Our Staff

Dr. Kevin Jones

Dr. Kevin Jones, Director of Burlington Psychological and Counselling Services, has been working in private practice since 2004. He is a licensed clinical psychologist, registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario. He has also held positions at the Chronic Pain Management Unit at Chedoke…

Dr. Katie Hildyard

Dr. Katie Hildyard, Co-Director of BPCS, has been working in private practice since 2003. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario and is a registered clinical psychologist with the Ontario College of Psychologists. Dr. Hildyard has held positions at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, and…

Dr. Erin Fallis

Dr. Erin Fallis is a Psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Waterloo. Previously she has held position at The Royal Ottawa in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program and the Community Mental Health Program, the Centre for Mental Health Research, and…

Dr. Brian Mainland

Dr. Brian Mainland received his Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from Ryerson University. Dr. Mainland’s professional experience includes providing counselling services, as well as psychological and neuropsychological assessment services. Dr. Mainland provides evidence-based therapy (e.g., Cognitive-Bahvioural Therapy) to support adults with various challenges, including anxiety, depression and chronic pain. He tailors his treatment approach to…

Dr. Shannon Pursley

Dr. Shannon Pursley (formerly Currie) received her Ph.D. from Dalhousie University in 2010. Dr. Pursley’s professional experience has included providing psychological assessment and treatment services at the Behavioural Medicine, Epilepsy, and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Services at the London Health Sciences Centre. Previously, she worked in a variety of clinical settings in Halifax, including hospital and community-based…

Dr. Helen Macaulay

Dr. Helen Macaulay received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from York University in 2010. She has worked in the Mood and Anxiety Program at St. Joseph’s Health Care-London and the General Adult Ambulatory Mental Health Service at London Health Sciences Centre. Dr. Macaulay also has experience providing treatment in a university-based counselling centre. More recently,…

Dr. Carly Shecter

Dr. Carly Shecter is a registered clinical psychologist with the Ontario College of Psychologists, and she received her Ph.D. in School and Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Toronto. Along with her work at the practice, she is currently working at Markham Stouffville Hospital in the Child and Adolescent Services. Dr. Shecter has trained…

Dr. Kim Houtmeyers

Dr. Kim Houtmeyers received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Windsor.  She has been working in a private practice setting since 2001, and previously held positions at Hamilton Health Sciences.  She is also an Adjunct Faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Brock University. Dr. Houtmeyers assesses and treats a variety…

Dr. Andrea Markovic (Supervised Practice)

Dr. Andrea Markovic is a Psychologist in Supervised Practice with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her M.A. in Developmental Psychology from Brock University. Dr. Markovic is currently employed on a part-time basis at the Hospital for Sick…

Dr. Andrea Koster-Baier

Dr. Andrea Koster-Baier began working in private practice in 2004. She is a licensed clinical psychologist, registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2004. Prior to this, she attended Queens University, where she obtained her degree in psychology. Dr. Koster-Baier’s experience includes a…

Ms. Carol Jepson

Carol Jepson is a psychoeducational consultant who conducts assessments of school-aged children and adolescents. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Medicine (Occupational Therapy), a Masters Degree in Special Education (Learning Disabilities) and a Masters Degree in Applied Psychology (School Psychology). Ms. Jepson has worked in a variety of health & educational settings…

Ms. Laura Chapman

Ms. Laura Chapman has over ten years of experience conducting psychoeducational assessments for children and adolescents. She is employed as a Psychoeducational Consultant with a local school board, and has conducted assessments for ErinoakKids as part of their Autism Intervention Services. Given her current role in the school board and having served as an academic…

Ms. Alison Murray

Ms. Alison Murray has extensive experience in the field of school psychology and is a licensed Psychological Associate  in the province of Ontario. She has extensive experience conducting psychoeducational assessments with children of all ages.  She has worked in a hospital setting, the psychology departments of several Ontario school boards and in  private practice settings…

Ms. Susan Garofolo

Susan is a Certified Child Psychotherapist, Play Therapist and Theraplay Therapist with 20 years experience. She is a member in good standing with both the Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy and the Theraplay Institute of Chicago. In 2013, she was honoured with the Monica Herbert Award for her contribution and dedication to Play…

Ms. Debbie Smith, Office Administrator

Ms. Debbie Smith provides assistance with respect to general clinic inquiries, intake and new referrals, and scheduling of existing clients. Phones are answered between the hours of 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m…

Ms. Marian Mainland

Marian Mainland is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario in School and Clinical Psychology.  She began her career working at Grand River Hospital Child & Family Clinic in Kitchener.  She then moved to the college system to develop support services and provide assessments and interventions for students with disabilities.  She did this for…

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