Meet the Team
Meet the Team
Cassandra has been the owner and Director of RMPS since 2013. She brings more than 20 years of experience in working with children and families to the practice. Her background and expertise in the areas of assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD as well as her knowledge of neurofeedback therapy and play therapy give her the broad base of knowledge to direct this multi-faceted private psychology practice.
Cassandra’s experience and knowledge is not only academic; she is the mother of four children. Her experience of being a parent of four children makes her a very practical and realistic therapist. She understands the demands of parenting and does not rely on “book knowledge” or recommendations that appear unattainable for parents. She prides herself in understanding both the needs of the parents and the child. She looks for ways to enhance family functioning so that parents can feel competent and successful in their difficult jobs of raising children with a variety of complex needs.
Shamir joined Rocky Mountain Psychological Services (RMPS) in 2018 as a Business Consultant and is currently serving as Senior Business Consultant. Being an engineer, he gets excited about evidence-based technologies applied at RMPS to help individuals improve self-regulation, manage ADHD symptoms and enhance their abilities to function at their peak in personal and professional settings.
Shamir is a former Vice-President of a Calgary-based Fortune 500 engineering company. After achieving standing as a HeartMath(R) Certified Trainer and HeartMath(R) Certified Coach, he was invited to speak on local, national and international stages featuring notable authors and speakers in Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Mexico and the United States. He is a proud father of two daughters, a supporter of the Calgary Distress Centre, an award-winning stage actor, business growth consultant and a leadership coach and trainer.
Kellie is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She completed a Bachelor of Child and Youth Care with the University of Victoria and a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology through the University of Lethbridge.
Helena Morris is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Helena holds a Master’s in Counselling from the University of Victoria, and she specializes in providing counselling and psychotherapy to children, youth and families who are facing various challenges and mental health concerns.
Helena has experience working with a wide range of presenting issues including anxiety and depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder, addictions, trauma and behavioural concerns. She also has training and experience in suicide intervention and prevention and non-suicidal self-injury. Helena has worked within a variety of settings including crisis residential programs, schools and mental health centres.
Kelsey is a Psychological Assistant at RMPS, specializing in Biofeedback. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Victoria in 2019, and is currently a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology student with Yorkville University.
Katie is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a member of the Alberta Psychological Association . She completed both her undergraduate degree in psychology and Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) at the University of Lethbridge.
Katie is a neurodiversity and LGBTQ+ affirming practitioner, and practices using a strength-based and empathetic approach to working with clients. Katie draws from a variety of modalities, including Synergetic Play Therapy, emotion-focused therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and often incorporates non-directive and directive play, art, and mindfulness into session. Katie is also a Certified AutPlay Therapy Provider and a Certified Safe & Sound Protocol Provider.
John is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. He completed his Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. He brings more than 20 years of experience working with children, teens, and families in a variety of settings. He brings a relaxed and collaborative atmosphere to sessions.
esteem, relationships, parenting, ADHD, grief/loss, addictions, and trauma. This broad experience comes from working in schools, social service agencies, group-care, and clinical settings. He also draws from the practical experience of being a parent to two teenagers as well as a husband. Supporting and empowering clients with mental health concerns is something John genuinely enjoys. John also provides counselling for adults and holds a Gottman level 1 certification for couples therapy.
Adrianna is a Registered Provisional Psychologist who thrives on listening to her Clients’ stories. She specializes in assessment, neurofeedback, and counseling, and is always excited to learn more! She holds an M.Sc. in Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology.
Denise has completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences through the University of Lethbridge and a Master of Counselling with Athabasca University. She is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a member of the Psychological Association of Alberta.
She practices from a client-center approach supported by Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Theraplay, and other play and art-based modalities.
Amanda is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Amanda earned her doctoral degree in Psychology at Brock University in Ontario in 2017, with a specialization in developmental psychology. Amanda provides formal assessment services at RMPS.
Barbara is a Psychological Assistant at RMPS. She is finishing her Masters of Counseling degree through City University in Seattle. Barbara recently completed her Masters of Counseling internship at RMPS. Prior to completing her Masters Degree, Barbara completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil.
Misha is a Registered Provisional Psychologist who provides treatment for a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions, and relationship issues. In the last 10 years, she has worked with children, youth, and adults who have experienced complex trauma and associated mental health concerns.
Megan is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Megan earned her Master of Education in School and Applied Child Psychology from the University of Calgary.
Natalie recently moved back to Calgary, her hometown, from Vancouver to pursue registration as a Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She completed her undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Arts in Psychology) at the University of Calgary and her Masters of Education in School and Applied Child Psychology at the University of British Columbia.
ADHD, and gifted assessments, as well as counseling. Natalie loves to see her clients gain understanding of themselves and develop strategies for building resilience and emotional regulation. Natalie draws from Cognitive-Behavioural-Theory and Synergetic Play Therapy approaches, and utilizes talk, play, and expressive art modalities during her sessions. She is constantly learning, and is interested in gaining knowledge and experience in various models including attachment theory, trauma informed practice, and neurotherapy.