Our Staff

Dr. Yumi Hopfner, Ph.D., R.D.Psych., APE

Registered Doctoral Psychologist (AB #3601, SK #848) 

    

I am not what happened to me. 

I am what I choose to become.

Carl. G. Jung 

Yumi is registered as a Doctoral Psychologist in Alberta and Saskatchewan. She is also a Registered Clinical Psychologist in Japan.  She has a MA in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. 

 

Yumi has been working with clients since 1999. She has been working in Canada since 2007, providing counselling services, clinical consultation as well as supervision.

 

"What I love about my work is that, although when I initially meet people, they are often at difficult places in their life, through the process of counselling, I get to be a part of the positive changes and be a witness to their journey of incredible courage, hope and transformation. I feel honoured that my clients allow me to walk with them through their journey. "

Hayley Meyer, BSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker (AB #15244, SK #4201)

 

Hayley is a registered Social Worker with both the Alberta College of Social Workers and the Saskatchewan Association of Social Work, from the University of Regina program. Her experience in social work is rooted in counselling, having worked with children and youth and adults, working mostly with anxiety and depression. Hayley believes in the importance of shared respect and trust in the therapeutic relationship and in the importance of the client’s expertise in their own life, as well as the belief that the counselling process helps to guide an individual to the truths and answers they already hold but needed help to find.

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Tammy Blyan, MSW, RSW

Registered Social worker (AB #12093, SK#5400) 

Tammy is a registered social worker with both the province of Alberta and Saskatchewan.  She has a master's degree in social work. Tammy has held a variety of roles in the human services field, including counselling, child and family services, family support, and non-profit organizations.  She is a trauma-informed practitioner rooted in a strength-based, holistic, collaborative model.  She recognizes a person’s internal power and resilience and supports them to further develop their own innate ability in the face of adversity through a process of mutual cause, respect, and connection. 

Jennifer Schulze, MSW, RSW 
Registered Social Worker (AB #11593, SK #5599) 

 

Jennifer is a registered Social Worker with both the Alberta College of Social Workers and the Saskatchewan Association of Social Work and received her degree through the University of Calgary. She has a master's degree in social work.  Her experience in Social Work has been primarily with Alberta Child and Family Services but also in counseling and more recently a health care setting. Jennifer works from a trauma-informed, strengths-based and person-centered approach. She believes that therapy is a collaborative process that guides clients to increase personal strengths and gain new perspectives. She creates a safe space for clients to explore life’s difficulties and create inner healing. 

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Catherine, Admin/Intake

    

Catherine is a mother of 2 young girls and has been living in Lloydminster for the past 12 years. She attended Reeves Business College. She has worked in an administrative role in the financial, business and medical industries on and off for over 10 years. She loves working with and meeting new people.

"I thrive most when I am interacting with other people, it gives me a sense of happiness and a boost of energy for the rest of the day."

Sharla White, BSW, RSW 
Registered Social Worker (AB #9366, SK #2276) 

 

Sharla is a trauma-informed practitioner who focuses on creating a safe place for clients to share their story.   She believes in a strength-based, compassionate, trusting, and collaborative approach.  

“It is a privilege to be part of a client’s personal path of healing and working together to achieve their goals and celebrate their successes”.     

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 ​​Emmy Kuypers, MSW, RSW