Sheri Banman is Dr. Unger's virtual assistant. As a mom of three, her domestic engineering skills allow her to provide stellar organization, scheduling, and bookkeeping for Dr. Jo and our team. As a former Starbucks barista, she also spoils with yummy cups of coffee if you're fortunate enough to see her in person. Sheri has grown up around therapists and their clients and understands the needs of both for good communication and healthy boundaries. We are pleased to have her as one of your first points of contact with us.
Lindsay Berard, C. Psych Candidate, is completing her pre-doctoral internship under the supervision of Dr. Unger. Lindsay has experience and interest in providing assessment and treatment to adolescents and adults relating to anxiety-related disorders, mood disorders, perinatal and postpartum periods, and trauma. She has supported clients as they navigate periods of significant stress and burnout, and life transitions (such as aging, loss, return-to-work, and adjustment). She also has experience providing parent coaching and support during the perinatal and toddler period.
In therapy, Lindsay uses an integrative approach and works with her clients to determine the most appropriate type of treatment based on their needs and personal goals. This includes working in treatment modalities such as cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), cognitive processing therapy (CPT), dialectical-behaviour therapy (DBT), client-centered, and mindfulness-based approaches.
Lindsay also provides performance and sport psychology services for individual athletes, teams, and corporate spaces. She has a passion for supporting and working with women as they balance the many roles and expectations in their lives. Additionally, Lindsay has extensive experience in providing workshops and training relating to mental health, well-being, and mental performance topics.
David Coodin is a School Psychologist in Winnipeg who also completes various assessments in private practices in the city. He has five years of experience as a School Psychologist, and has worked with students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, their families, and the school staff who support these students. David is trained to complete psychoeducational assessments in children, teenagers, and adults. David has extensive experience in administering and interpreting cognitive, academic, neuropsychological, and many other types of assessments. He also spends lots of time doing classroom programming in his schools as well as professional development workshops for school staff.
When David is not working, he is likely playing golf or spending time with his wife, infant son, and their dog.