Deborah is a member of the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario and is on the board of the Simcoe Collaborative Law Association. She has completed training with Dr. Barbara Fidler and Dr. Shely Polak around Foundations of Parenting Coordination and Children Resisting Post-Separation Contact. She provides Couples Therapy as well as Divorce/Family Coaching. She is committed to assisting couples and co-parents towards a decision making process that is 'win-win' and she provides a safe environment to explore change. Deborah guides her clients towards removing the barriers to love's presence, and empowers them to live their lives at their FULL potential. She is a passionate public speaker, teaching groups, teams, and corporations how to effect positive change and transformation. Deborah is a co-author, and workshop/group facilitator.
Elyse has completed her Honours Bachelor of Social Work degree and is currently completing her Masters in Social Work. She is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers as well as a member of the Ontario Association of Social Work. Elyse is a certified New Ways for Families coach and help guide families to learn how to manage their emotions and bring flexible thinking to problem-solving.
Dave MacQuarrie (M.D., Ph.D)
is a retired physician with a Masters of Arts degree in Applied Behavioral Science and extensive training in Gestalt Therapy and NeuroLinguistic Programming. He is currently completing a PhD at Wisdom University (www.wisdomuniversity.org) on psychological issues related to climate change. Much of his work consists of exploring anger and grief. Dave Is an NLP Practitioner and NLP Coach. He is also an International Laughter Leader in laughter yoga. Dave is no longer funded under OHIP as he has retired his medical licence. He has been the Consultant Physician (Anger Management) to Bellwood Health Services in Toronto. His book "Blowing Out the Darkness--The Management of Emotional Life Issues, especially Anger and Rage" is available from Amazon or from AuthorHouse.com.
Cindy McAfee (R.S.S.W)
is a graduate of the Social Service Worker Program and is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and is experienced in group and individual counseling. Cindy has 13 years experience working with clients dealing with addictions to alcohol and drugs. She has facilitated groups in Barrie and works as an addiction specialist at the Reflection Centre. She also works at identifying and resolving a range of difficulties using a strength based perspective to empower her clients to live life to the fullest. Currently, Cindy co-facilitates women's and mixed groups at the Reflection Centre, empowering others to maximize their own potential and strengthen their relationships.