Our Team

Oliver Vertes

Oliver Vertes is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario. He has thousands of hours of clinical experience working with adult populations. In addition to his undergraduate, and graduate work, he has completed additional training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Existentialism, trauma, Grief and Loss, anxiety, depression, Critical Incident Stress Management, and a variety of other life transitional issues.

As a psychotherapist, he is heavily influenced by existentialism, Jungian psychology and Joseph Campbell’s work relating to finding your values and living your meaning driven life. Although he focuses on ACT and Existentialism, he integrates perspectives and practices from other modalities, such as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Solution Focused Therapy.

Oliver works out of both our Burlington and St. Catharines offices, and in addition to in-person, he offers telephone and video sessions.

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Chinar Mehta | Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Chinar is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. She is familiar with evidence-based interventions that include, but are not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). She offers therapy treatment for stress, burnout, anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, career challenges, depression and trauma. She is a student member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) and the American Counseling Association (ACA).

She uses positive psychology and takes on an empathetic and supportive framework when working collaboratively with her clients. She recognizes that the journey to healing takes time and effort, and supports her clients throughout this journey.

Chinar offers telephone and video therapy sessions under supervision of Oliver Vertes, RP.

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Katherine Chown  | Registered Psychotherapist

Katie (she/her) is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Registered Kinesiologist who strives to support her client’s overall well-being holistically.

She will meet you where you are. Through collaboration, she will support you in identifying and attaining your goals and cultivating the life you want. She is committed to holding a compassionate, non-judgemental space while offering a flexible, accessible, individualized therapeutic experience. Her approach to therapy is integrative and comes from a place of authenticity and gentleness. She welcomes clients of diverse backgrounds, religious/spiritual affiliations, gender identities, and sexual orientations.

She knows how it feels to be sitting in the client’s chair, so she intimately appreciates the significance of the therapeutic relationship; She strives to be the Psychotherapist that she would want to seek support from.

Your vulnerability is a strength and she is glad you are here; She would be honoured to work together.

Katie offers telephone, video, and in-person therapy sessions.

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If the path before you is clear, you might be on someone else’s

- Joseph Campbell -