About us

If you are a new client at Insight and Wellness, we kindly ask that you book a 30 minute Consultation with one of our intake therapists. This is our first step in getting to know you so that we can refer you to the therapist who best suited to your needs. We thank you for booking your first appointment and look forward to welcoming you to Insight and Wellness!

Hello! I’m Jade Roy-Boulet

Co-Founder and Registered Psychotherapist

Jade is a bilingual, Registered Psychotherapist who holds a Master’s degree in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Spirituality from Saint-Paul University. She works collaboratively with clients in a compassionate, understanding and safe environment to help them embrace aspects of themselves in a way that allows them to live more freely. She works in a dynamic and innovative manner to help them achieve their goals with a variety of approaches tailored to their individual and couple needs. As an individual and couple therapist, she has a wide range of experience working with clients dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, difficult life transitions, relational issues, low self-esteem, mood and personality disorders. 

As an individual therapist, she uses psychological theories of human development, and a variety of clinical interventions to help clients tap into their own resources and achieve the change they want. With the help of psychodynamic, emotion-focused, cognitive behavioral practices, process oriented theories, she helps clients achieve an understanding of their current struggles and uses every challenge as an opportunity for growth and fulfillment. 

As a couple’s therapist she focuses on helping partners heal and connect, by expressing their needs and emotions to achieve a more secure and fulfilling relationship. She has training and experience with different empirical therapeutic modalities that center on emotional-attachment principles and practical tools to promote deeper understanding, compassion and effective communication. She has experience working with couples dealing with a variety of relationship difficulties such as infidelity, traumatic experiences, chronic arguing, sexual dissatisfaction, and financial stressors among others.

Her Approach & Values

She is dedicated to the well being and transformational possibilities that lies in the core of each us. Her interest in mindfulness, relaxation and the power of inner stillness, currently at the forefront of contemporary developments in psychology, is used to foster personal growth and self awareness.

 Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Emotionally Focused Individual & Couples Therapy
  • Marital/Family Therapy 
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Existential & Transpersonal Psychology
  • Trauma & PTSD Informed Therapy
  • EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT) Level One Certified 

Hey! I’m Cat Kamel

Co-Founder and Registered Psychotherapist

Cat is Registered Psychotherapist and holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from McGill University. She creates a safe and compassionate space for clients to connect with their emotions and explore their concerns. Believing that no two people are the same, Cat approaches each client with an interest in their individuality, tailoring her approach to suit the unique qualities and needs of each client. She is committed to an empowering and collaborative approach to therapy, which centers on increasing self-awareness and self-compassion. Cat strongly believes in the power of genuine connection to facilitate healing, while also using psychological theory and evidence-based interventions to inform her work.

Cat has experience supporting individuals work through anxiety and depression, low self-esteem, relationship concerns, grief, loneliness, traumatic experiences, body image concerns, and life transitions. She can help you to uncover unhelpful patterns of thinking and behaving, while developing a deeper relationship with yourself and with others. Cat hopes to help you to live your life more freely, with joy, fulfillment, and meaning. Whether you are struggling with a personal challenge or seeking self-exploration, Cat can help you maximize your own strengths and resources to meet your individual goals.

My Approach & Values

Informed by several theories, Cat’s approach to therapy aims to increase personal insight and emotional connection, while also developing concrete tools to foster growth and improved well-being.  She aims to make the experience highly personal and aligned with each individual’s values and goals. Cat values the therapeutic relationship above all else and is committed to making sure that clients feel seen, heard, and respected throughout their entire journey. Cat is dedicated to her own personal and professional development, always seeking opportunities to advance her knowledge of best practices in therapy.

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Attachment Focused 
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused
  • Process-Oriented
  • Experiential
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Gottman Method
  • EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Re-Processing)

Welcome! I’m Andrina Slegers.

Co-Founder and Registered Psychotherapist

Andrina provides a warm, welcoming and safe space where she seeks to authentically connect with you, deepen your self-awareness and and support you in making positive changes related to your goals for therapy. She believes in the power of self and relational healing and aims to create a relationship where it is safe to explore your childhood, familial relationships, belief systems, values, vulnerabilities and shadow to fully understand and accept oneself. Andrina is an Individual, Couple and Family therapist who uses evidence-based therapy approaches with clients of all ages, cultures and identities. 

As an individual therapist, she seeks to connect personally with you, to help you feel seen and heard. She strives to support you in deepening your emotional and self-awareness so you have a better understanding of your thoughts, feelings and behaviours, with love and self-compassion.

As a couples therapist, she seeks to help partners understand one another, communicate lovingly, connect and/or reconnect and heal painful dynamics that may be getting in the way of the relationship you desire. She supports you in creating a safe, secure and more loving relationship.

As a family therapist, she seeks to help family members effectively communicate and heal painful family dynamics, present or past, so you all may have more fulfilling and supportive familial relationships. She helps to create space so every family members voice can be heard and respected.

She earned her Master’s of Science Degree in Couple and Family Therapy at the University of Guelph. She is a registered psychotherapist in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

She looks forward to connecting with you.

My Approach & Values

She believes that every person has a story deserving to be heard and strives to build a therapeutic relationship based upon genuine connection, presence, understanding and trust. She uses a combination of approaches depending on client’s needs and goals for therapy. Her interest in deepening and expanding her own self-awareness assists her in supporting clients on their journey and pursuit of personal growth.

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Attachment Focused
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Theory
  • Biological, Psychological, Social and Spiritual Theory of Addiction
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Experiential
  • Trauma and PTSD Informed Therapy
  • Logotherapy
  • EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Re-Processing)
  • Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT) Level One Certified

Hello! I’m Bella Rawleigh

Registered Psychotherapist 

Bella brings a warm, comprehensive, and practical approach to mental health and wellness. She holds a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology, and prior to becoming a therapist has background in corporate development and management which brings a unique insight to client’s with corporate backgrounds.

Her primary areas of focus include: anxiety, relationship issues, self-esteem, self-growth, stress management, empowerment and assertiveness.

As an individual therapist, her orientation is client-centered, non-judgmental and humanistic, recognizing the value of human experience and resiliency.  She also has experience working with issues surrounding confidence, anger, identity, lifestyle change, and depression. Bella likes to employ mindfulness based practices to help her clients develop deeper understanding of themselves.

As a couples therapist, she has experience with different therapeutic modalities that focus on deeper emotional understanding, helping couples to better communicate, understand one another, and have their needs met.

Bella works collaboratively with her clients to address concerns, achieve goals and make positive changes.

My Approach & Values

Bella is passionate about promoting the overall well-being of her clients. She works with her clients to develop strategies for reducing distress as well as enhancing happiness and well-being. She incorporates the use of evidence-based psychological interventions with a philosophy that you are the expert in your own life. She is determined to provide a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space to explore one’s feelings.

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework

  • Attachment Focused
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Solution-Focused
  • Mindfulness-Based
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Self-Compassion Theory
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength Based
  • EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Re-Processing)

Welcome! I’m Leila Morrison

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Leila is an attentive and responsive adult and couple therapist. She pays close attention to your unique, individual process so that your experience of therapy is a safe, empowering, and rich one. She knows that to be human is to have a core need to feel seen and heard in the fullness of who you are.

She supports adults and couples through anxiety, depression, grief and anger, in negotiating life transitions, finding direction, exploring identity, and bringing complex family, relationship and career concerns. She works with those hoping to improve their relationships at home and at work, or who are seeking to find and build deeper, more secure relationships. Collaboratively, she creates safety and structure for individuals bringing a history of traumatic experiences.

Leila works with couples hoping to resolve patterns of repetitive conflict or loss of intimacy, as well as with newer couples who want to deepen their friendship and get it right from the start. She offers premarital therapy and has a special interest in infidelity and betrayal recovery. The Harvard Grant Study—the world’s longest ongoing study of adult life, continues to find that it is close relationships that have the greatest impact on happiness and well-being. Leila is an inspired couple therapist dedicated to promoting secure-functioning relationships.

My Approach & Values

Her approach to therapy is relational and highly personalized—she pays close attention to what works for you, and integrates elements from many forms of psychotherapy including attachment-based, emotion-focused, existential, psychodynamic, mindfulness-based, somatic, cognitive-behavioural and family systems therapies. She is trained in the Gottman Method and the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy.

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Attachment-Based
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Mentalization-Based
  • Mindfulness Based
  • Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Transference-Focused

Hi! I’m Taylor Essery

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Taylor believes therapy is a great way to explore your emotions, self-reflect and grow into the person we want to be. Taylor aims to create a safe, comfortable, and collaborative space for you to share your story.

She is compassionate and warm, and her goal is to foster a trusting connection between the client and herself. Her friendly nature and passion for connecting with others helps clients feel supported and heard. Whether you are new to therapy or have some experience, Taylor’s hope is to create a space for you to grow.

Taylor works with clients struggling with anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, people pleasing tendencies, life-transitions, self-development, relationship issues and body-image issues. She has experience working with people with ASD and neurodiverse individuals helping to improve self-efficacy and increase productivity.

Taylor’s goal is to truly listen and learn about you and what makes you unique, and work together to achieve your therapeutic goals. Using variety of therapeutic techniques, she hopes to create an individualized plan that best fits your needs. Taylor believes true happiness must come from within, so her approach stems from the beliefs that improving your relationship with yourself can improve your relationships with others. 

Taylor welcomes people of all identities and orientations and has experience working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. Taylor is passionate about helping others, being a thoughtful listener and encouraging clients to accept themselves – she looks forward to meeting you!

My Approach & Values

Taylor believes that offering you a space to share your story, to help you feel heard, seen and accepted is crucial to the client-counsellor relationship. Through genuine empathy and understanding, Taylor hopes to help the client work through their story and find ways to foster more self-acceptance and peace. She believes that each client comes with their unique lived experience, thoughts, and feelings, and she collaborates with individuals to create a unique plan to move forward. 

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Person-centered
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Dialectal Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Strengths-Based Therapy

Hello! I’m Carly Byberg 

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Carly provides a warm and welcoming space to explore emotional wounds and to empower others to live fully. She believes in the importance of having a light and non-judgemental environment to develop trust within the therapeutic relationship. 

 Carly approaches each client with the intention of creating meaningful connection, discussing difficult issues, and fostering self-awareness. Carly facilitates the exploration of deep-rooted emotions and individual coping strategies for the purpose of developing positive change. 

 Carly highlights the uniqueness of each individual, while striving to understand the interlocking factors that may be influencing and impacting your ability to be the best version of yourself. She engages in a variety of diverse therapeutic techniques that aim to create a deeper understanding of the self and foster resilience, connection, and strength. 

 She has experience working with neurodiverse individuals, youth, and individuals transitioning into adulthood through a supportive and strengths-based lens. 

My Approach & Values

Carly is passionate about human connection, and meeting each client where they are, while creating a space for clients to feel both understood and accepted. She believes in the importance of recognizing the individuality of each person and adhering to the goals and needs of the client. Carly is committed to seeking opportunities for the development of her personal and professional practice to broaden her knowledge. 

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 
  • Attachment-focused
  • Mindfulness-Based
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution-Focused
  • Strengths based Therapy 
  • Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT) Level One Certified

Hi! I’m Behrang Ajam.

Registered Psychotherapist 

Behrang is one of those fortunate individuals that live their passion. He is a psychotherapist/counselor/coach on one side and an educator/instructor/trainer on the other. The two areas often overlap, enabling him to utilize over 10 years of experience, training, and education to the full benefit of his clients. As a medical school graduate and a qualifying psychotherapist registered in Ontario, he believes in a balanced, integrated approach to mental health, physical health, work, and personal life.

His education and training in trauma-informed psychotherapy modalities provide him with a deep understanding of the suffering and growth human beings go through in day-to-day life and job incidents, as well as past events. His clients often describe him as non-judgemental, “easy-to-talk-to,” and result-oriented.

Behrang is a mental health advocate promoting positive psychology through radio shows, podcasts, and published articles for the general audience, including people experiencing cancer and other chronic conditions, teens and adolescents, and their families. 

My Approach & Values

Behrang is passionate about promoting mental health. He believes in the mental and physical healing power we all have as well as the impact of the insight provided by a trained professional to make that healing possible. He believes in an integrative approach to therapy to help clients “live a life worth living,” communicating effectively with the world while expressing their individuality. 

My Training

  • Telemental Health Provider (CTMH) Certification Training (ongoing)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Children and Adolescents.
  • The Ultimate Trauma Treatment Certification (CCTP/CCTPII, certification obtained). 

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Trauma-informed DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)
  • PTSD and Complex Trauma treatment including EMDR.
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • SGBT (Solution-Focused Brief Therapy)
  • EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) for couples and individuals
  • TA (Transactional Analysis)
  • Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT) Level One Certified

Hey! I’m David Perez

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

David is a Registered Psychotherapapist (Qualifying) who is completing his practicum for his master’s degree in counselling and psychotherapy. He strives to create a safe and welcoming environment for all clients to express themselves authentically. He believes that there is no “one size fits all” approach to therapy and appreciates the individuality of each client in orderto tailor a treatment that fits their specific needs. Thus, David uses an eclectic and integrative approach to therapy, drawing from different theories and ideas when approaching treatment options. It is important to him that therapy is collaborative, taking the position that the client is the expert in their own lives, and strives to learn from each client about their unique experiences, culture, and worldview. He firmly believes that each individual has an innate ability to heal within themselves and is committed to supporting clients on their journey of self-discovery and healing. David draws from an evidence-based approach and psychological literature to inform his practice, staying up to date with current literature, trends, and best practices for treatment.

David is experienced working with and supporting individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, and lowself-esteem. David also has experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), AttentionDeficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and other learning differences.

My Approach & Values

David takes a non-pathologizing approach, emphasizing that all individuals are more than their difficulties and hopes to appreciate who an individual is outside of their struggles. For those with learning disabilities, David hopes to explore the unique challenges they face and explore their mental health needs. He can help you to explore unhelpful behaviour and patterns of thinking, while digging deep into one’s experiences and building greater self-awareness. In addition, he is also passionate about exploring emotions, investigating emotional experiences, and exploring the role these emotions play in daily life, and the information they can provide.

Hey! I am Heidi Bercovici,

Registered Social Worker

Heidi is a Registered Social Worker who brings warmth, empathy and creativity to all her therapeutic relationships. She offers an inviting, respectful and empowering space for her clients and is devoted to helping them cope with life’s challenges with enhanced self-awareness, personal growth and well-being.

Heidi has a Bachelor of Social Work from York University and a Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology with a joint major in Spanish Language and Culture from Concordia University. She has experience working with individuals, couples and families dealing with a wide range of issues related to physical and mental health, grief, loss, anxiety, depression, anger, life dissatisfaction and trauma. She also specializes in perinatal and postpartum mental health.  

Heidi practices from an anti-oppressive, strength-based perspective and bases her interventions on a holistic, client-centered approach focusing on the mind-body connection. She integrates diverse treatment modalities including mindfulness-based therapies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), body-based techniques, attachment, and FLASH.

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Attachment Based
  • Strength Based
  • Mindfulness
  • Mind-Body Connection and Somatic Therapy
  • Trauma Informed and Trauma Centered Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Internal Family Systems Informed Therapy

Hi! I’m Natania Kleiner.

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Natania meets each client with empathy, understanding, and compassion. She makes it a priority to create a safe and supportive space for you to feel truly seen, heard, understood, and empowered.

Natania believes that building a deep, authentic connection with her clients is essential to the healing process. She fosters an environment that allows for self-growth, self-awareness, and self-acceptance. By offering a warm and grounding presence, Natania encourages her clients to be curious and look inward to explore how old wounds may be showing up in current difficulties.

Natania uses a person-centered, non-judgmental, and integrative approach to therapy, drawing from a variety of therapeutic techniques to best meet your needs. She has experience supporting adolescents and adults through grief, traumatic experiences, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and eating disorders.

Natania cultivates a space where you can be your true self, meeting you exactly where you are in your healing journey. She works collaboratively with you toward the outcomes you desire, helping you live a more meaningful, purpose-driven life.

Natania earned her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counselling from Baruch College at the City University of New York. She is an individual therapist who welcomes people of all ages, cultures, and identities. Natania also offers sessions in Russian.

My Approach & Values

Natania believes that change starts from within. Acknowledging that each human is incredibly resilient, she works with clients to develop tools necessary to overcome distress, empowering them to be the driver of their own life. Her approach is highly personalized and aligns with each client’s goals and needs for therapy. She uses a strength-based, trauma-informed, and person-centered approach while combining various evidence-based psychological interventions. With her passion for helping and listening to others, she strives to create a warm and comfortable space for her clients to explore their feelings and share their story.

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Attachment Focused
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based Therapy
  • Trauma & PTSD Informed Therapy

Hi! I’m Tyler Fleming

Student Therapist/Administrative Assistant

Tyler is a Student Therapist who is completing practicum hours towards his Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) designation. Tyler works within a Gestalt framework – a body focused modality that uses the here and now, experiential work and involves the therapist in the process with the client. His approach is to work within the lived experience of the client, regularly checking in with the process of the body, ensuring that both therapist and client can truly feel through the experience or topic being processed – with so much in our lives being so fast-paced Tyler will work with you to find a safe space to slow things down, look at them through a new lens and work together to decide what truly serves you. He uses a soft yet direct approach to help clients explore challenges and hurdles in their lives. His stability of presence is as calming as a field of lavender. His method of practice will support you to blow the dandelion seeds of experience into the wind and watch them fall to the ground, together.

Tyler has a passion for relationship, intimacy and sex therapy and has a learned and lived experience within the 2SLGBTQ+ community. He is experienced in working with and supporting individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, family dynamics, spouse/partner relations, experiencing sexuality and love outside of a cishet, monogamist-normative ideology

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Mind-Body Connection and Somatic Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • 2SLGBTQ+ Competent Care
  • Here & Now; I & Thou Framework

Welcome! I’m Caitlin O’Callaghan

Therapist-Intern

Caitlin is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who is currently completing her practicum for her Master’s degree in counselling and psychotherapy. She is a compassionate and dedicated psychotherapist who brings a fresh perspective and a passion for helping others to her practice. With an integrative and eclectic mindset, Caitlin draws from various theories and interventions to meet each client’s unique needs. Deeply valuing cultural sensitivity and diversity, she recognizes that each client brings a unique set of experiences, cultural backgrounds, and worldviews to the therapeutic process. She approaches therapy with an open mind and a willingness to learn from each client’s cultural perspective, creating a space where clients feel validated and respected for their identity and background. Caitlin emphasizes that cultural competence is essential for effective therapy, as it allows her to better understand the nuances of her clients’ experiences so that she can tailor interventions that are culturally relevant and meaningful. Through this culturally sensitive approach, Caitlin strives to foster a sense of belonging and affirmation for clients from diverse backgrounds. 

She specializes in supporting individuals facing relational difficulties, anxiety, low self-esteem, stress, and perfectionism, among others. Caitlin tailors her approach to each client’s goals as she fosters a collaborative and empathetic environment where clients feel heard and understood. 

As clients embark on their journey towards self-discovery, healing, and personal growth with Caitlin, they can expect to work towards enhancing relationships—with themselves and with others—and fostering a greater sense of well-being and fulfillment in their lives.

My Approach & Values

Authenticity is a core value for Caitlin as a therapist. She believes in being genuine and transparent with her clients, creating a space where they can truly be themselves without fear of judgment. Through this authenticity, Caitlin strives to build strong therapeutic alliances and empower her clients to explore their inner world with courage and curiosity. Continual learning and growth are essential to Caitlin’s practice. Committed to staying informed about the latest developments in the field of psychotherapy, she ensures that her clients receive the most effective and evidence-based treatment available.

Treatment Approach & Therapeutic Framework:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Strengths-Based Therapy 

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