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Our wealth of experience with numerous mental health challenges enables us to offer specialized service. We provide a neutral space for individuals to grow and meet their goals. In the interest of creating holistic experiences, offering tailored support to couples, parents and students (including highschool and post-secondary) serve as a powerful way to reclaim structure and unity amongst families

Our wealth of experience with numerous mental health challenges enables us to offer specialized service. We provide a neutral space for individuals to grow and meet their goals. In the interest of creating holistic experiences, offering tailored support to couples, parents and students (including highschool and post-secondary) serve as a powerful way to reclaim structure and unity amongst families

Email: info@openmindcounselling.com

Location: 211-3030 Lincoln Ave, Coquitlam, BC

Dieko’ is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. She is honoured to hold space for everyone that comes through the door. Dieko’ takes a genuine, positive, non-judgmental approach with all of her clients. Dieko’ believes that everyone deserves to have a sense of belonging, to feel seen and heard. She therefore takes a relational, encouraging, reflective, and sometimes, spiritual approach in counselling. Dieko’ acknowledges that the journey through life can present with many challenges and therefore strives to work with clients from a holistic and trauma-informed lens, to guide individuals through these life transitions. She has over six years’ experience working with people with physical and/or developmental disabilities, supporting them to lead full and rich lives in their communities. She empowers clients to build resilience, hope, compassion, and acceptance by using their life’s challenges to enhance personal growth and healing. Dieko’ has experience working with mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, grief & loss, life transitions, chronic illness, substance-use, and relationship difficulties. She uses a combination of evidence-based therapeutic modalities tailored to each person’s unique needs. Dieko’ is a person with physical disability. She strives to create a safe and empathetic environment, walking alongside her clients towards living a fulfilling life. ​

Dieko’ is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. She is honoured to hold space for everyone that comes through the door. Dieko’ takes a genuine, positive, non-judgmental approach with all of her clients. Dieko’ believes that everyone deserves to have a sense of belonging, to feel seen and heard. She therefore takes a relational, encouraging, reflective, and sometimes, spiritual approach in counselling. Dieko’ acknowledges that the journey through life can present with many challenges and therefore strives to work with clients from a holistic and trauma-informed lens, to guide individuals through these life transitions. She has over six years’ experience working with people with physical and/or developmental disabilities, supporting them to lead full and rich lives in their communities. She empowers clients to build resilience, hope, compassion, and acceptance by using their life’s challenges to enhance personal growth and healing. Dieko’ has experience working with mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, grief & loss, life transitions, chronic illness, substance-use, and relationship difficulties. She uses a combination of evidence-based therapeutic modalities tailored to each person’s unique needs. Dieko’ is a person with physical disability. She strives to create a safe and empathetic environment, walking alongside her clients towards living a fulfilling life. ​

Email: info@openmindcounselling.com

Location: 211-3030 Lincoln Ave, Coquitlam, BC

Email: info@openmindcounselling.com

Location: 211-3030 Lincoln Ave, Coquitlam, BC

Petrina Atawo (she/her) is a Registered Social Worker with over a decade of experience working with individuals and families across the lifespan and provides an inclusive, anti-oppressive framework. Petrina’s experience includes working in youth and women’s shelters as well as extensive experience as a medical social worker in both hospital and community settings across the healthcare spectrum. Petrina utilizes several therapeutic approaches and integrates values of kindness and compassion across various counselling topics, including grief and loss, life transitions, and academic and career challenges. As a BIPOC woman, Petrina offers an understanding of race-based trauma and discrimination and an awareness of systemic inequalities rooted in colonialism. Petrina’s hope is for clients to reach a state of being where their thoughts, emotions and actions are guided from a place of self-worthiness and true belonging to themselves.

Petrina Atawo (she/her) is a Registered Social Worker with over a decade of experience working with individuals and families across the lifespan and provides an inclusive, anti-oppressive framework. Petrina’s experience includes working in youth and women’s shelters as well as extensive experience as a medical social worker in both hospital and community settings across the healthcare spectrum. Petrina utilizes several therapeutic approaches and integrates values of kindness and compassion across various counselling topics, including grief and loss, life transitions, and academic and career challenges. As a BIPOC woman, Petrina offers an understanding of race-based trauma and discrimination and an awareness of systemic inequalities rooted in colonialism. Petrina’s hope is for clients to reach a state of being where their thoughts, emotions and actions are guided from a place of self-worthiness and true belonging to themselves.

Email: info@openmindcounselling.com

Location: 211-3030 Lincoln Ave, Coquitlam, BC

Email: info@openmindcounselling.com

Location: 211-3030 Lincoln Ave, Coquitlam, BC

John Nweke is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. He has been working in the community mental health field for 5 years, in a variety of roles including as a behavior interventionist, shelter support worker, and clinical counsellor. He works from a Cognitive-Behavioral lens that is informed with a biopsychosocial framework. As such, John utilizes evidence- based practice, while placing them in the context of each client’s concerns. John has experience with a wide variety of clients and concerns with a focus on matters of anxiety, depression, and substance use. Many spheres interact to contribute to well-being, particularly cognitions, emotions, physiology, environment, and social contexts. John’s undergraduate experience in biology makes him equipped to provide psycho-education as to the biological components impacting wellness. This information, in combination with the other contributing factors mentioned above, will be utilized to the benefit of moving clients towards their goals. Oftentimes, people facing challenging moments feel disconnected and isolated from those in their lives. John aims to create a supportive and empathetic therapeutic relationship that encourages the growth and well-being of each client.

John Nweke is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. He has been working in the community mental health field for 5 years, in a variety of roles including as a behavior interventionist, shelter support worker, and clinical counsellor. He works from a Cognitive-Behavioral lens that is informed with a biopsychosocial framework. As such, John utilizes evidence- based practice, while placing them in the context of each client’s concerns. John has experience with a wide variety of clients and concerns with a focus on matters of anxiety, depression, and substance use. Many spheres interact to contribute to well-being, particularly cognitions, emotions, physiology, environment, and social contexts. John’s undergraduate experience in biology makes him equipped to provide psycho-education as to the biological components impacting wellness. This information, in combination with the other contributing factors mentioned above, will be utilized to the benefit of moving clients towards their goals. Oftentimes, people facing challenging moments feel disconnected and isolated from those in their lives. John aims to create a supportive and empathetic therapeutic relationship that encourages the growth and well-being of each client.

Email: info@openmindcounselling.com

Location: 211-3030 Lincoln Ave, Coquitlam, BC

Email: segunbam@yahoo.com

Location: 314 Bridlewood Court SW, Calgary AB T2Y 3T6

I am a culturally sensitive Master’s level social worker, and therapist, clinician, mental health specialist who is passionate about working with diverse populations and creating a non-judgmental space where each client feels heard, respected, and understood. My practice is registered to provide virtual and in-person counseling services to residents of Alberta and Ontario. I provide counselling to youth, adults, individuals, couples, and families and I have over 14 years of experience as a clinician on the frontline and in leadership teams across many Canadian social services agencies. I understand that at times, life’s impacts bring stress, worry, frustration, and anxiety. I work to provide clients with the right support, help, and guidance so that they can cope with challenges and re-discover their path to a more fulfilling life. My professional specialty includes supporting people struggling with addictions, abuse, anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions, chronic health, trauma, grief and loss, relationship concerns, behavioral problems, men’s, women’s, children, and parenting issues. My counselling style is eclectic and rooted in a range of theoretical approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and trauma-informed practice. As a therapist, I provide cultural safety, create a warm, safe, welcoming and brave space where all voices can be heard, challenges overcome, and lives transformed. My counseling mission to ignite hope, build strengths, empower people, and support individual’s capacity to become more resilient in all aspects of life. Please reach out to me for a free 15-minute consult session.

I am a culturally sensitive Master’s level social worker, and therapist, clinician, mental health specialist who is passionate about working with diverse populations and creating a non-judgmental space where each client feels heard, respected, and understood. My practice is registered to provide virtual and in-person counseling services to residents of Alberta and Ontario. I provide counselling to youth, adults, individuals, couples, and families and I have over 14 years of experience as a clinician on the frontline and in leadership teams across many Canadian social services agencies. I understand that at times, life’s impacts bring stress, worry, frustration, and anxiety. I work to provide clients with the right support, help, and guidance so that they can cope with challenges and re-discover their path to a more fulfilling life. My professional specialty includes supporting people struggling with addictions, abuse, anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions, chronic health, trauma, grief and loss, relationship concerns, behavioral problems, men’s, women’s, children, and parenting issues. My counselling style is eclectic and rooted in a range of theoretical approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and trauma-informed practice. As a therapist, I provide cultural safety, create a warm, safe, welcoming and brave space where all voices can be heard, challenges overcome, and lives transformed. My counseling mission to ignite hope, build strengths, empower people, and support individual’s capacity to become more resilient in all aspects of life. Please reach out to me for a free 15-minute consult session.

Email: segunbam@yahoo.com

Location: 314 Bridlewood Court SW, Calgary AB T2Y 3T6

Sabrina Harvey is a highly skilled Registered Social Worker (OCSWSSW) + psychotherapist with over 20 years of professional experience working with Kahle Therapy & Consulting Services; a 3-B (Black-Owned, Black-Focused + Black-Serving) group practice. Sabrina focuses on Black individuals, couples + families; building a clinical rapport with clients that encourages + supports their wellness journey. Sabrina’s professional journey spans several systems, including criminal justice, education + most recently the child welfare. In addition to her Masters degree in Social Work, Sabrina has a Bachelor Social Science and Bachelor of Education degree. ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Sabrina Harvey is a highly skilled Registered Social Worker (OCSWSSW) + psychotherapist with over 20 years of professional experience working with Kahle Therapy & Consulting Services; a 3-B (Black-Owned, Black-Focused + Black-Serving) group practice. Sabrina focuses on Black individuals, couples + families; building a clinical rapport with clients that encourages + supports their wellness journey. Sabrina’s professional journey spans several systems, including criminal justice, education + most recently the child welfare. In addition to her Masters degree in Social Work, Sabrina has a Bachelor Social Science and Bachelor of Education degree. ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Krystal Layne MSW, R.S.W. is a registered Social Worker working with Kahle Therapy & Consulting Services; a 3-B (Black-Owned, Black-Focused + Black-Serving) group practice. Krystal is experienced working with diverse populations and her knowledge spans the areas of mental health, addictions, housing support, community engagement + systems navigation. She is an empathetic and engaging support while encouraging her clients to transform despite discomfort. ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Krystal Layne MSW, R.S.W. is a registered Social Worker working with Kahle Therapy & Consulting Services; a 3-B (Black-Owned, Black-Focused + Black-Serving) group practice. Krystal is experienced working with diverse populations and her knowledge spans the areas of mental health, addictions, housing support, community engagement + systems navigation. She is an empathetic and engaging support while encouraging her clients to transform despite discomfort. ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Keyanna Davis B.S.W., R.S.S.W. is a registered social service worker who possesses her Bachelor of Social Work degree, and is currently pursuing her Masters degree. She is currently working with Kahle Therapy & Consulting Services; a 3-B (Black-Owned, Black-Focused + Black-Serving) group practice. Thanks to her years of experience working in various sectors such as developmental services, addictions, mental health + gerontology, Keyanna demonstrates an effective + tailored clinical approach. Her infectious personality facilitates strong + genuine therapeutic alliances with her clients which is a strong indicator of positive treatment outcomes

Keyanna Davis B.S.W., R.S.S.W. is a registered social service worker who possesses her Bachelor of Social Work degree, and is currently pursuing her Masters degree. She is currently working with Kahle Therapy & Consulting Services; a 3-B (Black-Owned, Black-Focused + Black-Serving) group practice. Thanks to her years of experience working in various sectors such as developmental services, addictions, mental health + gerontology, Keyanna demonstrates an effective + tailored clinical approach. Her infectious personality facilitates strong + genuine therapeutic alliances with her clients which is a strong indicator of positive treatment outcomes

Email: nidhi@bbtherapy.ca

Location: 52 Village Centre Pl Unit 201, Mississauga, ON L4Z 1V9

I believe that each individual has the capacity for growth through self-awareness and acceptance. I have supported individuals to recognize their optimal potential, develop and maintain healthy meaningful relationships, while making choices that are in the interest of oneself and others. I help my clients free themselves from disabling assumptions and attitudes so they can live fuller lives. As a trauma-informed therapist, I aim to create a warm, non-judgmental environment to facilitate growth and change. I take a culturally sensitive approach and help my clients reach their maximum potential by offering an empathetic and safe therapeutic space. Grounded in the client-centered approach, I believe in holistic healing. I custom tailor my approach for each client by integrating a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Psychodynamic therapy, and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT). Experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, or challenges in relationships and parenting can be overwhelming when dealing with it all by yourself. Seeking professional help can empower you to cope better and regain your self. Let me support you through this and be a companion in your healing journey. If you’d like to learn more, feel free to contact me. You can also book a session or a free 15-minute phone call. I’m looking forward to working together!

I believe that each individual has the capacity for growth through self-awareness and acceptance. I have supported individuals to recognize their optimal potential, develop and maintain healthy meaningful relationships, while making choices that are in the interest of oneself and others. I help my clients free themselves from disabling assumptions and attitudes so they can live fuller lives. As a trauma-informed therapist, I aim to create a warm, non-judgmental environment to facilitate growth and change. I take a culturally sensitive approach and help my clients reach their maximum potential by offering an empathetic and safe therapeutic space. Grounded in the client-centered approach, I believe in holistic healing. I custom tailor my approach for each client by integrating a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Psychodynamic therapy, and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT). Experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, or challenges in relationships and parenting can be overwhelming when dealing with it all by yourself. Seeking professional help can empower you to cope better and regain your self. Let me support you through this and be a companion in your healing journey. If you’d like to learn more, feel free to contact me. You can also book a session or a free 15-minute phone call. I’m looking forward to working together!

Email: nidhi@bbtherapy.ca

Location: 52 Village Centre Pl Unit 201, Mississauga, ON L4Z 1V9

Email: alethia@mindsilike.com

I am a compassionate, innovative and wellness-oriented Child and Youth Care Practitioner and Registered Psychotherapist, Healthy Mind Coach, possessing over 20+ years of experience in the areas of Mental Wellness, Clinical support, Consultation, and Facilitation. Certified Child Youth Practitioner supporting the Ecological Development/Wellness of our Youth. Recipient of the Raymond Chang Award Outstanding Volunteer Mentoring Black Identified students enrolled in the Race to Education & Tri-Mentoring Program(Toronto Metropolitan University May, 2022) Women on Fire 2023 I connect well with Corporate Professionals, Uni/College Students, Parents & Individuals who notice that their energy, focus & motivation has decreased over the past couple of months The sudden changes have affected their work/personal relationships causing emotional distress. You are finding it difficult to maintain work/life balance I clear the space so that you can identify the stressors that are impacting your life, address the limiting beliefs that hold you back. I will share some CBT strategies that challenge your thoughts/feelings about the Event, develop coping strategies so that you can lead with confidence, reduce the anxiety so that you can make better decisions for yourself I possess a full range of experience with theoretical intervention models, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialetical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational interviewing; Incorporating Restorative justice practices, evidence-based research, and human rights advocacy. I bring all aspects of Psycho education to provide you with the information that will be helpful to you to in order to make informed decisions. I provide therapeutic worksheets for additional learning so that you can apply the strategies in your life space. I motivate Teams to recommit to their Vision, supporting Mental Wellness initiatives & Accountability through behaviour management; My Coaching modules have helped teams increase their energy & Employee engagement. In addition, I have spent my career gaining a wealth of knowledge working with transitional aged Youth, clinical Dept Child Adolescent Psychiatry, ER, mobile crisis for 2 agencies Peel/ GTA .Theoretical practice (Teaching Trauma & Intervention) Education adminstration supporting students with Learning disabilities, homelessness, mental health, addictions, harm-reduction, abuse, and trauma. I provide bio-psychosocial assessments for EAP.. Clinical Case Consultatation for Black focused Community Agencies Looking forward to meeting with you!

I am a compassionate, innovative and wellness-oriented Child and Youth Care Practitioner and Registered Psychotherapist, Healthy Mind Coach, possessing over 20+ years of experience in the areas of Mental Wellness, Clinical support, Consultation, and Facilitation. Certified Child Youth Practitioner supporting the Ecological Development/Wellness of our Youth. Recipient of the Raymond Chang Award Outstanding Volunteer Mentoring Black Identified students enrolled in the Race to Education & Tri-Mentoring Program(Toronto Metropolitan University May, 2022) Women on Fire 2023 I connect well with Corporate Professionals, Uni/College Students, Parents & Individuals who notice that their energy, focus & motivation has decreased over the past couple of months The sudden changes have affected their work/personal relationships causing emotional distress. You are finding it difficult to maintain work/life balance I clear the space so that you can identify the stressors that are impacting your life, address the limiting beliefs that hold you back. I will share some CBT strategies that challenge your thoughts/feelings about the Event, develop coping strategies so that you can lead with confidence, reduce the anxiety so that you can make better decisions for yourself I possess a full range of experience with theoretical intervention models, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialetical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational interviewing; Incorporating Restorative justice practices, evidence-based research, and human rights advocacy. I bring all aspects of Psycho education to provide you with the information that will be helpful to you to in order to make informed decisions. I provide therapeutic worksheets for additional learning so that you can apply the strategies in your life space. I motivate Teams to recommit to their Vision, supporting Mental Wellness initiatives & Accountability through behaviour management; My Coaching modules have helped teams increase their energy & Employee engagement. In addition, I have spent my career gaining a wealth of knowledge working with transitional aged Youth, clinical Dept Child Adolescent Psychiatry, ER, mobile crisis for 2 agencies Peel/ GTA .Theoretical practice (Teaching Trauma & Intervention) Education adminstration supporting students with Learning disabilities, homelessness, mental health, addictions, harm-reduction, abuse, and trauma. I provide bio-psychosocial assessments for EAP.. Clinical Case Consultatation for Black focused Community Agencies Looking forward to meeting with you!

Email: alethia@mindsilike.com

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