About Us

Mission

To provide a biological-psychological-social and spiritual drug and alcohol addiction program that focuses on well-being. Through the use of evidence-based modalities, we strive to empower individuals and their families to participate in a healthy lifestyle that supports and enriches relationships.

Vision

Be leaders in transforming lives through the delivery of revolutionary wellness programs in Canada and the United States, integrating innovative practices that nurture healing and wellness.

Values

Support: Providing individuals, families, and communities with on-going support through knowledge and guidance.

Healing: Encourage self-actualization through compassionate and holistic means.

Innovation: Constant pursuit of alternative and holistic evidence-based approaches while maintaining high ethical practices

Learn more about our professionals

Dayana Romero
Registered Psychotherapist

I'm a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I'm a member of the Ontario Psychological Association, and the Canadian Psychological Association. I have my bachelor's degree in Counseling from Canada Christian College from 2005. I have a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Yorkville University and from the University of Liverpool, a Masters of Arts in Forensic Psychology (ABD). I have been a psychotherapist for over 11 years.

Richard Piekarczyk-Vacca
Registered Psychotherapist (Q)

My name is Richard Piekarczyk-Vacca. Much of my early adult life was in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Along with several courses of interest at  Mohawk College, I completed an undergraduate honours degree at McMaster University and completed my graduate degree in counselling and psychotherapy at the University of Toronto. I have also completed certification and workshops in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Clinical Trauma, Intensive Training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mental Health First Aid for the Veteran Community and MANERS Psychological First Aid.

Sarah Mannaga
Registered Psychotherapist (Q)

Sarah has a Master of Education (MEd) in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy from the University of Toronto; a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology from Brock University (research background in Neuropsychology and Behavioural Neuroendocrinology); and is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO); and she is a Member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP).

Juan Carlos "JC" Labrador
Client Care and Case Manager

Juan Carlos is our client care and case manager. He is trained as a SMART Recovery professional facilitator. He is also attending Wilfred Laurier University and studying to be an addictions counsellor. JC offers 15 and 30 minute case management and check-in services. He will give you the tools and resources you need to keep yourself on track and help be accountable during your own recovery process.

Daniela Aguilar
Bilingual Psychotherapy Intern

Daniela Aguilar Santander is a psychological intern who treats Spanish speaking patients with depression & anxiety. She is currently treating patients virtually and joins us from the Universidad del Norte based in Barranquilla, Colombia, where is completing her bachelor's degree in psychology. She is under the supervision of Dayana Romero.

Baruch Weiss
Psychotherapy Intern

Baruch Weiss is a Masters level graduate student completing his internship to obtain his degree. Once he is finished, he will be applying to the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario in order to become a registered psychotherapist. He is currently under the supervision of Dayana Romero.

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2 Heath Street - Hamilton, ON

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