Lakeside Wellness Therapy Affiliates will work to find the right professional service provider for you. A range of counselling, health, wellness, and educational services available.

All service providers are available by appointment ONLY In-Person and/or On-line.

Jill Cressy BPHE, MEd
Wellness Coach

Jill is a Registered Health and Exercise Practitioner, National Fitness Leadership Association Accredited and Member to the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals. Jill provides innovative workshops, webinars and coaching sessions that engage and inspire, as well as personalized Wellness Coaching Sessions.

A certified fitness leader, yoga teacher, trainer and coach Jill has over 20 years of leadership experience designing, delivering and evaluating health and fitness programs, promoting physical activity and wellness, providing excellent customer service and managing a large number of staff including hiring, training, mentoring, coaching and scheduling.

She has published articles on physical activity and health, and received UofT Excellence through Innovation Awards for various wellness initiatives. Jill offers consulting services and training in the areas of health, fitness, wellness, mindfulness and education.

Maria Carinelli MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker & Psychotherapist
Psychology Today

Maria is a registered Social Worker & Psychotherapist with over 30 years of experience helping children, youth, couples and families, through her work at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH)- Canada’s largest psychiatric hospital. Maria is a reliable and caring expert with real results providing depression, trauma, and addiction services. Her training and areas of practice include CBT, DBT skills, Trauma informed, Parenting, Couple/Family therapy, Group work.

Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers, Maria’s registration number is 323208.

Maria is a clinical social worker you can trust!

Kate Paul M.A., RP
Registered Psychotherapist
New Leaf Counselling & Psychotherapy

Kate is a Registered Psychotherapist with close to 10 years of counselling experiences in the field. Her interested in integrative health and wellness are impressive and includes experiences with physical injury, depression, and trauma care.

Kate is registered in the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). Her registration number is 006637.

Kate is a compassionate therapist you can trust!

Dr. David Gabriele
Naturopath & Acupuncturist
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David is registered with the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, registration #3408. David specializes in:

  • Nutrition,
  • Pain & musculoskeletal issues
  • Digestive problems
  • Anxiety & mood problems
  • Weight loss
  • Hormonal issues
  • General health improvement consultation.

Dr. Gabriele has over 20 years experience teaching Taiji, Qigong, meditation and self-defense. David loves to empower people to take control of their lives and become active in their own care.

Dr. Lisa Romano-Dwyer PhD
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar

Lisa is an accomplished scholar. Principally interested in meaningful change, Lisa has devoted her career to creating safe spaces for people to learn and grow. Dr. Romano-Dwyer PhD is available to consult on:

  • Personalized education and life planning programs
  • Scholarship Applications
  • Academic Achievement
  • Safe Schools Programs & Services
  • Child Protection Training
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellness Programs
  • Educational Advocacy & Support

Lisa will help you ensure that your child or adolescent has access to educational programs and services promised under the Education Act in Ontario. She will help you know your rights, and advocate for safe system navigation without unnecessary legal costs or angry litigation.