All of our therapists are licensed, verified and background-checked. Working with a Core Centre therapist will give you an unbiased, trained perspective and provide you with the guidance and tools to help you feel better. When it comes to your mental health, the right therapist makes all the difference.

Meet Our Counsellors

Christina Chan

Registered Social Worker.
Languages: English and Cantonese.
Credentials: R.S.W, MSocSc, B.S.W, CICAPP (candidate), CAPCT (student member).
Area of Expertise: Anxiety and Stress Management, Depression, Identity Development, Identity Crisis, Life Transitions, Academic Transitions, Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, Parent-Child relationships, Academic and School Related Challenges, Trauma and loss, Relationship Issues, Grief, Parent Support and Guidance, Mental Health Issues, Navigating community resources.
Modality: Individuals, Family.
Types of Therapy: Play Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Strengths Based Approach, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Practice, Person Centred Approach.
Age Group: Children and Adolescents (4-17), Adults (18-21), Parents.

Christina is a dedicated child and adolescent psychotherapist specializing in psychoanalysis and play therapy. As a registered social worker and candidate at the Canadian Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy CICAPP, she brings a wealth of expertise and commitment to supporting young individuals through the challenges of childhood and adolescence. Christina specializes in helping parents, their children and adolescents navigate through their developmental challenges. She specializes in supporting individuals who experienced developmental trauma or other attachment related difficulties, as well as anxiety, lack of confidence, depression, anger, and or relationship difficulties and more. Her approach is grounded in creating a safe, nurturing space where young clients can explore their thoughts and feelings with confidence. Child therapy can help foster positive self image, creating positive coping methods and instilling a positive outlook on life.

As a registered social worker, she has over 15+ years working in community mental health agencies providing intensive case management services to individuals and families struggling with mental health issues to walk alongside in their recovery journey. Following her passion and dedication in helping young children and adolescents, she furthered her learning and growth in this field through Canadian Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy CICAPP to advance her knowledge in understanding childhood development and skills in working with child and adolescents.

If you’re seeking support for your child during a challenging time, Christina is here to embark a journey of self-discovery and healing and empowerment. If you want to gain a deeper understanding of your child’s needs and want coaching to parent with understanding and awareness, Christina is here to guide and walk you through. Together, you can navigate the complexities of your developing child and foster positive growth and change.

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Christina Chan

Registered Social Worker. Languages: English and Cantonese. Credentials: R.S.W, MSocSc,...

David Onuoha

Registered Psychotherapist (Q).
Languages: English.
Areas of Expertise: Meaninglessness, Couples Therapy,Trauma and PTSD, Life Transitions (grief over retirement, separation, loss of movement, etc.), Codependency, Anger Management, Relationship Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Spiritual Care.
Age groups: Mature Adults 30+
Modalities: Individuals, Couples.

David is a registered psychotherapist (qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and is a member of the Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (CASC). David has been working at the Community Counselling Centre of London and has worked with clients of various ages and life situations. David believes in taking a collaborative approach to help clients reach their goals. He has been working at the Community Counselling Centre of London with clients of various ages and life situations, including grief over retiring, the loss of autonomy and independence due to age or accident, and the perceived loss of importance to society in general. His process involves creating a non-judgmental space where mutual exploration of past experiences and present situations can blossom into discoveries of meaning and purpose. David uses an existential, solution focused, and narrative therapeutic approach which is informed by his own life experience. He has experience working with individuals in the corporate world, helping them learn to find and maintain work-life balance, and over ten years experience in communication.

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David Onuoha

Registered Psychotherapist (Q). Languages: English. Areas of Expertise: Meaninglessness, Couples...

Dr. Navodhi Hewage

Dr. Navodhi Hewage completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at California Southern University with honor ward, Magna Cum Laude and has over 15+ years of experience in developmental and mental health and currently working as a Dual Diagnosis Clinician for 11 years, in Kinark Child and Family Services. Currently, Dr. Hewage is working towards completing field placement hours under Dr. Antczak’s supervision and seeking eligibility for registration with the College of Psychologists in Ontario. Dr. Hewage’s training and experience in clinical psychology include providing enhanced service navigation for families with complex needs, assisting in conducting multidisciplinary assessments, and parent coaching. In addition, Dr. Hewage conducts behavioural assessments, designs positive behaviour support plans, and provides staff coaching and treatment recommendations for youth involved in Youth Justice at Syl Apps Secure Treatment Program.

She specializes in working across the lifespan with a particular focus on children, young adults, transition-aged youth, and their parents. Dr. Hewage provides consultations for a range of developmental concerns such as autism, ADHD, and learning disabilities and mental health concerns related to mood disorders, anxiety-related disorders, and emotional regulation challenges. Dr. Hewage believes in tailoring treatment to the unique needs of each individual and employing an integrative approach from multiple treatment modalities such as play therapy, applied behaviour analysis, cognitive behaviour therapy, and didactical behaviour therapy. She has a strong passion for helping families and young people, improve their overall mental well-being and quality of life. Dr. Hewage is also a mother of three teenagers with experiences navigating the mental health systems and child advocacy as a parent. Dr. Navodhi provides in-person services on weekends and she speaks English and Sinhalese!

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Dr. Navodhi Hewage

Dr. Navodhi Hewage completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at...

Marva Johnson

Registered Psychotherapist
Credentials: RP, M.Div.
Languages: English.
Areas of expertise: Credentials: RP, M.Div. Languages: English. Areas of expertise: Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioural Issues, Coping Skills, Depression, Family Conflict, Grief, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Women’s issues, Mental Health.
Age groups: Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19), Adults, Elders (65+).
Modalities: Individuals, Couples, Family, Group.
Type of Therapy: Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Emotionally Focused, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT).

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Marva Johnson

Registered Psychotherapist Credentials: RP, M.Div. Languages: English. Areas of expertise:...