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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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.
Photo of Jacqueline Milner-Clerk & Associates Inc., Psychologist
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
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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 Karla Dawe Counselling Services, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage and strength! I am passionate about the community and its citizens. I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient, successful lives is important. One person, family, couple at a time! I encourage clients to change while identifying & removing the barriers/obstacles that keep them from health. I am committed to providing you with a confidential, supportive atmosphere & a non-judgmental environment. With a genuine & empathetic nature you will feel supported. Together we can invite change into your life. I value diverse backgrounds, world views and life experiences.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 701-8971
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage and strength! I am passionate about the community and its citizens. I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient, successful lives is important. One person, family, couple at a time! I encourage clients to change while identifying & removing the barriers/obstacles that keep them from health. I am committed to providing you with a confidential, supportive atmosphere & a non-judgmental environment. With a genuine & empathetic nature you will feel supported. Together we can invite change into your life. I value diverse backgrounds, world views and life experiences.
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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, RSW, MSW, MDiv, MTS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Are you struggling with racing thoughts, constant worry & fear about what's next in these stressful and uncertain times? Are you struggling with grief over the loss of loved ones and feeling alone and unable to move forward? Are you looking to build energy, manage you sleep, and get past feelings of doom and gloom? Are you finding your relationship with your intimate partner feeling uncertain & filled with conflicts? Getting the motivation to make change can be difficult yet you know that carrying on with such unhappiness is not the way to a meaningful life. I understand life's stressors & I applaud your courage to reach out.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 201-8706
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Are you struggling with racing thoughts, constant worry & fear about what's next in these stressful and uncertain times? Are you struggling with grief over the loss of loved ones and feeling alone and unable to move forward? Are you looking to build energy, manage you sleep, and get past feelings of doom and gloom? Are you finding your relationship with your intimate partner feeling uncertain & filled with conflicts? Getting the motivation to make change can be difficult yet you know that carrying on with such unhappiness is not the way to a meaningful life. I understand life's stressors & I applaud your courage to reach out.
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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 (crohns), are struggling with a life altering diagnosis (cancer), 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. I provide pre-surgery conditioning to enhance recovery after surgery using the ERAS Society Guidelines.
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 (crohns), are struggling with a life altering diagnosis (cancer), 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. I provide pre-surgery conditioning to enhance recovery after surgery using the ERAS Society Guidelines.
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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.
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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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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.
Photo of Angela Jeffrey, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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.
Photo of Xiaomei (May) Tian, Counsellor
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
Verified
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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.
Photo of Lauren Scott, Counsellor
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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Psychologist, BSc, MSc Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4B
I am a clinical psychologist (Candidate Register) who works with adults struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression, eating issues, body image, self-harm, relationships, burnout, religious conflict, and trauma. I am committed to creating a safe space for clients of different gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and people with different types of romantic and/or sexual relationships. I take a collaborative, feminist, and empathetic approach, ensuring I am providing evidence-based treatment. I cater my approach to the client's needs to help clients build self-awareness and learn new coping strategies.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 903-2225
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Bedford, NS B4B
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I am a clinical psychologist (Candidate Register) who works with adults struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression, eating issues, body image, self-harm, relationships, burnout, religious conflict, and trauma. I am committed to creating a safe space for clients of different gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and people with different types of romantic and/or sexual relationships. I take a collaborative, feminist, and empathetic approach, ensuring I am providing evidence-based treatment. I cater my approach to the client's needs to help clients build self-awareness and learn new coping strategies.
Photo of Elizabeth Anne Clarke, Counsellor
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
Verified
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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.
Photo of Ena Vukatana, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4B
I view my role in therapy as that of a coach, who strives to help youth and their families to make meaningful changes in their lives. I value a collaborative approach, and always aim to foster a positive environment where clients feel supported in taking steps toward their goals. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, and offer treatment for anxiety, depression, coping with stress or life transitions, low self-esteem, behavioural challenges, and sleep difficulties. I also have expertise in working with youth experiencing challenges with chronic health conditions, medical and dental anxiety, medication taking, and pain.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 918-5546
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Bedford, NS B4B
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I view my role in therapy as that of a coach, who strives to help youth and their families to make meaningful changes in their lives. I value a collaborative approach, and always aim to foster a positive environment where clients feel supported in taking steps toward their goals. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, and offer treatment for anxiety, depression, coping with stress or life transitions, low self-esteem, behavioural challenges, and sleep difficulties. I also have expertise in working with youth experiencing challenges with chronic health conditions, medical and dental anxiety, medication taking, and pain.
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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.
Photo of Dr. Valerie Grant, Psychologist
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.
Photo of Janice Hartley, Counsellor
Counsellor, MACP, RCT-C, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4B
**Currently Accepting New Clients ** Do you feel Anxious? Overwhelmed? Uncomfortable and just not yourself? Are your symptoms affecting your quality of life? Are you are dealing with the physical and mental symptoms of a recent or past traumatic event? I am here to help! Personal therapy can help you gain new insight and reduce your suffering. I can help you learn new skills, techniques and ways of coping to improve your overall functioning, improve relationships and allow you to become your best self!
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(902) 701-9397
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4B
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
**Currently Accepting New Clients ** Do you feel Anxious? Overwhelmed? Uncomfortable and just not yourself? Are your symptoms affecting your quality of life? Are you are dealing with the physical and mental symptoms of a recent or past traumatic event? I am here to help! Personal therapy can help you gain new insight and reduce your suffering. I can help you learn new skills, techniques and ways of coping to improve your overall functioning, improve relationships and allow you to become your best self!

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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 Bedford or for a Bedford 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 Bedford are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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