Current Student Clinicians at North Simcoe Therapy Network


Alysia takes a compassionate and person-centered approach to counselling. She is passionate about fostering a sense of self-awareness in others and holds a genuine curiosity about the experiences of her clients.

A Simcoe County local, she has Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and enjoyed working with cultures all over the world while supporting communities through change and development. Alysia is currently completing her MA in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. As a Yoga teacher and mindfulness practitioner, she has a strong focus on how the body expresses emotions and retains experiences and enjoys weaving these concepts into her sessions in order to foster a greater sense of self-awareness in both the body and the mind.

Alysia enjoys spending time outdoors and loves to camp and hike. When rainy days keep her inside, she is an avid knitter, crocheter, and all-around fiber enthusiast! “


Sara has grown up in the Simcoe County area and has earned an advanced diploma in Child and Youth work through Georgian college as well as Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lakehead University. Sara is currently completing her MA in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.   

Sara has enjoyed working with children, adolescence and their families. She hopes to support clients in achieving their goals within their counselling experience using a person-centered approach.  Sara enjoys a variety of modalities including cognitive behaviour therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy while incorporating mindfulness practices. 

Sara enjoys time outdoors with her children and loves to bike ride as well as time at the beach  During quiet moments, Sara is an avid reader and enjoys a variety of books. 


Kristen’s sense of compassion and empathy are at the center of counselling practice. Local to the area, Kristen has completed a Bachelor of Arts degree with Brock University, a post-graduate certificate with Honours in Addictions: Treatment and Prevention from Georgian College, and is currently enrolled in the Yorkville University Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology program. Kristen’s approach to counselling is non-directive, person-centered, and she is a firm believer that the client is the expert on themselves. She utilizes aspects of CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, ACT, and Motivational Interviewing within her therapeutic approach and has a passion for working with survivors of trauma. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys game nights with friends, dog walks with her best girl, Stella, and unwinding with a good book or show.

If you are interested in services through the Student Clinic, please contact NSTN at either (705) 481-1925 or