Nōmina Integrated Mental Health Clinic - St. Catharines, ON
At Nōmina Integrated Mental Health Clinic - St. Catharines, ON we provide leading programming, with specialized evidenced based therapies by a highly specialized and trained clinical team.
Our highly experienced team of professionals has a diverse range of specializations and all registered psychotherapists hold a minimum master’s level education. Nōmina has clinical expertise in various therapeutic trauma approaches such as ISTDP, EMDR, and cognitive modalities such as CBT, DBT, and ACT. With these, Nōmina will deliver a comprehensive approach to healing not found elsewhere in other therapy programs.
We respectfully acknowledge that we live and work on the unceded traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples.
The dedicated people at Nōmina St. Catharines share a united passion and purpose.
BSc, MACP, RP(q)
Victoria strives to create a safe space for clients no matter gender identities, sexual orientation, culture, or beliefs. She shares Nomina’s ideals that making a difference for our clients is about a strong therapeutic relationship, open-mindedness, and a completely judgement free environment.
Victoria obtained her Honors Bachelor of Science as a Psychology Specialist from the University of Toronto with a focus on developmental psychology. She completed her Master of Counseling Psychology at Yorkville University. In addition to her training as a general practitioner, she is also a Certified Trauma Integration Clinician, SMART recovery trained, and certified to apply Direct Neurofeedback.
RSW, MSW, BSW
As a Registered Master of Social Work Clinician with over ten years of experience, Christina’s practice as a Clinical Counsellor includes a strengths-based, client-centered approach to healing. She utilizes a holistic style of treatment to support clients to achieve their personal treatment goals. Christina is also a Registered Yoga Teacher, Youth Yoga Teacher, and Reiki Master Teacher. By combining theoretical aspects of social work with yoga and energy work, she offers compassionate, client-centered counselling that supports each person in individual and unique ways that serve their distinct needs. Before exploring the field of Health and Wellness, she specialized in working with children, youth, and young adults who struggled with trauma-related disorders, substance misuse, family breakdown, and severe and persistent mental illness; within different treatment facilities. Christina is a trauma-informed Clinician and is SMART Recovery trained.
Registered Social Worker
MA, RSW, RP (Q)
Cassandra aims to offer an inclusive and safe space for clients to heal from the heavy emotions that weigh on them. Cassandra is a registered psychotherapist (qualifying) and registered social worker. Cassandra holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. Additionally, Cassandra has pursued undergraduate and graduate coursework in Child and Youth Studies, with a focus on anxiety disorders and children’s mental health.
Cassandra works with children, adolescents and adults. Cassandra’s practice integrates both cognitive-behavioural and humanistic therapeutic models. Modalities that Cassandra draws from include, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Integrated Trauma and Attachment Treatment Model (ITATM), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Narrative Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Cassandra’s practice is grounded in empathy and meeting clients where they are at.
Registered Social Worker
Kelly strives to provide a safe and inclusive environment for all clients throughout their healing journey. Kelly’s therapeutic approach is trauma-informed, client-centered, and holistic. She views each individual uniquely and believes that there is no such thing as a one size fits all approach to care. Kelly works collaboratively with clients to empower them to create an individualized treatment plan, that includes the goals and skills they need to help them move forward in their healing journey. Kelly meets people where they are at. Kelly’s holistic approach helps clients to explore all areas of their lives including physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of themselves. She works with clients from a variety of backgrounds and of all ages. Kelly’s practice is grounded in compassion, non-judgment, and openness.
Kelly is a registered social worker and holds a Master of Social Worker degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. Additionally, Kelly has obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree through Brock University, a diploma from the Addiction Care Worker Program through McMaster University, and a diploma from the Child and Youth Worker Program through Niagara College. She also has training in Reiki, yoga, and is currently pursuing a diploma in holistic nutrition.
Nyssa’s priority is to create a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for her clients to gain awareness and understanding of themselves and their life experiences. She believes sensemaking and meaning making can empower an individual to re-connect with self, others, and the world around them. She uses a holistic, integrated approach that is tailored to each client, ensuring autonomy is prioritized for clients to curate their own path to healing and well-being.
Nyssa completed her Honors Bachelor of Health Science with specialization in health promotion, followed by a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. With a background in emergency services, she intimately understand how job-related stress and trauma can affect all areas of an individual’s life. Whether you are seeking services related to work stress, managing overwhelming emotions, understand a new experience, or create meaningful change, she would love to walk alongside you.