Clare Paterson
Executive Director
With more than 30 years experience in leadership and management, Clare designs and develops programs to motivate staff, board and volunteers in effective service delivery which meets the needs of children, youth and families.
Hannah Sun-Reid
Play Therapist
Hannah is a Certified Child Psychotherapist, Play Therapist Supervisor and a Certified Attachment focused Psychotherapist with more than 25 years of experience working with children and families who experience life challenges including developmental and emotional difficulties, trauma and loss. Hannah’s expertise is recognized regionally and internationally. A compassionate therapist, Hannah also enjoys sharing her knowledge formally in workshops and conferences.
Caileigh Flannigan
Play Therapist, Infant & Child Development Specialist, AutPlay Therapist
Caileigh is a Registered Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist, Certified AutPlay Therapist, and Certified Trauma & Resiliency Practitioner with over 8 years experience in supporting children and their families. She supports children and families in the areas of anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, and emotional regulation. Caileigh's approach to therapy is family-centered, playful, and strengths-based.
Chantelle Collymore-Mullin
Infant & Child Development Specialist
Chantelle is an Infant and Child Development Specialist and Social Media Content Manager. She has over 20 years experience working with children, youth, and families with diverse needs and is a strong advocate for inclusion. Chantelle completed her schooling in Early Childhood Education, Humanities, and Advanced Studies in Special Needs.
Heather Radford
CAPC/CPNP Coordinator, Infant and Child Development Specialist
Heather is an Infant and Child Development Specialist and the Northumberland Bridges Program Coordinator. She completed her schooling in Linguistics and Child Development. She has worked with families and children in a variety of settings and she is also a strong advocate for children who are born premature
Terra Mucci
AutPlay Therapist
Terra graduated with her BA in French and Hispanic and has been working in the field of education and child development for 20 years. She specializes in working with children, youth and families with exceptionalities. She is a Communications Disorder Assistant and has her Master's of Education as well as additional qualification as a Certified AutPlay Therapist.
Judy Klintworth
Program Assistant
Judy has supported clients, visitors, staff and programs by fulfilling a multitude of tasks including answering the phone, maintaining client documentation, scheduling appointments, food preparation, workshop preparation, event management and much more for over 15 years.
Taylor Nelson
Play Therapist
Taylor is a Registered Social Worker and has been supporting children, youth, and families in the community for 14 years. She has training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Narrative Therapy and Play Therapy. Taylor offers creative and compassionate care to families needing support with anxiety, loss, trauma or relationship-based difficulties.
Julie Sine
Play Therapist
Julie A Sine is a Registered Social Worker and Certified Play Therapist with over seven years of clinical experience supporting children, youth and families. She provides a Child-Centered approach while integrating techniques from solution focused therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, and art counselling. She has also completed Level 1 Theraplay training.