Dunia shares her journey of coming to Canada from Mexico in 2007 with her husband and four sons. She notes the challenges of learning English, getting her education, and becoming a registered social worker. She voices that her children also had to make adjustments, and they lived through tough moments of pushing themselves to integrate. She conveys the importance of realizing we are all human and that differences need to be honoured and celebrated.
I am a Mexican immigrant woman, wife, and mother of four beautiful boys. I am a registered social worker and marriage and family therapist. I work for Alberta Health Services as a medical Social Worker and at Eastside Community Mental Health Services as a casual clinician. I have my private practice, and I mainly support couples. I have received training in the Systemic, Collaborative, Narrative, Solution-Focused, and Strength-based approaches including the IP Scope. I am also trained to provide Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), and I am qualified to provide Single-Session therapy.