The Checking In Team
Who We Are
Founder and Psychotherapist
Amanda Fidler is the owner of Checking In Counselling & Consulting. With over 15 years’ experience as a therapist for individuals challenged with stress, developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or addiction Amanda has had the pleasure to be a part of thousands of success stories. She has worked with CEOs to help restore life satisfaction and the homeless to help restore self-esteem. Her life’s path as a psychotherapist has been influenced by many forces. From a small town in Ontario, to remote and isolated communities before ending up in the big city of Vancouver, Amanda has studied various cultures around the world and has worked with diverse populations with varying needs across the country.
Amanda has several years of experience as an Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Training(ASIST) facilitator; She specializes in trauma treatment through Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR); and has planned and facilitated Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISD). Amanda has a diploma in Educational Assistance Special Needs Support, a B.A. in Psychology and a M.A in Counselling Psychology. She is a registered psychotherapist (RP) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). As a professional psychotherapist, Amanda offers you a compassionate, safe place to work through the barriers that are keeping you stuck and preventing you from experiencing joy. You will learn how to cope with the chaos of the outside world and come to realize that true happiness is acquired by checking in. Amanda is proud to offer professional, confidential, client-centered counselling services here in Niagara.
Amanda is extremely passionate about empowering people to realize and achieve their full potential. Through the study of Psychology and wellness she has discovered the power of the mind and positive thinking. Amanda meets her clients where they are at in order to set goals, teach skills and facilitate positive change.
"I believe that every individual is unique and that they possess special talents and attributes that set them apart from the rest. It is because of these unique traits as well as the power of the mind that you are able to have, do, or be anything in life that you desire".