Affialtes are therapists in your community that have been trained in ‘Agriculture Informed Therapy’ so that your farming experiences are better understood and valued.
Diana Moldoveanu, RP (Qual), CCC
Areas Served: in-person on demand: Greater Montreal Area, South Shore, Laval, Laurentians; online: Canada wide.
Diana is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC) who utilizes a strength-based approach to counselling, drawing on positive psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. She has expertise in helping clients navigate challenges authentically and stays up to date with the latest scientific findings. With a strong European family background in rural living and farming, Diana is committed to counselling and inspiring Canadian farmers of all origins. Diana offers counseling in English, French, Romanian and Spanish.e: [email protected]
p: (343) 307-0626
Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Areas Served: Wisconsin, USA
Carissa is an active wife and mom of three. She and her husband own and operate a small farm in Central Wisconsin. As a therapist, Carissa’s approach is to create a partnership with you, where you’ll work together to identify your needs and make progress toward the goals that you set for yourself. Carissa’s office is 100% virtual to better serve individuals living in rural arease: [email protected]
Wendy Hawkins, MSW, RSW, RP
Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Social Worker
Areas Served: Wendy provides virtual counselling across Ontario.
Wendy has provided counselling for over 30 years. She specializes in treating a wide range of conditions including anxiety, depression, chronic pain, grief, past and current trauma, and complex trauma. She is both a Registered Psychotherapist and a Registered Social Worker.e: [email protected]
Karen Skinner, MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker
Areas Served: in-person: Bluewater area; virtually throughout Ontario
Karen grew up on a dairy farm and is familiar with some of the additional stressors that come along with farming and being a member of a farming family/community. She uses a person-centered, strength-based approach with her clients. Karen has a passion for working with individuals in rural communities to meet their specific needs. She offers virtual counselling to Ontario residents through her private practice and free short-term counselling (8-10 sessions) at the Bluewater Area Family Health Team (BAFHT) in Zurich, Ontario. To access her services at BAFHT, you must reside in the Bluewater area; you do not have to have a doctor at BAFHT.e: [email protected]
Kirsten Camartin, MSW, RSW, DTATI
Art Therapist, Registered Social Worker
Areas Served: Grey and Bruce Counties
I believe people have the solutions to the challenges that arise and that each of us has a desire to feel better. I offer creative workshops that focus on particular topics such as stress and burnout, accepting circumstances that cannot be changed, and getting to know the role of your inner critic. Stay tuned for a workshop near you.e: [email protected]
Carrie Pollard, MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker
Areas Served: Carrie provides virtual counselling across Ontario.
Carrie is an experienced psychotherapist that uses compassion, understanding and humor to help you accept yourself as you are and work on creating healthy changes. Carrie uses (and have been trained in) various therapeutic modalities, and will tailor her approach to your unique strengths. She has received training from the Gottman Institute in couples therapy, DBT Skills training through the Linehan Institute and Mindfulness-based Self-Compassion training from Drs. Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer.e: [email protected]