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Meet the Counsellors

All of our counsellors have more than 12 years of in-person counselling experience as well as specialized certification in online counselling. If you have a preference for a specific counsellor, please let us know when you register.

 

Dawn Schell, MA

Dawn Schell earned her Master of Arts in Counselling from Simon Fraser University in 1987 and has been a practicing counsellor since then. Dawn has worked for a variety of not-for-profit agencies with people from all ages and stages of life. Her expertise includes trauma recovery, all aspects of career/job concerns (from first job on to retirement) and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™.

Susan O'Quinn, MSW, RSW

Susan O'Quinn obtained her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto in 2003. She also has extensive training and experience in child development. She joined Therapy Online’s team in 2006 after completing Cybercounselling Levels I & II. Susan's areas of expertise include early child development, special needs parenting and attachment parenting.

Mary MacDougall, MSW, RSW

Mary MacDougall earned her Master degree in Psychiatric Social Work in 1967 from Smith College, USA. An Instructor for the Cybercounsellor Certification program offered jointly by Therapy Online and the University of Toronto, she has been an online counsellor since 1999. Mary was awarded the Queens Jubilee Medal for her work with Family Service organizations. Her areas of expertise include: family issues, relationships, life transitions and workplace stress.

Eugene Mau, MDiv, Dip. Ed Psy

Eugene Mau received his Master of Divinity in 1973 and a post graduate Diploma in Educational Psychology from the University of Regina in 1992. After several years of pastoral ministry and overseas work, he began counselling at the Christian Counselling Centre at Swift Current, Saskatchewan. The focus of much of his work is helping people struggling with depression/anxiety, addictions, and family issues.

Dawn Fuller, MA, RCC, CHRP

Dawn Fuller earned her Master of Arts in Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University in 2000, and has been a practicing counsellor since 1980. She is a Level II Certified Cybercounsellor and a Registered Clinical Counsellor. She has worked in the areas of healthy relationships, depression, anxiety, employment and career counseling, and catastrophic illness in children.

Christy Hamill, MSW

Christy Hamill received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto in 2006. With Bachelor's degrees in both Social Work and Psychology, she has been practicing since 1996. Christy has extensive experience in the area of mental health and as a child and family therapist. She has a special interest in grief counselling particularly with children and their families.

Paul Parnass

Paul Parnass received his Master of Social Work degree in 1978 from the University of Toronto. Paul has over 25 years of experience working in Employee Assistance Programs. He is an Instructor in the Cybercounsellor Certification program offered jointly by Therapy Online and the University of Toronto. Paul has co-authored a number of articles devoted to the field of Cybercounselling.

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