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Dr. Dan DaltonPresident and CEO, Director of Clinical Services, Clinical Supervisor, P.h.D. C. Psych


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Dan is the President of Dalton Associates, and has spent more than 30 years providing psychological assessment and treatment to adults, families, youth and children with special needs. He is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, practicing and supervising in Counselling and Rehabilitation Psychology services throughout the Greater Toronto Area and South Central Ontario. His professional career includes: 15 years as the Director of Clinical Training and Dean of Adlerian Studies for the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Ontario, and 11 years as the Coordinator of Special Services for the departments of Psychology, Social Work, Speech and Language Pathology, and Child and Youth Counselling within the Halton District School Board.

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Clinical Directors

Carobeth ZorzosDirector of Autism and Behavioural Services, M.A., C.Psych., BCBA


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Carobeth is a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst providing Applied Behaviour Analysis services (ABA) to children, adolescents and adults with Autism and other disabilities since 2001. In addition to her role at Dalton Associates, Carobeth has taught at George Brown College and served on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis. Currently, Carobeth serves on the Board of Directors of Autism Ontario. Carobeth is an approved Clinical Supervisor for IBI/ABA funded programs.

R. James LittleDirector of Psycho-Educational Assessment Services, M.Ed., M.A., C.Psych.


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Jim is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Having been a teacher, special education consultant, and school principal, he brings extensive experience to Dalton Associates. Jim has an extensive knowledge of learning disabilities, developmental delays, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and giftedness. Currently, Jim serves as the Dean of Students at the Adler Graduate School in Toronto, where he teaches a variety of assessment related courses.

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Irina MurariuDirector of MVA Services, M.A., C.Psych.


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Irina is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She has over 20 years of experience providing psychological services in private settings, community centres and industrial/organizational milieus. She has accumulated extensive knowledge and a broad expertise in the assessment and treatment of adults suffering from the consequences of personal injury. Irina strongly believes in each individual’s potential to grow and promote change from within in a supportive, non-judgmental and positive therapeutic environment that leads to collaborative goals and a well-customized helping relationship.

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Kathi JanusiakDirector of WSIB Services, M.A., C.Psych. Assoc.


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Kathi is a Registered Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Since obtaining her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, she has worked mainly in private practice and has over 14 years of experience providing assessment and treatment services particularly in the context of WSIB, MVA and LTD referred clients. At present, she provides a full range of psychological services (diagnostic assessment and treatment) to those experiencing various disorders including chronic pain, depression, PTSD, OCD and specific phobia.

Jennifer WalshDirector of Psychology Intern Program, Psy.D., M.A., C.Psych.


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Jennifer is Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and is listed with the Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. She holds a Specialized Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from York University, Toronto, Masters of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler, Chicago, and a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology. Jennifer has over 10 years of clinical experience in a variety of therapeutic techniques and modalities.

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Clinical Supervisors

Jessica CauchiSenior Therapist / Assistant Clinical Supervisor, M.Sc., BCBA


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Jessica Cauchi is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst and Clinical Director of Atlas Behaviour Consultation. She received her Master of Science degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis from St. Cloud State University in Minneapolis. She has over 10 years of experience using Applied Behaviour Analysis to teach children with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Jessica has worked with diverse populations of children with developmental disabilities and holds a strong interest in the use of ABA to teach children as is evidenced by her experience in research applying ABA methodologies to various teaching targets and populations.

Jessica has experience providing supervision of staff, training and workshop presentation, and working with families and other professionals to provide high quality, evidence-based services. She is a member of the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis, as well ABA International and is familiar with current research as well as government and educational policies for children in Ontario.

Kathi JanusiakClinical Supervisor, M.A., C.Psych. Assoc.


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Kathi is a Registered Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Since obtaining her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, she has worked mainly in private practice and has over 14 years of experience providing assessment and treatment services particularly in the context of WSIB, MVA and LTD referred clients. At present, she provides a full range of psychological services (diagnostic assessment and treatment) to those experiencing various disorders including chronic pain, depression, PTSD, OCD and specific phobia.

Dr. Julie KoudysClinical Supervisor, Ph.D., C.Psych. BCBA-D.


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Dr. Julie Koudys is a registered psychologist and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. She completed her Ph. D. in Clinical Developmental Psychology at York University. She has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), intellectual/developmental disabilities, communication and behavioural disorders, and learning disabilities for over 15 years. Her clinical experience includes work within government programs, such as intensive behavioural intervention (IBI), educational and residential services, children’s mental health, and hospital settings, including McMaster Children’s Hospital, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and Bloorview Kids Rehab. As the former Clinical Director of Pyramid Educational Consultants, she provided consultation and training in broad spectrum Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and functional communication across Canada, developing particular expertise in implementing and providing training related to the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Dr. Koudys has also taught courses at the post-graduate and graduate levels in the Autism and Behaviour Science program at Algonquin College and the Master’s in Applied Disabilities Studies Program at Brock University. She has a particular interest in issues related to behavioural treatment fidelity, and has conducted research which identified the active ingredients in IBI, and research which explored the fidelity of implementation of augmentative/alternative communication systems. She co-authored the York System of Quality Assurance (YSQA), a comprehensive system designed to evaluate the quality of IBI services used within the regional programs in Ontario, as well as in international research. Currently, Dr. Koudys is a consulting psychologist with Dalton and Associates and provides clinical supervision for IBI/ABA programs in the Toronto, Central East, Central West, and Hamilton-Niagara regions. She also provides psychological and diagnostic assessments for children and adolescents.

R. James LittleClinical Supervisor, M.Ed., M.A., C.Psych.


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Jim is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Having been a teacher, special education consultant, and school principal, he brings extensive experience to Dalton Associates. Jim has an extensive knowledge of learning disabilities, developmental delays, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and giftedness. Currently, Jim serves as the Dean of Students at the Adler Graduate School in Toronto, where he teaches a variety of assessment related courses.

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Mehdi LotfalizadehClinical Supervisor, M.Sc., C.Psych.


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Mehdi Lotfalizadeh (M.Sc., C.Psych.) received his master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Iran Medical Sciences University in 1991.

He worked as a clinical psychologist in Iran till 2000. His practice included providing psychological services in rehabilitation centres with pain patients, Cognitive-Behavioral therapy with emotional disorders, parenting and behavioral management workshops for parents. He also worked as an instructor in various universities in Iran, completed several research projects and presented at many conferences.

In Canada, Mehdi continued providing psychological assessment and intervention services to emotionally challenged clients and leading parenting groups. He is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and has provided psychological services in Toronto, Markham, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Mississauga, Aurora and Newmarket. He is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association and has continued his professional development throughout his career. Mehdi is experienced and uses diverse techniques and approaches with clients for a specified period of time to achieve realistic goals identified with the client. He speaks English and Farsi (Persian).

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Nancy MarcheseClinical Supervisor, M.A., C.Psych., BCBA


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Nancy discovered her passion for the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in 1998 when she first started working with children with autism. Since then, she’s had the privilege of working with hundreds of children with autism and their families across Ontario. She’s enjoyed supervising Intensive Behavioral Intervention (IBI) programs through various non-profit and private agencies, as well as training clinical staff on how to implement these programs.

A Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Nancy completed her Master of Arts in Psychology with a specialization in Behaviour Analysis at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has published research in the flagship Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA) and has presented at both provincial and international conferences.

Vuyo B. N. MpumlwanaClinical Supervisor, Ph.D., C.Psych.


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I work primarily with children, adolescents, and families having difficulty with stress, trauma, (including trauma related to torture experience), depression and anxiety, relationship issues. I also work with new Canadians who struggle with adjustment to the North American culture. I provide both psychological assessment and treatment. I am eclectic with a client-centered approach to therapy. I employ evidence-based strategies, such as Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) as well as Family Systems. Additionally, I offer Psycho-Educational Diagnostic Assessments that help to clarify issues related to Learning Difficulties and other school related concerns.

My goal in psychotherapy is to see my clients develop strategies that help them to effectively deal with life challenges. I bring to partnership relationship with my clients compassion, warmth, empathy, respect and understanding, seasoned by my 20+ years of experience of working with individuals and families from different cultural backgrounds, in Canada, USA and Internationally.

My experience of offering psychological services to families (refugees/new immigrants) who struggle with adaptation issues, adds value to my practice. In addition, as a Christian Psychologist, I also offer service to clients who prefer Christ-centered approach.

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Irina MurariuClinical Supervisor, M.A., C.Psych.


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Irina is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She has over 20 years of experience providing psychological services in private settings, community centres and industrial/organizational milieus. She has accumulated extensive knowledge and a broad expertise in the assessment and treatment of adults suffering from the consequences of personal injury. Irina strongly believes in each individual’s potential to grow and promote change from within in a supportive, non-judgmental and positive therapeutic environment that leads to collaborative goals and a well-customized helping relationship.

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Kay Komal NarulaSenior Therapist / Assistant Clinical Supervisor, B.Sc., MADS, BCBA


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Kay Narula is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and Clinical Director of Hope Autism Services. She received her Master of Applied Disability Studies from Brock University in Ontario. She has over 10 years of experience using Applied Behaviour Analysis to teach children with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Kay has experience working in both government funded and private practice setting. She also currently teaches in psychology and Autism programs at Seneca College.

Kay is an active participant in the community via various initiatives like awareness campaigns through TV & Radio interviews, workshops and seminars.

She is a member of Ontario Association of Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA) and Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrics and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).

Marcia SwabyClinical Supervisor, M.Sc., C.Psych.Assoc.


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Marcia Swaby M.Sc., C.Psych. Assoc. Registered in Ontario. Marcia has worked over thirty years in rural and urban settings. This has increased her sensitivity to different cultural and religious groups.

Marcia’s approach uses the strengths of each client to bring about change. She has been trained in cognitive-behavioural therapy, and solution focused therapy (a brief therapy approach). In 2003, she trained in Rehabilitation therapy to improve her work with motor vehicle accident victims.

Marcia treats Depression, Stress, Anxiety, including Agoraphobia, and Anger Management. Marcia Swaby does Couple therapy. She has a speciality in Pain Management and has treated problems such as MVA victims, Cancer, Chronic Pain, including Fibromyalgia, and TMJ/Bruxism. Marcia Swaby uses hypnosis as an adjunct to therapy, especially with pain, depression, and abuse issues. She is a member of the Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis since 1992. Marcia Swaby does personality assessments of adults. She works in Brampton and Mississauga.

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Jennifer WalshClinical Supervisor, Psy.D., C. Psych.


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Jennifer is Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and is listed with the Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. She holds a Specialized Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from York University, Toronto, Masters of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler, Chicago, and a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology. Jennifer has over 10 years of clinical experience in a variety of therapeutic techniques and modalities.

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Kerry WellsClinical Supervisor, Ph.D., C.Psych.


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Dr. Kerry Wells, C. Psych. is a registered psychologist who completed his Ph. D. in Clinical-Developmental Psychology at York University. Kerry has worked with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), intellectual/developmental disabilities, and a variety of other neurodevelopmental disorders since 2001. He has providing services in a variety of settings including schools, government programs and agencies, and residential treatment programs. Currently, Kerry is a consulting psychologist with Dalton and Associates and provides clinical supervision for IBI/ABA programs in the Toronto, Central East, and Central West. Kerry provides psychological and diagnostic assessments for children and adolescents. He also provides counselling and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for children and adolescents.

Carobeth ZorzosClinical Supervisor, M.A., C.Psych.


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Carobeth is a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst providing Applied Behaviour Analysis services (ABA) to children, adolescents and adults with Autism and other disabilities since 2001. In addition to her role at Dalton Associates, Carobeth has taught at George Brown College and served on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis. Currently, Carobeth serves on the Board of Directors of Autism Ontario. Carobeth is an approved Clinical Supervisor for IBI/ABA funded programs.

Corporate Management

Carl DaltonVice President, MSW, RSW


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Carl Dalton is the Vice-President of Dalton Associates Psychological Services, serving the province of Ontario. Carl holds a Masters of Social Work Degree and is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. He brings 15 years of clinical and business leadership experience in education, mental health and addiction fields.

Carl is the manager of Government and Corporate Services with Dalton Associates, which includes a specialized psychological services gradual return-to-work program. He maintains a small private practice where he treats employees, families and adolescents struggling with mental health challenges.

Throughout his career, Carl has learned that the key to providing comprehensive services for a community’s or organisation’s complex needs is through collective interventions that emphasise quality services, clear outcomes/goals, communication, and mutual respect.

Mirela SavescuManager of Business Services, CPA, CMA


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Mirela is responsible for all aspects of financial operation of Dalton Associates, oversees the activity of the business department, and manages relationships with banks and government institutions. Mirela obtained her Certified Management Accountant designation in 2010, and she is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Candice ThorntonManager of Administration, Rehabilitation Services and Special Projects, B.Sc.


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Candice manages the Administrative and Rehabilitation Services Divisions at Dalton Associates. In addition to providing support and training to staff and associates, Candice oversees special projects, including the development and maintenance of the Dalton Electronic Health Record system.

Michelle GoldsworthyManager of Program Operations and Privacy, MSW, RSW


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Michelle holds a Masters of Social Work degree, and is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. Michelle manages and coordinates mental health and wellness support programming within the Corporate and Government Services Division at Dalton Associates. In addition, Michelle is the Privacy Officer for Dalton Associates and oversees administrative services.

Corporate Operations

Marilyn DaltonOffice Administrator


Marilyn is the Office Administrator at Dalton Associates.

Lindsay AlleryExecutive Assistant to Dr. Dalton, B.A.


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Lindsay is an Executive Assistant to Dr. Dan Dalton. In addition, Lindsay is the WSIB Administrator at Dalton Associates, as well as an intake specialist in the Client Care Centre.

Amy CourtemancheExecutive Assistant to Carl Dalton


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Amy is the Executive Assistant to Carl Dalton, Vice President of Dalton Associates. Amy is also the Coordinator of the Corporate and Government Services division, as well as an intake specialist in the Client Care Centre.

Katie CrichtonCoordinator of Client Support and Referral Services, B.A.


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Katie is the Coordinator of Client Support and Referral Services at Dalton Associates, helping clients find the right therapist to support their mental health and wellness through the Client Care Centre. In addition, Katie provides administrative support to the Corporate and Government Services Division.

Heather CoulterCoordinator of Autism and Behavioural Services


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Heather is the Coordinator of the Autism and Behavioural Services Division at Dalton Associates, providing administrative support to both clients and therapists seeking specialized autism and behavioural programming. In addition, Heather is an Executive Assistant to Dr. Dan Dalton, coordinates third-party and legal requests, and is an intake specialist in the Client Care Centre.

Taylor AnnettCoordinator of Rehabilitation Services, B.Sc.


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Taylor provides administrative coordination and support to the Rehabilitation Services team. She helps clients find accessible and effective psychological support to facilitate their rehabilitation process after a motor vehicle collision (MVA), workplace injury (WSIB), and criminal injury (CICB), as well as coordinates services for all Veterans Affairs and Long Term Disability clients.

Eric FerraroCoordinator of Marketing, B.Comm.


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Eric Ferraro is the Coordinator of Marketing at Dalton Associates. Supporting both the Corporate & Government and Referral Services Divisions, Eric works alongside the team to create dynamic marketing strategies, materials and presentations.

Ramona LacatusFinancial Services Personnel


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As a Financial Services Personnel at Dalton Associates, Ramona coordinates and administers accounts receivable. In addition, Ramona provides training and ongoing support to Dalton Associates’ independent contractors around invoicing procedures.

Ron MawFinancial Services Personnel


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While he is currently on a leave of absence, as a Financial Services Personnel at Dalton Associates, Ron coordinates invoicing and accounts receivable for third parties, and accounts payable for independent contractors.

Julie PinderFinancial Services Personnel


As a Financial Services Personnel at Dalton Associates, Julie coordinates and administers accounts receivable. In addition, Julie provides training and ongoing support to Dalton Associates’ independent contractors around invoicing procedures.

Marie WorkmanFinancial Services Personnel


As a Financial Services Personnel at Dalton Associates, Marie coordinates and administers accounts receivable. In addition, Marie provides training and ongoing support to Dalton Associates’ independent contractors around invoicing procedures.