Our Story

Life is a succession of crises and moments when we have to rediscover who we are and what we really want.
— Jean Vanier
Melissa Kroonenberg (RP, RMFT) & Corinne Carter (RP, RMFT), Co-Founders of New Roots Therapy

Melissa Kroonenberg (RP, RMFT) & Corinne Carter (RP, RMFT), Co-Founders of New Roots Therapy

New Roots Therapy was founded in 2010 by Corinne Carter and Melissa Kroonenberg. Corinne and Melissa met at the University of Guelph while completing their Master’s degrees in Couple and Family Therapy, where they first developed a friendship and, soon after graduating, a business partnership. Since planting our roots in 2010, New Roots Therapy has grown into a thriving holistic, multi-disciplinary counselling and wellness clinic in downtown Whitby, Ontario.

Our team of collaborative counselling and wellness professionals is dedicated to helping you care for your mind, heart, body, and relationships by helping you…

  • Deepen relationships and strengthen emotional bonds

  • Connect with your authentic self and uncover your life path

  • Learn to express emotions healthfully 

  • Improve communication skills

  • Change your relationship with depression, anxiety, and stress

  • Practice forgiveness for yourself and others

  • Improve your physical health and energy levels

  • Heal old wounds and fears that are keeping you from living the life you desire

…and so much more. If you’re ready to grow courageously into whole self and relationship wellness, please connect with our Client Care Team to discuss how we can best support you on your journey.