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Clinicians on Staff

Meet the Team

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Danielle (she/her/hers)

Ontario Registered Psychotherapist

Canadian Certified Counsellor
Certified CPT Provider

Informed Internal Family Systems Therapist

Perinatal Mental Health Training

Thank you for being here.

As a trauma and loss survivor, I have dedicated my professional career to helping you find healing and relief from your trauma(s). This has been a journey for my therapy practice and it’s one I cherish.

Working with clients to overcome their anxieties, grief, and trauma is something near and dear to my heart. It’s been a true privilege to work for clients like you, to have them confide in me and to trust in our therapeutic relationship. It is my hope to help more clients achieve a better sense of self and heightened overall wellbeing. I do this by investigating how you’ve developed your symptoms, assisting you in overcoming your reservations, and finally, providing you with the skills necessary to create lasting change in your life. 

Experienced and Trained Areas

Traumatic loss, grief, loss of a child, divorce/separation, anxiety disorders, PTSD, trauma, survivors of domestic violence, first responders, adjustment disorders, mood disorders, sleep disturbances, life changes, on the spectrum of Autism concerns, and LGBTIQA+.

A bit more about me..

Love what I do because the change I see in my clients in a few short months of therapy.

I have two children.

I am an athlete and sports coach.

I love to read, write, and paint.

Qualifications

​Registered Psychotherapist, CRPO

Canadian Certified Counsellor, CCPA

Perinatal Mental Health Training, PSI

Informed Internal Family Systems Therapist, IFSCA

Cognitive Processing Therapy Provider, CPTforPTSD

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Certificate

Grief Group Facilitator Certificate, Hospice

Trained in Grief Processing, Hospice

Trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Waypoint

Trained in Trans Health and Therapy Services, Waypoint

Continued learning through professional trainings

College Registration and Education

Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. 

Master's of Science (M.S.) from Stetson University in Clinical Mental Health Counselling. 

Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Florida in Psychology and Women and Gender Studies.​​

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Gelica Tatarenko

RN, BScN, CPMHN, RP (Q)

Ontario Registered Psychotherapist, Qualifying


Trainings

Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse

Concurrent Disorders Certificate

Community Mental Health Case Management Certificate

Trauma-Informed De-escalation Education for Safety and Self-Protection


I am a CBT-therapist, with a strong background in nursing and caring for those who experience mental health concerns and trauma. With nine years of experience, I hope to provide therapy for my clients that is representative of their individual needs.

Experienced and Trained Areas

Adults struggling through situational crises, life transitions, addiction(s), and trauma.

A bit more about me..

Compassionate about my work.

I have a young toddler.

I enjoy travelling and trying out new restaurants.

College Registration and Education


Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

Masters in Education in Counselling Psychology from OISE University of Toronto.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (w/Honours) from Ryerson University

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Nada Jarmakani

Registered Psychotherapist (Q)

Trainings

Certified Trauma-Professional training

Somatic Therapy training

Polyvagal Therapy training

Informed parts-work training (IFS)

Anger management training

Grief therapy training

Currently enrolled in neuroscience-based interventions and prolonged exposure therapy trainings 

Currently enrolled in a CPT-informed training course

Completed other informed-trainings, including ACT, DBT, mindfulness, and CBT. 

I'm excited to pursue certification in Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping) levels 1 and 2, as it offers proven benefits such as reducing stress and anxiety, supporting trauma recovery, and enhancing emotional well-being!

I am a passionate mental health provider, recognizing the importance of mental health in improving quality of life. It is my belief that everyone has the potential to thrive with the right support and tools. With a deep understanding of the importance of cultural sensitivity and diversity, I strive to create a safe and supportive space for individuals to explore their challenges and heal from complex experiences. 

Experienced and Trained Areas

Through collaborative and goal-oriented therapy, I support adults and youth in overcoming various challenges, including anxiety, anger management, ADHD, depression, grief, and trauma. By integrating evidence-based practices like mindfulness, CBT, and somatic techniques, I guide my clients towards greater self-awareness, emotional regulation, and overall well-being. I warmly welcome individuals seeking support and guidance on their journey towards healing, growth, and long-term transformation.

A bit more about me..

I've lived in Canada, Africa, and the Middle East, experiencing firsthand the challenges and joys of adapting to new cultures.

As a mom of two teens and someone who loves lifelong learning, I find great fulfillment in challenging myself through sports and continuous learning. 

My personal journey through grief, including its many cycles and waves, has driven me to pursue a career as a therapist. I am dedicated to helping others navigate their own paths through grief and life challenges.

I also speak conversational Arabic.

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Kimia Aryanpour

Current Yorkville University M.A. Student
Registered Psychotherapist (Q)

Trainings

ASIST Suicide Prevention Certified CAMH

Beck Institute Essentials of CBT 

Evergreen Certified Mindfulness Informed Professional (CMIP) Certification


I am a dedicated and compassionate registered psychotherapist (Qualifying) with an eclectic approach in therapy. I strive to create a safe environment and utilize evidence-based techniques to address your emotional, cognitive, and behavioural concerns. I am committed to taking a trauma-informed and culturally aware approach to collaboratively create effective treatment plans tailored to your unique needs.


Experienced and Trained Areas

I specialize in compassion focused therapy (CFT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and mindfulness-based approaches, however, I have a flexible integrative approach that pulls from a wide range of theories such as informed parts-work (IFS) and somatic therapies to help your specific individual needs. I maintain an anti-oppressive, anti-racist practice to support clients from marginalized communities and all walks of life, working with those experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues and more of life's challenges. It is a privilege to work collaboratively with you & see the positive impact therapy can have!

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More to come...

SHC is adding more clinicians to our staff in the next month. We appreciate you visiting our site and we look forward to introducing them to you soon!

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