Linda Amegatse MPhil

· A registered social worker with a Masters in Social work and with over 14 years of social work and 7 years of counselling experience. Extensive knowledge of different areas of social work and mental health especially for African Caribbean Black people. Poised to provide the much needed culturally sensitive counseling through my private – The Gentle Breeze Counselling and Social Work practise.

· A passion to support women and children and to empower women in every area of their lives. Strong belief that when a woman is empowered, she is able to nurture and support her children adequately and build a strong community. MPHIL in Sociology thesis which focused on empowering rural African women through income generating activities is an example to support my passion.

· Deep interest in supporting new immigrants to Canada to obtain affordable and safe housing, while supporting them through various forms of counselling and referrals to live a fulfilling life.

· Strong advocate against domestic violence and to see families thrive · I love to see people thrive, hence my focus on giving hope, encouragement, and practical support to all who come my way.