"Mental health matters."


Counselling Therapists

Aspen & Oak has a diverse, competent, and well-established counselling team. We strive to secure counselling therapists and psychologists who are committed and knowledgeable in their practice. Just like a client, every therapist is unique. Our counsellors possess varying degrees of education, experience, and training to meet the diverse needs of Prince Albert, SK  and area

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to connect with us. We would be happy to assist you in finding a counsellor to meet your specific need(s).

Let us first introduce our Manager, Meagan Crawford...

Please Note - Counselling therapists do not diagnose

Meagan Crawford

Administrative Manager & Certified Nail Technician

Meagan Crawford is Aspen & Oak's go-to woman for anything and everything. Her warm and inviting smile, along with her knowledge of the practice makes her an ideal fit as Aspen & Oak's Administrative Manager. Meagan supervises overall client flow and staffing, and supports counsellors and therapists in whatever capacity they need. If you ever have questions or concerns, please direct them to Meagan and she will assist you with finding a solution that best suits your needs

Ashlee Schmidt, BA, MACP (cand)

Ashlee began her career in mental health in 2003, and is the only therapist who works with young children at the practice. She has a passion working with children and youth, however works with individuals of all ages

After obtaining her BA in Psychology with Great Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan, Ashlee completed programs in Medical Laboratory Science, Sociology, Anatomy and Physiology, and is a Master of Arts candidate in Counselling Psychology. Ashlee hopes to begin her PhD in fall 2019

Ashlee works in a teaching and research capacity at the University of Saskatchewan, and has done so for roughly ten years. She has worked in: Psychiatry; psychology; and sociology. She also worked for the Neural Systems & Plasticity Research Group as a student researcher

Ashlee is a non-registered professional member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association  (1002079) and a verified therapist with Psychology Today

Robin Finalyson, M.Ed., R Psych​ 541

Robin Finlayson received his Masters in Psychology (M.Ed.) from The University of Saskatchewan in 2000. Robin has been a registered psychologist since 2002 with an interest and expertise in clinical psychological assessment and treatment within forensic contexts. He is registered with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists (SKCP). Robin looks to provide psychological services in order to enhance understanding and improve personal lives, while maintaining an appreciation for the implications within forensic and community contexts

Robin Finlayson has worked for Federal Corrections for 16 years. In his role, he provides assessments for individuals with potential mental health difficulties or those who have been convicted of significant sexual or violent criminal offences. Robin has been called to provide psychological assessments for intake, suicide risk, program suitability, security classification, and the National Parole Board to address risk and release of correctional inmates back into the community

Robin works with older adolescents, adults, individuals, or couples who present with a variety of concerns., including: Anxiety; depression; post-traumatic stress; relationship difficulties; anger management; sexual compulsions and behavior; pre-sentence intervention; trauma; coping mechanisms for past abuse; and stress management

For a consultation or to book an appointment, please call Robin Finlayson: 306-987-0573 or the office at: 306.922.9355

Registered Psychologist - 541

Alternative Therapy

Our alternative therapist works in conjunction with the counselling team to promote healing, happiness, comfort, and intrapersonal connection. If you have any questions or require clarification on our alternative health services, please do not hesitate to connect with us

Tina Ruszkowski

Certified in Reiki Level I and II, and Reflexology, Tina brings an abundance of life, positive energy, and warmth  to the practice

Tina works with children and adults to decrease symptoms associated with mental illness and physical pain. She uses energy and relaxation techniques to calm anxious minds, relieve physiological- and mental- pain, and teaches the importance of self-love, patience, acceptance, and self-care

Tina is known for her bundled therapy; scalp massage, relaxation massage (upper body), Reflexology, and Reiki. The more you bundle -- the more you save!

Tina offers monthly specials, so please call the office to find out what they are