OUR TEAM

Expert Clinical Team Specializing in Mental Health

Meet Our Mental Health Team

The team at Bhatia Psychology Group features clinical psychologists, social workers, registered psychotherapists and more — all here to guide you with clinical care and compassion.

Dr. Maneet Bhatia C.Psych

Clinical Director & Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Bhatia is a graduate of McGill University and the founder, clinical director, and a clinical psychologist at Bhatia Psychology Group. Dr. Bhatia has over 10 years of clinical experience … 

Lisa Santa-Maria Barbagallo, M.A., C. Psych

Director of Operations & Clinical Psychologist

Lisa is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She provides counselling services for adults with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties …

Jeff Duke, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

Jeff Duke is a Registered Social Worker with over 8 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings. He specializes in working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction issues, relationship concerns …

Shelly Buckingham, M.Ed., C.Psych. Assoc.

Psychological Associate

Shelly Buckingham holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Dalhousie University and a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. She has over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents and their parents on a wide range of concerns …

Natacha Duke, M.A, R.P.

Registered Psychotherapist

Natacha Duke is a Registered Psychotherapist with 15 years of diverse counselling experience. Her approach draws on several treatment models, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) techniques …

Fiona Gordan, M.A., C. Psych. Assoc.

Psychological Associate

Fiona has a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from McGill University and 12 years of experience providing mental health counselling in a variety of settings. She is trained in several modes of therapy, including CBT, DBT, and EFT …

Sarah Saeed, M.A., RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Sarah Saeed is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

She has over 7 years experience providing assessment and counselling services to teenagers, adults, couples …

Edgar Prudcoi, B.A., Counsellor

Edgar Prudcoi, M. Psy (Cand.)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Edgar Prudcoi has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and is completing a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. He supports adults and couples with various concerns, such as relationship issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, stress/loss, low self-esteem, and anger …

Jessie Bhatia, MPsy.

Registered Psychotherapist
(Qualifying)

Jessie Bhatia, MPsy is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with an intensive medical background. She has training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing and Trauma-Informed Therapy…

Muhammad Umar, RSW, MACP  

Registered Social Worker

Muhammad Umar is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. He provides assessment and counselling for  substance use, gambling addiction, anxiety, depression, domestic violence …

Samantha Hunt, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

 Samantha Hunt is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. She provides counselling services for those experiencing anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma …

Robin Dhaliwal, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Robin is a registered psychotherapist with a Master’s degree from Niagara University. In addition to one-on-one therapy, she conducts psychological, vocational, and psycho-ed assessments …

Angela Gougousiadis

Clinic Intake Coordinator

Angela is the clinic intake coordinator at Bhatia Psychology Group. She is the first contact for clients and is responsible for matching client needs with the appropriate therapist.

With a background in customer service, disability management, and workplace injuries, she is available to answer any questions regarding the clinic and therapeutic process.

Shannon Dempsey

Rehabilitation Services Coordinator

Shannon is the first point of contact for clients who have experienced a motor vehicle accident, a work-related incident, or a personal injury. She has a master’s degree in Legal Studies, with a specialization in mental health. With prior experience in the rehabilitation and mental health field, she ensures clients have a seamless experience from referral to discharge.

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