Our Team

Jordan Anderson, Executive Director

Registered Psychotherapist, ICADC, CCS-AC

Jordan Anderson is an Opiate & Tobacco Cession Specialist and a member of the association of trauma specialists.

Jordan is a Registered Psychotherapist, An Internationally Certified Addictions and Mental health Counsellor and Certified Clinical Supervisor with the C.A.C.C.F with more than a decade in the field of Mental Health and Addiction.

Jack Wiley, Admissions Coordinator

Jack is an experienced admissions coordinator with over 4 years in the field of social services - helping those who have been lost find a sense of belonging. He is a certified peer support worker who strives to bring understanding and hope wherever he goes. He is also a talented musician who regularly works with clients on developing their sense of expression.

Darren Greer, Clinical Case Manager

Darren is the primary Clinical Case Manager for Alpha House. Darren is 5 times published author, A talented Musician and an artist. Darren has over 20 years of experience working in the Addiction and Mental Health Field across the country. Darren works individually with each client through a holistic lens to help them with all social determinants of health including housing, job search, recovery from traumatic events and day to day living.

Jordan White Saunders, Peer Support Worker

Jordan is a skilled Peer Support Worker and Alpha House Alumnus with an empathetic heart and a love for helping those in need. Jordan leads many of the client group sessions that occur during the week and skill-building sessions with clients on an individual basis.

Gary MacDonald, Alumni Coordinator

Gary is a Certified Addictions and Mental Health Counsellor with the CACCF and has an impassioned desire to help those in need. Gary's primary role is to engage alumni and connect them to our current clients. Gary is also an Alumnus of Alpha House and helps those both in the Centre and the Community recover from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body.

Robert Presot, Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor, CCAC

Robert is a Certified Addictions Counsellor with his Candian Addictions Counselling Certification credentials through the CACCF. Robert has more than 4 years of experience in the field and lived experience to titrate his education.

Candace Ramsey, Certified Human Service Counsellor

Candace is a staple at Alpha House and has been with us for over a decade. Candace brings a loving and compassionate energy to the centre. Candace is a Certified Human Service Worker and her specialized skill set helps our clients navigate the complicated Social Services Sector.

Ari Korn, Day Program & Life Skills Worker

Ari is the lead of the Alpha House Day program and life skills group. Ari brings his enthusiasm and diverse skill set in the areas of Music, Meditation, Cooking and art to Alpha House's day program to help our clients develop life skills such as budgeting, personal expression, and cooking skils.

Henry Baroi, Night Shift Worker

Henry has a Bachelor of Economics and over a decade of working in the Addiction and Mental Health field. Henry is a dedicated team member and has worked for Alpha House for over a decade.

Andrew McCleod, Peer Support Worker

Andrew is currently a Peer Support Worker for Alpha House and an alumnus. Andrew has completed his education as an Addictions Counsellor Progam and is awaiting certification to transition into a new role. As an alumnus, Andrew brings a distinct lens to the team and is able to easily relate to our clients.

Colin White, Peer Support Worker

Colin is a Peer Support Worker and Alpha House Alumnus. Colin left an exciting career in the film industry to pursue his passion for helping those in need recover from the disease of addiction.

Mellisa Pisarzowski Addcitons Counsellor, BA Musicology

After completing a graduate degree in Musicology at York University, Melissa spent the better part of two decades working as a performer, choral arranger, and music therapist. Specializing in behavioural intervention, Melissa worked with individuals diagnosed with Autism, dementia and cognitive disability helping them to find a voice. Upon completing certification in Addictions and Mental Health from Humber college, she made the shift into Addictions counseling and group facilitation; she has found joy working with the Alpha House clients!