885 Regent St 3-7A
Emilie Hirschfeld, SSW Psychotherapist
Emilie (she/ her) is a cis gendered therapist living, working, and playing on the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek (Sudbury) under the Robinson- Huron Treaty. She believes connection to others is what helps in the process of healing and growing, and her practice is based on this knowledge. She is a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT), and is also trained in using Compassion Focused Therapy, EMDR, and Prolonged Exposure Therapy for the treatment of trauma and PTSD. She specializes in treating mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and is passionate about working with teens and adults of all gender identities and sexualities. Alongside Stacey, Emilie provides supervision for therapists undergoing training in CBT, and one on one consultations to those seeking more information on any of the above topics.
Jennifer Russell, BSW, RSW
Jen is a registered Social Worker with over 7 years of experience in her profession working in a variety of settings with diverse populations. She is experienced in trauma counseling, child welfare as well as mental health and addictions. Jen has specialized training with trauma survivors and victims of sexual assault. She is trained in Compassion-Focused Therapy as well as Clinical Traumatology. Jen has also studied at the CBT Training Centre of the North (formerly Centre for CBT Sudbury) and is a certified cognitive behavioural therapist with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
Angie Hunda, BA Honours (Psychology), BEd, MACP, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Angie is certified with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. She has experience providing psychotherapy to at-risk youth and adults in the Greater City of Sudbury. Angie has completed intensive training and supervision in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, and Compassion-Focused Therapy. Angie is available to see youth and adults for individual therapy.
Vivian Oystrick MSW, RSW Psychotherapist
Vivian is a Registered Social Worker and a PhD student in the Human Studies Program at Laurentian University. Vivian has many years of experiencing working with children and youth who have experienced adversity, both in child welfare, and as a member of Dr. Coholic’s research team. For the past five years, Vivian has also worked as the Research and Evaluation Manager for the YouthREX Northern Hub with Laurentian University’s School of Social Work. Vivian has always been passionate about enhancing resilience and supporting positive outcomes for the people she works with. Vivian is skilled in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy as well as psychotherapy specifically utilized in treating eating disorders.
Vincent Bolt MSW, RSW Psychotherapist
Vincent Bolt uses he/him pronouns. He is a registered social worker and he is completing his MSW. He has a Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work from Laurentian University and has experience working with Indigenous populations. He has years of experience working with transgender and non-binary people, as well as their families and loved ones. Vincent is experienced working in areas including gender identity and sexual orientation. He has training in CBT and Compassion Focused Therapy. He is available for morning, evening and weekend appointments. Vincent works with teens and youth, as well as adults. He can provide services in both English and French.
Manitoulin Island Site
15 Water st, Unit 4, Little Current, ON
Carly Valiente BA (Hons) RSW Psychotherapist
Carly is a Registered Social Worker and is currently in the application process of certification with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Carly has been working in the field of mental health treatment since 2018. She has completed intensive training and supervision in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Prolonged Exposure Therapy. Carly also has significant experience working with Indigenous populations in northern Ontario. Through working in this field, Carly has found her passion for evidence-based treatment, particularly in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and for working cross-culturally with individuals of all ages. Carly operates from a client-centered approach and utilizes evidence-based strategies to help support her clients.
Kelsey Weisner MSW RSW Psychotherapist
Kelsey is a registered Social Worker with approximately 10 years of experience providing treatment in mental health. She developed a passion for trauma informed practice and children's mental health early in her career and this passion has grown to working with families as a whole, and individuals of all ages. Kelsey has extensive training and supervision in Compassion Focused Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She is in the process of becoming a certified Cognitive Bevavioural Therapist and a mindfulness and meditation teacher. Kelsey is sensitive to cultural diversity, and has experience working cross-culturally around the District of Sudbury and Manitoulin Island. She supports and guides individuals in achieving their goals by utilizing a holistic approach and evidence-based strategies. She aspires to create a safe and comfortable environment that builds hope and new ways of relating and responding to distressful feelings and experiences.
Sault Ste. Marie Site
111 March St. Office 1
Michaela is in the process of registering with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and has completed her academic work in the Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology program at Yorkville University. Michaela has extensive experience in crisis counselling, working with children with behavioural issues, and working with adult and child domestic violence victims. Michaela is skilled in Solution-Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy including Prolonged Exposure therapy for the treatment of PTSD and CBT for eating disorders. Michaela is currently available to see youth and adults for individual therapy.
Beth Robbins-Goulding MSW, RSW Psychotherapist
Beth is a registered Social Worker with over 16 years of practice in both acute and community settings. She has a Masters of Social Work specializing in leadership and post graduate studies in clinical social work. Beth has taken Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy training at the Center for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto and has co-facilitated groups in the Barrie area with Mindfulness Based Interventions-Barrie. She has studied at the CBT Training Centre of the North (formally the Center for CBT Sudbury) and is in the application process of certification with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
Alan Largo RN, MScN, CPMHN(c) Psychotherapist
Alan Largo is a Registered Mental Health Nurse Specialist and a certified Cognitive Therapist with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Alan has expertise in CBT and advanced training in CFT, DBT, Trauma and Solution Focused Therapy. He has over 10 years of experience treating youths and adults in community and acute hospital settings experiencing severe and persistent mental illness. Alan is currently the lead consultant at Toronto's Holland Centre integrating CBT into treatment programs for clients with chronic pain and disability and co-developing Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital's psychiatric urgent care clinic for individuals in mental health crisis. Alan, alongside Stacey, provides supervision for therapists undergoing training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Kamini ("Kama") Kalia RN MScN Psychotherapist
Kamini ("Kama") RN MScN is a psychiatric/mental health registered nurse who studied psychotherapy with the CBT Training Centre of the North (formerly known as the Center for CBT Sudbury) and has successfully obtained CBT certification with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy in 2017. Kama has also studied compassion focused therapy, and is a certified Modo Yoga teacher with over 800 hours of training.