Primary Therapist

Lea received their Bachelor Degree from Dalhousie University, their Social Service Worker diploma from Georgian College and their Masters of Arts in Counsellor Psychology at Yorkville University. They are registered with the colleges of psychotherapy (qualifying).

Lea is a passionate helping professional that sees the good in each individual. Being in recovery themselves, Lea understands the complex nature of their client’s needs in a residential treatment setting. Lea aims to meet clients where they’re at while providing a holistic perspective on recovery.

Lea has volunteered all over the world and loves to give back to their community. Lea currently coaches a local high-school hockey team and works on a crisis help-line. Lea enjoys playing hockey, basketball, walking, and reading.


A photo of Lea Merkley.