Dr. Andrew Moss B.A.(Hons), DClinPsy
Dr. Andrew Moss trained as a Clinical Psychologist in the U.K. He attained his Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Psychology (B.A. Honours), at the University of Keele in 1995, and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), at the University of Wales, Bangor in 2001.
He was trained in the specialities of children and adolescents, adults, seniors, developmental disabilities and health psychology. Post qualification, Dr. Moss worked in the U.K.’s National Health Service for 8 years, developing his practice around adults with mental health difficulties and also individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Dr. Moss draws from a range of theoretical models and therapeutic modalities, including cognitive therapy, behaviour therapy, systemic therapy and the psychodynamic therapies. He undertook further post-doctoral training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), and is a qualified practitioner. (ACAT). Since emigrating to Canada, Dr. Moss has trained in Emotionally Focussed Therapy, which is a highly flexible and effective therapy for couples, families and individuals. He has also trained in Eye Movement Integration (EMI) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprogramming (EMDR), both of which have been found to be highly effective in trauma focused work.
Dr. Moss’s approach to therapy is one of non-judgement, warmth and compassion, working to empower the client to overcome their specific difficulties and helping them to develop resilience for any future challenges. He is experienced in working with individuals of diverse life perspectives, identities and backgrounds, and offers a range of approaches to best fit each individual client.
Dr. Moss is a licensed Psychologist, under the College of Psychologists of Ontario, authorized to practice Psychology across the age range. He is also a member of the Canadian Psychological Association
Jenna MacKay MA, MSW, RSW
Jenna attained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies in 2009, at York University. She attained a Master of Arts degree in Psychology in 2012 at Carleton University, and a further Master’s degree in Social work in 2017 at the University of Toronto.
During her social work training she completed internships at two trauma-informed organizations (Women’s College Hospital and The Jean Tweed Centre). She was also a student of the Assaulted Women’s and Children’s Counsellor/Advocate Program (George Brown College).
Jenna is a registered Social Worker and has been working in mental health since 2006 as a community worker and as a psychological researcher. Prior to her training in social work, she facilitated art-based mental health groups, and has provided support to survivors of sexual assault.
She is a knowledgeable, experienced and affirming practitioner of LGBTQ+ identities, as well as having trained in multiple approaches, including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Trauma Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Mindfulness. She works from a client-centred, anti-oppressive and strengths-based perspective.
Sandra Ward MED.SACP
Sandra attained her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Psychology (B.A. Honours) at Brock University in 1999, and her Master’s degree in educational psychology, specializing in school and applied child psychology (MEd. SACP) at the University of Calgary in 2017.
Sandra has worked as a psychometric tester in both private practice and within the public school board system. She has worked with adults and extensively with children and adolescents.
As a post graduate, Sandra provides psychological assessment services in both the community and private practice settings under the supervision of a licensed psychologist through the College of Psychologists of Ontario.