Melissa Gauthier
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CCAC Verified
My practice is currently full. Using a client-centred approach that respects you as being the expert and in control of your journey, I provide confidential counselling in which you can talk freely about current challenges including relational issues, family dynamics, addiction, adjusting to life stressors, rebuilding your sense of self, developmental trauma and PTSD. I have 20 year's clinical experience working in a variety of addiction and mental health environments, including 17 years specializing in addiction medicine, alcohol use disorder and opioid dependence/opioid substitution therapy.
(613) 209-3798
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My practice is currently full. Using a client-centred approach that respects you as being the expert and in control of your journey, I provide confidential counselling in which you can talk freely about current challenges including relational issues, family dynamics, addiction, adjusting to life stressors, rebuilding your sense of self, developmental trauma and PTSD. I have 20 year's clinical experience working in a variety of addiction and mental health environments, including 17 years specializing in addiction medicine, alcohol use disorder and opioid dependence/opioid substitution therapy.
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Sophie Solmini
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, ICADC, SAP Verified
Offers online therapy
Please note that I work only with clients with alcohol use disorder! I run a program that helps people reduce or manage their drinking. I am a substance abuse professional, an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drugs Counsellor. I do specialize in Alcohol only.
(647) 560-8791
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Please note that I work only with clients with alcohol use disorder! I run a program that helps people reduce or manage their drinking. I am a substance abuse professional, an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drugs Counsellor. I do specialize in Alcohol only.
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Nora Taylor
MA, RP
Offers online therapy
Most of us at some point in our lives need someone to talk to and someone to listen to us, someone that can provide us with a safe place to just be; a sanctuary that allows us to be with our feelings, to get in touch with our needs and our hearts. Whether it is relationship difficulties, job loss, illness, death of a loved one, addiction or mental health concerns that have brought you to my website; all these life transitions can tax our ability to cope in healthy ways leaving us stressed, sleepless and overwhelmed while the rest of our lives seemingly unravel.
(647) 249-8548
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Offers online therapy
Most of us at some point in our lives need someone to talk to and someone to listen to us, someone that can provide us with a safe place to just be; a sanctuary that allows us to be with our feelings, to get in touch with our needs and our hearts. Whether it is relationship difficulties, job loss, illness, death of a loved one, addiction or mental health concerns that have brought you to my website; all these life transitions can tax our ability to cope in healthy ways leaving us stressed, sleepless and overwhelmed while the rest of our lives seemingly unravel.
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Arnoldene Grace-Sandy
Counsellor, MCC, MDiv Verified
Offers online therapy
My mission is to help clients develop the skills needed to cope with life's challenges, to give clients the hope of freedom from anxiety, fear, anger and the effects of trauma that reduce their enjoyment of life. I provide counselling in the areas of anxiety, anger management, trauma, stress management, counselling for family, marriage and couples strategies for coping with life changes. Experience change with the alcohol abuse education which emphasize the effects of alcohol abuse on your brain & body and on relationships. I provide a warm, respectful, non-judgmental environment where you can feel safe to share your experiences.
(647) 697-6611 x905686
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My mission is to help clients develop the skills needed to cope with life's challenges, to give clients the hope of freedom from anxiety, fear, anger and the effects of trauma that reduce their enjoyment of life. I provide counselling in the areas of anxiety, anger management, trauma, stress management, counselling for family, marriage and couples strategies for coping with life changes. Experience change with the alcohol abuse education which emphasize the effects of alcohol abuse on your brain & body and on relationships. I provide a warm, respectful, non-judgmental environment where you can feel safe to share your experiences.
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Lawrence Addiction Counselling
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, CCPCPR, RPC, CCAC, CIAS II, CAC II Verified
Addiction affects all areas of peoples lives. Addiction is a bio, physical , mental and spiritual issue which needs to be repaired to give people an improvement in their daily tasks. There are a great number of proven methods to help someone suffering from a chemical addiction. I will give resources and options based on the clients needs to provide support to navigate these options. My services are client based and best practises are in place.
(226) 773-2348
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Addiction affects all areas of peoples lives. Addiction is a bio, physical , mental and spiritual issue which needs to be repaired to give people an improvement in their daily tasks. There are a great number of proven methods to help someone suffering from a chemical addiction. I will give resources and options based on the clients needs to provide support to navigate these options. My services are client based and best practises are in place.
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C.S. Counselling & Consulting Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, RSW Verified
Offers online therapy
Everyone embarks on unique journeys involving various overwhelming challenges including emotional and mental health issues, substance abuse and relationship issues. My colleagues and I fully understand that when two or more people cope with similar circumstances, no two minds function alike. Therefore, my services instill clients with how to love themselves through comprehensive, mental, emotional and spiritual enrichment regardless of their age, social or ethnic background, or physical capacities. Overall, the greatest satisfaction comes from seeing clients reach self-actualization by gaining strength, confidence and empowerment to confront their own inner conflicts "for we all smile in the same language".
(416) 409-8045
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Offers online therapy
Everyone embarks on unique journeys involving various overwhelming challenges including emotional and mental health issues, substance abuse and relationship issues. My colleagues and I fully understand that when two or more people cope with similar circumstances, no two minds function alike. Therefore, my services instill clients with how to love themselves through comprehensive, mental, emotional and spiritual enrichment regardless of their age, social or ethnic background, or physical capacities. Overall, the greatest satisfaction comes from seeing clients reach self-actualization by gaining strength, confidence and empowerment to confront their own inner conflicts "for we all smile in the same language".
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Harmony Counselling And Therapy Services Gp
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, BSW, RSW Verified
Simon completed his undergraduate and master’s degree in Social Work from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, ON and Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, USA with focus in Clinical Social Work. Simon has specialized post-graduate Certificates and training in various therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner Certificate, CBT from The Academy of Modern Applied Psychotherapy, Certificate on Refugee & Forced Migration Issues at York University, Narrative Therapy to Addiction & Responding to Trauma from Narrative Therapy Center, Toronto, Non Violent Crisis Intervention, & Trauma Informed Care, CMHA.
(289) 207-7536
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Simon completed his undergraduate and master’s degree in Social Work from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, ON and Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, USA with focus in Clinical Social Work. Simon has specialized post-graduate Certificates and training in various therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner Certificate, CBT from The Academy of Modern Applied Psychotherapy, Certificate on Refugee & Forced Migration Issues at York University, Narrative Therapy to Addiction & Responding to Trauma from Narrative Therapy Center, Toronto, Non Violent Crisis Intervention, & Trauma Informed Care, CMHA.
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Steven Smith
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CCAC, CCTACP Verified
Offers online therapy
*CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* I'm a therapist who specializes in the treatment of addictive behaviours such as substance use, concurrent disorders, smoking, gambling, etc. I also assist family members, friends and loved ones affected by addictive behaviour and support those who are struggling with issues such as co dependency and enabling behaviour. I provide a safe space for clients to come and be treated with respect and receive a non judgemental approach that is trauma informed, solution focused and compassionate.
(613) 902-0224
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*CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* I'm a therapist who specializes in the treatment of addictive behaviours such as substance use, concurrent disorders, smoking, gambling, etc. I also assist family members, friends and loved ones affected by addictive behaviour and support those who are struggling with issues such as co dependency and enabling behaviour. I provide a safe space for clients to come and be treated with respect and receive a non judgemental approach that is trauma informed, solution focused and compassionate.
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Jeff Gulick
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, BAH, CCAC Verified
Offers online therapy
Addiction is a multifaceted and complicated process. Although there is a commonality between various expressions of addiction, individuals are also unique and require personalized treatment. I endeavor to provide my clients with the best possible counselling based on the most current thinking in the area of addiction. I furnish a supportive and non-judgmental environment for clients to explore relevant issues that may be related to substance abuse and behavioural addiction. It is important to recognize that things will get better with dedication and acceptance. I will be there to help guide you through the process.
(855) 744-9918
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Offers online therapy
Addiction is a multifaceted and complicated process. Although there is a commonality between various expressions of addiction, individuals are also unique and require personalized treatment. I endeavor to provide my clients with the best possible counselling based on the most current thinking in the area of addiction. I furnish a supportive and non-judgmental environment for clients to explore relevant issues that may be related to substance abuse and behavioural addiction. It is important to recognize that things will get better with dedication and acceptance. I will be there to help guide you through the process.
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Amanda Neilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CYW, MSW, RSW Verified
Offers online therapy
If changing your relationship with substance is a challenge, you do not need to figure it out alone. I provide individual counselling designed to support you in reducing the negative impacts of substance use. I work within a compassionate, trauma-informed, harm reduction approach. Currently providing phone and video sessions.
(343) 304-6325
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Offers online therapy
If changing your relationship with substance is a challenge, you do not need to figure it out alone. I provide individual counselling designed to support you in reducing the negative impacts of substance use. I work within a compassionate, trauma-informed, harm reduction approach. Currently providing phone and video sessions.
Bélanger Counselling Services
Counsellor, RSSW, MEd, CCC Verified
Offers online therapy
My name is Lise Bélanger, I'm a counsellor and psychotherapist at Bélanger Counselling Services. I work with couples and individuals from ages 16 to the elderly. If you're feeling stressed, experiencing emotional distress or having difficulty with everyday life challenges, you may benefit from consulting with a counsellor. I offer therapy to deal with a wide variety of personal and career issues. I believe that forming a therapeutic alliance is one of the most important aspects of therapy. I have a wealth of personal life experience and over 15 years of work experience in the mental health field.
(855) 997-1316
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My name is Lise Bélanger, I'm a counsellor and psychotherapist at Bélanger Counselling Services. I work with couples and individuals from ages 16 to the elderly. If you're feeling stressed, experiencing emotional distress or having difficulty with everyday life challenges, you may benefit from consulting with a counsellor. I offer therapy to deal with a wide variety of personal and career issues. I believe that forming a therapeutic alliance is one of the most important aspects of therapy. I have a wealth of personal life experience and over 15 years of work experience in the mental health field.
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Curt Pullan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, BSW, RSW Verified
Offers online therapy
Hey, my name is Curt. I have been working as a counsellor for the past six years. The office I work out of is near Christie Subway Station. My main experiences have been with people with substance use issues and/or addictions, who are wanting to make some changes in their life. I am trauma-informed, non-judgmental, anti-oppressive and always support clients on whatever goals they want to work on. I have also worked with folks from the LGBTQ2S+ community.
(855) 818-4856
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Hey, my name is Curt. I have been working as a counsellor for the past six years. The office I work out of is near Christie Subway Station. My main experiences have been with people with substance use issues and/or addictions, who are wanting to make some changes in their life. I am trauma-informed, non-judgmental, anti-oppressive and always support clients on whatever goals they want to work on. I have also worked with folks from the LGBTQ2S+ community.
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Scott A Barter
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, BComm, CACC, CACCF Verified
Offers online therapy
Are alcohol and/or drugs interfering with your life? Are you using substances when you are depressed, anxious, or overwhelmed? Are you looking for ways to improve relationships, mood, and personal well-being? Are you looking for a compassionate and experienced professional counsellor to make positive changes in your life? Utilizing evidence-based therapeutic methods (CBT, MI, and Mindfulness), my private practice will help you examine your personal goals, work towards empowering you to address your substance use to build healthy relationships, sustain and maintain sobriety, and to make positive changes in your life!
(888) 323-7161
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Offers online therapy
Are alcohol and/or drugs interfering with your life? Are you using substances when you are depressed, anxious, or overwhelmed? Are you looking for ways to improve relationships, mood, and personal well-being? Are you looking for a compassionate and experienced professional counsellor to make positive changes in your life? Utilizing evidence-based therapeutic methods (CBT, MI, and Mindfulness), my private practice will help you examine your personal goals, work towards empowering you to address your substance use to build healthy relationships, sustain and maintain sobriety, and to make positive changes in your life!
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Dean E Anderson
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, CCAC Verified
Offers online therapy
If you are focused on an abstinence-based recovery from drugs and alcohol and are confused about the processes of change or how to get started and then maintain it, then we should talk. I specialize in helping those that have difficulty with navigation of harm-reduction or the 12 step process by aiding in the creation of a long-term plan focused on the quality of life while not using psychoactive substances. If you are confused by the concept of addiction recovery please set up a free consultation to help you to understand what's next. *Privacy and confidentiality are of the utmost importance to me and all of my clients.*
(226) 798-5001
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Offers online therapy
If you are focused on an abstinence-based recovery from drugs and alcohol and are confused about the processes of change or how to get started and then maintain it, then we should talk. I specialize in helping those that have difficulty with navigation of harm-reduction or the 12 step process by aiding in the creation of a long-term plan focused on the quality of life while not using psychoactive substances. If you are confused by the concept of addiction recovery please set up a free consultation to help you to understand what's next. *Privacy and confidentiality are of the utmost importance to me and all of my clients.*
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The Thoughts
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, ACWD Verified
Offers online therapy
The Thoughts is an outpatient rehab services where help is provided through counselling and therapy to those who need help to manage their addictions (substance / behaviour) and anger issues. The Thoughts helps its clients of all age groups to identify their triggers and develop coping skills to manage their addictions (substance / behaviour) and anger.
(647) 930-1467
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Offers online therapy
The Thoughts is an outpatient rehab services where help is provided through counselling and therapy to those who need help to manage their addictions (substance / behaviour) and anger issues. The Thoughts helps its clients of all age groups to identify their triggers and develop coping skills to manage their addictions (substance / behaviour) and anger.
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Robert E. McArthur
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, RSSW, CCAC, ICADC
Robert grew up in an alcoholic home, and then became a substance abuser himself. In 1988 he embarked on a road to recovery. Since becoming clean and sober, Robert returned to school and with his education and experience, he began working in the addiction profession in 1990. He has experience with in-patient, outpatient, individual & group counselling, as well as lecturing and facilitating workshops. Using his educational background accompanied with his addiction experience, he is helping others on their own road to recovery. He is now an International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor and is a Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor.
(519) 635-5622
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Robert grew up in an alcoholic home, and then became a substance abuser himself. In 1988 he embarked on a road to recovery. Since becoming clean and sober, Robert returned to school and with his education and experience, he began working in the addiction profession in 1990. He has experience with in-patient, outpatient, individual & group counselling, as well as lecturing and facilitating workshops. Using his educational background accompanied with his addiction experience, he is helping others on their own road to recovery. He is now an International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor and is a Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor.
Thecompassionproject.ca
Registered Psychotherapist, EdD, CCC-S, CCS-AC, RP Verified
Offers online therapy
Trauma specific therapy downtown and online! You have dedicated your life's work on the front lines, helping others in your community. You are a community member, counsellor, social worker, a teacher, a therapist, a police officer or paramedic, a nurse, a physician, a peer support worker, etc. We are skilled professionals who have specialized in working with helpers. We often call ourselves "therapists for therapists". We also work with first responders, teachers and healthcare professionals. We have understanding of the costs of caring and can support you while you are carrying the trauma stories of your clients or community.
(289) 274-9828
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Offers online therapy
Trauma specific therapy downtown and online! You have dedicated your life's work on the front lines, helping others in your community. You are a community member, counsellor, social worker, a teacher, a therapist, a police officer or paramedic, a nurse, a physician, a peer support worker, etc. We are skilled professionals who have specialized in working with helpers. We often call ourselves "therapists for therapists". We also work with first responders, teachers and healthcare professionals. We have understanding of the costs of caring and can support you while you are carrying the trauma stories of your clients or community.
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Eleni Ionides - Addictions Specialist
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, CCAC, BA Verified
Offers online therapy
Are you stuck in old behavior patterns and unable to move forward? Is your substance use interfering with your life and goals? Choosing the right therapist for you is essential to the success of your recovery. I am a Canadian Certified Addictions Counsellor (C.C.A.C) with over 10 years experience in the field of addictions in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. I completed my BA in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario and my Post Graduate Diploma in Addictions Treatment and Prevention from Georgian College.
(647) 952-6539
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Offers online therapy
Are you stuck in old behavior patterns and unable to move forward? Is your substance use interfering with your life and goals? Choosing the right therapist for you is essential to the success of your recovery. I am a Canadian Certified Addictions Counsellor (C.C.A.C) with over 10 years experience in the field of addictions in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. I completed my BA in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario and my Post Graduate Diploma in Addictions Treatment and Prevention from Georgian College.
Steve Rose
PhD, MA, BA
Offers online therapy
You may find yourself using substances or behaviours to cope with underlying issues. Getting short-term relief at a long-term cost, you start to wonder if it's worth it. If it has been affecting your relationships, health, or productivity, you may have tried to stop, but it can be frustrating if you keep finding yourself back where you started. Counselling can help remove mental barriers, allowing you to break free from these habits. Freedom from addictive substances or behaviours allows you to gain a sense of control, clarity, and confidence, so you can start living the life you want.
(226) 401-8143
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Offers online therapy
You may find yourself using substances or behaviours to cope with underlying issues. Getting short-term relief at a long-term cost, you start to wonder if it's worth it. If it has been affecting your relationships, health, or productivity, you may have tried to stop, but it can be frustrating if you keep finding yourself back where you started. Counselling can help remove mental barriers, allowing you to break free from these habits. Freedom from addictive substances or behaviours allows you to gain a sense of control, clarity, and confidence, so you can start living the life you want.
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Glenn Mitges
PhD, OAMHP
Offers online therapy
Glenn Mitges, Ph.D (Psy) interventions are based on care, concern, understanding and love. However, if the client is refusing help, Glenn will tell the client the true state of their reality in a no holds bar sort of way. It is important that the client grasps the seriousness of their addiction and how it is affecting their life. He works with the family to find out exactly how the addicted person’s behaviours are having negative consequences not only on themselves but for everyone around them. Glenn works with the family to the state to the client that their addiction will no longer be tolerated and serious consequences will apply.
(905) 581-1043
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Glenn Mitges, Ph.D (Psy) interventions are based on care, concern, understanding and love. However, if the client is refusing help, Glenn will tell the client the true state of their reality in a no holds bar sort of way. It is important that the client grasps the seriousness of their addiction and how it is affecting their life. He works with the family to find out exactly how the addicted person’s behaviours are having negative consequences not only on themselves but for everyone around them. Glenn works with the family to the state to the client that their addiction will no longer be tolerated and serious consequences will apply.

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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 Ontario or for an Ontario 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 Ontario alcohol abuse therapists, alcohol abuse psychologists and Ontario alcohol abuse counsellors. They can help with alcoholics in Ontario, drug alcohol abuse, teenage alcohol abuse, substance and alcohol abuse and treatments for alcohol abuse in Ontario. 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 Ontario or joining AA ( Ontario Alcoholics Anonymous).

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


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