sources.
Mary-Ann is a referral therapist for the Manitoba Department of Justice, Compensation for Victims of Crime as well as other EAP organizations, such as ComPsych, National Eating Disorder Information Centre NEDIC, and Manitoba Public Insurance to name a few. She is also qualified as a CISM Trauma Counsellor having been a service provider with FGI.
She has worked extensively with Health Canada, First Nations, and Inuit Health Branch as a Mental Health Therapist. This involved over thirteen years servicing four Northern Communities as well as Fee for Service clients.
She is a past National Director (MACCC) as well as past President of the Manitoba Branch of the Professional Association of Canadian Christian Counsellors (PACCC).
She was an approved Supervisor for PACCC as well as for Providence Theological Seminary, Counselling Faculty. She continues to supervise graduate students with two universities, Capella University and Yorkville University.
She is an approved Referral Therapist for an international Christian organization as well as numerous churches and clinics. She was the consultant and Family Services Director for Albright Church and Cornerstone Church in Winnipeg.
Mary-Ann is a graduate of Providence Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Biblical Counselling. Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba.
Mary-Ann follows a “whole-istic” approach to counselling. This involves caring for each person in a way that addresses their emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical concerns. If medication or other needs are necessary in order to adequately deal with problems, there is no hesitation to solicit the expertise of other professionals. She counsels couples, families and on a one-on-one basis.
Counselling Related Training (from 1997-present) covers a wide range of treatments such as: Addiction, Codependency, Indian Residential School Survivors, Theophostic Prayer, Grief, Divorce & Parenting – including For the Sake of the Children (Mb Family Services) & Eating Disorders (H.S.C.). Counsellor Related Teaching (from 1993 to present): Includes: Overall Wellness, Marriage & Family, Stress, Women’s Issues, Codependency & Boundary Issues, Anger Management, Grief and Divorce Recovery and Sexual Abuse Experience in Practice Alcoholism & Drug Addiction, Bereavement & Loss, Crisis Management, Domestic Violence, Marital Issues, Post Traumatic Stress, Sexual Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Eating Disorders, Blended Family Issues, Work Related Problems, Parenting.
To contact her, you need only to phone and she will be happy to discuss any concerns or questions you may have about counselling – there is no obligation.
Mary-Ann and George have been married since 1975 and have four children, three sons-in-law, a daughter-in-law, and six grandchildren.