The Management Team

Managed Care Resource Corp. CEO is April Carrier ∞

also known as Shaw-Nok-Nodin Migisew-Ikway her indigenous name meaning South Wind Eagle Woman. April has a previous History in the medical sector, youth and adult sector in areas of special needs, complex care, behavioural care, addictions and mental health in both Urban and Indigenous communities with 20 years combined experience in the helping field, leadership and business. As a proud Metis (Former Metis Council President), April encompasses an approach that combines mainstream approaches with indigenous global healing practices (traditional: visual and land based) and encourages her Team to use a combination of approaches. Her program development and service delivery are both client-centred as well as results focused (for individuals as well as communities). She is a firm believer that healing the spirit is a long term healing journey so that you can canoe far enough up river to see and fix the root of the problematic symptoms and that with the proper professional support team in place it can bring forth a sustainable holistic balance: spiritually, emotionally, physically and mentally.

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Robert Montgomery, RP, MSW, CYW, OACYC Contracted Indigenous Clinical Supervision ∞

Robert is a proud Métis Citizen and a Registered Psychotherapist. Robert owns RM Psychotherapy and Consultation and provides a wide variety of clinical consultation services to Managed Care Resource. He is a well-respected bilingual (French/English) registered Psychotherapist and trainer with over 20 yrs. Experience in adult mental health, child welfare, and children's mental health. He's specialized in various assessments, treatments, and intervention modalities. His specialization includes CBT, Suicide Intervention, Attachment Trauma, and many other social, emotional and behavioral intervention strategies.

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Julie Lamoureux

Julie is a Registered Psychotherapist and is in the process of learning about her Metis heritage. She self-identifies as Metis. Julie provides both Holistic and mainstream therapy and delivers services in English and French. Julie has been in the helping profession for 20 years, providing individuals, families, and youth with therapy, counseling, and education using a variety of modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Emotion-Focused Family Therapy, all tailored to the unique needs of each client With a strength-based approach. As a graduate of Laurentian University, she has provided services both in urban settings and rural indigenous communities. Julie has experience in areas of Addiction and Mental Health, Suicide, Depression, Anxiety, Abuse, Trauma resolution, concurrent disorders much more... Julie is a client-focused professional. Julie is a member in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Judy Mord

Judy is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Member of the CRPO Council representing District 2 North. Judy provides therapy that is both a holistic and mainstream approach. Her services are provided in English and French. Judy has provided helping services over the last 19 years. She offers specialized therapy, guidance, education, and coping skills to help people build resilience and thrive socially, mentally, physically, and emotionally. Judy is familiar with and uses a variety of modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Emotion-Focused Family Therapy, all tailored to the unique needs of each client With a strength-based approach. As a Yorkville and Lakehead University graduate, she has provided services both in urban settings and rural indigenous communities. Judy has experience in areas of Mental Health, Suicide, Depression, Anxiety, Abuse, Trauma resolution, concurrent disorders much more... Judy is a client-focused professional and is a member in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Rod Bazinet

Rod is a Registered Social Worker who provides a combined mainstream and culturally sensitive lens to therapy. Rod identifies as a Metis person and provides services in English. Rod has over 30 years of experience working with adults, youth, individuals, couples, and families using a strength-based practical approach to assessment and intervention. He provides therapy, counseling, and education to clients using a variety of modalities, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Emotion Focused Therapy, Collaborative problem solutions, Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Externalized Therapy, and Trauma Therapy. All Tailored to the unique needs of each client. A graduate of Laurentian University, Rod has worked in both Urban and Rural Communities allowing him to provide services to diverse clients in the areas of Mental Health, Suicide, Self-Injury, Marriage and couples counseling, emotion and anger management, male and female survivors of Trauma and Abuse, Mood Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Grief and Loss and more...

Barbara

Barbara has evolved into a thought leader and paradigm shifter through the creation of her ground-breaking framework, tribal theory, and the healing practices of sensory dialogue and symbolics. She is often featured on Canadian television and radio in response to both national and international traumatic and disaster incidents.

As a highly respected speaker, presenter, and facilitator, Barbara brings a wealth of experiential learning from her work as a family mediator, adolescent clinical counselor, and classroom behavioral specialist. She has been offering Global healing practices and continuing to advance the unique, effective trauma-response to moral injury framework that is Tribal Theory.

Tribal Theory Practices are consistently described by front-line responders, counselors, and global communities as culturally safe, practical, and easy to apply, creating a powerful path to integration, healing, and well-being.

Kirk Tasse

Kirk has been in the helping profession for 26 years and as a seasoned therapist Kirk has helped many clients: youth and families to individuals with Trauma, Mental Health and Addictions; not to exclude areas: emotional regulation, behaviour management, coping, parental coaching, anxiety, depression and conflict resolution. Kirk is strong believer in the importance of balancing Holistic Healing Practices with Therapeutic Strategies to encourage the achievement of optimal health and wellness in those that have included him on their healing journeys. Kirk is a client-focused therapist proficient in several modalities such as: CBT, Solution Focused Brief, MI, Emotion-Focused, Grief and Loss, Trauma informed care, anxiety and depression…Kirk is a graduate of Laurentian University.

Irene Adavastro

Irene is a seasoned 15 year therapist that has worked in several settings both Urban and Rural with a focus on youth and their families this has led to broadening her clientele to adults.

 

Irene has helped her clients in areas of emotional regulation, behaviour management, coping, parent coaching, anxiety, depression and conflict resolution, concurrent disorders, mental health and addictions. Irene is strong believer in Holistic Healing Practices and therapeutic strategies that encourages the achievement of optimal health and wellness in the lives of those she joins on their healing journey. She attended Laurentian University specializing in Indigenous Social Work and is seasoned in her modalities: CBT, emotion-focused family therapy, anxiety and depression, Trauma Informed Care, Grief and Loss, MI and more

Also FNHIB approved therapist

Michelle Lessard

Michelle is a therapist who has specialized in youth eating disorders, trauma and addictions, grief and loss, anxiety and depression, concurrent disorders and more…Michelle provides a positive and refreshing approach to her client care and is results focused. Michelle for the last 12 years ensures that she provides a mainstream approach that is inclusive to traditional holistic healing and tailors her approach to the clients’ needs. Michelle has provided services in both an Urban setting and Rural Indigenous Communities. She is proficient is the following modalities: CBT, MI 1&2, DBT, Solution-Focused, Strength Based … Michelle is a graduate of Yorkville University and Laurentian University.

Heather Koller

Heather has been working with individuals and families for 15 years in both Urban and remote FN communities and her approach encompasses both a mainstream approach as well as traditional. She is a client-centred therapist that will always encourage a holistic approach to care. She has experience helping others in areas: Trauma, Mental Health and Addiction, grief and loss, depression and anxiety, abuse and much more. Heather is profoundly professional and experienced in her modalities which include: CBT, DBT, MI, Emotion-Focused, Grief and Loss, Solution Focused Brief, addiction and concurrent disorders, EMDR (in person only). Graduate of Lakehead University and Trent University.

Also FNHIB approved therapist

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B.C.

Thea Megas

Thea has worked within the Urban and remote communities of BC and continues to provide Therapeutic care and services in BC, Ontario and internationally. She is well versed in Trauma Recovery Crisis Intervention but also in healing from the underlying issues of Mental Heath and Addictions. She is a graduate of City University of Seattle BC with an MA in Counselling: President’s Honours. Thea has been in the helping field for 19 years and is very seasoned in her counselling modalities:CBT, Somatic Narative, solution-focused brief therapy, group therapy, grief and loss, DBT, EMDR (in person only) which she carefully tailors to the unique needs of her clients. Thea uses a trauma informed lens to assist her client with: depression, anxiety, family conflict, and other mental health or behavioural issues.

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