Team Members

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Alana Pinkoski-Benoit

Registered Provisional Psychologist

Master of Counselling

Alana recently completed the Master of Counselling program through the University of Lethbridge. She is passionate about psychology and providing services to rural Albertan children, youth, and adults. By recognizing that each individual’s story is unique, Alana takes a collaborative approach working alongside clients through their experiences with life’s ups and downs. To learn more about her background and approach, you can review Alana’s E-Portfolio by clicking here.

Alana's hours are Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm 

587.802.1491

Alana is currently not accepting new clients.

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Reid Coleman

Mental Performance Coach ​

B.Sc. (Honours), Psychology Sport and Exercise, Certified Mental Coach, Mental Game Coach Professional, M.Sc., Psychology, Sport

Throughout his life Reid has had the opportunity to play a number of sports at provincial, national, international, and USport levels. These experiences assisted him to recognize the importance of developing the right mindset to compete and also that the development of mental skills are equally as important as developing physical skills when it comes to competing at an elite level. This was the catalyst for Reid to begin studying in the area of Sport Psychology. He has completed an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology and a M.Sc. in Psychology with a major in Sport. Reid is passionate about helping athletes develop new skills that help them reach their full athletic potential and manage the pressures of competing at an elite level. During his time at university Reid had the opportunity to do research on the effect pre-game rituals have on self-efficacy as well as the factors that affect the development of resilience in elite, adolescent athletes – including research on the effects COVID-19 has had on athletes. In addition to pursuing his degrees Reid has completed various mental skills coaching programs. Currently he is pursuing a second Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology as he recognizes the importance of mental health outside of the world of sports. 


Reid’s mental skills coaching experience includes working with elite teams as well as individual athletes to assist them to develop the skills necessary to compete at a high level. Some of his clients have included those competing at provincial, USport, and NCAA levels. He believes that mental skills training needs to be holistic which means ensuring that both coaches and parents understand the importance of and how to assist in the development of mental skills for elite, youth athletes. Reid enjoys working with athletes from a variety of sports who are interested in improving their performance. 

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Hannah Baddock

Virtual School Counsellor

BA Psych., Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Do you have a child in school who is in need of social or emotional support? Through our Virtual School Counsellor program, Hannah is able to provide your child with the tools they need to manage life's difficult moments. Hannah's experience working within the walls of Elementary and Jr/Sr High Schools, has provided a deeper understanding of the academic, social and emotional demands that schools place on students, allowing insights very useful as a virtual school counsellor. 


Working within the HPS collaborative framework, Hannah's appointments can be accessed by students and parents, through a secure online platform.  Appointments can be arranged throughout the school day or after school. If helpful, and with guardian consent, HPS will work with your child's school to arrange for a private space for a virtual session while onsite at his/her/their school. Please contact us today for further information or to book a session.

Hannah's hours are 8 am - 4 pm Monday to Friday

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Crystal Heck 

Registered Speech Language Pathologist

Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology

MSc.SLP-R.SLP (C)

Registered with the Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists as well as Speech and Audiology Canada, and Saskatchewan Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Crystal has over 10 years of experience in the field of speech language pathology. She offers both in person and virtual platforms for treatment, assessment and consultation. Crystal has experience with articulation/phonological disorders and oro-myofunctional therapy, early childhood language development, fluency/stuttering, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Autism, and Language and Literacy.

Crystal's hours are 4:30 pm - 7 pm Monday and 10 am - 5 pm Friday 

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Kennedy Manning

Registered Speech Language Pathologist

Masters of Science in Communication Disorders: Speech Language Pathology

MSc., R. SLP

Kennedy is a registered member of the Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA). She obtained her Master’s of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Minot State University.


Kennedy’s therapeutic approach includes establishing rapport and creating meaningful relationships with clients and their families. She strives to empower caregivers through education and training to ensure client success beyond therapy. She enjoys providing services to individuals of all ages; however, most of her experience has involved the paediatric population. Kennedy is passionate about early childhood language development, and has a special interest in supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She strongly believes in using a neurodiversity-affirming approach that focuses on individual strengths and strategies to support self-advocacy.

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Melissa Latos

Registered Occupational Therapist

MScOT Reg. (AB/SK)

Melissa completed her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy through McGill University in 2016. She is a registered member of the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists, the Saskatchewan College of Occupational Therapists and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.  Prior to obtaining her occupational therapy degree, she attended the University of Saskatchewan, receiving a Bachelor of Music degree.
Melissa currently holds a position with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, providing services to the pediatric autism population in Lloydminster and surrounding area. She is excited to expand her occupational therapy practice to clients who are without autism diagnoses at Hunt Psychological Services.
Melissa is passionate about helping children reach their potential and become their best selves. She strives to empower parents and caregivers to feel confident in supporting their child’s individual needs.

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Kerry Zachar

Registered Pediatric Physiotherapist

B.Sc. PT

Kerry is a Physiotherapist who has worked with children aged 0-18 since 2007.  She is registered in Alberta and is working on becoming registered in Saskatchewan.  Kerry has worked as a consultant as well as a direct therapist in her career, and has started to do virtual treatment sessions during the pandemic.  PT sessions can be offered in all three ways depending on family needs.  Kerry has worked with kiddos with a variety of diagnoses including genetic conditions, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Torticollis and Plagiocephaly. 


Creating a trusting relationship is a foundational part of Kerry's practice and she looks forward to meeting more families.  

Kerry's hours are Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 pm and Saturday from 10 am-4 pm. 

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Kristen Traverse

NeuroMovement® Practitioner

RN, BScN, CRE, Anat Baniel Method®

Kristen Traverse is a Registered Nurse, an Anat Baniel Method ®NeuroMovement® practitioner, and a health and wellness educator and coordinator. Her passion is to help people experience true holistic health and well-being. 


She has a background in all types of acute and rural nursing and wellness coordination. She has spent many of her years in hemodialysis, neurology, disease prevention and education and chronic disease management. 

She is a Certified Respiratory Educator and has various certificates in mental health, cardiovascular care and mindfulness and meditation. 


With her unique set of skills, experience and education, she loves to assist and educate people to understand their strengths and use neuromovement as well as wellness tools and resources to live a life that is limitless and meaningful to them. For more information about Kristen and Neuromovement, click here

Kristen's hours are 9 am - 5 pm Monday to Friday

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Roxy Collinson

Client Support Worker and Office Manager

Roxy will hold a few different titles, including client support worker and office manager for HPS.
Roxy has a diploma in Rehabilitation Services and is currently working on become a Social Services Worker. She has worked with children and youth for over 20 years in various roles. Roxy is a certified Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator and currently teaches life skills to children and youth (and sometimes even adults) all with the fun of using horses!