Therapists and Coaches

Katy Albert, MEd, BCBA

Katy Albert, MEd, BCBA

Academic and Behaviour Coach

Email: katy.albert@redpathcentre.ca
Phone: (416) 920-4999 Ext 0164
New Clients: Katy is not accepting new clients
Fees: $150 per hour, covered by some insurance plans, Childhood Budgets (OAP)
Cancellation: Katy requires 24 hours’ notice for appointment cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.

Katy is an Academic and Behaviour Coach at The Redpath Centre specializing in children and families living with ASD, ADHD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher and received her Master’s in Developmental Psychology and Education before pursuing certification in Applied Behaviour Analysis (BCBA). Katy has worked as a therapist and consultant in the private and public sector and has completed extensive mental health training in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and dialectal behaviour therapy (DBT). She is passionate about supporting families and individuals with a range of challenges including anxiety, depression, OCD, executive functioning, emotional regulation, interpersonal skills, sleep difficulties, school refusal, academic performance and aggression. She also trains parents, educators and mental health professionals.

Specializations: autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, giftedness, emotional and behavioural problems

Services Offered: Parent and individual counselling & coaching: establishing and prioritizing goals, psycho education, practical strategies to address challenging behaviour, promoting resilience and social/emotional development, parent coping and mental health. Individual counselling & coaching: psycho education, coping and mental health, interpersonal skills, emotional regulation, executive functioning and self advocacy. Educational consultation practical strategies to address challenging behaviour, IEP development, environmental and academic accommodations to support learning and transition planning. Speaking and training: positive behavioural supports in educational settings, social and emotional learning, parenting, resilience, mental health and special education.


Jennaya Borsten BEd, MADS, OCT, BCBAJennaya Borsten BEd, MADS, OCT, BCBA

Academic and Behaviour Coach

Email: jennaya.borsten@redpathcentre.ca
Phone: (416) 920-4999 Ext 6700
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New Clients: Jennaya is not accepting new clients
Fees: $150 per hour, covered by some insurance plans, Childhood Budgets (OAP)
Cancellation: Jennaya requires 24 hours notice for appointment cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.

Jennaya is an Academic and Behaviour Coach at The Redpath Centre as well as an Ontario Certified Teacher, with over 15 years of experience working with adolescents on the Autism Spectrum and other special education needs. She has a Masters in Applied Disability Studies (MADS) with a Specialization in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). As a teacher and a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), she incorporates a variety of approaches including Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and special education strategies to help clients and their families achieve personal goals and build meaningful lives at home, school, work and in the community. Jennaya is dedicated to promoting academic, social and emotional development in teens and adults, as well as providing coaching and support for their parents.

Services offered to promote: School success (attendance, academic performance, learning strategies, IEP and Behaviour Support Plan development, environmental and academic accommodations, transition planning, collaborating); Self-regulation (self-monitoring, self-awareness, impulsivity, aggression, managing emotions, avoidant behaviour); Social and relationship skills (friendship, dating, families, co-workers); Mental health (anxiety, depression, stress management); Executive functioning skills (organization, time-management, decision-making, problem-solving, paying attention); Life skills (self-care, hygiene, cooking, budgeting, employment)


Kimberley Cross, MEd, RPKimberley Cross, MEd, RP

Individual, Couple and Family Therapist

Email: kim.cross@redpathcentre.ca
Phone: (416) 920-4999 Ext 0180
New Clients: Kim is not accepting new clients until November
Fees: $200 per hour, sliding scale available, covered by some insurance plans
Cancellations: Kim requires 24 hours notice for cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.

Kim is an Individual, Couple and Family Therapist at The Redpath Centre. With over 35 years of experience counselling children, adolescents, adults, and couples, Kim specializes in ASD, ADHD, other neurodevelopmental conditions, and mental health concerns. She has previously worked as a Therapist at Children’s Treatment Network of Simcoe-York. She integrates a variety of approaches within a family system and solution-focused framework including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Valuing the unique interests, abilities, perspectives, and humour, that comes with neurodiversity, her work focuses on maximizing strengths, catalyzing change, and building a repertoire of skills and strategies for living productive and engaged lives.

Specializations: Children, youth, and adults with ASD/ADHD, learning disabilities, medical conditions, physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, brain injury, and giftedness

Services offered: New diagnosis–post-diagnostic education and counselling for the whole family, sibling support, developing a treatment plan. Mental Health–psychoeducation, learning and practicing new skills to manage anxiety, anger, and depression, enhancing self-esteem, Parent coaching–developing routines and fostering healthy living habits, managing meltdowns, and enhancing coping strategies to foster resilience. Skill development–improving social thinking, social skills, self-regulation, developing and maintaining friendships. Behavioural consultation–implementing positive behavior supports


Deborah Finkelstein, MADS, BCBADeborah Finkelstein, MADS, BCBA

Behaviour and Life Skills Coach

Email: deb.finkelstein@redpathcentre.ca
Phone: (416) 920-4999 Ext 0163
New Clients: Deborah is not accepting new clients
Fees: $150 per hour, sliding scale available, covered by some insurance plans, Passport Funding (DSO) and Childhood Budgets (OAP)
Cancellations: Deborah requires 24 hours notice for cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.

Deborah Finkelstein is a Behavioural and Life Skills Coach who provides individual coaching and counseling at The Redpath Centre. For over 15 years, Deborah has dedicated her career to equipping people with the skills needed for success in school, relationships, work settings, and at home. In addition to individual services, Deborah is a PEERS certified social skills provider who facilitates groups that teach social and dating skills, and coping strategies for social anxiety. She has completed extensive mental health training in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectal behaviour therapy (DBT), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Facing Your Fears, and strength-based positive psychology approaches.

Specializations: Teens and adults with autism (ASD), social and communication disorder, developmental disabilities, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, depression and anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorders, executive functioning, and self-regulation

Services Offered: School– learning strategies, accommodations, school placement, organization and time management skills; Relationships– acquiring social and communication skills for friendships, dating, and work settings; Independent living skills– education about sleep, hygiene, budgeting, medication-taking, meals, and organization; New ASD diagnosis– education, identifying strengths and developing strategies, disclosure, and self-advocacy; Mental health- strategies to develop helpful thinking and behaviour patterns, mental health assessment and monitoring; Obsessive-compulsive behaviours– treating obsessive-compulsive behaviours using a modified CBT approach; Parent coaching– planning to address behaviours such as video game addiction, school/homework refusal, and hygiene


Laurel Kubes, BEd, MSc, OCT

Academic and Life Skills Coach

Email: laurel.kubes@redpathcentre.ca
Phone: (416) 920-4999 Ext 0181
New Clients: Laurel is accepting new clients
Fees: $150 per hour, covered by some insurance plans
Cancellation: Laurel requires 24 hours’ notice for appointment cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.

Laurel is an Academic and Life Skills Coach at The Redpath Centre and supports children and youth with diverse cognitive, behavioural, and social-emotional profiles. She specializes in ASDs, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other neurodevelopmental differences. Laurel is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) and has a Master’s degree in Neuroscience. She is currently working towards additional certifications in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectal Behavioural Therapy (DBT). She has extensive experience in various hospital, educational, and community-based settings. Laurel takes a multidisciplinary approach to education and counselling that utilizes a number of strength-based therapeutic and pedagogical methods. She focuses on executive functioning and social-emotional intelligence to teach life skills that support academic and interpersonal success.

Specialization: Neuro-diverse children, youth and their families. Learning disabilities, ADHD, ASDs, mood and anxiety disorders.

Services Offered: Academic success – Learning strategies and executive functioning (memory, time management, organization, attention/inhibition, impulsivity, critical thinking, reasoning, planning, goal-directed behaviour, decision making), Social-emotional wellbeing – interpersonal skills, communication, emotional regulation, anxiety, depression, stress management, trauma, grief and loss


Jason Manett, MA, PhDJason Manett, MA, PhD (Cand)

Academic and Life Skills Coach

Email: jason.manett@redpathcentre.ca
Phone: (416) 920-4999 Ext 0171
New Clients: Jason is not accepting clients
Location: Remote sessions via video and phone only
Fees: $140 per hour, sliding scale available, covered by some insurance plans
Cancellations: Jason requires 24 hours’ notice for cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.

Dr. Jason Manett is an Academic and Life Skills Coach at The Redpath Centre. He provides coaching for adolescents (16+) and adults with ASDs, learning disabilities, and ADHD in the areas of time management and organization, social, communication, life skills, and coping with anxiety. He applies principles of social cognition, (including theory of mind) and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and emphasizes collaborative identification with clients of day-to-day challenges, and functional strategies and skills to address them. Dr. Manett worked as a Disability Counsellor at Accessibility Services, University of Toronto, for 9 years where he also developed and facilitated the Social Association for Students with Autism (SASA). He has more than 20 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities, ADHD and ASD.

Specialization: Adolescents and adults with ASDs, learning disabilities, ADHD, mood, and anxiety disorders

Services Offered: Social skills and communications coaching, time management and organization coaching, educational consultations (evaluating readiness, transition, academic accommodation), consultation to agencies, workplaces, and post-secondary settings


Erin Mlotek, MA, RP(Q)

Erin Mlotek The Redpath Centre

Individual, Couple and Family Therapist

Email: erin.mlotek@redpathcentre.ca
Phone: 416-920-4999 Ext 2000
New Clients:
Erin is accepting new clients
Fees: $150 per hour; covered by some insurance plans

Cancellations: Erin requires 24 hours notice for cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.

Erin is an Individual, Couple and Family Therapist at The Redpath Centre where she supports children, adolescents and adults. She has over ten years experience providing therapy, consultation, training, and support to neurodiverse individuals with mental health challenges. Erin has held various clinical and management roles in community settings where she has been involved with children, youth, and adults with neurodevelopmental conditions such as autism and ADHD. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches such as Applied Behavioral Analysis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, and Narrative Therapy. She is passionate and dedicated to supporting her clients in achieving their goals, navigating challenges, promoting resiliency, and teaching coping strategies.

Specializations: Counselling and coaching for adolescents and adults diagnosed with autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, Acquired Brain Injury, Learning Disabilities, anxiety, depression, emotional and behavioral concerns


Leora Palace, BA (Hons) Reg. CASLPOLeora Palace, BA (Hons) Reg CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

Email: leora.palace@redpathcentre.ca
Phone: 416-920-4999 Ext 1910
New Clients: Leora is accepting new clients for video and in-person sessions
Fees: $150 per hour, sliding scale available, covered by some insurance plans

Leora Palace is a Speech-Language Pathologist at The Redpath Centre. She provides assessment and ongoing treatment and supports to individuals with ASD, learning disabilities and other neurodevelopmental conditions. A specific area of interest and expertise is facilitating social communication in well-functioning adults with Asperger Syndrome. She consults to schools, universities, and vocational settings, and supports assessment and accommodations for individuals with communication disorders. Leora develops programming specific to language-related challenges and goals including auditory-verbal processing, pre-literacy, narrative development, written language and social communication. Ms. Palace has been in private practice since 1994. She was Speech-Language Pathologist and Manager at Surrey Place Centre from 1992 to 2004. Previously, she was Speech-Language Pathologist and student mentor at The University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Specialization: Learning Disabilities, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, individual and group therapy, social- communication skills in children and teens, school consultation including assessment and follow-up.

Services Offered: Assessment, consultation and ongoing treatment of communication difficulties including: speech delay/disorders, receptive and expressive language in spoken and written forms, social communication.