Hana Swieca, B.A., ANQ

 

Founder & Director of Kidz Mpowered

Holistic Empowerment Coach, Naturotherapist and Author

 

Hana has a Bachelor’s Degree in APSS and Psychology from Concordia University. She also has a diploma in Energetic Anatomy from the Institute of Energetic Healing and has various additional certifications in psycho-spiritual counselling, conflict resolution,  transformational imagery, cognitive behavioural therapy, inner child, parts work, mindfulness meditation,  relaxation techniques , conscious parenting, sound therapy and other complementary modalities.

Hana has extensive training and over 30 years of experience in working with children, teens & adults. She works with issues such as low self-esteem, anxiety, stress, fears, anger, bullying, social skills, depression,  ADHD,  parenting and life transitions.  Her mission is to empower, inspire and educate others to unlock their potential and be their best version as they  go on a journey of self discovery, through her unique empowerment coaching, workshops/ programs and products created by her.  She helps her clients have a greater awareness of their connection to self and their relationship with the world around them, while helping them realize how powerful they are in creating many of their life situations.

Hana has created and led various empowerment workshops for children of all ages at her center and in elementary school and preschool settings.  She works in private practice, offering holistic empowerment coaching for children, teens, and adults while working intuitively and creatively using an integrative approach. When working with children,  a personalized intervention plan appropriate for the age and situation of the child is created. These services can be offered in the form of individual empowerment coaching, parenting, and our group empowerment workshops. Hana loves to create and incorporate unique, therapeutic, and empowering crafts in her work with children to take home which act as a reminder of the tools learned. 

Hana is the author of the children’s book for all ages, Jonathan’s Magical Discoveries, and its companion workbook/activity book, Discovering Me, as well as Discovering Me Coloring & Activity book- Positive Affirmations & Empowering Activities She also offers an 8-week empowerment program for children, called Discovering Me, which is based on her books. She has also worked and consulted for Chouette Publishing, the creator of the popular Caillou character.

Hana is very passionate about empowering others to help themselves reach their potential while going on a journey of self-discovery.  Over the many years, she has been writing imaginative, empowering, and transformational stories for children and the child within.  In a magical and unique way, she loves to write about real-life issues facing children and create innovative workshops, hoping to inspire others to see how powerful they truly are. Hana has created some empowerment products to reinforce the therapeutic ideas of her books and is also working on her own new collection of empowering books based on different themes.

 She works with a team of psychologists, psychotherapists, coaches & educational consultants at the  Kidz Mpowered / PsySante clinic which she also co-directs.

Hana is a member of L’Association des Naturothérapeutes du Québec.

She is also a mother, and has 2 adult children of her own.

 

Jaclyn Ohayon ,M.A.

Educational Consultant

Jaclyn obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from McGill University, followed by her master’s degree in child studies from Concordia. Armed with a comprehensive understanding of both the complexities of human behaviour and the unique needs of children, Jaclyn hopes to create a nurturing space where young individuals can embark on a journey of self-discovery, personal growth, and empowerment.

Jaclyn has worked with children in various settings, including schools, summer camps, and community centres. From promoting positive self-esteem to nurturing emotional intelligence and instilling a growth mindset, her work resonates deeply with her academic foundation and personal ethos. Through her unwavering dedication and compassionate approach, Jaclyn empowers children to embrace their potential, navigate life’s obstacles with confidence, and become architects of their own success.

 

Veronica Scotto,B.A.

Educational Consultant

Veronica completed her B.A. in Psychology at McGill University and has been a daycare educator for over 5 years, with extensive experience working individually and leading groups with children experiencing behavioural and developmental difficulties. What she values the most in her teaching is creating a strong foundation for children by understanding their individual emotional and developmental needs. Over the years, Veronica has discovered that she feels immense joy to play, watch and teach children to discover their world and explore their interests. Recognizing that children express themselves differently depending on their stage of development, she appreciates the importance of taking on a child’s perspective by adopting an empathic, compassionate and attentive approach. She is devoted to empowering children and families by fostering their self-confidence in everyday life!

 

Alexxandra Coughlin,B.A.

Coordinator and Educational Consultant

 
 Alexandra graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor’s in Specialization in Psychology and brings a wealth of experience to her work. With a focus on empowering individuals across various stages of life, she has dedicated herself to helping children thrive academically, fostering self-confidence, and unlocking their full potential.

Her expertise extends to both group settings and one-on-one interactions, where her compassionate and gentle approach shines through.

Alexandra’s commitment extends beyond childhood; she has also worked with adults with intellectual handicaps and older adults, aiding them in enhancing cognitive abilities and overall well-being. With her keen understanding and empathetic nature, Alexandra strives to connect with individuals on a deeper level, ensuring they receive the support they need.

Alexandra is also one of the clinic coordinators. 

Alyssa

Alyssa

Client Care Coordinator

Nikita

Nikita

Client Care Coordinator