Meet our Therapists

Welcome to the Family Counselling Centre of Niagara. Our services are completely confidential and we are fully accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation. We are proud to employ professional therapists who have a wide array of skills and qualifications to serve you better. Please take a moment to meet our therapists.

John McLachlan, MSW, RSW
Qualifications:
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
  • Master of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Hon. B.A., Psychology (Brock University)
Practice Approach:
  • Brief Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy
  • Trauma-informed Therapy
Christine Harvey, MACP, RP-q 
Qualifications:
  •  Registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  •  Masters of Arts, Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University
  •  Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Brock University
  •  Play Therapy Intern, Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy (Levels I, II, III)
Practice Approach:
  • Child Development
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy
  • Attachment, Regulation, and Competency
  • Group Facilitation
  • Play-Informed Therapy
Liz Timmers, MSW, RSW, LCSW
Qualifications:
  • Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
  • Registered with the Board of Registration of Social Workers in Massachusetts
  • Master of Social Work, University of Akron
  • BGS General Studies, Psychology and Health Education Focus, Kent State University
Practice Approach:
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Attachment, Regulation, and Competency
  • Multi-systemic Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy
Carolyn Fish, MSW, RSW
Qualifications:
  • Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
  • Master of Social Work (Carleton University)
  • Hon. B.A., History and Women’s Studies (Queen’s University)
Practice Approach:
  • Brief Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Strength-Based Therapy
  • Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy
  • Trauma-informed Therapy
  • Group Facilitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Violence
  • Working with Children/Youth
Stephanie Colic, MACP, RP-q
Qualifications:
  • Registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Masters of Arts, Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Brock University
Practice Approach:
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy
  • Brief Narrative Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Group Facilitation
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy
D Lazarus, MSW, RSW
Qualifications:
  • Registered with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Master of Social Work, McMaster University
  • Honours Bachelor of Social Work, York University
Practice Approach:
  • Brief- Solution Focused Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy
  • Group Facilitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Collaborative Problem- Solving
TinaMarie Hardman, MA, RP
Qualifications:
  • Registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Master of Arts, Psychology, Brock University
  • Honours, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Brock University
  • Master of Social Work, University of Windsor, in progress
Practice Approach:
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Family Therapy: Experiential and Structural
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
  • Motivational Therapy
Theresa McAdam, MSW, RSW
Qualifications:
  • Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
  • Registered Ontario Association of Social Workers
  • Master of Social Work, Windsor University
  • Hons. BA., Sociology (Brock University)
  • Certified in Mental  Health First Aid
  • Certified ASIST ( Applied Suicide Intervention  Skills Training)
Practice Approach:
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
  • Strength Based Therapy
  • Brief-Solution Focused Therapy
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Violence
  • Working with Children and Youth