Our Team

Heartwood Healing Centre is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who provide guidance and set direction for the organization.

Our staff is made up of a team of dedicated, qualified therapists, counsellors, and administrative staff who are passionate about our mission and work we do. Each staff member brings unique strengths, life experiences, and knowledge to our organization.

Board of Directors

Tim Banera

he/him

Director

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Kara Moore

(she/her), BBA, JD

Director

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Hillary Linden

Chairperson

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Jennifer Keith

Vice Chairperson

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Michelle Hourihan

Treasurer

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Katie Inverarity

(she/her)

Past Chairperson

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Thomas Linner

Director

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Kai Ladd

(she/her), BA

Secretary

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Sheila Ouellette

Director

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Harpreet Singh

Director

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Kathryn Niebuhr

Staff Representative

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Staff

Leadership Team

Cara McCaskill

(she/her), BA, MHR

Program Manager

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Kelsey Guyot

(they/them/she/her)

Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator

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Mae Sawka

(she/her), MSW, RSW

Clinical Team Lead/Therapist

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Heather Leeman

(she/her), BA, MSW

Executive Director

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Kristen Robson

(she/her), MMFT, MA

Clinical Supervisor

Brittany Grisdale

(she/her), BA

Connect & Thrive Program Manager

Ashley Budd

(she/her)

Executive Assistant

Robin Falk

(she/her/they/them)

Financial Administrator

Clinical / Program Staff

Brynne Frohlich

(she/her)

Student / Long Term Therapist

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Matt McCormick

(he/him), BA

Long Term Therapist

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Jenna Enns

(she/her), MSW, RSW

Young Adult Therapist

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Ursula Ferreira

(she/her/they/them), BA, BSW, RSW

Long Term Therapist

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Kathryn Niebuhr

(she/her), MSW, RSW

Long Term Therapist

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Fiona Smith

(she/her), M.Ed., B.A.

Long Term Therapist

Dana Gottzmann

(she/her), MSW, RSW

Long Term Therapist (on leave)

Tracey Friesen

(she/her), BA Psychology

Long Term Therapist

Sarah Baldry

(she/her), MACP

Long Term Therapist

Melissa Kent

(she/her), BA

Short-Term & Parenting Counsellor

Mikayla McCormack

(she/her)

Front Desk/Receptionist

Kim Melnyk

(she/her)

Connect & Thrive Counsellor, Peer Supervisor

Michaela Finch

(she/her), BA

Engagement and Service Coordinator

Alex Bolton

(she/her), MA, CCC

Long Term Therapist

Students

Lara McGrevy

(she/her), BA

Student

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Marissa Plotnikov

(she/her), BA

Student

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