Virtual Team Meeting

Meet our Dream Team

 Heya! At Limestone Clinic, our team works together to efficiently help our clients with the concerns that they want to get traction upon. We match you with one of the therapists on our team to join you on your journey to transforming your life.

Our therapists are vetted for skill, approachability, and effectiveness. To be eligible to work with us, they all must have the fundamental skills needed to work with anxiety, depression, and trauma. But, they each have their unique skills and attributes that make them especially great in certain niches, too. We've taken a few moments to provide you with brief descriptions of each staff member's Zones of Genius to help you get a better sense as to our team's diversity of skill and knowledge.

How would we describe our team? They're nice! And smart! And nice! After all, if we don't like having lunch with them, we're not recommending them to you for treatment services. Don't worry. None of us are perfect. And, we're probably just a smidgeon weird. We don't focus on fancy work clothing or perfect hairdos (but we do appreciate good hair days). We show up, as real people, ready to align with you, do the work that results in healing, and cheer you on. We're the Limestone Clinic Team, but we're also Team Frank (if your name is Frank), or Team Gina, or Team Monty... you get the idea.

 

We're on YOUR team. You're in good hands. Come meet us!

(In case this is also helpful so you don't have to tromp all over the friggin website to get the info you need - the cost for a standard 50-minute counselling session ranges from $150 +tax to $300, depending on the therapy provider.)

Ready to speak with a therapist?

Dr. Kris Boksman

Intensive Interventionist, Bad Mood Badass

Clinical Psychologist & Owner, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Dr. Kris is a mom of two very loud and lovable boys. She likes drinking too much coffee, thinking about the exercising she would like to do, and having fun with her hairstyles. Dr. Kris's Jedi-power is quickly getting to the roots of emotional dysregulation problems, and helping people process through these pain points, so she works in an intensive services model--she does not offer weekly ongoing sessions. Dr. Kris treats depression, high-achievers (such as CEOs, lawyers, therapists, doctors, & just-plain-awesome moms). She specializes in trauma recovery, relationship-based trauma experiences, and healing from narcissistic abuse. 

Nicole Chisamore

Customer Experience Officer (CEO)

Administrative Agent, Communications Consul, Email Emissary

Hailing from a previously successful career in Real Estate, Nicole is no stranger to working quickly to help her clients achieve their goals. A detail oriented helper-by-nature, Nicole's job is to coordinate the inner workings of the clinic, and to greet our clients (virtually and otherwise) to help them onboard to the clinic with comfort and an understanding that we care and welcome them to their personal journey. An avid golfer, Nicole enjoys experimenting with bright hair colours, and tending to the needs of her sweet little pup, Buffy.

Taylor Jackson

Trauma Tromper, Distress Demolisher

Registered Psychotherapist, B.A., M.A.

Taylor comes to us at Limestone Clinic after extensive in-depth study in the most effective classical approaches to treating trauma. A natural therapist, outdoors enthusiast, and problem-solver, Taylor's specialized psychotherapy training helps to give her a special insight into the treatment of depression and anxiety, injury adjustment and workplace injuries. She is exquisitely poised to help with the mental health needs of individuals who are coping with traumatic and chronic mental distress.

Karen James

Addiction, Abuse, and All-Inclusive Adulthood Adapter

Registered Psychotherapist, B.A.

Limestone Clinic enthusiastically welcomes Karen, who will be available to start seeing clients in April 2021. A treasure-trove of clinical experience and information, Karen comes to us with over two decades of working with individuals overcoming difficult circumstances to rise strong in their adult lives. Karen's expertise includes helping adults work though addictions, abuse, and trauma issues. Of course, then, she also is well-versed in supporting those who experience depression and anxiety. An artist and avid learner, Karen's energy for psychotherapy and helping her clients is infectious (in a good way).

Renee Jim

Anger Abolisher, Phobia Fixer

Registered Psychotherapist, B.A., M.A.

Renee, a bubbly, friendly, and smart therapist, has been a psychotherapist for half a decade. With a perpetual love of learning and a firm dedication to providing bar-none services, her areas of specialty are just as robust as her badass brain cells! Renee possesses knowledge of & proven effectiveness using time-tested methods that work for helping resolve anger patterns, and calming anxiety and phobias. As are all of our clinic's therapists, Renee is no stranger to assisting those with stress and burnout, depression, and workplace distress.

Evette Meikle

Grief Guru, Workplace Woe Whomper

Registered Psychotherapist, M.A.

Coming to us with an extensive corporate portfolio, heaps of experience, and a hefty dose of common-sense strategizing and healthy coping know-how, Evette, our newest team addition, assists our clients in sharpening their skills for assertive and masterful maneuvering through workplace stressors, politics, and hiccups. With more modesty than she'll ever tell you about (ha!) and a calming presence, Evette's easy smile and warm heart are also the right mix for those who need support processing through their loss experiences.

Jessica Lankmann, Clinical Director

Anxiety Annihilator & Clinic Crackerjack

Registered Psychotherapist & Clinical Director, B.S.T., M.A.

Jessica is a sharp and enthusiastic therapist with a knack for rapidly minimizing anxiety who is also known for her behavioural change expertise. She is motivated to help her clients quickly and efficiently. As our Top-Dog (a.k.a., Clinical Director), Jessica leads our therapist team with know-how and proficiency. Jessica offers supportive cognitive and behaviour therapy to individuals experiencing anxiety, eating and other behaviour problems, burnout and stress, adjustment problems, psychological injuries, including PTSD, and those who wish to change health habits and lifestyle for the better.

Marla Maskis

PTSD Paladin & Addictions Arse-Kicker

Registered Psychotherapist, B.A.

Marla is a warm and approachable therapist who believes in the power of hope and the resiliency of the human spirit.  A seasoned therapist, she knows how to help, and derives deep personal satisfaction from helping people throw their trauma and addictions issues to the curb. Marla offers supportive cognitive and behaviour therapy to individuals experiencing addictions, anxiety, burnout and stress, depression, illness or injury adjustment problems, and PTSD.

Ryan Schmidtke

Men's Issues Mentor, Dad Dexterity Developer

Registered Psychotherapist

Ryan is an unpretentious therapist who believes in the value and importance of the human connection in helping his clients feel better. With genuineness and approachability (oh ya, and his wicked skills, too), Ryan helps his clients figure out plans for the changes they want in their lives. Keenly sensitive to Men's Issues and the complexities of 21st-Century-Dad-Life, Ryan wants his clients to find ease and contentment in their important relationships without being saddled by shame or confusion in their emotional realities & experiences.

Tanya van Niekerk

Depression Dwindler, Suffering Slasher

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), M.A.

Tanya provides her clients with a deep-dive into the factors that create real and lasting change. As a former Research Psychologist and all-around smart-cookie, Tanya tells it like it is, while delivering transformative therapy for people who have anxiety, depression, and trauma, relationship-related challenges. No stranger to the ups and downs of life as a parent and partner, Tanya helps her clients navigate the rollercoaster of life stress and burnout with clarity and confidence, and, if we can say it, a very lovely accent, to boot! :)

Helen Yohannes

Worry & Wretchedness Wizard

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), M.A.

With the wisdom of someone twice her age, Helen helps her clients transform from feeling anxious or depressed. Well-versed in talk-based therapies and the value of keen attunement to her clients' needs, Helen's easy, calm presence is a big factor in her clinical effectiveness. Without being bossy or pushy, Helen guides her clients into the important conversations (you know... the stuff you don't really think you can talk about with another person?), modelling compassion, grace, and kindness to facilitate growth and balance. 

Waylon

Spunky Sidekick

Professional Cuddler, M.A. (Treats), Obedience Dropout

Waylon accompanies Dr. Boksman in some of her appointments. He loves greeting clients and provides support with treat-fueled cuddles, wags, and chin-scratches. He's had several painful surgeries and is a bit wobbly on his feet, but steadfast of heart. Coming to work at the office was his own therapy to become more confident after a serious spinal injury.

Watson

Head of Hospitality

Obedient Therapy Companion, B. Sc. (Doggy Discipline)

Watson accompanies Jessica in some of her therapy sessions. He is a softy at heart, always watching his mama, enjoying treats, pats, and cuddles, and basically all the attention he can get. Ask this 27 lb. load of cuteness for a hi-five next time you're in.

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Contact

During the Coronavirus we are doing our part to maintain safe distances for all. Our entire staff is working from home, and our office is not presently open to the public.

Office Hours

Our phones are answered during the following times:

Mon – Fri  9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday, Closed

Online therapy hours vary by practitioner.

Please be patient with us during the COVID crisis, as our ability to connect with you quickly may be impacted by working from home and caring for family members. Please be sure to leave us a message so we know to get back to you.

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Location

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We are available to treat anyone in Ontario. You must be physically located in Ontario to receive treatment services.

MAILING ADDRESS:

171 Wellington St., Suite 101

Kingston, ON  K7L 3E3

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