Our Team

Our Team 1

Dr. Gina Di Giulio

Ceo And Founder

Dr. Di Giulio deeply understands the frustrations that can often go along with navigating mental health systems to access quality care. She is a firm believer that there is no health without mental health, and that access to mental health services shouldn’t be as cumbersome and confusing as it often can be.

As such, she created PathWell, a bespoke, high-touch organization that provides individuals and businesses with access to the full range of mental health services they need. No guessing, and minimal wait times.

Our Team 2

Stefanie Mathes, Registered Psychotherapist

Sees: Individuals, Couples, Families

Stephanie is a Registered Psychotherapist with a MA in Psychology from McGill University. Her approach is informed by the factors that are unique to clients and their circumstances. She also uses the therapeutic relationship to guide her methods in supporting clients to create positive change. She meets clients where they are, non-judgmentally. Her approach is uniquely dynamic, collaborative and solution-focused, with therapeutic presence and authenticity. She draws from psychodynamic and attachment-based theories, appreciating the importance of our earliest impressions and primary relationships on overall well-being. She also utilizes strategies and components of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), as well as Mindfulness based approaches. She also has significant experience working with treating addictions, in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Stephanie’s clients have ranged from vulnerable populations to successful professionals who are highly functioning, but silently struggle. In addition to working with individuals, she works with couples and really appreciates supporting them in their quest to navigate challenging phases in their relationship. She also provides family counselling to help family members nurture and improve their bond, improve communication and resolve conflict. She strongly believes that everybody can be empowered to create change and find meaning in their lives.

In her personal time, she enjoys long walks with her dog and toddler, spending as much time as possible near the water in the summer months, and cooking meals for herself and her family that remind her of growing up in Europe.

Our Team 3

Jennifer Card, Executive/Life Coach

Sees: Individuals

Jennifer Card is a leadership consultant, certified executive coach, and organization development (OD) practitioner. Jennifer is currently a doctoral candidate in Organizational Leadership Psychology (Psy.D.) where her research focuses on stress resiliency and mind-wellbeing for leaders. She will be completing her program by this Fall, 2021.

Jennifer holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (UK), a Bachelor of Arts and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. Jennifer also has earned a certificate in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) from the Beck Institute (USA), and is a certified Strengthscope Practitioner (UK). Jennifer is a member of the International Coaching Federation, the Institute of Coaches, and is the volunteer Executive VP board member of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association.

Jennifer applies her passion for workplace well-being, positive psychology, stress navigation and meta cognition (thinking about the way in which we think) to leader, team and organization coaching.

Our Team 4

Anna Siciliano, Registered Social Worker

Sees: Individuals

Anna Siciliano received her BA in Psychology and Social Work and Master of Social Work from York University. She is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). Anna has extensive clinical experience working with children, adults, and older adults specializing in mental health, interpersonal relationships, family dynamics, trauma, and caregiver counselling. She has also held several roles within the child welfare sector. Her research interests focus on the mental health of children, adults, elder abuse, and palliative care.

Practicing from strengths-based and client-centered perspectives, Anna uses an eclectic approach of therapeutic modalities with her clients to assist them with maximizing their full potential. She strives to provide a safe, supportive, and nonjudgmental space to where clients can work towards developing a positive self-identity, effectively manage their mood, achieve their goals and foster overall mental well-being. She also works with clients to help them develop a positive mindset and harness their strengths to achieve progress, rather than focus on perceived limitations. Anna is also fluent in Italian. 

She is the recipient of the coveted Saul and Esther Baker Award (2021) for her outstanding clinical and leadership work in the Geriatrics Program at the Sinai Health System and the University Health Network (UHN).

In her spare time, Anna enjoys immersing in forest bathing and hiking excursions. 

Our Team 5

Joyce Lai, Executive Coach and Therapist

Sees: Individuals

Joyce Lai is a dedicated, certified executive coach and therapist. She has a unique background in corporate coaching and psychology, and is dedicated to helping professionals and executives thrive in their careers, personal lives, and social communities. She takes a holistic approach, customized approach and integrates various assessments, tools and modalities to address the unique needs, objectives and concerns of the client.

Joyce is fascinated about how humans act and interact and has spent her entire career and education devoted to understanding, predicting and influencing behavioral change to help individuals and organizations succeed.

She holds a doctor’s degree in Industrial-Organizational (I/O) Psychology from the Professional School of Psychology (PSP), a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Adler Graduate Professional School, and a bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science and Psychology from the University of Toronto. She has also held various positions in corporate, agency, and consulting environments within Canada and internationally. In her personal time, she practices Transcendental Meditation and enjoys nature walks with her dog, Kismet.

Our Team 6

Jean Keating, Registered Psychotherapist

Sees: Individuals

Jean Keating is a Registered Psychotherapist. She earned her BA in Applied Human Sciences from Concordia University and her MEd in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto. Following this, Jean worked in the trauma therapy program at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto – a renowned program for women and men who have experienced interpersonal childhood trauma and adverse childhood experiences. Earlier in her clinical counselling career, Jean worked with the Ministry of Family and Social Services in Quebec and a leading Canadian national employee assistance program.

Jean understands the courage required to undertake therapy. She works diligently to create a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship with her clients and to facilitate their healing and personal growth. In a collaborative, compassionate and non-judgemental environment, Jean draws on a range of therapeutic approaches and techniques. She practices attachment-focused, trauma-informed, cognitive behavioral and solution-focused therapy, selecting whichever approach is best suited to the individual client.

Jean is known to get to the heart of the matter, is attuned to clients’ pain and will support them in achieving their personal goals and improving their quality of life. She counsels in the areas of stress, depression, work-related issues, and interpersonal relationships. She has a particular interest in issues stemming from childhood trauma and adverse childhood experiences.

Jean has been in the helping profession for 25 years and considers it a privilege and honour to work with clients to optimize their mental and emotional health.

Our Team 7
Our Team 7

Nikita Singh, Registered Psychotherapist

Sees: Individuals, Couples

Nikita is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Nikita received her H. BSc. from University of Toronto, and a Master of Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Counselling and Psychotherapy from Yorkville University.

Nikita provides a compassionate, safe, and non-judgemental space for her clients where they can prosper in their therapeutic journey. She is dedicated to supporting her clients and strives to establish a therapeutic relationship that is based on authenticity, understanding and trust.

Nikita uses an integrative approach tailored for her client’s specific needs. She utilizes strategies from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing. She has vast experience in supporting individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, grief, relationship/family issues, stress, and self-worth. She also works with couples who are experiencing challenges with communication, and conflict resolution.

In her personal time, Nikita enjoys sketching, spending time with her family, and travelling.

Our Team 9

Dr. Maria-Helena Garcia, Clinical Psychologist

Sees: Individuals, Couples

Dr. Garcia is a registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) and the Ordre des Psychologues du Quebec (OPQ) and sees clients in both provinces. She has worked in a variety of different clinical settings, including hospitals and private practice. Dr. Garcia has taught at the Ottawa University as well as other universities abroad.

She provides individual therapy for adults and sees couples for counselling for relationshiprelated concerns as well. She provides clients therapy in English, French, and Spanish.

She sees clients for a variety of different clinical presentations and range of psychological, emotional and behavioural concerns, as well as providing counselling for day-today challenges that life can present. For several years she has been using mindfulness and selfcompassion-based approaches in her clinical practice. She believes that during these unprecedented times, compassion both towards self and others can better facilitate connection and promote healing.

In her free time, Dr. Garcia enjoys pursuing many interests including travelling and being physically active. She is also an avid participant of various arts and culture-related activities, including visual arts and music.

Our Team 7
Our Team 11

Dr. Jenna Caron, Clinical Psychologist

Sees: Individuals, Couples, Families, Children & Adolescents 

Jenna is a Clinical Psychologist Registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and the College of Alberta Psychologists. She has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents, and children. She has seen clients in mental health clinics, corporate settings, and child welfare settings. Jenna’s clinical experience has been working with individuals from all walks of life who experience a variety of mental health challenges including PTSD/Trauma, anxiety, depression, OCD, stress, and self-esteem. Jenna also supports families and couples in navigating family dynamics by providing concrete tools to increase connection.

Jenna believes that every client is the expert of themselves and therefore she approaches her work through support, compassion, and collaboration. In developing a plan, she utilizes a biopsychosocial (mind-body-environment) approach as every aspect of a person is important in achieving a full and healthy well-being. She utilizes an overall integrative approach that includes Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy,
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness. For couples, she often utilizes the Gottman approach.

No matter the concern, Jenna will listen and work with you to develop goals and solutions that are meaningful and lasting for you.

Our Team 12

Aaron Arkin,
Registered Psychotherapist & Registered Sleep Technologist

Sees: Individuals, Couples

Aaron is a Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Sleep Technologist with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He studied Psychology at Trent University and graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree. Aaron then spent two years in the Graduate Program in Experimental Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he specialized in the relationship of Sleep to Learning and Memory. He developed the Evolution Sleep insomnia program in 2013 and specializes in helping people who suffer from behavioural sleep issues.

His approach to insomnia utilizes techniques found in cognitive-behavioural therapy for insomnia (cbt-i). Aaron also has experience with the wide range of sleep disorders and is often asked to speak at public events offering his insight into the world of sleep. He is an exceptionally good listener and puts his clients at ease when discussing Sleep issues.

In his spare time Aaron likes to be active and enjoys playing hockey and golf. He loves spending time outdoors walking his dog, or cooking barbecue on his backyard smoker. Aaron is also a guitarist and plays in a band with a few friends and has been a regular Sunday night poker player for over 20 years.

Our Team 13

Amanda Fidler, Registered Psychotherapist

Sees: Individuals, Couples 

Amanda is a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). She has a B.A. in Psychology, and an M.A in Counselling Psychology. She has over 10 years’ experience as a therapist for individuals challenged with stress, trauma, grief, addictions, self-esteem, and goal setting. She also provides couples counselling to couples in need of improving their relationship. She specializes in CBT, EFT, DBT and ACT therapies.

Amanda offers a compassionate, safe place to work through the barriers preventing clients from maximizing their full potential. She is proud to offer a holistic approach to client-centred counselling services and meets her clients where they are at in order to help them facilitate positive change. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys yoga, biking, boating and spending time with family.

Our Team 14

Dr. Jane Allen, Clinical Psychologist, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Sees: Individuals, Couples

Jane is a Psychologist registered with the College of Ontario Psychologists and the College of Alberta Psychologists. She has a B.Sc. degree in Engineering and an MBA. Jane worked for several decades as an engineer in the oil and gas industry in Calgary before changing careers and following her passion of psychology and helping others. Throughout her career, she has mentored and coached others and has a particular interest in workplace wellness.

Jane has experience working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and relationship difficulties. She believes that life can offer many stumbling blocks along the way that lead people to feel “stuck”, inadequate, or even hopeless. She has a warm, non-judgemental approach and works to help her clients understand the source of their discomfort and pain and find ways to change and heal.

The modalities that Jane uses to support change are Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment Theory, Existential Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR).

During her downtime, Jane enjoys gardening, golf, biking, swimming, yoga, and exploring nature.

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