Our Team

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Meet our team! Each of the practitioners below has a unique perspective, approach and set of strengths. We all share the same mission: to deliver excellent care in a warm and compassionate way.

Clinic Directors

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Lyndsey Davies
MSW, RSW

Lyndsey is a registered social worker / psychotherapist with more than 20 years’ experience working with individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), a history of trauma, and difficulty regulating emotions. She offers individual and group therapy with specializations in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy.
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Shira Green
MSW, RSW

Shira is a registered social worker/psychotherapist with nearly 20 years experience treating adults in the Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She transitioned to private practice in 2021 where she continues to work with clients struggling with BPD and also supports those experiencing anxiety, depression, history of trauma, emotion dysregulation and interpersonal difficulties among other challenges.
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Dr. Michelle Leybman
PhD, C.Psych

Michelle is a clinical psychologist, a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She works with adults and adolescents with eating disorders, anxiety disorders, and BPD. She also works with more general concerns like low self-esteem, relationship issues, and identity issues. She has expertise in several therapies, including DBT, CBT, and mindfulness-based therapies.
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Associates

Leah Breslow
MA, RP

Leah Breslow is a registered psychotherapist. She received her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph. Leah works with people struggling with anxiety, depression, BPD, emotion dysregulation, ADHD, disordered eating, interpersonal relationship difficulties, addictions, and LGBTQ concerns.
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Annie Chinneck
PhD, C. Psych

Annie is a clinical psychologist and a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Annie treats adolescents and adults who struggle with emotional and behavioural dysregulation. She uses evidence-based therapies like DBT, CBT, ACT, and PE to support clients with BPD, complex trauma, substance use, anxiety and depression.
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Justin Goddard
MA, RP

Justin Goddard is a registered psychotherapist with experience working in the United States and Canada. Since beginning to practice in early 2014, Justin has supported clients in making important life changes including increasing self-esteem, improving control over emotions and moods, and improving self-understanding.
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Yana Konchin
MA, RP (Qualifying)

Yana completed her degree in Clinical Mental Health Counselling at the Adler Professional Graduate School. She has over ten years of experience working within a Behavioral approach in a variety of therapeutic settings. She also has a graduate certificate in DBT from Linehan institute from 2018.
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Caitlin McNeil
MSW, RSW

Caitlin McNeil is a registered social worker who received her masters from Glasgow Caledonian University. Caitlin has extensive experience supporting people with PTSD, trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, addictions, relationship difficulties and life transitions. Caitlin is trained and experienced in EMDR, CBT, DBT and Sex Therapy.
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Lara van Niekerk
MA, RP

Lara van Niekerk is a Registered Psychotherapist. She completed her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She supports clients facing challenges with anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, trauma, and mental health concerns associated with brain injury and chronic pain as well as co-facilitating DBT skills groups.
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Fatima Saleem
MA, RP

Fatima is a Registered Psychotherapist who completed her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in December 2022. Fatima has experience working with trauma through a Somatic and Mindfulness lens and she has worked with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, life transitions, family of origin issues, and interpersonal relationships.
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Joshua Spring
MSW, RSW

Joshua Spring is a registered social worker who received his Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto. He has extensive experience supporting clients with borderline personality disorder, mood and anxiety disorders, a history of trauma, and substance use challenges. He has worked specifically within the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and has particular expertise in providing DBT.
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Katie Stemeroff
MSW, RSW

Katie is a registered social worker in Ontario with over 10 years of experience in community and hospital based settings working with adolescents, transitional aged youth and adults. Katie specializes in complex mental health, emotion dysregulation, addictions and treating individuals with a history of trauma. Katie has particular expertise in DBT, DBT-PTSD and Prolonged exposure.
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Alanna Streiman
MA, RP

Alanna is a Registered Psychotherapist with a Master of Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. Alanna supports clients working through a variety of concerns including, depression, stress, anxiety, family conflict, self-esteem, emotion regulation, codependency, communication, and boundary setting issues.
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Jessica Udit
MSW, RSW

Jessica is a registered Social Worker with over 10 years of experience doing both individual and family therapy with adolescents and adults. Jessica has extensive experience working with individuals who struggle with mood dysregulation, trauma, self- harm and suicidality, anxiety, depression, disordered eating and substance use. Jessica is experienced in several therapies including DBT, CBT, EMDR, prolonged exposure, and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy.
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Rebecca Wilkes
MSW, RSW

Rebecca is a registered social worker in Ontario with over 14 years of experience in health and social services. She has extensive experience in a variety of community and hospital based settings, in rural, remote and urban centres, working with adults, adolescents and seniors.
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Dr. Gillian Wilson
PhD., C.Psych

Gillian is a clinical psychologist who provides evidence-based assessment and treatment for adults experiencing anxiety (e.g., social anxiety, generalized anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia, health anxiety, specific phobias), obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, posttraumatic stress, borderline personality disorder, emotion regulation difficulties, insomnia, relationship difficulties, and life stress/transitions.
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