National Mental Health Service Provider

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

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.

Dr. Tim Black

Jim Marland, MA

Clinical Advisor

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

Clinical Advisor

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

Helena Hawryluk

Clinical Advisor

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.

Dr. Megan McElheran

Jerris Popik

Clinical Advisor

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. Tim Black

Dr. Vivien Lee

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Megan McElheran

Carolynn Turner, MA, RCC

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Megan McElheran

Dr. Stu Hoover, R.Psych

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Dr. Sherry Antonucci

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Nadia Pirbhai

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Dr. Paulo Matos

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Dr. Andrew Carlquist

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Shauna Pupp

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Dr. Milena Spasojevic

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Gary F. Dawe, B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. L. Psych.

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Linda Antoniazzi

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Matthew McDaniel, RCC

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Michelle Lucci, Registered Psychologist

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tim Black

Ria Nishikawara, M.A, R.C.C

Clinical Advisor