COUNSELLOR

Meet Our Team

Mary-Ann Roy B.F.A., M.A.
Truth for Life Counselling CentreMary-Ann has counselled since 1990 through her counselling practice, the Truth for Life Counselling Centre. She is past National Director as well as past President of the Manitoba Branch of the Professional Association of Canadian Christian Counsellors (PACCC). She is an approved Supervisor for PACCC as well as for Providence Theological Seminary, Counselling Faculty. She is an approved Referral Therapist for an international Christian organization and for Compensation for Victims of Crime in Manitoba as well as other EAP organizations, such as Homewood Human Solutions, Arete Human Resources and Family Guidance FGI. She works with Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch as a Mental Health Therapist.
          She is also qualified as a CISM Trauma Counsellor. Mary-Ann is a graduate of Providence Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Biblical Counselling. Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba. Mary-Ann is the consultant for Life Resources Ministry at Albright Church in Winnipeg. Mary-Ann follows a “whole-istic” approach to counselling. This involves caring for each person in a way that addresses their emotional, mental, spiritual and physical concerns. If medication or other needs are necessary in order to adequately deal with problems, there is no hesitation to solicit the expertise of other professionals. She counsels couples, families and on a one-on-one basis.
        Counselling Related Training (from 1997-present): Covers a wide range of treatments such as: Addiction, Co dependency, Indian Residential School Survivors, Theophostic Prayer, Grief, Divorce & Parenting – including For the Sake of the Children (Mb Family Services) & Eating Disorders (H.S.C.). Counsellor Related Teaching (from 1993 to present): Includes: Overall Wellness, Marriage & Family, Stress, Women’s Issues, Co dependency & Boundary Issues, Anger Management, Grief and Divorce Recovery and Sexual Abuse Experience in Practice Alcoholism & Drug Addiction, Bereavement & Loss, Crisis Management, Domestic Violence, Marital Issues, Post Traumatic Stress, Sexual Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Eating Disorders, Blended Family Issues, Work Related Problems, Parenting.  To contact her, you need only to phone and she will be happy to discuss any concerns or questions you may have about counselling – there is no obligation. Mary-Ann and George have been married since 1975 and have four children, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren.
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David G. Delf MA
Dave_Delf_2012Dave is a graduate of Providence Theological Seminary.  He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Biblical Counselling.  His undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Manitoba.  Dave is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Christian Counsellors (PACCC). He currently also works as a Mental Health Proctor with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. Other training Dave has received includes a Counselling I Training Certificate and ASIST Suicide Intervention Training.
      Dave has twenty years experience working in social services.  He has supervised and managed group homes and half way houses.  He has also worked as a Residential Care & Treatment Worker, a Community Support & Respite Worker and an Adaptive Skills Treatment Worker.  Dave’s goal is that as one becomes more aware of their own real identity, personal growth would be enhanced. This would result in a capacity for more intimate, mature  relationships at all levels of commitment.  Dave works to provide the tools for ongoing growth and development leading to full maturity.
     Counselling Related Training Master of Arts in Biblical Counselling – Providence Theological Seminary, 2009  Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – University of Manitoba, 1983 Certificate of Basic Theology – Kings College, 1995 Counselling 1 Training Certificate – Trinity Television, 1990 ASIST Suicide Intervention Training, 2009 Counselling Related Teaching Kids Church Teacher and children’s small group leader Exceptional listening, orgainzation, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in Practice Twenty years of experience working as a Community Support and Respite Worker, Residential Care & Treatment Worker and Adaptive Skills Treatment Worker.  Experienced Supervisor and Manager of Group and Halfway Homes.  Experienced Mental Health Proctor with Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.  Non Violent Crisis Intervention Training – 2010.  Emergency First Aid / CPR A Training – 2010
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Dr. Peter Makadi. DMin; MDiv
MA Counselling Psychology
PeterMakadiDr.Makadi has a multi-disciplinary education and training within the fields of social services and theology.  In addition to his Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University, New Brunswick, he holds a Doctor of Ministry in Conflict Management from Trinity Theological Seminary, Indiana, a Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Ministry from Providence Theological Seminary, Winnipeg and a Master of Divinity from Free Lutheran Theological Seminary, Minneapolis. His undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Arts in Education/Theology from ECWA Theological Seminary, Jos, Nigeria. . Dr. Makadi is a registered member with Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA). Peter is very empathetic, non-judgmental and solution focused.
          He is culture-infused sensitive and a good listener. Dr. Makadi has many years of work experience in the fields of teaching, guidance, mediation, conflict management and pastoral counseling. He served as a Guidance-Counsellor Chaplain and a senior pastor for seven years, as a Multicultural Director for three years working with different organizations within the social service sectors and as a Youth Care Practitioner and an Educational Assistant in elementary and high schools in Manitoba.
         He had been involved in helping families and couples live in healthy and stable relationships. Dr. Makadi has also worked as a sectional lecturer.  Counselling Areas: anxiety, depression, abuse, domestic violence, anger, grief/loss, ADHD, OCD, marital issues,  PTSD,  sex assault, self-esteem, stress, suicide ideation, intercultural specialist, spiritual healthy living, conflict resolution/management, interfaith matters.  Counselling for all ages, individuals, couples, families.  Treatment Approaches: Holistic Therapy, Culture-infused Counselling, Client Centred Focus, CBT.
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Peter Hall MA

Truth for life counsellingPeter brings with him over 30 years of pastoral counselling experience. He holds a Bachelors of Religious Education and a Masters of Religious Education, plus countless continuing education courses in: Divinity, Grief Counselling, Sociology of Youth, to mention a few. Along with education Peter brings extensive life skills, as a Youth Pastor he has been known as an effective youth communicator, and an effective counsellor on adolescent issues. Peter’s life journey has also brought him insight into life issues, as he had to deal with the death of his son, and launch into a new career path. Peter’s desire is help people to move towards a renewed hope rather than moving away from a former loss. Peter’s counselling skills include and not limited to: Suicide Prevention, Crises Intervention, Addictions, Grief, Adolescent Issues, Spiritual growth, and Family Relationships including marriage preparation. Peter and his wife Annette reside in Winnipeg and their daughter April lives in London England.

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George Roy
B.A. Honours
staff~~element105George Roy is available to individuals, families and organizations for help in finances. Major areas for individuals and families include budgeting, debt reduction and planning. In addition to these, for organizations he is available for input into fund raising, volunteer administration, planning, governance, administration, organizational management, board orientation/development and polity.
        George graduated from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, with an honours BA in Recreation Administration. Since that time he has been the CEO of several non-profit organizations, including Big Brothers Association of Winnipeg Inc., Maitland B. Steinkopf Residences Inc. and Youth Employment Core Inc. Having served on numerous board of directors, George has developed training material for board orientation and development.
         He has over twenty year experience working in the social service field. His experience also includes working with Christian missions including: Youth for Christ, World Vision, Hanamu House, Canadian Sunday School Mission and Young Life. His personal areas of interest are inventing, board games, wood working, athletics (particularly running and swimming), coaching and golf.
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