Meet the Team

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Community Health Worker

Lisa Parker

Lisa works with teenagers in the Wellesley Township community. She facilitates youth wellness programming and runs the Wellesley Youth Advisory Council.  On weekends she can be found soaking up the sun on a dog walk or hanging out at the horse barn.

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Health Promoter

Gebre Berlihun

As a Health Promoter, Gebre is responsible for a range of health promotion activities that engage community members in understanding and taking action to address health issues, including planning and coordinating health and wellness education. Gebre also assists Woolwich Healthy Communities (a community wide initiative).

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Rural Community Health Worker

Paula Ballak

Paula has worked at WCHC for over 12 years. Currently she holds two positions, one as a Rural CHW and the other as a Clinical Nurse. Paula's primary community team role is to work with agricultural families to offer farm, home and road safety as well as other programming and services to our rural communities. She is passionate about health and safety and is an advocate for equity and wellbeing.

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Registered Psychotherapist and Counsellor 

Jannah Tudiver

Jannah is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Canadian Certified Counsellor and has worked in the mental health field for over 15 years. She's been connected to WCHC since 2013 where she does counselling and group programs. Jannah is passionate about community, healing, and growth. Outside of work, she can be found chasing after her two kids and busting stress with things like walking and time in nature. 

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Physiotherapy Assistant

Laurie Buehler

Laurie works as a Physiotherapy Assistant at the WCHC. She teaches a variety of the senior exercise classes. She enjoys being physically active outdoors with her family and friends and enjoys volunteering in her community.

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Low German Health Worker

Anna Wall

Anna Works with the Low German-speaking community. She provides language and cultural interpretation as well as social supports for participants in groups, ESL, nutrition, prenatal care, and the Healthy Smiles program. She enjoys road trips back to her Mennonite Colony in Durango, Mexico. She also loves cooking, especially Mexican food, writing about growing up ¨Dietsch¨ in Mexico, reading, studying social service work, and Spanish culture and language.

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Music Therapist and Psychotherapist

Amelia Ballak

Amelia Ballak is a certified music therapist and registered psychotherapist at WCHC. Her role is working primarily with kids and teens, using creative approaches to express themselves and work through challenges they may face day to day. Growing up in the community, Amelia knows the importance of connecting with others. When she's not at work, you might find her playing sports, or laying in a hammock with her guitar. 

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