Mental Health Therapists

If you need one on one support, AGORA Network Ministries recommends these Christian Therapists

Paul Stimers

Registered Psychotherapist

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For more than 17 years, Paul has been providing counseling and psychotherapy in the public mental health sector. Paul has a Master’s degree in Clinical Counselling (M.Div.) and is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Paul is also a professional member of The Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).


Paul works with individuals, couples, families, and groups; he has an unwavering commitment to your emotional, relational and spiritual wellbeing, and believes that churches play an important role as you pursue hope, restoration and healing from all of life’s difficulties.

Derek Johnson

Registered Psychotherapist

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Derek Johnson is a husband of 25 yrs, a father of 3 teenagers, 10yrs experience as a youth and family pastor, as well as a being registered psychotherapist with the Ontario College of Registered Psychotherapists with a Master of Science degree in Christian Counselling. Derek has 20+ years of direct contact work experience in mental health, community health care, residential group homes, church, and school settings.

Clients enjoy Derek’s humour and down-to-earth style. Derek is an experienced couple therapist who has been working with couples since 2000. He helps couples understand their problems, improve their communication, work as a team towards solutions and reconnect to the love that first brought them together. He has personally developed and created a communication and conflict resolution course called “FACE2FACE” that helps couples, families, teams, and corporations to better understand their and others' styles of relating and how best to resolve conflict rather than compromise.

Derek also helps individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, and relationship issues. He offers a safe and non-judgmental space to work through the issues you're facing.  

Marie L. Allen

Registered Psychotherapist


Marie L. Allen has been active in the field of counseling for over 25 years.  She has a private practice in St. Catharines and in Toronto.  She is also very involved in Trauma Response Counselling with several organizations.  Marie holds an undergraduate degree in Christian Education and Counselling from Tyndale University in Toronto, a master’s degree in Counselling from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia and a Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology from Greenwich University which was in Hilo, Hawaii.  Marie has also taken many courses in Critical Incident Stress Management through the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.  

Marie is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and is a certified member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (formerly the Ontario Association of Consultants, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists), a presidential member of the American Association of Christian Counsellors and member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation

Steve Abma

Registered Psychotherapist

Couples and Individual Adults

Depression, Stress, Anxiety

Relationship Issues

DR. Vidoll Regisford 

Registered Psychotherapist, Clinical Counselor


Dr. Vidoll has more than 30 years of experience holding leadership roles in corporations, the public and the nonprofit sector throughout Canada.  Known for his ability to lead organizations through change, he has successfully worked with boards, unions and diverse groups to achieve and enhance business performance.
Vidoll is also Principal of Knowledge Solutions, a corporate consulting and clinical counselling practice.  He has received various recognitions and awards for his work throughout his career, the most recent being from the Association for Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) for his work in building corporate and community partnerships.

AGORA Network Ministries encourages individuals to seek mental health and medical professional care for any ongoing personal challenges.

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