Online Counsellors

Melissa Costa-Ryan

RSW, Registered Social Worker
Melissa focuses on a client centered practice but recognizes at times it takes a community to assist individuals, couples, and families in their time of need. She works from a holistic approach focusing on the spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical aspects of her clients. 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

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

Joy Prassad 

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Joy believes in the dignity of individuals and their ability to make changes to improve their lives. Her desire is to help clients gain new insights, increase self-awareness, experience renewed hope and greater healing, health and wholeness. 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

Gameli Soh

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
As the Lead Facilitator for the court-approved 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 Behavior counselling to children, youth, adults, couples, and families to help people, 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

Darlene Mignacco

MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker

Darlene 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 the process each individual has towards health and wellness, 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

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.
Distraction Coping

Distraction Coping

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Clinical Supervisor

Title:  Clinical SupervisorCompany: The Family Enhancement Centre  Number of Positions: Full Time 1 year contractCompensation: $70,000 - $74,000 per year pro ratedStart Date: Immediate Who We Are: The Family Enhancement Centre is a full...

Distraction Coping

Distraction Coping

Have you ever watched the videos where an infant becomes mesmerized by their pediatrician’s sensory distractions before they receive a vaccination shot? The baby becomes enamored by the doctor’s quick movements, gentle touches, and playful demeanor. Before they...

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