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.
I work with children, adolescents, and adults to help them achieve their optimal mental health. I draw from attachment theory, cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), and client-centered approaches to offer an integrative therapeutic experience for my clients. I am particularly interested in working with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma, and family dynamics. When working with children, I am excited to offer a variety of creative approaches to help engage children and youth of any age. I have experience providing therapy in a variety of settings, including community-based, hospital, and forensic environments. I obtained my Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of Manitoba, and am in the process of completing my PhD in Clinical Psychology. At Peace of Mind Therapy and Consultation, I provide therapy services under the supervision of Dr. Penner Hutton.
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 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.
Celna Sousa is a Registered Social Worker with the Manitoba College of Social Workers. I obtained my Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees at the University of Manitoba. I am also certified in Psychosomatic Therapy with the International Association of Psychosomatic Therapy (INTAPT).My clinical interests include working with individuals who are challenged by grief, loss, bereavement, pain, and trauma. I have worked closely with individuals who have cancer diagnoses. My approach is to work collaboratively with clients, focusing on their strengths, using mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) methods, and psychosomatic (mind and body) therapy.
I offer Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, trauma, coping with chronic pain, coping with stress, and other difficulties with thoughts, emotions, and behaviours. I value a client centred approach, and will work with you to tailor evidence-based treatments to your individual needs. I believe that the environments that we live and work in, and the people we interact with are important influences on our mental health, and will work with you to create health not only in yourself, but also in your life.
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.
I obtained my doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manitoba and offer assessment and treatment of a range of psychological difficulties including Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In addition, I provide therapy for problems in coping with general stress, chronic pain, return-to-work/school issues, relationship problems, and parenting stress. My therapeutic approach integrates evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. I work to tailor treatment to your needs and personality with the goal of alleviating suffering and increasing well-being in your life. I have significant experience in conducting and interpreting research, which helps to ensure I am using assessment and treatment methods supported by scientific study.
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.