Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I work with children, adolescents, and young adults who are coping with difficult behaviours, anxiety or mood concerns. Parents can often feel overwhelmed in helping their children, so I support families to help them manage life stressors and difficult emotions. My goal is to help children, youth, and parents have easier and more pleasant days. I use evidence-based strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Within my work helping youth, young adults, and parents, I have a specialty of helping people coping with medical conditions or anxiety about medical procedures.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 707-1199
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Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I work with children, adolescents, and young adults who are coping with difficult behaviours, anxiety or mood concerns. Parents can often feel overwhelmed in helping their children, so I support families to help them manage life stressors and difficult emotions. My goal is to help children, youth, and parents have easier and more pleasant days. I use evidence-based strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Within my work helping youth, young adults, and parents, I have a specialty of helping people coping with medical conditions or anxiety about medical procedures.
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Counsellor, BScN, MEdCoun, CHyp(tm), RCT-C, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
My clients are generally people who are managing a chronic medical condition, are struggling with a life altering diagnosis, who may be finding a life transition challenging(menopause, retirement) and have feelings of anxiety or sadness as a result. I provide coaching to help make difficult decisions.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 909-5655
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
My clients are generally people who are managing a chronic medical condition, are struggling with a life altering diagnosis, who may be finding a life transition challenging(menopause, retirement) and have feelings of anxiety or sadness as a result. I provide coaching to help make difficult decisions.
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Counsellor, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
From time to time, we all face challenges that can be overwhelming. Sometimes these challenges are situational, but they can also be the result of our lived experience(s) over time. Often they manifest as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and self harm. These manifestations can lead to further challenges such as job loss, family conflict, isolation, and addiction. Although we may flounder or experience failure, we can develop the strategies needed to live a flourishing life. Integrative therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Positive Psychotherapy, and Solution Focused Therapy teach us how to live well.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 906-5230
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
From time to time, we all face challenges that can be overwhelming. Sometimes these challenges are situational, but they can also be the result of our lived experience(s) over time. Often they manifest as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and self harm. These manifestations can lead to further challenges such as job loss, family conflict, isolation, and addiction. Although we may flounder or experience failure, we can develop the strategies needed to live a flourishing life. Integrative therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Positive Psychotherapy, and Solution Focused Therapy teach us how to live well.
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Psychologist, PhD, MSc/MA, LMFT, MSW, MASP Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
We are a well established practice providing confidential, sensitive, personalized psychological and counselling services for adults, teens, children, families and couples in Bedford, Halifax, Dartmouth, Fall River, Sackville and surrounding communities. We provide assessment, treatment and relapse prevention services. Our treatment plans include evidence-based approaches to teach people how to live well despite life's difficulties. As we are a group of clinicians with various training we offer multiple therapeutic techniques. Approaches include EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness, Marriage and Family Therapy (including Gottman and Systems approaches), Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and various Trauma Based Therapies.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 901-5369
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Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
We are a well established practice providing confidential, sensitive, personalized psychological and counselling services for adults, teens, children, families and couples in Bedford, Halifax, Dartmouth, Fall River, Sackville and surrounding communities. We provide assessment, treatment and relapse prevention services. Our treatment plans include evidence-based approaches to teach people how to live well despite life's difficulties. As we are a group of clinicians with various training we offer multiple therapeutic techniques. Approaches include EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness, Marriage and Family Therapy (including Gottman and Systems approaches), Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and various Trauma Based Therapies.
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Psychologist, MSc , R Psyc Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I am a registered clinical psychologist with extensive experience working with adults ages 19 years and older. I have had the privilege of working in many different settings, including hospital, community mental health, school, university and private practice. My goal is to ensure a safe, compassionate, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. I believe that such a relationship facilitates healing and meaningful growth, as clients explore ways to cope and deal with life's challenges.The process of therapy fosters a safe environment that allows individuals to have the courage to be vulnerable and make changes.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 906-2742
Verified

Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I am a registered clinical psychologist with extensive experience working with adults ages 19 years and older. I have had the privilege of working in many different settings, including hospital, community mental health, school, university and private practice. My goal is to ensure a safe, compassionate, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. I believe that such a relationship facilitates healing and meaningful growth, as clients explore ways to cope and deal with life's challenges.The process of therapy fosters a safe environment that allows individuals to have the courage to be vulnerable and make changes.
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Psychologist, PhD, RPsych Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Stressed? Anxious? The strategies you've always used to cope haven't been working as well as they did before. It's time to make changes, but where to begin? You're ready to find a warm, supportive professional who can help you get back to living the life you want.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 702-2847
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Stressed? Anxious? The strategies you've always used to cope haven't been working as well as they did before. It's time to make changes, but where to begin? You're ready to find a warm, supportive professional who can help you get back to living the life you want.
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Counsellor, MA, CCC, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
*~*Accepting New Clients*~* My clients experience a variety of struggles including stress depression, anxiety, relationship issues, body image difficulties. My approach is collaborative and holistic and we will work together to find strategies that work best for you. I most often work from a person-centered, trauma-informed approach, with an emphasis on self-compassion. My personal experience has driven my passion for working with individuals with hearing loss (and other disabilities including chronic illness and pain), as well as their families.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 906-5156
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Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
*~*Accepting New Clients*~* My clients experience a variety of struggles including stress depression, anxiety, relationship issues, body image difficulties. My approach is collaborative and holistic and we will work together to find strategies that work best for you. I most often work from a person-centered, trauma-informed approach, with an emphasis on self-compassion. My personal experience has driven my passion for working with individuals with hearing loss (and other disabilities including chronic illness and pain), as well as their families.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I believe that every individual is the expert of their own life, and you don't need someone to tell you how to live it. In your heart, you know what inspires you and makes you feel alive. But sometimes you get stuck or steered off track by difficult thoughts and feelings. It's hard and it happens to all of us.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 500-6332
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Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I believe that every individual is the expert of their own life, and you don't need someone to tell you how to live it. In your heart, you know what inspires you and makes you feel alive. But sometimes you get stuck or steered off track by difficult thoughts and feelings. It's hard and it happens to all of us.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have the privilege of helping clients with a wide range of issues including emotional issues and relationship challenges. These could include anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, shame, self-esteem and relationship conflicts. My goal is to support and strengthen your relationship with yourself and your other relationships. I have experience working in the school setting and treating adult and adolescent mental health & addiction. I will support you with what you’re struggling with, what direction you want your life to take, and what steps to take to get there. I will help you gain a sense of control over yourself and your life.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 903-2684
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I have the privilege of helping clients with a wide range of issues including emotional issues and relationship challenges. These could include anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, shame, self-esteem and relationship conflicts. My goal is to support and strengthen your relationship with yourself and your other relationships. I have experience working in the school setting and treating adult and adolescent mental health & addiction. I will support you with what you’re struggling with, what direction you want your life to take, and what steps to take to get there. I will help you gain a sense of control over yourself and your life.
Photo of Miss Lee Park,
MA , BAHons Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I take great pleasure in my work, my approach is practical, transparent and collaborative. I see therapy as intensive individual training, investment to assist you to become your own therapist: to develop the ability to think for yourself, to find your own voice, to give yourself time to cultivate the courage to follow it. I will be there to support you and keep you accountable to your therapy goals. I encourage resilience, self direction, awareness, understanding, applying compassion to yourself and others. I promote making informed decisions, creating clear, concrete plans and taking immediate action towards a better future.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(438) 600-2892
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Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I take great pleasure in my work, my approach is practical, transparent and collaborative. I see therapy as intensive individual training, investment to assist you to become your own therapist: to develop the ability to think for yourself, to find your own voice, to give yourself time to cultivate the courage to follow it. I will be there to support you and keep you accountable to your therapy goals. I encourage resilience, self direction, awareness, understanding, applying compassion to yourself and others. I promote making informed decisions, creating clear, concrete plans and taking immediate action towards a better future.
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Counsellor, MA, MEd, RCT-C, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I believe that all people were born with positive potential. Unfortunately, due to all kinds of hurt that happens in life, we unconsciously build layers of protection onto our inner Self, blocking our ability to see things clearly, and limit our capacity to respond to daily life in a healthy and constructive way. I believe that your true Self knows what the loving and meaningful life path is for yourself. I am committed to being a Compassionate, Curious, Creative, Confident, Calm, Clear, and Courageous guide to assist you to grow toward a better sense of well-being either for short term, or long term therapy to know yourself better.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 906-5087
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I believe that all people were born with positive potential. Unfortunately, due to all kinds of hurt that happens in life, we unconsciously build layers of protection onto our inner Self, blocking our ability to see things clearly, and limit our capacity to respond to daily life in a healthy and constructive way. I believe that your true Self knows what the loving and meaningful life path is for yourself. I am committed to being a Compassionate, Curious, Creative, Confident, Calm, Clear, and Courageous guide to assist you to grow toward a better sense of well-being either for short term, or long term therapy to know yourself better.
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Counsellor Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
ML Family Counselling is a group practice made up of 3 registered counselling therapists. We support children (aged 6 and up), teens and adults. We work individually with our clients, as well, we offer couples, family and joint-parenting counselling sessions.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(226) 455-1434
Verified
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
ML Family Counselling is a group practice made up of 3 registered counselling therapists. We support children (aged 6 and up), teens and adults. We work individually with our clients, as well, we offer couples, family and joint-parenting counselling sessions.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be hard. My purpose is to help you reach your goals, experience more happiness, and feel greater satisfaction with your life. For some, this may include getting to a place of peace and healing. My work over the last 15 years has included working with victims of crime, especially those who have experienced domestic and sexualized violence. I use a trauma-informed approach which means if you have experienced trauma, you can find comfort in knowing that I can recognize its symptoms and acknowledge the impact it has on your life. I will give you a space where you can share your biggest challenges or your darkest moments.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 903-2610
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Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Life can be hard. My purpose is to help you reach your goals, experience more happiness, and feel greater satisfaction with your life. For some, this may include getting to a place of peace and healing. My work over the last 15 years has included working with victims of crime, especially those who have experienced domestic and sexualized violence. I use a trauma-informed approach which means if you have experienced trauma, you can find comfort in knowing that I can recognize its symptoms and acknowledge the impact it has on your life. I will give you a space where you can share your biggest challenges or your darkest moments.
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Counsellor, MACP, MHSA, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
**Online Counselling available.** Do you find yourself stressed and overwhelmed? Anxious? Struggling in your relationships? But you have no idea how to change things and start living the life you want and deserve. If you have struggled with making changes in the past, I believe together we can shape your future. Therapy is a supportive process that can enable us to move past blockages, with the tools and techniques that work for us we can find our way to a future we are eager to step in to.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 915-7242
Verified
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
**Online Counselling available.** Do you find yourself stressed and overwhelmed? Anxious? Struggling in your relationships? But you have no idea how to change things and start living the life you want and deserve. If you have struggled with making changes in the past, I believe together we can shape your future. Therapy is a supportive process that can enable us to move past blockages, with the tools and techniques that work for us we can find our way to a future we are eager to step in to.
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Counsellor, MEd, MACP, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be messy sometimes. Let Deirdre help you manage your head. Explore and understand your personal patterns, feelings, beliefs and behaviours. Consistent or recurring negative thoughts, overwhelming feelings, impulsive behaviours, pain, fatigue, loss of short-term memory and self-harm are just a few symptoms that therapy can help with. Challenge influential memories and heal inter-generational trauma in a safe, confidential environment.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 201-8770
Verified
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Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Life can be messy sometimes. Let Deirdre help you manage your head. Explore and understand your personal patterns, feelings, beliefs and behaviours. Consistent or recurring negative thoughts, overwhelming feelings, impulsive behaviours, pain, fatigue, loss of short-term memory and self-harm are just a few symptoms that therapy can help with. Challenge influential memories and heal inter-generational trauma in a safe, confidential environment.
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Psychologist Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
In the words of a wise pop singer in the 1990's, "Everybody hurts, sometimes." While difficulties do arise in every human life, we can sometimes become overwhelmed when we experience intense suffering (for example, depressed mood, anxiety, self-esteem or relationship problems). As we try to help ourselves feel better, we can then develop unhelpful coping strategies, behaviours, or symptoms that further complicate our lives and drain us of joy, energy, and serenity. However, I believe we are all born with an innate ability to heal, grow, and thrive, and my goal is to help my clients activate this ability.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 702-3421
Verified

Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
In the words of a wise pop singer in the 1990's, "Everybody hurts, sometimes." While difficulties do arise in every human life, we can sometimes become overwhelmed when we experience intense suffering (for example, depressed mood, anxiety, self-esteem or relationship problems). As we try to help ourselves feel better, we can then develop unhelpful coping strategies, behaviours, or symptoms that further complicate our lives and drain us of joy, energy, and serenity. However, I believe we are all born with an innate ability to heal, grow, and thrive, and my goal is to help my clients activate this ability.
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Psychologist, MSc Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have been working in private practice for over 20 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment for older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of concerns. I am also the founder and director of Breathe Mindfulness Centre where I offer Mindfulness and Self-Compassion based therapeutic groups, workshops and classes. Areas of specialty include: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, mindful self-compassion, CBT, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/marital issues, and living an authentic, value driven life.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(866) 909-4868
Verified
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I have been working in private practice for over 20 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment for older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of concerns. I am also the founder and director of Breathe Mindfulness Centre where I offer Mindfulness and Self-Compassion based therapeutic groups, workshops and classes. Areas of specialty include: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, mindful self-compassion, CBT, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/marital issues, and living an authentic, value driven life.
Photo of Elizabeth Berlasso, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, NSRCT, SEP, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
My approach to therapy is rooted in the view that people have an inherent capacity for healthiness. With the stressors of modern life, it is easy to lose one's way. I will work with you to uncover that wellbeing again so that you can live the life you deserve with more vitality and authenticity whether you suffer from chronic illness, anxiety, depression or the malaise that comes from being over-stressed and not coping as well as you'd like.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 706-2275
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
My approach to therapy is rooted in the view that people have an inherent capacity for healthiness. With the stressors of modern life, it is easy to lose one's way. I will work with you to uncover that wellbeing again so that you can live the life you deserve with more vitality and authenticity whether you suffer from chronic illness, anxiety, depression or the malaise that comes from being over-stressed and not coping as well as you'd like.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
On the outside, you look like you have it all together, but truth is, on the inside you're a mess. You used to pride yourself on being able to balance a successful career, kids and a healthy relationship. But now, you feel burnt out and anxious; your worries are always rolling around in your mind. Lately, you've been more irritable and frustrated toward your kids and spouse, which makes you feel terrible. Worse yet, you've completely forgotten about yourself. It feels like you are drowning under the weight of your problems and you are desperate to get free. You never imagined yourself seeing a therapist, but you know you need help.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 600-2653
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Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
On the outside, you look like you have it all together, but truth is, on the inside you're a mess. You used to pride yourself on being able to balance a successful career, kids and a healthy relationship. But now, you feel burnt out and anxious; your worries are always rolling around in your mind. Lately, you've been more irritable and frustrated toward your kids and spouse, which makes you feel terrible. Worse yet, you've completely forgotten about yourself. It feels like you are drowning under the weight of your problems and you are desperate to get free. You never imagined yourself seeing a therapist, but you know you need help.
Photo of Heather A Macmillan, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
CURRENTLY NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS. “Until you stop breathing, there's more right with you than wrong with you." (Jon Kabat-Zinn) This is also my guide and intention as a Registered Counselling Therapist. My work is to help an individual experience themselves differently while providing compassion, presence and skill in a safe space. I offer an integrated, eclectic approach that is based on each client's needs. Understanding attachment style, the effects of trauma and the mind-brain-body connection inform my therapeutic approach.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(855) 224-2579
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
CURRENTLY NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS. “Until you stop breathing, there's more right with you than wrong with you." (Jon Kabat-Zinn) This is also my guide and intention as a Registered Counselling Therapist. My work is to help an individual experience themselves differently while providing compassion, presence and skill in a safe space. I offer an integrated, eclectic approach that is based on each client's needs. Understanding attachment style, the effects of trauma and the mind-brain-body connection inform my therapeutic approach.

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Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) Counsellors
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of psychotherapy that helps you accept the difficulties that come with life. ACT is a form of mindfulness based therapy, theorizing that greater well-being can be attained by overcoming negative thoughts and feelings. Essentially, ACT looks at your character traits and behaviours to assist you in reducing avoidant coping styles. ACT also addresses your commitment to making changes, and what to do about it when you can't stick to your goals.

If you're looking for ACT therapy in B4A or for a B4A ACT counsellor these professionals provide acceptance and commitment therapy, ACT group therapy, ACT therapy, and acceptance commitment therapy. They include ACT therapists, ACT psychologists, ACT psychotherapists and ACT counsellors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in B4A are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counsellor in B4A you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in B4A and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in B4A or family therapy in B4A.