Addictions & Mental Health Manager, Fort McKay First Nation
Nadine Dalheim currently holds a Masters in Psychology and is a Doctoral candidate in Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology, and will be researching the impact that social media and online usage had on loneliness, depression, and anxiety had for adolescents living in lockdown during Covid-19. Over the years she has worked hard to become a competent mental health professional and addictions specialist. Her areas of work include mental health therapy, addictions counseling (children, youth, and adults), behavioral therapy with children in the autism spectrum, and living with FASD, as well as supporting educators and parents that are working with and living with children that have special needs and teenagers struggling with substance use. She has worked for a number of years now with Indigenous communities and believe in providing services that are grounded in trauma-focused care, understanding grief and loss, and the impact that residential school and colonization have had on many communities across Canada.