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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 707-1199
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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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Psychologist, MSc Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have been working in private practice for over 20 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment for older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of concerns. I am also the founder and director of Breathe Mindfulness Centre where I offer Mindfulness and Self-Compassion based therapeutic groups, workshops and classes. Areas of specialty include: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, mindful self-compassion, CBT, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/marital issues, and living an authentic, value driven life.
Children (6 to 10)
(866) 909-4868
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
I have been working in private practice for over 20 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment for older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of concerns. I am also the founder and director of Breathe Mindfulness Centre where I offer Mindfulness and Self-Compassion based therapeutic groups, workshops and classes. Areas of specialty include: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, mindful self-compassion, CBT, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/marital issues, and living an authentic, value driven life.
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Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage and strength! I am passionate about the community and its citizens. I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient, successful lives is important. One person, family, couple at a time! I encourage clients to change while identifying & removing the barriers/obstacles that keep them from health. I am committed to providing you with a confidential, supportive atmosphere & a non-judgmental environment. With a genuine & empathetic nature you will feel supported. Together we can invite change into your life. I value diverse backgrounds, world views and life experiences.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 701-8971
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage and strength! I am passionate about the community and its citizens. I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient, successful lives is important. One person, family, couple at a time! I encourage clients to change while identifying & removing the barriers/obstacles that keep them from health. I am committed to providing you with a confidential, supportive atmosphere & a non-judgmental environment. With a genuine & empathetic nature you will feel supported. Together we can invite change into your life. I value diverse backgrounds, world views and life experiences.
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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!
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 229-9598
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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!
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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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 700-5579
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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.
Photo of Valerie Hewitt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 907-5568
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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, BAHons, MDiv, MEd, CCC, RCT(c) Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be stressful and we all need someone to listen empathetically, assisting us to understand ourselves and also guiding us in finding the best solution for our difficulty. It is never too late to experience our best life ever. Wellness and wholeness awaits us and those we love!
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 707-0168
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
Life can be stressful and we all need someone to listen empathetically, assisting us to understand ourselves and also guiding us in finding the best solution for our difficulty. It is never too late to experience our best life ever. Wellness and wholeness awaits us and those we love!
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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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 909-0595
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4B
Children (6 to 10)
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, 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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 915-7242
Verified
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
**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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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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 901-5369
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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.
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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 901-5581
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4B
I view my role in therapy as that of a coach, who strives to help youth and their families to make meaningful changes in their lives. I value a collaborative approach, and always aim to foster a positive environment where clients feel supported in taking steps toward their goals. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, and offer treatment for anxiety, depression, coping with stress or life transitions, low self-esteem, behavioural challenges, and sleep difficulties. I also have expertise in working with youth experiencing challenges with chronic health conditions, medical and dental anxiety, medication taking, and pain.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 918-5546
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Bedford, NS B4B
Children (6 to 10)
I view my role in therapy as that of a coach, who strives to help youth and their families to make meaningful changes in their lives. I value a collaborative approach, and always aim to foster a positive environment where clients feel supported in taking steps toward their goals. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, and offer treatment for anxiety, depression, coping with stress or life transitions, low self-esteem, behavioural challenges, and sleep difficulties. I also have expertise in working with youth experiencing challenges with chronic health conditions, medical and dental anxiety, medication taking, and pain.
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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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 901-5906
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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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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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 908-5002
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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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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)
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 346-2158
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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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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
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 702-3772
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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
Photo of Lisa's - Holistic Rehab & Neurofeedback Inc., Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist, BScOT, MScOT Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
"I do things that I later regret." "I can't sit still." "Everything seems to distract me." "I read slowly and sometimes the words move on the page." "I avoid crowded places." "I get irritated by sounds." "The lights bother me." "My headaches or dizziness won't go away." We can help you overcome these challenges by getting to the root cause (not just treating the symptoms). Rehabilitate the brain by focusing on interventions that improve neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain to change itself). Providing cutting-edge rehabilitation such as Neurofeedback to children adults suffering from brain based disorders.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 702-5117
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
"I do things that I later regret." "I can't sit still." "Everything seems to distract me." "I read slowly and sometimes the words move on the page." "I avoid crowded places." "I get irritated by sounds." "The lights bother me." "My headaches or dizziness won't go away." We can help you overcome these challenges by getting to the root cause (not just treating the symptoms). Rehabilitate the brain by focusing on interventions that improve neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain to change itself). Providing cutting-edge rehabilitation such as Neurofeedback to children adults suffering from brain based disorders.
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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.
Children (6 to 10)
(226) 455-1434
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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.
Photo of Stephanie Dean-Moore, Counsellor
Counsellor, CCC, RCT-C, MAEd, MEd Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I am a nationally certified therapist working with individual clients and families of all ages, from five years of age onward. I work with people struggling with a range of issues, recognizing that each stage of life presents with it unique obstacles and joys. I employ play, creativity and the client's interests to create a non-threatening, respectful counselling environment. My mandate is to support each client as they take stock of their capabilities, face their challenges, and courageously step toward the changes they want to make happen in their lives.
Children (6 to 10)
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
I am a nationally certified therapist working with individual clients and families of all ages, from five years of age onward. I work with people struggling with a range of issues, recognizing that each stage of life presents with it unique obstacles and joys. I employ play, creativity and the client's interests to create a non-threatening, respectful counselling environment. My mandate is to support each client as they take stock of their capabilities, face their challenges, and courageously step toward the changes they want to make happen in their lives.
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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.
Children (6 to 10)
(902) 346-2158
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Bedford, NS B4A
Children (6 to 10)
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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Children (6 to 10) Counsellors
If you're looking for help with children or for a Bedford child counsellor these professionals provide help with child development, child learning and child education. They include child counsellors in Bedford, child psychologists, child psychotherapists and Bedford child therapists. They can help with child abuse, mother child issues, child neglect, child behaviour and child discipline. Child counselling in Bedford may include help with child behavioural issues, child family relationships and child sleep.

We often colloquially refer to our children as 'kids', and so may seek a Bedford counsellor for kids' learning issues or help with a kid's education. Such child counsellors can help with kid abuse, mother kid issues, kid neglect, kid behaviour and kid discipline. Kid counselling in Bedford may include help with kids' behavioural issues, kid family relationships and kids' sleep.

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.