Meet the Team

Angela Szameit

Angela Szameit, MCP, Registered Psychotherapist

Angela began the centre with a holistic approach in mind. Clinically her work includes diverse and specialized therapeutic approaches. And in addition to addressing symptoms, such as a chronic anxiety or depressed mood, Angela’s focus is to help you further develop your strengths and grow as a person. All part of quality psychotherapy. As a registered psychotherapist, Angela’s professional focus on mental health and support includes demographic ages 5+, adolescents, adults, families, and seniors. She offers support, insight, compassion, and encouragement with the healing process while working through personal life challenges and endeavours.
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Raechel Philbert, MCP, Registered Psychotherapist

Raechel’s professional focus as a registered psychotherapist and approach to counselling is holistic and personalized to your specific needs in order to ensure your mental health and well-being. She understand that internal struggles as well as environmental issues that can impact one’s ability to thrive. Raechel has worked in a variety of settings with individuals and families ages 5 and older. Her experience has allowed her to be flexible and attuned to each individual’s needs. Whether your issues be personal, relationships, work-related, or general stress, Raechel’s goal is to help you feel empowered in your daily life.
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Tenny Keshishian, MCP, Registered Psychotherapist (qualifying)

Tenny offers an individualistic and holistic approach, specifically tailoring the treatment plan to suit your unique needs. She recognizes the influence of biological, physiological and social components of our lives that shape  who we are and incorporates these components to aid in your growth and development.  She has worked with a diverse variety of settings , with families, couples, and individuals ages 8 and older. As a registered psychotherapist (qualifying), Tenny utilizes a myriad of treatment styles, including EMDR. She offers compassionate, confidential and non-judgemental support.
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Vanessa Ruffalo, MCP, Registered Psychotherapist (qualifying)

Vanessa’s approach is both holistic and personalized to meet each individual’s needs. She comprehends and respects different aspects of what may impact one’s mental health and life challenges. She joins the practice with a range of experiences in mental health in both hospital and local community settings. Vanessa will offer various treatment options including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy. Additionally, she specializes in Virtual Reality Therapy to treat symptoms for anxiety, OCD, ADHD, depression, and phobias. Vanessa is looking forward to working with clients ages 5 years and up, bringing additional support to the community.
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Tracey Roberston, Director of Administration and Counselling Services

Tracey provides administration oversight of our mental health services. As Georgetown Counselling Centre’s Director, Tracey is here to assist you and help you select the therapist to best suit your needs. In addition, she will introduce you to individual and group therapy programs and workshops. Tracey will assist you with registration, provide bookings, change and rearrange your appointments, billing and most importantly, connect you with your individual mental health care practitioner.

Danielle Lenarduzzi, MCP, Registered Psychotherapist (qualifying)

Danielle offers a holistic and client-centered approach to counselling which gives her a deep understanding of internal and external factors contributing to your mental health functioning. She will collaborate with you to create a treatment plan best suited to your unique needs. Her treatment goal is to help you build on your strengths to achieve empowerment and positive behaviour change, using a combination of therapeutic interventions. Danielle has experience working in various community settings, supporting clients of all abilities including; individuals ages 5+, couples, and families, while always remaining empathetic and respectful of diverse backgrounds.

Assistant Therapist, Counselling Assistant (MCP Candidate)

Assistant Therapists coursework and experience have prepared them for a career working with children (ages 10+), teens, and adults. They offer support to individuals who are in need of immediate mental health services, offering comprehensive and compassionate support services to clients from a variety of backgrounds and a wide range of needs. They offer a full range of Healthy Mind Programs available for individuals to participate in. Counselling Assistants offer cost efficient/sliding scale therapy services for private clients.