My vision was to create a therapeutic clinic that feels like a home, a place you can kick up your feet, relax, and feel safe. I am a practical therapist who is able to adapt to the needs of individuals and families to support them in their journey to discovering peace of mind. My training in a variety of evidence-based therapies, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), and play therapies allow me to be flexible in meeting your needs whether you are a child, teen, or adult.
Debbie Baty is a Registered Social Worker, with a Master of Education degree (Counselling). I have over twenty-five years of experience in a variety of areas, such as school, adoption, and child welfare systems. In addition, I have extensive experience treating stress and anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting issues, separation and loss issues, and behaviour and emotional regulation difficulties. I utilize a client-centered and collaborative approach in order to achieve positive results for my clients. In empowering individuals, children, and families to reach greater self-awareness, I use various approaches, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Mindfulness and the use of play. My genuine, empathic, and open nature sets people at ease. Within this safe space children, adolescents and adults become comfortable to explore issues and begin their journey of healing. My goal: empowered clients leading healthy lives.
I work from a strength-based perspective and use a variety of approaches, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and play therapies in order to work collaboratively with children, adolescents and their families in achieving their goals. I have experience in treating anxiety and stress, adjustment difficulties, trauma, and behavioural and emotional regulation difficulties in children and adolescents. Play an important component of the therapeutic process for the children I work with. I obtained my Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from The Institute for the Psychological Sciences, in the Washington, D.C. metro area. At Peace of Mind Therapy and Consultation, I provide therapy services in both English and Spanish under the supervision of Dr. Penner Hutton.
Dr. Ichiyama is a registered clinical psychologist who specializes in treating adults and adolescents who struggle with mood-related disorders (anxiety, depression, traumatic stress). He primarily utilizes cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness strategies in his treatment approach. Dr. Ichiyama has extensive experience in adult ADHD assessments and has training and experience in the practice of sex therapy. His professional work experiences include being a university professor and a practicing psychologist in private practice, psychiatric hospitals, university counseling centres, public school systems, and community mental health settings.
I work collaboratively with my clients to assist them in reaching their goals. My integrative approach to therapy draws from cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy skills (DBT), and client-centered approaches. I have experience in treating anxiety (generalized anxiety, phobias, panic), depressed mood, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and stress management. I attained my Masters in Clinical Psychology and am now completing my PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Manitoba. At Peace of Mind Therapy and Consultation I provide therapy services under the supervision of Dr. Penner Hutton.
I offer an integrative therapy experience, drawing from Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Client-Centred approaches. I have provided therapy in diverse settings including community-based and hospital environments. I have experience working with anxiety and mood disorders, trauma, stress management, and family dynamics. When working with children, I incorporate play and creative interventions to maximize results.I obtained my Psychology Bachelor of Arts-Honours degree from the University of British Columbia, and my Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology degree at the University of Manitoba. I am in the process of completing my PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Manitoba. At Peace of Mind Therapy and Consultation, I provide therapy and assessment services for children, adolescents, and adults under the supervision of Dr. Penner Hutton.
I obtained my doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manitoba (Behviour Modification Stream) and am a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). I completed a specialized internship/residency at the Marcus Autism Center where I provided behaviour analytic assessment and treatment to children with Autism and other related disorders (feeding disorders, language and learning issues, and clinical diagnostic assessment). I am well-versed in Psychological Assessment including cognitive, adaptive functioning, memory, and diagnostic assessments (e.g., for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, ADHD). My role at Peace of Mind Therapy and Consultation is to provide high quality Psychological Assessments for children and adults.
As a clinician, my primary focus is helping you feel better, improve your life, adjust to change and tackle adversity. I draw upon a variety of evidence based treatments in order to tailor my therapeutic approach to meet your unique individual needs: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, Exposure of Response Prevention and Mindfulness-based practices. My clinical interests include helping adults cope with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, chronic pain, sleep issues, and chronic health adjustment. I obtained my doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manitoba and completed my clinical psychology internship at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Kathy is an Advanced Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) facilitator and the Program Director for Symatree Farm. A lifelong respect for horses, combined with a strong belief in the value of experiential learning and an intense desire to help others, naturally led her to Equine Assisted Learning. Whether she's facilitating a session, tending the herd, working on curriculum design, greasing farm machinery, or swinging a hammer, it all comes together in fulfilling her dream... bringing horses and people together.
Barb is EAGALA certified, endlessly motivated and always cheerful! Her energy, enthusiasm and heart are unparalleled... she's famous for talking about "long term plans", and then making those "long term plans" come together within weeks! As an equine expert in the Peace of Mind Therapy and Consultation and Symatree Farm's Equine Assisted Psychotherapy program, Barb's patience and gentle observations are key in helping design exercises specific to the needs of our clients.
In working with my clients, I tend to incorporate aspects of various approaches to therapy, including Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), client-centred, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing. I have experience treating anxiety and mood disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, trauma, stress, and problematic family dynamics. I also have experience providing play therapy, family therapy, and couples therapy. I received my Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manitoba and am currently completing my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Manitoba. At Peace of Mind Therapy and Consultation, I provide therapy and assessment services to children and adolescents under the supervision of Dr. Penner Hutton.
Eugene is a compassionate therapist who has been supporting adolescents and adults for over 30 years in school and private practice environments. His genuine approach and empathic nature have allowed him the privilege of assisting numerous people on their healing journeys. Eugene takes a strengths-based, client-centred approach utilizing a variety of therapies including: Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and mindfulness-based approaches. Eugene specializes in supporting individuals to deal with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and traumatic events (including divorce). His social work background assists him with supporting parents and youth with issues related to family dynamics and parenting issues. He also works with couples to find resolutions and increase communication. Eugene values the time he spends with his clients and truly sees it as an honour to be able to walk alongside them on their healing journey.
My practice integrates Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based approaches (e.g., Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; ACT) within the context of collaborative and supportive therapeutic relationships. I received my Master’s and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Manitoba and completed my clinical psychology internship at the Student Counselling and Career Centre at the University of Manitoba. My clinical interests include helping adults with anxiety (e.g., generalized, health, social, panic, phobias), depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), health concerns, stress management, life adjustment, return to work difficulties, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), and Autism Spectrum Disorder. I also have extensive experience working with individuals with chronic pain and spinal cord injuries, as well as individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In addition to my work with adults, I also enjoy helping young children (4-10 years), and their caregivers, with anxiety (e.g., separation, social, generalized, phobias, school refusal), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), behavioural difficulties (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder - level 1/Asperger's Syndrome) and parenting concerns.