Nicolle Miller, MA, RP

Clinical Director

Nicolle obtained her Master’s degree in Health Psychology. Although Nicolle’s focus has been on addiction, she works with clients suffering from a wide variety of mental health issues. She utilizes a client-centered and holistic approach, including mindfulness, to support emotional, interpersonal, marital, family, and other individual struggles. Nicolle has worked with individuals and families who are struggling with substance abuse, codependency, mood disorders, including anxiety and depression, as well as childhood trauma. She can support individuals and families experiencing separation, trauma, difficulty with assertiveness, self-esteem, and anger, among other daily struggles.

Nicolle’s ability to create a safe and comfortable environment allows for the development of a trusting relationship that is conducive to clients’ desired outcome. Her focus on all areas of an individual’s life allows each client to enhance and maintain their wellness. She has experience with solution-focused therapies, using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, as well as utilizing a psychodynamic approach to address past experiences.

While fulfilling her role as the Clinical Director, Nicolle is actively supporting clients through private and supervised practice, as well as Employee Assistance Programs.

Nicolle is a certified member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario as well as the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counselors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).

Korri Bickle, MSc, RP

Executive Director

Korri is a graduate of Trent University with a Master of Science in Health Psychology and a graduate of Ryerson University with a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Studies. Korri works with a variety of individuals who are seeking support. Korri often works with adults and couples who are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, stress management, self-esteem, communication, and relationship concerns.

Korri specializes in working with children, youth, and their families that are facing anxiety, depression, behavioural concerns, struggles in school, and changes in family dynamics. She has over 10 years of experience in the field and brings innovative strategies and treatment plans to her clients.

Korri utilizes strategies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Short-Term Solution Focused Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. Korri takes a client-centred approach to working with individuals and families. She is motivated and driven to help clients resolve problems and make attainable life goals.

Korri is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).

Danielle Sage, MSc

Director of Client Care

Danielle is a graduate of Trent University with a Masters Degree in Social Psychology. Danielle utilizes strategies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Assertiveness Training, and Stress Management. She employs a Rogerian Client-Centred Approach to interacting with her clients.

Danielle specializes in working with couples who are experiencing issues related to marital conflict, sexual satisfaction, and coping with change. Furthermore, Danielle works with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem, body image and weight management, and life transitions. She is able to assist her clients with improving their communication, building confidence, and developing self-care routines. Danielle is eager to help individuals find ways to explore their concerns, set attainable goals, and work towards a happier self.

While fulfilling her role as the Director of Client Care, Danielle is actively supporting clients through private and supervised practice, as well as Employee Assistance Programs. Danielle is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).

Jennifer Robbins

Administrator

Jennifer is responsible for managing the administrative needs at both the Bowmanville and Port Hope offices. She primarily works out of their main office in downtown Bowmanville. Jen has been working in customer service for over 10 years and has been fundamental in the success of delivering Counselling Connection’s services to the community.

Kelly Gaebel, MC, RP

Psychotherapist

Kelly has a Masters of Counselling degree and utilizes a psychodynamic psychotherapeutic approach to support her client’s in making connections between their lived experiences and current life challenges and struggles. Using this information Kelly works with her clients to develop attainable goals and strategies to move forward in their journey in a healthy and mindful manner. She has experience supporting clients with a variety of challenges including anxiety and depression, trauma, relationship challenges, life transitions, identity and self-esteem development.

Kelly also has extensive experience supporting children and youth who are struggling with changes in family dynamics, trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship struggles and behavioural concerns. She utilizes an eclectic range of strategies to support her clients, including play and narrative therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and relaxation and mindfulness techniques.

Kelly is a Registered Psychotherapists with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP) and a Professional Member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).

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