Counsellors

Randy Hamilton, MSW
(506) 364-2163
counsellor@mta.ca

 
Melissa Currie, MSW,RSW
(506) 364-2163
counsellor@mta.ca  

 

Student development counselling at Mount Allison is a short-term and solution-focused service. Counsellors provide guidance for a number of personal concerns and help students to develop coping skills and strategies for self-care. They provide an open, supportive environment where you can share your concerns confidentially. Find out more about counselling services at Mount Allison.

To book an appointment, know what to expect at your first appointment, and find out more information about confidentiality, see booking an appointment with a counsellor.


Mental Health Educator  

Melissa Baxter, B.A., M.A.
mbaxter@mta.ca
(506) 364-2163

The mental health educator promotes positive mental health and wellness through workshops, campus events, awareness campaigns, and educational outreach programming. The mental health educator works with students, faculty, and staff to help foster positive mental health and overall well-being in the Mount Allison community. 


Psychologists

There are several psychologists in private practice offering services to Mount Allison students on a fee-for-service basis. They offer psychological assessments, mental health diagnoses, and psychotherapy.

Psychologists are mental health professionals who are trained to assess and diagnose problems in thinking, emotion, and behaviour using scientist-practitioner and evidence based models. (Canadian Psychological Association). They typically address more severe and longer term mental health issues, in comparison to those issues typically addressed in counselling. Psychologists hold either Master's or PhD degrees in psychology.

Although psychologists are trained and licensed as generalists, they may also have specific areas of competency or specialized training. Psychologists are trained to employ psychological tests to aid in assessment, diagnosis, and to monitor treatment outcomes.

The following psychologists from Emmrys Dawe Parlee Group currently offer services at Mount Allison:

Book an appointment with a psychologist by calling (506) 855-5515. You may also request an appointment online at www.emmrys.ca


Disability service advisors

Matt Maston, BEd
(506) 364-2175
mmaston@mta.ca

Matt Kalichuk, BA
(506) 364-2604
mkalichuk@mta.ca

The Meighen Centre provides services to students with disabilities. It is located on the third floor of the Wallace McCain Student Centre.


Nurse/educator

Cindy Crossman, BScN, RN
(506) 364-2163
ccrossman@mta.ca

The nurse/educator facilitates and delivers primary health care services at Mount Allison. Every client who makes a health appointment at the Wellness Centre will see the registered nurse/educator for a nursing assessment.

The nurse/educator provides health promotion initiatives, health education (including knowledge of current health issues,) testing, health counselling, clinical services, and referrals when appropriate.

All services are strictly confidential. Medical information can only be released with your written authorization.