Joseph St.Paul Graham MC:AT, CCC, RCAT
Joseph Graham is a Canadian Certified Counsellor and Registered Art Therapist who has worked in the Yukon since 2001. Joseph helps people and families of all ages to communicate difficult issues and to face their challenges in an inspired and creative way.
Joseph has professional training and experience with individual, couples, group and family counselling on a range of issues including trauma, grief and loss, relationships, transitions, attachment, addictions and meaning making. With compassion and creativity, Joseph offers professional problem solving for people wanting efficient, positive change.
Pat Bragg, BA, BEd
Pat has extensive experience in the field of peacemaking, conflict resolution, mediation, parenting assessment, and clinical training. She has worked as a mediator in both public and private practice for over 20 years. Pat’ s qualifications include degrees in English Literature, Counselling and Education and a Teaching and School Administration Certificate. She has been certified in negotiation and mediation skills through the Justice Institute of British Columbia’ s Conflict Resolution Program and Child Protection Mediation. She has been certified to use and train others in the Virginia Satir Model of Counselling by the Satir Professional Development Institute of Manitoba.
A valued member of the Conflict Resolution/Peacemaking community in Canada, she has presented her work at the national level at many conferences. Most recently, Pat has worked for as a family mediator, parent coach and evaluator, with official designation from the Attorney General and Minister of Justice of Manitoba, Canada at Family Conciliation in Winnipeg. The current focus of her private practice is parent coaching and coordination, personal injury mediation, family mediation and personal growth coaching. She continues to train therapists in Dubai, Turkey and the Kingdom of Bahrain. Pat believes in supporting individuals, couples and families to weather conflict and changes in their circumstances.
Meg Grudeski BA (Psychology), MA (Counselling Psychology), CCC
Meg began her work in the mental health and counselling field more than a decade ago, working with street outreach teams and in youth shelters. Her harm reduction approach was honed in that work, and continues to grow out of a core belief in meeting folks where they're at in their lives. Since moving with her partner to the Yukon in 2013, Meg completed her formal graduate studies in counselling psychology, adopted two "Yukon Special" rescue dogs, completed her registration as a Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C), and has recently been added as a Health Canada service provider. Her counselling practice is complemented by her work as a Master Trainer and facilitator of both Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and SafeTALK. Through these educational workshops, Meg has been fortunate to travel the territory, and provide suicide safety training to more than 500 Yukoners.
Meg works primarily from a narrative and humanistic lens, with clinical experience in solution-focused, harm reduction, and cognitive-behavioural models. She has specialized experience with teens and youth, working in Northern contexts, and with addictions.
Presently, Meg provides services to individual persons – of any gender or orientation – aged 10 and older. She is currently accepting new clients to her caseload. Meg has been approved by most benefits coverage, is Health Canada eligible (NIHB and IRS programs), and accepts private pay.
Tayo Adamek, MA, CCC
Tayo Adamek is a Canadian Certified Counsellor. Tayo was raised in the Yukon and draws on these experiences to inform his counselling approach in working with northern populations. Tayo comes from a diverse background which has given him important experiences informing his therapeutic approach. He is trained in EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) and uses an eclectic approach to therapy utilizing various modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural, Person-Centred, and Existential Therapy. Before working as counsellor Tayo worked with youth through experiential learning traveling to Yukon's communities and other rural areas in Canada's north.
Tayo has a welcoming and warm counselling style and emphasizes the valuable relationship between client and counsellor. Tayo has experience working with but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, suicide, self-harm, grief, and anger.
Kat Roberts, MA, B.ED, MACP, CCC-Q Canadian Clinical Counsellor
I value my connections and relationships with the people that I work with. I believe that
everyone has strengths and resources to draw from, but know that at times we are all faced with
situations that are unsettling and uncomfortable. I am committed to helping clients develop
awareness, knowledge and skills in order to feel better.
My theoretical approach is eclectic and person centred. I respect and value the unique
perspectives and backgrounds of clients that I am connected to. I work with children, youth and
adults to support well being through attention to physical, social and emotional variables that
Juliette Anglehart Zedda, BA Eastern Philosophy & Cultural Studies, MC Psychology, Certified Body-Centered Psychotherapist, CCC
Juliette Anglehart Zedda has been in private practice for almost 20 years. She is a psychosomatic and expressive art therapist certified with CCPA. She makes use of Rolfing Structural Integration, CranioSacral, Yoga, EMDR, Hakomi and intermodal arts.
She works with all ages, families, couples or groups. She has experience with counselling people who feel depleted addressing trauma, addiction, grief, depression and anxiety. She also has experience with coaching people who want to find grow in their authenticity, seeking power in a responsible way, meaning and fulfilment. She also teaches yoga and facilitates groups with the Northern Social Institute for Justice and the Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute. She believes that her work consists in assisting clients finding their higher SELF and reconnecting to divine intelligence.
Mark Kelly, BA (Child and Youth Care), MEd (Counselling), CCC
Mark Kelly is a Canadian Certified Counsellor who has provided individual and group counselling for children, youth, individuals and families for over twenty-five years. He has provided therapeutic services in isolated, rural and urban settings throughout Canada's North. While Mark primarily works with clients addressing trauma, he has extensive experience with individual and group counselling to address addictions, anger management, anxiety, couples, conflicts, depression, self-harm and suicide. As well, he deals with family conflict, grief and loss, mental health, parent-teen conflict, personal issues, and youth issues. Mark also uses photography as a creative medium for personal and social change.
Mark also provides workshops covering diverse topics such as abuse prevention, suicide prevention and intervention, community building, emotional literacy, living in relationships, stages of change and parenting troubled youth. Mark works extensively with first nation communities and residential school survivors and their families. Mark was a part of the clinical team for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and he is currently the Clinical Director for Northern Focus Counselling and Support Services.