Brittney Doody

Brittney is a registered social worker in Ontario with over 10 years of 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.

She has extensive experience treating anxiety and anxiety related disorders, emotional regulation, relationship difficulties, developmental trauma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) & executive function difficulties, depression, oppositional behaviour, self-esteem, 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 uses a combination of therapeutic modalities including Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, and play-based therapeutic approaches.

Brittney has specific training in adoption competency and has substantial experience providing support to help navigate the unique challenges experienced by these families.

Licensing Body: Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Education: Master of Social Work (University of Toronto)

Rebecca Hsiang

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Rebecca is a registered psychotherapist and a Canadian Certified Counsellor. Rebecca completed a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. She has extensive experience working with children, teens, and adults, and with supporting youth and young adults in mental health crises.

Her work with young children, teens, and families encompasses a wide range of mental health concerns including: anxiety, depression, life transitions, parenting (coparenting), developmental trauma, suicide risk and self-harm, grief and loss, peer relationships, self-esteem, anger management, school refusal, and families in transition (i.e. separation and divorce).

Rebecca practices from a values-based and trauma-informed perspective to provide a safe, nurturing and non-judgemental space for healing and growth. She utilizes age-appropriate play-based therapies to support young children and parents in developing healthy family relations. She is attuned to matters of inclusion and diversity and strives to provide an anti-racist, anti-oppressive practice. She fosters a client-centred approach that incorporates Emotionally Focused (Family) Therapy (EFT/EFFT), Narrative Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Mindfulness-Based Therapy.

Licensing Body: College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Education: Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology (University of Western Ontario)

Kate Davidson

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Kate is a registered psychological associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She holds a Master’s Degree in School Psychology, and has 16 years of experience working in the public school system and private practice. Kate works with students who have a variety of learning needs, such as learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

She is passionate about helping parents understand their children’s learning so they can work collaboratively with the education system to support their children in reaching their potential. She currently provides assessment and consultation services.

Licensing Body: College of Psychologists of Ontario

Education: Master’s Degree in School Psychology (Mount Saint Vincent University)

Professional Associations: Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals

Michelle J Buckle

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Michelle is a registered psychologist, dramatherapist, certified Canadian counsellor, and educator in Ontario and Alberta, with over 26 years’ experience providing mental health services for youth, adults, and families. In addition to teaching and training diverse populations, Michelle has provided assessment and intervention services for institutions, school boards, community mental health agencies, and in private practice.

Working with individuals, groups, families, and couples, Michelle finds that people are spiritual, social, emotional, intellectual, and physical beings, each on a journey to find balance in all areas. She provides treatment for a wide range of issues including self-esteem, bullying, trauma and abuse, stress, anxiety, depression, relationship problems, family conflict, co-parenting, and grief and loss.

Michelle primarily uses embodied methods rooted in psychotherapeutic practices such as Somatic Psychology, Jungian Psychology, Systemic Family Constellations, Attachment-Based Family Therapy, Neurobiological Psychology, Accelerated Resolution Therapy and Psychodrama Therapy. Michelle also uses the expressive arts therapies to encourage clients of all ages to identify their values, goals, and skills, meanwhile tapping into their creative gifts for healing. Michelle further shares her passion for hearing people’s stories by using theatre to inspire conflict transformation, community building, environmental awareness, and creative solutions to social justice issues.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys dancing in the rain, going to the theatre, reading a good suspense novel, and travelling. But most of all, she loves helping people on their journey to transform their lives and heal their minds, bodies, hearts, and souls. She is a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a friend. Michelle was born in England, raised in Canada, and is of Jamaican heritage.

Licensing Bodies: College of Psychologists of Ontario ; College of Alberta Psychologists

Education: Master of Counselling (Gonzaga University)

Professional Associations:

  • The Canadian Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • Psychologists’ Association of Alberta
Larissa Pipe

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Larissa is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She received her Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of Western Ontario with a research emphasis on the mental health and well-being of students within the school system.

Larissa has developed expertise through her experience working within a school board to support children and adolescents with a variety of learning, social, emotional, and behavioural needs. She also has experience working on multidisciplinary teams, providing assessment of complex needs, grief and bereavement support, and mental health interventions. She currently provides assessment, consultation, and intervention services.

Licensing Body: College of Psychologists of Ontario

Education: Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology (University of Western Ontario)

Glenn Stelpstra

Pronouns: he / him / his

Glenn is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. He has over 18 years of experience in the public school system working with children and youth.

His primary area of interest is in completing psychoeducational assessments to help students better understand their learning strengths, areas of challenge, and the potential support options available within the school environment.

Glenn is married and has three children. When he is not at work, he can often be found at one of the local hockey rinks or watching his kids in their various activities. He has volunteered in the past as a soccer and hockey coach for kids.

Licensing Body: College of Psychologists of Ontario

Education: M.A. Psychology (Edinboro University)

Professional Associations: Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals

Sarah Husain

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Sarah is a registered clinical psychologist and school psychologist in Ontario. She brings to her practice over a decade of experience working with children, youth, and parents in various capacities. Sarah has provided assessment and mental health services in school boards, post-secondary institutions, community mental health agencies, and multi-disciplinary private practice settings.

Currently, Sarah provides psychotherapy and counselling services for preschoolers, children, teens, and parents. She provides treatment for a wide range of issues, including anxiety, OCD, depression, ADHD, emotional regulation, grief, trauma, social skills, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, gender identity, and life/family transitions (such as separation and divorce). She works primarily from an emotion focused approach, and uses elements of different modalities as needed, including Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), mindfulness, interpersonal therapy and play-therapy. She is known for her warm and compassionate approach, and easily develops rapport with clients of all ages. She has a particular interest in providing support and consultation for parents of children and teens with intense emotions and challenging behaviour, and in helping to strengthen parent-child relationships.

Sarah also provides psycho-educational and autism assessments for children and teens. She offers a holistic and comprehensive approach to assessment, to help parents and teachers better support the student’s learning and overall development at home and school. Sarah has a special interest in early diagnosis of ASD in toddlers, and many years of training and experience within this specialized area.

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys hiking, gardening and being outdoors. She is a mother of two young children, who keep her on her toes and are constant reminders of how uniquely wonderful and challenging each child can be.

Licensing Body: College of Psychologists of Ontario

Education: Master’s Degree in School Psychology (University of British Columbia)

Professional Associations:

  • Ontario Psychological Association
  • Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals
  • Canadian Psychological Association