Our Wellness Therapists provide holistic care approaches for you. They are experienced in areas of social work, psychological counselling, and divinity. They possess a wealth of experience in working with adults, families, couples and children. Our wellness therapists use approaches which work best for you and you.
Stephanie joined the practice in 2016 as a graduate from Yorkville's Counselling Psychological Degree program. Stephanie brings a wealth of experience from working as a Crisis Intervention Worker since 2011 for agencies such as Distress Centre Niagara, Distress Centre Durham and Durham Mental Health Services.
Stephanie has offered counselling to a wide array of populations including youth, adult, concurrent disorders, homelessness and others for the Rouge Valley Health System and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Stephanie provides therapeutic interventions focused on supporting mental wellness
Stephanie is also a yoga instructor in her second career and enjoys bringing in the mind-body connection practices into her group and individual practices.
Andrew Peterkin joined the practice in 2018 after graduating with a Masters in Divinity- Clinical Counselling Degree. He is currently a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrics and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).
Andrew has worked with clients from various socio-economic-culturally diverse populations experiencing depression, anxiety, and relationship and professional problems. He has knowledge of therapeutic a variety of interventions designed to support individuals in their lives.
In his spare time Andrew loves to write poetry and spoken word pieces that he performs.
Ishara Ramroop joined the team as a practicum student in Yorkville's Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology in 2019.
Ishara possesses a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. She has experience supporting individuals from a diverse background, and understands the unique challenges racialized and Black individuals experience due to racism. She has experience working with a crisis help line and youth involved in the criminal justice system.
Ishara has helped the agency develop programs for youth, such as the Nia Gwenda girls program.
Eleazar is the newest member of the Aset Group team joining in 2021. Eleazar brings a wealth of experience and expertise in working with youth, families, and adults.
Eleazar has been involved with the work of at-risk youth and families spanning across the GTA for over a decade. His work has included working as a support staff in various school boards such as TDSB, YRDSB and now DDSB, a residential worker in youth shelters and doing intake work in clinical settings.
Eleazar attained his Master of Social Work from the University of Calgary and has worked with Black, Indigenous and people of colour in Toronto and Calgary. His has a strong expertise in supporting families navigate resources and systems in their communities. Eleazar emphasizes the importance on well-being and mental health through various modalities to support healing
Eleazar is also an amateur musician and sports-enthusiast.
Creating safe spaces virtually and in-person to enhance treatment and engagement
A holistic approach to understand you, your family system, the impact of systems on your life, and creating balance in healing.
A strong understanding and awareness of the impact of traumatic events, intergenerational, and historical trauma on our perceptions and healing
Nicole Perryman started the practice in January 2013. She initially wanted to create a holistic healing place for individuals, children, youth, and families through the development of Aset Group.
Nicole 's practice focuses on social justice and systems, trauma-informed practice, and specializes in working with children. She is passionate about the capacity for children to adults to heal their wounds, their past, and emerge into the desired self. Change is a journey that can take our entire lives, but we are constantly changing and transforming.
Nicole Perryman is also a consultant, equity trainer and professor. In 2018, she formed Ifarada: Centre for Excellence, and related organizations Wonderfully Made and Kujenga Family Wellness Project.