Corner Counsellor

Real life change

About Corner Counsellor

Genevieve Alao – MDiv, RP

Genevieve is passionate about journeying with those going through challenging life circumstances. She is committed to the change process…because real life change takes time and attention. Genevieve founded Corner Counsellor to provide affordable, accessible and appropriate one-on-one sessions, community courses and group workshops in under-served neighborhoods. Corner Counsellor is also a mentoring and launching platform for newly registered therapists. When Genevieve is not speaking at a seminar, running a workshop or working directly with clients, she is teaching students at Tyndale University & Humber College in the Department of Health and Human Services and the Faculty of Social and Community Services respectively.

As a partnering and consulting therapist within the GTA, Genevieve continues to focus on developing models for culturally relevant practice and advocate for anti-oppressive frameworks within the mental health care profession.

Self care for Genevieve includes reading, traveling, writing, exercising and going to the theater.-

Ingrid Edwards – MDiv, RP

Ingrid is completing her MDiv in Clinical Counselling and offering sessions as a psychotherapy intern; she is also a Registered Facilitator with Enrich Canada, allowing for pre-marital and post-marital couples’ assessments. She has client experience in building rapport, performing consults and intake sessions, assessing concerns, and formulating treatment plans. Ingrid is in the process of developing her integrative modality style of counselling. She is applying for the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario’s Qualifying License and is actively expanding her counselling knowledge base by interacting with a diverse client population; minority groups, individuals, couples and family counselling. 

As a personal passion, Ingrid pours into community groups such as Kujenga Family Wellness Project as an Advisory Council Member; providing leadership, knowledge and experience through Afro-Canadian community based workshops, webinars and programs. As well as, becoming an associate to Generation Chosen, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the emotional intelligence of young adults in underserved populations. 

In practicing her own self-care; Ingrid works out, enjoys live music, travels, hikes and spends quality time with those close to her.

Demi Babatunde – RP (Qualifying) 

Demi is a registered psychotherapist (qualifying), licensed under the CCPA and the CRPO.

Demi believes the world needs the unique thing that is inside each of us and works closely with clients to uncover it. Through increased awareness, strengthened autonomy, and improved view of self, clients learn to manage anxiety, gain control over addiction, forgive others/self, work through grief, and make it through difficult life transitions. Demi is competent and confident that she can help clients achieve healthier and more wholesome lives.

Areas of focus for Demi include, mood disorders (anxiety and depression), identity/ self-doubt, imposter syndrome, grief, trauma-informed approaches, cultural inclusivity, couples and family therapy. She also has experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Narrative therapy, and Gestalt therapy.

Demi maintains her self care by working out regularly and taking a day to rest each week. She looks forward to meeting and supporting you.


Anna is empathic, warm, and insightful. She believes everyone has a unique story and would be honoured to hear yours. She is a keen listener, an excellent communicator, and extremely attentive. Her training is grounded in a Systems framework but she draws heavily upn Emotion Focused/Emotionally Focused Therapy and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy in sessions. She has particular interest in relationships, emotion regulation, life transitions spirituality, and family of origin issues. 

Anna is pursuing a concentration in Pastoral Ministry and has further training in “Focusing” techniques. She is a certified Prepare/Enrich Couples Facilitator. 

For self-care Anna enjoys listening to and creating music, cooking wholesome meals, sleeping eight hours, being in nature, serving at her church, and dedicating time to self-reflection.


Brigette enjoys hearing peoples’ stories, building relationships with them, and seeing them thrive where they are planted. She has worked in many industries including insurance, customer service, education/tutoring, and administration. In those fields, she learned from experience that the best way to offer practical support is by meeting people where they are, as they are. It is the clearest path to understanding what is needed. 

As a Scarborough native, Brigette is familiar with the challenges of living and working in an underserved community. She has years of experience working with at-risk children, youth, and young adults in various private and public institutions. She is adept at coming alongside people working through anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, sexuality, life transitions, cultural and/or generational issues, grief/loss, and personal development.

She takes a compassionate, warm, non-judgemental, culturally-sensitive and client-centered approach. 

To improve mental health for individuals, couples and families everywhere.

To provide quality, affordable clinical counselling services on every corner of every neighbourhood throughout the world.

Accessible: you can find support at your convenience within a reasonable distance from your home, school, office etc. This means that everyone has equal opportunity to better their lives, families, relationships and communities.

Affordable: you pay reasonable prices, you obtain subsidy or you are covered by an insurance company. This ensures everyone can get the help they need.

Appropriate: you understand that mental health care is both a personal journey and an important investment. This means that everyone can expect culturally competent clinicians to meet their unique needs.

Partner with governments, organizations and registered counsellors to offer low-cost/high quality programs, sessions (group or solo) and psycho-educational workshops (online and in-person) to individuals, groups, couples and families.

INNOVATE – Create new ways to solve old problems

EXECUTE – Courageously do what has not been done 
IMPACT – Change the world one sound mind at a time
EMPOWERMENT– Collaborate with whosoever is ready for real-life change



Individuals, couples and families | clinical psychotherapy online, over the phone, in-person | various presenting issues including (but not limited to) anxiety, depression, relationships, faith, addiction, trauma and grief/loss


Facilitating training for staff | teaching workshops | forums for groups | integrated teaching for churches | grief support groups | addiction recovery groups | inner healing


Seminars | Talks about mental health & mental illness | Lectures on Marriage, Counselling skills, Family Dynamics

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10 Milner Business Court, Suite 300,
Scarborough ON
M1B 3C6

Tel: 1-855-CORNER-C (855-267-6372)

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