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Patricia Popoff has a Bachelor of Social Work Degree, a Master of Science in Grief Counselling and Thanatology, and has her Traumatology Certification. Patricia has over 20 years of experience working in; Mental Health, Trauma, Grief and Loss, Healing past and present experiences, and Inspiring Relationships. Patricia has an ability to connect with people and to meet him/her where they are at in the process of healing. With empathy, inspiration and intuition, Patricia accompanies individuals, couples, and groups on a journey towards self-discovery and creating healthy relationships. 

Patricia uses a variety of interventions in order to design a treatment plan that works best to meet your needs in therapy. Interventions may include; Crisis Intervention, Grief Work, Narrative Therapy, Mindfullness, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Restructuring and Trauma Therapies, Interpersonal Therapy, Existential Therapy, Systems Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Insight Therapy, and Psychodynamic. Other therapies may also be utilized to meet the needs of all clients.

In her free time, Patricia enjoys spending time with her family, including two children and two grandchildren. She loves writing for the oracle sets and hopes to publish a book in the future. She enjoys reading, travelling, renovating projects, a good meal, listening to music, and watching movies. 


With more than 27 years of experience as a social worker, Joyce Thornton has dedicated herself to the practice of mindfulness and meditation. Motivated by a desire to enhance her personal proficiency, she enrolled in an 8-week mindfulness course. This experience ignited a
passion for sharing the benefits of mindfulness, leading her to pursue certification as a mindfulness instructor and has since been sharing her knowledge for approximately 8 years.


Shania Douglas is the Office Manager at Safe Solace Inspired Healing. Shania has been with the company since September of 2021. During the week you can find Shania answering client phone calls, responding to emails, getting everything organized for the Workshop and providing information about all of Safe Solace Inspired Healing Services. Shania has Administrative as well as a Social Work background, because of this she is able to provide an exceptional experience for every client she speaks to and help create a positive start to any healing journey.

When Shania is outside of the office she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, family and 2 dogs whether it be camping, fishing, golfing, floating down the river or just enjoying quality time by a campfire.


Cayden Popoff has been working for Safe Solace Inspired Healing since September 2022. Starting off with helping Shania around the office with phone calls, updating the website, and helping with workshops. Cayden has had the opportunity to be creative later with the introduction of “Oracle Cards.” Cayden has created a total of five sets featuring some of his photos, designs, and drawings. Cayden as well has signed up for the social work program at RDP beginning in the fall of 2023. Eventually Cayden is wanting to help Patricia with workshops as well as holding his own, incorporating music and instruments. Aside from working, Cayden enjoys spending time with his nieces, playing his guitar, doing photography, and being with his family and friends.

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