Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I partner with clients whose goals range from healing body shame and disordered eating to enhancing athletic performance or adjusting to living with chronic illness. Throughout the process, we explore new ways of relating with yourself, examine any obstacles along the way, and take manageable steps towards your goals. You get to decide how healing, recovery and growth will look like for you. I am simply a guide as you implement meaningful change and discover your own advocate, carer, and champion from within.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 275-6691
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I partner with clients whose goals range from healing body shame and disordered eating to enhancing athletic performance or adjusting to living with chronic illness. Throughout the process, we explore new ways of relating with yourself, examine any obstacles along the way, and take manageable steps towards your goals. You get to decide how healing, recovery and growth will look like for you. I am simply a guide as you implement meaningful change and discover your own advocate, carer, and champion from within.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Life and relationships can present us with challenges that you may not have anticipated or understand, or know how to cope with. Perhaps the way you have been coping is no longer working. If you are looking for a safe place to explore making changes in your life or relationships, and gain insights, please call me when you are ready to take the next step and I would be happy to speak with you and explore the option of working together.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(855) 976-2893
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Life and relationships can present us with challenges that you may not have anticipated or understand, or know how to cope with. Perhaps the way you have been coping is no longer working. If you are looking for a safe place to explore making changes in your life or relationships, and gain insights, please call me when you are ready to take the next step and I would be happy to speak with you and explore the option of working together.
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Counsellor, MC, RP, CCC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
It takes courage to begin therapy, and yet it is also your first step towards bringing about the change you desire. It takes belief in self that you are capable of becoming the person you want to be. I work with you to provide a safe, supportive environment that is based on trust that allows you to realize your own potential for growth beyond the difficulties you face. I have witnessed countless times clients who have shown how much they can overcome. Together we apply a mindfulness therapeutic approach, grounded in efficacy-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Therapy and other.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(855) 914-2740
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
It takes courage to begin therapy, and yet it is also your first step towards bringing about the change you desire. It takes belief in self that you are capable of becoming the person you want to be. I work with you to provide a safe, supportive environment that is based on trust that allows you to realize your own potential for growth beyond the difficulties you face. I have witnessed countless times clients who have shown how much they can overcome. Together we apply a mindfulness therapeutic approach, grounded in efficacy-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Therapy and other.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RPC, MPCC, ATC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Within my practice I welcome adolescents, adults, couples and groups. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my clients, as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula. I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, and is aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and to move towards different more desirable outcomes.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(855) 997-6841
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Within my practice I welcome adolescents, adults, couples and groups. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my clients, as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula. I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, and is aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and to move towards different more desirable outcomes.
Photo of Susan Viminitz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you or your teen feeling alone, overwhelmed or experiencing grief? Reaching out for support is a courageous first step towards making changes or healing from a loss. I provide a compassionate and collaborative environment and specialize in the experience of grief, loss and life transitions including bereavement, end stages of life, chronic illness, dementia, caregiving, stress, anxiety, depression and emotional eating. When we are experiencing challenges, transitions or loss, we can benefit from an opportunity to explore what is impacting our emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological well-being, and to reflect on what we have lost and what remains.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(866) 702-9640
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Are you or your teen feeling alone, overwhelmed or experiencing grief? Reaching out for support is a courageous first step towards making changes or healing from a loss. I provide a compassionate and collaborative environment and specialize in the experience of grief, loss and life transitions including bereavement, end stages of life, chronic illness, dementia, caregiving, stress, anxiety, depression and emotional eating. When we are experiencing challenges, transitions or loss, we can benefit from an opportunity to explore what is impacting our emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological well-being, and to reflect on what we have lost and what remains.
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Psychologist, PhD, CPsych, MA, BA, BusAdm Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Sport Psychology has been our specialty for 3 decades. We are well known for having produced dozens of elite athletes who have reached their dreams as professionals in hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, horse racing and to obtain scholarships to dozens of top U.S. Colleges. We teach you how to conquer anxiety, frustration, depression, lack of consistency and how to develop mental toughness, confidence, concentration, flow, zone, self-esteem, resilience, adversity, belief in optimizing your potential, balance, perseverance and happiness. We have appeared in many magazines, newspapers, t.v. and radio shows.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(905) 581-1015
Verified

Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Sport Psychology has been our specialty for 3 decades. We are well known for having produced dozens of elite athletes who have reached their dreams as professionals in hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, horse racing and to obtain scholarships to dozens of top U.S. Colleges. We teach you how to conquer anxiety, frustration, depression, lack of consistency and how to develop mental toughness, confidence, concentration, flow, zone, self-esteem, resilience, adversity, belief in optimizing your potential, balance, perseverance and happiness. We have appeared in many magazines, newspapers, t.v. and radio shows.
Photo of Charlene Hinds - Bloomosity Psychotherapy, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1R
These past few months have shown just how quickly things can change. You may feel like your sense of security and life direction has been rocked. You may be struggling to make sense of it all. This can lead to stress, anxiety, depression, and other unhelpful symptoms. Underneath is a desire for connection and to feel worthy. Maybe you just started feeling that something is wrong, or perhaps this sense has been with you for a while. I want to help you uncover what is going on within you. Through our work together, you will notice what is getting in the way of you being okay and feeling fine.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(365) 803-1012
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Whitby, ON L1R
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
These past few months have shown just how quickly things can change. You may feel like your sense of security and life direction has been rocked. You may be struggling to make sense of it all. This can lead to stress, anxiety, depression, and other unhelpful symptoms. Underneath is a desire for connection and to feel worthy. Maybe you just started feeling that something is wrong, or perhaps this sense has been with you for a while. I want to help you uncover what is going on within you. Through our work together, you will notice what is getting in the way of you being okay and feeling fine.
Photo of Brittany Sirtonski, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BAHons, MACP, ExA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our strengths-based, creativity-focused group clinic specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. We are experienced in working with children and adolescents who are dealing with challenges including anxiety, depression, self-harm, aggression/behaviour management, oppositional defiance, coping skills, social skills, ADHD, Autism-Spectrum (ASD), and Asperger's, as well as parent training. Additionally, we offer counselling to adults for a variety of life challenges including relationship/communication issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma (including survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault), grief, coping, self-acceptance, self-care, and anger management. **See website for Clinician bios incl. Counselling Intern**
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Our strengths-based, creativity-focused group clinic specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. We are experienced in working with children and adolescents who are dealing with challenges including anxiety, depression, self-harm, aggression/behaviour management, oppositional defiance, coping skills, social skills, ADHD, Autism-Spectrum (ASD), and Asperger's, as well as parent training. Additionally, we offer counselling to adults for a variety of life challenges including relationship/communication issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma (including survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault), grief, coping, self-acceptance, self-care, and anger management. **See website for Clinician bios incl. Counselling Intern**
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, RP, RMFT, CAMFT, OAHMP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
I believe that successful therapy begins with finding the right therapist for you. To help you accomplish this, during our initial consultation, I establish whether you are comfortable with my approach to therapy, training and experience. I respect your right to ask any questions and find answers that are relevant to developing a strong, professional theraputic relationship. Important aspects that will help you choose the right therapist are that they: can show you a relevant diploma or license to practice have completed training which includes theoretical perspectives and supervised practice listen and respect your feelings connect well with you
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 271-0709
Verified

Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I believe that successful therapy begins with finding the right therapist for you. To help you accomplish this, during our initial consultation, I establish whether you are comfortable with my approach to therapy, training and experience. I respect your right to ask any questions and find answers that are relevant to developing a strong, professional theraputic relationship. Important aspects that will help you choose the right therapist are that they: can show you a relevant diploma or license to practice have completed training which includes theoretical perspectives and supervised practice listen and respect your feelings connect well with you
Photo of Chantal Regis, Psychologist
Psychologist, Ph.D., C.Psych Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
I am an Associate at Belfon Psychological and a Registered Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph. I provide evidence-based practices to support children and adolescents (ages 4 to 20 years old) having difficulties with mood, anxiety, obsessive/compulsive behaviours, personality, relationship problems and social development. At Belfon Psychological we believe in viewing problems from a developmental lens. I understand the importance of working together with families, and I regularly involve caregivers in treatment and assessment when possible.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(365) 300-3089
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I am an Associate at Belfon Psychological and a Registered Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph. I provide evidence-based practices to support children and adolescents (ages 4 to 20 years old) having difficulties with mood, anxiety, obsessive/compulsive behaviours, personality, relationship problems and social development. At Belfon Psychological we believe in viewing problems from a developmental lens. I understand the importance of working together with families, and I regularly involve caregivers in treatment and assessment when possible.
Photo of Sirtonski Wellness Space, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA Hons, MACP, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 806-3925
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Photo of Joshua Johnston, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 312-8967
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Photo of Connie Cancellara
BA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Have you ever felt stuck, alone, scared, or just needed someone to talk to? Dealing with mental health issues can be very challenging; but have no fear, Connie is here! As a compassionate and empathetic counselling student, she aims to help individuals find ways to cope with their struggles while identifying their strengths to overcome them and lead a positive and healthy lifestyle. Or, if you simply just need someone to talk to then you’re in luck -- she is a great listener and will have coffee or tea ready!
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 274-5317
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Have you ever felt stuck, alone, scared, or just needed someone to talk to? Dealing with mental health issues can be very challenging; but have no fear, Connie is here! As a compassionate and empathetic counselling student, she aims to help individuals find ways to cope with their struggles while identifying their strengths to overcome them and lead a positive and healthy lifestyle. Or, if you simply just need someone to talk to then you’re in luck -- she is a great listener and will have coffee or tea ready!
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Div., M.ACP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
David Leung is a Master’s level counsellor with a background in public education and spiritual care. David works with many concerns, including anxiety, stress, mood, depression, grief, identity, and relationship difficulties.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 274-5955
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
David Leung is a Master’s level counsellor with a background in public education and spiritual care. David works with many concerns, including anxiety, stress, mood, depression, grief, identity, and relationship difficulties.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you feeling tired or sick of feeling sick and tired? Not sure what to do or where to turn? You have come to the right place! At Genesis Counselling Services, we provide services to address the whole person, mind, body and spirit. We provide a wide variety of counselling and therapeutic support to children, teens, young adults, and families. Lead therapist - Carl has worked in the social services field for 20 years, providing clinical support to children, youth, adults, and families. Carl's non-judgmental approach and easy going personality puts clients at ease, which creates a climate for open and honest dialogue.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 205-1305
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Are you feeling tired or sick of feeling sick and tired? Not sure what to do or where to turn? You have come to the right place! At Genesis Counselling Services, we provide services to address the whole person, mind, body and spirit. We provide a wide variety of counselling and therapeutic support to children, teens, young adults, and families. Lead therapist - Carl has worked in the social services field for 20 years, providing clinical support to children, youth, adults, and families. Carl's non-judgmental approach and easy going personality puts clients at ease, which creates a climate for open and honest dialogue.
Photo of Ayo Akanbi, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MDiv, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I believe everyone has a compelling narrative for where they are now, at this moment. Hence, my commitment to creating a safe, collaborative environment in which you can evaluate your needs and take the steps needed to see desired change and outcome. Working from a client-centred perspective allows us to build on your strength and support you to make meaning of your situation. I firmly believe that good relationships are the product of conscious personal investments in our lives and our significant others. By focusing on meaningful connections, we are empowered to give and receive love and compassion.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(647) 496-5606
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I believe everyone has a compelling narrative for where they are now, at this moment. Hence, my commitment to creating a safe, collaborative environment in which you can evaluate your needs and take the steps needed to see desired change and outcome. Working from a client-centred perspective allows us to build on your strength and support you to make meaning of your situation. I firmly believe that good relationships are the product of conscious personal investments in our lives and our significant others. By focusing on meaningful connections, we are empowered to give and receive love and compassion.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all feel lost sometimes or face life challenges and relationships that can feel overwhelming. Life is tough, but I believe we all have the ability to overcome hardships. Together, we can explore your concerns and past traumas, working towards lasting change that helps you progress toward the person and future you desire and deserve. I believe in a collaborative approach that empowers and motivates you during the therapeutic process. It's important to me to not only understand and address your concerns throughout therapy, but also to remind you of your strengths and capacity to contribute to goal setting and problem solving.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 769-9428
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
We all feel lost sometimes or face life challenges and relationships that can feel overwhelming. Life is tough, but I believe we all have the ability to overcome hardships. Together, we can explore your concerns and past traumas, working towards lasting change that helps you progress toward the person and future you desire and deserve. I believe in a collaborative approach that empowers and motivates you during the therapeutic process. It's important to me to not only understand and address your concerns throughout therapy, but also to remind you of your strengths and capacity to contribute to goal setting and problem solving.
Photo of Natasha Noble, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
There are many factors in life that contribute to each individual experiencing some level of stress. This is the result of any number of unique diverse variables. When that stress becomes unmanageable it can lead to a multitude of mental health issues and distress. I can support and help individuals, couples, or families implement and learn effective skills to cope with these.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(365) 800-2143
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
There are many factors in life that contribute to each individual experiencing some level of stress. This is the result of any number of unique diverse variables. When that stress becomes unmanageable it can lead to a multitude of mental health issues and distress. I can support and help individuals, couples, or families implement and learn effective skills to cope with these.
Photo of The Insight Clinic, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, HBA, MEd, MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Therapy is a way out of feeling helpless and hopeless. As your therapist, my priority is getting you results. I focus on building a genuine, empathetic, and positive relationship with you that will bring out your strengths and move you to a better place. Whether for you or a loved one, seeking help to improve your relationships, emotional regulation, and quality of life can be daunting. It's normal to feel doubt. As a client-centered cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist, I use a non-judgemental approach that considers the influence of traumatic memories on current issues. This will shed light onto solutions you haven’t seen before.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(289) 278-0853
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Whitby, ON L1N
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Therapy is a way out of feeling helpless and hopeless. As your therapist, my priority is getting you results. I focus on building a genuine, empathetic, and positive relationship with you that will bring out your strengths and move you to a better place. Whether for you or a loved one, seeking help to improve your relationships, emotional regulation, and quality of life can be daunting. It's normal to feel doubt. As a client-centered cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist, I use a non-judgemental approach that considers the influence of traumatic memories on current issues. This will shed light onto solutions you haven’t seen before.
Photo of Corinn Phillips, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
I'd like to extend a warm welcome to you. As an experienced therapist, I understand that we are not meant to move through lifes' unexpected challenges, transitions and messy times alone. We are social beings and meaningful connection is central to our existence; our growth and our resilience.
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
(365) 800-2132
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
I'd like to extend a warm welcome to you. As an experienced therapist, I understand that we are not meant to move through lifes' unexpected challenges, transitions and messy times alone. We are social beings and meaningful connection is central to our existence; our growth and our resilience.

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

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