Psychologist, MSc , R Psyc Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I am a registered clinical psychologist with extensive experience working with adults ages 19 years and older. I have had the privilege of working in many different settings, including hospital, community mental health, school, university and private practice. My goal is to ensure a safe, compassionate, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. I believe that such a relationship facilitates healing and meaningful growth, as clients explore ways to cope and deal with life's challenges.The process of therapy fosters a safe environment that allows individuals to have the courage to be vulnerable and make changes.
(902) 906-2742
Verified

Bedford, NS B4A
I am a registered clinical psychologist with extensive experience working with adults ages 19 years and older. I have had the privilege of working in many different settings, including hospital, community mental health, school, university and private practice. My goal is to ensure a safe, compassionate, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. I believe that such a relationship facilitates healing and meaningful growth, as clients explore ways to cope and deal with life's challenges.The process of therapy fosters a safe environment that allows individuals to have the courage to be vulnerable and make changes.
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Counsellor, MC, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Clients often tell me that what has helped them most when talking with me is that they felt heard and understood – not judged. I help people who long to ignite a long-lasting, caring relationship with themselves and others but often find it easier to be critical than compassionate. I support people to embrace compassion for themselves and others, so they can repair relationships and invite joy back into their lives. In our busy world, where everyone asks us to “connect” on social media, it is easy to feel disconnected – from our friends, from family, from colleagues, from our own emotions.
(902) 200-6266
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Bedford, NS B4A
Clients often tell me that what has helped them most when talking with me is that they felt heard and understood – not judged. I help people who long to ignite a long-lasting, caring relationship with themselves and others but often find it easier to be critical than compassionate. I support people to embrace compassion for themselves and others, so they can repair relationships and invite joy back into their lives. In our busy world, where everyone asks us to “connect” on social media, it is easy to feel disconnected – from our friends, from family, from colleagues, from our own emotions.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Your kids are freaking out after what happened, and you don’t know how to comfort them. You’re already exhausted after parenting through a pandemic for the last month and emotionally worn out. Now you’re feeling rattled because you never expected so much to strike so close to home. Your sensitive child is taking everything to heart and is very upset. It can feel overwhelming to search for words to reassure them. Nothing you try seems to comfort them for very long and you’re not sure if you’re even on the right track. If any of these challenges sound like what you're going through, please know that counselling can help.
(902) 700-5579
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Bedford, NS B4A
Your kids are freaking out after what happened, and you don’t know how to comfort them. You’re already exhausted after parenting through a pandemic for the last month and emotionally worn out. Now you’re feeling rattled because you never expected so much to strike so close to home. Your sensitive child is taking everything to heart and is very upset. It can feel overwhelming to search for words to reassure them. Nothing you try seems to comfort them for very long and you’re not sure if you’re even on the right track. If any of these challenges sound like what you're going through, please know that counselling can help.
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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.
(902) 907-5568
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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.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I believe that every individual is the expert of their own life, and you don't need someone to tell you how to live it. In your heart, you know what inspires you and makes you feel alive. But sometimes you get stuck or steered off track by difficult thoughts and feelings. It's hard and it happens to all of us.
(902) 500-6332
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Bedford, NS B4A
I believe that every individual is the expert of their own life, and you don't need someone to tell you how to live it. In your heart, you know what inspires you and makes you feel alive. But sometimes you get stuck or steered off track by difficult thoughts and feelings. It's hard and it happens to all of us.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be hard. My purpose is to help you reach your goals, experience more happiness, and feel greater satisfaction with your life. For some, this may include getting to a place of peace and healing. My work over the last 15 years has included working with victims of crime, especially those who have experienced domestic and sexualized violence. I use a trauma-informed approach which means if you have experienced trauma, you can find comfort in knowing that I can recognize its symptoms and acknowledge the impact it has on your life. I will give you a space where you can share your biggest challenges or your darkest moments.
(902) 903-2610
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Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be hard. My purpose is to help you reach your goals, experience more happiness, and feel greater satisfaction with your life. For some, this may include getting to a place of peace and healing. My work over the last 15 years has included working with victims of crime, especially those who have experienced domestic and sexualized violence. I use a trauma-informed approach which means if you have experienced trauma, you can find comfort in knowing that I can recognize its symptoms and acknowledge the impact it has on your life. I will give you a space where you can share your biggest challenges or your darkest moments.
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Counsellor, BAPsy, MFCS, GSC, CRLC Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I specialize in relationship issues, grief/loss and mindfulness. I am a certified grief support counselor, relationship coach and mindfulness life coach. I am unique in that I also have a masters in gerontology which focuses on aging and health, psychology and relationships as we age. I am currently working towards my marriage and family therapy LMFT designation; which is a specialization in marriage and family therapy. I offer a vast array of tools that will help you with your relationship and or grief and loss. I am also a certified divorce recovery specialist and trained in couple and individual infidelity recovery.
(902) 906-2829
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Bedford, NS B4A
I specialize in relationship issues, grief/loss and mindfulness. I am a certified grief support counselor, relationship coach and mindfulness life coach. I am unique in that I also have a masters in gerontology which focuses on aging and health, psychology and relationships as we age. I am currently working towards my marriage and family therapy LMFT designation; which is a specialization in marriage and family therapy. I offer a vast array of tools that will help you with your relationship and or grief and loss. I am also a certified divorce recovery specialist and trained in couple and individual infidelity recovery.
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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.
(902) 901-5369
Verified
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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.
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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.
(902) 901-5581
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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.
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Counsellor, MEd, RCT-C, CCC Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Hi, my name is Jenna, owner and Counselling Therapist at Mountain View Counselling. I provide a warm, caring and genuine approach to therapy. My focus is on ensuring you feel heard, respected and valued. I offer support to parents/caregivers, couples and children. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, parenting, a life transition, or looking to improve and strengthen your relationships, I'm here to support and guide you on your journey.
(902) 901-5906
Verified
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Bedford, NS B4A
Hi, my name is Jenna, owner and Counselling Therapist at Mountain View Counselling. I provide a warm, caring and genuine approach to therapy. My focus is on ensuring you feel heard, respected and valued. I offer support to parents/caregivers, couples and children. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, parenting, a life transition, or looking to improve and strengthen your relationships, I'm here to support and guide you on your journey.
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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.
(902) 707-1199
Verified
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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.
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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)
(902) 346-2158
Verified
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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)
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW, MSW, BSW, TIYT Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I work with individuals aged 16 + who are seeking tools to self-regulate, to find calm or reduce anxiety, to build safety in their lives and relationships, or to understand the impact of trauma in their lives. Some individuals choose to process their trauma experiences, and others choose to reduce triggers and impacts and develop tools and skills to maintain a more balanced life. All of my client relationships are built on a strong foundation of trust, honesty, non-judgement, respect, and transparency.
(902) 915-7220
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Bedford, NS B4A
I work with individuals aged 16 + who are seeking tools to self-regulate, to find calm or reduce anxiety, to build safety in their lives and relationships, or to understand the impact of trauma in their lives. Some individuals choose to process their trauma experiences, and others choose to reduce triggers and impacts and develop tools and skills to maintain a more balanced life. All of my client relationships are built on a strong foundation of trust, honesty, non-judgement, respect, and transparency.
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Counsellor, PhD, Psych, MA, RCT Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Dr Mike's extensive clinical experience has allowed him the honour of supporting/guiding his clients with empathy & compassion for over 40 yrs. His commitment, insight & warmth extends outside his practice as his authenticity and caring nature help his clients to feel connected and understood. Dr Mike is committed to building a trusted therapeutic relationship that enhances personal growth while identifying underlying issues causing distress or discomfort in your life. Connect with Dr Mike today to begin your journey to wholeness and authenticity. "Life Happens...And Dr Mike Can Help!"
(902) 346-2158
Verified
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Bedford, NS B4A
Dr Mike's extensive clinical experience has allowed him the honour of supporting/guiding his clients with empathy & compassion for over 40 yrs. His commitment, insight & warmth extends outside his practice as his authenticity and caring nature help his clients to feel connected and understood. Dr Mike is committed to building a trusted therapeutic relationship that enhances personal growth while identifying underlying issues causing distress or discomfort in your life. Connect with Dr Mike today to begin your journey to wholeness and authenticity. "Life Happens...And Dr Mike Can Help!"
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
On the outside, you look like you have it all together, but truth is, on the inside you're a mess. You used to pride yourself on being able to balance a successful career, kids and a healthy relationship. But now, you feel burnt out and anxious; your worries are always rolling around in your mind. Lately, you've been more irritable and frustrated toward your kids and spouse, which makes you feel terrible. Worse yet, you've completely forgotten about yourself. It feels like you are drowning under the weight of your problems and you are desperate to get free. You never imagined yourself seeing a therapist, but you know you need help.
(902) 600-2653
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Bedford, NS B4A
On the outside, you look like you have it all together, but truth is, on the inside you're a mess. You used to pride yourself on being able to balance a successful career, kids and a healthy relationship. But now, you feel burnt out and anxious; your worries are always rolling around in your mind. Lately, you've been more irritable and frustrated toward your kids and spouse, which makes you feel terrible. Worse yet, you've completely forgotten about yourself. It feels like you are drowning under the weight of your problems and you are desperate to get free. You never imagined yourself seeing a therapist, but you know you need help.
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Counsellor, MEd, MACP, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be messy sometimes. Let Deirdre help you manage your head. Explore and understand your personal patterns, feelings, beliefs and behaviours. Consistent or recurring negative thoughts, overwhelming feelings, impulsive behaviours, pain, fatigue, loss of short-term memory and self-harm are just a few symptoms that therapy can help with. Challenge influential memories and heal inter-generational trauma in a safe, confidential environment.
(902) 201-8770
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Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be messy sometimes. Let Deirdre help you manage your head. Explore and understand your personal patterns, feelings, beliefs and behaviours. Consistent or recurring negative thoughts, overwhelming feelings, impulsive behaviours, pain, fatigue, loss of short-term memory and self-harm are just a few symptoms that therapy can help with. Challenge influential memories and heal inter-generational trauma in a safe, confidential environment.
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Psychologist, PhD, RPsych Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Dr. Connors trained specifically in working with children, adolescents, and families while completing her Ph.D. In Clinical-Developmental Psychology at York University. She works with children, adolescents, young adults, parents, and families with a range of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, behaviour problems, adjustment difficulties, and parenting concerns. As a mom, spouse, and professional Dr. Connors holds a strong belief in the role of attachment relationships and works to support and empower parents to foster strong connections with their children. *Read more about Dr. Connors here: www.bedfordtherapy.ca
(902) 702-3772
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Bedford, NS B4A
Dr. Connors trained specifically in working with children, adolescents, and families while completing her Ph.D. In Clinical-Developmental Psychology at York University. She works with children, adolescents, young adults, parents, and families with a range of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, behaviour problems, adjustment difficulties, and parenting concerns. As a mom, spouse, and professional Dr. Connors holds a strong belief in the role of attachment relationships and works to support and empower parents to foster strong connections with their children. *Read more about Dr. Connors here: www.bedfordtherapy.ca
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MA , BAHons Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I take great pleasure in my work, my approach is practical, transparent and collaborative. I see therapy as intensive individual training, investment to assist you to become your own therapist: to develop the ability to think for yourself, to find your own voice, to give yourself time to cultivate the courage to follow it. I will be there to support you and keep you accountable to your therapy goals. I encourage resilience, self direction, awareness, understanding, applying compassion to yourself and others. I promote making informed decisions, creating clear, concrete plans and taking immediate action towards a better future.
(438) 600-2892
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Bedford, NS B4A
I take great pleasure in my work, my approach is practical, transparent and collaborative. I see therapy as intensive individual training, investment to assist you to become your own therapist: to develop the ability to think for yourself, to find your own voice, to give yourself time to cultivate the courage to follow it. I will be there to support you and keep you accountable to your therapy goals. I encourage resilience, self direction, awareness, understanding, applying compassion to yourself and others. I promote making informed decisions, creating clear, concrete plans and taking immediate action towards a better future.
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Bedford, NS B4A
Addiction, Grief, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Chronic Illness, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Family support for neurodiversity moving to care, Racial Identity, Reintegration Relationship Issues, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dissociative Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders.
(902) 706-8280
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Bedford, NS B4A
Addiction, Grief, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Chronic Illness, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Family support for neurodiversity moving to care, Racial Identity, Reintegration Relationship Issues, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dissociative Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders.
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Counsellor, MEd , RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Marlene Johns is a Registered Counselling Therapist who works with adults, young clients (children/adolescents), and families experiencing difficulty with issues related to anxiety, depression, traumatic stress, self-esteem, low self-confidence, anger, aggression, social anxiety, fears, grief and loss, separation/divorce, adoption/stepfamily issues, major life transitions, and family conflicts which may be preventing them from living a happier and healthier life.
(902) 346-2158
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Bedford, NS B4A
Marlene Johns is a Registered Counselling Therapist who works with adults, young clients (children/adolescents), and families experiencing difficulty with issues related to anxiety, depression, traumatic stress, self-esteem, low self-confidence, anger, aggression, social anxiety, fears, grief and loss, separation/divorce, adoption/stepfamily issues, major life transitions, and family conflicts which may be preventing them from living a happier and healthier life.

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