Service Provider

Certified Counsellor
B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.(Counselling Psychology), C.C.C.

INDIVIDUAL, COUPLES AND FAMILY COUNSELLING
AGES: Teens (13-17), Young Adults (18-24) and Adults, Seniors

Charlotte has extensive experience in working with diverse client populations including teens, adults, couples, and seniors. She believes that accessibility and mental health are paramount and believes in meeting the client where they are. Charlotte has special interest in the areas of stress, grief and bereavement, anxiety, depression, navigating career transitions, LGBTQSIA+ issues, assisting clients with disabilities, separation and divorce, and time management.

She draws from a variety of methodologies in assisting clients in meeting their goals. These include narrative therapy, CBT, mindfulness, strengths-based and solution-focused approaches, among others. Charlotte has a passion for relationship-building, daring to hope, and the power of connection and belonging.

Education

B.A Double Major – Sociology and Anthropology, Mount Allison University, Sackville, N.B.

B.Ed (Dean’s List), University of Maine Fort Kent

M.Ed. Counselling Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL

Certifications

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association - Member #4764

Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists of Canada – Member #21-6656

Professional Membership

Certified Counsellor - Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)

More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Book Now In Person Session - Couples
Book Now In Person Session - Family
Book Now Video Session - Couples
Book Now Video Session - Family
Book Now Telephone Session - Couples
Book Now Telephone Session - Family
Registered Social Worker
B.A.(Psychology/Sociology), B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W.

INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY COUNSELLING

Ages: Teens (13-17), Young Adults (18-24) and Adults, Seniors

Sarah has experience providing empathetic and non-judgemental
therapeutic services to children/youth, adults, and seniors within individual,
family, and group settings. She has extensive experience in providing group
therapy and workshops in relapse prevention, suicide and mental health
interventions, challenging phobias, general wellness, as well as psychological
first aid and incident debriefing.

Sarah has a passion for helping people through utilizing integrated
approaches that build on client strengths, are solution focused and are client
centred. Her approach is evidence based and holistic in nature, integrating
concepts of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural
Therapy, Mindfulness Based Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and other
methods into individualized treatment.

During her downtime, Sarah enjoys partaking in activities which she
endorses for mental health and wellness, including meditation, hiking, and
painting.

Education
• Bachelor of Arts, University of New Brunswick, Psychology and Sociology - Double Major


• Bachelor of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Graduate with Distinction

• Master of Social Work, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies for outstanding academic achievement and performance of special merit

Registration
• Registered Social Worker with Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers, #3124

Professional Membership
• Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers (NLCSW)

Certificates and Training
• Trauma Informed Care
• Psychological First Aid and Debriefing
• Suicide Intervention
• Mental Health First Aid for Youth
• Cultural Competency
• Substance Use, Recovery and Aftercare
• Indigenous Mental Health
More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now In Person Session - Family
Book Now Video Session - Family
Book Now Telephone Session - Family
Registered Social Worker
B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W

INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING
AGES: Youth (16-17), Young Adults (18 to 24), Adults, Seniors

Elizabeth has worked with people experiencing a wide variety of challenges such as anxiety, depression, divorce, parenting, anger management, bereavement, self-esteem, stress management and interpersonal relationships.

Elizabeth takes a holistic approach to counselling. She uses a variety of evidence-based therapies such as Strengths-Based Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Brief-Solution Focused Therapy.

In her practice, Elizabeth develops a supportive and caring therapeutic relationship with her clients. She creates a safe space in which her clients can develop insight and work on their mental health in order to heal and live their best life.

Education
Bachelor of Social Work, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1996
Master of Social Work, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2009

Registration
Registered Social Worker with Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Work #1967

Professional Membership
Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers NLCSW
Canadian Association of Social Workers CASW

Certificates and Training
Suicide Intervention
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Strengths-Based Intervention
Mindfulness
Trauma
Meditation
Anger Management
Spirituality
More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Registered Social Worker
B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W.

INDIVIDUAL, COUPLE AND FAMILY COUNSELLING
AGES: Children (8-12), Teens (13-17), Young Adults (18-24), Adults, Seniors

Jacqueline has experience in working with individuals, couples and groups who are experiencing diverse issues including but not limited to anxiety, stress, bereavement, burnout, relationship dynamics, self-esteem, military life, and life transitions.

Jacqueline utilizes a proven integrated approach that incorporates strength based, solution focused, change management, motivational, and problem-solving theory and strategies to provide psychotherapy and interventions that are client centered and promote empowerment. She has experience in geriatrics and enjoys working with seniors and helping with aging-related issues. Jacqueline has facilitated grief and loss, and bereavement groups. She has facilitated groups for children involving issues related to military deployment, divorce, and home alone safety.

As well, Jacqueline has lead psycho-educational groups related to healthy eating and nutrition. She has co-lead groups for mindfulness, and career development. Jacqueline highlights the importance and benefits of positive self-care. She takes a holistic approach when working collaboratively with clients and is open to include one’s spiritual beliefs and values in the therapeutic process. She believes that everyone is unique and builds upon client’s strengths to support them in reaching their goals. Jacqueline’s mantra is “slow things down, take a step back, breathe, and break things into manageable pieces.”


Jacqueline Allen Miller

Education
Social Service Work Diploma (Hons), Algonquin College, Pembroke ON
B.S.W., Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s NL
M.S.W., Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s NL
Specialized courses in Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, American Institute of
Health Care Professionals, Warren OH

Registration
Registered Social Worker with Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers #3540

Medavie Blue Cross Provider #35400

Professional Membership
Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers (NLCSW)

More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Book Now In Person Session - Couples
Book Now In Person Session - Family
Book Now Video Session - Couples
Book Now Video Session - Family
Book Now Telephone Session - Couples
Book Now Telephone Session - Family
Certified Counsellor
B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.(Counselling Psychology), C.C.C.

INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY COUNSELLING
AGES: Teens (13-17), Young Adults (18-24) and Adults, Seniors

Arwa has a natural ability to connect with clients using a holistic counselling approach. She helps clients to understand the essence of being present through mindfulness in order to see more clearly how personal growth is possible and attainable.

Arwa has expertise in working with diverse clients – individually and in groups—experiencing a wide range of client issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, job loss and career transition, childhood sexual abuse, transition from adolescence to adulthood, and coping with adult effects of parental divorce. She draws from a variety of counselling theories and perspectives and also uses imagery and visualization techniques when working with clients.

Arwa believes the counsellor-client connection is integral to effective counselling and helps clients to look at themselves with compassion, openness, and curiosity.

Arwa Brown Counsellor
Arwa Brown B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., C.C.C.

Education
B.A., B.Ed., Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL
M.Ed. (Counselling Psychology), Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Certification
Certified Counsellor, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, #2380

Personality Dimensions® Facilitator Certificate, Career/Lifeskills Resources Inc.

Sexual Abuse Group Counsellor Training Program Certificate, York Region Abuse Program

Certified Member of The Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists (ANN), #19-6363

Professional Membership
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Newfoundland and Labrador Counsellors’ and Psychologists’ Association (NLCPA)
More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Certified Counsellor
B.A., B.Ed., B.SpEd., M.Ed. (Counselling Psychology), C.C.C.

INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING
AGES: Children (5-12), Teens (13-17), Young Adults (18-24), Adults

Wendy has over 20 years experience helping children, adolescents and families navigate and meet with success in the school system. She has extensive experience with: relationship building, assisting families and schools in working together to meet the diverse needs of children and helping children/youth to become confident, independent, resilient, mindful and empathetic.

Wendy has completed training in childhood trauma and also has experience with addictions in youth and adults. Wendy has a special interest in advocating for and helping adults navigate the many changes, challenges and stages that life presents.

She chooses the therapy model that best fits her clients’ needs and draws on tools from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered, Mindfulness, and Solution Focused methodologies.

Education
B.A., B.Ed., B.SpEd., M.Ed. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL

Certification
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, #10006213

Professional Membership
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Registered Social Worker
B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S. W.

INDIVIDUAL AND COUPLES COUNSELLING
AGES: Young Adult (18-24), Adults, Seniors

Meghan has a range of experience working in the field of mental health and addictions. She has worked with diverse individuals and couples who experience various issues including, anxiety, depression, addictions, relationship problems, relationship abuse, self-esteem, stress management, anger management, grief and loss, communication, interpersonal relationships conflict, and life transitions.



Meghan uses best practices in the field of mental health and addictions and implements therapeutic approaches that meet the individual's needs. Primary approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Gottman Method. Meghan believes practice and persistence are important to the individual’s progress and provides tools and resources that can be used outside of session. Meghan works from a collaborative and strengths based perspective; she is person-centred and strives to facilitate self-empowerment. Meghan values and considers all areas of an individual’s life and believes recovery is possible for all.



Education

BSW, Memorial University of Newfoundland

MSW, with Specialization in Mental Health and Health, University of Toronto. Some courses include Psychodynamic Theories and Clinical Social Work Practice, Cognitive Behavioural Theories in Clinical Social Work Practice, Advanced Social Work Practice in Mental Health.





Trainings:

Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Level 1 training, present

Gottman Method, Treating Affairs and Trauma, present

Single Session Brief Solution Focus Therapy Training, 2017

Drug Overdose Prevention Training, 2015

Seeking Safety, Trauma Informed Care, 2015

Motivational Interviewing, 2015

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training, 2015

Adult Smoking Cessation, 2014



Professional Membership

Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NLASW) #3230

More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Book Now In Person Session - Couples
Book Now Video Session - Couples
Book Now Telephone Session - Couples
Certified Counsellor
B.Ed, M.Ed. (Counselling Psychology), C.C.C.

INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING
AGES: Young Adults (18-24), Adults

Mark has been working in the school system for 20 years; the past 10 of which have been with youth with complex mental health and behavior challenges. He also has experience working with young adult and adult populations in private practice.

Mark is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), which is a proven effective treatment for trauma, as well as anxiety, depression, and anger. He takes a holistic approach to working with clients and helps guide them in identifying strengths, new skills, and effective self care practices.

Mark has the ability to develop strong, trusting relationships with clients by creating a safe, supportive non-judgemental setting.

Education
B.Ed. (Primary/Elementary), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL
M.Ed. (Counselling Psychology), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL

Certification
Certified Counsellor – Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, #10001191
Certified Member of The Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists (ANN) # 21-6578

Professional Membership
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Member of EMDR Canada
Member of EMDR International Association

Training
EMDR Level One and Two completed 2018

More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Registered Social Worker
B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W.

Individual, Couples and Family Counselling
AGES: Youth (13-17), Adults, Seniors

Carrie specializes in practice with youth, adults and families to manage anxiety and mood disorders, addictions, adult and childhood trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, grief and loss, stress management and self-care, relationship and interpersonal difficulties.

Her clinical approach is trauma-informed, using various treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Solution Focused Therapy, and when available, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.

Carrie provides tailored treatment plans for her clients that are inclusive of their challenges and needs; providing validation for their lived experiences while instilling empowerment principles to achieve their goals.

Education:
Bachelor of Social Work, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Master of Social Work, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Registration:
Registered Social Worker with Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers, #2982

Professional Membership:
Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers (NLCSW)
More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Book Now In Person Session - Family
Book Now Video Session - Family
Book Now Telephone Session - Family
Registered Social Worker
B.A.A., B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W.

INDIVIDUAL AND COUPLE COUNSELLING

AGES: Teens (13-17), Young Adults (18-24) and Adults, Seniors

Anna’s approach to therapy is focused on building equitable relationships where people can share openly, explore new perspectives, and take emotional risks. She respects what people bring to the process and will collaborate with them to use approaches and interventions that match with their preferences, values and goals.

Anna has experience working with people who would like to improve their relationship with their body and food, have had adverse childhood experiences, have been given the diagnosis of PTSD and/or self identify as having experienced traumatic events, and who identify as consumers, survivors, Mad or neurodivergent. She also has an interest in working with couples and people in relationships.

Anna uses Intuitive Eating, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, among others, and works within an anti-oppressive framework.

Education
B.A.A., B.S.W. St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB
M.S.W. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Training
Emotionally Focused Externship, Completed in 2022
EMDR Level One and Two, Completed in 2021
Recent Traumatic Events and Group Traumatic Events Protocol for EMDR, Completed in 2021
Attachment-Focused EMDR, Completed in 2020
Trauma-Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Completed in 2020
Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy, Completed in 2020

Registration
Registered Social Worker with Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers #3927
Registered Social Worker with New Brunswick Association of Social Workers #3637

Professional Membership
Registered Social Worker, Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers
Registered Social Worker, New Brunswick Association of Social Workers

More
Book Now In Person Session - Individual
Book Now Telephone Session - Individual
Book Now Video Session - Individual
Book Now In Person Session - Couples
Book Now Video Session - Couples
Book Now Telephone Session - Couples
Registered Psy​​​​chologist (Prov.)
B.A., M.Ed.(Counselling Psychology), C.C.C.

INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING
AGES: Teens (13-17), Young Adults (18-24), Adults, Seniors

Melissa is a genuine, caring and insightful professional who creates a safe therapeutic space in which to foster self-awareness, personal growth and transformation.

Melissa has experience working with diverse clients including children, adolescents and the aging population, all with varying socio-economic backgrounds, mental health issues, addictions and homelessness. She enjoys working with clients of all ages with an emphasis on youth and adults.

Melissa facilitates client change, empowerment by taking a client-centered approach utilizing several theoretical and research-based methodologies. Her aim is to facilitate and guide clients to live more meaningful lives with the ability to overcome any life obstacle.


Melissa Hussey

Education
B.A Double Major - Psychology & Gerontology, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB
M.Ed. Counselling Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL
Certification
Registered Psychologist – NL & Lab Psychology Board #653
Certified Counsellor – Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association #2619
Professional Membership
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Association of Psychology Newfoundland and Labrador (APNL)
More
In Person Session - Individual
Telephone Session - Individual
Video Session - Individual
Certified Counsellor
B.A.(Psychology), M.Ed.(Counselling Psychology), C.C.C.

INDIVIDUAL, COUPLE AND FAMILY COUNSELLING
AGES: Adults, Seniors

Helen has a wide range of experience working with individuals, couples, and families who are dealing with a variety of issues including anger, anxiety, aging-related issues, stress, grief, loss, relationship problems, self-esteem, life transitions, and separation & divorce.

She is trained in EMDR therapy and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. She has facilitated mediation services as well as psycho-educational groups related to positive parenting, setting healthy boundaries, and support groups for separated and divorced individuals.

Helen takes a holistic approach when working with clients and is open to include one’s spiritual beliefs and values in the counselling process.

Helen Mackinnon Counsellor
Helen MacKinnon B.A., M.Ed., C.C.C.

Education
B.A. Major-Psychology, Minor-Sociology, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS
Specialized courses in Gerontology, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
M.Ed. Counselling Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL

Certification
Certified Counsellor – Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, #4097
Certified Member of The Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists (ANN) #17-6192

Professional Membership
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Member of EMDR Canada
Member of EMDR International Association
Member of ICEEFT - Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Training
EMDR Level One and Two completed 2010
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) Externship completed 2011
Gottman Training for Couples Level One and Two completed 2018

More
In Person Session - Individual
Telephone Session - Individual
Video Session - Individual
In Person Session - Couples
In Person Session - Family
Video Session - Couples
Video Session - Family
Telephone Session - Couples
Telephone Session - Family
In Person Session - Individual
Telephone Session - Individual
Video Session - Individual
In Person Session - Family
Video Session - Family
Telephone Session - Family