Team Members

Breana L'Heureux

Breana L'Heureux

Registered Social Worker

Breana is a Registered Social Worker who holds an undergraduate degree in Social Work from the University of Victoria and Master’s degree in Social Work with a Clinical Specialization from University of Calgary. Breana has been employed as a social worker for over ten years, she is registered with the Alberta College of Social Workers and is a member in good standing.


Shelina Merali


Shelina Merali

MSW RSW

Shelina is a registered social worker with the AB College of social workers and received her Master’s in Social Work from Dalhousie University specializing in child and family therapy. She has over 20 years of experience working in mental health, stress management, children and youth issues, adult mental health and crisis counseling.

Dr. Yogesh Thakker

Dr. Yogesh Thakker

Medical Director

Dr. Yogesh Thakker is a Consultant Psychiatrist. Dr. Thakker prescribes medications for a variety of mental health conditions. He provides a comprehensive assessment of your presenting concern, discusses the diagnoses and treatment options including medications with you.


Holly Reeve


Holly Reeve

Mental Health Therapist

Holly has received a Master’s Degree in Social Work with a Clinical Specialization from the University of Calgary. She has over 14 years in the mental health field and has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with various diagnoses and challenges. She has also worked as a Clinical Supervisor of a complex needs mental health team. Holly recognizes that you are the expert in your own life and will be treated as such. She will approach your time together genuinely and authentically.

Billie Joe

Billie Joe

Registered Psychologist

Billie-Jo Stewart is a Registered Psychologist who practices using a client-centered approach. She has
been counselling for over 16 years within the Addiction and Mental Health field. Billie-Jo has worked in
community program settings, individual counselling and group settings. She has worked with adolescent
and adult populations. Billie-Jo has served in various capacities within the public health system including
Addiction Counsellor, Mental Health Therapist and Supervisor throughout her career.

Caelin Richmond

Caelin Richmond

Autism and Behavioral Consultant

Caelin Richmond began working with individuals with developmental disabilities in 2008 in Sylvan Lake, Alberta, prior to moving to Edmonton. Caelin worked directly with adults, adolescents and children with disabilities providing day-to-day supports while attending the University of Alberta. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Linguistics in 2014 and has completed her Master’s Degree in Counselling from the Athabasca University in 2020.

Deepa Thomas

Deepa Thomas

Registered Psychologist

Deepa Thomas is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She has her Masters degree in Applied Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Psychology and a pre-doctoral degree in Medical and Social Psychology with emphasis on Psychiatry, Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Forensic Psychology.

Roopa Belur

Roopa Belur

Autism and Behavioral Consultant

Roopa is an Autism consultant, she supports children, adolescents, and adults with Autism spectrum disorder and their families and support staff.

Roopa uses psychological and behavioral strategies to improve quality of life of people with Autism spectrum disorder.

Paul 
Lam

Paul
Lam

Registered Psychologist

Paul Lam is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. He has a Master's degree in Psychology, specializing in clinical psychology, and has done his clinical training in Alberta. Paul has been trained in Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), Eye Movement Desensitization Therapy (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), sex addiction, and hypnosis.

Joanne Higgins

Joanne Higgins

Registered Social Worker

Joanne Higgins is a Registered Social Worker who has been in the field of Addiction and Mental Health for over 10 years. She has worked in a variety of health care settings including hospitals (in-patient, and emergency room), community outpatient programs, the inner city and various counselling clinics.

Dr. Nagendra M Sampath

Dr. Nagendra M Sampath

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Nagendra M Sampath is a consultant psychiatrist with over 17 years of experience in the field of psychiatry. Dr Sampath is a medical doctor trained in the assessment and treatment of major and minor mental disorders in adults with a special interest in mood disorders, anxiety disorders and developmental disabilities.

Dr. Tanya Wasielewski

Dr. Tanya Wasielewski

Registered Psychologist

Dr. Tanya Wasielewski is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She has a Doctoral degree in Psychology and has specialized in clinical psychology, with additional experience and specialization in educational psychology.