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Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres is CARF accredited. CARF is the international mark of quality in the field of mental health and addiction treatment.

A treatment provider is only as good as its clinical team. Our clinical team is highly experienced. Our members are regarded as experts and leaders in the field of addiction treatment and mental health. Know that our team will treat you or a loved one as our “most important client”. Expect the most comprehensive treatment & best possible care, attention, and support.

Our Clinical Team Are Registered With The Following Colleges & Associations

  • College of Psychologists Ontario
  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • College of Registered Psychotherapists
  • The Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists
  • The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation
  • Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • College on Nurses of Ontario

Dr. Christine Courbasson

Clinical Psychologist & Senior Clinical Advisor

Dr. Christine Courbasson

Clinical Psychologist & Senior Clinical Advisor

Nathaniel Israel MA, RP

Clinical Director, Trafalgar Outpatient Program

Timothy is a certified clinical supervisor and certified addiction counsellor with The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, certified non-violent crisis prevention instructor with the Crisis, Prevention Institute and certified workplace joint health and safety member with the Ministry of Labour.

Timothy provides a holistic approach that engages the emotional, mental, relational, spiritual and physical aspects of his clients, with a deep respect for their belief systems and cultures. His therapeutic orientations include: Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) Person Centred Therapy (PCT)therapy and Motivational Interviewing. He has almost 20 years experience working in the Health Care Field and has served as President of The Pembroke, Ontario Chamber of Commerce in addition to several years on the Board of Directors. Timothy believes that counselling should provide a healing space for his clients to explore the feelings, thoughts, behaviours and relationships that cause difficulties in their lives.

Nathaniel Israel MA, RP

Clinical Director, Trafalgar Outpatient Program

Kinga Marchment, MA, RP

Clinical Director, Residential Programming

Kinga is a Registered Psychotherapist with a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Care & Psychotherapy and a multitude of training in addictions, couple & family therapy, trauma therapy; specifically, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD, Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) for Couples. Kinga is an EMDRIA approved therapist.
Before studying psychotherapy, Kinga completed a 4 year yoga therapy training program, and taught yoga for over 8 years. This has trained her to be calm, non-judgmental, present and integrate mindfulness in her work. As the Clinical Director, Kinga oversees the clinical functioning of both residential facilities and ensures that the CARF policies related to clinical functioning are being adhered to.

Kinga Marchment, MA, RP

Clinical Director, Residential Programming
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Bryan Grant, CCAC, CCSW, CBI

Client Care Coordinator

Bryan Grant, CCAC, CCSW, CBI

Client Care Coordinator
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Tim Deloughery, CCAC, CCCS

Director of Special Programming & Initiatives

Timothy is a certified clinical supervisor and certified addiction counsellor with The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, certified non-violent crisis prevention instructor with the Crisis, Prevention Institute and certified workplace joint health and safety member with the Ministry of Labour.

Timothy provides a holistic approach that engages the emotional, mental, relational, spiritual and physical aspects of his clients, with a deep respect for their belief systems and cultures. His therapeutic orientations include: Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) Person Centred Therapy (PCT)therapy and Motivational Interviewing. He has almost 20 years experience working in the Health Care Field and has served as President of The Pembroke, Ontario Chamber of Commerce in addition to several years on the Board of Directors. Timothy believes that counselling should provide a healing space for his clients to explore the feelings, thoughts, behaviours and relationships that cause difficulties in their lives.

Tim Deloughery, CCAC, CCCS

Director of Special Programming & Initiatives
addiction counsellor

Jennifer Cagney

Operations Manager, Trafalgar Outpatient

Jennifer Cagney

Operations Manager, Trafalgar Outpatient
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Ruth Reich, BA, MSW, RSW

Clinical Manager & Therapist, Trafalgar Residence West

Ruth Reich, BA, MSW, RSW, is a clinical therapist who comes to us with clinical experience from the United States with specific trauma training in New York City’s foster care system and at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centre.

Ruth’s specialization in addiction counselling and post traumatic stress disorder informs her approach with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychoanalysis, and S.M.A.R.T Recovery. Ruth’s work with Active Duty and Retired military personnel brings a specialization to clinical work with our individuals from the Armed Forces.

Ruth Reich, BA, MSW, RSW

Clinical Manager & Therapist, Trafalgar Residence West
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Jody Vandooren, BA/BSW, MSW, RSW

Clinical Therapist, Residential Program

Jody is a Registered Social Worker with over 15 years of experience providing therapy to individuals and families in a variety of settings including private practice, hospital, residential and community agencies.

As a second-generation social worker, she developed an early respect and passion for the profession and the values it adhered to – including a commitment to social justice, the inherent worth of all individuals and a desire to walk alongside people as they overcome significant challenges in their lives. Jody has particular skill in working with mental health, addiction and trauma using CBT. Solution Focussed, Family Systems, Narrative and Mindfulness based therapies. The privilege of witnessing the strength and resilience of individuals and families in her work has continued to fuel Jody’s belief that change is possible and achievable.

Jody Vandooren, BA/BSW, MSW, RSW

Clinical Therapist, Residential Program

Adam Kostiw, Hons. BA Psych., MDiv., RP (Qualifying)

Clinical Therapist, Residential Program

Adam is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who is both compassionate and caring with a heart for assisting others make positive changes in their lives. He spent much of his early career working with non-profits before returning to York University where he received his undergraduate honours degree in psychology.

He then received his Master of Divinity in Clinical Counselling while focussing on family systems theory and couples therapy. Adam spent numerous years working on a Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (TF-CBT) project as part of a research team at York University. Adam considers the therapeutic alliance (bond) between the client and therapist to be the cornerstone of the therapeutic process. Everyone needs and deserves a safe and trusting place and with this the healing process can begin. Adam strongly believes in a collaborative approach to therapy and that all clients have the strength to achieve their goals. Areas of treatment include Depression, Anxiety, Individual, Couples therapy, Family therapy, Self-harm, Trauma, Anger Management, Parenting, Child and Adolescent. Adam believes that everyone is an individual and each therapy sessions must be specifically designed for that individual. For this reason, Adam is able to utilize a variety of different therapeutic approaches which include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Solution focused therapy, and Couples and family systems therapies. Adam believes that education and awareness involving mental health is important for each and everyone one of us and is an integral part of developing a stronger community. Adam’s goal is to collaborate with the client in achieving their goals and overall well-being.

Adam Kostiw, Hons. BA Psych., MDiv., RP (Qualifying)

Clinical Therapist, Residential Program
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Alyssa Mulrain, Registered Psychotherapist, MACP

Clinical Manager, Trafalgar Residence East

Alyssa is a deeply empathetic and compassionate therapist that works collaboratively with clients to aid in their empowerment, belief in the self, and ability to create positive change to enhance their quality of life. Alyssa has Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology and has acquired over 5 years of experience facilitating individual, couples and family therapy with adolescent and adult populations encountering a multitude of mental health disorders as well as addictions. A significant amount of clients she has worked with had experience with anxiety and mood disorders, personality disorders, and complex trauma. Alyssa utilizes a holistic and eclectic approach within her therapeutic work with clientele, including modalities such as: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR Therapy, Psychoanalysis, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and Family Systems.

Alyssa Mulrain, Registered Psychotherapist, MACP

Clinical Manager, Trafalgar Residence East
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Shona Steele, CACC, ADS, CH, CA

Program Manager, Trafalgar Residence East

Shona utilizes 14 years of personal and professional experiences with mental health and addiction treatment within her workplace. Prior to working in the field Shona encountered many experiences which had lead her to her chosen career path of supporting individuals to gain health and stability.

Shona received her Addiction Counselling diploma, with high honours in 2003. She comes to Rice Lake Residence with an extensive background in the field of Addictions and Mental Health, working with a variety of clients incorporating but not limited to addictions, mental health, domestic violence, behavioural issues and sexual assault.

Shona has 10 years experience working in public sector residential treatment. During that time she also held positions supporting individuals in the Methadone Maintenance program and within a Mental Health Crisis facility.

Shona left the public sector after 10 years and began working within the private sector. This was a great learning experience where she learned about transitional housing and how important it is for long term sobriety.

Shona has been a CACC member since 2015, is a National Detoxification Specialist, Certified Hypnotist, and most recently a Certified Aromatherapist.

Shona Steele, CACC, ADS, CH, CA

Program Manager, Trafalgar Residence East

Raymond Moore, ICADC

Program Director, Trafalgar West

Raymond has more than 10 years of counselling experience and he is an internationally certified addictions counsellor. Raymond has worked with numerous treatment facilities and he is a well respected member of the recovery community.

Raymond Moore, ICADC

Program Manager – Trafalgar Residence West

Jess Gionet

Addiction Counsellor, Residential Program

Jess Gionet

Addiction Counsellor, Residential Program
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Carrie Lepine

Addiction Counsellor, Residential Program

Having graduated from the Drug and alcohol counselor program in 2012 from Fleming College Carrie was able to start working immediately in the field, she became a certified Addictions counselor with The Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federation.She is also a certified member of the occupational health and safety with the ministry of labor.

Carrie began her work in the domestic violence shelter program and later moved onto the residential programs for addiction and mental health.
Carrie believes in empowering individuals to make their own choices that will evoke change and build confidence step by step. Carrie provides a compassionate, non judgmental approach to helping individuals and families in not only heal from the effects from substance use and mental health symptoms but to gain an understanding of how it impacts all that are involved.
Carrie uses motivational interviewing, Cognitive behavior therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy Family systems Relapse prevention Solution focused and mindfulness as pathways to connect with her clients and to motivate them to engage in the change process.
Carrie brings to the team a great knowledge of woman’s issues along with domestic violence and personal and professional experience in navigating the mental health system.
The belief to everlasting change is to create a life that it is easier not to use and where one can live a life free of violence and with a purpose in order to maintain a life of recovery.

Carrie Lepine

Addiction Counsellor, Residential Program
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Troy Evans, RSSW

Addictions Counsellor, Residential Program

Troy Evans is a social service worker from Sheridan college. Prior to working at Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres Troy worked in the transportation industry.

He discovered a passion for helping others, which led him to Sheridan College where he began his education to better serve people who were struggling with Mental health and Addiction issues. Troy initially began as a volunteer at Trafalgar and very soon after he was hired. He currently is the lead evening shift counsellor at Trafalgar. Troy openly shares about his own history with addiction and inspires clients to enhance the quality of their lives, while at the same time understanding the struggle. Troy is best known for his knowledge on the 12 steps and for providing to those that may want to use the steps to enhance their recovery. Troy is currently one of our lead counsellors and is striving to grow in the field.

Troy Evans, RSSW

Addictions Counsellor, Residential Program

Frank F. Mazzawi, CCAC, CSW

Continuation of Care Program Manager & Addictions Counsellor

Frank Fadeel Mazzawi, CAAC, is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counsellor in Canada. He graduated from Everest College, with a diploma in Addictions and community service worker. He graduated from Ryerson University, with a certification in psychology, with a Concentration in Addiction Studies.

Frank continues to Advance his education by pursuing his B.A. in Psychology. He has a passion for his profession and for recovery and has been working in the recovery field since 2011. He has been clean and sober since 2009. Frank is a dedicated Addiction Counsellor with years of experience working for many outstanding treatment centres and considers Trafalgar Residence one of the best. His passion lies in helping people identify their self-defeating behaviours and learning to let them go. Frank gives the tools to use emotions instead of the emotions controlling you. He is a client- centred clinician, who is known for his excellent rapport building skills, his warmth and caring nature with clients, and his accurate empathy skills. Frank has committed his life to working with and supporting those seeking recovery.

Frank F. Mazzawi, CCAC, CSW

Continuation of Care Program Manager & Addictions Counsellor

Brynn Pednaud, BA, ADMH

Addictions Counsellor, Trafalgar Residence East

Brynn comes to Trafalgar with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Sociology, as well as a graduate certificate in Addictions and Mental Health.

Brynn completed her placement for her certificate at Trafalgar East, and is excited to now be apart of the Trafalgar Team. Brynn is empathetic and passionate about supporting individuals in their recovery journey.

Brynn Pednaud, BA, ADMH

Addictions Counsellor, Trafalgar Residence East
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Abigail Ajodha

Addictions Counsellor, Residential Program

Abigail Ajodha

Addictions Counsellor, Residential Program
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Ramond Phipps, CACCF Member

Counseling Supervisor, Trafalgar West

Ramond Phipps, CACCF Member

Addictions Counsellor, Residential Program
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Julieta Cervantes

Operations Manager, Trafalgar Residence West

Julieta Cervantes

Operations Manager, Trafalgar Residence West
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Jasmine Meza

Jasmine Meza

Jasmine Meza

Administrative Assistant, Residential Program
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Judite Laurenco

Head Chef, Residential Program

Judite Laurenco

Head Chef, Residential Program
addiction counsellor

Shane Saltzman, MMPA, CPA.CA

Chief Executive Officer

Shane Saltzman, MMPA, CPA.CA

Chief Executive Officer
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Angie Beninato

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director

Angie Beninato

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director
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Kate Emas

Vice President of Administration

Kate Emas

Vice President of Administration
addiction counsellor

Elena Silanteva, CPA.CGA

Chief Compliance Officer

Elena Silanteva, CPA.CGA

Chief Compliance Officer
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Diana Cardoni

Community Liaison

Diana Cardoni

Community Liaison
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Scott Jones

Community Liaison

With over 25 years experience in both public and private treatment for substance abuse and concurrent disorders, Scott joins the Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres team with a unique approach to business development and client care.

Scott’s mandate at Trafalgar is to advocate for people suffering from addictions and mental health issues and for their health care providers as they seek effective, evidence-based and internationally accredited treatment. By tapping into over two-and-a-half decades of experience, training and education in substance abuse treatment management, program development and implementation, and as a counsellor, Scott is a highly effective and efficient colleague for therapists, physicians, employers, extended health care and disability benefit providers and their clients as they navigate the substance abuse and mental health treatment field. Scott believes that the transformational treatment opportunities at Trafalgar will result in increased stability, health and wellbeing for the client while offering significant decrease in negative impacts to families and employers, the public health care system and extended health care providers. As a member of the Trafalgar Community Liaison team Scott relies on his ability to create and encourage highly effective strategic partnerships for all stakeholders involved during the early stages of the recovery process. Scott can often be seen hanging out with his family, at his son’s football game, at the gym or at a golf course living up to his reputation as “3-putt-Jones”.

Scott Jones

Community Liaison

Orhan Gazi Kandemir

Digital Marketing Manager

Orhan Gazi Kandemir

Digital Marketing Manager
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Allyssa Mojica

Office Manager, Outpatient Program

Allyssa Mojica

Office Manager, Outpatient Program

Allison Rosset, MA, RP (Qualifying)

Clinical Therapist

Allison obtained her Master’s Degree in mental health counseling at Niagara University. She has experience working with youth, families and adults in a variety of settings, including Homewood Health Clinic and William Osler Health Systems Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit. Holding certifications in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD and Child Development, Allison comes to us with a set of well-developed skills.

Allison is a calm and non-judgmental professional who looks forward to working collaboratively with clients on their journey to recovery.

Allison Rosset, MA, RP (Qualifying)

Clinical Therapist

Megan Emerson

Yoga Teacher

Megs is a trauma informed, 200hr certified yoga and meditation teacher. Her classes are designed to create balance in the body through breath and movement in a way that is accessible for all. Recently she completed a 7hr additional certification course in Traumatic Brain Injury allowing her to facilitate one on one sessions for those in recovery. Through her work she has seen first hand how yoga, meditation and mindfulness can create a positive change in one's life.

Megan Emerson

Yoga Teacher, Trafalgar Residence West
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Tarren Vetere, BSc

Administrator, Trafalgar Residence East

Tarren has joined Trafalgar with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and many years of customer service experience. Tarren is the warm welcoming face of Trafalgar Residence East and is excellent at supporting our clients and staff.

Tarren Vetere, BSc

Administrator, Trafalgar Residence East

Cory Burgaretta

Addictions Counsellor, Trafalgar Residence East

Cory discovered a passion for helping others, which led him to begin his education at Stratford Career Institute and Fleming College.
He is currently the lead overnight shift counsellor at Trafalgar Residence East. Cory openly shares about his own journey with addiction and mental health.

Cory Burgaretta

Addictions Counsellor, Trafalgar Residence East
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