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Psychologists & Clinical Social Workers in Saskatoon

At Crossroads Therapeutic Solutions, we deliver professional, confidential counselling and therapy in Saskatoon. Our highly skilled team of therapists have extensive academic backgrounds, practical experience and attend professional development workshops and training. All therapists are City Of Saskatoon Employee and Family Assistance (EFAP) providers. After hours appointments are available with most therapists, including evenings. Some therapists offer limited weekend appointments. Meet our team of therapists below and call us to schedule an appointment today!

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Dr. Boechler has over 25 years of experience in counselling and therapy. Steve believes that we can make changes in our lives and grow beyond the experiences of our past and the challenges of the present. He understands individuals in the context of relationships, cultures and community. Steve works with individuals & couples from a trauma informed perspective on a breadth of human experiences and struggles including: posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic experiences, harassment and bullying, workplace challenges, anger, assertiveness and pornography. He provides counselling and therapy related to anxiety, depression, self-esteem, struggles in mood regulation, and couples dealing with challenges in relationships.

Dr. Boechler also provides Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) following work place incidents, clinical supervision, and workshops on work-life balance and resiliency. His practice includes services to people with intellectual disabilities.



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Christa has a Master’s of Education in Counselling from the University of Saskatchewan and over 15 years of experience working with diverse populations in the human service field. She provides counselling to individuals, couples, and families. Previously, Christa was employed at University of Saskatchewan Student Counselling Services, Catholic Family Services Saskatoon, and Child & Youth Mental Health Services in Alberta.

Christa’s areas of practice include: life transitions, grief/loss, separation & divorce, family of origin, impact of trauma and sexual abuse, communication, assertiveness, anger, boundaries, healthy relationships (including same sex couples), self-image, body image & eating concerns, depression, anxiety, addictions, self-harm, coping with stress, and finding work/life balance.

Christa uses an eclectic approach, drawing on a variety of counselling theories (cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, systems theory, solution focused therapy, somatic experiencing, mindfulness, feminist and strength-based approaches).  She believes in a holistic approach to mental wellness: supporting the “whole” person, taking into consideration the mental, emotional, physical, social and spiritual states of well-being. She also believes in the idea of the therapist as a fellow traveler. "The therapist is not just an observer of the client's emotional journey or even a disinterested guide, but a fellow traveler, resonating with the client's sadness, anger, and anxiety."

Throughout Christa’s years as a therapist in various settings, she has facilitated presentations/workshops on topics such as grief, coping with a sudden loss, communication and conflict resolution, self-esteem, children exposed to violence, and burnout prevention/self-care, and effective coping and decision making for various community agencies, parenting after separation and divorce, celebrating women (self-image), raising boys/building heroes, life skills for teens, and a body image/eating concerns group.

Christa has advanced training in:

  • Working with Victims of Domestic Abuse: Integrating Responses and Resistance (Dec 2012)
  • Solution Focused Treatment Approaches for PTSD (Oct 2012)
  • Shame and the Treatment of Trauma (May 2012)
  • Forgiveness and Healing: Applications in Clinical Practice (May 2012)
  • Integrating Mindfulness into Clinical Practice (October 2010)
  • Eating Disorders:  Navigating Treatment Difficulties (April 2010)


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Sheena is passionate about helping people identify their strengths and gain perspective to work through life's challenges. She believes as Maslow said, "In any moment, one can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth".  Sheena is a Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience and education in counselling individuals, couples, and families.

Sheena draws from many approaches to match her clients' needs. These include emotion-focused therapy, solution-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, non-violent communication, and family systems therapy. She is also a certified yoga teacher and incorporates mind-body techniques when appropriate.

Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Social Work, as well as a Master’s Certificate in Public Management. She has advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), emotion-focused therapy with couples, mindfulness-based therapy, stress management and relaxation, mediation and conflict resolution, dealing with workplace harassment, sexuality, crisis intervention, suicide and violence risk assessment and prevention, among others. She is an approved provider of Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch.

Social action is important to Sheena, and she volunteers for with a number of organizations serving vulnerable people, including assisting newcomers to Canada and providing support to LGBT youth. In her spare time, she enjoys being active with her family and her many sports pursuits.

Sheena's areas of interest include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Problems
  • Stress and Life Balance
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Workplace Conflict/Harassment
  • Grief and Loss
  • Mindfulness
  • Abuse
  • Body Image and Eating Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Self-Harm Behaviour
  • Addictions
  • Trauma


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Maureen Walker joined the partnership at Crossroads Therapeutic Solutions in May 2016.  She is a Registered Psychologist and has a Master's degree in Educational Psychology (obtained in 2003) from the University of Saskatchewan.  Maureen has experience working with individuals, couples, and families since 2001 and she works with children, adolescents, and adults.  Previously, Maureen was employed with Family Service Saskatoon, Saskatoon Interval House and the Crisis Shelter at the YWCA.

Maureen has an integrative approach to therapy, using a variety of counselling theories, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR & EMI Therapy, Feminist and Strength-Based Approaches, Systems Theory, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.

Maureen’s professional experience is in the areas of healthy relationships, couple counselling (including same-sex couples), workplace issues, stress, anger, conflict resolution, trauma, grief, life transition, anxiety and depression, parenting, domestic violence, separation, and divorce.

Maureen has advanced training in:

  • EMDR Therapy
  • Attachment-Focused EMDR Therapy
  • Children and Attachment
  • EMI (Eye Movement Integration) Level 1 and Level 2


  • Saskatchewan College of Psychologists,
  • Saskatchewan Association of Psychologists
  • EMDR Canada
  • EMDR International


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Jai Richards recently joined the partnership at Crossroads Therapeutic Solutions in April 2017. He is a Registered Psychologist and has a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology (2010) from Goddard College in Vermont, USA and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Western Ontario in London. Jai has experience working with adult individuals, couples and families. Previously Jai was employed with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (current) and provided contractual counselling services at Family Service Saskatoon and Penny Murphy and Associates, as well as his own private practice.

Jai uses an eclectic and integrative approach to therapy, using a variety of counselling theories and modalities tailored to each client. These approaches could include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative therapy, EMDR, SE, Strengths-based and Solution Focussed Therapy. Jai’s aim is to work in partnership with clients in a safe therapeutic, non-judgmental environment to explore aspects of your life that you may wish to clarify, understand or change. He also works to help you accept yourself and/or change your behaviour to one which is more productive for you and to help you move towards becoming the person you want to be.

Jai’s professional experience is in the areas of healthy relationships (including same sex couples), gender identity issues, anger and/or violence in relationships (with both victims and aggressors), trauma, anxiety, depression, stress management, grief/loss and those who have committed a sexual offense.

Jai has many years of experience in facilitating both educational and therapeutic groups such as: intimate partner violence, sexual offenders, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, anger in relationships and moving on from trauma.

Jai’s advanced training includes:

  • Refugee Mental Health Course
  • Looking Through the Eyes of Trauma and Dissociation: EMDR and Ego State Therapy Across the Dissociative Continuum
  • WPATH: Transgender Health: Best Practices in Medical and Mental Health Care
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Basic Training – Saskatoon, SK
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Dissociative Disorders – Standard Course Part 1 – Online
  • Somatic Experiencing (SE) Intermediate Level – Saskatoon, SK


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Jennifer Clarke has a Master of Social Work and is a member in good standing with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers. She has been providing evidence-based services to children, adolescents, adults, and groups for nearly twenty years. Jennifer believes wellness is a shared human experience and fostering connection is a key component of healing.  Jennifer draws from integrated theories including cognitive-behavioural, strength-based, social learning, solution-focused, and transtheoretical model of change to support clients to develop personalized, practical, therapeutic strategies.  Her practice focusses on behaviour change, emotion regulation, stress management, academic concerns, workplace concerns, conflict resolution, forensic services for justice-involved clients, and domestic violence.

Jennifer offers consultation, program evaluation, training, and public education to community based organizations, Indigenous agencies and political structures, government ministries, faith-based organizations, and academic institutions.  She has expert knowledge and advanced training in:

  • Evidence-based assessment, forensic treatment, and rehabilitative program services for adult and young offenders
  • Integrated responses to domestic violence offending and victimization
  • Behavior management and emotional regulation with children, adolescents, and adults
  • Collaborative practice
  • Quantitative and qualitative research, information and statistics gathering, database development, data analysis, data reporting, and program evaluation
  • Crisis intervention, mediation, and conflict resolution
  • Workplace wellness
  • Organizational change


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Julie (she/her) has worked in the counselling field for close to 30 years. She has a Master’s in Marriage, Family and Child counselling. While she has worked in the nonprofit sector for much of her career with organizations like KidsFirst and Family Service Saskatoon, she has spent the last 5 years at Penney Murphy and Associates. Julie uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to support clients in addressing their concerns and utilizing the modalities that match the client need. Julie values a strengths based and client centred approach. It is important that clients are provided a safe and judgment free space to explore the issues that bring them to seek support. She focuses on the strengths that clients already possess while partnering with the client to achieve personal reflection and growth. Julie works with individuals, couples (including same sex couples), parents, families, youth and children.

Julie specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress/Work Related Stress
  • Panic Attacks
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Trauma
  • Relationships
  • Grief & Loss
  • Anger
  • Attachment
  • Separation & Divorce
  • Parenting, Co-Parenting & Blended Family Issues
  • Behavioural Issues with Children
  • Art & Play Therapy with Children Ages 3+

When booking a session for your child, please note that Julie requires that the first session be parents/caregivers only. This session will focus on gathering background information, understanding your concerns and making a plan to introduce your child into the session.


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Chelsea (she/her) is a registered social worker and has a Master of Social Work from the University of British Columbia. She has over 15 years of clinical experience offering counselling in community mental health and hospital settings. Chelsea helps people feel more like themselves again by working collaboratively to lessen the influence of the problems or symptoms they bring to therapy.

Chelsea is trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches, primarily drawing on Narrative Therapy, attachment theory, and Somatic Experiencing®. Her areas of clinical interest include: disordered eating and body image concerns, developmental trauma, depression, anxiety, women's health, chronic health issues (ie. chronic pain, fibromyalgia, ALS, MS, ME/CFS), anger, self-harm, coping with stress, grief and loss, trauma/PTSD.
Chelsea is a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP).


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Kim is a Certified Canadian Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). Kim holds an undergraduate honours degree from the University of Saskatchewan majoring in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Athabasca University. Kim provides counselling to individuals, couples, and families. Kim has worked, in many capacities, with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice; and as an Associate Counsellor with Bridge Counselling in Saskatoon. With over 15 years of experience offering group counselling and individual support to those impacted by addictions, domestic violence, trauma, grief, and anger Kim looks forward to working within the Saskatoon community.

Kim approaches each session from a holistic viewpoint, focusing on the entire person and their life experiences. Kim believes because each person is different, it is important to use a variety of therapeutic approaches. What is extremely effective for one client may not work well for another. With a strong foundation in cognitive behavioural, solution-focused, and person-centered therapies Kim will support you in achieving your goals.

Kim’s areas of practice include: stress-management, anxiety support/therapy, self-image, body image & eating concerns, work/life balance, communication, assertiveness, anger, boundaries, couples support, and healthy relationships.


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