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Clinical Team

Meet Our Clinical Team

At CanLearn, we have a diverse and passionate team of professionals. We look forward to helping you on your journey no matter where you are starting. 

Dr. Heather Baker, R.Psych., Director of Clinical Services

Dr. Baker is a Registered Psychologist and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor through Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. She holds a doctorate in School Psychology and a master’s in Clinical Psychology (both through the University of British Columbia). Dr. Baker specializes in assessment and program planning for individuals with anxiety, learning, attention, and behavioural challenges across the lifespan. She enjoys providing supervision to practicum and internship students and participating in research partnerships in the community. She is the chair of CanLearn’s Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Dr. Baker joined CanLearn in 2018.

Neva Capin, Programs facilitator, 4yr international BA in Psychology, CEAT Practitioner

Neva has a 4yr Baccalaureate degree in Psychology, and worked as a School Psychologist in an elementary school in Croatia, with focus on developing programs for gifted individuals and families. She moved to Canada 6 years ago and facilitates the Friends and Teen Talk programs at CanLearn. Neva completed training in Clinical Expressive Art Therapy (CEAT) with Dr. Avi Goren-Bar. She has a strong interest in social justice, and uses her social justice lens when developing community programs. Neva continues her professional development by working with oppressed minorities such as LGBTQ+ youth, immigrants, and children and youth with challenges regarding discrimination. She is currently a proud member of AR – DEI committee at CanLearn.

Amanda Carbajal, MC., Registered Provisional Psychologist

Amanda is a Registered Provisional Psychologist working as a counsellor and behavioural consultant with The CanLearn Society. They hold a Masters in Counselling through Athabasca University. Amanda specializes in supporting children, youth, and their families, including individuals with anxiety, depression, and emotional, attention, and behavioural challenges. Amanda is enthusiastic about supporting children and youth from many different intersectional identities.

Ryan Clancy, MSc Student of School and Applied Child Psychology, Program Facilitator

Ryan Clancy is a master’s student at the University of Calgary who is completing the final requirements of his degree as part of his desire to become a Registered Psychologist. Ryan has a background providing early intervention services, behavioural support for children with complex needs, and currently provides social and emotional interventions for children and adolescents. He enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding, and continuing to learn about new and exciting research. Ryan Joined CanLearn in 2020.

Dr. Danielle Droucker, Registered Psychologist

Danielle has specialized training in assessment, diagnosis, and intervention for individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She has provided psychological assessment and therapy services to children, youth, and adults in Calgary for over 10 years, in schools, homes, and clinics. In addition to providing specialized assessments for children and adults, she has taught several courses at the University of Calgary and City University. Dr. Droucker has published research and conducted workshops in the areas of developmental disability, intellectual disability, language and learning, and understanding ASD throughout the lifespan. Additionally, Dr. Droucker provides assessments for individuals who have experienced complex trauma, disruptions in early attachments, and challenges related to mental health

Kelsey Friesen-Burritt, M.Sc., Clinical facilitator

Kelsey is a clinician and group facilitator at CanLearn. She is currently a PhD student in the School and Applied Child Psychology program at the University of Calgary. Kelsey began her journey with CanLearn as a practicum student during her MSc and has experience in psychoeducational assessment, counselling, and group facilitation. She has been part of the Friends, Calm Kids, and Let’s Talk ADHD programs, as well as the counselling services team. The majority of Kelsey’s clinical work has been with neurodiverse children and youth.

Jaime Gaber, MSc, CCC, Clinical Programs Coordinator

Jaime Gaber, MSc is a Canadian Certified Counsellor through the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She holds a master’s degree in School Psychology (through the University of Calgary). Jaime is the coordinator of clinical programs at CanLearn and manages, coordinates and oversees community-based and in-house programs for individuals with social-emotional, learning, attention, and behavioural challenges. She enjoys supervising staff and volunteers, supporting program development and participating in research partnerships in the community. Jaime joined CanLearn in 2014.

Carmen Gietz, MA., Registered Provisional Psychologist

Carmen has extensive experience supporting children, youth, and adults in schools, private practice, and community outreach settings. She has a Master’s Degree in School Psychology (MA, 2011) from the University of British Columbia. Carmen specializes in assessment and is passionate about helping individuals better understand their strengths and challenges and maximize their positive well-being.

Laura Godfrey, AAC, ACC, CACP

Laura has been with CanLearn for over 17 years and is an ICF and PAAC-credentialed ADHD Life Coach, an AudHD Coach (Autism) and an ADHD Parent Coach. Laura has worked with families and individuals as an ADHD Coach for over seven years to help them manage their strengths and challenges and to learn how to work with their brains. Laura is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest information about ADHD. Her ADHD Coach training is through the ADD Coach Academy, and she holds a Self-Reg Foundations Certificate through the Mehrit Centre. She also facilitates ADHD support groups and provides support on digital information management at CanLearn.

Stephanie Innocent, M.Ed., Registered Provisional Psychologist

Stephanie is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a permanently certified Alberta teacher. She holds a Master of Education in School and Applied Child Psychology from the University of Calgary, as well as two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Concordia University. Stephanie offers psychoeducational assessments and counselling. She is also a facilitator for CanLearn Friends program and a Reading Pilots instructor. Stephanie is fluent in English and French.

Jodi Kresowaty, M.Sc., Registered Psychologist

Jodi holds a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Science in Applied Psychology from the University of Calgary. Jodi specializes in the assessment and intervention of children and adults in the areas of attention, learning, anxiety and mood related difficulties. She facilitates programs for youth and adults to support ADHD and emotional regulation and has developed a social/emotional learning curriculum for students who have difficulty managing emotions. Jodi has worked at CanLearn Society for ten years.

Catherine Masou, M.Sc., Registered Psychologist

Catherine holds a Master of Science from the University of Calgary. Having started at CanLearn Society in 2016, she has also worked at the Calgary Board of Education and Foothills Academy. With a focus on psychoeducational assessment, Catherine has helped countless families struggling with learning difficulties, attention challenges and social/emotional concerns. Beyond individual work, Catherine also created workshops and facilitated groups at CanLearn. Her passion lies in working with families and individuals affected by ADHD and breaking the stigma around mental health through open and honest conversation. Through her work, Catherine has become a true advocate for mental health, both in her professional and personal life.

Aryn Lisitza, MSc, Counsellor & Program Facilitator

Aryn recently completed her Master of Science in Counselling Psychology, and is a Research Associate, through the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. She also holds a Bachelor of Health Science Honours degree from the University of Calgary. Aryn joined CanLearn in 2020 where she has taken on the role of counsellor, program and group facilitator, and member of the Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Aryn specializes in counselling adolescents and adults with emotional and social/relational challenges, taking a highly collaborative approach to therapy. Outside of CanLearn, Aryn enjoys a good book, playing the Kalimba, hiking, and salsa dancing!

Laurie Martens-Morningstar, M.Sc., Registered Psychologist

Laurie has worked at the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) providing assessments and counselling support since 2006. She spent most of her time at the CBE working with youth in an outreach program.

Riley Morrell, B.A., Program and Service Facilitator

Riley Morrell is currently finishing his masters degree in School and Applied Child Psychology at the University of Calgary. He runs social skills interventions, as well as counselling and behavioural consultation under the supervision of Dr. Heather Baker. Riley started at CanLearn in 2022.

Dr. Anne Price, Former Director of Clinical Services

Dr. Price holds a doctorate in educational psychology (University of Alberta) and a master’s in developmental psychology (York University). She joined CanLearn in 1984 and over the past 35 years, has been involved in program development and evaluation in early intervention, strategy
instruction, family literacy, assistive technology, and strategy work for those transitioning to post-secondary education. In her former role as a psychologist, she specialized in assessment and program planning for children, youth and adults with learning disabilities and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Currently, Dr. Price helps support the financial assistance program through CanLearn and provides workshops to schools, parents and other community

Dr. Meadow Schroeder, Registered Psychologist

Meadow has extensive experience assessing a range of presenting problems including learning disabilities, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, and autism spectrum disorder. She enjoys working with children, youth and adults. In addition to her clinical work, she is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary. Her research interests include student well-being, issues surrounding the identification of learning disabilities, and the transition to post-secondary for students with disabilities.

Danielle Smith, MSc., Registered Provisional Psychologist

Danielle is currently completing her doctorate in Counselling Psychology at the University of Calgary. Danielle specializes in working with children, youth and families and is also passionate about working with newcomer and immigrant clients. Danielle works from a systemic and person-centered approach and works with clients to support them in better understanding themselves and their relationships. Danielle joined Canlearn in 2019 and worked for several years facilitating social-emotional groups in elementary schools before transitioning to her current position as a counsellor.

Amy Winters, M.Ed., Registered  Psychologist

Jody Wood, MA Reading Pilots Coordinator

Jody was a Resource Teacher and a Specialist for Learning Disabilities for many years with the Calgary Board of Education. She holds a BSC in Biology from the University of Calgary and a Master’s Degree in Teaching Adolescents with Learning Disabilities, as well as general and special education teaching credentials from San Diego State University. Jody specializes in creating individualized reading instruction for students who struggle learning to read. Her background enables her to create appropriate programming for each child and to provide support for reading instructors. For years, Jody accessed CanLearn resources when she taught for CBE. She officially joined CanLearn in the fall of 2017.

Cecilia Ye-O’Neill, Registered Provisional Psychologist

Cecilia (or Cici) finished her M.Sc. in Educational Psychology with a specialization in counselling from the University of Calgary. She has over a decade’s experience working in the mental health field. She helps children, teens, and adults find their strengths and better cope with life’s challenges by using a combination of collaborative therapeutic modalities. Her areas of specialization are counselling and behavioral consultations for developmental diversities (e.g. autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, giftedness, selective mutism, etc). Cecilia is also currently training in psychoeducational and mental health assessments. Additionally, Cecilia has special training in EMDR (finishing Jan 2023) for individuals who would like more targeted support for their trauma or unhelpful belief systems, as well as Gottman’s couples counseling to help support couples in strengthening their bond. She is LGBQT2S+ and BIPOC allied. Finally, Cecilia can speak Mandarin-Chinese for those that need a language bridge.

Alyson Young, M.A, Academic Strategies

Alyson is a learning strategist and holds a Master of Arts (Social Justice and Community Engagement) from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Hons.) from Athabasca University. Alyson will work with you to develop a plan that might include strategies for studying, note-taking, test anxiety, planning, organization, time management and much more. Alyson hopes that strategy sessions will provide you with tangible tools that you can take into your future as you are challenged to get to know yourself better as a learner. Alyson joined CanLearn in 2022.

Roslyn Gaetz, M.Ed., ADHD Coach

Roslyn Gaetz, M.Ed, is a Professional Development Coach who has dedicated her life to supporting others in reaching their personal and professional goals. Roslyn holds a Master’s Degree in Adult Education (Yorkville University), a Certification in Lumina Spark, and a Professional Coach designation (Alder International), and until 2017 was an active member of the International Coaching Federation (PCC). Roslyn has held positions at the University of Manitoba, the University of Victoria, Royal Road University, and North Island College. Roslyn is skilled at helping clients identify behaviour patterns that support continued growth. She understands how to leverage talents and how to create meaningful strategic goals, that lead to results.