Find a Registered Therapist in St. Catharines, ON
Our Nōmina Integrated Health Clinic in St. Catharines, ON has a highly skilled team of registered therapists who provide leading programming with specialized evidenced-based therapies.
Our highly experienced team of professional therapists has a diverse range of specializations and 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.
Clinical Director & Registered Psychotherapist
CD, PhD(c), MSW, MACP, RSW, RCC
Lisa’s primary work is in addiction treatment, mental health, and sexual health. She has extensive training in intensive short term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), direct neurofeedback (DNF), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). This makes her highly effective working with mood disorders such as anxiety, depression and pain, which can all contribute to unhealthy coping behaviours. Her range of skills makes her a very direct clinician. Lisa has many years of working with diverse populations. As a retired Canadian Armed Forces Member, she honed her experience with complex trauma. She is also proudly a Certified Transgender Care Specialist with The International Transgender Care Association, supporting her offering services to all Gender Romantic Minorities. Honesty and transparency coupled with confidentiality are the cornerstones of her practice.
RSW, MSW, BSW
As a Registered Master of Social Work Clinician with 15 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 practices within a trauma-informed framework, is SMART Recovery trained, and certified to apply Direct Neuro Feedback.
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.
MACP, BA, RP
Stephanie believes each person has the inherent ability to improve their mental wellness, and therapy can be a helpful tool to uncover and strengthen their existing abilities. Stephanie is a Registered Psychotherapist providing therapy to children, youth, adults and families. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Brock University and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.
Stephanie has experience providing therapy to individuals with complex trauma, persistent mental health issues, histories of abuse, addictions and family violence. She has helped people overcome personal and systemic barriers, interpersonal conflict and problematic patterns of thought and behaviour. She uses a strengths based, person centered approach to assist with issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, stress and self esteem.
Stephanie is trained in various modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT, Narrative Therapy, and Collaborative Problem Solving. She will work with you to decide which therapeutic intervention is the best fit.
Stephanie ensures individuals and families feel supported by providing a safe and respectful therapeutic environment. She will help you uncover your unique abilities to create lasting change.
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
BHSc, MACP, RP(Qualifying)
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.
BA, MACP, OTA/PTA
As a clinician, Sarah strives to create a safe, non-judgmental, compassionate environment as her clients navigate and explore their lives. Sarah’s primary approach centers around Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. She has experience with all ages and has worked in various settings including hospitals, private practice, and outpatient programs. As a previous occupational therapy and physiotherapy assistant, she brings a unique perspective and understands the complexities of healing both mind and body. Teens, young or older adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, managing intense emotions or life transitions, and physical or neurological injury are the primary focus of Sarah’s practice.
Sarah holds a B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Waterloo and an M.A. in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and has a diploma as an Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistant from Humber College.
Sarah has taken additional courses and training in dyadic developmental psychotherapy (DDP), Non-directive play-based expressive therapy including an introduction to sand tray, A Compassionate Approach to Addictive Processes with Internal Family Systems, ACT and IFS informed experiential training.