About us

We believe in a team approach to the services we provide. Dr. Alan McAllister provides psychological services.  Cordelia Garza Rabatte and Rhea Shahe are neurotherapists under his supervision.  Ilda Furtado is a social worker who provides counselling to individual, couples and families.  Brainna Robinson is a student psychotherapist completing her final year practicum under the supervision of Dr. McAllister.

Alan McAllister, PhD, CPsych.

Dr. McAllister has worked in the field of psychological services for over 39 years and was registered as a psychologist in Ontario in 1994. He began meditating as a university student and went on to earn doctoral degrees in philosophy (University of Toronto, 1975) and psychology (York University, 1993). More than twenty years ago he began working with biofeedback and neurofeedback with the intent of healing the mind and optimizing functioning using these technologies. He has worked in schools and in clinical settings with individuals of all ages. He is the author of The Attentive Mind Workbook: Self-healing through Meditation, which is a workbook on meditation based on contemporary psychological theory and research, and he gives workshops on meditation and neuroshaping in Ontario and Quebec.

Cordelia Garza Rabatte, BSc, BCN–  Senior Neurotherapist

Cordelia Garza Rabatte majored in biology and psychology at Trent University.  She is a Board Certified Neurotherapist through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance.  Her primary interests are in the relationship of brain and behaviour and using neuroshaping methods in work with children.




Rhea Shahe, BA– Neurotherapist 

Rhea Shahe majored in psychology at Trent University.  Her thesis research focused on the sexualization of racialised women, and she has participated in research on treatment for depression. 






Ilda Furtado, BA, MHSC, BSW- Registered Social Worker

lda Furtado has over 40 years working in community work, advocacy, and counselling.  Much of her work over the last 20 years has been in counselling and finding employment for individuals with disabilities.  Her present interests include individual, couple, and family counselling.


Brianna Robinson, BSc, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Brianna majored in psychology and biology at Trent University. Her undergraduate thesis focused on emotional intelligence in at-risk populations. She is now a student at Yorkville University studying in the Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology program with the goal of becoming a registered psychotherapist in Ontario.  She is supervised by Dr. McAllister for her final year practicum.