Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I partner with clients whose goals range from healing body shame and disordered eating to enhancing athletic performance or adjusting to living with chronic illness. Throughout the process, we explore new ways of relating with yourself, examine any obstacles along the way, and take manageable steps towards your goals. You get to decide how healing, recovery and growth will look like for you. I am simply a guide as you implement meaningful change and discover your own advocate, carer, and champion from within.
Coping Skills
(289) 275-6691
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
I partner with clients whose goals range from healing body shame and disordered eating to enhancing athletic performance or adjusting to living with chronic illness. Throughout the process, we explore new ways of relating with yourself, examine any obstacles along the way, and take manageable steps towards your goals. You get to decide how healing, recovery and growth will look like for you. I am simply a guide as you implement meaningful change and discover your own advocate, carer, and champion from within.
Photo of Darlene Peel, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
My work with individuals and families began over twenty-five years ago. I have a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, where I majored in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. In addition to being a therapist, I am also a certified teacher in Ontario with a Specialist in Special Education. As a professional counsellor I have helped people with: loss and grief, couple conflict and communication, stress management, addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, parenting, family dynamics, trauma and abuse, life transitions, and self-esteem. An area of interest is working with families who have children with developmental differences.
Coping Skills
(289) 806-3250
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
My work with individuals and families began over twenty-five years ago. I have a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, where I majored in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. In addition to being a therapist, I am also a certified teacher in Ontario with a Specialist in Special Education. As a professional counsellor I have helped people with: loss and grief, couple conflict and communication, stress management, addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, parenting, family dynamics, trauma and abuse, life transitions, and self-esteem. An area of interest is working with families who have children with developmental differences.
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
(855) 854-4541
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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 Deborah Anne MacDonald, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RPC, MPCC, ATC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Within my practice I welcome adolescents, adults, couples and groups. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my clients, as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula. I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, and is aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and to move towards different more desirable outcomes.
Coping Skills
(855) 997-6841
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Within my practice I welcome adolescents, adults, couples and groups. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my clients, as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula. I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, and is aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and to move towards different more desirable outcomes.
Photo of Veronica Lowe, Counsellor
Counsellor, MC, RP, CCC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
It takes courage to begin therapy, and yet it is also your first step towards bringing about the change you desire. It takes belief in self that you are capable of becoming the person you want to be. I work with you to provide a safe, supportive environment that is based on trust that allows you to realize your own potential for growth beyond the difficulties you face. I have witnessed countless times clients who have shown how much they can overcome. Together we apply a mindfulness therapeutic approach, grounded in efficacy-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Therapy and other.
Coping Skills
(855) 914-2740
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
It takes courage to begin therapy, and yet it is also your first step towards bringing about the change you desire. It takes belief in self that you are capable of becoming the person you want to be. I work with you to provide a safe, supportive environment that is based on trust that allows you to realize your own potential for growth beyond the difficulties you face. I have witnessed countless times clients who have shown how much they can overcome. Together we apply a mindfulness therapeutic approach, grounded in efficacy-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Therapy and other.
Photo of Reflections Counselling and Psychotherapy Services, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CCC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Want to better cope with challenges related to anxiety, depression, or mood? We can empower you to overcome them, in English or French, by helping you to understand the challenge that you are facing, explore it, and better cope with it. We believe there is a way of living and of being, for each person, that promotes well being and minimizes distress. We are committed to empowering you to achieve this and live a better quality of life.
Coping Skills
(289) 274-7105
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Want to better cope with challenges related to anxiety, depression, or mood? We can empower you to overcome them, in English or French, by helping you to understand the challenge that you are facing, explore it, and better cope with it. We believe there is a way of living and of being, for each person, that promotes well being and minimizes distress. We are committed to empowering you to achieve this and live a better quality of life.
Photo of Sadaf Jamal, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), M.Sc., MPS, RYT, FIS, YACEP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Do you feel numb in times of emotional distress? 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 your 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, and soul.
Coping Skills
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Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Do you feel numb in times of emotional distress? 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 your 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, and soul.
Photo of Fatima Tahir, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My experience with people facing mental health challenges is both personal and professional. The challenges can be fueled by our internal predisposition or by the circumstances life puts us in. With a holistic and non-judgmental approach that addresses both your mental and social experiences in the world we can rebuild A LIFE YOU WANT TO LIVE and BE PRESENT FOR EACH DAY. In session, we will gain insight about what keeps you feeling hopeless and worthless. We will identify the emotions that make you feel stuck and teach you how to break free from that frozen state.
Coping Skills
(365) 655-0851 x3
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
My experience with people facing mental health challenges is both personal and professional. The challenges can be fueled by our internal predisposition or by the circumstances life puts us in. With a holistic and non-judgmental approach that addresses both your mental and social experiences in the world we can rebuild A LIFE YOU WANT TO LIVE and BE PRESENT FOR EACH DAY. In session, we will gain insight about what keeps you feeling hopeless and worthless. We will identify the emotions that make you feel stuck and teach you how to break free from that frozen state.
Photo of Michelle Nicholson
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 Valerie Morrison, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I believe that you have the ability to live your best and most fulfilling life with some support and guidance. Mental health is one of the most feared topics to discuss because of all the stigma and shame associated with struggling with mental and psychological wellness. My hope is that we can work together to identify, acknowledge and work through any of the struggles you are experiencing.
Coping Skills
(289) 768-2632
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
I believe that you have the ability to live your best and most fulfilling life with some support and guidance. Mental health is one of the most feared topics to discuss because of all the stigma and shame associated with struggling with mental and psychological wellness. My hope is that we can work together to identify, acknowledge and work through any of the struggles you are experiencing.
Photo of Tanya Smolkin, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
My passion is helping couples, children and families in distress find their unique voices and build positive relationships. I hold a Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Studies from the University of Guelph and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto. I have been practicing for over 15 years in both the private and public sectors including Children's Aid Society, Bridgepoint Health and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences. My practice is informed by a range of therapy models including, crisis formulation, conflict resolution, narrative and emotion focused therapies.
Coping Skills
(855) 463-0565
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
My passion is helping couples, children and families in distress find their unique voices and build positive relationships. I hold a Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Studies from the University of Guelph and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto. I have been practicing for over 15 years in both the private and public sectors including Children's Aid Society, Bridgepoint Health and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences. My practice is informed by a range of therapy models including, crisis formulation, conflict resolution, narrative and emotion focused therapies.
Photo of Megan Cameron, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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.
Coping Skills
(289) 312-8937
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
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.
Photo of Marcus Kupila, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Currently offering remote sessions (phone and video call). Accepting new clients. When most clients come to me they don't know where to start. Things have been difficult and they haven't been able to overcome their problems alone or with their friend's advice. My clients need someone to listen, someone who knows about the fake face, someone who can help them understand "why"; and help them find a way to get healthy. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology from OISE | UofT the University of Toronto where I learned to use research-supported methods to help clients be empowered. Clients are always the experts on themselves.
Coping Skills
(647) 696-6437
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Currently offering remote sessions (phone and video call). Accepting new clients. When most clients come to me they don't know where to start. Things have been difficult and they haven't been able to overcome their problems alone or with their friend's advice. My clients need someone to listen, someone who knows about the fake face, someone who can help them understand "why"; and help them find a way to get healthy. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology from OISE | UofT the University of Toronto where I learned to use research-supported methods to help clients be empowered. Clients are always the experts on themselves.
Photo of Julia Donovan, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, RP(Q) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I work collaboratively with people willing to engage in self-reflection who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, loss, self-esteem issues and interpersonal conflicts. From a stance of empathy and acceptance, I invite clients to practice self-compassion and aim to empower them to become their own agents of change and live more meaningful lives.
Coping Skills
(289) 312-8373
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
I work collaboratively with people willing to engage in self-reflection who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, loss, self-esteem issues and interpersonal conflicts. From a stance of empathy and acceptance, I invite clients to practice self-compassion and aim to empower them to become their own agents of change and live more meaningful lives.
Photo of Diane Biggs, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Welcome! I am a Registered Psychotherapist and trained grief counselor with Andrea Warnick Consulting. I am passionate about providing high quality, creative, and compassionate counselling services to support individuals of all ages during life's most difficult times. I have over ten years of experience providing counselling services to children, youth, adults, and families and am skilled in a variety of counselling methods to best suit your preferences, needs, and situation. I believe that individuals and families are resilient and will empower you to meet your goals.
Coping Skills
(365) 800-0762
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Welcome! I am a Registered Psychotherapist and trained grief counselor with Andrea Warnick Consulting. I am passionate about providing high quality, creative, and compassionate counselling services to support individuals of all ages during life's most difficult times. I have over ten years of experience providing counselling services to children, youth, adults, and families and am skilled in a variety of counselling methods to best suit your preferences, needs, and situation. I believe that individuals and families are resilient and will empower you to meet your goals.
Photo of Sheila Raitt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, HBA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Hello and welcome. I'm here to support you: overcome your current challenges, recover from the wounds you have sustained, heal the pain you carry. You don't have to do it alone. My clients explore a range of issues: stress, relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, anger, grief, overwhelm, & self-esteem. I work with adults healing the wounds of childhood: emotional, psychological, physical and sexual abuse, indifference, neglect, and other traumas. The healing process is a transformative one, involving an honest and open exploration of your thoughts and emotions; if you are ready to do this, we are likely a good therapeutic fit.
Coping Skills
(877) 659-2344
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Hello and welcome. I'm here to support you: overcome your current challenges, recover from the wounds you have sustained, heal the pain you carry. You don't have to do it alone. My clients explore a range of issues: stress, relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, anger, grief, overwhelm, & self-esteem. I work with adults healing the wounds of childhood: emotional, psychological, physical and sexual abuse, indifference, neglect, and other traumas. The healing process is a transformative one, involving an honest and open exploration of your thoughts and emotions; if you are ready to do this, we are likely a good therapeutic fit.
Photo of Connie Cancellara
BA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Have you ever felt stuck, alone, scared, or just needed someone to talk to? Dealing with mental health issues can be very challenging; but have no fear, Connie is here! As a compassionate and empathetic counselling student, she aims to help individuals find ways to cope with their struggles while identifying their strengths to overcome them and lead a positive and healthy lifestyle. Or, if you simply just need someone to talk to then you’re in luck -- she is a great listener and will have coffee or tea ready!
Coping Skills
(289) 274-5317
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Have you ever felt stuck, alone, scared, or just needed someone to talk to? Dealing with mental health issues can be very challenging; but have no fear, Connie is here! As a compassionate and empathetic counselling student, she aims to help individuals find ways to cope with their struggles while identifying their strengths to overcome them and lead a positive and healthy lifestyle. Or, if you simply just need someone to talk to then you’re in luck -- she is a great listener and will have coffee or tea ready!
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 The Insight Clinic, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, HBA, MEd, MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Therapy is a way out of feeling helpless and hopeless. As your therapist, my priority is getting you results. I focus on building a genuine, empathetic, and positive relationship with you that will bring out your strengths and move you to a better place. Whether for you or a loved one, seeking help to improve your relationships, emotional regulation, and quality of life can be daunting. It's normal to feel doubt. As a client-centered cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist, I use a non-judgemental approach that considers the influence of traumatic memories on current issues. This will shed light onto solutions you haven’t seen before.
Coping Skills
(289) 278-0853
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Therapy is a way out of feeling helpless and hopeless. As your therapist, my priority is getting you results. I focus on building a genuine, empathetic, and positive relationship with you that will bring out your strengths and move you to a better place. Whether for you or a loved one, seeking help to improve your relationships, emotional regulation, and quality of life can be daunting. It's normal to feel doubt. As a client-centered cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist, I use a non-judgemental approach that considers the influence of traumatic memories on current issues. This will shed light onto solutions you haven’t seen before.
Photo of Kristy Day, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
*Weekend sessions* Finding the right therapist and committing to the process of psychotherapy isn't easy. If you’re ready to develop insight and strategies in an accepting environment, l'm ready to use humour, energy, and warmth to supplement principles from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and other methods to customize an approach. I work with adults in many stressful circumstances, and particularly enjoy working with those newly diagnosed with a mood or anxiety disorder, supporting a loved one with mental illness, or having difficulty regulating their emotions.
Coping Skills
(289) 768-8921
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
*Weekend sessions* Finding the right therapist and committing to the process of psychotherapy isn't easy. If you’re ready to develop insight and strategies in an accepting environment, l'm ready to use humour, energy, and warmth to supplement principles from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and other methods to customize an approach. I work with adults in many stressful circumstances, and particularly enjoy working with those newly diagnosed with a mood or anxiety disorder, supporting a loved one with mental illness, or having difficulty regulating their emotions.

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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.