Balanced Life Therapy

Cindy McAfee

RSSW

Cindy McAfee is a graduate of the Georgian College Social Service Worker program and is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

She is trained in Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and is experienced in group and individual counselling. She also has fifteen years experience working with people to overcome their addiction to alcohol and drugs.

Cindy has facilitated groups at The Centre for Work Life Balance, Barrie Withdrawal Management Services. She also facilitates a woman’s support group each year with her colleague Deborah Alton.

Fees may be covered under extended health benefits. Please check with your insurance provider prior to booking your appointment.


Saarah Khan

HBA., RSSW

Saarah is a graduate of the Seneca College Social Service Worker Program and is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. Prior to this, Saarah obtained an Honors BA within the Multicultural Indigenous Studies program from York University receiving an additional certification in Anti-Racist Research Practice.

Saarah is currently in the midst of completing her Masters in Counselling Psychology program from Yorkville University where she will soon receive her designation as a Registered Psychotherapist (RP).

Saarah has a commitment to practice with anti-oppressive and non-judgmental frameworks. Further exemplified through her clinical grounding rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths Based Resilience (SBR), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), holistic, and client-centered care.

Fees may be covered under extended health benefits. Please check with your insurance provider prior to booking your appointment.


Pat Shelenko

MACP, BSW, RSW

Pat is a graduate of Yorkville University with a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology and the Ryerson University Bachelor of Social Work Program. She is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

She is trained in various therapeutic models that include: Narrative, Solution Focused, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and is experienced in group, couples, family and individual counselling.

Pat has years of experience working with people with serious mental health issues, while specializing in depression and anxiety. She has worked for the past thirteen years as a social worker at the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care facilitating groups, and working with families and individuals. Pat uses her experience to work collaboratively with you to develop your capacity to live life to its fullest.

Fees may be covered under extended health benefits. Please check with your insurance provider prior to booking your appointment.


Community Partner

Deborah Alton

B.A., M.A. cand., N.L.P., R.P.

Deborah has been providing psychotherapy for over 20 years for adults, couples, adolescents and families. She also spent 15 years in Social Services working with troubled adults and youth as a probation officer.

Deborah was an associate for many years at the well known Yonge/Lawrence Centre of Counselling and Consulting in Toronto. She relocated to Barrie and created the Reflection Centre in 2004.

Deborah is passionate about her work with families, which is evident in the results achieved by her clients. She is on the board of the Simcoe Collaborative Law Association and provides Couples Therapy as well as Divorce/Family Coaching. She is committed to assisting couples and co-parents towards a decision making process that is 'win-win' and she provides a safe environment to explore change.

She is a passionate public speaker teaching groups, teams, and corporations how to effect positive change and transformation. She is a co-author, and workshop/group facilitator.

Please contact Deborah at The Reflection Centre 705-792-1313.

Fees may be covered under extended health benefits. Please check with your insurance provider prior to booking your appointment.

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