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.
Our Clinical Team
Dr. Vivien Lee
Dr. Vivien Lee is a Clinical Psychologist and founder of the Centre or Trauma Recovery & Growth in Toronto, ON.
Carolynn Turner, MA, RCC
Carolynn Turner, MA, RCC has spent almost 20 years supporting individuals and families who are struggling. She is currently the Founder and Director of Lavender Counselling & Wellness in Langley, a clinician for the COPE and TRP programs (supporting veteran and first responders to build resiliency to the effects of PTSD), Regional Chair for the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, and she regularly speaks as part of the BCTF Wellness Team
Dr. Stu Hoover, R.Psych
Dr. Stu Hoover is a registered psychologist in Edmonton, Alberta. He helps clients work on life transitions (career, family/relationships, loss) and on recovery (trauma, depression, stress/anxiety, isolation).
Dr. Sherry Antonucci
Dr. Sherry Antonucci is a Registered Psychologist (#4834) in Edmonton, Alberta with over 15 years of counselling experience. She is a founding member and partner at Red Tree Psychology, a thriving practice of professional independent practitioners.
Nadia Pirbhai is a Registered Psychologist, with WGM Psychology, working in the Red Deer, AB area. She has worked in various settings including Correctional Service Canada (CSC), Cold Lake, AB, and acute mental health.
Dr. Paulo Matos
Dr. Paulo Matos is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) in British Columbia. Since 1995, he has pursued his passion for counselling by working with diverse populations including youth and adult offenders, people with severe mental illnesses, and couples and families.
Dr. Andrew Carlquist
Dr. Andrew Carlquist is a clinical psychologist for WGM Psychological Services in Toronto, ON. He specializes in helping clients recover from trauma, moral injury, and operational stress injuries.
Shauna Pupp is a Clinical Psychologist with Amundson and Associates in Calgary, Alberta. Shauna has been in practice since 2009.
Dr. Milena Spasojevic
Dr. Milena Spasojevic is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of Clinical Operations, Eastern Canada, with WGM Psychological Services. Dr. Spasojevic completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology with minors in Biology and African-American Studies at the University of Minnesota.