Our Team

About Us

Dr. Laidlaw and Associates provide individual and group treatment to adults 19 years of age and older. Dr. Laidlaw and Associates have a special interest in depression, anxiety, and reactions to trauma/abuse. Therapeutic models include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Mindfulness.

Dr. Laidlaw & Associates

Misty Woodland

Dr. Laidlaw is a clinical, counselling and rehabilitation psychologist. She provides individual treatment (counselling and assessment) to adults 19 years of age and older who are experiencing difficulties related to their psychological and/or emotional health or well-being.

Kathryn Knight has a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree from Yorkville University. She works with first responders in both individual and group therapy and with other adults experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression, and grief.

Flavia Ceschin received her PhD in Clinical Psychology in 1990 from Concordia University in Montreal. Her clinical training and work focused on individual and family therapy with children, adolescents and their families coping with life issues such as mental illness, abuse, and developmental disorders.

Misty Woodland

Stacey Cook is a Registered Social Worker. She specializes in supporting trauma survivors using an evidence based approach called Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). She also works with first responders dealing with PTSD, depression, anxiety, or other comorbid concerns in addition to adults dealing with mood and anxiety concerns, relationship issues, or grief.

Misty Woodland

Brittany joined our office in February 2019, and has responsibility for assisting in all aspects of the day-to-day office administration.

Misty Woodland

Kent Laidlaw is a retired police officer having served 31 years with the Halton Regional Police Service. His last posting was as the District Commander for the City of Burlington, Ontario. After retiring, Kent served as Senior Advisor – Policing and as a consultant for the Ontario Civilian Commission on Police Services for 8 years and worked in Bosnia with women who were atrocity survivors.

Susan joined our office in January 2018 as Intake Coordinator and Receptionist. Susan is the first voice you'll hear when you call at Dr. Laidlaw & Associates. She strongly believes in complimenting the compassionate and supportive healing that takes place at the Practice by being a warm and welcoming presence on Reception.