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Our Counsellors

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.

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.

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.

Ruth Ann Thomas M.S.W., R.S.W.

Ruth Ann has a Master's degree in social work from the University of Regina. Ruth Ann specializes in working with children; working with families dealing with a family member with a disability; addictions; and working with First Nations. She is registered with Mental Health Services, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch.

Elliott Field, M.S.W., R.S.W.

Elliott is a Registered Social worker and has a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Regina. Elliott specializes in working with adolescents and their families in the areas of ADHD, anxiety, depression, and general conflict (e.g. behavioural concerns). Elliott also sees couples and has extensive experience in the area of anger management. Elliott has an overall interest in men's mental health and in assisting individuals and families in leading healthy and well balanced lives.  
Areas of practice:

  • ADHD, ODD, and Conduct Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Couples Counselling
  • Family Therapy

Amber Prefontaine , M.Ed., Reg. Psychologist # 985

Amber is a Registered Psychologist holding a Master's degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan. Amber works with individuals, couples, and families. Her special interests include post-partum depression and anxiety, birth trauma, and parenting concerns.
Areas of Practice:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couple Counselling
  • Family Counselling
  • Intervention/programming
  • Life/Family Transitions
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Stress and concerns

Joanne Brothwell, MSW, RSW, CLC, APE.

Joanne works with individuals, couples, and families, offering counselling services to address depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, family issues, and couples counselling. Joanne received her Master in Social Work from the University of Calgary, has Authorized Practice Endorsement (APE) as a clinical social worker , is a Certified Leadership Coach (CLC), and is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

Dawn Rain MSW, RSW, CSAT, EAGALA certified.

Dawn is a Registered Social Worker and has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Dalhousie University. Dawn specializes with addictions and mental health in the areas of sex, alcohol, drugs, gambling, anxiety, depression, and anger management. Dawn sees couples and has extensive experience working with conflict, relationship issues and anger. Dawn has also worked with children and youth in the area of mental health and addiction working to create a more balanced family life. Dawn has several years of experience together with horses and clients as equal partners in an experiential process that empowers life-changing outcomes. This modality has no limits on age or issue, but is seasonal due to inclement weather. Sessions involve incorporating horses to effectively address treatment plan or learning goals, helping with issues such as addiction, domestic abuse, behavioral disorders, depression, anxiety and trauma. All work is done on the ground with the horses interacting freely. Dawn has an overall interest in empowering individuals, families and couples to change and live well balanced, healthy, happy lives.
Areas of practice are:

  • Addictions – sex, pornography, alcohol, drugs and gambling
  • Mental Health- anxiety and depression
  • Anger Management
  • Trauma and grief
  • Couples counselling
  • Children and Youth
  • Equine Assisted Therapy

Jesay Yonan M.C., R.Psych (#933)

Jesay is a registered psychologist who completed her Masters degree in counselling psychology at the University of Calgary in 2013. She works with couples, adults, and families who would like some help with improving their life experiences. her areas of practice include but are not limited to : depression, anxiety, stress management, gender identity, and managing emotions. Her first language is English and she is able to communicate in French as well. Jesay works from cognitive behavioral and solution focused perspectives.