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 our Clinical Psychologist.

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

Shannon Axler, MSW, RSW

Assistant Clinical Director, Social Worker
Shannon Axler is a clinical social worker who holds a Masters of Social Work degree from University of Toronto with a ...

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 ...

Jefferson Ribout

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

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 ...

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 ...

Dr. Maneet Bhatia

Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Bhatia is a graduate of McGill University and has over 10 years of clinical experience working in numerous settings ...

Stacey Gorlicky, RP

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

Krystina Patton, ND, RP

Naturopathic Doctor, Registered Psychotherapist
Dr. Krystina is a Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Psychotherapist specializing in integrative mental health ...

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 ...

Eleni Ionides

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

Donald Currie, RP

Hypnotherapist, Psychotherapist
Donald Currie integrates clinical hypnosis, NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming), metaphysics, transpersonal hypnosis and ...

Gina Miranda

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

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 ...

Monica Ward

Therapist
Monica completed her Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Master of Science degrees at the University of Sydney, ...

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 ...

Jennifer Horak

Therapist (Relational)
Jennifer is a relational and somatic therapist currently in training at the Toronto Institute of Relational ...

Laurie Weinberg, RP

Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist
Laurie is a psychotherapist specializing in Gestalt therapy, somatic psychotherapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and ...

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 ...

Megan Palmer Goulet, RP

Registered Psychotherapist
Megan is a humanistic, psychodynamic therapist with a BA in Comparative Religion, Literature and Psychology and a ...

Elias Abdel Ahad

Rhythmic Massage Practitioner
Elias Abdel Ahad holds a BSc in Physiotherapy and is trained in a wide range of holistic therapies including Reiki, ...

Ross Mckenzie

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

Victoria Donahue

Registered Psychotherapist
Victoria Donahue is a Registered Psychotherapist. She has a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate ...

Lisa Messina

Yoga and Pilates Instructor
Lisa Messina is known for her unique and inspiring teaching combining philosophy and spirituality with precise, dynamic ...

Annette Dunlop, RMT, BSc

Registered Massage Therapist
Annette is a graduate of Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic. She seeks to support a mindful relationship with ...

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 ...

Lynn Baglole

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

Ann Schnurr, RP

Registered Psychotherapist
Ann is a Registered Psychotherapist with 15 years of experience working with individuals and groups.  The foundation ...

Nigel Turner, RP

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

Cori Capp

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

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 ...

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

Mark Rivkin, CEO and Co-Founder