MACP, RP, Practice Director
When choosing a therapist, Talisa believes it is all about the fit. In order for therapy to be successful you must be comfortable with your therapist. If you are unsure of what it is you are really looking for, but know you want a change, Talisa will walk alongside you to help empower you to discover and reconnect with yourself. If you are ready to dig in and dive deep to heal past trauma and understand your current relationship difficulties, Talisa would be a great fit for you. Talisa specializes in working with young adults through individual therapy as they seek to discover their true self, heal from childhood experiences, and put an end to repeating patterns that are undesired. When you are ready to get un-stuck, Talisa will be ready to walk with you through your journey of healing.
About Talisa (She/ Her)
Talisa was born and raised in Southern Ontario, Canada. Although she still calls Ontario home, she is a travel enthusiast and loves spending time exploring new places.
Combining her love of travel with her love of mental health, the Journey Counselling and Psychotherapy was born.
Talisa graduated from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Now Ontario Tech University) in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Forensic Psychology and a minor in Criminal Justice Studies. She went on to complete her Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.
Talisa is currently progressing her formal education through the Doctor of Counselling and Psychotherapy Program at Yorkville University. She anticipates completing the program in Spring 2026.
She has worked in a variety of settings running psychoeducational groups and seminars, as well as providing support through therapeutic intervention to individuals and families. She has worked at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences and at Maplehurst Correctional Facility as well as in group practice. She launched her private practice in 2020 before expanding and creating the Journey Counselling and Psychotherapy in 2022.
Talisa is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (#009347), a Non-Certified Professional Member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and a Professional Member of the Ontario Association for Mental Health Professionals.