About Us

Meet our registered professional counselors. We are here, ready to help and support you.

Laura Bradley

Clinical Director and Therapist 
Master Therapeutic Counsellor and Registered Counselling Supervisor #2022

Laura Bradley is a Master Therapeutic Counsellor and a Registered Counselling Supervisor (MTC #2014, RCS #2022) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). She is also a Certified Group Facilitator.

Laura has worked in the field since 1993 and she possesses a wealth of experience working with couples, individuals, and families in the areas of communication, intimacy and depression. She gathered all of her training, experience, and expertise and founded Steadfast Counselling in 2005. Read Full Bio

 


Julie Hughes

Senior Associate Counselor
Registered Professional Counsellor #3065

Julie Hughes is a Registered Professional Counsellor (RPC #3065) with the Canadian Professional Counsellors’ Association (CPCA). She is also a graduate from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Psychology and Sociology.

With a passion for psychology and a career background that includes experience in community organizations, business and mental health, Julie offers a dynamic approach to her practice which focuses on individual and relationship counselling. Read Full Bio

 


Unnati Jhaveri

Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2361

Unnati Jhaveri is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2361) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). Unnati holds a diploma in Transpersonal Therapeutic Counselling from Clearmind International Institute.

Unnati’s approach has a transpersonal foundation with a humanistic and experiential way of working. Together with her client she works towards their goals and letting go of patterns and behaviours that don’t serve them anymore, understanding the nature of their core struggle, meanwhile adopting new perspectives, new approaches, and a fresh way of thinking and feeling. Read Full Bio


Rhea Shroff

Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2360

Rhea Shroff is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2360) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT).  She graduated from Clearmind International and received a Diploma in Transpersonal Therapeutic Counselling.

Rhea’s approach is holistic and trauma-informed. “I offer you a space where you can take a breath and release some of the heavy load you are carrying. In therapy, we will journey together into self-discovery to deepen self-awareness. We will explore, uncover and unhook from behaviour patterns and belief systems that may be the source of your struggle.” Read Full Bio


Noemie Bessette

Junior Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2874

Noemie Bessette is a Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2874) registered with the Association for Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). She graduated from Clearmind International and received a Diploma in Transpersonal Therapeutic Counselling.

Previously coming from a corporate background in both Montreal and Vancouver, she developed over the years a passion for wellness – mind, body, heart and spirit. She is also a certified and accredited life and executive coach having completed several coaching curriculums… Read Full Bio


Melanie Behrner

Associate Counsellor
Registered Professional Counsellor #2175

Melanie Behrner is a Registered Professional Counsellor (RPC #2175) registered with the Canadian Professional Counsellor’s Association (CPCA). She holds a diploma in Transpersonal Counselling Psychology from Clearmind International Institute, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Simon Fraser University and a certificate in Life Coaching. She has worked as an instructor of the 3 year Practitioner’s Training Program at Clearmind International, runs support groups, and has facilitated and developed personal growth workshops for adults and youth. She works with individuals and couples in areas of relationship challenges, trauma, grief, parenting struggles and life crises. Read Full Bio


Melody Hazelton

Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2503

Melody Hazelton is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2503) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT) and a Counselling Therapist (#1055) with the Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta (ACTA).  She is an instructor of counselling psychology for the Practitioners Training Program offered by Clearmind International Institute, which provides career training for counsellors. Melody is also a Certified Positive Discipline Parent and Classroom Educator and Keeping the Joy in Relationships Facilitator.  Read Full Bio

 


 JeeYe Yoon

Junior Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2881

JeeYe Yoon is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor Candidate (RTC#2881) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). She graduated from Clearmind International and received a Diploma in Transpersonal Therapeutic Counselling. 

My belief is that we are all worthy of living a life filled with authenticity, love, and connection. We are much more than our stories and pasts.

I offer you a safe space for your story to be shared, for your experiences to be seen, heard, and recognized.  In therapy, you will be met with care, compassion, empathy, and genuine curiosity. Read Full Bio


 Nicole Proctor

Junior Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2602

Nicole is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2602) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT).

I’ve always had a passion for supporting others in their wellness journey, whether it was through personal training, fitness instructing, volunteering with Al-Anon, or putting on wellness retreats. 

Through working with people on their physical selves, I learned of my ability to see, support, and hold loving space for their mind and heart as well.  Read Full Bio


Christa Huntley

Junior Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2885

Christa Huntley is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC#2885) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). Christa holds a diploma in Transpersonal Therapeutic Counselling from Clearmind International Institute.

I believe that in each of our struggles, there are opportunities to discover new and deeper layers of ourselves. We all have unique experiences that shape who we are, and our mistakes do not define us.  

At our core, each of us is inherently worthy of love and acceptance. I am here to walk alongside my clients exactly where they are at on their unique path…  Read Full Bio


Ashar Neufeld

Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2669

Ashar Neufeld is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (#2669), trained in Transpersonal Counselling for individuals, couples, and groups. He is a licensed member of the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT).

With the therapeutic approach of Mindfulness, Somatic therapy, Strengths Based therapy, Family Systems, and Parts work, I can help you learn how to have authentic relationships and to recognize and acknowledge the value you have, that is always present. Read Full Bio


Kayla Law

Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2519

Kayla Law is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2519) with the Association for Cooperative Counselling Therapist of Canada (ACCT). She graduated from Clearmind International and received a diploma in Transpersonal Therapeutic Counselling.

When clients come to see Kayla for the first time they can expect to be greeted with a warm and welcoming atmosphere where they can start to unravel the feelings and events of their life. Knowing that their confidentiality is assured they can begin to dig into the therapeutic process. Whether you are seeking individual counselling or if you are seeking couples counselling Kayla can help support you in a collaborative and integrative approach. Read Full Bio


Wendy Noel

Contract Counselor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2036

Wendy Noel is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (#2036) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada. 

I came to counselling when I was in my early thirties. I was married, had twin sons and a career as an actor in theatre and film. I was struggling with feeling not good enough as a mother or as an actor.  Counselling was like a revolution in my world. To be heard, supported, and understood was new and had immediate positive effects in my relationship with my sons, and in my career.  Read Full Bio

 


Nate Torhjelm

Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2443

Nate Torhjelm is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2443) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). He is a graduate of Clearmind International Institute with a diploma in Transpersonal Therapeutic Counselling.

Nate works with individuals and couples to help unlock those stuck places that may leave them running the same old patterns over and over again. He’s here to support you and to help you uncover solutions that, although they might feel hidden, truly do exist within you. Read Full Bio

 


Patrick McGill

Associate Counselor
Registered Professional Counsellor #2490

Patrick McGill is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2490) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). He is a graduate of Clearmind International Institute with a diploma in Transpersonal Therapeutic Counselling.

Patrick has an open heart, compassion and inquisitive mind in counselling in identifying were the struggles in our life arise, to help identify those areas, those patterns and dynamics that show up in our life, were we get stuck, stuck on that loop, that don’t allow ourselves to live our life to the fullest. Read Full Bio

 


Ross Dixon

Associate Counsellor
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor #2266

Ross Dixon is Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2266) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). Ross holds a diploma in Transpersonal Counselling Psychology from Clearmind International Institute, as well as a Bachelor of Environmental Science from Manchester University and Master of Science from Liverpool John Moores University.

Ross has worked as an assistant instructor at the Clearmind Institute from 2013-2018 and co-facilitates a Men’s Group for Clearmind, an emotional support for men focused on the principles of emotional responsibility. Read Full Bio


Jennifer Harder

Associate Counselor
Registered Professional Counsellor #3164

Jennifer Harder is a Registered Professional Counsellor (RPC #3164) with the Canadian Professional Counsellors’ Association (CPCA). She is a graduate of Clearmind International Institute with a diploma in Transpersonal Psychology.

Jennifer is highly intuitive and has extensive knowledge of the human body. She uses cognitive skill, emotional intelligence and somatic awareness to help individuals and couples fully embrace their struggle in order to heal and grow. Read Full Bio