Our Clinical Team
Our Clinical Team
Clinical delivery is the hallmark of Wounded Warriors Canada programming. Over the last three years our team has been working to attract some of the best trauma therapists in the country. Without their expertise and dedication to the men and women who serve Canada at home and abroad, our work simply would not be possible.
Program Development Team
Dr. Tim Black
National Clinical Advisor
Dr. Tim Black, R. Psych. is an Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of Victoria who specializes in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Military to Civilian Transition and group counselling approaches.
Jim Marland, MA
Jim is registered as a psychologist in Alberta and Ontario and is a certified Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator and holds an Advanced Certificate in Adventure Education.
Dr. Megan McElheran
Dr. Megan McElheran is a Clinical Psychologist with WGM Psychological Services in Calgary, AB. Dr. McElheran completed graduate training at the Stanford University clinical psychology consortium, during which she obtained specialized training in the treatment of PTSD through the National Center for PTSD in Menlo Park, CA.
Helena Hawryluk is a Registered Social Worker and co-founder of Families First: Support for Occupational Stress Inc. For over a decade, she has worked as a social worker with military and Veteran families who have been impacted by Operational Stress Injuries. Helena completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Concordia University and a Bachelor of Social Work from University of Calgary. She was also awarded theWounded Warriors Canada Doctoral Scholarship.
Jerris Popik started her professional journey in Alberta as a frontline crisis worker. Her passion for connecting and supporting children and families impacted by trauma was fostered over the past eight years working with the Military Family Resource Centre offering trauma informed play-based counselling and programming for military and veteran children and youth. She is also a graduate student in the Masters of Social Work program with the University of Calgary.