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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Jhanelle Peters

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Individual Therapy


Over the years Jhanelle has worked with individuals from diverse populations and socioeconomic backgrounds, helping them uncover negative patterns and behaviours that make life challenging to navigate.  Read more



Charlotte Pidgeon

Student Therapist

Individual Therapy

Charlotte has an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and neuroscience and has the unique perspective of understanding mental illness and substance use from the scientific level. Leading her education into practice, she is currently pursuing her Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University, where she has deliberated significant subject matter covering a multitude of counselling modalities. Read more

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