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Mon-Fri 11:30-12:30 (D103)
Tue 1:30-2:30 (Ctr for Indigenous Learning & Support)
Mon-thru-Thu full day
Services may be limited or unavailable during break weeks (classes are not in session).
Phone ext. 2538 Email Neil Note: Professional consultation is *not* available via email. Please attend in person for career counselling and educational planning services.
Judith joined Sheridan Student Services in 1998 and the Career Centre team in 2002. Since that time she has had the privilege of working with thousands of students in the process of making important career and educational transitions in their lives. Judith uses a strengths approach to counselling combined with solution -focussed goal setting strategies. She believes in developing the “leader within”, and uses self- awareness and career testing to find the best fit for educational programs and for providing ongoing career and student development strategies. Prior to Sheridan, Judith had the unique experience of working in a number of provinces across Canada .She has worked with all age groups :from elementary, junior and senior high school counsellor and teacher to Adult Education instructor with the GED program. During her career at Sheridan, Judith has had the opportunity to initiate and develop a wide variety of college projects: Sheridan’s Beyond Graduation Education Fairs, Peer Mentor leadership training and program coordinating, Sherababa Multicultural Festival, the Duke of Edinburg programme, and Sheridan Davis Bruins Toastmasters Club to name but a few highlights. Judith has presented at both provincial and national conferences as well as completed volunteer work in Ecuador with the Sheridan Community Development students. She is an avid jogger (17,000 miles since 1988) plus fitness and wellness advocate and has completed several full and half marathons. Judith is qualified to administer and interpret a variety of psychometric instruments including: the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong, and Strengthsfinder; is a Personality Dimensions workshop facilitator; and is a certified counsellor with CCPA, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Most recently, Judith returned to graduate studies , recently achieving an M.A. in Critical Disability Studies focussing on Disability, Human Rights, Law, and Social Justice Issues.
Phone extension 5191 Email Judith Note: Professional consultation is *not* available via email. Please attend in person for career counselling and educational planning services.
Maria has over 15 years of career counselling experience working with college and university students and adults in career transition on issues related to educational planning, career exploration and career decision making. Having worked in a variety of post-secondary environments, Maria has a strong background in understanding the academic and learning needs of a diverse student population and is effective in helping students create academic plans, while maintaining a focus on their longer term career goals. She has assisted students in selecting academic paths, in preparing applications for further education for both Canadian and international programs, in learning about and conducting labour market research and in exploring their career options. Maria holds a Master of Education degree in Counselling Psychology from OISE/UT, and is trained and certified to administer and interpret a variety of career assessment tools including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory® (SII). In addition to providing individual educational planning and career counselling support, she also is experienced in leading group workshops on academic decision making, career exploration and personality assessment, and has attended and presented at various Canadian career development conferences. Maria is very passionate about helping students achieve their academic, career and life goals and supporting them in making informed career decisions.
Phone extension 2817 Email Maria Note: Professional consultation is *not* available via email. Please attend in person for career counselling and educational planning services.
Mary Beth Michaels, B.A., M.Sc., O.C.T. - Counsellor for the Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies Department - all campuses
Mary Beth has been a career counsellor at Sheridan since 2011. Mary Beth has over 15 several years’ experience in the adult education sector working with students’ from diverse backgrounds. In her previous careers, she has worked in the areas of North American university admissions and student recruitment, professional career workshops and as a teacher. She is certified with the Ontario College of Teachers and has experience as a cooperative and business adult education teacher to professionally educated newcomers. Mary Beth is qualified to administer and interpret Personality Dimensions, Myers Briggs and COPS testing. She believes in a solution-focused approach to counselling and inspires students’ to recognize their own strengths and abilities. Mary Beth has earned certificates in Solution-Focused Counselling, Human Resources, and Training and Development from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor’s degree from Ryerson University and a Master of Science degree in Education in New York State. She has co-facilitated at The Ontario School Counsellors’ Association and is a current member. She has volunteered at Thomas Merton Adult Centre in Oakville as a tutor and provided counselling to youth at risk. Mary Beth enjoys the arts, travel and fitness.