Guest Faculty

Cindy Hayen, PhD, RP

Cindy Hayen, PhD, RP, is a Registered Psychotherapist with a private practice in Aurora, Ontario. She has been in practice since 2008. Cindy has a Masters of Counselling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychotherapy and a PhD in Depth Psychology with an emphasis in Psychotherapy, both degrees from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. She is a Level II Gottman Therapist and a Level II Relational Life Therapist.

Tom Peric, MA, RP, cert. addiction counsellor

As a counsellor, therapist and instructor, Tom has been working in the addiction treatment, mental health, and post-secondary education fields for the past 16 years.

Susan McBride, RN BA MTS RSW

Susan McBride, RN BA MTS RSW, worked for 14 years in an emergency room as a registered nurse dealing with physical and emotional crises. She returned to school and obtained a B.A. in Psychology and worked as a behavior management therapist teaching parents and children conflict resolution and problem solving skills.  An interest in spirituality led her to complete a Masters in Theological Studies in Pastoral Counselling and has been working in private practice in Hamilton since 2002.

David Lukoff, PhD (Ed)

David Lukoff, PhD, has been involved in transpersonal psychology for over 35 years, serving on the editorial boards of Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Humanistic Psychologist, and Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. He has been co-president of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology since 2002, is a long-time member of Division 32 (Humanistic Psychology) of the American Psychological Association, and was elected a fellow of APA in 2005.

Mio Yokoi, RP

After over 15 years working in the marketing and advertising field, I made a career transition to working in psychotherapy with adults in individual therapy, and couples’ and relationship counselling.  I am a psychotherapist trained in psychodynamic 

Catherine Marrion

Catherine Marrion is an Expressive Arts Therapist in private practice. Following her training from the International School of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISIS) Canada, she undertook a Masters in Expressive Arts Therapy through the European Graduate School (in process) and is pursuing certification through CRPO.  Embodiment through all the art forms is a strong value in Catherine's work, which is well supported by her background in Somatic Movement Therapy and through extensive theatre experience.

Jay Wilson, BSc, MSc

Jay Wilson B.Sc., M.Sc., leads a private health navigation, education and advocacy group called which works mostly with clients that have complex medical diagnoses and need help both understanding the condition and wading through the clinical channels they are faced with. He attended U.B.C. for honours undergraduate studies in Biology with a specialization in genetics, then completed a research M.Sc. in Human Genetics at U.C.L.A, specializing in molecular paediatric endocrinology.

Norma Araiza, MA

A performer/choreographer/instructor of Yoeme (Yaqui) descent originally from Mexico, Norma has studied different disciplines within the arts in order to find her own unique style that blends dance, theatre, vocals, percussion, and storytelling with cultural and traditional themes especially from her Indigenous background. She uses these modalities in her Expressive Arts Therapy practice. Norma has completed her Master's Degree in Dance Ethnology at York University, and graduated from the Expressive Arts Therapy Program at The CREATE Institute  in 2006.

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