Meet Our Team

Meet The Team

Our multi-disciplinary team is an integral part of what makes us unique. With a variety of cutting-edge tools and interventions, we offer more than just talk therapy. Our clinical team is trained in Somatic Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and more. Many of our Psychotherapists also work under supervision by a Clinical Psychologist or Social Worker.

Mark Rivkin

CEO & Co-Founder
Mark Rivkin was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He is an entrepreneur and known for co-founding Cryptologic Inc., ...

Jesse Hanson

Co-Founder
Jesse Hanson is the Co-Founder of Helix Healthcare Group in Toronto. With a PhD and Master’s degree in Clinical ...

Jefferson Ribout, CCAC

Director of Addiction Services
Jefferson Ribout is the Director of Addiction Services at Helix Healthcare Group. He is a certified addictions ...

Jillian Hosey, MSW, RSW

Director of Clinical Operations, Social Worker
Jillian is a clinical social worker and trauma therapist, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Social Work from ...

Tara Rose

VP, Marketing & Business Development
Tara Rose is an accomplished marketing and communications leader with more than 14 years of experience in the health ...

Dr. Joel Shapiro, MD, FRCPC

Psychiatrist
Dr. Joel Shapiro is a psychiatrist who graduated from the Medicine and Psychiatry programs at the University of Western ...

Ana M. Gómez, MC, LPC

Advisory Board
Ana M. Gómez, MC, LPC, is the founder and director of the Agate Institute in the US. Ana is a trainer of trainers for ...

Dr. Gabor Maté

Advisory Board
Dr. Gabor Maté M.D. is a physician and best-selling author whose books have been published in twenty languages ...

Stacey Gorlicky, RP

Psychotherapist, Addictions Counsellor
Stacey Gorlicky, RIHR, RPC, is a registered psychotherapist, addictions counsellor, and spiritual transformation coach. ...

Eleni Ionides

Director, Client Experience, Addictions Counsellor
Eleni Ionides is the Director, Client Experience and an Addictions Counsellor with several years of clinical ...

Monique Aucoin ND

Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Aucoin is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and researcher with extensive experience in the treatment of mental health ...

David Scammell RP

Registered Psychotherapist
With his training in Relational Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress ...

Martha Digby, RP

Registered Psychotherapist
Martha is a graduate of Queen’s University and the Transformational Arts College and is a Registered Psychotherapist ...

Gina Miranda, RP

Registered Psychotherapist
Gina graduated from the University of Toronto with a BA. She continued her education at the Transformational Arts ...

Ayan Mukherjee, RP, CH

Registered Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist
Ayan Mukherjee is a Registered Psychotherapist, specializing in guiding his clients through mental health challenges, ...

Shirley Nussbaum, RP

Hypnotherapist, Psychotherapist
Shirley Nussbaum is both a registered psychotherapist and hypnotherapist. She graduated from York University with an ...

Nigel Turner, RP

Psychotherapist Anger Management
A seasoned professional in the field on addiction, trauma, anger, anxiety and depression, Nigel works with individuals, ...

Kaila Newby RMT, BA

Registered Massage Therapist
Kaila is a graduate of Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic, and has an intuitive and holistic approach to ...

Michael Cottrell B.S.W., R.P

Registered Psychotherapist
For over 30 years Michael has been a teacher, counsellor, spiritual leader, meditator, healer and therapist. With ...

Philip Allan Jacobs, R.TCMP

TCM Practitioner, Sound Therapist, Acupuncturist
Philip Allan Jacobs, R.TCMP, R.AC is a registered Practitioner of Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal/Nutritional ...

Samara Liu, R.M.T., B.A.A.

Registered Massage Therapist & Sound Therapist
Samara is a Registered Massage Therapist and Therapeutic Sound Practitioner. Her bodywork sessions utilize sound ...

Zahra Haji

Therapist
Zahra Haji is a Mind-Body Therapist and creator of the Moon Goddess meditation and yoga program for female fertility. ...

Lisa Mitchell

Yoga, Movement and Mindfulness Instructor
Yoga means union.  It is a mind/body practice that promotes integration, balance and healing.  When we struggle with ...

Cori Capp

Certified Life Coach
Cori graduated from York University with a BA in Sociology.   She is a certified body centred life coach (CBCC) ...

Ann-Marie Ahye

Therapist, Mindful Yoga & Meditation
Ann-Marie shares from compassionate insight, fostered by her personal journey of over 30 years, and as a seasoned ...

Elias Abdel Ahad

Osteopathic Manual Practitioner D.OM.P.
Elias Abdel Ahad holds a BSc in Physiotherapy and is trained in a wide range of holistic therapies including ...

Dani Kraftchuk

Yoga, Reiki & Mindfulness Clinician
Dani is passionate about working with people and sharing skills that help to support them in finding their own place of ...

Ross Mckenzie

Certified Life Coach
After being prescribed lithium for 16 years to treat an alleged bipolar disorder diagnosis, Ross progressively reduced ...

Lynn Baglole

Functional Movement Therapist
Lynn believes in taking a holistic approach to developing functional movement. To create alignment and build a solid ...

Michael Strait

Certified Life Coach
Michael is a passionate leader and author of the book “Why Don’t Our Dads Cry: Stories and Insights for Aspiring ...

Erikka Rombough

Intake Coordinator
With a decade working behind the scenes in the entertainment industry, Erikka is now thrilled to be a part of the Helix ...

Brianne Flaherty, BA

Office Manager
Having completed a B.A in Psychology at the University of British Columbia, Brianne takes a keen interest in a holistic ...

Kelvin Lee CPA, CGA

Director of Finance

“At Helix Healthcare Group, your wellness is not only
our mandate, it's our passion.”

Mark Rivkin, CEO and Co-Founder