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Own My Canvas began as a personal affirmation for self-agency and love. Now it's a place women from across the communities can access
support and healing tailored specifically to their needs.

~ Cindy Stater-Drummond

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Join the Team

Are you a passionate professional dedicated to making a meaningful impact in mental health care? Do you enjoy group facilitation? As we expand to meet the increasing demand for our specialized services within the community, we invite you to be a part of our journey. Join us in affirming and transforming lives. Apply today and help us continue to grow and serve!

Identifying Women

A person, who regardless of their sex assigned at birth, identifies as a woman and/or who identifies as female non-conforming. 

African Ancestry 

A Black identity is a self and collectively conscious effort for people of African descent to be self-naming and self-defining in route to increasing the human respect and dignity of African people and their descendants.

By M. Keith Claybrook, Jr

Women of Colour

“Women of Color is not a biological designation. It is a solidarity definition. A commitment to work in collaboration with other oppressed women of color who have been minoritized. It is a term that has a lot of power.”

 

By Loretta J. Ross

Be You. Love You. Do You.

About the Founder

Cindy Stater-Drummond, Founder and Lead Therapist

RP, MACP, MA, BHK, EYRT

Previously, Cindy lead strategy planning and policy, anti-racism, equity, and inclusion, performance and talent management programs, leadership development, and teaching and education for large public sector organizations, including the Government of Ontario. She is an advocate for empowering underserved and underrepresented communities and created her company, Own My Canvas Psychotherapy and Wellness Inc., to empower the self-development and growth of identifying Black women and women of colour by spotlighting the slogan, "Be You. Love You. Do You", and through affirming mental health care, embodied yoga, and wellness advisory.

 

Cindy obtained her M.A. from Yorkville University in Counselling Psychology, M.A. from Eastern Michigan University in Social Foundations and Community Education, Bachelor of Human Kinetics with honours from the University of Windsor with a minor in Cultural Anthropology. All of which are supported by certifications specializing trauma and somatic experiencing yoga, complex trauma, psychological first aid, mediation, high-performance sport coaching, and executive leadership.

Cindy is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario and expert-level yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance  International. 

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