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Gina Ko

Associate Director I am an Associate Director for City University’s Master of Counselling Program. I am a Registered Psychologist in Alberta and have extensive experience in single-session and brief models of therapy. I have a private practice whereby I see individuals, couples, and families in areas of concerns such as relationship issues, anxiety, depression, life […]

David Quick, M.Ed.

Associate Faculty David began his teaching career in 1978 and since then has served in 8 different school districts in a variety of roles from teacher to superintendent in Newfoundland and Alberta. Throughout his 38-year career David has been an innovative educator and administrator who has always kept students as the focus. One of David’s […]

Koreen Martfeld, Ph.D., R.Psych

Associate Program Director, (Edmonton) Dr. Martfeld, is an Associate Program Director and Clinical Director for the Edmonton Virtual Counselling Clinic. Although Dr. Martfeld took on the Associate Director role in April 2020, she has been an instructor at City University since 2011, and has taught many different courses including assessment, human sexuality, diversity, brief therapy, intro to counselling, and […]

Anna Rissanen, PhD, MEd

Associate Director , Internship Coordinator Dr Anna Rissanen’s qualifications include a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Eastern Finland (Faculty of Medicine), and MEd in postsecondary education from Memorial University. She has been a director, scientific researcher and teacher in a broad range of international postsecondary settings. She has publications in Neuroscience and in […]

Christine H. Mhina, PhD

Associate Program Director  As an Associate Program Director, I work collaboratively with faculty and students to ensure effective delivery of research skills and to contribute to a quality student experience by ensuring the success of research endeavors in the Counselling program. I have been teaching for the past fifteen years. Prior to my role as […]

Isaac Cherian, MA

Associate Faculty As an Associate Faculty with the Master of Counselling Programs in Edmonton, I teach courses in Ethics and sexuality from 2015. My background is in Psychology, and I have been teaching and practicing Psychotherapy for over ten years.

Christine A. Chaffey, MC

Associate Faculty As a faculty member of CityU (Edmonton), since 2016, I have taught Psychology of Grief and Loss and Family Systems Therapy.  I have over 30 years of professional and volunteer experience in both the public and private sectors of the social and human service industries and currently work fulltime as a Clinical Supervisor […]

Davis P. Tharayil, PhD

Associate Faculty My responsibility in teaching CPC-526 Counselling Psychology Theory is to facilitate students’ foundational knowledge in the process of being an effective clinician. After graduating in MA in Guidance and Counselling from the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, and MA and Ph.D. in Psychology major in Clinical Psychology from the University of the Philippines, […]

Meena Ramaswamy, MC

Associate Faculty I am a faculty member for CityUniversity of Seattle in Canada – Edmonton campus. I have been teaching since 2018.

Leonce Rushubirwa, PhD

Associate Faculty I have been teaching at City University, Edmonton since October 2019. In my native Tanzania, I taught multiple courses at elementary schools, secondary schools, and post-secondary levels. At City University, Edmonton Taught multiple ages students, provided choices, autonomy and encouraged student reflections Conducted research, measurement, evaluation, course reviews and wrote grant proposals Developed […]

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