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).

Tammy Dunn

In her practice, Tammy strives to create a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to explore their emotions and experiences openly. The foundation of her practice is deeply informed by Internal Family Systems as well as mind, body, and spirit-based approaches. As a psychedelic assisted therapist, she finds these approaches to be very supportive. Tammy is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Flash Technique, and ART (Accelerated Resolution Therapy). She also utilizes Polyvagal Theory to help clients befriend their nervous system.
Tammy specializes in treating PTSD and CPTSD. She works with survivors of sexual abuse, NPD (narcissistic personality disorder) or BPD (borderline personality disorder) abuse, as well as individuals navigating religious/spiritual conflict and discovery.
She also has specialized training in working with first responders, law enforcement, firefighters, and military.

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.

Martha Kezemidis

Martha is a Registered Professional Counsellor and yoga teacher. She is a lead facilitator with Numinus Training, teaching a wide range of courses. As a clinician, Martha’s practice is person-centred and integrative, applying psychodynamic, transpersonal and somatic approaches to therapy. She has experience working with mood and anxiety disorders, acute and complex trauma, as well as grief, life transitions, identity issues, and stress and burnout. Her focus is on developing a strong therapeutic alliance, allowing clients to connect to their innate abilities to heal, gain resiliency and move towards living a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

Martha’s mission is to help shape the delivery of psychedelic medicine treatments with ethical integrity and a reverence for both the medicines and each individual’s journey and inner healing abilities.

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.

Anja Hedji

Anja is a first-generation immigrant born in former Yugoslavia who has experience working with people of diverse identities. Utilizing a Person-Centered approach, she integrates elements of varying theories to best suit the needs of each individual client. She approaches each client with humility, curiosity and non-judgement, centering an anti-oppressive lens to best understand their experiences.

She believes in the transformative power of creating a safe, collaborative space where healing can unfold naturally. By infusing warmth, understanding, and adaptability into her practice, she aims to empower her clients on their journey towards growth, self-discovery, and resiliency.

As a therapist, she embodies a warm, casual, and relational style. She enjoys finding humor when appropriate, which can be a powerful tool in the therapeutic journey. She embraces flexibility and encourages client feedback throughout the therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are looking for support with a challenging life transition, making important decisions, struggling with relationships or your mental health, she can help you with your therapeutic goals.

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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.