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Ottawa Team


Dr. Mika Sillanpaa – CACCF, CCCCA, DCC, IEEFT, MDiv, GPP, CASC, PHD(cand)
Title: Clinical Director

Mika has been a Clinical Director with Valiant since January 2016. He started in Kelowna Bc and transferred to Ottawa in 2018.

Credentials:  CACCF – Canadian Addictions Counselors Cert. Board, CCCCA – Canadian Christian Clinical Counselors Association, DCC – Doctorate in Clinical Counseling, MDiv – Masters in Divinity, GPP – General Practicing Psychotherapy, ICEEFT – International Center of Excellence Emotionally Focused Therapy, CASC – Canadian Association for Spiritual Care Member, EA – Ordained Pastor, PHD (cand) – Neuropsychology

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Joshua Tan – M.A.
Counselor / Facilitator

Josh has been a valuable team member at Valiant Behavioral Health, since October, 2018.

Credentials: MA in Philosophy, BA in Philosophy, MA in Counseling Psychology – Post Graduate

Extensive occupational experience with those in marginalized communities, including those with intellectual disabilities, experiencing homelessness, and youth in troubled circumstances

Extensive customer service and management experience working in the food services industry

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Raymond J. Bertrand – CAC II
Counselor / Facilitator

20 + years working in Addiction and Mental health field  

  • Credentials: CAC II – Canadian addiction Counselor level 2, Diploma of counseling practice, Certified CBT Practitioner, Certified Gambling counselor, Certified – Get smart Facilitator, Certified in violence Prevention and Awareness, Certified – mindfulness, Practicum supervisor, Counselor training institute 13 addiction and counseling courses, Field Supervisor for SW.

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Rebecca Skuce
Facilitator

  • Credentials: Mental Wellness and Addictions Worker Diploma
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    LeeAnn Dockrill, RPS
    Admissions Coordinator

    10 + years working in Addiction and Mental Health Management

    Interventionist, Relapse Prevention Specialist