Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP, RP-Q Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
***Currently offering Phone and Online Video sessions. If you are a Front Line Worker go to https://covid19therapists.com/ for Free Therapy over the Phone.*** When we feel overwhelmed, resentful, anxious, or unhappy, our emotions are telling us that something isn't right. Usually that is because we have started making decisions that are intended to protect us from feeling pain that we have felt before, pain that was too much too bare. When we discover what these patterns in our behaviour or relationships are, and what the pain or fear is that is underneath them, it can open up space for joy, creativity, and peace.
Coping Skills
(289) 803-3332
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
***Currently offering Phone and Online Video sessions. If you are a Front Line Worker go to https://covid19therapists.com/ for Free Therapy over the Phone.*** When we feel overwhelmed, resentful, anxious, or unhappy, our emotions are telling us that something isn't right. Usually that is because we have started making decisions that are intended to protect us from feeling pain that we have felt before, pain that was too much too bare. When we discover what these patterns in our behaviour or relationships are, and what the pain or fear is that is underneath them, it can open up space for joy, creativity, and peace.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP, BA, CPGC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits in an attempt to cope. My approach focuses on learning to effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships and on living life in a manner consistent with your values. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Coping Skills
(289) 677-1922
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits in an attempt to cope. My approach focuses on learning to effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships and on living life in a manner consistent with your values. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
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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.
Coping Skills
(289) 809-6955
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
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.
Photo of Sasha Reback, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
Coping Skills
(289) 804-3654
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
Photo of Mind Matters Psychotherapy & Creative Education, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Mind Matters Psychotherapy & Creative Education has a team of Clinical Therapists who are dedicate to working with clients in unique ways which are tailored to the clients individual strengths and challenges. We have a diverse team of professionals such as Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Nurse Psychotherapists, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Accredited Music Therapist, and a Hynotherapist.
Coping Skills
(365) 300-1758
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Mind Matters Psychotherapy & Creative Education has a team of Clinical Therapists who are dedicate to working with clients in unique ways which are tailored to the clients individual strengths and challenges. We have a diverse team of professionals such as Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Nurse Psychotherapists, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Accredited Music Therapist, and a Hynotherapist.
MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I acknowledge the courage and strength required to engage in therapy - the strength to journey into and through our pain, and the courage to explore our vulnerability with a therapist we first encounter as a stranger. For this reason, I consider the therapeutic relationship the most powerful source of healing, it is the center of my work with clients. Through the safety and strength of this relationship I support you to explore your unique challenges with the empathy and compassion necessary to transcending struggle and building resilience.
Coping Skills
(289) 212-6244
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
I acknowledge the courage and strength required to engage in therapy - the strength to journey into and through our pain, and the courage to explore our vulnerability with a therapist we first encounter as a stranger. For this reason, I consider the therapeutic relationship the most powerful source of healing, it is the center of my work with clients. Through the safety and strength of this relationship I support you to explore your unique challenges with the empathy and compassion necessary to transcending struggle and building resilience.
Photo of Sirtonski Wellness Space, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
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.
Coping Skills
(289) 806-3925
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
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.
Photo of Brittany Sirtonski, Registered Psychotherapist
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**
Coping Skills
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
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**
Photo of Iren Karki
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
**Offering sliding scale rates** I work with a broad range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body-image, life transitions, and challenging family or life circumstances. I strongly believe that my clients have the power to bring about positive change in their own lives. I am here to encourage and empower them throughout the sessions together. I do my best to foster a safe and open space where change can occur.
Coping Skills
(365) 804-5290
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
**Offering sliding scale rates** I work with a broad range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body-image, life transitions, and challenging family or life circumstances. I strongly believe that my clients have the power to bring about positive change in their own lives. I am here to encourage and empower them throughout the sessions together. I do my best to foster a safe and open space where change can occur.
Photo of Ashley Henderson, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Feeling overwhelmed, slowed down, hopeless or alone? Well you are not alone. My role is to walk with you down the path of self-understanding, acceptance and fulfillment. My goal is to help you take control back over your life and empower you to move forward down the path you want to create for yourself. I work primarily with adults, teenagers, and children who are experiencing anxiety, depression, conflict within relationships, issues related to self-esteem and body image, dealing with the emotional impact of divorce and people who are in general just feeling overwhelmed within their daily life.
Coping Skills
(289) 277-2806
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Feeling overwhelmed, slowed down, hopeless or alone? Well you are not alone. My role is to walk with you down the path of self-understanding, acceptance and fulfillment. My goal is to help you take control back over your life and empower you to move forward down the path you want to create for yourself. I work primarily with adults, teenagers, and children who are experiencing anxiety, depression, conflict within relationships, issues related to self-esteem and body image, dealing with the emotional impact of divorce and people who are in general just feeling overwhelmed within their daily life.
Photo of Joshua Johnston, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Coping Skills
(289) 312-8967
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Photo of Sarah Mogg, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience life difficulties and stressors, sometimes leading to increased worry, a low mood and/or general unhappiness and discontentment. Engaging in psychotherapy can assist with creating a new perspective as well as the development of coping strategies, goals and the exploration of strengths and values. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with youth and adults experiencing difficulties with substance use, depression, anxiety, stress and general emotion management concerns.
Coping Skills
(289) 512-2438
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
We all experience life difficulties and stressors, sometimes leading to increased worry, a low mood and/or general unhappiness and discontentment. Engaging in psychotherapy can assist with creating a new perspective as well as the development of coping strategies, goals and the exploration of strengths and values. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with youth and adults experiencing difficulties with substance use, depression, anxiety, stress and general emotion management concerns.
Photo of Dylan Zambrano, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Life is full of demands and responsibilities that can feel overwhelming. Emotions and negative thoughts can interfere with you feeling and performing at your best. You want something to change but untangling these patterns seems too difficult. Mental health doesn’t have to be this hard. When you learn to harness your emotions and thoughts they can begin to work with you and not against you, allowing you to take ownership of your life. I believe this resilience is a skill we all have the capacity to acquire. My goal is to make quality mental health therapy simple and effective, so you can live a happier and more productive life.
Coping Skills
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Life is full of demands and responsibilities that can feel overwhelming. Emotions and negative thoughts can interfere with you feeling and performing at your best. You want something to change but untangling these patterns seems too difficult. Mental health doesn’t have to be this hard. When you learn to harness your emotions and thoughts they can begin to work with you and not against you, allowing you to take ownership of your life. I believe this resilience is a skill we all have the capacity to acquire. My goal is to make quality mental health therapy simple and effective, so you can live a happier and more productive life.
Photo of Nicole Filipe, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you looking for support for yourself or a loved one? To better manage and understand challenges that you may be facing. I believe it takes courage and dedication to come into therapy and as a therapist I work hard to foster a safe and collaborative environment where we work together in finding ways to manage whatever is bringing you into therapy. I have over 12 years of clinical experience working with individuals and their families. I have a specialization in child and adolescent mental health; working with children, adolescents and their families as well as with transitional aged youth (up to 25 years).
Coping Skills
(647) 696-7134
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Are you looking for support for yourself or a loved one? To better manage and understand challenges that you may be facing. I believe it takes courage and dedication to come into therapy and as a therapist I work hard to foster a safe and collaborative environment where we work together in finding ways to manage whatever is bringing you into therapy. I have over 12 years of clinical experience working with individuals and their families. I have a specialization in child and adolescent mental health; working with children, adolescents and their families as well as with transitional aged youth (up to 25 years).
Photo of Dawn Bernard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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.
Coping Skills
(647) 697-4093
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
"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.
Photo of Preethy Benjamin, Registered Psychotherapist
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.
Coping Skills
(289) 278-6921
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
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.
Photo of Cathy Shurie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RSSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Coping Skills
(289) 769-9570
Verified
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Photo of Vanessa Robson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Since 2007, I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families to facilitate positive change within their lives. My professional experience includes providing therapy in the culturally-diverse communities of Fort Lauderdale and Toronto. With empathy and a respect for self-determination, I am committed to building a trusting relationship with my clients so that they feel safe to share their experiences, identify patterns in their lives, and explore opportunities for personal growth.
Coping Skills
(905) 655-0752
Verified
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Since 2007, I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families to facilitate positive change within their lives. My professional experience includes providing therapy in the culturally-diverse communities of Fort Lauderdale and Toronto. With empathy and a respect for self-determination, I am committed to building a trusting relationship with my clients so that they feel safe to share their experiences, identify patterns in their lives, and explore opportunities for personal growth.
Photo of Kaysia Taylor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
If you are experiencing emotional challenges that are getting in the way of the things you want to do, going where you want to or just causing you discomfort, we can work together to get you feeling better again. Dealing with these feelings/difficulties can be overwhelming; so I want to help tap into your internal resources and strengths to meet your goals, relieve your distress and improve your coping skills. I use psychotherapy treatments that are heavily researched & effective (i.e. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness etc.) to treat depression, anxiety & other related emotional difficulties.
Coping Skills
(647) 360-6613
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
If you are experiencing emotional challenges that are getting in the way of the things you want to do, going where you want to or just causing you discomfort, we can work together to get you feeling better again. Dealing with these feelings/difficulties can be overwhelming; so I want to help tap into your internal resources and strengths to meet your goals, relieve your distress and improve your coping skills. I use psychotherapy treatments that are heavily researched & effective (i.e. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness etc.) to treat depression, anxiety & other related emotional difficulties.
Photo of SpiritLed Psychotherapy, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BAPsych, M EXAT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My own life experiences have led me on this journey. Since I can remember I have always had a heart to see people living the life they were meant to live and witness that potential in those that choose to work with me. I have been led to work in many parts of the world from India, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Malawi and right here in Toronto and the Durham Region directly with underprivileged, homeless or at-risk youth, survivors of human trafficking, people from different developmental stages and life transitions including seniors in long-term care. Sometimes things happen in life and we do not know how to unpack everything ourselves.
Coping Skills
(365) 653-0510
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
My own life experiences have led me on this journey. Since I can remember I have always had a heart to see people living the life they were meant to live and witness that potential in those that choose to work with me. I have been led to work in many parts of the world from India, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Malawi and right here in Toronto and the Durham Region directly with underprivileged, homeless or at-risk youth, survivors of human trafficking, people from different developmental stages and life transitions including seniors in long-term care. Sometimes things happen in life and we do not know how to unpack everything ourselves.

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Coping Skills Counsellors
With coping skills or coping mechanisms, we learn to overcome issues like stress, depression, anger or anxiety.

Pro-active coping involves dealing with a problem by using constructive coping activities such as planning, confrontation, self-control and restraint. Overuse of coping mechanisms, like avoiding problems or working obsessively, can exasperate the weakness.

Emotion based coping skills reduce symptoms by addressing our feelings e.g. discussing the issues, distraction, relaxation, reframing or humor can all help. But negative coping mechanisms, which tend to be impulsive, like denial, projection, rationalization, repression or wishful thinking can make the underlying problem worse.

Some coping methods are more like bad habits than constructive life skills e.g. drinking and drugs. Other examples might include skin biting, nail biting or hair pulling (trichotillomania).

If you find it hard to cope or are having trouble coping, counsellors in L1N can help develop constructive coping skills for children, coping skills for kids and life coping skills.

If you're looking for help with coping skills in L1N or for a L1N coping skills counsellor, these professionals provide coping strategies. They include L1N coping skills counsellors, coping skills psychologists, coping skills psychotherapists and coping skills therapists.

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

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