Melinda Kynen Hill is On Leave

Melinda Krynen Hill, RP, MEd, MPH

Registered Psychotherapist

Melinda Krynen Hill is a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) and Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC). She received her Master’s in Education in Counseling Psychology at the University of Toronto (OISE) and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Alberta. Melinda currently works in private practice offering individual therapy services.

Melinda’s approach to therapy is holistic, strength-based and client-centered.

Her practice is informed by evidence-based models of care including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness Based Interventions. Mindfulness is a cornerstone of Melinda’s psychotherapy approach and treatment.

She has over eight years of training in Mindfulness Based Interventions. She has studied and facilitated Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Mindful Self Compassion (MSC) programs and is a trained facilitator of the Mindfulness Based Chronic Pain Management (MBCPM) Program through the NeuroNova Centre for Mindful Solutions. Personally, she has been practicing Mindfulness Meditation for ten years.

Melinda has a special interest in rehabilitation and recovery from injury or health crisis. She has particular expertise working with chronic health concerns including chronic pain, complex health conditions (e.g. rare diseases, autoimmune), post-concussive syndrome and associated mental health concerns such as health anxiety, depression and adjustment difficulties.

She also has experience working with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anxiety, panic, stress, life transitions and relationship issues.

Melinda Krynen Hill works at the Oakville Location and offers virtual services throughout Ontario.