Andrew Benedetto

Andrew Benedetto, RP, President (District 7 – Central)

Andrew Benedetto is a Jungian Analyst in private practice offering psychotherapy to individuals. Mr. Benedetto is a member of the faculty of the Analyst Training Program, Ontario Association of Jungian Analysts (OAJA), and an analyst member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology.  He served as OAJA’s Chair of the Ontario Regulation Committee and has worked with colleagues from other psychotherapy modalities on issues of common interest, through the Alliance of Psychotherapy Training Institutes. Prior to training as a Jungian Analyst, he earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto. Andrew has served in managerial and consulting roles in both corporations and volunteer-based organizations for more than 25 years.

Malcolm MacFarlane

Malcolm MacFarlane, RP, Vice-President (District 2 – North)

Malcolm MacFarlane was a psychotherapist in the Mental Health Program at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay for 30 years, retiring in 2016.  He has a Master of Arts degree in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy, and a B.A. with majors in Psychology and Sociology. Clinically, his interests lie in the application of marital and family systems interventions to the treatment of serious mental illnesses.  He is a member and Approved Supervisor with the American, Canadian, and Ontario Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy.  Mr. MacFarlane has edited two texts:  Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice and Family Treatment of Personality Disorders: Advances in Clinical Practice.

Shelley Briscoe-Dimock, RP (District 3 – East)

Shelley Briscoe-Dimock obtained her Ph.D. from the School of Counselling, Psychotherapy and Spirituality at Saint Paul University.  Dr. Briscoe-Dimock is a Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice.  She is an AAMFT approved supervisor. She provides clinical education, training and supervision to graduate level students and therapists.  Her masters and doctoral research was in the field of psychotherapy and she continues to build on this research to date.  Dr. Briscoe-Dimock is the Vice-President and sits on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Institute for Object Relations Therapy.  She is a former member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Ethics Committee, and served as a member of CRPO’s Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC) before being elected to CRPO Council.

Gary Cockman

Gary Cockman, Public Member

Before retiring in 2016, Gary was a Rehabilitation Therapist and Certified Brain Injury Specialist working with First Nation populations suffering from acquired brain injury or mental health issues for 25 years. Gary is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers since its inception in 2000. Gary spent 18 years sitting on the Board of Directors and non- council committees. Gary lives in Port Frank’s on the shores of Lake Huron with his wife Wendy.

Carol Cowan-Levine

Carol Cowan-Levine, RP (District 8 – Ontario)

Carol is a Child and Family Therapist in private practice in Toronto. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work, a post graduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice, with individuals, children and families, and several additional post-graduate certificates. Her long-standing interest in psychotherapy has been demonstrated in her previous work at the Hospital for Sick Children, the
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, as a trainer in the Ontario Child Welfare Training System as well as in the Bridge Training Mental Health Program, and as a practitioner in her own professional practice for the past 22 years.

Carol’s commitment to community has been reflected in the numerous Boards of Directors on which she has served–past Chairs of: Women’s College Hospital, the former and current Women’s College Hospital Foundations and the Child Development Institute; additionally she has served as a Director
of Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre, the Offord Centre (Centre for Studies of Children at Risk), the National Ballet School, President of the Government appointed Transitional Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Mental Health Therapists of
Ontario (2011-2015) and President of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) (2015-2017).

Currently, she sits as an Honourary Member of the Board at Women’s College Hospital, a Member of the Advisory Board of the Child Development Institute, Chair of the Advisory Council of the Women’s College Hospital Foundation, Trustee of the Holland Bloorview Rehabilitation Hospital, member of the Advisory group to the Mennonite New Life Bridge Training Mental Health Program, and the all-Ontario elected member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Mental Health Therapists of Ontario.

Carol remains a passionate advocate for excellence in healthcare.

Mary Kardos Burton

Mary Kardos Burton, Public Member

Mary Kardos Burton, a leader in health and social services, was formerly the Assistant Deputy Minister for the Acute Services and Community Health Divisions with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and held executive positions with the Ministry of Community and Social Services.  At the national level she co-chaired an advisory committee recommending strategies for provincial ministers and deputy ministers on public health issues.

Currently specializing in interim executive management and strategy development, Ms. Kardos Burton was an interim vice president at Health Quality Ontario and chaired two of the standards committees for the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario.

She served as a Board Trustee at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and is currently the Chair at Belmont House, a long term care and retirement home.

Sheldon Kawarsky

Sheldon Kawarsky, Public Member

Sheldon Kawarsky is the Vice President of The Soft Skills Group. His previous positions include: Associate Director of Innovation York at York University; Project Manager at MaRS Innovation; Director of Corporate Operations at Cytochroma Inc.; and Technology Transfer Manager at the University of Guelph. Dr. Kawarsky received his Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science degrees in reproductive biology from the University of Guelph and his Bachelor of Science degree in physiology and human biology from the University of Toronto.

Barbara Locke Billingsley

Barbara Locke Billingsley, Public Member

Barbara Locke Billingsley is a passionate youth and community advocate. Through volunteer positions with various community-focused organizations, such as Victim Services of Middlesex-London and GlobalMedic, Mrs. Locke Billingsley provides support to children, teenagers and other community members, including clients of the Ontario Disability Support Program. She further supports the health and welfare of members of her community through her employment as Contract Manager and Medical Field Examiner with Watermark, ExamOne and Medifast. Mrs. Locke Billingsley holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences Specialization Degree from Western University and is currently earning her Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Victoria.

Kenneth Lomp

Kenneth Lomp, RP (District 4 – Central East)

Kenneth Lomp retired in 2016 from his position as a Professor and the Program Coordinator for the graduate program in Addictions and Mental Health at Durham College. Prior to his twenty-year tenure with the college, Mr. Lomp was a researcher and clinical coordinator at Lakeridge Health Corporation. While at Lakeridge he authored several research publications in addictions and provided clinical supervision for a multidisciplinary team of psychotherapists. He received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Toronto, his Master’s degree in Psychology from Carleton University, studied Clinical Psychology at York University and pursued doctoral studies at the University of Toronto. Mr. Lomp served on CRPO’s Transitional Council and on the Council’s Competency Profiles Task Group as a subject matter expert.

Miranda Goode Monastero (District 5 – South West)

Miranda Goode Monastero is a Registered Psychotherapist in private practice, working with individuals and families since 2011.  Miranda blends her Humanistic training with Relational Gestalt for a unique, experiential approach in her practice.

Prior to training as a Psychotherapist, Ms. Goode Monastero studied Psychology and Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University.  She enjoyed a long, distinguished career as a Brand Strategist in the Advertising industry for 20 years.

Pat Rayman

Pat Rayman, RP (District 7 – Central)

Pat Rayman is a seasoned psychotherapist in private practice for 25 years providing counselling and psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families. In addition, she provides training and clinical supervision for social workers, psychotherapists, counsellors and front-line workers. She has worked in numerous settings including guidance education, hospital and community-based settings.

Ms. Rayman has served as Coordinator of an alternative High School and President of the Board at a daycare.  She has been a Clinical Member of the Ontario Society of Psychotherapists since 1994, and has served on the Board of Directors as Chair of Nomination, and President.

Currently Ms. Rayman is an Associate Member of the Institute of Self Psychology, a member of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, and a Guest Member of the Toronto Society for Contemporary Psychoanalysis.

Kevin VanDerZwet Stafford

Kevin VanDerZwet Stafford, RP (District 1 – West)

Kevin VanDerZwet Stafford, MSc, RMFT, RP, is the Director of Clinical Training in the Couple and Family Therapy Program at the University of Guelph.  Over the past 20 years he has operated a full-time private practice (1997-2015); served as external consultant to the Homewood Health Centre (2006-2013); and was the Executive Director of the Ontario Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2007-2009).  He has taught over 30 graduate and undergraduate courses and conducted numerous personal growth and training workshops.  Prior to his appointment to CRPO’s transitional Council in 2009, he served as advocacy Chair for the Ontario Coalition of Mental Health Professionals.  As a transitional Council member, he was five times elected to the Executive Committee, chaired the Quality Assurance, Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committees, and the Professional Practice Committee, where he oversaw the development of the Professional Misconduct Regulation; Professional Practice Standards and the Code of Ethics.  Mr. VanDerZwet Stafford lives in Guelph with his husband and their four children.