Meet our COUNSELLING ASSOCIATES

paigePaige Gryba, M.Ed. (Psy.), Registered Psychologist, #329 Saskatchewan College of Psychologists

Paige Gryba has been in practice for over 25 years. Paige's therapeutic orientation blends a Developmental foundation with Family Systems, Solution-Focussed, Somatic Experiencing, and Play Therapy orientations. She also has training in and enjoys working with the Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), Narrative and Expressive Arts Therapy models. Paige completed extensive training in Family Therapy to attain the designation of Clinical Fellow with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and Registered Marriage and Family Therapist with the Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She recently completed her term as the President of the Saskatchewan Association for Marriage and Family Therapy but will continue her role as a Director on the Board of the Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for the next year.  Paige  is also beginning the rigorous training for the Approved Supervisor designation with AAMFT. Paige is a member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with that organization. She completed the Somatic Experiencing training and achieved the Somatic Experiencing Practitioner certificate in 2012. Paige's specialties include:  working with children and adults who have suffered trauma, including abuse, grief, and injury; treatment for anxiety, depression and stress; parenting, separation / divorce and other family issues; and life transitions (for example, changes in relationships or employment, or family structure changes like empty nesting or new parenting). Paige also enjoys her role as a supervisor and mentor to other professionals in the community, via one on one, small group, or large group workshop settings.   As a client-centred therapist, Paige focusses on developing a safe, comfortable and collaborative relationship with her clients so that each person is an active participant in his/her therapy, whether child, teen, or adult. Paige is also an experienced group facilitator and public speaker, and has been a sessional instructor for the University of Regina regularly since 1996. Paige was trained as an Independent Adoption Practitioner in 1996, and conducts home study reports and post-placement reports for adopting parents in Saskatchewan.

 

Llana Phillips M.A.
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Llana Phillips joined private practice in 1998 with a primary role of working with children and conducting child play therapy. She continues to use a play therapy approach with children. Llana has provided therapeutic support for many years with individuals, couples and families. She incorporates cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), problem solving and brief treatment approach. Llana has an understanding of individuals who are experiencing grief and loss, low self-esteem, anger, depression, anxiety, stress or trauma. She has training in Critical Incidence Stress Management. She has co-conducted research on quality of life following psychiatric day treatment, fitness regimes, and on treatment of individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring mental health and substance abuse concerns. She is experienced in issues pertaining to criminal recidivism and relapse.

Phyllis Hodges M.A., (Transpersonal Counselling Psychotherapy), M.Sc. (Nutrition) 
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Phyllis Hodges holds an M.A. in Transpersonal Counselling Psychotherapy from Naropa University and a M.Sc. (Nutrition) from the University of Alberta. She has specialized training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and other leading-edge techniques for dealing with trauma, as well as body-based therapies, such as Hakomi. Phyllis also specializes in working with couples. She has completed both levels of the Gottman Institute training in couples therapy and has recently taken training for treatment of sex therapy and sex addiction. Phyllis blends this training with both Eastern and Western philosophies and spirituality into her practice. Treatment may include innovative approaches such as mindfulness, Hakomi, art therapy, or solution-focused therapy, always according to unique client needs and goals. Her specialties include trauma of all kinds, life transitions, eating issues and disorders, anger, anxiety, depression, grieving, couples counselling, conflict resolution, and hoarding, as well as coping with pain management and chronic illness(cancer). Phyllis is registered with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

lillianLillian Nakrayko B.A., B.Ed., M.A. Counselling
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Lillian Nakrayko received her Education degree in 1985 from the University of Saskatchewan and has enjoyed a long successful teaching and counselling career in Saskatoon. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Counselling Psychology from Athabasca University. She has recently retired from the education field and can now devote herself full time to offer sessions to adults, adolescents and children. Her areas of specialization include grief and loss, trauma, ADHD, anxiety, anger management, behaviour modification, depression, work stress and women’s issues. Lillian’s client-centred perspective is applied as she works within cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative, solution-focused, emotionally-focussed and play therapy orientations. She demonstrates her commitment to strengthen and contemporize practice by attending conferences, reading literature and studies that relate to professional interest, especially childhood trauma and women’s issues. Lillian is a member in good standing in the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

 

Louise Fraser M.A., M.S.W, Addictions Counsellor 
Registered Social Worker, Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers (SASW)

Louise Fraser earned a Social Work Degree from the University of Regina, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master’s Degree from the Maritime School of Social Work at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is a fully qualified addictions counsellor. She has had extensive experience with child and family services and urban First Nation services and is certified by First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. She is a member of Aboriginal Advisory Committee for Saskatoon Libraries to encourage more Aboriginal people to access libraries services in Saskatoon. She obtained a certificate in the First Nations Language Instruction Program from the First Nations University of Canada,  so she can pass on the Cree language to others to help preserve Indigenous languages.  She is trained in Critical Incident Stress Management, suicide prevention, and in counselling survivors of Residential Schools.

erinErin Stusick, M. Ed.,(Counselling Psychology) Registered Psychologist, #934
Saskatchewan College of Psychologists

Erin Stusick has a Master’s of Education in Counselling Psychology, is a Registered Psychologist with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists as well as the College of Alberta Psychologists, and is a member of the Canadian Psychology Association. Erin has counselling experience in a variety of settings such as elementary and high schools, post-secondary institutions, community agencies, and private practice. Erin provides individual counselling to children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of treatment issues including depression and anxiety, separation and divorce, grief and loss, self-esteem and identity, relationships and sexuality, as well as adjustment and transitional issues. Erin has a special interest in the treatment of various trauma-related issues and is trained and experienced in providing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).  Additionally, Erin received specialized training through the Behaviour Therapy Training Institute in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  Erin believes in a client centred approach where she integrates a range of interventions including cognitive and behavioural therapy, play therapy strategies, art therapy strategies, and mindfulness oriented approaches to tailor treatment specifically to each person’s individual needs.

Jan Shadick, MSc, MFT Registered Marriage & Family Therapist with Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor with American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Certified in Eye Movement Integration (EMI)

Jan Shadick has 24 years’ experience in providing family therapy to teens, couples, and individuals.   She provides training and supervision to Family Therapists, Psychiatry Residents, and other students in the counselling professions.  Her certification in Eye Movement Integration (EMI) assists clients to resolve trauma, phobias and mood disorders.  (EMI is a specific technique that uses neurolinguistic processes to address the problem.)   She supports clients to access their own ability to move toward change with a direct style that takes a no-nonsense approach while working from a strength-based perspective.  Jan is compassionate, insightful, easy to connect with and is dedicated to helping clients achieve their goals. Jan’s areas of specialization include:  relationship issues and communication; family concerns, including parent-teen relationships,  parenting issues, blended family issues; trauma and PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder); Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT); couples issues; separation and divorce; marriage preparation; grief and loss; depression and anxiety; self-confidence and self-esteem, life transitions; self-harm concerns; and Eye Movement Integration Therapy.

Denise Norris, B.A. BSW, MSW Candidate, Registered Social Worker (SK)

Denise has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of Saskatchewan, a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Regina and will be finishing her Masters of Social Work from the University of Regina this spring. Denise comes to us with nine years experience as a Clinical Social Worker. She has spent the past 5 years as a Medical Social Worker with the Saskatoon Health Region, working with bereaved families and patients experiencing a serious illness. Denise has experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities that present challenging and dangerous behaviours as a Behaviour Consultant, and is now currently in a supervisory role for Behavioural Consultants. She has experience working in the Criminal Justice System with a variety of offenders during her time as a Clinical Social Worker at the Regional Psychiatric Centre and also worked with Young Offenders. Denise's focus during her Masters is on Family Therapy in particular separation, divorce, and blending families. Denise has received her Level 1 and Level 2 Gottman Couples Therapy Training, and also has received her Advanced Trauma Informed Expressive Arts Therapy Training. Denise has experience counselling people suffering from trauma, anxiety, sexual assault, addictions, depression, domestic violence, self-esteem, and family dynamics. She works with families, couples, and individuals children and adults. She is working under the supervision of Paige Gryba, M.Ed.(Psych.), Registered Psychologist #329 (SK).
Denise is accepting new clients. Denise’s fee is $100/hour until she completes her MSW. Please call the office at 306-934-5898 to book an appointment.

 

Nayyar S. Javed is a M.A. Registered psychologist. She has studied at Colorado State University, U.S.A. and University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Nayyar has more than 35 years of experience in providing Psychotherapy at various settings.
She enriched her work in psychotherapy with teaching, research, publishing and advocacy. She has been a member of the United Nations NGO Committee on Mental Health and has served as a member on the Steering Committee of Advance Institute of Feminist Therapy. She passionately pursues knowledge in psychology and development of skills. This helps her to stay in touch with the recent advancements in mindfulness and applications of neuroscience in psychotherapy.
Her work is based on the belief that that all human beings have the innate capacity to heal. Therapists can help in the facilitation of this potential by providing appropriate resources including knowledge skills and most importantly relationships.
She has developed and offered innovative programs for depression, eating disorders to refugees.
Nayyar has developed skills in  providing services for,

    1. Depression
    2. Anxiety
    3. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    4. PTSD
    5.Intimate partners Abuse Impact
    6.Cross-Cultural Adjustment Issues
    7.Trauma Caused by Colonization
    8.Work-Place Stress/Bullying
     

Dr Nutan Pandey, Reg. Doctoral Psychologist, Provisional, 802
Dr. Nutan Pandey completed all her education in Psychology from a reputed university in India. She completed her Doctoral degree in 2002 and was involved in teaching undergraduate students in India as a Lecturer. She started her career as a Psychologist in 2009 in Regina. Dr. Pandey provides her services to a diverse population in Saskatchewan. She blends the elements of Eastern and Western Psychological phenomena in her practice. She is also registered with the Canadian Psychological Counselling Association (CPCA) and is a member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).
Her areas of specialization includes counselling diverse populations dealing with depression, anxiety and mood disorders, grief and loss, chronic pain management, eating disorders, and health and stress related illness. She also has experience working with war veterans and police personnel regarding post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) issues. She is trained in carrying out different kinds of Psychological assessments in children (8 years and older) and adults, namely personality assessments and those for ascertaining cognitive abilities (IQ, memory), etc., assessment for determining fitness to work / disability, assessment for community placement and pain management evaluation. She has completed the first level of training in couple’s therapy with the Gottman Institute. Dr. Pandey uses the following therapeutic approaches in her Psychological practices:

    1. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
    2. Mindfulness-based Therapy
    3. Interpersonal Therapy
    4. Client-centred and Solution-oriented Therapy

Dr. Pandey is currently working under the supervision of Paige Gryba, M.Ed. (Psych.), Registered Psychologist #329 (SK). Dr. Pandey is accepting new clients and you can call the office at 306-934-5898 to book an appointment.

 

 

           

 


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