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Team Members

Dr. Vincent Murphy

Dr. Vincent Murphy

President & Head Psychologist

Ed.D, C.Psych.

With over 40 years of experience, specializes in psycho-educational assessment and counselling for developmental and psychological disorders in children, adolescents, and families. His passion lies in helping clients realize their full potential.

Meagan Alexander

Meagan Alexander

Grief Counsellor & Psychotherapist

B.A., RSSW, RP (Qualifying)

A Registered Social Service Worker and Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) Meagan specializes in grief and bereavement support, PTSD, and Anxiety treatment. With a focus on mindfulness, she empowers clients to process emotions and begin healing.

Laurel Choat

Laurel Choat

Art Therapist

RP, DTATI

A registered Psychotherapist, merges design arts expertise with a master's equivalent from the Toronto Art Therapy Institute. With a rich background, she specializes in trauma and attachment, contributing her skills to organizations like Lumenus Community Services.

Samira Khan

Samira Khan

Psychometrist & Reg. Psychotherapist

MSc, RP, Ph.D. Candidate

A dedicated doctoral student and Master's in Mental Health holder, blends diverse experiences from institutions like the UK's National Health Service and Tokyo University of Science, advocating for mental health through innovative techniques.

Caroline Lin

Caroline Lin

Psychometrist

M.A.

A Dedicated Psychometrist and Educational Consultant with a passion for working with children, adolescents, and adults.

Dr. Elissa Golden

Dr. Elissa Golden

Psychologist

Ph.D, C. Psych.

A Psychologist specializing in psycho-educational assessments and cognitive-behavioural therapy, crafting personalized interventions for diverse challenges.

Brian Crowe

Brian Crowe

Senior Psychological Associate

M.A., C. Psych. Assoc.

Our Senior Psychological Associate, Brian oversees intakes, supervises clinicians, and ensures that reports/diagnoses meet our VMA standard. With meticulous attention to detail, Brian works to ensure that every facet of your mental health journey at VMA embodies excellence and precision.

Arsh Sandhu

Arsh Sandhu

Counsellor

MCP

A dedicated Psychotherapist, with over four years of practice, guides individuals through intensive psychotherapy, specializing in anger, addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationship conflict.

Jose Farro

Jose Farro

Marriage and Family Therapist

B.A. (ABA)

Couples and Family therapist, José has a strong foundation in CBT and ACT therapy.

William Chen

William Chen

Psychometrist

BSc.

William conducts psychoeducational and ADHD assessments with a client-centred, empathetic approach, celebrating strengths and prioritizing each individual's journey.

Duncan McManus

Duncan McManus

Child and Youth Care Worker

CYC, ABA

Duncan is a licensed Child and Youth Care worker with extensive training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Irene Canepa

Irene Canepa

Psychological Associate (SP)

M.A.

Irene specializes in women's mental health and gender diversity, offering trauma-informed psychotherapy and assessment for anxiety, depression, and learning disabilities. She uses therapeutic strategies including Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Humanistic-Experiential Therapy.

Daman Rehal

Daman Rehal

ASD & ADHD Coach

MSc

Dedicated ASD & ADHD Coach with a background in Psychology and Neuroscience, leveraging expertise to support clients with learning disabilities and mental health disorders.

Moulica Doung

Moulica Doung

Psychometrist & Psychotherapist

MACP, RP (Qualifying)

Specializing in psychological assessments, focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Michelle Mastinsek

Michelle Mastinsek

Psychometrist

BSc., RRP

A registered rehabilitation professional, specializing in psychometric testing, vocational rehabilitation, and return-to-work processes.

Helen Valdez Rocha

Helen Valdez Rocha

ADHD Coach

B.A.

Helen is a dedicated therapist and ADHD counsellor with a Bachelor in Arts of Social Work. Specializing in children's mental health, she focuses on addressing anxiety, depression, and related issues with compassion and expertise.

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