Arlene Kramble-Krasnesky, MMFT -- Associate Therapist
Arlene is a graduate of the Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program from the University of Winnipeg and is accredited under the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. She has clinical experience working with children, teens, adults, couples and families to identify their strengths and resiliency, explore previous patterns, set meaningful goals and encourage new strategies along with more effective communication. As Arlene’s client, you can expect to be treated with kindness, respect and an appreciation of your lived experience.
Arlene appreciates that life can be difficult and it can help to talk with someone who listens without judgement and can provide a settling influence during those times. Her areas of interest include intimate partner/family violence, intergenerational trauma, mental health, separation, divorce, child custody, parenting plans, parent-child conflict, merging families and court ordered assessments. When working with clients, she believes in personalizing the therapeutic approach to meet her clients needs. Arlene views therapy through a systemic and trauma-informed lens and has been trained in Attachment, Narrative, Intergenerational, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples and families, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing.
Arlene is a Family Court Evaluator as well as being certified in Threats Assessment in Schools, and Circle of Security. Arlene is a retired 29-year member of the Winnipeg Police Service and has breadth of experience working with multiple systems including child welfare, police, courts, probation and education. Arlene is married, has a large extended family that includes four adult children, three adorable grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews and her parents.