Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
If you are looking for an open minded, thoughtful and empathetic therapist, it's time to give me a call. I hold a Master's degree in Social Work from University of Windsor and over 15 years experience in mental health and community services. I have experience working with diverse client’s and have a passion for helping individuals, couples and families. Please note: I offer counselling via a secure video format or in the comfort of your own home.
Compassion Focused
(289) 312-8937
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
If you are looking for an open minded, thoughtful and empathetic therapist, it's time to give me a call. I hold a Master's degree in Social Work from University of Windsor and over 15 years experience in mental health and community services. I have experience working with diverse client’s and have a passion for helping individuals, couples and families. Please note: I offer counselling via a secure video format or in the comfort of your own home.
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BSc Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Suffering is a part of life. It is something we all have in common, yet can feel so alone and isolated in. It can present in many ways, whether it been through depression, anxiety, anger, and it can impact many areas of our lives such as activities of daily living, our ability to function socially and cognitively, and our adaptability to stress. For some, being resilient in the face of struggle comes naturally whereas for others, this is something we must actively work towards. Through the therapeutic process, I strive to help you to uncover your own resiliency and inner strength to persevere in the face of struggle.
Compassion Focused
(289) 809-6955
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
Suffering is a part of life. It is something we all have in common, yet can feel so alone and isolated in. It can present in many ways, whether it been through depression, anxiety, anger, and it can impact many areas of our lives such as activities of daily living, our ability to function socially and cognitively, and our adaptability to stress. For some, being resilient in the face of struggle comes naturally whereas for others, this is something we must actively work towards. Through the therapeutic process, I strive to help you to uncover your own resiliency and inner strength to persevere in the face of struggle.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA Hons, MACP, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Compassion Focused
(289) 806-3925
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
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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**
Compassion Focused
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
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**
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP, EMDR II Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
"Do you find yourself struggling to move past your past? Do you feel stuck in the depths of depression? Are you struggling to manage your anger? Are you exhausted from dealing with anxiety or PTSD? If so, I sincerely want to work WITH you to achieve the life, and the inner peace you deserve." For the past 14 years, I've had the privilege of witnessing people's courage to share their stories and lives with me. Through sharing your difficulties with a counsellor you trust, and being willing to be vulnerable in a therapeutic relationship, change happens.
Compassion Focused
(647) 697-4093
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
"Do you find yourself struggling to move past your past? Do you feel stuck in the depths of depression? Are you struggling to manage your anger? Are you exhausted from dealing with anxiety or PTSD? If so, I sincerely want to work WITH you to achieve the life, and the inner peace you deserve." For the past 14 years, I've had the privilege of witnessing people's courage to share their stories and lives with me. Through sharing your difficulties with a counsellor you trust, and being willing to be vulnerable in a therapeutic relationship, change happens.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP(Q) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with 9 years experience working with Children, Youth and their Family. As Carl Rogers quoted “People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” I believe we sometimes need a safe and trusting space to understand our inner struggles and recognize ways to cope. I see my professional role as helping individuals recognize their own strengths and beauty by being present with them in their mental health journey.
Compassion Focused
(289) 278-6921
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with 9 years experience working with Children, Youth and their Family. As Carl Rogers quoted “People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” I believe we sometimes need a safe and trusting space to understand our inner struggles and recognize ways to cope. I see my professional role as helping individuals recognize their own strengths and beauty by being present with them in their mental health journey.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MSc, MPS, RYT, FIS, YACEP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
*Due to high response, my current waitlist is 3 months* Are you exhausted from the same pattern of struggles repeating over and over? Are you feeling lost, anxious, worried, depressed, and not know who to turn to? Are you losing sleep, appetite, and mobility or do you look for solutions midnight in the fridge? I am willing to walk beside you in your journey of turning your struggles into strengths. In our therapeutic alliance, we can rediscover your healthier self which is already within you. We will take a holistic approach in psychotherapy to cater to your cultural and spiritual sensitivities in balancing your body, mind, & soul.
Compassion Focused
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Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
*Due to high response, my current waitlist is 3 months* Are you exhausted from the same pattern of struggles repeating over and over? Are you feeling lost, anxious, worried, depressed, and not know who to turn to? Are you losing sleep, appetite, and mobility or do you look for solutions midnight in the fridge? I am willing to walk beside you in your journey of turning your struggles into strengths. In our therapeutic alliance, we can rediscover your healthier self which is already within you. We will take a holistic approach in psychotherapy to cater to your cultural and spiritual sensitivities in balancing your body, mind, & soul.
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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.
Compassion Focused
(289) 205-1305
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
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.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, CHyp Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
The transition to parenthood can be exciting, but can also bring on feelings of anxiety, overwhelm and doubt, and many mothers feel isolated, exhausted and alone. As moms, we've been there: struggling to conceive, postpartum anxiety, the desire to do everything “right”, the constant worry about baby and wondering if what you're feeling is normal. We work with women and their partners in all phases of life, with a strong focus on the fertility, pregnancy, postpartum and parenting periods, and have received extensive Maternal Mental Health training and certification from Postpartum Support International in Perinatal Mental Health.
Compassion Focused
(289) 272-0391
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
The transition to parenthood can be exciting, but can also bring on feelings of anxiety, overwhelm and doubt, and many mothers feel isolated, exhausted and alone. As moms, we've been there: struggling to conceive, postpartum anxiety, the desire to do everything “right”, the constant worry about baby and wondering if what you're feeling is normal. We work with women and their partners in all phases of life, with a strong focus on the fertility, pregnancy, postpartum and parenting periods, and have received extensive Maternal Mental Health training and certification from Postpartum Support International in Perinatal Mental Health.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Blooming Minds Mental Health is here to help children, teens and transitional aged youth (18-25) along their journey towards mental health stability through video counselling, in-home, or in-office sessions. Blooming Minds believes in using evidence based clinical interventions to help people build their capacity to reach more balanced ways of thinking, feeling and behaving. The primary focus is to help people with mental health issues regain their confidence in their ability to cope with their emotions and to lead more positive and fulfilling lives.
Compassion Focused
(289) 312-0163
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
Blooming Minds Mental Health is here to help children, teens and transitional aged youth (18-25) along their journey towards mental health stability through video counselling, in-home, or in-office sessions. Blooming Minds believes in using evidence based clinical interventions to help people build their capacity to reach more balanced ways of thinking, feeling and behaving. The primary focus is to help people with mental health issues regain their confidence in their ability to cope with their emotions and to lead more positive and fulfilling lives.
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RN, BScN, MScN
Whitby, ON L1N
I am passionate about people and their overall well being. I work with youth and young adults who are transitioning from one phase in life to another (i.e. high-school to college/university or recently diagnosed with an illness or mental health disorder) and who are finding the change overwhelming and sometimes difficult to manage. I also work with individuals, families, and couples who are facing some of life’s tough realities such as the breakdown of a relationship, divorce, loss, grief, and bereavement. I also support people with a range of other mental health challenges like depression, anxiety disorders, and trauma.
Compassion Focused
(365) 400-8355
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
I am passionate about people and their overall well being. I work with youth and young adults who are transitioning from one phase in life to another (i.e. high-school to college/university or recently diagnosed with an illness or mental health disorder) and who are finding the change overwhelming and sometimes difficult to manage. I also work with individuals, families, and couples who are facing some of life’s tough realities such as the breakdown of a relationship, divorce, loss, grief, and bereavement. I also support people with a range of other mental health challenges like depression, anxiety disorders, and trauma.
Photo of Sharmila Jaihindraj, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you struggling with anxiety, addiction, grief, or depression? Have you experienced trauma or abuse? Are you in a high-conflict relationship? Are you a first responder or front-line worker who is exposed to long-term stress? Have your or partner experienced betrayal in your marriage? Is your relationship being derailed by constant fighting and poor communication? The difficulties that we experience in life directly impact our ability to thrive.Taking the first steps to heal are difficult - I am here to help.
Compassion Focused
(289) 806-5068 x5
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
Are you struggling with anxiety, addiction, grief, or depression? Have you experienced trauma or abuse? Are you in a high-conflict relationship? Are you a first responder or front-line worker who is exposed to long-term stress? Have your or partner experienced betrayal in your marriage? Is your relationship being derailed by constant fighting and poor communication? The difficulties that we experience in life directly impact our ability to thrive.Taking the first steps to heal are difficult - I am here to help.
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Art Therapist, ExAT, BA
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a creative arts therapist working with the expressive art therapy person-centered approach. I also have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts from York University. I have been working with people experiencing various levels of distress since 2017. I work out of The Insight Clinic in downtown Whitby. I have success in supporting clients to work through their challenges, build personal strengths and achieve balance and wholeness within their lives. I work with individuals and groups 18 years and older to address the following issues:
Compassion Focused
(289) 278-2449
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
I am a creative arts therapist working with the expressive art therapy person-centered approach. I also have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts from York University. I have been working with people experiencing various levels of distress since 2017. I work out of The Insight Clinic in downtown Whitby. I have success in supporting clients to work through their challenges, build personal strengths and achieve balance and wholeness within their lives. I work with individuals and groups 18 years and older to address the following issues:
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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!
Compassion Focused
(289) 273-0039
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
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!
Photo of Roisin McIlwee - Restorative Mind Body Connections, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
You may be struggling with feelings of sadness, hopelessness, fear or anger. If you’re facing a crisis, or feeling like life just shouldn’t be this difficult, then you have come to the right place. You didn't cause all of your life's problems, but the good news is that you don't have to wait for anyone to repair the impact of them. I work in a gentle, compassionate and non-judgmental way to help restore balance and connection to the mind and body. Once balance is restored, relationships – whether it be with self or others – begin to improve. Restoring connection is what creates a life of fulfilment and meaning.
Compassion Focused
(289) 206-2258
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
You may be struggling with feelings of sadness, hopelessness, fear or anger. If you’re facing a crisis, or feeling like life just shouldn’t be this difficult, then you have come to the right place. You didn't cause all of your life's problems, but the good news is that you don't have to wait for anyone to repair the impact of them. I work in a gentle, compassionate and non-judgmental way to help restore balance and connection to the mind and body. Once balance is restored, relationships – whether it be with self or others – begin to improve. Restoring connection is what creates a life of fulfilment and meaning.
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BSc, BEd, MDiv, MACP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
David Leung is a Master’s level counsellor with a background in public education and spiritual care. David works with many concerns, including anxiety, stress, mood, depression, grief, identity, and relationship difficulties.
Compassion Focused
(289) 274-5955
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
David Leung is a Master’s level counsellor with a background in public education and spiritual care. David works with many concerns, including anxiety, stress, mood, depression, grief, identity, and relationship difficulties.
Photo of Fatima Tahir, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you or your teenager struggling with anxiety, depression, or borderline personality disorder? Have you been drinking or abusing drugs in an effort to self-medicate? Do you need help managing stress, chronic pain, or the effects of trauma? You can identify the emotions that are holding you back and learn to cope successfully. If you need help recovering from difficult childhood experiences, sexual abuse, or other forms of trauma, contact me to get the help that you or your child need. Together, we will work on building your strengths, gaining insights, and building the coping skills that help you build a better life.
Compassion Focused
(365) 655-0851 x3
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
Are you or your teenager struggling with anxiety, depression, or borderline personality disorder? Have you been drinking or abusing drugs in an effort to self-medicate? Do you need help managing stress, chronic pain, or the effects of trauma? You can identify the emotions that are holding you back and learn to cope successfully. If you need help recovering from difficult childhood experiences, sexual abuse, or other forms of trauma, contact me to get the help that you or your child need. Together, we will work on building your strengths, gaining insights, and building the coping skills that help you build a better life.
Photo of Randi Micklewright
OCT, MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
(289) 210-5135
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
Photo of Dorothy During-Gibbs, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CYW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
I am Registered Social Worker with over 8years of experience working with diverse individuals, children, youth and families of all ages and backgrounds. I firmly believe healing and growth can be found through human connection. I also believe in fostering a safe and brave space that welcomes vulnerability, self-compassion and authenticity for all. No one should ever feel alone on their journey to healing, that is why I aspire to provide guidance to you as you acknowledge your strengths and resiliency in achieving your personal goal.
Compassion Focused
(365) 800-2395
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
I am Registered Social Worker with over 8years of experience working with diverse individuals, children, youth and families of all ages and backgrounds. I firmly believe healing and growth can be found through human connection. I also believe in fostering a safe and brave space that welcomes vulnerability, self-compassion and authenticity for all. No one should ever feel alone on their journey to healing, that is why I aspire to provide guidance to you as you acknowledge your strengths and resiliency in achieving your personal goal.
Photo of Sirtonski Wellness Space, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA Hons, MACP, ExA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Compassion Focused
(647) 952-9741
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Compassion Focused
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.

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