About A1 Counselling!

At A1 Counselling, we believe in a client-focused approach – we’re not here to tell you what you want in life – we’re here to listen so we can help you get to where YOU want to go!

Our organization has helped over 10,000 individuals and families build a life they’re proud of, and we’re confident we can do the same thing for YOU!

Our Services:

  • Anxiety & stress
  • Depression
  • Anger issues
  • Parenting
  • Marriage relationships
  • Family conflict
  • Mood disorders
  • Grief and trauma
  • Substance abuse
  • OCD
  • Building healthy boundaries
  • Domestic violence
  • Addictive tendencies
  • Unhealthy coping
  • And more!

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Meet Our Caring Team

All of our therapists are respected professionals and hold additional certifications or licensures for their areas of expertise. From life coaching, to counselling and psychotherapy, we exceed minimum requirements to go above and beyond in providing therapeutic services.

Dr. Daniel Saugh

MDiv, MSc, MPH, PhD.

A registered psychotherapist using various modalities in therapy with a trauma-informed approach.

Anmol Nandha

BSc, M.A., RP (Q), (C. Psych.) (C)

A resident psychotherapist taking a client centered approach using a blend of therapeutic models.

Ashley Nay

M.Ed., C.C.C

A registered counsellor supporting clients in a variety of settings with an increasingly spiritual approach.

Nechama Drookman

B.A., M.A., RP (Q), (C. Psych.) (C)

A resident psychotherapist with a specialization in CBT and a client-centered therapeutic model.

Mickey Wycliffe

HB.A., M.A.

A registered counsellor, and member of the Ontario Association of Mental health Professionals.

Dr. Arlene Archer

M.A., Psy D., CLC 

Clinical psychologist and registered life coach taking a multi-faceted approach to therapeutic services .

Janel Led

B.A., M.A., RP (Q), (C. Psych.) (C)

A resident psychotherapist taking a person-centered and strength-based therapeutic approach.

Georgette Raissa

B.A., M.A., RP (Q), (C. Psych.)

A resident psychotherapist using a nonjudgement, person-centered approach to therapy.

Syed Viquar Ahmed

M.Sc., M. A ., RP (Q), (C.Psych.)

A resident psychotherapist using a mindful, client-centered, strength-based, and solution-focused approach to therapy.

Dr. Sumbul Zahra

M.D. M.A., RP (Q), (C. Psych.) (C)

A medical doctor turned psychologist using positive psychology and cognitive therapy to assist clients.


Licensed Therapists

All of our therapists and facilitators are licensed and/or certified in their areas of expertise to give you the best possible care!


Professional & Friendly Staff

We know finding the right services can be overwhelming. Our kind and professional administrative staff are standing by to help!


Sliding Scale Rates

Experiencing financial difficulties? We offer sliding scale rates based on individual income to help you afford the services you need.


No Waitlist Policy

At A1, you’ll never be waitlisted. Using our easy, online scheduling system, book your first session or class within 72 hours.


Court Approved Classes

Searching for court approved classes? All of A1’s classes meet court requirements throughout Canada.


Reimbursment by Insurance

While A1 does not file directly with your insurance, we will provide you with everything you need to obtain reimbursment.