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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 707-1199
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Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 909-5655
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 906-5230
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 901-5369
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Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
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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Counsellor, MACP, RCT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Book online with ease: Click above, on the "website" tab. I am experienced working in the field of addictions and recovery, and enjoy helping clients through the process of living a happy and healthy lifestyle. I have special interests working with individuals who have experienced trauma and with adult children of alcoholics (A.C.O.A.). Additionally, through many years of working with youth, I have developed a passion for helping youth with behaviour management and am skilled in crisis management. I use a positive, honest approach and place great value in my client's comfort and ownership of their successes.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 903-2659
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Book online with ease: Click above, on the "website" tab. I am experienced working in the field of addictions and recovery, and enjoy helping clients through the process of living a happy and healthy lifestyle. I have special interests working with individuals who have experienced trauma and with adult children of alcoholics (A.C.O.A.). Additionally, through many years of working with youth, I have developed a passion for helping youth with behaviour management and am skilled in crisis management. I use a positive, honest approach and place great value in my client's comfort and ownership of their successes.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Children, adolescents, and families face a number of challenges that can interfere with mental wellness, especially during this time of uncertainty. As a Child and Family Therapist, I strive to create a safe space where young people can express themselves fully, rediscover their strengths, and feel empowered to make positive changes in their lives.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 907-5568
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Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Children, adolescents, and families face a number of challenges that can interfere with mental wellness, especially during this time of uncertainty. As a Child and Family Therapist, I strive to create a safe space where young people can express themselves fully, rediscover their strengths, and feel empowered to make positive changes in their lives.
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Counsellor, MSc, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have been practicing as a counsellor since 2000 and worked with all ages for a variety of issues. These include overcoming the effects of childhood abuse, domestic abuse, addiction, depression and anxiety, anger problems, low self worth self-defeating patterns of behaviour, unhealthy relationships, grief and loss, etc. I am very relaxed in my work and like to use humour when appropriate to put my clients at ease. However I always make sure I am working professionally and ethically so that you know you are always safe when working with me. I am trained to work with children and have a masters degree in child focused practice.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 908-5002
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I have been practicing as a counsellor since 2000 and worked with all ages for a variety of issues. These include overcoming the effects of childhood abuse, domestic abuse, addiction, depression and anxiety, anger problems, low self worth self-defeating patterns of behaviour, unhealthy relationships, grief and loss, etc. I am very relaxed in my work and like to use humour when appropriate to put my clients at ease. However I always make sure I am working professionally and ethically so that you know you are always safe when working with me. I am trained to work with children and have a masters degree in child focused practice.
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Counsellor, BEd, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I specialize in working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief and adjusting to life changes. I am passionate in my work with youth and families who seek support with gender dysphoria and transition. I am currently accepting new clients requiring hormone readiness assessments. I work with families to build awareness of the role each person plays in the family dynamic and how each can affect change. Through collaboration and reflection, we develop strategies specific to your needs and that promote acceptance of change as positive and necessary to move forward.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 901-2768
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I specialize in working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief and adjusting to life changes. I am passionate in my work with youth and families who seek support with gender dysphoria and transition. I am currently accepting new clients requiring hormone readiness assessments. I work with families to build awareness of the role each person plays in the family dynamic and how each can affect change. Through collaboration and reflection, we develop strategies specific to your needs and that promote acceptance of change as positive and necessary to move forward.
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CYC, CYCW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Struggling to maintain an open dialogue with your child/teen? Unsure of how to support your child/teen through difficult life transitions? Looking to find guidance and support through parenting challenges? Jen Carter may be the right "fit" for you and your family. As a trained Child and Youth Counsellor with also a background in law enforcement, Jen uses an eclectic style of psychotherapy to connect with youth in a way that communicates, is goal-oriented and provides a sense of comfort and warmth as she collaboratively builds the therapeutic relationship. "Life Happens...And Jen Can Help!" (Jen sees clients up to age 30)
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 346-2158
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Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Struggling to maintain an open dialogue with your child/teen? Unsure of how to support your child/teen through difficult life transitions? Looking to find guidance and support through parenting challenges? Jen Carter may be the right "fit" for you and your family. As a trained Child and Youth Counsellor with also a background in law enforcement, Jen uses an eclectic style of psychotherapy to connect with youth in a way that communicates, is goal-oriented and provides a sense of comfort and warmth as she collaboratively builds the therapeutic relationship. "Life Happens...And Jen Can Help!" (Jen sees clients up to age 30)
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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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 906-5156
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Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
*~*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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Counsellor, MA, RCT-C, CH Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I support your healing process with a variety of techniques, using the one that best works for you. My approach is to meet you where you are at currently and help you get to where you want to be! I have extensive experience working with people that live with anxiety, depression, trauma and addictions throughout their lifetime; including pre and postnatally. I also have extensive experience supporting clients with relationship conflicts, adjusting to life changes, stress management, sexual orientation, fertility, family concerns and personal growth.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 909-0525
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Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I support your healing process with a variety of techniques, using the one that best works for you. My approach is to meet you where you are at currently and help you get to where you want to be! I have extensive experience working with people that live with anxiety, depression, trauma and addictions throughout their lifetime; including pre and postnatally. I also have extensive experience supporting clients with relationship conflicts, adjusting to life changes, stress management, sexual orientation, fertility, family concerns and personal growth.
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Counsellor, RCT-C, CCC, MEd Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I am a Registered Counselling Therapist - Candidate licensed with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists. I specialize in working with men and boys (ages 12+) who are experiencing a range of mental health and life challenges including relationship issues, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, anger/emotion regulation, trauma, depression, and anxiety. I offer office-based and outdoor-based (e.g., during a hike, at a park bench) therapy sessions, as I recognize that the space in which counselling therapy occurs has a profound impact on a person’s sense of comfort and readiness to explore their difficulties and their wellness.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 903-2628
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a Registered Counselling Therapist - Candidate licensed with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists. I specialize in working with men and boys (ages 12+) who are experiencing a range of mental health and life challenges including relationship issues, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, anger/emotion regulation, trauma, depression, and anxiety. I offer office-based and outdoor-based (e.g., during a hike, at a park bench) therapy sessions, as I recognize that the space in which counselling therapy occurs has a profound impact on a person’s sense of comfort and readiness to explore their difficulties and their wellness.
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Psychologist, MA, MEd Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4B
I am a Registered Psychologist with over 17 years of experience working for the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and in private practice. I hold both an M.A. (School Psychology; 2003) and M.Ed. (Special Education; 2008). I currently have spaces available, there is no waitlist at our practice for psycho-educational assessments.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 909-0595
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4B
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a Registered Psychologist with over 17 years of experience working for the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and in private practice. I hold both an M.A. (School Psychology; 2003) and M.Ed. (Special Education; 2008). I currently have spaces available, there is no waitlist at our practice for psycho-educational assessments.
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Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
FREE PHONE CONSULTS -You are not a victim, you're a survivor. Whatever painful symptoms you are facing, you'll need an experienced teammate to help you overcome them. My down-to-earth, compassionate approach empowers you to find the confidence and strength needed to conquer the obstacles standing in your way. Combining exceptional insight and genuine empathy, I work with you to identify the root of your problems, as well as the tools and motivation required to solve them. I'm dedicated to building safe, trusting relationships that ensure you are 100% supported. Are you ready to change your life? A, brighter tomorrow starts today!
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 229-9598
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
FREE PHONE CONSULTS -You are not a victim, you're a survivor. Whatever painful symptoms you are facing, you'll need an experienced teammate to help you overcome them. My down-to-earth, compassionate approach empowers you to find the confidence and strength needed to conquer the obstacles standing in your way. Combining exceptional insight and genuine empathy, I work with you to identify the root of your problems, as well as the tools and motivation required to solve them. I'm dedicated to building safe, trusting relationships that ensure you are 100% supported. Are you ready to change your life? A, brighter tomorrow starts today!
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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 903-2684
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
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.
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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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 906-5087
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(226) 455-1434
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
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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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!
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 701-9397
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4B
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
**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!
Photo of Nanci Wojcik Counselling, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, CCC, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING CLIENTS -SLIDING SCALE- The first part of the getting-to-know-you process I will complete an initial assessment to help determine the depth of your depression, anxiety, unhealthy coping strategies and other areas that may be causing you to feel stuck. After the assessment, we can explore your problem areas through collaborative discussions. For some people, just being able to talk freely about a problem brings relief, being validated and supported helps in the letting go process. We will move into a problem-solving phase together, finding enhanced ways of thinking, behaving and managing your feelings.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 901-5581
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Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING CLIENTS -SLIDING SCALE- The first part of the getting-to-know-you process I will complete an initial assessment to help determine the depth of your depression, anxiety, unhealthy coping strategies and other areas that may be causing you to feel stuck. After the assessment, we can explore your problem areas through collaborative discussions. For some people, just being able to talk freely about a problem brings relief, being validated and supported helps in the letting go process. We will move into a problem-solving phase together, finding enhanced ways of thinking, behaving and managing your feelings.
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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.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(902) 915-7242
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
**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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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19) Counsellors
Adolescence describes the teenage years between 13 and 19 and can be considered the transitional stage from childhood to adulthood. However the physical and psychological changes that occur in adolescence can start earlier, and it can be a time of both disorientation and discovery. The transitional period can bring up issues of independence and self-identity. Sometimes teens may be experimenting with drugs and alcohol or sexuality. During this time, peer groups and external appearance tend to increase in importance.

For help with adolescents or for a Bedford adolescent counsellor these professionals provide help for adolescent development and adolescent education. They include adolescent counsellors in Bedford, adolescent psychologists, and adolescent therapists. They can help with adolescent behavior, adolescent learning and adolescent discipline.

Bedford teen counsellors also provide help for troubled teens in Bedford or troubled teen boys and girls. For parents of out-of-control teens, Bedford counsellors can help with communicating and understanding your teen. And counsellors in Bedford can help with teenager behavior and teen learning issues.

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.