Therapy Team

Our Therapists

Our team of trained and experienced therapists are ready to help you address whatever challenges or struggles you are experiencing.

At Trillium counselling we utilize evidence based and proven counselling methodologies for effective client therapy.

Online Therapist - Devon Jorge

Devon Jorge

MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker Psychotherapist & Clinical Director

EMDR & Trauma Therapy, Couples Counselling, Individual Psychotherapy, CBT

Caroline Brousseau - Psychotherapist counselor

Caroline Brousseau

MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

Individuals, Trauma & EMI Therapy, CBT, Brief Solution Focused, Narrative Therapy

Amy - Registered social worker MSW RSW

Amy King

MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

EMDR & Trauma Therapy, Individual Therapy, CBT Specialization

therapist - Michelle

Michelle Wikerd

MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

Individual, Group, Trauma & EMDR, CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, Narrative and Grief Specialization

Psychotherapist - Marinela Braunstein

Marinela Braunstein

RP, MFT
Registered Psychotherapist


Individual & Couples Counselling, CBT, Narrative, Solution Focused Therapy

Therapist, Counselor, Megan Hendry, MSW RSW

Megan Hendry

MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

Individuals, CBT, EFT, ACT, Solution Focused, Narrative & Mindfulness Therapy

Therapist, Counselor, Katelyn Regier, MSW RSW

Katelyn Regier

MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

Individuals, DBT Therapy, EFT (EFIT), ACT, & Mindfulness Therapy

Office Team

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Chris Hein

Managing Director

Lesley - Therapy Admin

Lesley

Office Admin

Devon Jorge - MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist & Clinical Director

djorge@trilliumcounselling.ca

Online Therapist - Devon Jorge

My passion for truly understanding people’s personal experiences, feelings and their challenges go back as far as I can remember, and allows me to provide the best support possible during times of need.

Whether you are seeking help individually, as a couple, or as a family, I strive to make you feel that I understand what’s going on in your life in a supportive, warm and sensitive manner as we discuss, explore and develop deeper insights into your current challenges

Devon has a Masters Degree in Social Work, is a designated Psychotherapist and a Registered Social Worker (MSW, RSW).

Additional postgraduate studies include a Marriage and Family Therapy Certification at the University of Guelph, which required advanced courses for couples, individuals and families.

Since moving into private practice she has focused her development on leading evidence based therapies. She has attended multiple trainings with renowned therapists such as Dr. John & Julie Gottman, and has experience working with couples using their specialized approach. Learn more about our Couples Counselling.

She has also trained with leading professionals to learn how to help couples work through and process affairs along with PTSD events.

Devon is also a EMDRIA Certified Therapist. This allows her to focus in on, and work with, traumas her clients may have experienced at any point in life. Devon has completed additional training for complex trauma and the use of EMDR. Part of certification is to conduct at least 50 hours of EMDR therapy and in order to show your ability to diversify in different scenarios you are required to work with at least 25 different clients. In addition, clinical assessment and supervision from an EMDR supervisor has allowed Devon to improve her methodology and skills to provide clients the best possible therapy.

Devon has experience treating individuals, couples, families in both private practice and agency settings and has also worked internationally.

Caroline Brousseau - MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

cbrousseau@trilliumcounselling.ca

Caroline Brousseau - Psychotherapist counselor

I will help you feel proud to be who you are, and work towards a solution that is adapted to your own specific personality, values and dreams

Caroline’s Mission is to help her clients reach their full potential with authenticity and to be fully themselves. Whatever your current challenges, Caroline will help you feel proud to be who you are, and strive to help you to find options and solutions that feel good to you, true to your specific personality, values & dreams. Caroline is also fully bilingual, being fluent in French and English.

Caroline has completed numerous additional postgraduate studies and trainings in Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Integration, Impact Psychotherapy, Crisis Intervention, Critical Incident Stress Management, Art Therapy. These trainings have been particularly helpful to those who have diverse mental health issues and who have gone through traumatic incidents in their lives. Caroline has also completed her Hatha Yoga and Yin Yoga Certification, which has made her open to alternate, holistic & less traditional intervention strategies such as meditation, mindfulness, breathing exercises, etc.

Caroline has 16 years of counselling experience, working with diverse populations (children, teenagers, families, adults, couples, seniors) in diverse settings : the University of Ottawa Health Services, the Canadian Mental Health Association, Carefor Health and Community Services, Ceridian Canada Employee Assistance Program, the French Public School Board, the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa, to mention a few.

Caroline has a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Ottawa and is a member of the College of Social Workers. She is also a Hatha & Yin Yoga Teacher, member of the Canadian Yoga Alliance (CYA- E-RYT 300).

She has worked with people from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, who are going through a diversity of life challenges : anxiety, depression, addiction issues, grief and loss issues, traumas, domestic violence, couple related issues, family conflicts, financial concerns, housing concerns, future planning concerns, etc.

Whichever your current concern, Caroline always makes you feel as though you have the lead as she helps navigate your challenges so that in the end, you feel refreshed and empowered.

Amy King - MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

aking@trilliumcounselling.ca

Amy - Registered social worker MSW RSW

Whatever your goal for therapy, Amy’s down to earth, client-centered, collaborative approach will help you work through the changes that you want to bring to your life, while developing deeper insight and strengthening resilience.

Beginning therapy can be intimidating; you may not know what to expect. Amy recognizes that you are taking a major step forward and seeks to honor that by creating a warm and supportive environment where you feel comfortable speaking openly and honestly about your thoughts, feeling and experiences. With extensive experience working in addictions and mental health counselling in community settings, Amy brings her non-judgmental and empathetic approach to therapy.

Clients have often remarked on how easy it is to talk to Amy, as she is adept in quickly building rapport with people in vulnerable and crisis situations and possesses a strong commitment to working with people across a range of abilities, life situations and cultural backgrounds.

Amy is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, as well as a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers. She completed her Masters Degree in Social Work at the University of Montreal and also holds an MA in political science from Memorial University of Newfoundland as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language & Literature and Philosophy from Wilfrid Laurier University. Additionally, Amy has completed a post-graduate certificate in Concurrent Disorders at Confederation College and a certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from Wilfrid Laurier University. Amy has training in EMDR Therapy, Trauma, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and crisis intervention.

Michelle Wikerd - MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

*Currently Not Accepting New Clients*

mwikerd@trilliumcounselling.ca

therapist - Michelle

I recognize how much strength and courage it takes to reach out for help in times of suffering. I’d be honoured to be apart of your journey towards wellness

Michelle has a passion for helping you navigate the road your facing, whether it’s complicated by a difficult life transition, mood struggles, health challenges or relationship issues. She works in collaboration with you to gain the confidence you need to journey through it as your best self. Often times we have little control over the situation we find ourselves in but through supported personal growth counselling and insight Michelle is there to guide you in finding a way to get you back into the drivers seat of your life.

Michelle is a Registered Social Worker with a Masters degree from Wilfred Laurier university She has over 10 years of experience supporting individuals, couples and families to navigate through transitions in a way that reconnects with their inner strengths and leads to feeling whole again. She is passionate about providing therapeutic support and comes to her clients with a breadth of experience from a number of community-based organizations.

A central focus of her practice has been in grief and loss support both individually and in group counselling sessions. Michelle has helped numerous clients journey through their grief to create space for healing, while still honouring their connection to those who have died. She is empt at supporting caregivers to adjust to the challenges of their loved ones health issues while dealing with their feelings of anticipatory grief. She also had the privilege of working at a cancer clinic counselling oncology clients and their families at all stages of the cancer journey to find hope for wellness.

After her own journey into motherhood she has formed a passion for helping families with the adjustment to parenthood. She has specialized training in counselling prenatal and postpartum parents in a variety of challenges such as: postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, anger, parent-guilt, birth trauma, loss, infertility and relationship conflict. Michelle is experienced at helping you find yourself again so you can have joy and ease within these profoundly life-changing relationships.

Michelle strives to understand her clients’ experience through trauma-informed lenses and uses various therapy modalities including Narrative, EMDR, CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, and compassion-based awareness to promote positive change. Her clinical skill, gentle approach and genuine care supports clients to deepen their connections with themselves, their loved ones and their community.

Marinela Braunstein - RP, MFT
Registered Psychotherapist

Marinela@trilliumcounselling.ca

Psychotherapist - Marinela Braunstein

I believe in working together, in collaboration, to help you achieve your therapeutic and life goals. I will help you reflect on your strengths and resiliency, even in times when it may feel like you are alone and unsure about yourself

Marinela has extensive training in individual, couple & family therapy and over 18 years of practice has helped many individuals and couples get a better understanding of their concerns, as well as make positive choices about their present and future. Marinela has also worked with and supported individuals and couples struggling with Anxiety, Depression, self-esteem, boundaries, work stress, relationship/family issues, separation/divorce etc. and is also a separation mediator in training.

Marinela is dedicated to providing excellent and effective client-centered, strength based, anti-oppressive and recovery oriented approach to counselling individuals, couples and families struggling with a wide range of issues.  Life transitions can be hard and painful at times, but you do not need to go through it alone.

I believe in working together, in collaboration, to help you achieve your therapeutic and life goals. I will help you reflect on your strengths and resiliency, even in times when it may feel like you are alone and unsure about yourself

No matter how little hope you might have right now about your marriage, relationship, return to work, or whatever life challenges you may have, there is always a professional ear available to help you get through this rough time.

Megan Hendry - MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

Megan@trilliumcounselling.ca

Therapist, Counselor, Megan Hendry, MSW RSW

Megan is deeply honoured and grateful to have the beautiful opportunity to walk alongside and support her clients as they face some of life’s gravest obstacles, and help to promote healing and lasting change within their lives

Megan Hendry is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). She holds a Masters of Social Work Degree from the University of Wilfrid Laurier, a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from McMaster University, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from Queen’s University.

Megan has experience working both individually and in groups with youth and adults in a wide variety of practice settings. Megan began her career volunteering at a local crisis centre, and has gone on to work in hospital, school and community mental health settings. Megan has supported her clients through a vast array of challenges, including but not limited to; anxiety, depression, gender and sexuality changes, chronic pain, eating disorders, domestic violence, and PTSD to name but a few.

In terms of her practice approach, Megan likes to offer flexibility to be able to meet her clients wherever they are on their unique journeys to healing. Megan believes no two clients experience any challenge in the exact same way, and likes to work collaboratively with her clients to find a treatment plan and approach that suits them best. Megan likes to draw from a variety of therapeutic modalities when conducting her work, including, but not limited to; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Based Practices and Self Compassion Work. Additionally, Megan also always strives to work from both a trauma-informed and anti-oppressive practice stance to support the safety and well-being of all the clients she works with.

Megan is deeply honoured and grateful to have the beautiful opportunity to walk alongside and support her clients as they face some of life’s gravest obstacles, and help to promote healing and lasting change within their lives. Outside of her therapeutic work, Megan is a passionate lover of musical theatre, cooking, writing, cats and slam poetry!

Katelyn Regier - MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

(She/Her)

Katelyn@trilliumcounselling.ca

Therapist, Counselor, Katelyn Regier, MSW RSW

I strongly believe that everyone has the capacity for change already within themselves – I aim to empower individuals towards their unique goals in ways that are meaningful to the life they want to live

Katelyn’s work and passion is centered around creating a safe space where you can feel supported and not alone in your healing journey. Everyone’s path to recovery looks different, and it is Katelyn’s goal to walk with you as you discover what this path looks like for you. Together, Katelyn can work with you towards gaining a deeper understanding of the unwanted thoughts, feelings and actions that keep you stuck.

Katelyn is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). She holds a Master of Social Work Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in Criminal Justice & Public Policy from the University of Guelph.

In both community and clinical capacities, Katelyn works with individuals of various lived experiences. She has walked alongside youth and adults through diverse life challenges: addictions, depression, anxiety, disordered eating and body image, intimate partner violence, trauma, sexual assault, relationship/family conflict, self-harm, and suicidal ideation. Additionally, Katelyn has completed post-graduate studies & training in numerous therapeutic approaches including Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT), and Mindfulness Based Practices. Each person is unique and may benefit from different approaches and Katelyn will work to find what fits best for you.

Katelyn practices from a client-centred, trauma-informed, anti-oppressive framework that is rooted in attachment, systems, and intersectionality theory. Her approach as a therapist is built on a foundation of safety and respect, while helping individuals recognize they are not alone when needing support. As someone with personal experience healing from trauma, Katelyn has an appreciation for how traumatic events can interfere with our capacity to hold trusting relationships with others.

Everything that you need to overcome life’s challenges is already within yourself – your strengths will be the foundation of our work together.

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