Meet our therapists

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Mitch Evans

Mitch is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social work and provides psychotherapy to individuals struggling with emotional difficulties, relationship challenges, anxiety, and life stressors. By offering compassion and empathy, Mitch supports his clients by helping them develop the appropriate coping strategies and the emotional awareness needed to promote healthier outcomes. Mitch provides counselling support in English.

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Melissa Pandolfini

Melissa is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. They are experienced working with individuals struggling with anxiety, and stress management. Melissa is also experienced in grief counselling. Melissa is bilingual and provides counselling support in both English and French.

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Brittany Pike

Brittany is a Registered Psychotherapist who has a Masters of Social Work degree and 7+ years of experience in working with youth and adults. Her areas of expertise include supporting individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma/abuse, parenting challenges, substance use, and relationship issues. Brittany provides counselling support in English.

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Rashiqah Rizwan

Rashiqah is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work Degree. Her areas of expertise include supporting individuals who are struggling with cross-cultural issues (Rashiqah identifies as a first generation South Asian female), family caregivers who have been touched by dementia, difficult health transitions, caregiver burnout, grief and loss, relationship issues, and anxiety. Rashiqah provides counselling support in English.

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Colin Hayward

Colin is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who holds a Master of Education in Counselling. He has a year of experience helping people through grief and loss, stress, depression, relationship issues, self-esteem concerns, and anxiety. Colin sees clients from a person-centred, existential perspective. Working from a trauma-informed lens, he integrates techniques from narrative therapy, emotion focused therapy, and mindfulness, as he also has his own mindfulness practice. Colin offers counselling in English.

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Taninder Atwal

Taninder is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), who holds a Master of Counselling Psychology Degree. She supports individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, self-esteem, stress management, and issues pertaining to culture. Taninder supports individuals in building their coping toolbox, understanding triggers, improving self-awareness, along with enhancing sense of self-worth, and self-compassion. She appreciates and recognizes the unique lived experiences, strengths, and value that each client brings. Taninder provides counselling support in English, Punjabi, and Hindi.

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Nafeesa Bano

Nafeesa is a Registered Social Worker who has 6+ years of experience working with students, young adults, and adults. Her areas of expertise include supporting people struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, domestic violence, special needs, workplace stress, burnout, perfectionism, and relationship issues. She understands how social determinants of health (housing, employment, isolation, safety, access to health care, etc.) have on the mental health and well-being of individuals, couples and families. Nafeesa provides counselling support in English, Urdu, and Hindi languages.

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Meghana Kotwal

Meghana is a Registered Psychotherapist who holds a Master of Counselling Psychology degree. She is experienced working with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, work stress, and grief. Meghana is multilingual and provides counselling support in English, Hindi and Marathi.

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Jeahlisa Bridgeman

Jeahlisa is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. Jeahlisa has 4+ years of experience working with adults in a variety of community settings. Her areas of expertise include supporting individuals living with chronic illness, depression, anxiety, workplace stress, and burnout. Her practice is grounded in equity, anti-racism, inclusion, and cultural sensitivity. Jeahlisa provides counselling support in English.

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Linda Au

Linda is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. She is experienced working with patients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, suicide ideation, employment stress/bullying, insomnia, anger management, and grief and loss. Linda works with individual patients as well as children/youth in kindergarten to grade 12, and couples looking to work on their communication with each other. Linda’s practice approach is usually cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, or dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). She has over 5 years of experience. Linda offers counselling in English.

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Denise Cherrier Eccleston

Denise is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work Degree. She has 20+ years experience helping individuals with stress, loss, anxiety, depression, and family dynamic changes associated with them. Denise provides support with life’s challenges with compassion and empathy, alongside emotional and cultural safety. She provides counselling support in English.

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Jessica Weeks

Jessica is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. Her expertise includes supporting people experiencing anxiety, school and work stress, grief and loss, or seeking parenting support. Jessica provides service in English.

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Holly Audet

Holly is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. She has 10+ years of experience working with individuals seeking to enhance their overall mental health and emotional well-being with a particular focus on stress management, anxiety, life transition, illness adjustment, conflict management, and grief. Holly provides a safe and judgment free space to help each client meet their goals. Her services are provided in English.

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Nicole Furey

Nicole is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. With over 10 years experience working in medical social work, Nicole’s area of expertise includes supporting adults living with acute and chronic illness, substance use, grief and loss. Nicole provides counselling in English.

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Kourtney Yurgan

Kourtney is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree. She is experienced working with anxiety, depression, stress management, emotion regulation, and other general mental health concerns. Kourtney provides counselling support in English.

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Sarah Cifuentes

Sarah is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Masters of Social Work degree, with a specialization in Health and Mental Health. Her areas of expertise include supporting individuals to navigate anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, shame, self-doubt, and perfectionism through mindful exploration and reconnection to their bodies, emotions, and values. Sarah provides counselling support in English.

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Elizabeth Bala

Elizabeth is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. She is experienced in working with a variety of mental health diagnoses as well as issues concerning relationships, gender, sexuality, and identity. Elizabeth provides service in English.

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Mia Arcangeli

Mia is a Registered Social Worker and practicing Psychotherapist who holds a Master of Social Work Degree. Mia has worked with many populations such as children, young adults, and parents. Her areas of expertise include supporting individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, workplace stress, burnout, perfectionism, and relationship issues. Mia provides counselling support in both English and French.

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Monique St Denis

Monique is a registered Social worker who has supported clients with a variety of mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression and life transitions. Her interests have primarily included working with individuals across the life span who struggle with trauma and complex trauma presentations. Her approach is person centered, strengths based, and trauma informed. Monique has a strong relational approach to her practice that aims to collaboratively support individuals through their challenges. Monique is always looking for ways to challenge the barriers and stigma associated with mental illness that those in the health and helping professions are faced with. Her hope is to provide a space to have safe, open and honest dialogue and improve the overall wellbeing of her clients.

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Wilfred Courtoreille

Wilfred is a registered Social Worker who holds a Masters of Social Work Degree. He has 10+ years working with concurrent mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, and substance misuse. He practices from a strength based, recovery model and believes that people can truly get better and improve their lives through therapy. One of his special interests includes Aboriginal mental health, which is about improving the wellbeing of Aboriginal people. He provides counselling support in English.

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Rehana Rafiq

Rehana Rafiq is a Registered Social Worker with a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Calgary. She has 15 years of experience working with people facing family conflict, domestic violence, and anger issues. She also has experience as a mental health clinician for depression, stress, anxiety, and bereavement. She applies Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, solutions focus therapy, motivational interviewing, and a multicultural approach. Rehana provides counselling in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, and English.

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Allen Istvanffy

Allen is a registered social worker who provides counselling and support to those contending with unwanted stress, anxiety or depression due to issues such as grieving that weigh negatively on their quality of life. Allen provides a gentle yet forthright approach toward fostering strategies in order to enhance effective coping and growth. He offers his services in both English and in French.

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Cindy Ogden

Cindy is a Registered Social Worker who provides support and psychotherapy to people who are dealing with various issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, intimate partner abuse, abuse in childhood, anger management, workplace harassment, and life transitions. Cindy strives to truly understand what each client is facing. Cindy has over 20 years of experience. Cindy works collaboratively with caring and compassion to ensure clients gain meaningful ideas and strategies to increase their sense of emotional health and wellbeing. She provides counselling support in English.

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Tracy King

Tracy is a Registered Social Worker who has provided counselling support to a wide array of populations for 15 years. She helps individuals and families develop coping skills, improve their self-esteem and their interpersonal relationships. She incorporates traditional natural healing techniques such as meditation and yoga into her sessions to help in healing the mind, body and emotional wellness. Tracy has a strong background in community development and crisis intervention, where she’s helped reduce barriers for schools and communities for better access to mental health support. She offers counselling in English.

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Shaun Ouellette

Shaun has been working as a mental health professional for the past 19 years and is a Registered Social Worker in the Northwest Territories, Manitoba, and Ontario. Shaun has a variety of experiences from frontline to senior leadership positions and is very passionate about helping others. Shaun supports his clients through compassion and emotional safety and helps them develop strategies to cope with difficult situations and has a great deal of experience in working with clients to live their best lives possible. He offers counselling in English.

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Gillian Saunders-Drutz

Gillian is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work. Her areas of expertise include supporting individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, substance use, relationship issues, and life transitions. She is a calm and non-judgmental professional who looks forward to working collaboratively with clients on their individual journeys. Gillian offers counselling in English.

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Jennifer Burt-Yanoff

Jennifer is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. With 20+ years of experience providing services to clients in Ontario, Jennifer can support individuals challenged with relationships issues, anxiety, depression, workplace stress, and burnout. She provides support with compassion, empathy and emotional safety and will help you identify different strategies to cope with difficult situations. Jennifer provides counselling in English.

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Alana Kaplan

Alana is a Registered Social Worker who has several years of experience working with students and young adults. Her areas of expertise include supporting individuals struggling with self-compassion, anxiety, workplace stress, burnout, and relationship issues. Alana provides counselling support in English. Alana works from a client-centred, collaborative and compassionate approach, meeting the client where they are at. Alana empowers individuals to use their inner-strength to help them confront whatever challenges arise. Using a variety of modalities, Alana offers an open, non-judgmental space to share your thoughts and feelings candidly.

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Susanne Lauzon

Susanne is a registered social worker who provides psychotherapy to individuals struggling with work stress, anxiety, depression and relationship issues. Susanne utilizes Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to support clients in developing strategies to improve their confidence in managing challenging circumstances.

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Jennifer Marshall

Jennifer is a Registered Social worker and has spent the last 15 years working with people who are experiencing a variety of issues that negatively impact their lives. These include anxiety, depression, stress management and family/relationship issues. She uses a number of approaches to help people develop coping skills to address whatever issue they are struggling with.

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Stephanie Devito

Stephanie has provided therapy to individuals struggling with mental health, addictions, and domestic violence. Through her transition into motherhood, Stephanie has developed a passion for women’s mental health and the anxiety and uncertainty that can accompany these types of transitions in individual’s lives. Stephanie believes that every individual has a story to tell and wants to partner with individuals to discover these stories and foster resilience and change in their lives.

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Shaun Ali

Shaun Ali is a registered clinical social worker with over 11 years of healthcare experience working in a variety of mental health settings. He completed his studies in Social Work at McGill University both at the undergraduate and graduate level. Shaun has also completed a post-master’s certificate from New York University. Shaun has extensive experience in dealing with PTSD as well as anxiety and depression with people in high-stress careers. Shaun also has experience working with couples struggling with a variety of issues from infidelity to strengthening their relationships.

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Lezlee Lindzon

Lezlee understands that each person has a unique story and perspective which they bring to relationships and the management of life stressors. She will work with you to identify meaningful goals for positive change, and, collaborate with you so that you feel empowered to achieve these goals.

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Laura Bloom

Laura is a Registered Social Worker with 15+ years experience who works with adults and students. Her areas of expertise are in stress and anxiety management, exploring inherited family trauma, and building new coping strategies. Laura offers counselling in English.

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Kameela Osman

Kameela Osman, M.S.W., R.S.W., is a registered social worker, with a private practice offering counselling / psychotherapy, wellness workshops & more. She’s an experienced group facilitator, coordinator, clinical counsellor and clinical supervisor. Clinical counselling experience includes working with individuals, couples, families and mandated clients (both adults & youth). Uses training in various modalities of counselling to take an integrated approach to therapy. Skilled at working with clients on issues such as, anxiety, depression, anger, self-esteem, assertiveness, sexuality, bullying, domestic violence, and couple counselling.

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Erica Eugenio

Erica is a Registered Social Worker who has 14+ years of experience working with children, families and adults. Her areas of expertise include supporting individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, parenting, and stress. Erica uses an eclectic approach using tools from CBT, DBT, solution focused, narrative and ACT.

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Brittany Marshall

Brittany is a Registered Social worker and has spent the last 15 years working with people who are experiencing a variety of issues that negatively impact their lives. These include anxiety, depression, stress management and family/relationship issues. She uses a number of approaches to help people develop coping skills to address whatever issue they are struggling with.

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Alexandra Gheorghe

Looking for a counselor can feel overwhelming, on top of navigating the challenges that are already impacting your life. Counselling is about building trust, connection and understanding. In therapy, I believe that knowledge is power. Assisting clients to understand the reasons behind their behaviors and thinking patterns and then working on ways to overcome these together is at the core of my practice. My hope is that all individuals who access my service feel supported, heard, understood and comfortable. My passion for social work and counselling emerged from personal experiences as a young adult. Working with a counselor that I connected with and trusted was pivotal to my personal growth and ability to overcome challenges. I feel deeply honored and privileged to witness and walk alongside my clients in their journeys.

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Gabriela Abbas

Gabriela is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. She has 5 years of experience in clinical therapy working with people who are 14 years old and older. Her areas of expertise include supporting people with depression, anxiety, workplace stress and burnout, perfectionism, OCD, chronic pain, and relationship stressors. Gabriela specializes in CBT, ACT, solution focused, and motivational interviewing approaches in her interventions. Gabriela can provide counselling support in both English and Spanish.

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Angela Allen

MSW, RSW

Angela is here to support you with anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and mood disorders while providing a safe space to discuss challenges and build strategies to overcome them.

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Sandra Godoy

MSW, RSW

Sandra believes that we all need support as we navigate life and the process of healing. She believes in seeing people for who they are, not the problems they choose to discuss. Her approach to counseling is holistic and strength-based.

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Stacey Van Wart

MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Work with 12 years of supporting individuals struggling with different mental health issues. Trained in Solution Focused Brief therapy.