Meet The Psychotherapy In the City Team


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



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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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



Jacquie Nedohin, MA


Individual Therapy


Jacquie is passionate about empowering clients to utilize self-compassion and believes that by understanding that mental health challenges are part of the human experience we can work towards realistic goals. She strongly advocates for mental health access and the integration of mental health services into everyday life. Through her work, Jacquie hopes to connect with clients by creating a safe and comfortable place for positive change.  Read more



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



Gabriel Aboutboul

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) 

Student Therapist

Individual Therapy


With a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from McGill University, Gabriel is completing his Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. In addition, he has over three years of experience providing mental health peer support in various settings, including music festivals, retreat centres, clinical research studies, and non-profit organizations, such as the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario. Read more


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Kira Foreman-Tran

Student Therapist

Individual Therapy


Kira takes a client-centered approach to help people confront and overcome the challenges that they are experiencing. She understands that all individuals are unique, and therefore will work collaboratively with clients to identify what is most helpful for them.  Read more



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



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



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