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our team.

We're a group of Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Parent Coaches, passionate about addressing the mental health issues of today.

our team


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Dr. M.E. Picher

Founding Program Director, Registered Psychotherapist

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Registered Psychotherapist

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Catherine Lau

Registered Psychotherapist, 

Board Certified Behavior Analyst,

Certified Art Therapist

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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

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Kamal Chandhok

Registered Psychotherapist

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Gurman Randhawa

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

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Veronica Benyamin

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

other disciplines.

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Registered Speech-Language Pathologist

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Occupational Therapist

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Child and Family Counsellor,

Parent Coach

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Intake Coordinator


our values.


We believe every person is born with the capacity to live a healthy, happy and fulfilling life. Using a strength-based perspective, we work to uncover and build upon the positive potential within each child, adult and family. 

About Us
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From the Founders of
The Giving Tree Centre

The Giving Tree Centre was founded in response to the children's mental health crisis that has worsened as a result of the global COVID pandemic .  After hearing countless stories from desperate parents who were unable to find quality support for their children's anxiety, and other mental health issues, we decided to take action and create a responsive, compassionate and comprehensive children's mental health service, focused on supporting the inherent strengths and wellbeing that exists within each child and family. 

​We have been privileged to be able to help thousands of families around the GTA and are thrilled to announce that we have expanded into the adult population as of 2024! We look forward to  serving you - we are here when you need us.

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Diana and Martin founders of the giving tree  centre psychology clinic
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