Mike Sherman

Mike has over a decade of experience working in the mental health field. He graduated from University of Southern California with a Masters in Social Work. He has his full social worker license (LCSW) in both Utah and Arizona, and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). Mike has worked with a number of individuals to help them work through symptoms related to depression. ADHD, anxiety, and LGBTQ+ issues. In addition to those, Mike is also very familiar with helping others heal from trauma in various forms, as it seems to be a matter that is becoming more pervasive and acknowledged by our culture. He is trained in several therapeutic modalities that include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT); Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT); Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Laughter and good humor have always been important in Mike's approach to much of life -- including therapy -- which is why he spends most of his free time with friends and family doing pretty much anything that can get a laugh which includes: open mic stand-up, video games, speaking in mostly Simpsons quotes, and running a comedy podcast with his wife (who is ALSO a therapist).

Eliana Martinez

Eliana Martinez is a Spanish speaking mental health provider. She received her bachelor’s degree in social work from Brigham Young University and her master’s in social work from the University of Utah. She began her career working as a psychiatric social worker and served ethnically diverse and LGBTQ students and families throughout schools in Los Angeles. She has also worked in the emergency departments; NICU; labor and delivery. Eliana worked in both short term and residential in-patient psychiatric units where she served Military suffering from deployment trauma; patients grappling with symptoms from surviving child abuse; substance abuse; PTSD, depression, anxiety, domestic violence, generational trauma, bi-polar disorder, psychosis, and suicidality and victims of crime. Eliana enjoys teaching others the skills they need to diminish their symptoms and empower them to create positive change.

Kamryn Dean

Kamryn is a board-certified and licensed physician assistant with experience in treating depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, OCD, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, and eating disorders. She considers it a privilege to act as a trusted confidant and medical advisor in a setting where patients are their most vulnerable. She embraces a holistic approach in her practice, emphasizing proper nutrition, regular physical exercise, counseling, and meaningful connections in conjunction with medication where appropriate/desired. She also supports the many options for treatment-resistant conditions offered at Numinus, including psychedelic-assisted therapies, TMS, and other treatments. Kamryn believes strongly in empowering her patients to be active participants in their treatment plans and makes it a point to provide comprehensive and understandable education during her visits.

Kamryn earned her Bachelor of Family Science degree from Utah Valley University with high honors. She later graduated from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with her Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Outside of work, Kamryn enjoys camping, hiking, traveling, playing board games, watching movies, and trying new recipes (especially baked goods) with her husband and two children.

Dr. Scott Salomone

Dr. Scott Salomone, MD (he/him) completed his Psychiatric Residency training with distinction in Spanish Language and Healthcare Disparities at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona where he was additionally the Chief Resident of outpatient psychiatry. He achieved his medical degree with distinction in Medical Education at Saint Louis University in Missouri where he also completed his undergraduate training in neuroscience and international studies. During his training, he gained experience treating a broad variety of mental health conditions in multiple care settings including outpatient medication management and therapy, inpatient hospitalization, consult and liaison for the hospital and emergency department, acute stabilization units, detox and rehabilitation services, and specialized treatment centers.

Dr. Salomone has found joy in the meaningful connections built in outpatient practice whether providing medication management, therapeutic services, or both with his patients. With a foundation of medical training, he strives to understand the complex physiology underlying mental health disorders and the medications, therapies, and other modalities used to treat them. He has an appreciation for ways that the mind and the body work in unison in both positive and sometimes self-defeating ways. He has had supervised training in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, CBT for Insomnia, dialectical behavioral therapy, emotion focused therapy, and mentalization based therapy.

Additionally, he has completed Level 1 and Level 2 training of the Gottman Method for couple’s therapy. Dr. Salomone is passionate about care for the underserved and reducing stigma around mental health. He provides psychiatric services in both English and Spanish. He understands there are many factors that influence one’s ability and willingness to seek help and hopes to create a welcoming space for all to come and explore their mental wellness. As an advocate for the LGBTQ community, he is dedicated to providing evidence-based, individualized, and compassionate care to patients of all identities. He is excited to take part in researching the potential benefits of psychedelic medicines for mental health and utilizing treatments already available such as ketamine-assisted psychotherapy and esketamine.

Dr. Hyehyun Paek

Dr. Hyehyun Paek is a psychiatrist at Numinus Montreal. She obtained her medical degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She completed her psychiatry residency at McGill University in 2020. After graduating, she received her certificate in Integrative Psychiatry from the Integrative Psychiatry Institute based out of University of Colorado. She also completed a one-year professional training in Compassionate Inquiry, a trauma-focused psychotherapeutic approach developed by Dr. Gabor Maté and Sat Dharam.
Hyehyun's approach to mental health focuses on the whole person rather than just on the symptoms. She believes in empowering patients to take charge of their own wellbeing and facilitates this through supportive listening and unconditional positive regard. Hyehyun has a special interest in spirituality and its connection to mental health. She brings enthusiasm, passion and curiosity to her role at Numinus. She is very grateful to be part of the psychedelics team during this exciting time of growth in mental healthcare.

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.

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.

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.

Sarah Cimesa

Therapy is an opportunity to bridge personal struggles with new insights of healing and change, and I am here to support you through that process.

In my practice, I have had the pleasure of working with diverse populations with a range of challenges and strengths. I am proud to be a part of the LGBT-Queer community and am passionate about supporting individuals from all walks of life to share their story. My work is trauma-informed and strengths-based, with experience in supporting clients seeking to gain emotional balance, motivation, empowerment, coping strategies, and self-knowledge.

I completed my Masters in Counselling Psychology with Yorkville University, and hold an Honours BA in Psychology with certificate in Communication from the University of Guelph. My clinical focus incorporates elements of:

* Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
* Emotionally-Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT)
* Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
* Narrative Therapy
* Mindfulness Techniques

My therapeutic approach is collaborative, engaging, and committed to holding space for what matters most to you. I am committed to the therapeutic process and working together with you to integrate healthier ways of navigating life.

Therapy is tailored to your specific goals, need, and values in a non-judgmental and supportive environment.

Sessions are available to residents of Ontario, Canada.

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.