Deon Ambersley, MSW, RSW, Social Worker, Counsellor, Health and Wellness Coach
Deon is a registered Social Worker with more than 14 years of experience, working in the province of Ontario. She obtained her Honours BA, in Sociology and Urban Studies from the University of Toronto, and a Masters of Social Work, also from the University of Toronto.
As a practitioner, she has developed a wide range of experiences having worked with community agencies, correctional facilities, and within the education system from kindergarten through to the post secondary level. She has worked extensively with parents and their children, within agencies such as Peel Children’s Aid Society, York Catholic District School Board, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto. She has also worked with adults struggling with relationship issues and mental health through agencies such as Morneau Shepell and Family Services of Peel. A central tenet of her practice is helping individuals to develop healthy relationships and lifestyles.
Working from a client-centered approach, she mainly uses modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Solution Focused Therapy. She is a proponent of continuous learning and recently obtained a certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching from Humber College. This has enhanced her skill set, by allowing her to work from a more holistic approach by incorporating all aspects of the individual.
Through many work experiences, she has met countless individuals from many walks of life. She enjoys working with people and is very passionate about health and wellness. She is committed to supporting clients from the first meeting of ‘where they are’ to arriving at ‘where they want to be’.
She looks forward to taking that journey with you!
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Mair Dawn Ellis, Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW
Mair is a Registered Social Worker who worked in the field of addictions and mental health for the past 26 years. Mair says- it’s important to help people understand that they are not broken, and to discover their own enormous courage, resilience and potential. Mair’s focus is supporting clients with life issues to help them find alternative ways to cope.
Specialties: Depression, Addiction, Family Conflict
Ethnicity: Black and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Specialty working with Queer Allied adults
Offers video and phone sessions
Jaisa Sulit, BPHE, BEd, MScOT, Mindfulness Instructor, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Sacred Self Care Coach, Occupational Therapist
Jaisa Sulit is an occupational therapist with 15 years of experience in neuro-rehab. After a spinal cord injury put her on the path of healing, she went on to become a qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, a certified Medical Qigong and Chinese Shamanic Medicine practitioner and a Teacher-In-Training of the Mindful Self-Compassion program.
In 2020, Jaisa gave birth to her first child and as a first time mother during a pandemic, she realized the vital need for more support for the postpartum mother. Consequently, Jaisa is currently in training with Rachelle Garcia Seliga and will be a certified Innate Traditions Postpartum Care Provider in 2021. Sharing her journey of healing, Jaisa is the author of the Amazon best-seller: “Purpose in Paralysis: From Chronic Pain to Universal Gain.”
Proactive Pelvic Health
(two blocks east of Broadview Ave.)
Thursday : 8am-7pm
Raniya Syed is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. She earned her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University and completed her Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Health Studies with high distinction from the University of Toronto.
Clinical Focus: Individual and Group Psychotherapy for Youth and Adults (18+) experiencing General Mental Health, Psychosocial, Daily Living Concerns
Khalil Centre Facilitator for Maternal Wellness programs
Contact: 1-855-5KHALIL ext 726
Languages spoken: Urdu, English, Hindi
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