Our Team

Dr. Steven Jett (Guelph Office)
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I am a Registered Psychologist in Ontario. I earned my doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Indiana University. Along with 10 years of university and graduate school training in psychology, I have participated in specialized training in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychopharmacology, acquired brain injury (ABI), anxiety, chronic pain, couples therapy, and family therapy. I have also served on the board of the Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington.

My professional experience is diverse. I provide individual therapy to military veterans and survivors of trauma. I provide psychological counselling to people who have suffered acquired brain injury and are dealing with emotional and cognitive difficulties.  I counsel conflicted couples and families. I assess and treat people returning to the workforce after injury or disability. I lead a psycho-educational group for caregivers of loved ones with acquired brain injuries. I offer services to athletes seeking an edge in their sport.

For leisure, I enjoy bike riding with my family, going to local parks, and visiting friends and family in the States. I also enjoy playing basketball and golf.

Richard Avery (Guelph Office)

I am a registered social worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). I am a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). I received my Master of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. I have participated in specialized training in Narrative Therapy practice, grief counselling, and suicide bereavement. I utilize a mix of therapeutic approaches drawing on elements of CBT, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused therapies. My core framework is Narrative Therapy practice.

Regardless of the therapy approach, my technique is client-centred and collaborative in nature, and unique to each person’s circumstances, strengths and abilities. I have supported clients addressing challenges around acquired brain injury, anxiety, depression, grief and bereavement, self-esteem and self-confidence, and trauma. My experiences working with clients have been with individuals, couples, children and families. The services I provide with Jett Psychological Services are supervised by Dr. Steven Jett.

Pam Saunderson (Guelph Office)

I am a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I am also a Registered Art Therapist with the Canadian Art Therapy Association. In addition to my work at Jett
Psychological Services, I have been a Psychotherapist and Art Therapist at Homewood Health Centre in Guelph for the last 20 years.

I have extensive experience in supporting individuals with depression,
grief/bereavement, and trauma.  I have had specialized training in
Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD as well as Goal Management
Training (GMT) for cognitive rehabilitative intervention.

My approach is to provide a safe and supportive environment. I
incorporate tools from mindfulness, Dialectical Therapy (DBT), Cognitive
Behavioural Therapy (CBT), as well as self-compassion training. The services I provide at Jett Psychological Services are supervised by Dr. Jett.

Tom Cebrat (Guelph Office)

Tom picI am a registered psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists in Ontario (CRPO). I am also a long standing member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP) as well as a member of Canadian Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (CACBT). Over the years, I have worked extensively in a teaching hospital and private settings. I practice in psychotherapy, assessment and neurorehabilitation. I have worked for over 25 years at Hamilton Health Sciences in the process of assessment and treatment of patients of all ages, with complex neurobehavioral, emotional, psychiatric, developmental difficulties, relating to different medical conditions, head injury, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, posttraumatic, learning and adjustment issues. I have a formal training in delivery of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and problem focused therapy for children, adolescents and adults suffering from multiple emotional, physical and medical issues. In the private practice setting(s), I have years of extensive experience in working with individuals who have survived a car accident or work injury. The majority of the work I do with Jett Psychological Services is assessment, which is supervised by Dr. Jett. My experience in working with patients from many cultural backgrounds has enabled me to have good understanding of the cultural sensitivities and concerns. I am fluent in English and Polish.

Dr. Aziz Nashef (Guelph Office)

I am a registered psychologist both in Ontario and the state of Massachusetts in the areas of Clinical and Counselling Psychology with adolescents and adults. Currently, I am in the process of adding working with children to my license. I earned my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in child, adolescent and family mental health from William James College in Boston. I currently work in the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Department at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener. Prior to that, I worked for more than 6 years in the Counselling Services Department at the University of Waterloo, providing the student population with individual counselling, group therapy, and psychological assessment for a wide range of psychological difficulties. I have worked in the area of community mental health, day and inpatient hospital programs, and psychological assessment clinics prior to my work at the university. My individual therapy work is informed by Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Positive Psychology. The work that I do with Jett Psychological Services is individual therapy with adolescents and adults.

In my leisure time, I enjoy hiking and playing tennis. I also enjoy learning about meteorology and volunteering in my community.

Saša Mudrinic (Guelph Office)

Saša (pronounced Sasha) provides treatment to adolescents and adults. He has experience helping people with anxiety, depression, trauma, physical injuries, career transitions, and relationship issues. In addition to working in private practice, Sasa has worked in educational settings, sporting environments, and in a multi-disciplinary pain management clinic.  

Saša completed his BA in research psychology, his MA in counselling psychology, and is currently working toward completing his PhD in clinical psychology. His MA dissertation focused on contact sport athletes and their expression of aggression in their personal lives. Saša is a member in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and is in the process of beginning his supervised practice as a Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO). His services are supervised by Dr. Jett. 

In his spare time Saša enjoys playing soccer, learning, working with his hands, travelling, and visiting his family in former Yugoslavia.

Languages: English and Serbo-Croatian/Bosnian

Cathy Cameron (Guelph Office)

I am a Psychotherapist with over 30 years of extensive expertise working with children, adolescents, individuals and families. I am a Registered Psychotherapist with a degree in Clinical Behavioural Sciences and a Diploma in Child and Youth Counselling. I have completed certifications in Focusing Oriented Therapy, Critical Incident Stress Management, Bereavement, Loss & Trauma and Advanced Critical Internship for Sexual Abuse Survivors. The services I provide with Jett Psychological Services are supervised by Dr. Jett. I use an eclectic therapeutic approach using a variety of treatment modalities in her practice to assist clients dealing with personal challenges.

My main focus currently includes: Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Autism, Behavioural Difficulties, Divorce, Emotional Regulation, NVLD (Non-verbal Learning Disability), Parenting Struggles.  I am presently conducting social skills groups in Guelph for children aged 6 to 13. Learning new information, strategies and tools can help you get back on your feet … no matter what life challenges you face.

Hitomi Yokota (Guelph Office)
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in training, working under the supervision of Dr. Jett. I use the person-centred approach to work with clients on day-to-day stress coping, depression, anxiety, interpersonal relationships, and cultural and sexual identities.

I’m a designer and researcher turned clinical counselor and have extensive experience working with underserved populations, such as immigrants, refugees, people with language barriers, as well as people with disabilities and their caregivers. At my other job as a User Experience Designer, I help lead and deliver citizen-centred government services, including healthcare, public transportation, and legal aid services.

I am currently pursuing Master’s of Clinical Mental Health Counselling at the University of the Cumberlands. I am fluent in English and Japanese. In my leisure time, I like to play with my cat, bake bagels, and do rock climbing.

Did you know…

One in five Canadians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime.

 

A psychologist can help.

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