Centre For Anti-Oppressive Communication

Your trusted source for anti-oppressive training, consulting and coaching

Meet Tenniel Brown

Since 2001, Tenniel Brown has been committed to providing accessible and transformative support services to individuals, families, and groups from diverse communities across Canada. She applies tremendous passion and skill to assisting organizations to develop an understanding, formalize policies and drive strategic development on Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) topics. Tenniel is an accomplished facilitator, speaker, clinical supervisor, and educator. She is a registered psychotherapist and certified Hatha Yoga Instructor. Tenniel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development Studies from the University of Waterloo, and a Master of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. Tenniel has an extensive and diverse occupational background including leadership, teaching, training, counselling, and clinical supervision in various academic and public institutions.

My Mission

Tenniel’s approach is anti-oppressive, anti-racist and trauma-informed. Through a combination of practice experience, extensive clinical training, theory (lifespan development, strengths-based perspective, systems theory, cognitive theory, post-modernism, anti-oppressive approach, client-centered approach), and a unique intuitive sense passed down by elders; Tenniel has been successful in assisting many individuals and organizations to make transformational change.