Meet Our Team
We are a group of integrative psychotherapists and passionate professionals, who have come together to serve our community at a pivotal time—a time when the need for connection, mental wellness, and collective healing are at an all-time high.
With extensive and diverse clinical experience, and an authentic, integrative, and down-to-earth approach; we are confident that you will experience a safe, inclusive, container, within which you can begin (or continue to): explore and integrate past trauma, unlearn adaptive conditioning (thought and behaviour patterns), get clarity around your values, hopes, needs, dreams, and desires, experience more fulfilling and connected relationships (with your Self and with others), and ultimately, feel a greater sense of peace, presence, and purpose in your life.
she/her; MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Brittney is a Registered Social Worker in Ontario with over 10 years of clinical experience in children’s mental health. She is an experienced therapist with a passion for supporting child and family related concerns. Brittney has provided counselling services within community mental health agencies, as well within private practice settings. Along with providing individual counselling to her clients, she also has experience providing parent-child and family focused therapy, as well as developing and facilitating group therapy.
She has extensive experience treating anxiety and anxiety related disorders, emotional
regulation, parent/child relationship difficulties, developmental trauma, attention deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and executive function difficulties, depression, oppositional behaviour, self-esteem, child sleep problems, and difficulties relating to separation/divorce.
Brittney has focused her training primarily on attachment, child development, and trauma-informed approaches to address difficulties relating to behaviour, emotional regulation and challenges in the parent-child relationship. She enjoys using a combination of therapeutic modalities including Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and play- based therapeutic approaches. Brittney also has specific training in adoption competency and has substantial experience providing support to help navigate the unique challenges experienced by these families.
Alongside her passion to support children, youth and families, Brittney loves being a mom and spending time with her family. She enjoys travel, the outdoors, and staying active through a variety of sports and activities when she can.
she/her; MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Through both personal and professional experiences with mental health, Sonya understands the courage it takes to be open to the process of healing. She believes in the power of personal growth and practices from a place of compassion, awareness, and positivity.
Sonya holds a Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University. She has previously worked as a crisis counsellor with survivors of trauma/violence, and now provides psychotherapy to individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues, and grief/loss. Sonya guides individuals to better understand their difficult thoughts and feelings by allowing space for them, freeing up energy to live the life desired. She knows the journey may not be easy, but it can lead to a profound connection to inner peace and wisdom. Building trust and rapport is important to her; therefore, her approach is person-centred, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, and holistic. Sonya uses an integrative model and is trained in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and EMDR Therapy.
Outside of work, Sonya practices mindfulness through gratitude, yoga, art, nature, and exercise. Self-care is very important to her and looks different depending on the day. Also, having lived abroad for several years she has a passion for travel and is always looking for a new adventure!
she/her; M.A., R.P. Registered Psychotherapist
Jennine understands that it takes a significant amount of courage to be vulnerable and reach out for support. She feels honoured to have the privilege of holding a safe, compassionate space for people to turn to when needed.
Jennine holds a Master’s of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. In addition, Jennine has completed an advanced certificate program in Couple and Family Therapy, as well as an advanced certificate program in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Jennine believes in meeting people where they are at on their journey and that there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to therapy, as each individual brings their own history and variety of experiences and skills.
Jennine has over 10 years of experience in the field of mental health. She has worked in hospital and family health team settings, providing psychotherapy to individuals and couples, addressing a wide variety of concerns. She has experience and training in a diverse set of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT) and Mindfulness.
Jennine has an interest in attachment and relationships, and feels passionate about helping individuals and couples explore patterns in their lives, which have been leading them to feel stuck. She focuses on creating lasting change through helping people experience new ways of connecting; leaving them with a felt sense of security.
Jennine holds highest value on the therapeutic relationship, and individuals feeling seen, heard, and understood in therapy.
In addition to finding meaning in her therapeutic work, Jennine finds joy in practicing gratitude, yoga, and meditation in her own life. She loves spending time with family, and especially cherishes the adventures she has with her children. Jennine is a lover of reading, baking, spending time in nature, and feels most energized when experiencing the serenity of a beautiful sunrise.
she/her; MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker, RYT 200
Janice is an integrative psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, yoga & meditation teacher, college professor, world traveller, and lifelong learner. She is an ally, an advocate, and a holder of hope.
Janice values authenticity, compassion, and connection, and always exemplifies these qualities whether providing a learning, healing, or reflective space for others. Janice believes in the importance of mindful breathing, compassionate curiosity, spending time in nature, and appropriately placed humour.
Janice works with individuals grappling with Anxiety and/or Attachment and relationship-related concerns, who are looking to explore patterns of perfectionism, people-pleasing, and overachievement, while connecting with and honouring their most authentic selves. She also supports folks in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, of which she is a proud member. Janice has completed a certificate in Integrative Sex and Couples Therapy, and enjoys supporting folks with all things love, sex, and relationships.
Janice's professional practice mirrors that of her personal beliefs, values, and ethics, which includes (an imperfect and ever-evolving) commitment and dedication to anti-oppression, anti-racism, anti-homophobia, and ultimately, a critical consideration of any of the other “isms” or oppressions of marginalized individuals and groups.
Janice utilizes a down to earth approach, incorporating genuine connection and, where appropriate, a sense of humour--A playful approach to life's sometimes serious problems, if you will! She is passionate about understanding what's at the root of present-day challenges, including our beliefs about others, the world, and ourselves. She helps folks understand and normalize thought and behaviour patterns and helps them to find new ways of coping and being in the world that aligns with one's values, hopes, dreams, and desires.
When her therapist hat is off (is it ever though?!), Janice enjoys spending every moment she can in nature. She also enjoys travel, writing, watching musicals, playing sports, staying active, and upholding a strong spiritual and meditation practice.