Nick Jones, M.S.W., R.S.W. – Psychotherapist

“Pain and purpose are two sides of the same thing. You hurt where you care, and you care where you hurt” – Steven C. Hayes
Nick Jones, M.S.W., R.S.W. – Psychotherapist

Biography

My name is Nick, and I have been fortunate to walk alongside others in their journey through the many ups and downs of life. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker, and hold a Masters degree in Social Work. Throughout my career in the mental health field, I have had the privilege to work with people of diverse ages and backgrounds, experiencing a wide variety of challenges in life. I continually strive to learn more about the world, myself, and how I can better contribute to the world of psychotherapy.

My Practice

I believe there is a misconception that therapy will “make you feel better” or bring you a care-free life. My work is rooted in the belief that life is inherently challenging, and that it takes significant effort to behave in a way that aligns with our held values. We are all tempted by our minds to avoid and suppress our uncomfortable thoughts and feelings, but unfortunately this often does more harm than good. A large component of my practice is to help people recognize their inherent resilience, and to face their challenges head on with courage and dignity. I believe that only by stepping outside of comfort can one truly grow, and I seek to work with people in developing the skills and awareness to facilitate that growth. We are all human, and I believe that true acceptance of our fears, perceived faults, and past mistakes allows us to move forward towards a fulfilling life replete with meaning and purpose. My style of therapy is not to help someone eliminate anxiety or negative emotions, and in fact I believe it is a fruitless endeavour. Instead, I work with people to form a different relationship with these things; looking at them with honesty, embracing them, and intentionally taking them along for the ride as you move towards what truly matters to you. With that in mind, it would be a privilege to be part of your journey.

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Other Team Members

Dr. Christine Fedora

Dr. Christine Fedora

I am an Indigenous psychotherapist and the owner of Oak Tree Therapy.
B.A. (Honours), M.S.W., RSW – Managing Director/Psychotherapist

B.A. (Honours), M.S.W., RSW – Managing Director/Psychotherapist

I have been honoured with the privilege of walking along with individuals, couples, children, and families in their healing journeys.
Bruce Coombs, MEd, CCPA – Psychotherapist

Bruce Coombs, MEd, CCPA – Psychotherapist

I am a licensed psychotherapist (with the Canadian Counselors and Psychotherapist). I have been studying psychology and philosophy for over thirty years now.
Nick Jones, M.S.W., R.S.W. – Psychotherapist

Nick Jones, M.S.W., R.S.W. – Psychotherapist

I have been fortunate to walk alongside others in their journey through the many ups and downs of life. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Andrea Mandzuk, O.T. Reg. (MB)

Andrea Mandzuk, O.T. Reg. (MB)

I am an Occupational Therapist (C.O.T.M. Provisional). I am a provisional member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba, pending my passing of the National Occupational Therapy Certification Examination in January 2021.
Rebecca Richter, B.A., MA (cand.) – Psychotherapist

Rebecca Richter, B.A., MA (cand.) – Psychotherapist

I am a psychotherapist practicing from a biopsychosocial lens and trauma-informed approach.
Crystal Rogasky – Office Manager/Administration

Crystal Rogasky – Office Manager/Administration

I began my journey with Oak Tree Therapy in July of 2020. I have 6 years of experience in providing administrative and management support to businesses.
Courtney Shwetz, BSW, B.H.Ecol

Courtney Shwetz, BSW, B.H.Ecol

I believe that both positive and negative childhood experiences help to shape an individuals’ perspective of the world around them including current feelings, behaviours, and thought processes.
Sara Halipchuk, MSW

Sara Halipchuk, MSW

I have been told by many people that I’m not a typical social worker. I try my best to treat everyone like they are part of my family.
Paige Zaporzan B.A., M.A. (cand.)

Paige Zaporzan B.A., M.A. (cand.)

I believe humans have the capacity for growth and positive change within one’s self. It would be an honor to be a part of your journey.
Antonella Lent M.A. School Psychologist

Antonella Lent M.A. School Psychologist

I believe in working with the child, their caregivers and their school team in an effort to understand a child's strengths and areas where they need more support.
Nicole Leclaire B.A., M.A. (cand.)

Nicole Leclaire B.A., M.A. (cand.)

We all have our own challenges, and I believe that all people should be treated as individuals with their own cultural and spiritual backgrounds.
Diane Ramsay

Diane Ramsay

accommodating the growth of Oak Tree Therapy while working with the administrative team since April, 2022.