Our Team

Melissa Maidment 

RSW, Registered Social Worker
Melissa specializes in perinatal mental health therapy to individuals and couples experiencing postpartum depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and psychosis.  Read More

Becky Hills

Life Coach, Masters of Theological Studies
Becky is both a Registered Professional Counsellor and a Certified Professional Coach and provides a blended approach of coaching and counselling to help you achieve mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness through meaningful self-exploration.  Read More

Gameli Soh

Registered Psychotherapist (qualifying)
As the Lead Facilitator for our Anger Management group program, Gameli has conducted hundreds of psycho-educational sessions for clients to learn prevention techniques, coping strategies and access tools to effectively manage anger triggers. Read More

Nancy Friedman 

MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Nancy Friedman has extensive experience providing counselling for mental health, child welfare, management, teaching and training. Nancy offers Brief Solution Focused, Narrative and Cognitive Behavioral counselling to children, youth, adults, couples, and families to help people.
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Darlene Artt

M.Div. , Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Darlene incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems theory, narrative therapy, and brief solution-focused therapies to help clients overcome mental health concerns. She has a diverse background in working with couples and youth.  Read More

John Nilsson

MSW, Registered Social Worker, Certified EMDR
John is a Registered Social Worker with experience working with youth, individuals, couples, and families. He is interested in using integrative psychotherapy approaches such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Read More

Maryna Svitasheva

PhD, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Maryna is a registered psychotherapist with over 23 years of experience. She has worked with all ages; children under 12 years, 12-17 years, adults, couples, groups and families.  Read More

Donna Richards

MSW, Psychot, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Donna’s passion and professional practice focus on Adults eighteen or more years of age. She specializes in the treatment of Anxiety, Depression, Anger and Stress Management. Read More

Darlene Mignacco

MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Darlene’s professional practice focuses on Youth and Seniors. She specializes in Narrative Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy and Psycho-dynamic Therapy. She is client-focused and honours each individual’s process towards health and wellness.  Read More

Ruth Simmonds

MSW, Registered Social Worker
Ruth Simmonds is a Registered Social Worker with over 20 years of experience. She is highly skilled in applying knowledge and skills developed through training and experience of family systems. Read More

Ian Andrew Wine

MSW, Youth Counsellor
Ian Andrew Wine is a Social Worker and Counsellor with 26+ years of experience. His background includes child welfare, criminal justice and mental health. Experience in assessment Read More

Annette Ambursley

RSW, BA, Registered Social Worker
Annette comes with a wealth of experience as a professional Social Worker, including several years in the field of Child Protection, and counselling children impacted by Domestic Violence.  Read More

Randall Gutierrez

MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Randall has more than fifteen years of experience working with immigrants, refugees, L.G.B.T.Q.Q.2.S., seniors, people with disabilities, under-housed people, and racial minorities. Randall supporting client’s growth, development and healing, Read More

Kimberley Bradbury

MSW, Registered Social Worker
Kimberley is a Registered Social worker. Kim has 17 + years’ experience working with a diverse population of individuals, couples, families, and groups. 
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Raymond J. Carere

MSW, Registered Social Worker
Raymond has supported individuals dealing with concerns ranged from depression, cognitive disorders, anxiety, substance use, trauma, low self-esteem, self-harm and. Read More

Alma Saric

MSW, BSW, Registered Social Worker
Alma is a Registered Social Worker with a specialization in mental health and experience with children and families. Alma has experience working with indigenous people and works towards creating inclusive spaces for her clients.  Read More

Experienced Team

Our counsellors are expert in marriage counselling, youth counselling, play therapy, family counselling, grief counselling, anger management, parenting, depression, anxiety and eating disorder related issues.

Court Approved

We offer court approved group programs for anger management and co-parenting. These are available as individual as well as group workshops.

Multiple Locations

The Family Enhancement Centre is easy to reach with conveniently located offices in Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, St. Catharines and Orangeville.

Multiple Languages

Our counsellors come from different backgrounds and speak different languages including English, French, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Malayalam, Arabic and Cantonese.

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Registered Social Worker (Full Time)

Title: Registered Social Worker Company: The Family Enhancement Centre Number of Positions: 2 Full Time 3-month contracts with the possibility of an extension Compensation: $62,300 - $63,953 per year pro rated Start Date: Immediate Who We Are: The Family Enhancement...

What Is Your Anger Trying To Tell You?

What Is Your Anger Trying To Tell You?

My therapist once told me that anger can happen when we are tired of being sad. Is this true for you? Does our compounded sadness turn into rage? Frustration can result from various impositions and limitations on our lives. Anger often stems from unfair treatment,...

Registered Social Worker (Full Time)

Title: Registered Social Worker Company: The Family Enhancement Centre Number of Positions: 2 Full Time 3-month contracts with the possibility of an extension Compensation: $62,300 - $63,953 per year pro rated Start Date: Immediate Who We Are: The Family Enhancement...

What Is Your Anger Trying To Tell You?

What Is Your Anger Trying To Tell You?

My therapist once told me that anger can happen when we are tired of being sad. Is this true for you? Does our compounded sadness turn into rage? Frustration can result from various impositions and limitations on our lives. Anger often stems from unfair treatment,...

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