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Supporting Your Recovery from Opioid and Drug Addictions

Why choose Us.

We believe that medication is only one part of a patient's recovery and should be used in the lowest dose and for the shortest amount of time necessary.

Our Mission.

To become an integral part of a healthy community where freedom from addiction, the recovery of lives, and the realization of dreams is available to all.

What we Do.

To provide quality care for people struggling with addiction, assisting them to live physically, emotionally and spiritually fulfilling lives.

Dr. Leonard Bienenstock

Dr. Leonard Bienenstock

Founder, M.D. CCFP

Originally from Montreal, Dr. Bienenstock completed Medical School at McGill University before relocating to Toronto for his Residency in Family Medicine at Toronto Western Hospital. He has since acquired additional training in Addictions Medicine, Psychotherapy, and Minor Surgery. Above all he is passionate about caring for those who suffer from addictions and mental illness. When enjoying downtime, Dr. Bienenstock enjoys playing squash, woodworking, chess, and playing bass guitar.

Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston

Clinic Manager

Andrew grew up in Southwestern Ontario and obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University in Ottawa. Following 6 years in Vancouver, where he worked in Disability Management and Labour Relations in a Health Care context, Andrew relocated to Toronto, where he has furthered his work in health care, while following a passion for screenwriting and filmmaking.

Sarah Hicks

Sarah Hicks

Counselor

Sarah Hicks is a student therapist, completing her degree at University of Toronto. She recently finished a practicum at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Sarah believes that recovery from addiction is a holistic endeavor that encompasses all aspects of a person. Therapy for addiction explores the emotional, psychological and relational aspects of our lives, allowing clients to develop resilience and deepen connection with self and others.

Jessica Springett

Jessica Springett

Art Therapy Coach

Jessica has been passionate about recovery since beginning her own personal journey in 2010. She has completed many programs learning about various approaches to holistic and person based healing through ongoing participation in 12 step groups, Sensorimotor Therapy, CBT, DBT, Art Therapy and Mindfulness practices. Her own experience and healing journey adds great value to the CTC team. She is also a Mom of 2 young children and is very involved in her community with a continued dedication to assisting others in their healing process recovering from drugs and alcohol. She aspires to complete her Masters of Social Work.

Amanda Crann

Amanda Crann

Reception

Amanda has been working in addictions clinics for 4 years and spent 4 years before that working in a pharmacy, allowing her to understand both ends of addiction recovery. She is committed to providing patients, old and new, with a positive experience in the clinic. She looks forward to greeting