Our team

 

Heidi Piotrowski, MA, RSW, C.Hyp, Clinical Director

Clinical Social Worker | Psychotherapist | Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapist

 

Heidi opened hp counselling and consultation in 2016 after working in community and hospital-based mental health care for over ten years. She brings a wealth of experience in anxiety management, sleep disturbances, and chronic pain management to her practice and uses integrated psychotherapy to help her clients achieve their therapeutic goals.

Heidi  is a Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist and Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapist. She has a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University, an Honors Bachelor of Social Work degree from Lakehead University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Psychology from the University of Western Ontario. Heidi is a trained clinical supervisor and provides clinical supervision and consultation to social workers, social service workers and psychotherapists.

Heidi is an integrative therapist who uses a variety of proven strategies to help her clients create a healthy relationship between their mind and body in order to ease anxiety, manage stress, and cope more effectively with life's challenges.

Heidi has received additional training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Counselling and Clinical Hypnosis (Master Clinician). Heidi is a trained facilitator of the Craving Change™ and Break the Worry Trance™ programs and has specialized training in online counselling from the University of Toronto and World Wide Therapy Online and is pleased to offer her services by telephone and secure video.

Heidi has a special interest in supporting individuals with:

Anxiety

Chronic Illness/Pain

Emotion Regulation

Sleep and Insomnia

Stress Management/Coping 

 

Meghan Pistchik, MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Worker | Psychotherapist

Meghan is passionate about supporting children and families through difficult experiences and approaches each child and family with openness and compassion. At the heart of her work with clients is the recognition that everyone can benefit from having a supportive person to listen with empathy and respect and no one should have to face life’s challenges alone.

Meghan works from an attachment and trauma-informed lens, supporting families in strengthening relationships and in developing a deeper understanding of each others’ needs. In her work with families, she has a special interested in supporting caregivers to understand and manage challenging behaviors, as well as supporting children through divorce and other changes in family structures.

Meghan has a Master’s degree in Social Work from Wilfred Laurier University and has completed training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Infant Mental Health, Motivational Interviewing, and attachment-based interventions.

Meghan has a special interest in helping children and families with:

 

ADHD

Anxiety, including generalized anxiety, separation anxiety, and selective mutism

Fire-setting Behaviours

Grief

Parental Attachment

Self-esteem

Self-regulation

 

 

 

Krysteli Needham, BSW, RSW, CYC (cert.), RP

Clinical Social Worker | Registered Psychotherapist | MA Candidate

Krysteli is passionate about client empowerment. While integrating and working from a trauma-informed and attachment-based framework, she embraces a client centered and strengths based approach to her work. She believes in the power of the individual and utilizes evidence-based interventions in conjunction to her easy-going, compassionate and supportive approach. She has over 10 years of experience working with children, youth and families in the child welfare sector.

Krysteli is dedicated to supporting and advocating for the needs of her clients and watching them grow, develop and flourish. She prides herself on being able to help her clients use their inner strength to move through their journey by seeing challenges through their eyes. 

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Krysteli is currently completing a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She is a Registered Social Worker, Registered Psychotherapist and Certifying Play Therapist. She has additional training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP-Level 1), Marschak Interaction Method (MIM), Theraplay, Attachment-Focused Trauma Treatment, Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS-Tier 1), and MindMasters.

 

Krysteli has special interest in working with individuals with

Anxiety

Grief & Loss

Depression

Self-regulation

Emotion-regulation

Stress & Coping

Krysteli will be providing counselling and psychotherapy under the supervision of Heidi Piotrowski throughout her practicum at a reduced rate.

 

Michael Rodgers, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Mike brings a spiritual element to his work with clients and is passionate about using trauma-informed practices to help his clients process life experiences. Using integrative methods such as brainspotting, Mike helps his clients identify and heal underlying trauma which often contributes to anxiety, depression, and other emotional and behavioral conditions. 

Mike's experience as a house supervisor for men living with mental health and addiction provided him with a unique view of men's mental health and its unique challenges. This experience, as well as time spent working with veterans as a case manager with Veterans Affairs Canada has helped him better assess the full scope of his clients biopsychosocial needs. 

Mike holds a Master of Arts in Counselling and Spirituality from Saint Paul University and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Summit Pacific College, Abbotsford, British Columbia. He is a Registered Psychotherapist under the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). He has also achieved Phase 2 Training in Brainspotting.

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Mike uses  an integrative approach which includes cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic, person centred therapy, and brainspotting. He has a special interest in working with individuals with:

Anger

Anxiety

Depression

Grief

Life Transitions

Trauma

For more information or to book an appointment with any of our therapists, please reach out to us.

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