Our Counsellors

S. Wendy Kritzer BSW MSW RSW SEP – Martensville, Sask

I am a Registered Clinical Social Worker with experience working with children, youth, adults, couples, and families.

Wendy Kritzer

I am passionate about working with children, adolescents, and adults and helping them to move forward. I will assist clients in developing and working toward goals to fulfill their personal potential. As a clinician, I believe that each person has the answers that they seek and that as the therapist, my role is to help support self-discovery, facilitate increased personal insight and work together with you to accomplish your goals, whatever they may be.

My practice includes working individually with adults, youth and children, couples and family counselling.

Areas of interest and experience include:

  • Trauma Therapy (Somatic Experiencing Practitioner/SEP)
  • Anxiety (Generalized or Social)
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self Confidence/Self-Esteem
  • Women’s Issues
  • Self-Harming Behaviors
  • Social Skills
  • Anger Management
  • Child and Adolescent Issues
  • Separation/Divorce
  • Parenting/Co-parenting Issues
  • Parent and Teen Conflict
  • Couples in Conflict
  • Blended Families
  • Self Growth and Empowerment
  • Managing Stress
  • Communication Skills for Couples or Family Members
  • Self Care, Self Regulation, Boundary Setting, Trust
  • Trauma
  • Individuals challenged and crippled by a loved one who struggles with a mental health difficulty

Colette Silzer BISW MSW RSW – Saskatoon, Sask – City Park Area

Colette Silzer

Most importantly to me I want to support those seeking therapy to feel safe, comfortable, heard, and understood. I have practiced in the field of Social Work – Counselling since 2011. I have an undergraduate degree in Indigenous Social Work (BISW) as well as a graduate degree in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Regina. I have worked for non-profit agencies, Ministry of Social Services, Child and Youth Mental Health, and as an in patient Addictions Treatment facility. I work with children, adolescents, adults, and families. I am passionate in the work that I do and love supporting people through life challenges. I believe all people have the answers to their own struggles. I want to support you and your family in achieving clarity, peace, and reach your fullest potential. I utilize a strength-based approach.

My areas of interest and experience include:

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • ADHD
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Codependency
  • Self Esteem
  • Coping Skills
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Peer Relationships
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive (OCD)
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Learning Disabilities

Teresa Michayluk BISW RSW – Saskatoon, Sask – Montgomery Park Area

Teresa Michayluk

Everyone has a story, and different life experiences which make us all so unique and individual in our own ways. I am passionate about working with children and adolescents and empowering them to grow into their best versions of themselves. I enjoy helping people and guiding them to understand and utilize their own strengths. I find great honor in watching individuals enhance these strengths and move forward in positive personal growth.

I draw from many approaches to match my clients’ needs. These include solution-focused therapy, strength-based therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, emotion-focused therapy and family systems therapy. I am extensively trained in mediation and conflict resolution.  I strive to incorporate which ever approach best suits a client’s needs.

I have practiced in the field of Social Work / Counselling since 2010. I have an undergraduate degree in Indigenous Social Work (BISW) from the University of Regina, as well I have extensive training and qualifications in mediation and conflict resolution through the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute( ADR SK).  My work experience is widespread around and in the areas of justice, education, counselling, and conflict

Areas of interest and experience include:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Self-Harm
  • Coping Skills
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Anger Management
  • ADHD
  • Obsessive Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Codependency
  • Self Esteem
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions

Jennifer Ballantyne BSW RSW – Saskatoon, Sask – City Park Area

Jennifer Ballantyne

I’m committed to listening with an open heart and mind, and walking beside you as you navigate life’s most difficult challenges. I will create a safe space that empowers you. Together, we will explore the root cause of your difficulties, and develop coping strategies to address them. 

I am a registered Social Worker with experience working directly with children, youth, adults, and families. I use a holistic, client centered approach that encourages individuals to use their personal strengths to reach their counselling goals. I’m passionate about what I do, and feel fortunate to be part of your journey.    

My areas of experience and interest are: 

  • Anxiety 
  • Stress
  • Depression 
  • Self-harming behaviours 
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self-Esteem 
  • Self Growth and empowerment 
  • Anger management 
  • Parent and Teen Conflict 
  • Self care, Self regulation, Boundary setting 
  • Life transitions 
  • Peer relationships 
  • Behaviour issues

Chantel Bode BSW RSW – Saskatoon, Sask – City Park Area

Chantel Bode

I believe in empowering clients as we work together in developing and implementing solutions for the challenges you may be experiencing. I have a Social Work degree (BSW., RSW) from the University of Regina and continue to expand my counselling education within the mental health and family dynamic fields. 

I utilize multiple counselling strategies applying the best approach that suits the client’s needs. These include Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. I work with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. I am passionate in the work that I do and love supporting people throughout their most challenging times. I understand the difficulty in allowing yourself to be vulnerable while sharing your story and will hold a safe space for you to do so comfortably.

My areas of interests and experience include: 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression 
  • OCD
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Self-harm tendencies/behaviours 
  • Boundaries
  • Communication skills
  • Co-dependency
  • Coping skills
  • Anger management
  • Individuals affected by their loved one’s mental illness
  • Child and adolescent issues
  • Social skills 
  • Self-confidence/self esteem 
  • Relationship issues
  • Forgiveness 
  • Challenging negative thinking