West Island Therapists

Our therapists are social workers, counselors and family therapists with a wide variety of experience and expertise.

Our Therapists

Our group of professionals has a wide range of expertise and experience, including specialized post-graduate training in Couple and Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, and Addictions. We are members of various professional associations and orders. Services are confidential and nonjudgemental and we believe in being flexible and exploring options that you feel ready for. Our services are available in English and French.

Appointments are available during the day, evenings and on weekends.

You can contact any of the therapists below directly. If you have a general question or are not sure who to choose, please contact Barbara Lis who will attempt to find the therapist best able to meet your needs at a time of the week that is feasible for you.

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    Alyssa Mew, MSW, Psychotherapist

    I believe that effective therapy requires a relationship of trust and respect. For this reason I work collaboratively with clients to identify behaviours they wish to change and to help them manage triggers that precipitate emotional challenges. Accordingly, my interventions are specifically based on and tailored to their changing needs. During my graduate studies at… → Alyssa Mew, MSW, Psychotherapist


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    Anna Maria D’Asti, MSW, PSW, Psychotherapist

    I began my career as a Special Care Counselor in 1988, which fostered my strong belief in the academic, social and socio-professional integration of children, teens and adults with special needs. This led to employment within a variety of contexts including school, group home and chronic care settings. The desire to further develop this knowledge… → Anna Maria D’Asti, MSW, PSW, Psychotherapist


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    BARBARA LIS, M.S.W., Psychotherapist

    My experience is in working with individuals, couples and families who are experiencing difficulties and want to be happier and functioning better personally, or in their relationships. I believe in establishing goals in collaboration with my clients, and working together in the safety of the therapy alliance. Clients may contact me directly or are referred… → BARBARA LIS, M.S.W., Psychotherapist


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    Cheryl Krukin M.Ed. M.F.T., Psychotherapist

    The goal of my practice is to help people get a better understanding of themselves, gain a greater acceptance of their strengths and weaknesses, and make choices that are in their best interest .It is my belief that people have the capacity for change. I have been in private practice since 1993, and have focused… → Cheryl Krukin M.Ed. M.F.T., Psychotherapist


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    Darlene Flynn, M.S.W., P.S.W., Psychotherapist

    I have always had a strong interest in learning about people, their culture, and their values. This curiosity and my love for working with people led me to pursue my studies in Social Work at McGill University, obtaining a clinical Master’s degree and the McGill Alumni Award for Clinical Excellence. I can offer therapy and… → Darlene Flynn, M.S.W., P.S.W., Psychotherapist


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    Elana Soldin, MSW, PSW, Psychotherapist

    The process of therapy is often very rewarding as small steps are taken in a new direction. Therapy is most beneficial when the relationship with the therapist is strong and non-judgmental. It is important that the therapeutic relationship be one of trust and integrity so that you feel that you have an ally in celebrating… → Elana Soldin, MSW, PSW, Psychotherapist


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    Kimberley Thibodeau, MSW, PSW, Psychotherapist


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    Marie France David M.ED, Psychotherapist

    It is sometimes the case that we are facing problems which seem insurmountable or that we can’t implement a change that we really wish for. Therapy can be a supportive and helpful mean for people facing these types of situations. As a psychoeducator and a couple and family therapist, I work with you to understand… → Marie France David M.ED, Psychotherapist


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    Zahara Madhavji, MSW, Psychotherapist

    My work involves individuals, couples and families of all ages from diverse economic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, sexual identities, and relationship compositions. I am a licensed social worker, psychotherapist and couple & family therapist as well as a member in good standing of both the Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du… → Zahara Madhavji, MSW, Psychotherapist