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.

Samantha Senyshyn (she/her), MACP, RP MACP, R.P.

Samantha is a Registered Psychotherapist specializing in the assessment and treatment of child and youth mental health as well as parent coaching and support. Samantha has worked extensively in youth and adolescent mental health addressing serious mental health concerns such as trauma, personality disorders, depression, eating disorders, anxiety, self-harm and other high risk behaviour. Samantha…
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Daultan Leveille, Psychotherapist Supervised Intern

Daultan is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree and currently completing his Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology with Yorkville University. After Completing his 4-year degree at Michigan State University Daultan played 8 years of professional hockey. After retirement from hockey Daultan went on to become a…
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Jason Dennison, CYC Student 2nd Year

Jason is a supervised Child and Youth Care intern. He is currently in his second year attending Sheridan College for his three year Child and Youth Care program. He then hopes to do his Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care and his Masters of Arts in Psychotherapy. Jason has previous experience working with…
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Carley Ross Registered Nurse and a Psychotherapist (Q)

Carley is a Registered Nurse and a Psychotherapist (Q). She is passionate about mental health and wants to be a part of the societal shift of normalizing seeking therapy for all. Carley understands that we all face struggles. Life can bring us pain, loss and suffering or many other experiences, they do not need to…
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Nisha Mehta, M.Ed., C.Psych

Nisha is a humanitarian at heart and comes to Family Kinnections with over a decade of training in multicultural human services. She is registered as a Masters prepared Psychologist in Ontario and draws on several therapeutic modalities including but not limited to EMDR, Narrative, Guided mindfulness practice, Gestalt, Art, Somatic, and Emotion Focused Therapy. She…
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Sarah Nyland [BASc, MSc, CCLS] Certified Child Life Specialist

Sarah Nyland [BASc, MSc, CCLS] is a Certified Child Life Specialist who specializes in the developmental impact and emotional concerns of children, youth and families facing challenging situations. She uses a family systems approach by viewing the child in the context of the larger family. As a compassionate, caring and creative professional, Sarah’s goal is…
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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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Kamal Chandhok, (R. E.C.E) Parent and Child Coach

As a professional working with children and youth from birth to school age, Kamal is an avid activist for children’s rights. She is committed to providing children and their families with the necessary skills and tools to assist them in managing the stresses of everyday life. She believes that every child has the right to…
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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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Sheena Erhardt, Therapist MSW, RSW

Sheena believes in a family centered, holistic approach to family counselling. She provides a positive, supportive, and respectful environment when working with children and families. Sheena values family dynamics and therapeutic relationships with her clients.    Sheena has extensive experience working with children and youth who are in crisis, have various mental health issues, developmental…
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