The service team


The treatment team at Ehrlo Counselling Services consists of highly competent individuals with formal education as well as experience in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Our therapists and counsellors are a minimum of Masters prepared and are fully insured and licensed for practice. They consist of registered psychologists, doctoral psychologists, registered social workers, and certified Canadian counsellors.

Psychologists

Natashia Schoenroth, M.Ed (Psych)
Registered Psychologist #712

  • Natashia has over 14 years of direct experience in providing services to children, adolescents, adults, and families in the areas of counselling and assessment
  • She has a focus in providing counselling in a number of different areas including mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, grief, conduct disorder, oppositional defiance, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, self-harm, abuse, and academic performance
  • Provides comprehensive psychological, behavioural, and cognitive assessments using a holistic approach of diagnostic assessments and clinical interviewing

Shelley Tamaki, M.Ed (Psych)
Registered Psychologist #476

  • 30 years experience in the human services field including social work, special education teacher and consultant, and educational, clinical, and counselling psychology
  • Works with youth, adults and families, and has a wide range of experience with individuals and small groups of all ages
  • Registered Psychologist in clinical, educational, and counselling pyschology
  • Shelley enjoys facilitating changes that people make through recognizing and believing in themselves and connecting with their environments
  • Shelley is also a Mental Health approved therapist working with First Nations individuals and families

Dr. Walter Leckett, Ph.D., R.D.Psych.
Registered Doctoral Psychologist #182

  • Walter is a registered doctoral psychologist in clinical/counselling psychology servicing adults, couples and families
  • He focuses on various mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief or loss, relationship difficulties, marital and couple counselling, work-related stress, and pain management
  • Walter conducts adult psychological assessments in support of and facilitation of the counselling process
  • 30 years of diverse experience in the human services area

Joey Panko, M.Ed (Psych)
Registered Psychologist #766

  • Joey is a registered psychologist with a master’s degree in educational psychology
  • Experience working with at-risk youth and families in crisis
  • Enjoys working with children, youth, adults, and families
  • Believes in utilizing a collaborative approach in helping clients find and draw on their unique inner strengths

Sherry Rapley, M.A,
Registered Psychologist #940

  • Sherry is a registered psychologist in counselling and clinical psychology with experience in providing counselling to adults, adolescents, and children, working in both clinical and academic settings
  • Focus in providing culturally-sensitive counselling in the areas of trauma, sexual abuse, LGBTQ issues (including sexual orientation and gender identity concerns), mood disorders, anxiety, self-harm, parent-child relations, grief, and addictions
  • Provides comprehensive cognitive, behavioural, and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults, using both standardized assessments and clinical interviewing
  • Sherry is a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner in Training

 

Clinical Social Workers

Janet Miller, MSW., RSW
Clinical Social Worker

  • Janet is a master prepared social worker with over 18 years of experience in the human service profession
  • Janet specializes in individual, group and family counseling working with a diverse population
  • Janet is experiencd in working with children, adolescents, adults and families who have experienced trauma, self-mutilation, low self-esteem, grief and loss, stress & anxiety, parenting, relationship problems, and difficulties with coping and emotion regulation

Amanda Kuckartz, MSW, RSW, BA. Psych
Clinical Social Worker

  • Amanda is a masters prepared social worker with over six years of experience in the human service profession.
  • Amanda works with children, youth, adults, couples, and families in the areas of trauma, self-harm and suicidal ideation, relationship problems, anxiety and depression, abuse, parenting, self esteem, and emotion regulation.
  • Amanda is a mental health approved therapist for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit people.
  • Amanda believes in working from an integrative and holistic, person-centred framework to best meet individual needs.

 

Counsellors

Dave Wiebe, M.Ed, Canadian Certified Counsellor
Counsellor/Adult Trainer

  • 12 years of experience in providing education, counselling and consulting- specializing in grief counselling
  • Individual and group counselling
  • Specializes in grief counselling
  • Training, group-work  and seminars in areas such as suicide intervention, FASD, bullying, self-harm, communication, emotional management, coping skills, grief/loss
  • Counselling with youth and individuals with cognitive disabilities
  • Experince in counselling seniors

 

Behavioural consultants

Denise Swallow, BSW., RSW
Registered Social Worker

  • Denise is a registered social worker and works as a behavioural consultant for Ehrlo Counselling Services
  • She has 15 years of experience as a social worker counselling individuals and families
  • Works closely with government systems in the community to consult and coordinate services to reduce gaps identified by those with cognitive disabilities through the Provincial Cognitive Disability Strategy
  • Develops behaviour support plans for individuals living in the community
  • Provides training on various topics related to cognitive disabilities

Sarah Hammett, B.A.
Consultant

  • Sarah completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Lethbridge with a key focus on child, youth, and adolescent development. She is currently in the process of completing her BSW at the University of Regina
  • Works collaboratively with different government systems and community organizations to aid in the reduction of gaps in services identified by individuals with cognitive disabilities
  • She provides behaviour support and enhanced case planning/consultation for individuals and families impacted by a cognitive disability.

 

Contract clinicians

Shelly Manuel South, MSW, RSW

  • Shelly is a registered social worker and has provided counselling services for over 25 years to a diverse clientele including children, adolescents, adults, and families.
  • She is an approved mental health therapist for First Nation, Metis, and Inuit individuals.
  • Shelly has counselling experience in the areas of trauma, grief and loss, mood disorders, anxiety and depression, suicide ideation and self-harm, eating disorders,conduct disorder, oppositional defiance and behavioral concerns, relationships, and addictions.

Isabelle Hanson, M.Ed
Registered Psychologist, #974 (provisional)

  • Isabelle is a registered psychologist (provisional) with a MEd in educational psychology
  • She has worked in human services for 30 years
  • She has experience working with individuals who have experienced abuse, trauma, grief and loss, and addictions
  • She is a mental health approved therapist working with First Nations individuals
  • She believes in the holistic worldview

Natasha Anderson, M.A.
Registered Clinical Counsellor

  • Enjoys working with children, youth, young adults, and families
  • Experience in working with individuals who have experienced trauma, present with low self-esteem, grief and loss, depression & anxiety, and difficulties with coping and emotion regulation
  • Believes in a client-centered creative approach to help mediate conflict and promote positive change and growth
  • Incorporates principles of DBT and CBT into individualized treatment plans

Jasmine Hawken MSW, RSW

  • Has worked in the area of mental health for the past 15 years
  • Specializes in treating anxiety, depression, eating disorders – particularly emotional eating and binge eating disorders, body image, grief and loss, work stress, and relationship issues
  • Uses a cognitive behavioural approach but also integrates other modalities such as Person-Centered therapy and Acceptance and Commitment therapy
  • Works with adults and couples
  • Registered social worker

Kellsey Calhoon, M. Ed., R. Psych

  • Kellsey is a registered psychologist with a masters in counselling psychology
  • She works with children, adolescents, and adults from a variety of backgrounds
  • She has experience providing counselling in areas of trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, stress, suicide ideation, self-harm, behavioural difficulties, and relationship concerns
  • She provides comprehensive psychological, cognitive, and behavioural assessments
  • Her approach to therapy is built on acceptance, compassion, collaboration, and connection

Kristie Panchuk, MSW, RSW

  • Kristie is a masters prepared registered social worker with over six years of experience in the human service profession.
  • Kristie focuses on trauma recovery, group counseling, domestic violence, inter-generational trauma, and couples counseling.
  • She is experienced in working with issues related to grief, depression, self-harm, anxiety, panic attacks, and difficulties with life transitions, emotional regulation and self-esteem.
  • Her counseling approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy, emotionally focused therapy, mindfulness and solution focused therapy.
  • She works from a client centered, holistic framework that promotes the inherent strength and dignity of all people.

Janna Ellis, M.Ed. (Psych)

  • Janna has over 10 years of experience working within the human services field.
  • She is a registered psychologist in clinical and counselling psychology with an authorized practice endorsement for assessment and diagnosis.
  • She has experience working with trauma, anger management and behavioural difficulties, mood disorders, self-harm, anxiety, and stress.
  • Janna provides cognitive and psychological assessments services to children, adolescents, and adults using both standardized assessment and clinical interviewing.
  • She operates from an integrative approach with underlying client centered beliefs to assist people in working towards improved well-being.

Stephanie Taylor, MSW, RSW

  • Stephanie is a master’s prepared registered social worker with 12 years of experience working with teens and women, including in a clinical setting.
  • She likes to incorporate mindfulness practices in to the use of varied counselling methods including solution-focused, cognitive behavioural, and feminist counselling.
  • Stephanie also has a particular interest in working with people who have addictions and uses a harm reduction perspective when abstinence is not the client’s goal.

 

Support/admin staff

Nadith Abelar
Kayla McKee

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