Our Team

 
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
— Phil Jackson

New Roots Therapy is a collaborative group counselling and wellness practice. Our team of independent practitioners work together to help you care for your mind, heart, body, and relationships.

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New image coming soon! Click image to view Corinne’s profile. Not accepting new clients at this time.

Corinne Carter, M.Sc., RP, RMFT, Co-Founder

Corinne is a Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist with 10 years of experience in the field. Corinne co-founded New Roots Therapy in 2010 alongside her business partner, friend, and colleague, Melissa Kroonenberg. Corinne works primarily with adult individuals and couples experiencing a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, conflict and relationship distress, communication issues, infidelity, and more.

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Click image to view Melissa’s profile. Not accepting new clients at this time.

Melissa Kroonenberg, M.Sc., RP, RMFT, Co-Founder

Melissa is a Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist with 10 years of experience in the field. Melissa co-founded New Roots Therapy in 2010 alongside her business partner, friend, and colleague, Corinne Carter. Melissa works with individuals, couples, and families experiencing a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, parenting and blended family issues, conflict and communication issues, and more.

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Click image to view Lauren’s profile.

Lauren Browman, M.A.

Lauren joined our counselling team in 2019. She has experience in supporting individuals (adults and youth) with concerns such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and trauma.

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Brittaney (Britt) Caron, M.A. Candidate

Britt is a Master’s Level Training Counsellor completing her graduate practicum placement at New Roots Therapy until April 2020. Britt works with youth and adults experiencing mood and stress concerns.

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Kristy Cartwright, M.A., RP

Kristy is a Registered Psychotherapist with experience in such areas as mood and stress, trauma/PTSD, and relationship challenges. Kristy works primarily with youth, adults, and couples.

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Julia Donovan, M.A., RP-Q

Julia is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who has experience working with adults, youth, couples, and families. Julia’s background in theatre is uniquely incorporated into her counselling work.

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Joshua Johnston, M.A., RP

Josh is a Registered Psychotherapist who is experienced in providing individual, couple, and family therapy for a variety of mood and relationship concerns. Josh is part of our Durham Couples’ Clinic.

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Click image to view Lauren’s profile. Not accepting new clients.

Lauren McPhee, M.ADS., BCBA

Lauren is a Behaviour Specialist who works with children, youth, and families experiencing behavioural concerns with or without a diagnosis such as ADHD, ASD, ODD, etc.

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Click image to view Nicole’s profile.

Nicole Sparrow, M.A. Candidate

Nicole is a Master’s Level Training Counsellor completing her practicum placement at New Roots Therapy until April 2020. Nicole works with clients experiencing mood, stress, and trauma concerns.

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Click image to view Justin’s profile.

Justin Heenan, M.A. Candidate

Justin is a Master’s Level Training Counsellor who works with youth and adults experiencing concerns such as depression, anxiety, stress, work and school related issues and trauma.

Full profile coming soon.

Full profile coming soon.

Iren Karki, M.A. Candidate

Iren is a Master’s Level Training Counsellor completing her graduate practicum placement at New Roots Therapy until mid-2020. Iren works with youth and adults experiencing mood and stress concerns.

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Dr. Lisa Smith, ND

Lisa is our team’s Naturopathic Doctor. Using a patient-centred approach to care, Lisa has experience treating concerns such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, stress, digestive health issues, and more.

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Jennifer Trewin, M.A.

Jennifer joined our counselling team in 2019. She has experience providing counselling services to youth and adult individuals experiencing concerns such as depression, anxiety, stress, and trauma.

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Ashley Henderson, M.A., RP

Ashley is a Registered Psychotherapist as well as our team’s lead Behaviour Specialist. Ashley works with children, youth, and adult individuals experiencing mood and behaviour related concerns.

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David Leung, M.A.

David is a counsellor with a background in teaching and spiritual care. David works with adults and youth experiencing many concerns, including mood, identity, and relationship difficulties.

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Click image to view Louise’s profile. Not accepting new clients.

Louise Stiles, M.A., RP-Q

Louise is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with a background in career coaching and supportive counselling. Concerns treated include mood and stress, trauma, BPD, and relationship distress.

Client Care Team

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Meaghan Varty, B.A.

Meaghan is our Business Operations and Client Care Manager. Meaghan is available Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. to answer any questions you might have about our services and assist you with scheduling your appointments.

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Melissa Murdoch, B.A.

Melissa is our Client Care Specialist. Melissa is available Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. to answer any questions you might have about our services and assist you with scheduling your appointments.