About Cam Henderson
Cam Henderson is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Cam completed his Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University and completed his internship right here at MyLife Counselling under the the supervision of our Clinical Director Mark Nixon. Cam completed his undergraduate studies at Carleton University where he studied Cognitive Science and minored in Neuroscience and Mental Health.
Cam has spent his professional career supporting people from all walks of life.
He has over 10 years of experience closely supporting adults and youth (16+) struggling with anger management, social anxiety, and low self-esteem. As a youth support worker and therapeutic mentor with Spark Lifecare Cam developed his ability to build strong therapeutic relationships and address the emotional, behavioural and social needs of those he worked with. He has continued to hone these skills in his work with the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Clients would describe Cam as positive, encouraging and non-judgmental. He has been an advocate for the continued destigmitization of mental health support and has shown an innate ability to connect and empathize with people who are struggling to gain confidence. Cam understands that their is a requisite amount of courage involved when it comes to seeking counselling when struggling with social anxiety, low self-esteem and anger management which deepens his respect for all clients.
Cam draws from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Person Centered Therapy. He values the importance of building strong rapport with clients and using evidence-based approaches.
In his free time, Cam can be found hiking on the Bruce Trail with his wife and their basset hound. In his work away from the office Cam leads hikes and facilitates other outdoor activities in hopes of promoting physical and mental health. He is interested in the mental health benefits of immersion in nature and hopes to include nature in his future practice.