ABOUT

DANI GODDARD

As a teen, I knew social work was the field I wanted to enter.  It wasn't until I was 30 years old that I finally completed my Bachelor of Social Work with a focus on grief, death and dying.  I began my career in the health care field working in many different areas.  Along my journey, I married my soul mate and three years later, gave birth to beautiful twin girls; Abby and Bree.  Abby died seven months later due to medical complications.  

Sports had always been a big part of my life and I was missing the competition of sport so a friend had encouraged me to join Crossfit.  In March 2013, I joined a Crossfit gym and found it helpful, not only for my physical health but my mental and emotional health as well.

In March 2014, my husband died in a motor vehicle accident and two days after his accident, I was back in the gym.  Fitness has been a healthy coping mechanism along my grief journey.  I earned my Crossfit Level 1 Trainer certification in November 2015 and began coaching at a gym in my small town.

 

In 2019, I completed my Master of Social Work with the goal to integrate fitness and counselling as both have helped me tremendously on my journey.  Soul & Strength Studio opened up for business in October, 2019 and has grown into a small but mighty community of athletes.  

I completed my Grief Recovery Certification in February 2020 and hope to begin offering group sessions in the fall of 2020. 

I am currently offering individual counselling using a positive, client centred, solution focused approach.  Therapy may include work using the grief recovery method, cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, trauma work as well as psycho-education. I am here to assists individuals make positive changes to help manage and overcome anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and other life issues that may arise.  Individual session are by appointment only. 

OUR SPACE

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm 

​​Saturday - ​Sunday: Closed

Sundre, AB

Email: soulstrengthstudio@gmail.com

Tel: 306-526-9982

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