Michael Garfinkel

Michael is a psychotherapist who supports people with anxiety, OCD, and relationship challenges in finding relief. He has a Masters in Social Work from New York University, specialising in adult psychotherapy.

Growing up in Vancouver, Michael struggled with anxiety and depression in his early twenties. Driven to seek solutions, he spent years studying plant medicine and meditation abroad. Through those experiences, he learned that there is not one miracle cure, but rather an array of skills and practices we can harness to cultivate our wellbeing.

In his clinical work, he draws from a range of modalities, integrating CBT with mindfulness. He has specialized training in EMDR for trauma and ERP for OCD. His approach is warm, relational, and relaxed. He’ll support you in growing beyond your old limiting patterns into a more fulfilling experience of life.

Eric Morrissette

As a non-directive practitioner, I honour your autonomy and deep inner resources for healing. I see my role as travel companion, following you into unchartered territories. I’m here to help you find your path and bring into awareness unnoticed elements in the landscape of your journey. My goal is to support you reconnecting to your own wisdom and resilience.

My specialization in psychoanalytical therapy means that I believe the Unconscious is very important and that transformation comes through awareness of how past experiences have shaped us and dictate our trajectories. For me, healing comes from striving towards wholeness, bringing into light and connecting to parts of ourselves that have been left in shadow. I am here to support you in rewriting your story from a place of deeper insight, acceptance and compassion.

I believe psychedelics have the capacity to manifest deeper layers of the Unconscious that are otherwise not readily accessible. As medicine guiding us back to our own wisdom, they can connect us to our authentic self and to the greater whole. Experiences of altered states of consciousness can be magnificent but also challenging. Whatever comes up, my calm and grounding presence will help you in your quest for healing, meaning, and creativity.

I am a registered psychologist with the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec since 2010. Specializing in the psychoanalytical/psychodynamic approach, I have 15 years of experience working in a psychiatric setting, offering individual and art mediated group psychotherapy.

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En tant que praticien non directif, j'honore votre autonomie et vos ressources intérieures pour la guérison. Je vois mon rôle comme celui d'un compagnon de voyage, qui vous suit dans des territoires inexplorés. Je suis là pour vous aider à trouver votre propre chemin et à prendre conscience d'éléments inaperçus dans le paysage de votre parcours. Mon but est de vous aider à vous reconnecter à votre propre sagesse et à votre résilience.

Ma spécialisation en thérapie psychanalytique signifie que je crois que l'inconscient est très important et que la transformation passe par la prise de conscience de la façon dont nos expériences passées nous ont façonnés et dictent nos trajectoires. Pour moi, la guérison passe par la recherche de la complétude, la mise en lumière et la connexion avec des parties de nous-mêmes qui ont été laissées dans l'ombre. Je suis là pour vous aider à réécrire votre histoire dans la lucidité, l'acceptation et la compassion.

Je crois que les psychédéliques ont la capacité de révéler des couches plus profondes de l'inconscient qui ne sont pas facilement accessibles autrement. En tant que médecine nous guidant vers notre propre sagesse, ils peuvent nous mettre en contact avec notre soi authentique et avec le plus grand tout. Les expériences d'états altérés de conscience peuvent être magnifiques mais aussi éprouvantes. Peu importe ce qui émerge, ma présence calme et ancrée saura vous aider dans votre quête de guérison, de sens et de créativité.

Je suis psychologue inscrit à l'Ordre des Psychologues du Québec depuis 2010. Spécialisé dans l'approche psychanalytique/psychodynamique, j'ai 15 ans d'expérience en milieu psychiatrique, où j'offre des psychothérapies individuelles et de groupe à médiation artistique.

Shelagh Robinson

Dr. Shelagh Robinson is a Senior Psychologist at Numinus Montreal, and licensed by the Order of Psychologists of Quebec. She graduated from McGill University in 2001, and joined Mindspace in 2022.

Across her educational and professional training in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, Shelagh has developed an approach that makes use of an array of therapeutic tools.

Her practice may be described as Integrative – a custom frame structured by the specific needs of the client, melding concepts and techniques to promote positive change. In particular, Shelagh incorporates Mindfulness and Process-centered attention in her sessions, focusing on breath, language and eyes. She emphasizes building on existing strengths and aptitudes, and scaffolding the inner healer.

Shelagh has long been drawn to entheogenic studies to promote healing, and in the recent years has pursued training in psychedelic-assisted therapy. Her education focuses on molecular foundations, harm reduction, trauma-informed care, and the clinical use of these therapies to enhance client well-being. Shelagh offers specialized appointments to individuals choosing these methods, including Education, Preparation and Integration sessions.

Carly Noodleman

Carly obtained her Masters of Social Work from McGill University, and is a member of the Professional Order of Social Workers, Family, and Marriage Therapists of Quebec. She has extensive experience in the Health and Social Service network, including an expertise in Youth Protection, behaviour modification, crisis intervention and risk assessment. Carly works with individuals of all ages, as well as couples and families, to navigate issues such as anxiety, self-esteem, couple difficulties, parenting, and work-life balance.
Carly thrives on creating a positive rapport in order to provide you with a safe space to talk about personal struggles, without feeling judged. Her approach is based on compassion and empowerment, while cultivating insight and self-awareness. Her interventions are strength based, while taking into account prior lived experiences or traumas. Her focus is to provide you with an outlet and the tools to help you achieve your personal goals in a healthy way.

Angeleah Roberts

As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, Angeleah Roberts, believes in taking a more holistic approach and incorporating the mind, body, and spirit during the healing process. Her medical background includes many years working in pain management prior to becoming a registered nurse. As a registered nurse, she spent her first few years working on the neurology and orthopedic floor at the hospital. Shortly after, she went on to work at an inpatient residential treatment center for eating disorders working with adolescents. Angeleah’s goal is to be able to help those who are struggling with mental illness to obtain relief from their suffering.

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.

Guillaume Rajotte

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.

Areej Siddiqui

I have worked for eight years in generalist practice, and for three years each pursuing specialization in trauma therapy and sex therapy. My approach is grounded in curiosity, discovery, and collaboration. I hold faith in clients’ capacities to direct their own lives, and I enter into the therapeutic process as a reverent and humble companion. Together we might invite the unexpressed, listen for possibility, play with new and different self-narratives, and arrive at ways of moving onward that align with who you would like to be in the world. The ideas I introduce and directions I might pursue with clients are informed by feminist and queer theory, developmental psychology, perspectives on attachment and differentiation, and contemporary nervous system theory. Clients often leave with new understandings of themselves and their difficulties, enabling new and different actions in their lives.

In addition to a Masters in Couple and Family Therapy, I have pursued additional training in EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and couples therapy to address sexual issues. I enjoy working with a wide variety of folks—including the consensually non-monogamous, those among the lgbtq2s+, those in multi-cultural families or partnerships, and with experiences of immigration in their family history.