Daina Funk

Daina Funk, Director at Rooted Counselling, is a Professional Certified Counsellor through the Professional Association of Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists. She is a graduate of Providence Theological Seminary with a Masters in Counselling in 2006. Daina was hired as a Lecturer of Counselling Psychology during the 2007-2011 semesters. In this role, Daina taught Counselling Practicum I-IV, Counselling Children and Adolescence, Counselling for Domestic Violence, and Psychopathology. Daina also has five years of experience supervising counselling students.

Daina works from a Person Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, and Family Systems approach with clients. She has been practicing since 2006 and has expertise in helping a wide range of life’s circumstances. Daina specializes in working with problems in living, depression, anxiety, trauma, family dynamics, and domestic violence.

Clients experience Daina as authentic, warm and interested in speaking truth and helping to identify truth(s) for each client. The hope is to establish a connection where exploration and honesty leads to understanding, challenge, change, hope and healing.

Call or text today at 204-371-1555 or email here to book an appointment with Daina.


Douglas Reimer

Doug is a Counselling Therapist working in our Steinbach office.  He has a Masters degree in Counselling from Grace College, Winona Lake Indiana, and is an Associate Counsellor with the Professional Association of Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists.  He brings 13 years of experience in counselling/pastoral ministry. Doug comes with experience in walking with individuals and couples through the areas of anxiety, depression, sex-addiction, issues pertaining to parenting of teens and young adults, anger management, and self-worth.  He brings extensive experience in working particularly with teens and young adults as well as marital/premarital situations.  

Doug is known for providing a warm, safe, and welcoming environment for walking through life’s questions and struggles. Clients can expect a genuine, responsive, and engaged experience in the counselling process. Doug views counselling from a framework of integrated Person-Centred, Cognitive Behavioural, and Narrative Therapeutic approaches.  

Doug is currently taking clients for Tuesday and Saturday appointments. Appointments can be made by email here or calling/messaging 204-392-8345.


Jenny Gerbrandt

Jenny provides a warm and accepting atmosphere where clients can begin working through life’s struggles. This environment, where everyone is welcome to come as they are, is very freeing and helps individuals take the first steps toward change. Jenny believes that we must understand and accept the reality of where we are before we are truly ready to work toward growth. She is excited for the opportunity to walk with you on your journey and help empower you to reach your goals.

Jenny has experience working with issues of anxiety, stress, self-esteem, life transitions, self-identity and relationship struggles. She particularly enjoys working with young adults and post-secondary students.

Jenny is currently accepting new clients. She is available Tuesday evenings, Thursday daytime, and Friday afternoons. Appointments can be booked with Jenny via email here or schedule online with Jenny here.


Karissa Martens

Karissa is a Canadian Certified Counsellor through the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.  She is a graduate of the Counselling and Dance/Movement Therapy Master’s program from Columbia College Chicago, and currently resides in Winnipeg Manitoba.  

Karissa works from a Person Centered and Strengths based approach, and her counselling style has been influenced by a variety of theoretical approaches including: Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dance/Movement Therapy, and others.  Karissa has worked with individuals from different cultures, spiritual backgrounds, age groups (Children, Adolescents, Adults), life situations, and presenting issues (Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, ODD). 

Karissa is currently accepting new clients for Wednesday evenings.  Appointments can be booked via email here or phone 204-396-5274.


Garry Dyck

Garry is a Counselling Therapist working in our Steinbach office.  He is also a Lecturer in Counselling Psychology at Providence Seminary.  He has a Masters degree in Counselling.  He brings 13 years of experience in pastoral ministry and many years of experience in the retail business community. He has extensive experience working with issues of anxiety, depression, anger management, sex addiction, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, trauma and grief.  He is experienced providing relationship counselling working with both individuals and couples.

Garry provides a warm, welcoming and safe environment in which to explore problems in living.  He views each person as unique and worthy of respect and dignity.  He draws on a variety of counselling theories including CBT, Attachment, and Emotion based therapies.  Garry looks forward to walking with you on this journey of discovery and healing.

Garry is not accepting new clients at this time. Existing clients can schedule appointments with him (click here) on Thursdays, Fridays, and Monday evenings in Steinbach. Appointments can also be booked with Garry in Morris, MB. To find out more about Garry view his website here.


Megan Jane Funk

Throughout her life, Megan has often been a go-to person when those around her need a listening ear or a different perspective; she would love to be that person for you too. Megan holds a Masters in Counselling Degree from Providence Theological Seminary and holds the status of Certified Professional Counsellor with the Professional Association of Christian Counsellors & Psychotherapists.

Megan is particularly passionate about working with children/youth and theirparents; nevertheless, she is open to and experienced in working with adults as well. She primarily uses an approach combining Attachment and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy that is integrated with Art and Play Therapy interventions.

Megan is not accepting new clients at this time. Appointments with Megan can be booked via email here or phone 204-381-4043. Megan’s fee is payable by cash, cheque, and e-transfers only.