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Individual Members who have chosen to be listed in the directory have their contact information listed below. Members who wish to be listed in the Member Directory should contact the President of the APNWT.  

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Bryan Austin, Registered Psychologist

Private Practice


  • Counselling 

  • Psycho-educational Assessment

  • Trauma Assessment and Intervention

  • Risk Assessment

  • Consultation

  • Specialize in working with Adolescents and Adults


Austin Psychology

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Vincent Belanger, Registered Psychologist

NOTE:  Vincent will not be accepting patients from August 2023-August 2024


  • Counselling and psychotherapy for adults and adolescents

  • CBT for Mood and Anxiety Disorders

  • Bilingual counselling (English and French)

  • Trauma Certified EMDR Therapist

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program

Part-time Private Practice (after hours)

Full-time Community Mental Health Clinic


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Al Bowerman, Registered Psychologist

Full-time Private Practice


  • General Counselling 

  • Employee and Family Assistance Programs

  • Children & Youth

  • Psychological Assessment

  • Trauma

  • Couples & Family Counselling



  • Phone:  867-445-2135

  • Unit #3-A, 480 Range Lake Rd. Yellowknife, NT.  X1A 3R9

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Rebecca Bruser, Registered Psychologist

Part-time private practice


  •  Pluralistic approach to Counselling for adults and adolescents

  •  Stress, Depression and Anxiety

  •  Trauma and Borderline Personality Disorder

  •  Relationship issues

  •  Couple counselling, including intimacy and sexuality


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Merril Dean, Registered Psychologist

Full Time Private Practice


  • Psycho-educational assessment, testing, and intervention - children, teens and adults

  • Consultation and Training in psycho-educational fields

  • Adult cognitive assessments

  • Post-secondary assessments

  • Capacity assessments for guardianship/trusteeship


Dean Educational and Psychological Consulting

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Adrienne Fillatre, Registered Psychologist

Employer - GNWT

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Felicia Gormaly MEd., CCC, PS (IP), Registered Psychologist

Private Practice

I work form a Feminist, trauma-informed relational psychology lens, and value a client-focused, culturally safe approach.  I treat a wide range of clinical concerns including: Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, Relationship and Parently Concerns, Couples, and, Personality Disorders.  I have clinical expertise in the treatment of trauma and PTSD and have 5-plus years of working with Northern Indigenous communities with peiople negatively affected by the residential school genocide. I offer inperson sessions in my office in Winnipeg, MB and secure virtual sessions for clients in rural locations or the NWT

161 #1 Stafford Street

Winnipeg, MB

Phone:  431-277-5643


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Leili Heidema, Registered Psychologist

Private Practice


  • Stress, anxiety, depression, panic and mood disorders

  • Trauma and PTSD (EMDR therapy)

  • Marriage and couples therapy

  • Grief, loss, transitions

  • Psychological assessments



Phone: 867-888-3882


Office: Boreal Sun Building, 8 Breynat St., Fort Smith, NT

Available for virtual sessions to clients across the NWT

**Accepting new clients

Heidema Group - psychologists & counsellors

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Jon Hunt, Registered Psychologist

Full Time Private Practice


  • Clinical and Counselling Psychology

  • Individual and couples counselling for adloescents and adults

  • Trauma processing, integration and healthing from its effects, including: PTSD; C-PTSD; Colonial, Residential School, and Generalation Truama; Dissociative Identify Disorders; and, Personality Disorders such as Borderline, Dependent and Narcissistic

  • Mood Disorders, including Depression, Anxiety, Panic, and Bipolar

  • Grief, loss, transitions, and managing highly stressful life events

  • ADHD and other Neuroatypical presentations

  • Training: EMDR; Internal Family Systems (IFS); Mindfulness; Indigenous approaches to healing; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT); Mindfulness-Based Cogntive Therapy (MBCT), and Trauma Focused Cognitive Bheaviour Therapy (TF_CBT); Somatic approaches and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE); Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy; nutrition, and psychological assessments..

Accepting new clients - Virtual across the NWT and In-Person (Hay River, Ft. Smith, Ft. Resolution, Ft. Providence).


Jon Hunt


867-875-8266 or 519-221-5686

Office Location:  8 Cambridge Place, Har River, NT  X0E 0R2

River and Roots Counselling and Psychological Services

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Jodi Kapicki, Registered Psychologist

Full Time Private Practice


  • EMDRIA approvied EMDR Therapy Consultant

  • Licensed EMDR therapist

  • Individuals, couples, families,

  • Complex trauma, trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, PTSD, Residential School

  • Adults/children


Jodi Kapicki Counselling Services/Northstar

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Dr. Danielle McPhail, Ph. D., Registered Psychologist

Part-time Virtual private practice  

Decolonial counselling for adolescents and adults.  


  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Colonial Trauma

  • Eating Disorders

  • Grief and Loss

  • Intergenerational Trauma

  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Therapeutic Modalities

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

  • Psychological Assessments

  • Trauma-Informed Yoga and Breathwork



Phone: (867) 686-2156


Danielle Sarah McPhail

Danielle McPhail

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Irene Miller, Registered Psychologist

Full-Time Virtual Practice


General psychotherapy (depression, anxiety, mood disorder, grief & loss, stress)


Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Somatic Experience (SE)

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Marriage and Couples Counselling

Psychological  assessment

Accepting clients for virtual and telehealth session across the NWT  



Irene Miller

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Dr. Taravat Ostovar, Registered Psychologist

Private Practice

  Fortitude Centre for Wellbeing

Services Offcered (via Virtual for time being)

  • Individual, marriage, couple and family therapy

  • Child and adolescent assessment and therapy

  • Psychological Assessment

  • Trauma Focused Therapy

  • Attachment Focused Therapy

  • Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Therapy

  • Pain Management

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing and Behaviour Modification

  • Brief Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)

  • Children Theraplay

  • Logotherapy, Compassion, and Positive Psychology

  • Supervision of Interns and Practicum Students

  • Consultation services

  • Group workshops, webinars, and training

Phone 604-349-7060

Booking Site:

Fortitude Centre For Wellbeing

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Wendy Reece-Wile, Registered Psychologist RETIRED NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS

Part-Time Private Practice


  • trauma

  • stress and anxiety

  • depression

  • Children and Youth Assessment and Counselling

Call 867-445-8890

Wile Counselling and Psychological Services

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Shayla Richards, Registered Psychologist

Full Time Private Practice


  • Educational Psychology (assessment, consultation, and Professional Development)

  • Capacity Assessments for Guardianship/Trusteeship



Phone:  867-688-1692


Continuum North Comprehensive Education and Health Services

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Cynthia Russell, Registered Psychologist

Part-time Private Practice

ONLY providing Virtual and Telepsychology Appointments


  • Trauma

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Grief


Soulstice Counselling Services

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D. Bruce Smith, Registered Psychologist

Full Time Private Practice


  • Residential School Trauma, Intergenerational Trauma

  • Stress, anxiety & mood disorders

  • PTSD

  • Couple Counselling, relationship issues, job related stress, EAP

  • Family of Origin issues

  • EMDR Practitioner

  • Forensic work and work within the Justice system

  • Supervision of Intern Psychologists and Counsellors


  • 867-669-0621

  • #3 Otto Drive, Yellowknife, NT  X1A 2T9

D. Bruce Smith & Associates

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