Our Team - Counsellors and Therapists

Meet our team! Click on any individual's name to learn more.  All of our counsellors and therapists have specific training and experience in children's mental health and are a member of a professional college or association.

Bridget Veltri, CCLS, MSc, BA Certified Child Life Specialist B.A., MSc

Bridget is passionate about working with children and families through a strengths-based, play-based approach. She prioritizes the individual needs of each child and family to provide a dynamic and supportive environment for individuals facing challenges in their lives. Bridget operates through a lens of family-centred care, and prioritizes the importance of building strong therapeutic relationships…
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Holly Thomson, Skills Coach C.Y.C. (Cert.)

Holly strives to support children, youth and families with empathy, understanding and openness and aims to work with each individual and family from an anti-oppressive and client centered framework, individualizing their treatment to suit their unique needs.   She works from a strengths based perspective and believes that parents are experts of their own experiences and,…
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Whitney Ringstead, Registered Psychotherapist B.A., R.P.

Whitney is a graduate of Brock University in the Honours Bachelor Child and Youth Studies program and is currently completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with Yorkville University. Most of her professional work experience has been in social services such as being a children’s mental health clinician, a school mental health consultant, a…
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Justine Nowosiadly, Registered Psychotherapist B.A., M.A., R.P. (Q)

Justine is mindful, empathetic and supportive of her clients’ needs. She recognizes that change can be initially frightening, but ultimately freeing in order for an individual to live one’s best life. She strongly believes in walking along side her clients through their journey while simultaneously building strong therapeutic relationships.   Justine has experience working with…
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Meghan Lederman, Registered Psychotherapist C.Y.C. (Cert.), M.A.

Meghan  Lederman is a genuine and warm-hearted counsellor.  Meghan helps families create harmony and happiness in their homes, comforts and supports sad and anxious teens, and helps parents feel capable and empowered. Meghan has over 13 years of experience in children’s mental health, and has had the opportunity to work in group homes, treatment centers,…
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