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.

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 experience. Whether you’re facing a crisis or seeking a more balanced, insightful perspective on your life, Kate would feel privileged to assist you. Each individual, couple, and family is unique such that Kate embraces an integrative approach to best meet your specific needs making your goal achievement her highest priority. Areas of specialization include trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, chronic pain, addiction, and couples counselling. Kate is registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (License #006637). 

Kate is a compassionate therapist you can trust!

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.

Jill Cressy, Wellness Coach & Consultant (BPHE, MEd, RHEP)

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.

Jill offers consulting services and training in the areas of health, fitness, wellness, mindfulness, health products and education.

Annie Gaudreault,
Holistic nutritionist, Speaker, Wellness Coach

As a healthy aging expert and certified nutritional practitioner, Annie founded VEEV Health & Wellness to support smart and successful women at mid life lose weight, sleep better and get more of what they want. An endurance athlete with 12 marathons and 3 Ironman triathlons under her belt, Annie lives what she preaches.

A prior 25+ year career as a brand consultant working with executives of Fortune 500 companies gave her a solid background to serve the wellness needs of those living busy lives.

She is a regular speaker to the media, corporations and lifestyle organizations on various topics of health and is a healthy aging expert. Annie’s membership number in the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners (CANNP) is # 554705941.