” The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.” - carl rogers

INTRODUCING OUR DYNAMIC TEAM OF THERAPISTS

Tarryn Chatz

Tarryn is the founder of TCC & Associates. She earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Dalhousie University, and a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto.

Tarryn has experience facilitating groups, working with couples, families and individuals. Tarryn works with children, adolescents and adults, couples and families. Her approach is holistic, client centered and trauma informed. She has facilitated and co-facilitated support groups on Anxiety, Addictions and Depression focused on providing group members with tools to cope and gain mastery over mood. Tarryn is also EMDR Certified.

Nicole Waldston

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Social Work from McGill University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto. 

Nicole’s approach to therapy is simple – support you, the client, in achieving your goals. Whether you are looking to work on achieving big life goals, or simply overcoming the day-to-day stressors, Nicole’s client-centered approach will meet you where you are at and figure out a way to get you there; a way that truly resonates with you.
Nicole works to explore and discover your authentic self and targets the barriers, lived experience, trauma, anxieties et. al that may be preventing you from embracing who you are.
Nicole has been working with clients for 10 years around crisis & trauma management, supporting individuals experiencing anxiety and depression, as well as those looking to strictly address boundaries and general self-care. Nicole is also skilled in infertility, pregnancy/postpartum support along with management of life transitions and work stressors.
Her work with clients uses a variety of therapeutic modalities, including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Emotional Focus Therapy and Trauma Informed Approaches.
*All sessions are virtual

Margie Bader​

Margie holds a Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and a Master of Social Work from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research in Philadelphia.

Margie has had extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families. She has also supervised fellow counsellors. Margie specializes in helping clients deal with anxiety, depression and difficult family relationships. She also specializes in Grief Management, Eating Disorders, Burn Out, Borderline Personality Disorders and OCD. Margie takes a holistic approach in her work with clients and has been trained in Psychodynamic, CBT, Solution Focused and Trauma informed treatments. 
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All sessions are virtual 

Neervana Ramotar

Neervana earned her MSW at the University of Toronto specializing in Health and Mental Health. 

As a therapist, Neervana’s work is grounded in non-judgment, empathy, and compassion. In her practice, she draws on evidence-based interventions such as Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Somatic Experiencing, and Trauma Therapy.
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All sessions are virtual

Alyssa Tanz

Alyssa completed a Masters of Social Work from Wurzweiller School of Social Work at Yeshiva University in New York.  

Alyssa has experience as both a clinician and supervisor and specializes in trauma, anxiety, depression, problematic substance use and family stress.  Alyssa utilizes a number of different therapeutic modalities to enhance her clients’ own strengths and resiliencies. Alyssa is trained in DBT, CBT, SFBT, Narrative Therapy and Trauma Informed Interventions. 

Inna Sepia

Inna holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Lakehead University and a Master of Social Work from McMaster University.

Inna is passionate about creating a safe and supportive space for clients that allows them to tap into their intuition and inner wisdom in order to thrive. Inna has extensive experience as a Child and Family Therapist providing individual counselling and group therapy. Inna is trained and experienced in Solutions Focused Counselling, CBT, Narrative therapy, Trauma treatment and Mindfulness. Inna uses a holistic approach to meet clients where they are and supports them in achieving their fullest potential. Inna’s specialization includes; anxiety, depression, self-esteem, social skills, trauma, self-harm, self-regulation, parenting, childrens’ mental health, stress management, grief and loss.
*All sessions are virtual

Steph Briskin

Steph holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Cross Disciplinary Studies from the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from York University, and a Master of Social Work Degree (MSW) from the University of Toronto. 

Steph focuses on providing virtual and/or in-home counselling support to children, youth, and their families. Steph specializes in trauma, separation and divorce, fertility, anxiety, depression and other child-specific and family-life stressors. Steph is a self-described ‘student-by-nature’ and works from a client-centered approach. This means that her clients are respected as the experts in their life. She also works with a focus on anti-oppression, anti-black racism, and as an ally to the LGBT2Q+ communities. Steph uses a myriad of therapeutic modalities including; play, art, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Narrative Therapy.

Shawna​ Gorsky

Shawna holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Ryerson University and a Master of Social Work from The University of Toronto. 

Shawna has had extensive experience working with children, youth and adults experiencing a range of personal and interpersonal challenges including anxiety & depression. Shawna utilizes a strengths based and trauma informed approach to help her clients explore their experiences and emotions and develop new ways of coping with life’s challenges. Shawna has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness.  
*All sessions are virtual 

Deborah Windell

Deborah holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in Psychology from Queens University, a Master of Science (MSc) in Psychiatry from McGill University and a Master of Social Work Degree (MSW) from the University of Windsor. 

Deborah has over twenty years of experience supporting adolescents and adults experiencing a wide range of life challenges (e.g. problematic substance use, life transitions, stress/burnout, chronic health conditions, relationship conflict) and mental health conditions (e.g. depression, anxiety, eating disorders, psychosis). Deborah’s approach is trauma-informed, strengths-based, and neurodiversity-affirmative (ADHD, ASD). Deborah seeks to create a warm, empathic and non-judgemental environment where individuals feel supported in exploring their concerns with curiosity and self-compassion. She draws from various, client centered therapeutic modalities. These include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and various arts-based therapies.
*All sessions are virtual

Tharsi Selvaratnan

Tharsi holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology from York University and a Master of Social Work (specializing in Children and their Families) from the University of Toronto. 

Tharsi specializes in childhood and adult trauma, family conflict/violence, anxiety/depression, relationships, and parenting stress. Her approach is holistic and client-centered and combines a variety of interventions including Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Attachment Based Therapy. Tharsi is committed to anti-oppressive and anti-racist framework, using trauma-informed and strengths-based practice. As a therapist, she strives to create a safe and collaborative space where clients can be seen, heard and witnessed, allowing them to unpack their lived experiences free from judgement.

Ariel Filler

Ariel holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of Guelph and a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Toronto.

Ariel has extensive knowledge providing individual and group-based clinical services to children, youth and adults experiencing a range of mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress. Ariel works from a strength-oriented, trauma-informed lens, while drawing on a range of dynamic therapeutic modalities including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioural TherapyDialectical Behavioural TherapyNarrative Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy. Using a non-judgemental, compassionate and collaborative approach, Ariel supports clients in developing a greater understanding of the connection between their thoughts, feelings and behaviours, while also helping clients to recognize and develop their strengths and resilience. Ariel’s diverse professional experiences have fueled her passion to provide meaningful support to her clients that is holistic, evidence-based and adheres to the principles of anti-oppressive practice.

 
 
At our clinic, we absolutely love what we do and believe that we all deserve to be satisfied and content. Stop anger, shame or fear from standing in your way and claim your right to a more fulfilling, satisfying and rewarding life today. You don’t have to do it alone!
We use a variety of therapeutic methods to help you achieve your goals. Our objective is to empower you to champion yourselves in setting and achieving your goals. We are committed to providing a warm, non-judgmental approach while promoting the use of your own inherent strength and resilience.  We believe that counselling is a partnership between you and your counsellor and each approach and treatment plan is specifically catered to align with your goals and compliment your preferences and needs.