Board of Directors

Meet the folks who shape the Community Counselling Centre of London


Kendra Wassink


Kendra is a Registered Social Worker and practices psychotherapy at Transformation Counselling in Waterloo. She specializes in trauma and sexuality and finds it a privilege to be a part of people’s healing journey’s each day. As Chair of the CCCL Board, she strongly believes in the importance of spiritually integrated psychotherapy so people’s sense of purpose and meaning can guide their wellness. She has worked in various non-profit settings and has witnessed the incredible impact affordable services can have for individuals and communities. Having grown up in East London, she is thrilled to see how CCCL has been a part of bringing these valuable needs to the community. 

    Rev. Jim Innes

    Vice  Chair

    Hello, I am Rev. Jim Innes an ordained Priest in the Anglican tradition and a clinically trained counsellor. I also write articles for a couple local newspapers (

    I work full time as the Rector of the Anglican Regional Ministry of South Huron; including Port Franks, Grand Bend and Exeter. I feel blessed to be a part of the Community Counselling Centre of London which is such a holistically engaged Counselling program.

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    Parish Bhumgara


    Parish is an associate lawyer in the Corporate Law Group at Gardiner Roberts LLP, a full service law firm in Toronto. He is passionate about supporting people with mental health issues and in 2018 he co-founded the Mental Health Awareness Foundation of Canada (


    Having lived in London while attending Western Law, Parish is eager to help support the London community through the valuable services provided by CCCL and by serving as Treasurer of the Board.

    Nadine Hiemstra

    Board Administrator

    Nadine is a Family Resource Coordinator with Participation House Support Services (PHSS) – Medical and Complex Care in Community in London Ontario. She grew up in London and moved to Waterloo to study Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Waterloo. Over the past 6 years she has worked in Kitchener-Waterloo and London, Ontario to support and advocate for individuals with disabilities and their families. She is passionate about supporting vulnerable people to access community and experience true belonging and citizenship. She is an active member of the London community, and has volunteered with small, family focused non-profits such as Family Network Thames Valley. Nadine is excited to be joining the Community Counselling Centre of London (CCCL) as Board Administrator to be able to contribute to the meaningful work of CCCL in the community.

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