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Our team

Our Team

Dr. Mohsan Beg - Clinical Director, Psychologist

Dr. Rosemary Plastow - Psychologist

Mika Tomac - Clinical Therapist

Laura Little - Clinical Therapist for the Faculty of Nursing and Schulich School of Medicine

Giselle St. Louis - Clinical Therapist for the Faculty of Engineering

Kory Bessette - Clinical Therapist

Samantha Cisilino - Clinical Therapist 

Venus Olla - Clinical Therapist, Black Student Support

Fareeha Nadeem - Clinical Therapist, BIPOC Student Support

Melissa Phinney - Group Coordinator

Suzanne Brown - Student Intake Coordinator

Melanie Monminie - Receptionist

Winne the Therapy Dog 


Clinical Staff Training and Professional Development

Student Counselling Centre staff are committed to ongoing professional development and participate in training each year as required by our professional colleges, as well as together as a team. 

  • Depression on College Campuses: Addressing the Dual Pandemic – The Impact of COVID-19 and Racial Injustice on Student Mental Health (University of Michigan Depression Center Annual Conference 2021) 
  • Supporting and Enhancing Student Accessibility on Campus 
  • San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Online Training Program - Provincial Health Services Authority of British Columbia (PHSA) 
  • Pronoun Workshop with W.E. Trans Support (now Trans Wellness Ontario) 
  • Incorporating Single Sessions Using a Brief Narrative Approach with Dr. Jarrod French 
  • Multicultural Safety in Counselling & Counselling in Cultural Context with Dr. Ben Kuo, including subsequent case conference consultations 
  • Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) & Zero Suicide Initiative with Windsor Regional Hospital 
  • Restricting Access to Lethal Means Certificate Course 
  • Internal Family Systems Therapy Training (IFS) with Derek Scott 
  • Trauma Events System (TES) Model of Trauma Response Training Kevin Cameron (CCTATR) 
  • Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) Suicide Status Form (SSF) (Structured Suicide Interview) 
  • Problem Gambling Services session with Hotel Dieu  
  • Single Session Narrative Therapy with Karen Young 
  • Stepped Care Model Training with Dr. Peter Cornish, PhD Student Wellness & Counselling Centre Memorial University of Newfoundland 
  • Clinical issues and treatment strategies for LGBTQ2 population with Joe Kort, Ph.D., LMSW 
  • Sexual Violence Disclosure Training with The Sexual Misconduct Response & Prevention Office 

Although our staff have many areas of expertise, we are unable to guarantee the availability of specific treatment approaches at any given time.  If you are looking for something specific, please don’t hesitate to ask.  Our staff will be glad to work with you to find appropriate referral options in the community if we can’t meet your needs.   


Student Reviews

The Student Counselling Centre Survey Summary report is now available. This report provides a general overview of the services provided, with feedback from students icluded.

View the Student Counselling Centre Survey Summary Report.