Our Team

At Nightingale Counselling & Research all  of our Counsellors prioritize compassion, attunement, and relationship, and all of us have different training across modalities. It is our commitment to these specific forms of practice which sets us apart. 

Read about our Counsellors below and book a free initial 30 minute consultation with your Counsellor of choice.

Senior Counsellors

Shane Trudell

Shane Trudell

Counsellor, MA, RCC & Co-Founder

Areas of Focus 
  • Chronic Pain 
  • Chronic Illness 
  • Narcissism 
  • Bipolar Disorder
Special Training
  • Existentialism
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Neurological-Informed Therapy
  • Adlerian Therapy
hart caplan

Hart Caplan

Counsellor, BA, B.Ed, MA, MC, RCC & Co-Founder

Areas of Focus 
  • ADHD
  • Neurodiversity
  • Existentialism
Special Training
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Phenomenological Psychopathology
  • Daseinanalyse
Wayne Dykstra

Dr. Wayne Dykstra

Counsellor, MA, PH.D, RCC

Areas of Focus
  • Existentialism
  • Epilepsy Diagnoses
  • Epilepsy Counselling
Special Training
  • Existential Psychotherapy

Associate Counsellors

Ann Gudmundson

Ann Gudmundson

Counsellor, MCP-AT, RCC

Areas of Focus
  • Substance Use & Addiction
  • Trauma 
  • Grief & Loss
  • Sexuality  
  • Women’s Health
Special Training 
  • Art Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Internal Family Systems Therapy
Lien Dilenwijns

Lien Dilewijns

Counsellor, MC, RCC

Areas of Focus 
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Relationships 
  • ADHD
  • Self Acceptance
Special Training
  • Somatic Psychotherapy 
  • Eye- Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy 
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Fiona Jeyachandran

Fiona Jeyachandran

Counsellor, MCC, CCC

Areas of Focus
  • Trauma (Past & Present)
  • Anger 
  • Learning to Express Emotions & Needs
  • Anxiety
Special Training
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (Trauma)
Carolina Radovan

Carolina Radovan

Counsellor, MC, RCC

Areas of Focus 
  • Couples & Relationships
  • Life Transitions 
  • ADHD 
  • Anxiety 
Special Training
  • Eye- Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy 

Henry Hwi

Counsellor, MC, RCC

Areas of Focus
  • Anxiety 
  • Life Transitions (Eg. Career Change)
  • Motor Vehicle Issues (ICBC) 
  • Depression
Special Training
  • Theraplay Canada Level 1
  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy 
  • Emotion Focused Family Therapy
Adrienne Foster

Adrienne Foster

Social Worker, RSW, MSW

Areas of Focus
  • Sexuality
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Relationships/Co-Dependency
  • Communication Skills
Special Trainings 
  • Women’s Studies 
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Non-Conventional Spiritual & Holistic Counselling

Shana Mansfield

Counsellor, RCC, MA

Areas of Focus

  • Social Anxiety 
  • Friendships & Family Relationship
  • Low Self Esteem 
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Special Trainings

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Breathing Techniques & Exercises 
  • Art Therapy


Melanie Fernandez

Counsellor, MC, RCC

Areas of Focus

  • Childhood Trauma
  • Self Image
  • Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Issues

Special Trainings

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy


Andy Park

Counsellor, MC, RCC

Areas of Focus

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Gaming Addiction
  • Substance Use
  • Emotional Processing

Special Trainings 

  • Narrative Therapy 
  • Motivational Therapy
  • Somatic Therapy

Isaiah Finkelstein

Social Worker, RSW, MSW

Area’s of Focus

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Acceptance
  • Anger Management
  • Trauma & Grief

Special Trainings 

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Emotional Regulation

Bernadette Amiscaray

Area’s of Focus

  • Motherhood & Perinatal Mental Health 
  • Parenting
  • Individualization (Finding your yourself)
  • Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Special Trainings 

  • Existential- Humanistic Therapy
  • Psychodynamic & Depth Work (Jungian Studies)
  • Systemic Training in Effective Therapy
  • Dream Work

Intern Counsellors

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