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,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


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 #TBA

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


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


Anna Guest

Senior Associate Counselor
Master Therapeutic Counsellor #2153

Anna Guest is a Master Therapeutic Counsellor (MTC #2153) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT). Anna holds a diploma in Transpersonal Counselling Psychology from Clearmind International Institute, as well as a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia.

Anna approaches counselling with compassion, thoughtfulness, intuition and a deep desire to create a safe and caring environment for her clients where they can explore their inner world, their thoughts, and their feelings. 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


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


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