Meet Our Team

We are committed to getting results for our clients at penney murphy & associates, therefore all of our Counsellors are required to have a minimum of a Masters degree.  Most importantly, our Team has a broad range of clinical specialization & expertise backed up by years of education, experience, on-going professional development and continuous learning which ensures you get the results you’re looking for.  They are the Best of the Best.  Click the links to see some of the work our team does with Individuals, Couples, Children, Youth & Families.   

We believe so strongly in our Counselling Team and the work they do, that we offer a 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee.  

Please MEET OUR TEAM

Carol Metcalfe
B.A., M.S.W., REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER

Carol has a broad and impressive range of expertise including:

  • Mindfulness
  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks 
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Anger
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Eating disorders
  • Couples relationship issues
  • Parent – teen conflict
  • Complex grief & loss
  • Mental health issues
  • Suicidal thoughts & self-harm
  • Co-dependence
  • Work/life balance
  • Wellness…just to name a few.

Carol works with adults, youth 13 yrs – 18 yrs old, couples and families.

Myron Wealr,
M.A., C.C.C. (Canadian Certified Counsellor)

Myron has a stellar diversity of specializations including:

  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks 
  • PTSD
  • Grief
  • Couples / Relationship Issues
  • Anger
  • Stress
  • Mental Health issues
  • Communication
  • Bullying
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Sexuality and more. 

Myron does exceptional Couples work. He is one of only two Counsellors in Saskatchewan who have successfully completed the world renowned Levels 1, 2 & 3 Gottman Method Couples Clinical Training Certification.  

Myron works with adults, youth 13 yrs – 18 yrs old, and seniors.  He offers individual, couple, family and group sessions.

 

 

Olivia Dangas (nee Pawluk)
M.Ed. REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST 

 

Olivia does amazing work with:  

  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-confidence
  • Self regulation
  • Body image
  • Eating concerns
  • Grief support
  • Communication
  • Boundaries
  • Self care
  • Personal growth
  • Problem solving,
  • Relationship issues
  • Life balance
  • Wellness
  • Goal setting
  • Change planning among other issues.

Olivia works with adults & youth 13 yrs – 18 yrs old. She offers individual and couple sessions.

Jenna Pokol
M.Ed., REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST 

Jenna specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD/Executive Functioning
  • Self-esteem
  • Resiliency
  • Emotional literacy and regulation
  • Problem-solving and Conflict Resolution
  • Social skills and relationship building
  • Stress and Relaxation
  • Attachment
  • Behavioural concerns
  • Grief
  • Suicidal thoughts/ideation. 

Jenna provides Individual Counselling to Adults as well as to children and youth between 5-18 years of age who are experiencing social, emotional, and/or behavioural difficulties.  

If booking for a child, please note Jenna requires the first session to be parent(s)/caregivers only to ensure the most positive outcome for your child.  Also, Jenna does not provide counselling services for custody agreements or court related custody issues.  

Hildy Bennett,
M. Ed., Ph.D. Ed., C.C.P.A.,
Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association

Hildy’s wide range of expertise includes:  

  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Grief & loss  loss/grief
  • Domestic abuse
  • Complex divorces
  • Family issues
  • Self-harm
  • ADHD
  • Complex learning disabilities
  • Complex behavior issues
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Parent-child relationships,
  • Blended families
  • Families who have or will be adopting a child/children. 

Hildy works with children 3 years and older, teens and adults.
In her work with kids, Hildy offers art therapy, play therapy and sand therapy.
If booking for a child, please note Hildy requires the first session to be parent(s)/caregivers only to ensure the most positive outcome for your child.  

Joel Kyle
B.S.W., M.S.W., REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER 

Joel shares effective methods & solutions to help with a multitude of issues including:

  • Bullying
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Coping skills
  • Eating disorders
  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Counselling and much more.  

Joel works with adults, couples, teens and children (3 years and older).

Julie Hershey,
M.A., M.F.C.C.,
Canadian Association for Marriage & Family Therapy

Julie specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Relationships
  • Anger
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Work related stress
  • Grief & loss
  • Attachment
  • Separation & divorce
  • Parenting as well as co-parenting issues
  • Behavior issues
  • Art Therapy
  • Play therapy 

In addition to her work with adults, couples and families, and as a member of the Canadian Association for Child & Play Therapy, Julie specializes in Art & Play Therapy which is extremely helpful for children when they may not have the words to describe their feelings. 

Julie works with children of all ages, teens, adults, couples and families.
If booking a session with Julie for a child, please note that Julie requires the first session to be parent/caregiver only to ensure the most positive outcome for your child.  

Garry Prediger,
B.A., B.S.W., M.S.W.,
REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER

Garry’s impressive skills and extensive experience enable him to provide solutions for:

  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Addiction
  • Stress – personal and job stress
  • Adolescent issues
  • Behavioral issues
  • Depression
  • Relationships (marital, family, parent-child, parent-teen)
  • Family issues
  • Bullying
  • Parenting skills training
  • Child custody/access 
  • Work issues

Garry works with adults, youth 13 yrs – 18 yrs old, couples and families. Garry also provides excellent Executive Coaching. 

Jen Mazur,
Ph.D., REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

Jen has vast knowledge and experience in:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Panic attacks
  • Relationship issues
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Behavioral issues
  • Mental health disorders
  • Chronic pain
  • Trauma
  • Addiction 

Jen works with adults, couples, families, children of all ages.
If booking a session for a child, please note Jen requires the first session to be parent/caregiver only to ensure the most positive outcome for your child.  

Jesslet Siluvairayan,
B.A., MSc., C.C.P.C.P.R.,
Canadian College of Counsellors & Psychotherapists

 Jesslet’s areas of specialization include: 

  • Behavioral issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Panic attacks 
  • Relationship issues
  • Mental Health issues
  • Play Therapy
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autism
  • Parenting Issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Trauma
  • Cross-Cultural issues

She is skilled in SNAP (Stop Now and Plan) a world renowned cognitive-behavioural strategy that helps children and parents regulate angry feelings by getting them to stop, think, and plan positive alternatives before they act impulsively.

Plus, she speaks 5 languages including English, Hindi, Kannad, Tamil & Malayalam.

Jesslet works with children of all ages, adults, couples and families.
If booking for your child, please note Jesslet requires the first sesion to be parent/caregiver only for the most positive outcome for your child.

Greg Pauli,
B.A., M.A.

With over 20 years’ experience in Mental Health & Addictions, Greg specializes in helping clients change their habits.   
Greg specializes in:

  • Addiction issues
  • Substance Abuse
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Self Esteem issues
  • Co-dependence
  • Behavior changes

Greg works with adults and youth.

Dawn Linnick,
Career Coach

Whether you need a strong & dynamic resume, job interview preparation or a discussion about your career, Dawn Linnick can help!  Dawn has extensive experience effectively helping people land the job of their dreams.  She helps her clients to clarify career or education options, identify skills & strengths as well as skill gaps and how to deal with them, and to develop action plans for employment.  Dawn creates impressive resumes, conducts job interview practice sessions and she offers guidance about the job search in the current job market. 

 

 

 

Marcy Atchison
Office Manager Extraordinaire

 

 

Penney Murphy
B.A., B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W.
President / Owner

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