Ibukun Ogunsina is the owner of New Beginnings Barrie Psychotherapy and Counselling Practice. She is a Registered Psychotherapist and Christian Counsellor. She is also a member in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP). Ibukun is also a Director at Large of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP). She graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology, she also obtained a Master’s Degree in Information Technology and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Computer Science/Economics. Ibukun has obtained certification in Theology and also in Couples and Family Counselling. She is a referral counsellor for Focus on the Family Canada.
Her empathetic view and warmness stem from varied experience which includes a combination of work in Psychotherapy, Counselling and Information Technology. She is passionate about helping people regain their foothold back in life and collaboratively work along with clients from a strength-based approach.
Ibukun has extensive training in Spiritual Care and will be glad to incorporate Christian counselling into treatment if the client so desires. However, she works with clients of all faiths and spiritualities.
Besides being a prolific writer of articles on various topics, Ibukun is also skilled in public speaking. She gets energised when she speaks about relationships and has been invited to conferences as a main speaker or co-speaker in several cities and countries.
Her previous publications include two Christian motivational books, The Joy of being Married, and The Joy of Being You, as well as two Christian fiction books, entitled Joy’s Blessings and A borrowed Love. All her books are available on Amazon.com.
She is married with children and resides with her family in Ontario.