Lead DBT Facilitator & Therapeutic Coach
Nigel Applewhaite [BA (Hons.) Psychology] lends his irrepressible energy & enthusiasm as well as his widely varied therapeutic experience to NowWhat as a Therapeutic Coach, Executive Function Coach and experienced DBT program facilitator. Nigel specializes in delivering DBT concepts to children and teens in relatable and enjoyable ways as a facilitator in our group programs as well as 1:1. In the past, Nigel has worked in recreation therapy with seniors suffering from dementia, assisted in running supported conversation groups for individuals with aphasia, and worked in rehabilitation therapy within the ABI population. Nigel’s free time revolves around sports, recreation and music, as well as pursuing further education in the social work field. His passion for athletics and understanding of that world is an important shared interest for many of his clients. He is a regular at the gym, and during the warmer seasons you can find him running and mountain biking various trails in the Hamilton area.