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Ally Goult

Counsellor

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Ally began her career in mental health as a youth counsellor for the YMCA, supporting at-risk teens. This taught her that human beings have a deep capacity for healing at their core despite the profound adversity they may have faced.

Camila Mariana Rimada

Counsellor

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Camila has worked with homeless youth, international university students, First Nations youth, women affected by violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer patients, and seniors.

Evangelos Gkaldanidis

Counsellor

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Evangelos is a Registered Clinical Counsellor. He has worked as a trainee therapist in a clinical hospital setting in Greece and he has been offering counselling services as a member of diverse mental health professional teams in Vancouver.

GaiAnne Ghazaryan

Counsellor

GaiAnne specializes in EMDR. Her approach is collaborative and client-centred that guides clients to process the past, connect with the present and re-imagine the future.

Katie Speer

Counsellor

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I enjoy working with individuals who feel lost, overwhelmed by life’s circumstances, and who are seeking support for internal and external change in their lives.

Logan Wirtz

Counsellor

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Logan is a compassionate counselling therapist who believes in the power of empathy, positive regard, and a safe and judgment-free environment. Understanding the issue at hand and establishing clear goals are vital aspects of effective counselling.

Mariana Martinez Vieyra

Counsellor & Supervisor

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Mariana is a registered clinical counsellor, level II sensorimotor psychotherapist, trained in EMDR, Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy, also implementing Mindfulness-based CBT and DBT.

Mark Halabecki

Supervisor

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Mark has worked in child, and adolescent mental health, long-term care, inpatient hospital settings, primary care, outpatient mental health, and is currently working in an outpatient environment with individuals with chronic pain.

Marziyeh Abbasi

Counsellor

Marziyeh has worked with youth/adults and families who have been affected by mental health issues. She is committed to creating a safe and non-judgmental environment for all people as they discover their path.

Melinda Freitas

Counsellor & Supervisor

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Melinda's passion for counselling grew from personal experience with grief, loss and trauma. Completing University later in life has fueled her drive to enable and empower others fully. 

Naomi Mantley

Practicum Student

Naomi believes in fostering authentic therapeutic relationships with individuals and is passionate about helping them discover and build their strengths.

Nat Azoulay

Counsellor

She/her, They/them

Nat is a registered social worker who specializes in the domains of trauma and dissociative disorders, 2SLGBTQIA+ concerns, as well as symptoms of autism and/or ADHD. Nat's goal is to support individuals, couples, and families in achieving wellness.

Rachel Wellman

Counsellor

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Rachel finds it important to connect with others in order to improve both individuals’ and the world’s views toward mental health. She believes the client-counsellor relationship is crucial to the therapeutic process.

Rachelle Tersigni

Counsellor

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Hello! I am Rachelle, a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and a long-time yoga, meditation and mindfulness teacher and hypnotherapist.

Shannon Tully

Counsellor

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Shannon approaches her work from an anti-oppressive, de-colonizing, non-pathologizing lens and uses neurodiversity affirming practices. Shannon supports adults who are autistic and/or have ADHD

Tamara Ukwu

Counsellor & Supervisor

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Tamara helps clients to optimize strengths, build resilience and cultivate growth. She is committed to providing a safe and non-judgmental environment and developing a therapeutic and trusting relationship.

Tania Bakas

Counsellor

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Tania’s approach to counselling is influenced by 12 years of experience as a holistic practitioner and her counselling/work background in helping people overcome childhood and relationship wounds.

Let's create change that's fair for everyone

Join a team that is dedicated to improving mental health for everyone. As a counsellor with Phare, you’ll gain a supportive network of peers and supervisors, as well as access to new clients. Build a sustainable living serving clients and supervising others in your profession—all while making mental health fair. If that sounds great to you, let’s chat more!
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