Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience life difficulties and stressors, sometimes leading to increased worry, a low mood and/or general unhappiness and discontentment. Engaging in psychotherapy can assist with creating a new perspective as well as the development of coping strategies, goals and the exploration of strengths and values. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with youth and adults experiencing difficulties with substance use, depression, anxiety, stress and general emotion management concerns.
Alcohol Use
(289) 512-2438
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
We all experience life difficulties and stressors, sometimes leading to increased worry, a low mood and/or general unhappiness and discontentment. Engaging in psychotherapy can assist with creating a new perspective as well as the development of coping strategies, goals and the exploration of strengths and values. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with youth and adults experiencing difficulties with substance use, depression, anxiety, stress and general emotion management concerns.
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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.
Alcohol Use
(855) 997-6841
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
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.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all need a safe space, and a person to hear, and understand us. I believe that we can tackle problems more effectively when we can discuss them openly and honestly. It’s my role to facilitate that conversation and create the pathway towards your preferred ways of living.
Alcohol Use
(289) 768-8274
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
We all need a safe space, and a person to hear, and understand us. I believe that we can tackle problems more effectively when we can discuss them openly and honestly. It’s my role to facilitate that conversation and create the pathway towards your preferred ways of living.
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Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA (c) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Wondering why you may be feeling aimless, overwhelmed, empty or unfulfilled? Usually, this means there's something deeper going on inside us. Oftentimes, we have difficulty giving those feelings a voice but know deep down on some level, we may need to in order to enhance our well-being, meet our goals, and be more loving, vibrant and free. To make a meaningful inward discovery we must unearth how our patterns, interactions, relationships, emotions, and thoughts live and breathe in our everyday lives. Strength, clarity and power are rooted within your authentic self and may hold the answers you are seeking. Let's get there together!
Alcohol Use
(289) 273-0039
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Wondering why you may be feeling aimless, overwhelmed, empty or unfulfilled? Usually, this means there's something deeper going on inside us. Oftentimes, we have difficulty giving those feelings a voice but know deep down on some level, we may need to in order to enhance our well-being, meet our goals, and be more loving, vibrant and free. To make a meaningful inward discovery we must unearth how our patterns, interactions, relationships, emotions, and thoughts live and breathe in our everyday lives. Strength, clarity and power are rooted within your authentic self and may hold the answers you are seeking. Let's get there together!
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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.
Alcohol Use
(289) 205-1305
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
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.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
My work with individuals and families began over twenty-five years ago. I have a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, where I majored in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. In addition to being a therapist, I am also a certified teacher in Ontario with a Specialist in Special Education. As a professional counsellor I have helped people with: loss and grief, couple conflict and communication, stress management, addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, parenting, family dynamics, trauma and abuse, life transitions, and self-esteem. An area of interest is working with families who have children with developmental differences.
Alcohol Use
(289) 806-3250
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
My work with individuals and families began over twenty-five years ago. I have a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, where I majored in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. In addition to being a therapist, I am also a certified teacher in Ontario with a Specialist in Special Education. As a professional counsellor I have helped people with: loss and grief, couple conflict and communication, stress management, addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, parenting, family dynamics, trauma and abuse, life transitions, and self-esteem. An area of interest is working with families who have children with developmental differences.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, RSSW, PMH-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Everyone said that motherhood would be the most wonderful time. I feel like something is off, why don't I feel wonderful? Why do I feel sad or scared about this new baby? Why do I feel all alone? How come I'm having a hard time conceiving when everyone makes it look so easy? How come I lost my baby and all of my friends and family around me got to have their babies? All of these experiences can feel so isolating and you are looking for support in coping with the heaviness of it all.
Alcohol Use
(289) 274-8468
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Everyone said that motherhood would be the most wonderful time. I feel like something is off, why don't I feel wonderful? Why do I feel sad or scared about this new baby? Why do I feel all alone? How come I'm having a hard time conceiving when everyone makes it look so easy? How come I lost my baby and all of my friends and family around me got to have their babies? All of these experiences can feel so isolating and you are looking for support in coping with the heaviness of it all.
Photo of Diane M Cassidy, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RN, BA, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Namaste! I provide individual, relationship and marriage counselling, in a nonjudgmental, relaxed environment. Over the last 35 years I have worked with individuals and couples guiding, teaching and helping them by using an eclectic approach, and a variety of different types of modalities depending on the particular needs of my clients. I also provide family mediation and relationship counselling for couples who have split. I am a sex therapist, working with all couples and individuals. I specialize in many areas, as I believe all issues are connected, so to treat problems in isolation is unrealistic and can be short lived.
Alcohol Use
(844) 331-0249
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Namaste! I provide individual, relationship and marriage counselling, in a nonjudgmental, relaxed environment. Over the last 35 years I have worked with individuals and couples guiding, teaching and helping them by using an eclectic approach, and a variety of different types of modalities depending on the particular needs of my clients. I also provide family mediation and relationship counselling for couples who have split. I am a sex therapist, working with all couples and individuals. I specialize in many areas, as I believe all issues are connected, so to treat problems in isolation is unrealistic and can be short lived.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP, BA, CPGC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits. My approach focuses on effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Alcohol Use
(289) 677-1922
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits. My approach focuses on effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, RSW
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
Alcohol Use
(289) 799-4089
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
Alcohol Use
(289) 804-3654
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
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Registered Psychotherapist, M Ed, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience difficulties with loss, relationships, past trauma, and other life stresses. In response to these challenges, sometimes our thoughts, emotions and actions lead to anxiety, depression and other ineffective ways of coping. I have over 30 years of clinical experience working with substance use, mental health issues and other difficulties. When someone reaches out for support, they demonstrate great determination, hopefulness and personal courage to share in their private concerns. Making changes can involve focusing on personal values; learning and practicing new coping strategies and drawing on personal strengths.
Alcohol Use
(289) 275-5479
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
We all experience difficulties with loss, relationships, past trauma, and other life stresses. In response to these challenges, sometimes our thoughts, emotions and actions lead to anxiety, depression and other ineffective ways of coping. I have over 30 years of clinical experience working with substance use, mental health issues and other difficulties. When someone reaches out for support, they demonstrate great determination, hopefulness and personal courage to share in their private concerns. Making changes can involve focusing on personal values; learning and practicing new coping strategies and drawing on personal strengths.
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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**
Alcohol Use
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
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**
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Throughout life's journey we all face challenges of some sort. We all have our own stories and experiences that contribute to who we are and how we face adversity. When those difficulties feel like they are too overwhelming to manage, its OK to reach out for help. Whether you are feeling like life is too much, dealing with addictions issues, or are challenged with a diagnosis of a mental illness. Every person that I have the honour of traveling with on their journey has the ability to face the struggles ahead of them.
Alcohol Use
(647) 493-0596
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Throughout life's journey we all face challenges of some sort. We all have our own stories and experiences that contribute to who we are and how we face adversity. When those difficulties feel like they are too overwhelming to manage, its OK to reach out for help. Whether you are feeling like life is too much, dealing with addictions issues, or are challenged with a diagnosis of a mental illness. Every person that I have the honour of traveling with on their journey has the ability to face the struggles ahead of them.
Photo of Jennifer Lynn Trewin, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP, RP-Q Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
***Currently offering Phone and Online Video sessions. If you are a Front Line Worker go to https://covid19therapists.com/ for Free Therapy over the Phone.*** When we feel overwhelmed, resentful, anxious, or unhappy, our emotions are telling us that something isn't right. Usually that is because we have started making decisions that are intended to protect us from feeling pain that we have felt before, pain that was too much too bare. When we discover what these patterns in our behaviour or relationships are, and what the pain or fear is that is underneath them, it can open up space for joy, creativity, and peace.
Alcohol Use
(289) 803-3332
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
***Currently offering Phone and Online Video sessions. If you are a Front Line Worker go to https://covid19therapists.com/ for Free Therapy over the Phone.*** When we feel overwhelmed, resentful, anxious, or unhappy, our emotions are telling us that something isn't right. Usually that is because we have started making decisions that are intended to protect us from feeling pain that we have felt before, pain that was too much too bare. When we discover what these patterns in our behaviour or relationships are, and what the pain or fear is that is underneath them, it can open up space for joy, creativity, and peace.
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Registered Psychotherapist, DTATI, BA, DEC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a bilingual Professional Art Therapist and a Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario. I utilize art making as a means of holistic expression and believe in the potential for positive and continuous growth and change for everyone. I combine art and talk therapy to explore and unpack thoughts and feelings in a safe, supportive and creative space. My approach uses Person-Centered and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. My experience as an Art Therapist has exposed me to the various facets of therapy in expressing and managing emotional, cognitive & physical challenges. My thesis on ABI is published with American Art Therapy Association.
Alcohol Use
(855) 743-8233
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
I am a bilingual Professional Art Therapist and a Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario. I utilize art making as a means of holistic expression and believe in the potential for positive and continuous growth and change for everyone. I combine art and talk therapy to explore and unpack thoughts and feelings in a safe, supportive and creative space. My approach uses Person-Centered and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. My experience as an Art Therapist has exposed me to the various facets of therapy in expressing and managing emotional, cognitive & physical challenges. My thesis on ABI is published with American Art Therapy Association.
Photo of Derek Wright, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Is the cost of counselling a barrier to seeking help? If so, I can help! As an experienced therapist affiliated with a registered psychologist, I offer my clients the opportunity to use their extended health benefits to cover the cost of therapy.If you feel unhappy with where you’re at in your life and don’t want to burden others with your problems, therapy can help. Feeling that you are not alone and that someone understands you is critical to starting to feel better. Even though it may not feel like it right now, you have courage and strength to take the next steps forward.
Alcohol Use
(289) 271-0758
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Is the cost of counselling a barrier to seeking help? If so, I can help! As an experienced therapist affiliated with a registered psychologist, I offer my clients the opportunity to use their extended health benefits to cover the cost of therapy.If you feel unhappy with where you’re at in your life and don’t want to burden others with your problems, therapy can help. Feeling that you are not alone and that someone understands you is critical to starting to feel better. Even though it may not feel like it right now, you have courage and strength to take the next steps forward.
Photo of David Currie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, Hons, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you thinking that something needs to change? Do you feel a little tired, scared, hurt or fed up? Are there meaningful things in your life that aren't working out right now? Is it time you stood up, and took on, what has been heavy on your mind or heart? I have worked with hundreds of individuals, couples and families who have faced challenges and transitions that many of us experience at some time in our lives. I am familiar with the things life can throw your way, and how to be able to thrive, not just survive, afterwards.
Alcohol Use
(844) 332-3213
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Are you thinking that something needs to change? Do you feel a little tired, scared, hurt or fed up? Are there meaningful things in your life that aren't working out right now? Is it time you stood up, and took on, what has been heavy on your mind or heart? I have worked with hundreds of individuals, couples and families who have faced challenges and transitions that many of us experience at some time in our lives. I am familiar with the things life can throw your way, and how to be able to thrive, not just survive, afterwards.
Photo of Cathy Shurie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RSSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Alcohol Use
(289) 769-9570
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Photo of Marcus Kupila, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP, CFRC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Currently offering remote sessions (phone and video call). Accepting new clients. When most clients come to me they don't know where to start. Things have been difficult and they haven't been able to overcome their problems alone or with their friend's advice. My clients need someone to listen, someone who knows about the fake face, someone who can help them understand "why"; and help them find a way to get healthy. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology from OISE | UofT the University of Toronto where I learned to use research-supported methods to help clients be empowered. Clients are always the experts on themselves.
Alcohol Use
(647) 696-6437
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Whitby, ON L1N
Alcohol Use
Currently offering remote sessions (phone and video call). Accepting new clients. When most clients come to me they don't know where to start. Things have been difficult and they haven't been able to overcome their problems alone or with their friend's advice. My clients need someone to listen, someone who knows about the fake face, someone who can help them understand "why"; and help them find a way to get healthy. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology from OISE | UofT the University of Toronto where I learned to use research-supported methods to help clients be empowered. Clients are always the experts on themselves.

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Alcohol Use Counsellors
Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is the most severe form of alcohol use. It is a chronic disease characterized by the consumption of alcohol at a level that interferes with physical and mental health and with family and social responsibilities. An alcoholic will continue to drink despite serious health, family, or legal problems.

If you're looking for help with alcohol abuse in L1N or for a L1N alcohol abuse counsellor, these professionals provide confidential support for alcohol abuse or for individuals and couples in a relationship where alcohol is a disruptive factor. They include L1N alcohol abuse therapists, alcohol abuse psychologists and L1N alcohol abuse counsellors. They can help with alcoholics in L1N, drug alcohol abuse, teenage alcohol abuse, substance and alcohol abuse and treatments for alcohol abuse in L1N. counsellors can identify the signs and causes of alcohol abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to alcohol abuse treatment centres. A counsellor may also discuss 12 step programs in L1N or joining AA ( L1N Alcoholics Anonymous).

Alcohol abuse causes problems for the family and loved ones of alcoholics--they may also need help and support, which these L1N counsellors can provide.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in L1N are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counsellor in L1N you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in L1N and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in L1N or family therapy in L1N.