A Treatment Centre for Men and Women with
Addictions & Concurrent Mental Health Disorders

Our Team

Our therapists are members of the following Associations:

  • Canadian Psychological Association
  • Ontario College of Psychologists
  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Ontario Association of Social Workers
  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
  • Certification in Sexual Addiction Therapy

Dr. Christine Courbasson
Clinical Advisor

Dr. Christine Courbasson Dr. Courbasson, the Clinical Advisor of Trafalgar Residence is a registered Psychologist and has worked in a variety of settings from the small community health centre to the largest mental health and addiction treatment center in Canada. Dr. Courbasson’s background includes, Head of the Eating Disorders and Addiction Clinic, Director of Training: Clinical...

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Laura Demoe, BA, M.S.W., RSW
Clinical Manager & Therapist

Laura Demoe, BA, M.S.W., RSW Laura Demoe holds an Honours degree in Psychology from Brock University, a Master in Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, has completed Advanced Core Skills Training in Emotion-Focused Couples’ Therapy Training and currently completing Certification in Sex Addiction Therapy. Laura’s interest in addiction began during her undergraduate...

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Nathaniel James, M.A., R.P.
Registered Psychotherapist, Psychometrist

Nathaniel James, M.A., R.P. Nathaniel is a counsellor and a psychometrist that has been working in the mental health and addictions field for over five years. He has worked as a psychometrist at a private practice completing neuropsychological and psychological assessments and counselling sessions. He has also worked as a research assistant at a major mental health and addictions hospital...

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Souha Bawab, M.A., R.P.
Registered Psychotherapist

Souha Bawab, M.A., R.P. Souha is passionate about supporting people in their quest for well-being.  She has a Masters degree in psychology and has worked with adults seeking help for mental health difficulties and addictions for over five years in a general mental health hospital setting and a specialized addiction centre.  Souha’s work included individual therapy,...

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Shane Smyth
Registered Psychotherapist

Shane Smyth Shane is a registered psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP). Born in Ireland and qualified initially as a mechanical engineer he became interested in psychotherapy through personal growth and engagement in...

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Marinela Trickett B.Sc. MACP.OACCPP
Clinical Therapist

Marinela Trickett B.Sc. MACP.OACCPP As a University of Toronto alumnus, I have extensive training as a Behaviour Therapist, and years of experience working with people suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder with CAMH and private practice. The complexity of BPD is such that neccessitates acquiring additional knowledge of and experience with various Axis I disorders. I have experience working...

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Paitra Surerus-Marsh, MA Psych
Registered Psychotherapist

Paitra Surerus-Marsh, MA Psych Paitra is a Registered Psychotherapist with the CRPO and a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists, and Psychotherapists (OACCPP). She has extensive experience in providing individual therapy and support to adolescents and adults with anxiety, developmental disorders, depression, trauma/ PTSD, self-esteem issues, substance...

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Kinga Burjan BSc, MA
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Kinga Burjan BSc, MA Kinga’s approach to therapy is mindfulness-based and client-centered. She believes that part of recovery means rediscovering oneself and finding new meaning and purpose in life.  She has completed a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Care & Psychotherapy with extra training in addictions, and couple & family therapy. The psychotherapeutic...

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Raymond Moore, ICADC
Supervising Day Counsellor

Raymond Moore, ICADC Raymond Moore is an internationally certified alcohol and drug counsellor with 8 years of experience. He began his career at Renascent in 2007 and has worked in other addictions centres across the GTA. Raymond is a well-respected member of the addiction community and is known for his ability to connect with the clients he is working with. Raymond is a member of...

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Jennifer Page, D.T.A.T.I, B.F.A.
Art Therapist

Jennifer Page, D.T.A.T.I, B.F.A. Jennifer is a professional Art Therapist who supports people in recovery by encouraging personal expression through the creative arts. Art therapy allows for people of all ages to be an expert in their own story, to honour their experiences and ascertain control over their own lives. Engaging in the arts and the creative process can be a powerful way to heal as...

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Testimonials Blog

Last night I had a conversation with my son.  He came home from work. He looks good, healthy. Told me that  he wanted to...


This being my third rehab in less than a year, I found the therapy I received one-on-one much better here than at Greenstone. The...


Trafalgar residences helped me in many ways. Through my addiction, I had lost myself. I had no self-esteem, many anger issues, a lot...


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Our clinical team collaborates to create individualized and integrated treatment programs to competently address both addiction and mental health disorders, enabling clients to achieve long-term recovery success.

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