Rhodes Alumni Counsellor & Life Coach Directory

We are honoured to bring you a list of our graduates who have chosen to list their services on our Alumni Directory. All of our graduates have received significant training to help them become professional coaches and counsellors. Directory listing does not guarantee their ability to help every individual and Rhodes Wellness College does not guarantee the work of every graduate. We always urge potential clients to find the best counsellors and coaches that work for their unique situations.

Anca Allnutt

Certified Life Coach

General Studies Diploma with a focus in psychology from Douglas College
Certified Life Coach from Rhodes Wellness College

Working with families to help parents flourish, as individuals and within their family.

Helping to create harmony in Families. From within the family for the family.

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Lexxus Anderson


I am a grounded and passionate counsellor that comes from a place of curiosity and empathy from both my own lived experience of trauma, depression, anxiety and PMDD and also from the work I’ve put into my own healing. I believe that resilience and self worth is very powerful in overcoming change, transition and trauma.

Ana Atem

PCD, BA, MA) Counsellor, RPC-C, RTC-c

Hi there! My name is Ana, I am a Registered Counsellor in Vancouver BC.My practice is trauma-informed, compassionate and client-centered. My passion is to support my clients by getting in touch with their inner wisdom and restoring the connection with themselves, and creating a safe place for them to reflect, feel their emotions, share their stories and challenges.…

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Ben Blackman


I have been interested in the world of counselling and psychology for as long as I can remember. I’ve always searched for the knowledge to understand myself better and enjoy helping others to understand themselves. I help people who are struggling with grief, death, loss and anxiety. As client and counsellor, we will work together to look at the issues coming up for you and ways that we can help you discover growth, connection and emotion.

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Sharon Cameron

Certified Life Coach

Shy girl, now a Certified Life Coach and Wellness Counsellor. When the pain of staying where you are is greater than the fear of changing you will find the courage to make a change. I’ve gone through painful transitions in my career and relationships and I know how scary it can be to contemplate change I also know that getting through that fear and uncertainty to the other side can be life-changing…that you can live the life you desire.

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Tamar Chanté


I am deeply committed and passionate about healing, growing, and evolving. I graduated from Rhodes Wellness College with a Professional Counsellor Diploma. I am Registered Professional Counsellor – Candidate (RPC-C) with the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association. I have a private Counselling practice with amazing and diverse clients. It is truly an honour to guide and hold space for people as they process their issues and restore their well-being.

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Veronica Chase


Finding clarity on who you are by diving into your beliefs, values and self. We will work together to explore where you are and how you got there. See where you want to go and bridge the gap in-between through action and clarity. If you are in transition, just out of a relationship, in a new one or wanting to better the one you have.

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Mary Chipman


Mary Chipman is a wellness coach specializing in helping women find their inner joy and live it out in the world with creativity, health, joy, and purpose. She is certified as a life coach by Rhodes Wellness College and also has a Mental Health First Aid Certificate from The Mental Health Commission of Canada.

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Susie Culp

RTC & RPC – Candidate

As a Therapeutic Counsellor and Coach, I help people get unstuck and learn to love and become the best versions of themselves. We can start this journey together through awareness, mindfulness, boundary setting, listening to our bodies, and turning the love inward.

Before starting my journey to become a Therapeutic Counsellor and Coach, I worked for 16 years as a payroll and benefits professional.…

Connor Dales


Since 2018, I’ve been working as a personal life and business coach, ensuring that clients get clear on their direction and providing guidance to best obtain their goals.  More recently, since 2020, I have directed my primary focus toward working with small & medium-sized businesses as a business coach-consultant. Specifically, my company works with businesses involved in innovative industries that are creative-focused.

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Michèle Dawn

Life Alignment Coach, ACC

I help people uncover the limiting stories that are blocking them and teach them the tools to approach work/life stressors in a way that brings them more peace, clarity, and focus so they spend less time worrying and more time creating a life that is powerfully aligned. My coaching approach takes into account the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of a person.

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Kandice Dondona

Counsellor, RPC

I am Kandice Dondona, RPC registered with the Canadian Professional Counselling Assocation. As a Holistic Clinical Counsellor and Life Coach, I have discovered ways to achieve more balance in my personal life and have greatly improved my health and well-being. Let me share some tools with you, so you can take steps to create a life that you desire.

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Holly Drage

Counsellor, RPC-C

I have 20 years of work experience in various helping roles with youth, families, and people struggling with addiction, depression, anxiety, and parenting. Working holistically with my clients includes mind, body and spirit. I approach my work from a strength based perspective and honouring the experiences of my clients as unique humans with the ability to learn and grow as they share their challenges.

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Allyson Epp

Life Coach, BSc, BEd

Hello! I’m a certified K-12 teacher, an ICF trained Life Coach and a Blissology trained yoga instructor. I have a B.Sc of Kinesiology in active health and rehabilitation, certificate in health & fitness, and a B.Ed with a focus in Outdoor & Environmental Education.

My passion is to support individuals in living their best life through movement, nature therapy and tapping into your true self.

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Jean Erasmus


Jean earned her designation as a Registered Professional Counsellor and is a member of the Canadian Professional Counsellors Assoociation.  She is able to draw from her skill set and life experiences to help people with their physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.  As a Certified Life Coach, Jean can also help them build healthier relationships and reach personal goals.nIndigenous Services Canada has designated Jean to provide therapeutic services for Residential School Survivors and their families in the Yellowknife area.…

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Sandika Joy Evergreen

Hi, I’m Sandika. It’s okay to need healing, and it’s okay to allow yourself to receive healing and support. I believe that the first step toward healing and change begins with having at least one person in our lives who we trust. The foundation of my coaching practice is to create a container of safety, understanding and trust.

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Jazmin Feschuk


As a First Nations woman, going back to the beginning of my journey, I have walked with addiction, grief and loss, anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. I have the ability to connect, enlightened and show compassion for people who need guidance in their life to find their purpose.
What limiting beliefs are living rent free in your mind?

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Ruby Fremon

Ruby Fremon is a gifted Seer, transformative Guide, life coach, Kambô Practitioner, speaker, and author of “Potent Leadership.” She has helped thousands of leaders gain the confidence to quit performing, crystalize their messaging, and lead their lives with integrity and intimacy.

An expert on personal growth and inner work, Ruby is the host of the top-rated podcast “Potent Truth” and has appeared in over 100 publications and podcasts.

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Deanna Goodson


Deanna Goodson is a certified and credentialed life coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), I’ve helped my clients in a variety of life areas and am familiar with Cognitive Behavior therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior therapy (DBT). I love helping people who want to live better lives and make lasting changes to build new habits using the Transtheoretical or Prochaska Change Model.

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Kevin William Grant


I am Kevin; an action-oriented approach to therapy and life coaching will help you take decisive and transformational steps that create positive, healthy, balanced, and rewarding lives. I am passionate about supporting clients to recover from emotional and mental health issues. I bring tools from Cognitive, Narrative, Solution-Focused, Trauma-Informed, and Person-Centre approaches to my work with clients.

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Hannah Grossmith

Life Coaching Certificate

I work with people to raise their consciousness in relationships because I believe connection and self-awareness is a crucial part to leading a more fulfilled life. Challenging and re-defining the toxic, self-defeating messaging that we’ve been sold is part of my mission as a coach. I will encourage you to question what you’ve been taught and instead practice filtering out-dated notions through your own critical thinking and intuition.

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Janice Ha


I believe sharing our stories about our personal experiences can awaken our awareness, stretch our hearts, and help us heal” Do you feel like you are on a path of self sabotage and feel stuck? Do you live mostly in your head where it is noisy and chaotic? I believe you can transform negative limiting beliefs, neverending fears and uncertainties.…

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Laura Hemmerling


After years of unhealthy coping skills to deal with anxiety, depression and burnout, I reached out for Counselling, and completely changed my life.  I have always had an interest in Psychology, which I minored in while completing my business degree back in 2005.  Since then, I have worked with people in corporate settings, focusing on Human Resources.  

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Dustin Hogan


As a counsellor who works with men, I aim to be the kind of counsellor I would want to see for my mental and emotional health. My approach to therapy is supportive, action-oriented, and encouraging. I have a number of powerful tools, strategies, and skills that I share with my clients so they can live up to their full potential and keep moving forward – especially on days that are challenging.

Kenneth Vander Horst

Certified Life Coach

I am 51 years old, and identify as he / him / his.

I offer coaching services online (by zoom, whatsapp, or messenger) or in person in Smithers BC.  Through 45 minute sessions, I seek to empower clients in their thinking, goal-setting, and accountability processes.  

Specialties include:

Career transitioning
Adoption coaching & support
Workplace dynamics
Non-profit executive leadership
post-depression life management
Anxiety coaching

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Stacey Huget


I came to coaching and counselling having spent thirty years in community consultation, facilitation, social advocacy, and executive leadership for business, government, and non-profit organizations – and twenty years recovering from my own addiction and mental health challenges. In both the professional and personal realms, I understand how off track we can become, how much despair we can experience, and how true freedom is possible, from within.

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Haley Jane


Haley Jane is an intuitive counsellor and holistic life coach, currently residing on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples. She believes within every person lies a treasure chest full of wisdom and beauty waiting to be discovered, and with this awareness, we as individuals carry the power to set ourselves free. Haley Jane has worked with all walks of life and takes a gentle, intuitive approach, supporting those who are on the journey to healing their childhood trauma while cultivating a healthy self esteem, and strong sense of independence.

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Laura Amada Jones


I am a trauma informed counsellor that offer an eclectic style of counselling. My practice focuses on first and foremost establishing safety , trust and connection in the counsellor – client relationship. i offer in person sessions as well as online. I have a flexible schedule that fits your needs outside of “regular hours”.

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Melanie Karl


Hello and welcome. My name is Melanie and I am a Registered Professional Counsellor candidate with the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association. I provide a warm, welcoming, and safe space for clients to express and move towards their therapeutic goals. The space I offer is inclusive, non-judgmental and anchored in compassion and presence.

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Cassia Kejick

Registered Professional Counsellor, RPC

I  am a mental health provider that practices wellness and holistic counselling. I have been trained in several different modalities and always approach each client individually. I practice client centred counselling through a biopsychosocial model. I am culturally competent and sensitive to each clients cultural background and independent needs. I believe that each client has their own answers within them but at times they need guidance and direction to connect with those answers.

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Rochelle Kelava

Counsellor, RPC-C, PCD

I am a Registered Professional Counsellor – Candidate (RPC-C) with the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association. I work with individuals online and in-person through Moving Forward Therapy in Vancouver. I am also a certified coach and yoga teacher, offering coaching and wellness services through my private practice called Fjaka Wellness.

When we work together, you will be met with compassion and curiosity.

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Corinna Killeen


Hello, I’m Corinna,

I have personally struggled with anxiety, grief and trauma and understand how difficult it can be. I chose to be a counsellor because I was able to make it through the most difficult times in my life which included the death of my younger brother after a lifelong battle with kidney disease and a car accident that left me with chronic pain for many years.

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Ivica Kuchtova


I am a Life Coach. I am based in Vancouver, offering coaching online in English, Slovak and Czech. I work with creatives and young professionals

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Agata Labedzki

Counsellor, RTC

I am a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor RTC ID: 3064 and a member of the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada ACCT.

In my practice, with constant supervision, I work with adult people. I conduct therapy and help clients who struggle with mental discomfort. I follow standards of practice and code of ethics of the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada.

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Marie Lacrampe

While being passionate about peace in the world for as long as I can remember, I was struggling to manage my own anger. My education in science and IT didn’t help. When I started working, I knew that anger was not an emotion allowed at work, but conflicting situations happened frequently as part of the life of the project.

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Frannie LeBel

Life Coaching

Intuitive horse channeller.  Guiding you to your inner-truth towards authentic living.

Areas of Specialization: Equine guided spiritual coaching. Working in partnership with or without my horses, I offer spiritual coaching, developing awareness, clarity, purpose to create a reality that is authentic to the client’s truth and inner divine light.

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Kira Lynne

Counsellor, BA, RPC, MPCC, CCPCPR

My name  name is Kira Lynne and I am a Registered Professional Counsellor, Master Practitioner of Clinical Counselling, Life Coach, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, reiki master and teacher, life skills coach, facilitator, educator, writer, meditator, mindful eater, lover of life, food, freedom and joy. My career path has taken many twists and turns.

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Jessica McGann

Life & Mindset Coach

Hi Im’ Jess! I’m an Actress, TV Producer and, my favourite of them all, A Life Coach. As your Coach, I am here to listen, support, and guide you on your mental and emotional well-being journey. Think of me as your personal cheerleader, accountability buddy, and well-educated wellness bestie. I’m a Life and Mindset Coach who partners with clients in the dismantling of limiting beliefs, regulation of the nervous system, establishment of healthy boundaries and development of a strong sense of self-efficacy so they can freely evolve into a life that feels aligned, fulfilling, and limitless.

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Victoria Mercedes Rose Younker


I’ve been studying and working in the holistic healing field for 9 years and am passionate about holding therapeutic space for people as they uncover and discover the deepest parts of themselves.

Throughout my own healing journey, I’ve found profound value in using a holistic approach. There are multiple aspects of ourselves when it comes to our healing and the way we move through the world (mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual).

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Nogol Mesgarani

Registered Therapeutic Counselor, BA, MBA, RTC

Hello! I am Nogol, a recent immigrant to Canada from Iran. I offer a unique, multicultural perspective in my work. I immigrated to Canada in search of a better life and greater freedom. My personal experience of living in two countries and adapting to a new culture has given me a deep understanding of change, healing, and emotions.

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Genieve Morison

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor RTC

Genieve Morison has always had an innate curiosity about this life experience and loves diving deep in conversations and connecting with humans in meaningful ways. These qualities have great impact on the space she holds and the work she does.

She was first launched into this work when she suffered a series of concussions, throwing  her into an identity crisis and a variety of physical, mental and emotional challenges.

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Amanda Moule

RTC – Registered Therapeutic Counsellor

I support clients who choose to work with me by supporting their exploration of their emotions, symptoms, difficulties, behaviours, or mental health challenges that are coming up from them that maybe connected to their childhood experiences or difficult life experiences or traumas. Making connections and exploring your deep inner emotions and experiences in a safe and inviting space where I bring my personal understanding of healing and transformation from trauma to be able to provide empathetic and judgement-free support where you can feel comfortable exploring hard subjects and learn new skills and coping strategies.…

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Marie Naubert

Life Coach ACC

Curious and artistic by nature, I’ve always been interested in the big existential questions and complexities of the human mind and spirit.
My life journey continues to include studies and practices in the diverse fields of spirituality, psychology, personal development and the arts. In the last 10 years, end-of-life, grief and relational trauma have particularly captivated me.

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Lucy Nesbitt


Welcome to Resonant Energy Therapy. My name is Lucy Nesbitt (she/they) and I am a settler sharing my time between so called Toronto on Treaty 13 Land and so called Edmonton on Treaty 6 land. My mission is to bring warmth and light to facilitate an authentic and compassionate healing space to all those in need of me, predominantly women, nonbinary folks and those who identify as artists, in order to best support their empowerment and healthy wellbeing.

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Amy O’Coin


Currently accepting new clients online (Couples & Individuals) / / Are you facing a major life event such as change in relationship (romantic or otherwise), moving, change of job or career? Are you struggling with anxiety, the effects of trauma or stress? Are you looking for help to identify, process and communicate the emotions you are feeling?…

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Jenny Olsen

Life Coach, Nutritionist, Wellness Counsellor

Life Coach, Ayurvedic Health Coach, Nutritionist, Wellness Counsellor and Yoga Teacher.

I am an old soul, modern-day woman, Mother, Ayurvedic Wellness Counsellor and entrepreneur. I believe in living your truth. My calling is that people experience connection, health and Wellness by deepening their relationship to themselves through body, mind, Spirit and the power of Community.

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Colleen Otto


I am an ACC Certified ADHD and Parenting Coach based out of Ontario, Canada. I also have 20 years of experience working in Special Education, in both elementary and high school settings. I have extensive knowledge of ADHD and strategies that work to calm the chaos. I left my career with the school board due to injuries that would not allow me to perform my job to the best of my abilities.

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Jennifer Purcell

Life Coach, ACC, BA

I’m Jennifer Purcell and my mission is to create more equitable workplaces. I have been a coach for 4 years and also have 30 years’ experience in management roles with government.

Through lived experience, I understand the impact of racial bias, discrimination and systemic barriers have on career advancement and sense of belonging of racialized employees.

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Cynthia Ramsay


I am a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor and a member in good standing of the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada.  I am a Certified Life Coach, and have End of Life Doula training.  I’m also a wife, mother, dog lover, and Christ follower.  I enjoy good food, music, reading, gardening, walking dogs with my neighbors, spending time with family and friends, game nights, and laughing hard. 

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Alyssa Schneider

Alyssa Schneider is a Life & Empowerment Coach. She believes wholeheartedly that we each have the ability to create the reality of our wildest dreams and fall deeply in love with our lives & ourselves. In her work, Alyssa invites in the integration of the mind, body, emotions, and soul to help women step into their most powerful selves in their wholeness & fullness.

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Subrath Shrestha


Over 10 years of experience serving multi barrier population and persons with disabilities in employment and settlement counselling service sector in lower mainland. Registered Clinical Counselllor (RCC), BCACC, Vancouver, BC, Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP), BCCDA, Vancouver, BC, Master of Science in Counselling, University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

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Todd Simon

Being involved in the healing arts for more than two decades, Todd has helped people live a life they deserve rather than the one they’ve accepted.

Areas of Specialization: Anxiety, stress management, sports performance and negative thinking patterns

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Presley Smith


I specialize in nutritional coaching and customized meal plans. I am also a Breathwork coach. I enjoy promoting a rest and digest mentality by taking the stress out of meal planning. Offering plans catered to the clients personal needs. I enjoy promoting healthy breathing and using Breathwork to regulate the body’s systems. I offer (temporary) online services with in person office visits available soon.…

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Andressa Taverna


I am a certified Life Coach, Registered Counsellor and Full Spectrum Doula based in Vancouver, BC (land of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ / sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples). I assist individuals and couples into deep acceptance and the healing power of the radical inclusion of all parts of ourselves. I believe that everyone deserves to feel heard, to feel supported and to realize their goals and dreams.

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Isabel Thao Tran


I am Vietnamese bilingual registered therapist, and I am passionate to support cross-cultural, multicultural families and individuals who struggle in settling, growing, and thriving. I’ve been practicing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavioral Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Solution Focus Therapy, and suicide intervention to support clients in therapeutic counselling space to be heard, empathized with, and explore themselves.

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Tanya Trofimencoff

Certified Life Skills Coach, ACSTH & Holistic Nutrition Counsellor, HCA-RHC™

Tanya Trofimencoff is a Holistic Nutrition Counsellor, HCA-RHC™, registered with the Health Coach Alliance and lives in the Port City of Saint John, NB, Canada. Tanya is the founder of DNC Wellness since March 2021 and has a mission to empower people in relationships with themselves and with others through holistic health and life skills education.

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Jeremy Vaughan


Acknowledging something in our life can be a hard truth, so I want to honor the strength in you for the exploration of your mental health and seeking support. You may be feeling lonely, frustrated, at wits end or questioning why certain patterns are repeating themselves, I see you and you are not alone.

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Paul Wadsworth

After witnessing the suicide of a close friend in 2010, Paul discovered a new passion on the path of self-development. Paul‘s mission to help others began in the health and fitness industry where he has worked with hundreds of clients from all over the world.

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Dawn Whyte

Career Coach

I have been an air traffic controller for more than 30 years.  I have been an instructor, a team leader and part of stakeholder groups to improve communication and system efficiency.  I am a woman in a male dominated industry and understand the challenges that can pose.  In 2020, I chose to pivot and become a life coach to help improve the professional and personal lives of those in the aviation industry.  

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Nadia Yang


Hello! My name is Nadia (she/her) and I am a Counselling Therapist, Life Coach, Instructor and Group Facilitator. Diversity inspires me and my goal is to provide a secure, healing relationship with and for people. For as long as we live, we all need support. I mostly work with young adults who are navigating change, relationships, and anxiety.

Rhodes Wellness College is an Associate School member of the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists (ACCT) and the Canadian Professional Counsellor Association. For more information about ACCT and it’s benefits, please visit acctcounsellor.com. For more information about CPCA, please visit please visit cpca-rpc.ca. To learn more about additional accrediting bodies, please visit our Accreditation & Recognition page.

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