Our Leadership Team

Cameray Leadership Team

Tracey Rusnak, M.S., R.C.C.   (Executive Director)

Tracey Rusnak, M.S., R.C.C. is the Executive Director of Cameray Child and Family Services.  She has a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counselling from Western Washington University, and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.  Tracey began her counselling career at Cameray in 1994, where she specialized in working with children and families impacted by abuse and trauma.  She then supervised the Cameray counselling program in Burnaby for 14 years as Clinical Coordinator, until becoming Executive Director of the agency in 2013.  Tracey is committed to leading the agency forward in providing high-quality and barrier-free services to families in Burnaby and New Westminster.

Stefanie Poli, M.A., R.C.C., R.C.C – A.C.S.   (Program Coordinator)

Stefanie Poli, M.A., R.C.C., is a Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services.  She has a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University, is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, and is an Approved Clinical Supervisor with BCACC.  Stefanie has worked as a Parent Support Counsellor and Coordinator for the past 15 years with a focus on parenting children under the age of 6.  She is also a Clinical Counsellor specializing in adult trauma work with the use of EMDR. Stefanie has worked with Cameray since 2008 in various roles and is currently coordinating our Early Years Parenting Support Program.

Janine Sakai, M.A., C.C.C.   (Program Coordinator)

Janine Sakai, M.A., C.C.C., is a Program Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services. Janine holds a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University, and is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Janine is currently working within the management team as a Program Coordinator and a clinician within the Counselling Program.  She has worked at Cameray as a Clinical Counsellor for the past 10 years providing support to children, youth, and their parents.  Her approach stems from a place of compassion and a unique understanding of childhood trauma.  She focuses on attachment principles to help young people and families heal, grow, and reconnect with themselves and others.  Janine is passionate about the environment, nature, and animals, all of which she endeavours to make space for both professionally and personally.

Gillian Tuyp, M.C.P., R.C.C.   (Clinical Coordinator)

Gillian Tuyp, M.C.P., R.C.C., is a Clinical Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services. Gillian holds a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University, and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors. Gillian has provided treatment to children, youth, and families facing various social, emotional, and behavioural challenges. At the core of Gillian’s theoretical approach is connection, empathy, and empowerment. Gillian initially began working with Cameray as a Parent Support Counsellor in 2016, and has since fulfilled many different roles within the agency as both clinician and supervisor.

Armaghan Esfandiari, R.C.C., A.C.S.   (Clinical Coordinator)

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is IMG-1067.jpgArmaghan Esfandiari, R.C.C., A.C.S., is a Clinical Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services. Armaghan has a Master of Science in Developmental Psychology from Lancaster University, and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Approved Clinical Supervisor with the B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors. She has worked with adolescents, students, and adults with a range of complex issues such as developmental disorder, anxiety disorders, major depressive disorder, mood disorder and trauma in clinical and private settings. She has been providing clinical supervision to counsellors and students for over 5 years and practising counselling for ten years. She enjoys providing supervision to newer counsellors to build confidence and ownership in this amazing profession.