Counselling Therapists

Dear Clients;

Notice regarding COVID-19: As we all work together to “flatten the curve” in our city and province, each of the therapists are taking extraordinary steps to protect the health of our clientele and ourselves. Contact your therapist to get details on how we are handling things in these unprecedented times.

Dr. Don Russell & Associates is a group of professional counselling therapists operating independent practices together at one location in Winnipeg. with and contact them directly to begin the healing process.

 Please take a moment and review the bios below and select the counsellor that you would like to work with to meet your goals.

Meet Dr. Don Russell

Don Russell counsellor

Dr. Don Russell one of the counselling therapists and a partner operating the Russell & Associates group.  Don is certified in EMDR Therapy,  training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and has has extensive experience and advanced training in treating the emotional and psychological effects of trauma. Also, Don works with adults with depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. Clients find that Don find ‘gets’ them: he is warm, friendly and very knowlegeable.

Read more about Don

                                                              Due to overwhelming demand for services, Don is not able to take new clients at this time.

Contact Don here or by phone 204.746.0281

Make an appointment with Don here

Meet Yok Knight

Yok Knight Counsellor

Yok Knight has experience working with adult individuals and couples, especially issues around intimacy and anxiety relief. As a counsellor, Yok focuses on building resilience and strengths to foster long-term change. Her main therapeutic frameworks include Trauma-Informed Therapy (including an understanding of parts work and how trauma affects the body), Internal Family Systems, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). She is accepting new clients Saturdays and Tuesday evenings. Yok is currently meeting clients at 200-569 Academy Rd and online.

Read more about Yok

Make an appointment with Yok here

Contact Yok here or by phone/text 431.336.5083

Meet Lynette Sacco

Lynette Sacco CounsellorLynette is an extremely caring and highly skilled counsellor. She primarily works with adolescents, individuals and couples. Lynette has appointments Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, including Monday and Wednesday evenings.

Lynette has moved locations. We wish her the very best. You can connect with her here



Meet Sophie

SophieSophie isn’t really a counselling therapist, but she definitely is therapeutic. Sophie hangs out with us during therapy appointments most days. Sophie specializes in making people feel calm, relaxed and playful at heart. She is small, hypoallergenic and usually just drifts off to sleep while we talk.