Our Team

View our team of professionals here to support you during your time here.

Admin Team

Martin Mroz (He/His)



Terence Ng (He/His)

Health Finance Manager

Jaclyn Hayward (She/Hers)

Marketing & Communications

Gracia Hansma (She/Hers)

Administrative Assistant

Olivia Tung (She/Hers)

Billing Assistant

Health Promotion Team

Alisa Stanton (She/Hers)

Associate Director, Health Promotion
(On leave)

Lehoa Mak (She/Hers)

Health Promotion Strategist

Melissa Lafrance (She/Hers)

Health Promotion Strategist


Tammy Nazaruk (she/hers)

Associate Director, Health Services


Dr. Vicky Ressl (She/Hers)

Physician Lead

Dr. Patrick Chan (He/His)


Dr. Susie Song (She/Hers)


Dr. Linda Thyer (She/Hers)


Dr. Calvin Lee (He/His)


Dr. Sarah Ng (She/Hers)


Dr. Megan Le


Dr. Harpreet Singh 



Dr. Mike Cooper



Britt Belyea

Mental Health Nurse


Mental Health Nurse

Barb (She/Hers)

Registered Nurse

Case Manager

Ricky Tu (He/Him)

Transition Case Manager

Counselling Services

Les Reimer

Acting Director, Counselling Services

Les is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who has had the privilege of supporting SFU students over the past 20 years. He maintains a practical, relational and in integrative approach to therapy that is influenced by Process Experiential/Emotion Focused Theory. Les is passionate in his desire to join with students in their unique journeys and in their desire for healing, growth and change in their lives. Belonging, connection, compassion and curiosity are key values that invite another to be seen, heard and understood, and to feel safe and welcome. Les maintains sensitivity to issues of identity, diversity and race and assists clients in compassionately addressing thematic patterns and emotions that may be distressing and impairing their journey toward healing and change in life.


Angela Post (She/Hers)

Registered Psychologist

Angela is a Registered Psychologist who works from a client-centered perspective. She  strives to understand the unique barriers, view points, and growth opportunities in each student. She believes in the healing power of humour, creative expression, and metaphors. Angela encourages students to take risks and to learn helpful ways of relating to themselves and to others.

Shona Adams

Registered Clinical Counsellor and Psychologist

Shona is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Psychologist who trained as a Clinical Psychologist in Oxford, U.K.. She is dual citizen who immigrated to Canada when she was 9 years old, previously living in South Africa, Thailand and Malaysia. She predominantly uses a Human Givens and a CBT approach and is a specialist in treating traumas and complex mental health disorders. She uses a strength-based solution-focused model, working collaboratively to help people understand their difficulties and learn different strategies to interact with them. She is humbly aware of her white privilege and is passionate with facilitating people to reach their full potential within a caring and empowering environment.

Jennifer Chalmers

Registered Psychologist

Clinical Counsellors

Monique Wong 黃敏晶 (She/Hers)

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Monique is a recent immigrant from Hong Kong after being an international student here for over a decade. Cantonese is her mother tongue; Mandarin and English are her additional languages. Her professional interest lies in the role culture and race play in our being, including mental health, gender and sexual orientation. Her practice philosophy is that everyone is the author of their stories. She believes human connection is the basic ingredient for healing. Her counselling approach empathizes the mind-body connection through the lens of cultural humility, somatic experiencing, narrative therapy, and mindfulness practice. She is a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and a EMDR trained therapist.

Wayne Heaslip (He/Him)

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Wayne has been serving SFU students since 1998, helping them create transformative life experiences that promote wellbeing and pursuit of personal, academic and vocational aspirations. Wayne’s practice is influenced by evidence-based therapies including Adlerian, Client-Centered, Mindfulness Integrated Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Positive Psychotherapy, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. Primary areas of focus include anxiety, depression, stress management, procrastination, learning skills and career development.

Beth Triano

Registered Clinical Counsellor 

Beth is a Registered Clinical Counsellor working within a client centered, intersectionality framework. She appreciates that students are busy, often overwhelmed and lead lives outside the confines of being a student. Beth’s life experience as a yoga and meditation instructor, group facilitator and graduate student inform her in her counselling work. She strives to support the development of insight, strategies and tools to assist students in reaching their counselling and broader life goals. Beth is a certified EMDR therapist with experience in supporting clients through issues related to trauma history, self-esteem, stress, anxiety and low mood.

Sarah Parkes

Registered Clinical Counsellor 

Sarah is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a MA degree in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University. Sarah is committed to providing her clients with a collaborative, safe and nurturing space that honors their unique experiences, culture, histories, and identity. Sarah is passionate about helping her clients recognize their personal strengths, cultivate a more compassionate relationship with themselves, and develop key skills and strategies that will help them address their concerns and move towards their unique personal goals.

Lyndsay Cotterall (She/Hers)

Registered Clinical Counsellor 

Lyndsay is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with an M.Ed. in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University. She works from a client and student-centred perspective with an emphasis on creating a collaborative, supportive, and caring space to meet the client’s unique needs. She integrates relational-cultural, emotion-focused, and cognitive behavioural theories, as well as motivational interviewing into her daily work. Lyndsay is passionate about stigma reduction and has the pleasure of overseeing and supporting the Hi-FIVE Movement for Mental Health Program at SFU. She also works actively in the Health & Counselling Practicum Program.

Shereen Khan

Registered Clinical Counsellor (SVSPO)


Shereen is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with lived experiences as an immigrant, as an expat, and as an international student at various stages in her life and in many countries around the globe. Her approach to therapy is best described as caring, compassionate, and nonjudgmental. She works from a phenomenological approach to human life that support understanding the client’s worldview. She is drawn to multicultural, anti-oppressive and trauma-informed practices as she acknowledges that human beings are wired for connection. She utilizes strengths based, solution-focused therapy model to help clients to courageously achieve wellness. She works with evidence approaches such as CBT, DBT, and EMDR. Shereen has practiced counselling internationally, as a consultant and counsellor in the university, medical and private settings. She is a firm believer in the potential of all individuals to grow, become satisfied, and live fulfilling lives.

David Lindskoog

Registered Clinical Counsellor

David is a Registered Clinical Counsellor holding a MA in counselling psychology from Adler University. His approach integrates emotion-focused, narrative, and cognitive-behavioural therapy, and he prioritizes offering a grounded and caring atmosphere emphasizing safety and empathy. David is passionate about suicide prevention, social justice, career and professional development concerns, and the use of role-playing games in therapy.

Doriana Marrello (She/Hers)

Registered Clinical Counsellor 

Doriana is a Registered Clinical Counsellor from Burnaby, BC. She is second generation Italian-Canadian. Living in Burnaby all her life, Doriana attended Simon Fraser University and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Counselling, and Human Development. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling and has worked in the mental health field since 2010. Doriana utilizes a strengths based, solution focused perspective supporting students experiencing a myriad of issues including but not limited to life transitions, work-life balance, family of origin, relationship issues, grief and loss, and burnout. She is passionate about the benefits of talk-therapy and connection, and meeting people where they are at.

Tricia-Kay Williams (She/Hers)

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Tricia-Kay Williams has a BA degree in Psychology from the York University in Toronto O.N. and an MA degree in Counselling Psychology at the Adler University in Vancouver B.C. Tricia has extensive experience counselling individuals and families and is skilled in treating: Trauma, Anxiety, Transitional/Career and Relational issues. She is also an active community and social services professional who worked for some years as a Residential Youth Worker. Tricia is an advocate for anti-racism that affects BIPOC individuals and consults with organizations to foster a more anti-racist approach. Tricia is the owner of a counselling practice called Metamorphose Counselling and is the host of a YouTube channel called Meta Transitions.

Jennifer Reandy

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Jennifer is a registered clinical counsellor working with SFU’s Indigenous Student Centre (ISC). She works from a braided practise that honours Indigenous knowledge, strength-based person/community centered approach and relevant, respectful, mainstream therapeutic orientations that strive for holistic balance (emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual). She believes in the importance of wrap-around care, especially supporting connections with Elders and cultural teachings, as well as exploration of identity development. She is aware of the impacts of colonization and intergenerational trauma while recognizing the resilience and wellness in communities and culture. Her work is grounded in Indigenous ways of knowing that stress the importance for reciprocity, relevance, responsibility and relationships.

Sean Heaslip

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Sean is the Health & Counselling counsellor liaison with the Centre for Accessible Learning (CAL), and works with CAL registrants, providing individual and group counselling services. Sean works in an experiential and emotion-focused way, and incorporates grounding and regulation techniques to help clients move through painful areas in order to regain their connection to their goals and themselves. Sean is partially blind, and possesses a lived experience of disability in both the broader world, and as a student, as Sean is also a Masters level counsellor, and current PhD candidate in counselling psychology at the University of British Columbia, having completed his pre-doctoral internship at SFU in 2020. Sean’s research areas also focus on disability issues, around seeking psychological services as a person with a disability, and the impact on blind/partially sighted people of receiving unsolicited help from sighted helpers.

Tanu Gamble

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Tanu is from the Haida and Gitxaala Nations on the North Coast of BC and she is a registered clinical counsellor at SFU's Indigenous Student Centre (ISC). Tanu has a BA in Psychology and an MEd in Counselling Psychology from UBC. Tanu works with students from a trauma informed, feminist and anti-oppressive framework, taking into consideration the multiple and complex layers of Indigenous student's lives that impact their mental health and well-being. She strives to create a safe, warm and empathic environment where a student can feel heard and supported. Her approach is flexible and holistic and she bases her interventions on what fits best with a student's lived experience and current needs. 

Shahla Jalali Mazlouman

Registered Clinical Counsellor
(On leave)

Shahla is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, with a lived experience as an immigrant, an international student and is a Persian-Canadian.  She graduated with a MA degree in Counselling Psychology from University of British Columbia. Shahla provides counselling in both English and Farsi, and works from a humanistic, attachment and emotion focused lens.  As a therapist, Shahla strives to provide a warm, inviting, and safe environment. She is trained in EMDR, Mindfulness, and CBT techniques and helps clients in rediscovering and rebuilding those parts that may have been lost or bent as a result of traumatic incidents in life.  She is passionate about animal assisted therapy. She spends her time out of office training her beloved dog, Eva—a Bernes Mountain dog mix—to join her in her practice. Shahla believes that animal assisted therapy can greatly help with individual’s engagement in therapy and facilitate healing from traumatic events.  Shahla is very excited to invite Eva to join the therapeutic experience of individuals who are comfortable to have a canine presence in their session.

Mel Voulgaris (They/Them)

Clinical Counsellor

Mel is a queer, trans non-binary, second generation Canadian born to Greek immigrants, who is soon completing their Master’s in Counselling Psychology at SFU. In case you would like to know a bit more about Mel to feel comfortable, they have lived experiences as a child in a non-English speaking household, a caregiver for older family members, a person questioning and exploring sexuality and gender identity, and a student with a non-linear academic background.

Mel has been a secondary school math teacher who realized that the key to learning is a therapeutic relationship – not just in math but in all aspects of life. Wishing to support folks beyond the classroom, Mel trained to become a counsellor.

As a counsellor, Mel believes that we bring our entire selves to whatever we endeavour. As such, their professional interest lies in the intersectionality of various identities and the tensions that arise with respect to connecting, belonging, and thriving when holding various identities. Mel’s approach is to walk alongside folks in the direction that they wish to go, supporting an awareness and understanding of self that allows for healing and change to take place. Further, Mel’s walking alongside also means using their position to uncover and facilitate critical examination of systemic barriers.

Practicum Counsellors

Aimee Chan (she/hers)

Counselling Practicum Student

Leor Elizur (she/hers)

Counselling Practicum Student

Sadie Mackay (she/hers)

Counselling Practicum Student

Justin Mah (he/his)

Counselling Practicum Student

Alex Vanderveen (they/them)

Counselling Practicum Student

Madeline Wainman (she/hers)

Counselling Practicum Student

Predoctoral Interns

Vanessa Bork (she/hers)

Predoctoral Intern

Front Desk

Vivian (She/Hers)

Medical Office Assistant

Teena (She/Hers)

Medical Office Assistant

Karolina (She/Hers)

Medical Office Assistant

Julie (She/Hers)

Medical Office Assistant

Denise (She/Hers)

Medical Office Assistant

Amy (she/hers)

Medical Office Assistant


Medical Office Assistant