Meet The Psychotherapy In the City Team

Clarinda BrandãoDipTIRP, RP

Founder and Managing Partner, Registered Psychotherapist & Relationship Expert

Individual & Couple Therapy | Clinical Supervisor


Clarinda Brandão brings an intuitive approach to her clients. For over nine 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


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



Alexa Sturm, MA, RP(Q)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Individual 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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Hayley Mangotich


Individual Therapy


Hayley is committed to practicing from an anti-oppressive framework and understands that our intersecting identities impact our wellbeing in different ways. She believes that therapy can be a starting point for ripples of healing and growth — from our internal world, to our close relationships, to our communities — and holds the intention of advocating for those with whom she works with. Read more


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Samantha Fogel

Student Therapist

Individual Therapy


Samantha understands that everyone experiences challenges in their lives, and through supportive guidance strives to help clients navigate these challenges to become stronger, more resilient, and confident in themselvesRead more


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Claire Webster

Art Therapist

Individual & Group Therapy


Claire’s interest in art developed at a very young age. She has always been passionate about the art process, and more specifically the innate creativity of one’s mind.  Claire believes that through the use of symbols and images, art and creativity have the power to cultivate expression and communication when words are not enough. Read more


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