About Us

Welcome to The Yellow Door Group, Psychological & Support Services. The Yellow Door Group is a division of Canniff and Associates. Canniff & Associates have been providing quality services to a wide range of clients since incorporation in 1978. The Yellow Door Group is comprised of Registered Psychologists. 

The Yellow Door Group Psychologists provide a wide range of therapeutic services, which may include individual, couple and/or family counseling, as well as educational, parenting, socio-emotional, personal risk, learning disabilities, and vocational assessments. We also offer consultation services pertaining to various topics in the field of psychology and mental health.  A variety of groups are offered on an as-needed basis, which may include anger management, self-esteem building, teen issues, gender identity issues, depression, grieving and loss, and other personal growth areas.

The Yellow Door Group currently has an office in St. John's as well as Bay Roberts, NL available to provide services to its residents and others in surrounding areas.

Mr. Stephen Bernard, M.A., Registered Psychologist (NL, AB)


 Mr. Stephen Bernard is a Registered Psychologist in the provinces of Newfoundland & Labrador as well as Alberta. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in his favorite city, St. John's, from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2006, and obtained a Master's of Arts, Counseling Psychology from Yorkville University of Fredricton in 2008. In 2008, Mr. Bernard joined the Canniff & Associates' team in Alberta, where he began his practice in the field of psychology. Through providing services to residents of Edmonton and Whitecourt, AB, Mr. Bernard has gained experience with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings. Now residing in his home province of Newfoundland & Labrador, Mr. Bernard, through The Yellow Door Group, is offering services in the St. John's and surrounding area.  Contact Mr. Bernard at: stephenbernard@bellaliant.net 

Dr. Jim Canniff, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist (AB, NL)

Dr. Jim Canniff, the Director of Canniff and Associates Counseling Services Ltd., is a Registered Psychologist as well as a teacher. He is also a member of several professional organizations and has been in private practice since 1983. For 30 years through offices in Edmonton, Calgary and Whitecourt, Alberta, he and his team have continued to provide a variety of services related to assessment, counseling and consultation. Dr. Canniff has provided expert witness testimony at many levels and on many occasions. Dr. Canniff has had the opportunity to present on a variety of topics at local, national and international levels. He is active in his community and has been involved in coaching minor sports for more than 40 years at various levels.  Contact Dr. Canniff at: jim@canniff.ca

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Office #1

The Yellow Door Group Ltd

Ste. #227,  31 Peet Street

St. John's NL

Phone: 709-730-3351

Email: stephenbernard@bellaliant.net



                      Mailing Address:

                              P.O Box 16052, Stn Foxtrap PO

                           Conception Bay South, NL A1X 2E2

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 Office #2

 Bay Roberts and Surrounding Areas

 Ste. # 6 (Downstairs Office)

 38-40 Main Highway

 Bay Roberts, NL, A0A 1G0