Daphne Spence MSW, RSW

Daphne is a Registered Social Worker, RSW, and Psychotherapist. treating individuals, couples, and families, from a relational, psychoanalytic perspective. Daphne specializes in working with children, youth and adults coping with anxiety, stress and depression, low self-esteem, grief and bereavement. Daphne's 25+ years of experience includes facilitating groups focused on conflict resolution and assertiveness training for women and anger management for incarcerated young offenders aged 15-18. 
Daphne is executive director of Elgin Counselling and Mediation and has now been in private practice for over 20 years. Daphne has been dedicated to working with Social Work Interns for much of this time, having established the status of Senior Field Practice Educator, Kings University College and Part-time Practicum Professor, Wilford Laurie University. 

Donna Sousa MSW, RSW

Donna is a Master of Social Work who has been in the field for over 11 years. Donna provides counselling for trauma, stress, anxiety, depression and general mental health. Donna is currently seeing adults, children and couples. 

Sue McLean MSW, RSW


Sue is a Master of Social Worker, who has been in the field for 30 years.

With beginnings in Family and Children services, Youth Justice and mental health; Sue has practiced for the past 25 years in health care. Within the hospital environment Sue's area of specialty were, trauma, chronic illness and pediatric critical care/emergency. 

Sue approaches her work with clients from a compassionate, strengths based perspective; with a belief with  therapeutic support and guidance, client can ultimately build the necessary tools to empower themselves toward positive, meaningful change.  

Hugh Hill RSSW

Hugh is a Registered Social Service Worker, with a background in counselling, Violence Against Women issues, First Nations issues, both in community and urban, as well as public speaking and training. Hugh embraces his First Nations culture, and teachings, not only in his personal life but also in his work. Hugh offers individual counselling for stress, anxiety, and emotional support.

Kathleen Lowe MSW, RSW

Kathleen is a registered Social Worker who has been practicing in the field for over 22 years.  She has her Masters in Social Work and has been training Social Work interns for two decades.  Kathleen is a trauma informed practitioner who integrates different therapy modalities depending on the unique needs of those she is helping. She has experience working with youth and adults. 

Life’s unexpected challenges and personal issues can be hard to deal with on our own or with those who might not understand what we are going through.  Kathleen works collaboratively in her counselling relationships to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere that encourages growth within and outside of the counselling setting.  Kathleen has helped those looking for assistance with their mental health, relationships, substance abuse, anger and unhealthy relationship/family dynamics.  She assists individuals to build upon their existing skill set to help strengthen a more authentic connection with themselves and others.

Wendy Benoit

Wendy is currently on a leave.