Our Professional Team

Our Professional Team
At Harmony Counselling we believe in collaborative care for better mental health
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Lorena Patrucco is the Director, Clinical Supervisor and Registered Psychotherapist at Harmony Counselling Services. Lorena has more than 20 years of experience working with children from infancy (infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age) youth and young adults in clinical and community-based settings, Hospitals, and Learning/Educational Centres and private practice. Lorena is a mindful and empathetic child and youth psychotherapist who strives to understand and support children and families in a safe and non-judgmental space guided by an integrated holistic approach. 


Lorena’s scope of practice focuses on working on with children, youth, young adults and families on a wide range of issues including, parenting training, separation anxiety, divorce/separation transition/process, school difficulties (Learning disabilities, ADHD training, behavioural issues), self-esteem, eating disorder, social and communication training, anxiety (generalized, social, performance, OCD), and depression.

Our Professional Team, Lorena Patrucco

Lorena integrates a client-centered approach to counselling and she uses a variety of modalities including Play Therapy, CBT, Art therapy, DBT, Social thinking, Solution focused-therapy, Narrative approach among other interventions. She also has experience working with youth in the LGBTQ+ community, including youth who are gender transitioning.

 

Lorena is truly passionate to help others and she does it by incorporating a variety of clinical techniques to suit the needs of her clients. In addition to Lorena’s clinical experience, she is also a Part-time Professor in Early Childhood Education at Sheridan College. 

 

Lorena holds a Master of Art in Counselling Psychology in addition to Bachelors of Arts in Educational Psychology, as well as Diploma in Early Childhood Educator and an Early Interventionist-Resource Consultant Certificate. Lorena is a registered Psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapist of Ontario (CRPO) as well as Member in good standing of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professional (OAMHP).

 

She speaks English and Spanish fluently, providing services in both languages!

 

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Susana Angel is a caring, empathic and experienced therapist with a Bachelor in Psychology, and a Certified Integrative Health and Life Coach. She listens wholeheartedly from a non-judgemental stance so every client feels safe, supported and validated.

 

Her biggest passion and desire are to be able to support and guide others through a self-discovery healing journey bringing in a holistic approach. That’s why she is committed to connect and explore each client’s journey, to meet their individual needs. 

 

She works with a child and family-centered approach, bringing the family in to understand the greater context and promote holistic wellbeing for both the child and family. Her creative interventions give children a voice to express what they might have difficulty putting into words. 

Susana Angel - Our Team

Susana brings together a range of strategies like Cognitive behavioral therapy, Mindfulness based interventions, Internal Family Systems, Narrative Therapy, Somatic Experience, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Play Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Coaching, so that together with her clients they can find the best ways to meet their individual goals. You will feel empowered to change patterns and beliefs stopping you from living your life to the fullest. She is a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP).

 

Services offered:

  • Worry and/or Anxiety Counselling
  • Child, Teen and Family Counselling
  • Parenting Support (Health & Nutrition in Childhood, Positive Discipline Training, Behavioral Management, Emotional Regulation, School Difficulties)
  • Individual Counselling (Adjusting to change, Toxic Habits, Self-criticism, Self-care, Worthlessness)
  • Life & Health Coaching
  • Transformational Coaching to empower women to get unstuck and fully express their gifts. 

 Susana provides counselling in English and Spanish.

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Sidra Sayed is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University, as well as a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.

Sidra’s previous work experience with people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder helped her gain a vast amount of knowledge utilizing behavioural strategies. Recently, she has also developed an interest in employing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy with individuals living with Depression, Anxiety, Borderline Personality Disorder, Chronic Pain and Trauma.

She aims to work with you in a safe, confidential, and non-judgemental way to help support you to build on your strengths. She is also a strong believer in a collaborative approach and is passionate about working with clients to broadly address mental health issues.

Sidra focuses her practice in helping individuals and youths focus on: 

  • Self-Esteem 
  • Life Transitions 
  • Depression  
  • Anxiety 
  • Relationships 
  • Stress Management  
  • Cultural and Sexual Identity  
  • Behavioural Challenges
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

She speaks English and Urdu fluently, providing services in both languages!

Sidra Sayed
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Gretchen Savery is an experienced counsellor with a Bachelor of Arts in General Psychology, a Master of Arts in Family Therapy and Systemic Intervention and is a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP). She is passionate about the many ways in which she can help others change their lives by guiding them in discovering their strengths and learning the skills needed to succeed. Her counselling style is based on respect, sensitivity and understanding; it focuses on healing, gaining positive skills and eliminating harmful behaviours.

 

Moreover, her training in Family Therapy provides her with important tools to help modern families navigate the challenges that often affect everyone involved in the dynamic. She is knowledgeable of various approaches from which she uses the most suitable for each family in their circumstances. Other areas she focuses on include: Parenting, Anxiety, Depression, School Difficulties, Behavioural Issues, Life Transitions, Stress Management, Self-esteem, Toxic Habits, Communication Skills …

Gretchen Savery - Our Team

Gretchen strives to understand where you are and where you are coming from, to help you overcome difficult situations and/or develop necessary skills to fulfil your potential and get to where you want to be. She believes everyone has very good reasons to be who they are, and with her guidance you can take steps to become who you want to be regardless of your past or current situation.
 

Gretchen is fluent in English and Spanish and offers counselling in both.

Lidya Lopez is a passionate and trained counsellor who brings a vast expertise in working with children, families, and adults in the Mississauga and Brampton Community. Lidya’s practice focuses on helping individuals and families to regain well being in their lives from a holistic approach, individualizing treatment based on their unique needs and circumstances. She values family dynamics and therapeutic relationships with clients and believes that change comes from working together in an open and nonjudgmental space.

 

Lidya provides therapy to parents, children, and adults presenting with a variety of mental health issues such as mood and anxiety disorder, depression, stress management, ADHD, bullying, social and life skills, and self-harming behaviours. She also supports parents who are struggling to manage their child’s behaviour, parenting training, as well as working with children whose parents are going through a separation. Other specialties include, anger management, bereavement, post-traumatic stress disorder, and workplace stress. Lydia applies a variety of modalities to therapy, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Play and Art Therapy, Strength-based approach among other approaches.

Lidya - Our Team

Lidya received a Bachelor of Art in Psychology in the Hispano-American University in Costa Rica (with Toronto University credential) and she holds an Early Childhood Assistant Diploma from Canadian Business College. She is a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP).

 


Lydia provides therapy in Spanish.

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Anna Baas-Anderson is a mindful and empathetic child and youth therapist offering services to families with young children, from ages three to young teens as well as parenting support and training. She provides therapy to children presenting with a variety of mental health issues and/or difficulties transitioning to new steps in life. She also supports parents who are struggling to manage their child’s behaviour and works with children whose parents are going through a separation/divorce.

 

Anna holds a Master degree in Human Development and Applied Psychology with a focus on children’s development and she is also a Registered Early Childhood Educator. Anna has been in the educational and counselling field for over 35 years. Anna is member in good standing of the College of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario and the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professional (OAMHP).

 

In addition, to Anna’s experience, she is also a Professor in Early Childhood Education at Sheridan College.

Anna Baas-Anderson

Furthermore, Anna has broadened her education as a certified play therapist, in training, from the Canadian Association of Play Therapy. Often young children are unable to articulate their feelings because they may not be able to process their own emotions. Anna provides a child-centred approach and setting whereby your child will feel comfortable to express their feelings and overcome their presenting problem.

 

Anna uses a holistic and strength-based approach to counselling and she uses a variety of modalities, such as play therapy, CBT, Art therapy, Social Thinking approach among other therapeutic interventions, choosing the one that best suits the uniqueness of your child.

 

Anna focuses her practice in helping children and families overcome challenges such as:

    • Parenting advice and training. Help parents support their child
    • Grieving the death of someone including that of a pet (bereavement)
    • Adjusting to change (relocating, starting school or child care, change in family dynamics)
    • Experiencing or has experienced traumatic event(s) like violence, abuse or neglect
    • Worry and/or anxiety (covid related issues, separation anxiety, low self-esteem, stress)
    • Overwhelming emotional stress
    • Family issues, like divorce & separation
    • Eating or toileting disorders
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Romina Di Belli is a registered Social Worker (MSW, RSW). Romina holds a Master of Social Work Degree from Windsor University in combination with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) and the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (OCSWSSW).

 

Romina has more than twenty years of experience working in Social Services and Mental Health field with families in Argentina and more than three years working with children and their families as a school Social worker in Toronto, Canada.

Romina specializes in supporting adolescents and adults through individual therapy. She takes a collaborative approach to therapy based on Person Centered Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She tailors each session based on client’s needs, wants and goals.

Harmony Counselling, Romina Di Belli

She has strong experience in helping clients overcome challenges such as:

  • Life transitions and personal development
  • Relationship problems
  • Managing expectations of significant others
  • Depression, sadness, loneliness, homesickness

Romina supports the Spanish speaking community navigate the transitions, challenges and opportunities of being part of a different culture by providing you with a new perspective towards your feelings, thoughts and actions.

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Meagan Lombardi is a psychotherapist in training currently completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. She previously completed her Undergraduate at the University of Guelph with a focus in Sociology and has experience working with school-age children and adolescents as a mentor and coach.

 

Meagan is passionate about supporting individuals and families as they share their stories, navigate challenges, and celebrate their successes. She provides a safe and supportive environment where you can be open and express yourself freely. Through attentive listening, a nonjudgmental outlook and unconditional positive regard she aims to help you build on your innate strengths and capacities, achieve your goals, and live a life that feels most authentic to you.

 

Meagan provides services from a place of empathetic and trauma-informed awareness. She understands that all individuals and situations are unique and works collaboratively to tailor and develop a plan that will address your specific needs. With patience and understanding Meagan works with you to determine a pace that feels comfortable, empowering you to identify your needs and ensuring the best possible treatment is provided, creating lasting change.

Meagan - Our Team

Meagan implements an integrative approach drawing on a variety of modalities including narrative, person-centered, solution-focused and family systems therapy as well as strength-based and trauma-informed approaches. She focuses on helping individuals and families with self-esteem, anxiety/stress management, depression, life transitions and communication/interpersonal relationship skills.

We are located in Mississauga and Oakville

 

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