All clinical social workers, psychologists, and addictions specialists are registered in their professional associations and are trained and experienced in a variety of counselling modalities. These include family therapy, couples therapy, cognitive and behavioural therapy, trauma counselling, and brief, solution- focused therapy. Feel free to ask your counsellor about her/his qualifications and experience.
Elizabeth Jochim, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Elizabeth has a Master's degree in Clinical Social Work (obtained in 1988) from the University of Calgary. Her areas of expertise and professional experience are in the areas of family counselling, couple counselling, and working with individuals in areas such as women's issues, workplace issues, stress, anger, conflict resolution, trauma, grief, life transition, anxiety and depression, parenting, separation, and divorce. Elizabeth has developed an integrative approach to counselling, including family counselling, relationships, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and narrative with a special interest in resiliency and transformational healing.
Andrew Field, M.S.W. R.S.W.
Andrew has a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Regina, with a Bachelor's degree in Arts from Flinders University, South Australia. Andrew specializes in family counselling with adolescents and their parents. He also works with men--helping men with depression, anger management, and leading a healthy lifestyle.
Ivor Jones, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Graduated with a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Manitoba, Ivor specializes in marital and family counselling, addictions counselling, and has a special interest in helping people manage depression and anxiety. Ivor also specializes in helping people with workplace issues.
Mary Lou Fletcher, Reg. Psychologist, M. Ed.
Mary is a Registered Psychologist. She graduated with a Master's degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan. Mary Lou works with families, couples, and individuals. She specializes in women's issues, spirituality, grief counselling, workplace and career, anger management, and helping families experiencing addiction.
Brenda Hearn, B.A., C.C.Ed., M.T.S., CLSC, ICADC, CSAP (US), ICCDP, CEAP
Brenda is an internationally certified Substance Abuse Professional and general counsellor. Along with her interests in addiction and recovery starts, she has a special interest in workplace stress, disability management, return-to-work planning and career transition and development.
To prepare her for this work Brenda obtained a diverse array of formal education: a B.A. (psychology), a Certificate in Continuing Education (alcohol and chemical dependency studies) both from the University Of Regina and a Certificate in Life Skills Coaching from the University Of Regina Extension; a Master’s degree in Pastoral Theology Studies from the College of Emanuel and St. Chad, part of the Saskatoon Theological Union as well as an Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management from SIAST now SaskPolyTech.
Brenda also holds the designations of Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor (ICADC) and Internationally Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (ICCDP) through the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation. As well as being recognized as a Substance Abuse Expert in Canada, she is a Certified Substance Abuse Professional through the US Dept. of Transportation and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP) through the Employee Assistance Professionals Association.
Rita Field, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Rita Field has a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Regina. She has extensive experience working with parents and children. Other specialty areas include helping to navigate care systems and support for families providing care for older adults, and critical incident stress debriefing.
Scott Heil, B.A. Psych, ICADC, CCAC, CSAP(US)
Scott is an internationally certified Substance Abuse Professional and general counsellor. Along with his interest in addiction counselling and related areas of challenge, he has special interests in providing assessments and return to duty services.
Scott has compiled 15 years of extensive experience working with youth, adults, and families in residential inpatient, outpatient, and community addiction related settings. He has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan, a Youth Care Worker Diploma from Sask. Polytechnic, and a certificate from the Leadership Development Program at the University of Saskatchewan. He holds the designations of Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counsellor (ICADC), and Canadian Certified Addictions Counsellor (CCAC). In addition to being recognized as a Substance Abuse Expert in Canada, he is a Certified Substance Abuse Professional (CSAP), through the US Dept. of Transportation.
Jesay Yonan, Reg. Psychologist, M.C.
Jesay is a Registered Psychologist who completed her Masters degree in counselling psychology through the University of Calgary in 2013. She works with adolescents and adults in the areas of depression, anxiety, addictions, relapse prevention, legal difficulties, stress management, gender identity, cultural identity, and anger management. Her first language is English but she communicates in French as well. Jesay implements cognitive behavioral as well as solution focused interventions.
Elliott Field, M.S.W.
Elliott has a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Regina. Elliott specializes in working with male adolescents and men in the areas of ADHD, ADD, ODD and anger management. Elliott has an overall interest in helping men and male adolescents lead healthy and well balanced lifestyles.