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Meet The Psychotherapy In the City Team

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Clarinda BrandãoDipTIRP, RP

Founder and Managing Partner, Registered Psychotherapist & Relationship Expert

Individual, Couple & Family Therapy | Clinical Supervisor

 

Clarinda Brandão brings an intuitive approach to her clients. For over ten years she has worked with individuals and couples, helping her clients restore self-awareness, regain confidence, and renew relationships within their lives and with themselves. A compassionate listener, she delves deep into the individual core to build a strong foundation for personal growth and meaningful connections. Becoming self-aware is an integral step in the healing process.  Read more

 

 Maria Mihailoska, MA, RP

Managing Partner, Registered Psychotherapist

Individual, Couples & Family Therapy | Clinical Supervisor

 

Maria Mihailoska has a Masters Degree in Counseling and Spirituality from the University of Ottawa (Saint Paul University) and an Honors Bachelor Degree in Psychology. During her Masters, she successfully gained a specialization in couple and family psychotherapy.  Read more

 

Victoria Sabo, MA, C.C.C, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Individual, Couple & Youth Therapy

 

Victoria works with youth and young adults experiencing a wide variety of concerns including stress, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationships, school, identity exploration, life transitions, and trauma. As a therapist, she works to provide a safe, open, and non-judgemental space for clients to explore and process their experiences. Read more

 

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Alexa Sturm, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Individual, Couple & Youth Therapy

Understanding that life can be tough at times, Alexa is with her clients every step of the way. She has helped clients through a variety of challenges, including depression, anxiety, stress, school, low self-esteem, eating and body image issues, and difficulties with life transitions. Read more

 

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Karina Rakhimova, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Individual Therapy

 

Sitting with many hundreds of stories of emotional pain, disappointments, self-criticism, grief and bereavement, searches for answers to the deepest questions, as well as thousands of moments of important discoveries, new hopes and responsible choices, Karina learned that living well is an art. Read more

 

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Laura Collins, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Individual & Couple Therapy

Laura provides psychotherapy to adult clients experiencing mood related and anxiety concerns, stress, ADHD and focusing challenges, identity concerns, interpersonal difficulties (including challenges with communication and vulnerability), attachment trauma, as well as to individuals who are undergoing life transitions. Read more

 

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Hayley MangotichM.Ed., RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Individual Therapy

At the core of her work Hayley focuses on embodied, lived-experiences of connection and relationship. The quality of our relationships with the different parts of ourselves, our loved ones, our wider communities, and the word at large form the basis of our wellbeing. Through tending to these connections in a grounded and holistic way, Hayley supports clients to create meaningful, lasting changes aligned with who and how they want to be.  Read more

 

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Kira Foreman-Tran, MA

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Individual Therapy

 

Kira holds a Master’s degree in counselling psychology from Yorkville University and an Honours Bachelor degree specializing in Psychology and Criminology from Western University. Additionally, Kira has completed the Applied Suicide Intervention Training (ASIST) and draws on training and experience from her previous roles. Read more

 

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John Profiti

Registered Corporate Coach | Career Coach 

John has been working in the corporate leadership for over ten years and has experience in retail and financial services leading many diverse teams with up to 45 individuals under his report. John has attended several courses and workshops with a focus on leadership, diversity, inclusion, communication and subconscious bias that focus on a range of corporate environments and has extensive experience working within the Gallup model for employee engagement. Read more

 

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Megan Kuchma

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Student Therapist

Individual Therapy

 

Megan holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Cultural Studies & Sexuality Studies from York University, a Child and Youth Work Diploma from Humber College and is currently completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.  Read more

 

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Aasna Devani

Student Therapist

Individual Therapy

Aasna takes a holistic approach to working with clients as she believes in the importance of seeing the client as a whole person and therefore in the effectiveness of a collaborative therapeutic relationship.  Read more

 

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Adrian Daniels

Student Therapist

Individual Therapy

 

Adrian joins the PITC team with just over 10 years of counselling and peer support experience, as well as 14 years of practice and training in applied mindfulness and compassion cultivation meditation. He has a wealth of experience working within the private mental healthcare sector, as well as working with grassroots and community-based organizations. Read more

 

Katherine Nychay

Office Manager

 

Katherine has a background in Early Childhood Education and runs the administrative side of our practice. With an interest in psychology she is a vital part of our team, helping to keep things running smoothly. Katherine strongly believes in the power of therapy and appreciates being of service to the psychotherapy team at PITC. Read more

 

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