Psychotherapy Team

Each of our team members brings a set of unique skills and passion for the work we do. Training and continued professional development play a key role in ensuring we are working together to develop creative, effective programming. We also welcome any opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to better support the learners and families we work with.

Candice Fedy, MA-candidate, RP-Q
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) Practicum Student

Candice has over 15 years of experience working with communication disorders, learning strategy, and behaviour intervention. During her time as a Communication Disorders Assistant and ABA Therapist, she supported many children and their caregivers in hospital, home, and community settings. She enjoyed being able to work with both youth and adults to build skills, and has always found herself drawn to roles that allow her to explore the art of teaching. Candice takes an eclectic approach to intervention, integrating various evidence-based theories to support individuals on their learning and healing journey. She is excited to bring her personalized approach to psychotherapy, and strives to provide compassionate, person-centred care.

Candice completed her Bachelor of Communication and Conflict Studies, a graduate certificate in Communication Disorders, and a graduate certificate in Applied Learning Disability Studies. Candice is completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. She is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Candice provides psychotherapy services, as part of her MACP practicum at Yorkville University, under the supervision of our psychotherapy team. She is currently offering low-cost therapy sessions from May to December 2024.

Amanda Snary, MA, RP-Q
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Amanda has experience working as an ABA Therapist, providing one-to-one and group-based support. As a psychotherapist, Amanda is excited to learn and grow her skills to better support children with disabilities and their families. She recognizes the need for effective and compassionate mental health services that support the whole family. She continues to expand her knowledge of both behaviour analysis and Psychotherapy, so that she can apply different modalities and frameworks within her therapy sessions.
Amanda completed her Bachelor of Social Science with a specialization in conflict studies and human rights, and her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. She is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Amanda completed her MACP practicum at Yorkville University in 2023, under the supervision of our psychotherapy team, and has been contracted to provide psychotherapy services.

Conflict of interest statement: Amanda is currently employed at KidsAbility and cannot provide psychotherapy to individuals receiving Autism & Behaviour Support Services at KidsAbility.

Allyson Gassner, MA, RP
Registered Psychotherapist

Allyson has experience working as an ABA Therapist, providing home and community-based support. She has worked with children aged 3 to 10, with a variety of goals and behavioural challenges. As a psychotherapist, Allyson is passionate about working with children and adolescents to manage their emotions, develop social skills, and expand their executive function. She strives to help her clients overcome anxiety, depression, and increase their self-esteem. As a parent herself, paired with the experience of working closely with families throughout her years as an in-home ABA Therapist, Allyson has developed a strong sense of appreciation for the various stressors that come with being a caregiver. Allyson uses a strengths-based and solution-focused perspective to implement integrative behaviour-based approaches, with a focus on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Allyson completed her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, with a special interest in Applied Behaviour Analysis, and her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. She is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Allyson has been contracted to provide psychotherapy services, as part of our psychotherapy team.

Kim Trudeau-Craig, RP, BCBA
External Supervisor for Psychotherapy Services

Kim brings many years of experience, working with children, adolescents and adults with autism, learning and intellectual disabilities, mental health needs, and aquired brain injuries. Kim currently provides mental health services to individuals with a wide range of diagnoses and treatment goals. She works with clients presenting with issues related to anxiety, depression, phobias, emotional dysregulation, trauma, anger, stress, parent-child relationships, and family conflict. Kim uses a variety of behaviour-based approaches, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Kim completed a diploma in behavioural sciences, her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and her Master of Science in Psychology with a special interest in Applied Behaviour Analysis. She is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), and a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.
Kim has been contracted to provide external supervision for our psychotherapy services, as well as some professional development and clinical oversight for our ABA team.