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 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


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


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Hayley Mangotich, MA, RP(Q)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Individual Therapy


Hayley believes that genuine presence and compassion are foundational to building a trusting and collaborative therapeutic relationship, as well as meaningful relationships with ourselves and others. She is committed to practicing from a trauma-informed, anti-oppressive framework, and 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.   Read more


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Jackie Ecclestone

Student Therapist

Individual Therapy


Jackie understands that the counseling journey can look very different for each unique individual and aims to embrace that while helping people to work toward their individual goals and reach self-awareness and acceptance. Jackie believes that we all have the inner strength it takes to experience happiness and fulfillment in life and strives to work collaboratively with clients to uncover, explore, and utilize their inner power. 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