Meet the Team 

 

Kristen Humphries MSW, RSW

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Works with children, adolescents, adults, and families

I am a firm believer that you are the expert of yourself and your journey. I am here to meet you where you are at and help you to navigate, to slow down, and to bring awareness to those hidden details that often go unnoticed. I do not believe in rushing toward an end goal, but rather taking time and space to understand what it is that has occurred and moving forward.

 

I have experience working with the following:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma

  • Addiction

  • Life transitions

  • Relationship issues

  • Behaviour difficulties

  • Self-harm

  • Stress

  • Difficult peer or family relationships

  • Self-esteem 

 

I am trained in Play Therapy and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), and will often utilize aspects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy. I believe firmly in a holistic approach to caring for ourselves, which is apparent in each session.

 

 I am an approved counsellor with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) and Victim Services

 

Megan Sloboshan BSW, RSW

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Works with children, adolescents, and adults

I believe that healing is within our capacity and with patience, time, and understanding we can grow through suffering and work towards healing to become stronger.

 

I have experience working with the following:

  • Addiction

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Grief

  • Loss

  • Self-harm

  • Stress

  • Trauma

  • Behavioral issues  


I am trained in basic Accelerated Resolution Therapy, which is an eye movement therapy that can help clients move through past trauma and other mental health symptoms in as little as one session. 

 

I am an approved counsellor with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) and Victim Services.

 

Marla McMillan RPN

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Works with individuals 12+

I am a registered psychiatric nurse with 10 years of experience working in emergency, acute and community mental health care. I believe that each person has the capacity to heal and to do this they need a space that they can feel safe and supported in.

 

I have experience working with the following:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Personality disorders

  • OCD

  • ADD/ADHD

  • Suicidal ideation

  • Self-harm

  • Addiction

  • Forensics

  • Trauma

  • PTSD

  • Substance use

  • Loss/Grief/Bereavement 

I use a trauma informed approach and have training in Somatic Experiencing, as well as critical incident debriefing. I am also trained in basic Accelerated Resolution Therapy, which is an eye movement therapy that can help clients move through past trauma and other mental health symptoms in as little as one session. 

 

I am an approved counsellor with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB)​ and Victim Services.

 
Kathleen Rogers MSW, RSW
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Works with children, adolescents, adults, and families

I believe that we are all capable of growing through difficult times if we put the time and effort in to do so. I am here to help you find the strength within needed to make positive, lasting changes in your life. As a yoga teacher and counsellor, I utilize a number of mind-body approaches as well as traditional counselling approaches.

I have experience working with the following:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Self-harm

  • Trauma

  • Life transitions

  • Relationship issues (peer or family)

  • Behavioural difficulties

  • ADHD/ADD

  • Grief/loss/bereavement

  • Self-esteem

I am an approved counsellor with NIHB and Victims Services.

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Aaron Cruz BA, BSW, RSW

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Works with individuals 15+ and families

 
Melinda Cunningham BSW, RSW

As a passionate advocate, coach, and counsellor for self-discovery and personal development, I am here to provide the space and discourse for you. I aim to assist or begin the process of guiding and uncovering parts of you that expresses your inner potential for growth, development, & holistic understanding of  Self. I firmly believe every person has the strength, tenacity, and convictions to overcome challenging experiences. I'd like to support you in positive changes in your life and will tailor my approach to what you feel would be most helpful to get you where you want to be.

 

I have experience working with the following:

  • Parenting (single & co-)

  • Coaching & mental health planning

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Addictions

  • Life transitions

  • ADHD

  • Stress

  • Self-esteem

  • Relationship issues (with the Self, children, or partner)

  • Men's mental health 


I am knowledgeable and well-versed in expressive therapies and methods of introspection. I utilize aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Introspective Therapy, and shadow work. I strongly believe that providing holistic knowledge and education is the key to navigating the hardships we face. 

I am an approved counsellor with Victim Services.

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Works with individuals 14+

In clinical practice I recognize the importance of interpersonal connections to optimize personal health and well-being; therefore I strive to create a therapeutic alliance based on safety and trust. I use a trauma-informed approach in therapy and recognize how past experiences shape us. I utilize a reflective therapeutic practice to build understanding of symptoms and behaviours to improve self-compassion and promote long lasting change.

 

I have experience working with the following:

  • PTSD

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Suicidal ideation

  • Relationship issues

  • Life stressors

 

I approach each counseling relationship with respect and utilize a blend of several therapeutic modalities such as, but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy and strength based approaches. I am also trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy which is a trauma-informed approach that has been proven to produce quick relief for management of various mental health symptoms.

I am an approved counsellor with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) and Victim Services. 

 
 
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Shannon Hurley MSW, RSW

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Works with individuals 13+

My books are currently closed to new clients, they are scheduled to open in the fall of 2022. 

As a counsellor, I take a trauma-informed care approach with all my clients.  I believe it’s important to offer a safe and comfortable space that allows individuals to explore stressors and issues at a deeper level. I also believe that each individual should have a choice in what their therapy journey will look like.

I have experience working with the following:

  • Trauma

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • PTSD

  • Eating disorders

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Borderline personality disorder

  • Concurrent disorder

  • Addiction

  • Schizophrenia

  • OCD

  • Suicidal ideation 

  • Self-harm

  • Grief

  • Life transitions

 

I am trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy, which is an eye movement therapy that can help individuals move past trauma and mental health symptoms in one session. I may also utilize one of the following approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, or Dr. Gabor Mate’s Compassionate Inquiry.

 

I am an approved counsellor with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) and Victim Services.