Dominique Cloutier

Dr. Dominique Cloutier holds a doctorate in psychology from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She is a clinical psychologist licensed by the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec.
Dominique has clinical experience in a wide range of issues, including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders and attachment disorders. For many years, she has worked with individuals suffering from emotional, interpersonal and/or family difficulties due to a variety of situations: bereavement, separation, depression, anxiety, childhood trauma linked to psychological, physical and sexual abuse, and life transitions. Dominique also has experience with the difficulties and issues associated with the perinatal period, and she accompanies (future) parents through their experience.
In her clinical practice, she works with a highly varied clientele from a variety of cultures and communities. Her clinical work is therefore integrative, drawing on different orientations and currents of thought according to the needs of each individual and building on the unique qualities and strengths of each person.
Dominique sees therapy first and foremost as an intimate space in which to feel supported and understood in the face of painful situations. This space allows us to connect with our human emotional experiences and thus improve our ability to recognise our emotions, by naming and experiencing them in order to regulate them better. Therapy also enables us to become aware of our ways of thinking and the behavioural choices/patterns that contribute to our current problems. Finally, Dominique attaches great importance to the therapeutic alliance and has created a warm atmosphere based on compassion, trust and humour, because therapy is also a place where we can share and celebrate our successes, our moments of pride and joy.
She offers her services in French and English to teenagers and adults.
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Dr. Dominique Cloutier détient un doctorat en psychologie de l’Université du Québec à Montréal. Elle est psychologue clinicienne agréée par l’Ordre des Psychologues du Québec.
Dominique détient une expérience clinique concernant une diversité de problématiques telles que les troubles anxieux, les troubles de l’humeur, les troubles de personnalité, les troubles alimentaires et les troubles d’attachement. Depuis plusieurs années, elle accompagne des individus souffrant de difficultés sur le plan émotionnel, interpersonnel et/ou familial dû à diverses situations : deuil, séparation, dépression, anxiété, traumatismes de l’enfance liés à des abus psychologiques, physiques et sexuels, transition de vie. Dominique possède de plus une expérience en ce qui a trait aux difficultés et aux enjeux liés à la période périnatale et elle accompagne les (futurs) parents dans leur expérience.
Dans sa pratique clinique, elle exerce au sein d’une clientèle très variée et issue de diverses cultures et communautés. Elle privilégie donc un travail clinique dit intégratif et alimenté par différentes orientations et courants de pensée selon les besoins de chacun et en s’appuyant sur les qualités et les forces uniques à chacun.
Dominique considère la thérapie comme avant tout un espace intime qui permet de se sentir soutenu et compris face aux situations douloureuses que l’on traverse. Cette espace permet de connecter avec nos expériences émotionnelles humaines et ainsi d’améliorer nos capacités à reconnaitre nos émotions, en les nommant et les expérimentant afin de mieux les réguler. La thérapie nous permet par ailleurs de prendre conscience de nos façons de penser et de nos choix/patrons comportementaux participants à nos problèmes actuels. Enfin, Dominique accorde une grande importance à l’alliance thérapeutique et a créé un climat chaleureux fondé sur la compassion, la confiance et l’humour, car la thérapie est aussi un endroit où l’on doit pouvoir partager et célébrer nos réussites, nos moments de fierté et de joie.
Elle offre ses services en français et en anglais à une clientèle adolescente et adulte.

Carlos Palomo

Carlos has been working as a Clinician since 2016. He spent 7 years working in suicidality, psychosis, and Crisis Intervention. Carlos experience in working with clients in acute distress has given him the opportunity to understand how to best collaborate with clients in creating spaces externally and internally that invoke a sense of safety. This process creates room for vulnerability, awareness and courage to engage with difficult emotions and experiences. His approach is eclectic and curated to optimize facilitation for the client to experience growth and healing. His clinical style is conversational and egalitarian to ensure an open, warm and genuine therapeutic relationship between the therapist and client.

Tamara Pearl

Tamara specializes in trauma counselling and psychotherapy. Tamara helps her clients access their own body-based inner wisdom so that they can find answers that are right for them and their life. Body centered approaches are helpful because while our minds are busy trying to figure things out, our body has a sense of what resonates. Approaching difficulties with curiosity and self-compassion allows us to transform and heal, and to connect to new resources.

Tamara is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who has worked and taught in the field of trauma healing for over 20 years in a variety of settings, including Chopra Addiction and Wellness Centre, Roots to Thrive ketamine assisted therapy program, and teaching for 4 years in Adler University’s Masters of Counselling Psychology and Art Therapy program. She is honoured to accompany people on their healing journey.

She has received specialized training in healing intergenerational, collective and cultural trauma, in Indigenous, Focusing Oriented Therapy for Complex Trauma, and in Psychedelic Somatic Interactional Psychotherapy -which helps heal the nervous system.

Jeffrey Hoy

I am a therapist who wants to help you, in the way that works for you, and at the pace that works for you. I seek to create a safe, calm, and open place for you to explore what is really going on. I have lived a richly experienced life - and I know first hand what it's like to be in a difficult place. I believe that my broad life experience - with both positive and many negative experiences - gives me an exceptional ability to understand, empathize with, and inspire the clients I work with. My training enables me to help clients explore uncomfortable underlying emotions, thoughts, and memories that keep them from living the life they want.

Hunter Elyse

Through my own journey healing from C-PTSD, I learned first-hand the vital importance of working with the body. Therefore, my approach to counselling is a holistic one - integrating mind, body, and spirit. When we experience something that overwhelms our nervous system's ability to cope, a common protective response is to live in our head and become disconnected from our body and our soul. I support you in reconnecting to the parts of yourself that you may have abandoned or left behind somewhere along the way, so that you are able to experience ALL of who you are.

I can support you in increasing your awareness of your parts, patterns, and capacities so that you have a clearer understanding of your inner landscape and feel like you have more control over yourself and your life. I am a certified breathwork facilitator, and have completed up to Intermediate level III in my Somatic Experiencing (SE) professional training.

Anna MacGillivray

Anna is passionate about helping her clients pursue healing, growth, and self-understanding. Her approach to counselling is rooted in the idea that the body holds knowledge that cannot always be expressed through words. She aims to offer clients a supportive space to explore their stories: past, present, and future. Anna works with individuals experiencing discomfort in daily living, whether it be struggling with trauma/PTSD, substance use, disordered eating, religious deconstruction/reshaping, relationship struggles, and emotional discomfort. She firmly believes that change is possible through deeper knowledge of self and the integration of the body and mind. Anna is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University and with additional training in Emotion Focused Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Somatic Experiencing, trauma informed practice, mindfulness, and yoga. She aims to work alongside clients to help them gain safety and comfort in their bodies, their relationships, and their lives.

Rebecca Ziemann

Rebecca is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario (CRPO) and the Canadian Association of Psychodynamic Therapy (CAPT). She supports her client’s goals to achieve a new balance in their day-to-day life and rediscovering purpose and meaning.

Rebecca’s competencies range from your everyday improvements and insights to severe complex mental health challenges. She has extensive knowledge with Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA), Worker Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) and clients dealing with personality or mood disorders.

Approaches provided: Psychedelic-Assisted-Psychotherapy (PAT), treatment for Nonepileptic seizures (NES), short-term/brief therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis (CBTp), dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), Transactional Analysis (TA), Jungian dream analysis, dream revision, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), meditation and mindfulness for those suffering Functional Neurological Disorders (FND), Trauma, Chronic pain, PTSD (Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder), Complex PTSD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Adjustment challenges, Attachment, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Boundaries, Emotion Regulation and/or Relationship problems.
She has training conducting self-reporting assessments.

Niyati Gandhi

Niyati Gandhi is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) who has been helping ethnically diverse adults, couples, and families across Canada, the United States, and India for over a decade. She firmly believes that every individual possesses untapped self-knowledge that can be unlocked and developed through therapy. As a therapist, Niyati approaches each session with compassion, empathy, and warmth, creating a confidential space where clients can explore their thoughts and emotions safely.

Niyati's therapeutic style is grounded in her training in clinical psychology and her South Asian roots, which enables her to offer a holistic approach to therapy. She blends Western psychology with Eastern philosophy, integrating some of the most effective therapeutic approaches such as cognitive-behavioral (CBT), emotion-focused, attachment-focused, and mindfulness-based therapies. Additionally, she is trained in EMDR and Internal family systems (IFS), which enables her to help individuals process and integrate parts of self and their traumatic memories, reducing their distress.

Apart from her training in traditional psychotherapy, Niyati has a keen interest in the therapeutic application of psychedelics. She has completed her training in MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD (MAPS USA) and from Integrative Psychiatric Institute (IPI), USA to become a Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Provider. Niyati believes that her clients truly are the experts on themselves, and her role as a therapist is to facilitate their journey of self-discovery and healing. She is committed to building a therapeutic relationship with each of her clients, which requires a sense of safety, respect, and trust.

Meg Leitold

Meg is a Registered Psychotherapist and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner based in Tkaronto/Toronto with a focused practice in developmental trauma. She holds an MEd in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto/OISE, and has completed additional training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Internal Family Systems/ego state therapy, NeuroAffective Touch, and other touch-based somatic modalities for relational trauma. Meg has extensive training in supporting people with persistent dissociative processes, including dissociative identities, from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD). She is trained to deliver both MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD (MAPS USA) and ketamine-assisted psychotherapy.

Meg’s approach to therapy centres experiential and somatic process. Her therapeutic lens holds the impacts of structural violence, collective trauma, and organized abandonment closely in understanding each person’s experience of themselves in the world. She brings personal and professional experience to her work with LGBTQ2S+ people, and is committed to anti-oppressive and self-reflective practice, cultural humility, and harm reduction. Meg draws from her professional training in trauma renegotiation, psychedelic research, and her own medicine and somatic work to inform her presence and values as a psychedelic therapist. Her approach emphasizes safety, dignity, self-determination, and belonging in the therapeutic space. She seeks to support each person she sits with to reconnect to their body’s wisdom, inner knowing, and inherent wholeness.

Laura LaChance

Dr. Laura LaChance graduated from Queen's University School of Medicine in 2011 and completed her residency training in psychiatry at the University of Toronto in 2017. She has held clinical and academic positions at both the University of Toronto (CAMH) and McGill University (St. Mary's Hospital) where she has worked in various clinical settings prior to moving into private practice in 2023. Dr. LaChance has a special interest in the role of health behaviours (lifestyle) on mental health and incorporates nutrition, physical activity, and other mind body interventions into the psychiatric care she provides.

Dr. LaChance has completed additional training in understanding the social causes of mental illness (CIHR Research Fellowship 2012) and obtained a Master's in Psychiatry from McGill University in 2021. Her Master's degree was focused on understanding the impact of nutrition and physical activity interventions on mental health. She is also currently completing a fellowship in integrative psychiatry with Psychiatry Redefined.

Dr. LaChance has been engaged in research in the field of Nutritional Psychiatry since 2012 and has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations; educating her peers and the public on the mental health benefits of nutritional interventions. She is currently an Adjunct Research Scientist at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Psychedelic assisted therapy, a treatment intervention that embodies the synergy between biology, psychology and social factors is a natural fit for Dr. LaChance.