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  • Joseanne Spiteri

We are thrilled to introduce our newest team members at Couples Therapy Centre

Dr. Albert Chan, Nokha Dakroub, Rakan Elkhalafawi, and Crystal Gerlach presently provide comprehensive therapeutic services in Georgetown, Ontario, catering to both virtual and in-person modalities for couples, individuals, teens and families.

Effective couples therapy requires a skilled and compassionate team to guide couples on their journey towards healthier relationships.

At Couples Therapy Centre in Georgetown, clients have the privilege of working with a team of dedicated professionals including Dr. Albert Chan, Nokha Dakroub, and our Master's Level Clinical Interns Rakan Elkhalafawi, and Crystal Gerlach.

Each bring their unique expertise to help couples navigate the challenges they face.

1. Dr. Albert Chan, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist/Registered Social Worker/SexTherapist:

Dr. Albert Chan is a highly respected and experienced Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Social Worker, and Sex Therapist specializing in couples therapy. With over three decades of practice, he has helped countless couples rebuild trust, enhance communication, and foster deeper connections. Dr. Chan is known for his empathetic approach, where he creates a safe and supportive environment for couples to openly address their concerns. His deep understanding of human psychology and commitment to ongoing learning allows him to tailor therapy to the unique needs of each couple.

2. Nokha Dakroub, Registered Social Worker:

Nokha Dakroub is a skilled and compassionate Registered Social Worker at Couples Therapy Centre. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping couples overcome relationship difficulties. Nokha understands that every couple is unique, and she utilizes a combination of evidence-based approaches to develop personalized treatment plans. Her warm and non-judgmental demeanor creates a comfortable space for couples to explore their emotions and discover effective strategies to heal their relationships.

3. Rakan Elkhalafawi, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)/Clinical Intern:

Rakan Elkhalafawi is a dedicated clinical intern who is passionate about supporting couples in their journey towards growth and healing. Rakan brings fresh insights and a deep commitment to helping couples achieve their relationship goals. Rakan's empathetic nature, combined with his solid expertise in Mindfulness Practices, allows him to connect with clients and provide valuable guidance. He is devoted to staying up-to-date with the latest research and therapeutic techniques to ensure the highest quality of care.

4. Crystal Gerlach, Registered Psychotherapist/ Registered Social Worker/ Clinical Intern:

Crystal Gerlach is a driven and compassionate clinical intern at Couples Therapy Centre boasting an extensive background in the field of counselling accumulated over several years. With a genuine desire to make a positive impact on couples' lives, Crystal creates a warm and welcoming space for clients to express their emotions and work towards healing. Crystal's dedication to continuous learning and her strong communication skills contribute to her ability to build meaningful connections with the couples she serves.

With their extensive knowledge and empathetic approach, our team provides a valuable blend of expertise and compassion, ensuring that couples receive the utmost support throughout their therapeutic journey.

Contact us at or 416 949 9878 to book your free consultation with one of our esteemed therapists today.

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