FAYTHE BUCHANAN: PEER SUPPORT LISTENER 

CHAIR OF THE PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM

When you want to reach out to share your story of challenge, Faythe is a Peer Support Volunteer waiting to listen.  A year on a crises help line, creating a Peer Support Program for survivors of sexual assault, 30 years of listening as a therapist and Coach - these are resources Faythe brings to Peer Support.

 

In her personal life, Faythe survived childhood with a family immersed in poverty, and a father with PTSD from military service.  She has experienced a ten-year marriage to a ‘functional’ alcoholic.  Faythe knows time challenges from 17 years as a single parent of three, working full time as sole provider.  She also knows change, having  moved 36 times and spent 8 years living in another country (Scotland). Despite her stint as a psychotherapist, conversation with Faythe is not therapy.  She knows how to listen and share.  As a Speaker, trainer with15 years as a CAPS member,  Faythe has perspective on the life of a speaker.

 

Faythe Buchanan, BSc.O.T., CCP, HT, Past President CAPS Atlantic

To reach Faythe, please email her at: faythe.buchanan@gmail.com

T: 877. 847.3350

F: 416.441.0591

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