About Simone

Registered Psychotherapist (RP), College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario


Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC) - Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association


Certified Health and Wellness Coach (Wellcoaches School of Coaching)


Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology


Master of Adapted Physical Activity


BSc, Health and Exercise Physiology



Simone Olinek is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a Professional Member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, formerly a Clinical Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, and has Master's degrees in Counselling Psychology and Adapted Physical Activity.


Simone is an Associate psychotherapist at the Centre for Treatment of Sexual Assault and Childhood Trauma (Ottawa, ON) and volunteers with women who have survived sexual assault.


In addition to her work in mental health, Simone spent 8 years working with the Directorate of Fitness Human Performance Research team creating fitness standards for the Canadian Department of National Defence. She has worked as a researcher, kinesiologist, fitness instructor and outdoor adventure guide.


Simone has visited, worked and studied in several countries across Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. She has volunteered with the Jamaica Paraplegic Association and Paralympic team, with refugee organizations along the Thailand / Myanmar border, and studied in Ghana, Belgium and Ireland. Simone is the mother of two boys and an avid believer in making holistic fitness, health and wellness priorities in her family's lifestyle.