Our Staff

 

Dr. Adam Stein

M.B B.Ch. F.R.C.P (C)

Dr. Stein has been in the field of psychiatry since 1981. He graduated from the University of Witersrand in Johannesburg South Africa in 1975. He then completed a Psychiatric Residency at the University of McMaster in Hamilton, Ontario and obtained his Psychiatry fellowship in 1981. Dr. Stein continued his work at the Greater Niagara General Hospital from 1981 to 1985, and North York General Hospital from 1985-1997 as a staff psychiatrist. He has been in private practice since then.

Chris Moseley

Chris Moseley has over 32 years of business experience. Following several years in the television and newspaper industries he joined a newspaper syndicate’s stock photo agency (Masterfile). He was one of the principal partners in the acquisition of Masterfile from Southam Communications and helped grow the business until his departure in 2001. Since leaving Masterfile Mr. Moseley has pursued a career in business consulting. From 2001 through 2013 he has provided strategic, technical and operational expertise across a number of industries. Mr. Moseley specializes in business processes and change management. He currently acts as a director on several Boards and Advisory committees and remains an active owner and Board member of Masterfile Corporation.

Lauri-Anne Canzanese

Medical Administrator Lauri-Anne has over 30 year experience in the medical field.  Following five years as a nurse she spent ten years as an office administrator for various GP’s.  This was followed by 20 years working for a variety of specialists in and around the GTA. Lauri-Anne joined Metamorphosis in July of 2008 and has been instrumental creating an efficient office.  Her extensive knowledge in procedures is complimented by her years of experience in dealing with clients and their specific needs.

ASSOCIATES

David Coop

M.Ed. (Psychology), M.S.W., R.S.W.

David Coop holds Master degrees in both Counselling Psychology and Clinical Social Work. He also holds a certificate in Departmental Management from the Canadian Healthcare Association and is a registered clinical social worker in the Province of Ontario. Mr. Coop has received formal training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitizing Reprocessing (EMDR), Clinical Hypnotherapy, Grief Therapy, Intergenerational (Bowen) Family Therapy, Milan Systemic Family Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, and various other individual, couples and family therapy approaches. He counsels people suffering from depression, anxiety, phobias, habits, work stress and burnout, trauma, coping with chronic progressive illness, and sub-acute and chronic psychological pain management. He has provided counselling services at the Metamorphosis Clinic in North York since 2008.

Mr. Coop brings to Metamorphosis some 28 years combined experience as a counselor, therapist and clinical social worker in both hospital and private practice. He has worked as a clinical social worker and therapist both at Queen Street Mental Health Centre (now CAMH) and the North York General Hospital Psychiatry Unit, and as a clinical social worker and program manager at Toronto General Hospital Immunodeficiency Clinic. He has been the Director of Education at the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE), a non-profit agency funded under Health Canada.

In addition to his clinical roles he has taught courses in the Psychology of Death, and Dying and Bereavement at Ryerson University He both directed and lectured in an annual multi-disciplinary program in HIV/AIDS through the Faculty of Medicine, Continuing Education at the University of Toronto. He co-developed and lectured in a five year Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) project to enable Russian health care professionals to deal effectively with their AIDS/HIV epidemic. He has developed workshops on a variety of topics including but not limited to “Managing Stress and Burnout in the Workplace”, “Addressing Depression in Chronic, Progressive Illness”, “Complicated Grief” and “Psychological Pain Management Techniques and Strategies.” He has written a variety of physician teaching tools, patient and caregiver resource guides and other bio-medical copy for medical associations, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare organizations.

 

Beth Koren

OT Reg. (Ont) C.H.

Beth Koren graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, and as a Certified Hypnotist from the Ontario Hypnosis Centre School. Beth practices hypnosis with people wishing to: lose weight; reduce or stop smoking; improve athletic abilities recreationally or at a more advanced level; prepare for surgery or medical procedures; reduce anxiety; manage stress; build self confidence; improve study habits and more.  She is a member in good standing in both the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and the National Guild of Hypnotists (USA), as well as with The National Federation of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (USA).

In addition to her clinical work with people with serious mental health issues, injured workers, and people with acquired brain injuries, she has taught at both George Brown & Humber Colleges.  Her work environments have included hospital, workplace, in-home and clinic based practices.


George Laceby

Community Liason

George Laceby has lived in the North Metropolitan Toronto Area most of his life, and has always been involved with people-oriented organizations. 
Over the years, George has been active in the community supporting many organizations such as:  Cummer Lodge, North York Senior Center, Toronto Council on Aging, Knights of Columbus, 32 Division CPLC, Downsview Services for Seniors, Ratepayer Associations, Royal Canadian Legion, North York Chamber of Commerce, Fund Raising Committee for Toronto Homes for The Aged, Ryerson Newman Club, the North York Senior Games and Willowdale Federal and Provincial Liberal Associations.
George was educated at:  St. Michael’s College School, Markham District High School, and Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, where he studied Business and Merchandising Administration.  Immediately after graduation he went to work as a management trainee at Eaton’s and successfully participated in their 30-week Management Training Program.
This experience allows George to coordinate Metamorphosis’ multi-disciplinary Clinic with Community Organizations to help their members experience a sense of calm, contentment, and confidence in their daily lives.