Jennifer Keane has a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology and is a clinical counsellor.
Jennifer has specialized in the field of disordered eating, working both at a Mental Health Centre and in private practice. She trained in EMDR; in Gestalt, Narrative, Solution-Focused and Motivational Enhancement Therapies; Drug and Alcohol Counselling, Trauma-informed Practice and in the Relational-Cultural Model. She has practiced Mindfulness Meditation and studied Buddhist psychology since 1990 and integrates these principles in her therapeutic approach.
Jennifer has also completed training in Clinical and Pastoral Education and has worked as Spiritual Care practitioner. She has completed a two year training in hospice and end-of-life care and was a founding member of Prairie Hospice in Saskatoon. She continued her special interest in grief and loss at Nanaimo Community Hospice for two years as counsellor and designer, facilitator and coordinator of bereavement groups. Jennifer brings this special interest and experience back to Saskatoon, where she has a private practice and teaches mindfulness meditation.
Jennifer continues to be actively engaged in learning, growing, healing, and contributing personally and professionally. She is currently participating in Upaya Zen Center's Socially Engaged Buddhist Training, which applies the values and teachings of Buddhism to the problems of society; exploring personal, social, racial, environmental, and economic suffering and injustice.
She is particularly interested in working with clients who suffer from issues related to relationship and life transition, grief and loss, and clients needing spiritual counselling.
Jennifer works with individuals, couples, and groups; and offers workshops in the fields of disordered eating and meditation.