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Carol Stalker

Professor Emeritus

Areas of Expertise: Walk-in counselling services Psychological trauma; Mental health counselling; Adult survivors of childhood abuse; Effects of child abuse on interactions with health care providers; Interprofessional practice in primary health care; Social work practice

Biography: Dr. Stalker retired from her faculty position in December 2014. However, as Professor Emeritus, she continues to advise a small number of doctoral students and collaborate with colleagues on research projects. Her research interests include learning more…

Nick Coady


Areas of Expertise: Psychotherapy research; Therapeutic relationships; Counselling theories and skills; Group work with male batterers

Biography: Until becoming dean of the FSW in 2011, Nick taught in the individuals, families, and groups field of study. His teaching and research interests include relationship and other common factors in counselling, artistic/intuitive elements in counselling, the…

Heidi Ahonen

Professor of Music Therapy; Director of the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research (CIMTR)

Areas of Expertise: Music Medicine; Music therapy; Psychotherapy; Music Psychotherapy; Group analysis; Creative arts therapies; Traumatized adult clients; Depression; Refugees; Burnout; Vicarious Trauma; Counselling; Supervision; Low Frequency Sound Therapy Thalamocortical dysrythmia; 40 Hz research

Biography: Dr. Heidi Ahonen (, …

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