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About our Therapists.

Experts who never stop learning.

We are a group of therapists with an interest in Attachment and Neurobiology and a commitment to keep developing our skills. We believe deeply in the ability for human beings to survive, to connect, and to overcome, and we always lean on the innate strength of the people who come in to see us. Whether you see a student therapist or someone who has been in the field for many years, you can be sure that you will be in good hands. You can find out more about each of us below, or get in touch with us to find someone who will be a good fit.

Taylor Timmermans, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

I love working with neurodivergent individuals, couples, and teens who want to be themselves in a world where they do not always fit. I also enjoy working with families of all kinds, including parents and their adult children.

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Amy Nydam, MC, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

I am the proud owner and founder of YEG Family Counselling. I specialize in helping individuals, families and couples when Neurodiversity, mental health, and other struggles are getting in the way of communication and connection. I also loves working with new moms, trans folks, queer couples and families, and those who have experienced religious trauma.

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Pilar Roqueni, MSW

Clinical Social Worker

I specialize in working with QTBIPOC individuals, families and couples who struggle with finding connection, managing mental health and/or struggle thriving in their neurodivergence. I love working with Indigenous, two spirit people, and families with intergenerational trauma.

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Juanita Gnanapragasam, MSc.OT

Registered Occupational Therapist

I am an OT that LOVES helping people figure out how to occupy themselves well. That's what OT is all about. What gives you meaning? What sensory experiences affect your day to day life? What gets in the way of you doing the things you care about the most? I work with individuals and especially love helping first and second-generation Canadians, young adults, and neurodivergent folks.

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Lindsay Munangwa, BA

Mental Health Therapy Intern

Hey there I am Lindsay, a masters-level intern at YEG Family Counselling. Do you ever feel like you life is too complicated, no one will ever understand? I am here ready to understand your perspective on family, work, school, and overall life stressors. I am here to help! Don’t let money stop you as I can offer you a low rate for therapy.

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Jasper

Pawblic Relations Specialist

I am a spritely, independent kitty who comes to work with Amy when I feel like it. When you come through the door I will definitely come to say hi! I like all people and will try to make your day a little bit better.

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Natasha Bain, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

I love working with kids (4 and up) dealing with anxiety and behaviour struggles, parents, young adults working through identity, and women who struggle with self esteem, perfectionism, and anxiety.

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Marek Buchanan, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

Hey, there, I'm Marek, a Provisional Psychologist who loves working with relationship dynamics. Much of my experience has been in supporting men struggling with their mental health and with people who have been subjected to acts of sexual violence. I also enjoy providing relationship counselling to couples, including people who engage in all forms ethical non-monogamy. I find it really rewarding to work with people who are trying to process shame and learn how to take accountability for when they have harmed other people.

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Paige Cahill, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

My background is in anti-sexual violence advocacy and supporting survivors of sexual violence, and this is one of my main area of expertise. I also specialize in working with those who have experienced religious trauma and are navigating the process of deconstruction. Finally, I love working with couples who are navigating difficulties in their relationships, and those navigating grief/loss, anxiety, depression, burn-out/compassion fatigue, and life transitions.

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Ashley Shiach, BA

Mental Health Therapist

I am a recent graduate of Yorkville University and am currently applying to become a Provisional Psychologist. I am an avidly-learning attachment nerd, and I have a special interest in working with couples, eating disorders, and anxiety.

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Peggy Bain

Administrative Assistant

I am the administrative assistant at YEG FC. On the other end of the phone is a warm smile waiting to speak with you and help with any inquiries you may have. I look forward to answering your questions and concerns either by phone or email.

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Want to work with us?

We are expanding and looking for inclusive, passionate nerds who want to join our practice. If you are a Psychologist, Social Worker, OT, or other health professional who is passionate about Attachment and Neurobiology and likes working with clients who are a little "different", you might just be our type of person.

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