MEET THE TEAM
The CFCBT Team
Janet Caryk, M.Ed.
780-455-8133 ext 1
Janet Caryk obtained her Masters degree in Education (Counselling) in 1985 from the University of Alberta and became a Registered Psychologist in 1987. She worked at the University of Alberta Hospital in the Division of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry for 13 years, resigning in January 1999 to enter full-time private practice. She maintains an academic appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, and teaches and supervises psychiatry residents and psychology interns to be skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Janet specializes in the assessment and treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders, depression, and eating disorders. She works exclusively in the area of adolescent/adult psychology. Janet also leads the CFCBT NO More Fear Seminars.
Dr. Wes Miller, Ph.D.
Wes Miller obtained his Ph.D. in 1995 and became a Registered Psychologist that same year. He has worked in the hospital system including the University of Alberta, Royal Alexandra, and Glenrose Hospitals. Wes specializes in the assessment and treatment of all anxiety disorders (including post-traumatic stress disorder) and depression. He has provided psychological services to members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Edmonton Police Service members since 1999. He also has training in the assessment and treatment of children experiencing attentional deficits, behavioral problems, and difficulties in emotional functioning (anxiety, depression, etc.). Wes also works directly with parents providing psychoeducation, parenting strategies, and/or family therapy as part of the specific treatment protocols that are offered.
Dr. Joti Brar-Josan, Ph.D.
780-455-8133 ext 2
Dr. Novjyot (Joti) Brar-Josan joined the Centre for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 2013. She is a Registered Psychologist who obtained her Ph.D in Counselling Psychology at the University of Alberta. Joti specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders (e.g., panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and social anxiety disorder, etc.), stress management, and life transitions. In addition to seeing clients at the Centre for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, she has published numerous articles on multicultural counselling and experiences of hope and vulnerability in couples therapy. Furthermore, Joti is a recipient of a number of awards including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship (SSHRC) and the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship.
Marilyn Rolingher, M.C.
780-455-8181 ext 3
*Retiring Nov. 30, 2023
Marilyn Rolingher is a registered psychologist who completed her Masters in Counselling at Yorkville University. Marilyn provides therapy to adults. Her areas of clinical interest include depression, anxiety disorders (panic, social, generalized anxiety, worry, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobias), interpersonal and relationship difficulties, adjustment and life transition. Marilyn’s personalized CBT interventions are designed to help an individual develop new skills to facilitate enduring changes in the way they think, behave and feel. Her collaborative and empathic approach, together with her life experience, have been especially beneficial in helping individuals experiencing difficult life transitions.
Nicole Hurst Radke, M.Ed.
PROVISIONAL REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST
780-455-8181 ext 1
Nicole Hurst Radke is a Registered Provisional Psychologist who completed her BSc in Honours Psychology at MacEwan University and MEd in Counselling Psychology at the University of Alberta. She has an interest in working with children, adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders (e.g. generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, and body-focused repetitive behaviours). She has experience in working with anxiety disorders through her training at Education Clinical Services at the University of Alberta as well as in a private practice setting. She is delighted to join the Centre for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy under the supervision of Dr. Wes Miller.
Richelle Wagner, Ph.D. Candidate
Richelle Wagner grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, attending high school in Beaumont, Alberta. After high school, she studied at the University of Alberta, Augustana Faculty, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Biology and Criminology. During her time at Augustana, she played for their women's basketball team and was recognized as their Athlete of the Year and the league's Academic All-Canadian. She currently is a fourth year PhD student and instructor in the School and Clinical Child Psychology (SCCP) program at the University of Alberta. She has completed multiple practicums throughout her training, most recently with New Horizons School for gifted students and one with the University of Alberta Athletics Department, working with university sports athletes who require mental health treatment. Additionally, she ran youth anxiety and resiliency groups and youth groups with Crohn's and Colitis Canada. Overall, her academic and professional focus is onassessment, intervention, and consultation with children and adolescents who are struggling with anxiety, depression and performance related issues.