Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Relationships are hard. When things aren't going well, there's nothing more difficult than trying to deal with another person, especially someone you love. It can leave you feeling overwhelmed, confused, heartbroken and alone. It can get you questioning everything you ever thought was real about your relationship and wonder how you'll ever get things right side up again. Don't give up. I know it's not easy, but it can get better.
Coping Skills
(905) 963-3734
Verified

Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Relationships are hard. When things aren't going well, there's nothing more difficult than trying to deal with another person, especially someone you love. It can leave you feeling overwhelmed, confused, heartbroken and alone. It can get you questioning everything you ever thought was real about your relationship and wonder how you'll ever get things right side up again. Don't give up. I know it's not easy, but it can get better.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA PsyC, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
For 30 years I have had the privilege to work with many individuals, couples and families struggling through life transitions. I appreciate that life involves changes, turns, and bumps that sometimes we navigate easily; yet, at other times we feel more challenged. My combined passion, training, and expertise can benefit you. I will help you find your resilience and strength to work through relationship concerns, sexuality and intimacy concerns, aging, retirement, death and dying, or grief and loss. I have the utmost respect for the people I work with; I will offer acceptance, privacy and compassion.
Coping Skills
(905) 749-5625
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
For 30 years I have had the privilege to work with many individuals, couples and families struggling through life transitions. I appreciate that life involves changes, turns, and bumps that sometimes we navigate easily; yet, at other times we feel more challenged. My combined passion, training, and expertise can benefit you. I will help you find your resilience and strength to work through relationship concerns, sexuality and intimacy concerns, aging, retirement, death and dying, or grief and loss. I have the utmost respect for the people I work with; I will offer acceptance, privacy and compassion.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Coping Skills
(647) 952-9741
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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 Dana Collins, OT Reg. (Ont.), Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist, MScOT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are wondering how to help your teen with social anxiety? Or maybe depression is getting in the way of your teen’s success at school. Teens today experience a number of stressors in the world we live in. Your teen may find it difficult to cope with these pressures and transitions effectively. This can lead to anxiety,depression, to unhelpful coping styles or behaviors, and maybe even shutting down entirely.
Coping Skills
(289) 768-8189
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Are wondering how to help your teen with social anxiety? Or maybe depression is getting in the way of your teen’s success at school. Teens today experience a number of stressors in the world we live in. Your teen may find it difficult to cope with these pressures and transitions effectively. This can lead to anxiety,depression, to unhelpful coping styles or behaviors, and maybe even shutting down entirely.
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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:
Coping Skills
(289) 278-2449
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
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:
Photo of Gabriela Vilar, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MAC, CRPO, OACCPP, CWC, Bsc Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Welcome to my profile! I provide English-Spanish bilingual counselling to individuals, couples and families experiencing a variety of life transitions and challenges. Patients come to me for a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grieving, anger, and relationships. My approach to counselling is eclectic, meaning that I chose the modality of work based on your personality style and what can be most effective to you. My treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Emotion Focus Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP). I am also a Career Counsellor; I can support you on finding your career path.
Coping Skills
(855) 997-2565
Verified
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Welcome to my profile! I provide English-Spanish bilingual counselling to individuals, couples and families experiencing a variety of life transitions and challenges. Patients come to me for a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grieving, anger, and relationships. My approach to counselling is eclectic, meaning that I chose the modality of work based on your personality style and what can be most effective to you. My treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Emotion Focus Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP). I am also a Career Counsellor; I can support you on finding your career path.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, RSW
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
Coping Skills
(289) 799-4089
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
Photo of Julia Rick Wellness Consulting, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, CCC, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My background is in Counselling Psychology. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a Registered Psychotherapist. I'm passionate about helping children and adults to address issues that have a negative impact on their mental health. I focus on building strong therapeutic relationships and use a goal-oriented approach to support clients in making progress that best fits their needs. I believe strongly in the effectiveness of wrap-around support and treatment planning. With approval of the client, this sometimes involves working with their family doctor or additional service providers when appropriate.
Coping Skills
(289) 677-1776
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
My background is in Counselling Psychology. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a Registered Psychotherapist. I'm passionate about helping children and adults to address issues that have a negative impact on their mental health. I focus on building strong therapeutic relationships and use a goal-oriented approach to support clients in making progress that best fits their needs. I believe strongly in the effectiveness of wrap-around support and treatment planning. With approval of the client, this sometimes involves working with their family doctor or additional service providers when appropriate.
Photo of Making Connections Counselling- Steve Chiasson, Registered Psychotherapist
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.
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
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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 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
(289) 207-5153
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 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 Kristen See
MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Kristen is a pre-licensed student therapist specializing in art therapy as well as talk therapy. She has worked with a variety of demographics including teens, adults, and seniors in both clinical and community settings. Her approach to therapy is client-centered, trauma-informed and attachment-based, with a keen ear for supporting and treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, as well as eating disorders. Kristen believes in working collaboratively, encouraging her clients to set the pace for treatment as they strive towards healing in a safe, judgement-free environment.
Coping Skills
(365) 653-5412
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Kristen is a pre-licensed student therapist specializing in art therapy as well as talk therapy. She has worked with a variety of demographics including teens, adults, and seniors in both clinical and community settings. Her approach to therapy is client-centered, trauma-informed and attachment-based, with a keen ear for supporting and treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, as well as eating disorders. Kristen believes in working collaboratively, encouraging her clients to set the pace for treatment as they strive towards healing in a safe, judgement-free environment.
Photo of Beacon of Hope Counselling Services, Counsellor
Counsellor, MDiv , BA, OAMHP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Everyone goes through difficult times in life, and we all experience it in very different ways. Making the choice to go to counselling to improve your life is the first step on your journey towards recovery, contentment and towards improving your relationships. Counselling offers support to those who struggle with emotions of anger and sadness, feelings of anxiety and fear, relationship issues, PTSD and addictions. It involves an investment of your time, money and hard work, but can open up a whole new world of healing, balance, motivation and self worth. I provide discounts to all first responders, military, and their families.
Coping Skills
(289) 512-0144
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Everyone goes through difficult times in life, and we all experience it in very different ways. Making the choice to go to counselling to improve your life is the first step on your journey towards recovery, contentment and towards improving your relationships. Counselling offers support to those who struggle with emotions of anger and sadness, feelings of anxiety and fear, relationship issues, PTSD and addictions. It involves an investment of your time, money and hard work, but can open up a whole new world of healing, balance, motivation and self worth. I provide discounts to all first responders, military, and their families.
Photo of Sheena Eady Psychotherapy and Counselling Services, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, HBA, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Struggling? Looking for something effective? You’re trying. Of course, you want to give it your best shot on your own. You may have a strong foundation you're working from and perhaps something is missing. Stuck feelings of frustration, anger, fear, guilt, shame, and despair can compromise your ability to live well and be the version of yourself you want to be. Everyone wants you to be happy. You do too. My wish for you is not this. It is for you to acquire the ability to work through stuck emotions/thoughts/behaviours, to achieve long lasting change, joy, freedom, and peace. You can BE YOUR FREE and find it with support. CALL.
Coping Skills
(249) 490-8480
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Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Coping Skills
Struggling? Looking for something effective? You’re trying. Of course, you want to give it your best shot on your own. You may have a strong foundation you're working from and perhaps something is missing. Stuck feelings of frustration, anger, fear, guilt, shame, and despair can compromise your ability to live well and be the version of yourself you want to be. Everyone wants you to be happy. You do too. My wish for you is not this. It is for you to acquire the ability to work through stuck emotions/thoughts/behaviours, to achieve long lasting change, joy, freedom, and peace. You can BE YOUR FREE and find it with support. CALL.
Photo of Aneliya Saley, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, MTA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Registered Psychotherapist Qualifying with the Ontario College of Psychotherapists and Accredited Music Therapist (MTA) with the Canadian Association of Music Therapy. I am passionate about supporting and empowering individuals on their journey to healing and well-being by focusing on the power of the music experience. I use music to facilitate healing for the mind, body and soul. Music psychotherapy can be used with the very young, right up to the very old. It can be used to treat a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, anger issues, acting out, eating disorders, PTSD, separation or divorce.
Coping Skills
(289) 600-7126
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
I am a Registered Psychotherapist Qualifying with the Ontario College of Psychotherapists and Accredited Music Therapist (MTA) with the Canadian Association of Music Therapy. I am passionate about supporting and empowering individuals on their journey to healing and well-being by focusing on the power of the music experience. I use music to facilitate healing for the mind, body and soul. Music psychotherapy can be used with the very young, right up to the very old. It can be used to treat a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, anger issues, acting out, eating disorders, PTSD, separation or divorce.
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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.
Coping Skills
(289) 312-0163
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Whitby, ON L1N
Coping Skills
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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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.