Eric Pierni, MA, CSAT, RP
Founder, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist & Registered Psychotherapist
Eric Pierni, MA, CSAT, RP opened Men Therapy Toronto in 2016 with the primary intention of fulfilling its mission and vision. Eric is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist with the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). In addition to a Masters degree in Psychotherapy Eric also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree.
Brian Janes, MBA, ICADC, CSAT RP
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist & Registered Psychotherapist
Brian Janes is a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. He works with individuals, couples and youths who are struggling with addiction, relationships, anxiety, depression and trauma. He is a Certified Sex addiction Therapist (CSAT) and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counsellor (ICADC). He is a former counsellor and program manager at De Novo Treatment Centre and has a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Windsor. He spent 10 years working in the corporate world and has an understanding of the demands, challenges and rewards of that environment. Brian has been a member of a men’s group for many years and is passionate about helping men grow and develop into their best selves.
David Scammell DipTIRP, RP
David Scammell has worked as a Psychotherapist for over 17 years. He is a graduate of the master’s equivalent program in Relational Psychotherapy from the Toronto Institute for Relational Psychotherapy, and has additional training in EMDR Therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Structural Dissociation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and Somatic Relational Psychology. David has worked in both clinical and private practice and with a wide range of client populations, including people with addictions, couples, families, youth, and he has facilitated groups. His approach is relationally and somatically based, where he helps clients discover meaning, recognize patterns and explore new options for positive change. David encourages his clients to treat themselves with patience, compassion, acceptance and respect, so that they themselves can become a supportive resource on their journey toward mental health.
CLINICAL SUPERVISION TEAM
Gary Duim M. Ed., Registered Social Worker
Gary Duim M. Ed., RSW has done graduate studies in counseling/psychotherapy, education, philosophy, and political theory. Gary’s fascination with psychotherapy started as a graduate student in Toronto struggling with existential questions and feelings of hopelessness. It was suggested that Gary see a therapist and that changed his reality for the better in numerous ways. The empathy, enlightenment and validation Gary received was imperative to his growth. Since those days Gary has dedicated his life to helping others find these gifts through counseling/psychotherapy. He have extensive experience working with men in “anger management”/anti-abuse programs. For the past 15 years Gary has been working in outpatient mental health counseling/psychotherapy.
Monica Meyer, PhD, CSAT-S
Monica Meyer, PhD, CSAT-S, is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and currently works as the Clinical Director of Gentle Path at The Meadows, an all-male inpatient sex addiction treatment facility in Wickenburg, AZ. She has worked and trained closely with Dr. Patrick Carnes and participates in the training and clinical supervision of other professionals as a presenter at Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) training modules. Dr. Meyer has a broad base of training and experience in the field of Clinical Psychology utilizing psychological assessments and treating chemical addictions, personality disorders, and eating disorders. Dr. Meyer integrates cultural sensitivity with a sex-positive approach to create a safe space for clients from diverse orientations and gender identities to begin their sexual recovery. Monica provides clinical supervision for Certified Sex Addiction Therapists at Men Therapy Toronto.