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.
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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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Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1R
These past few months have shown just how quickly things can change. You may feel like your sense of security and life direction has been rocked. You may be struggling to make sense of it all. This can lead to stress, anxiety, depression, and other unhelpful symptoms. Underneath is a desire for connection and to feel worthy. Maybe you just started feeling that something is wrong, or perhaps this sense has been with you for a while. I want to help you uncover what is going on within you. Through our work together, you will notice what is getting in the way of you being okay and feeling fine.
Coping Skills
(365) 803-1012
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Whitby, ON L1R
Coping Skills
These past few months have shown just how quickly things can change. You may feel like your sense of security and life direction has been rocked. You may be struggling to make sense of it all. This can lead to stress, anxiety, depression, and other unhelpful symptoms. Underneath is a desire for connection and to feel worthy. Maybe you just started feeling that something is wrong, or perhaps this sense has been with you for a while. I want to help you uncover what is going on within you. Through our work together, you will notice what is getting in the way of you being okay and feeling fine.
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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**
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, Hon BA, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
* Accepting new clients* I am Magdalene Acquah, a Clinical Social Worker and a Psychotherapist. I hold a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from University of Toronto and a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Social Workers. I have been providing psychotherapy to children, families, adolescents, adults, and couples over a decade. My passion stemmed from a broad range of personal and professional experiences. It has always been my desire to work with people seeking help to address various personal issues through counseling and psychotherapy. I have always believed that a healthy mind forms the premise of healthy life
Coping Skills
(647) 370-6417
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Coping Skills
* Accepting new clients* I am Magdalene Acquah, a Clinical Social Worker and a Psychotherapist. I hold a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from University of Toronto and a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Social Workers. I have been providing psychotherapy to children, families, adolescents, adults, and couples over a decade. My passion stemmed from a broad range of personal and professional experiences. It has always been my desire to work with people seeking help to address various personal issues through counseling and psychotherapy. I have always believed that a healthy mind forms the premise of healthy life
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Occupational Therapist, MScOT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1M
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 L1M
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:
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
"HEAL THE SOURCE" Therapy: Are you feeling symptoms of anxiety, depression, lost in direction, low self-esteem, financial and relationship troubles? And are you unsure as to why you are feeling this way? Would you like to change certain behaviours but can't seem to move forward? With "HEAL THE SOURCE" Therapy, we connect directly with the core source of the issue (usually stemming from childhood) that is always linked to an emotion through exploratory questioning, engaging the unconscious mind with empathy and compassion. Once we acknowledge the source, we can begin to work with creating new ways of being and integration.
Coping Skills
(647) 691-0628
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Coping Skills
"HEAL THE SOURCE" Therapy: Are you feeling symptoms of anxiety, depression, lost in direction, low self-esteem, financial and relationship troubles? And are you unsure as to why you are feeling this way? Would you like to change certain behaviours but can't seem to move forward? With "HEAL THE SOURCE" Therapy, we connect directly with the core source of the issue (usually stemming from childhood) that is always linked to an emotion through exploratory questioning, engaging the unconscious mind with empathy and compassion. Once we acknowledge the source, we can begin to work with creating new ways of being and integration.
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
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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.
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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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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.
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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
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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 Laura Luz, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, CFM, RegCRPO, MTC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Laura is a Therapist, Intuitive Guide, Spiritual Director, Hypnotist and Mediator. She uses various methods which assist anyone who is pursuing either personal healing or an awakened sense of their spiritual path. Trauma and emotional pain are a regular part of the human experience, and there are times when having an objective navigator may accelerate one's understanding, acceptance and personal expansion. Laura offers her services to all those who resonate with her words and energy. She is a perceptive observer, a wisdom teacher and a natural uplifter. A phone call can discern if working together will be a match.
Coping Skills
(855) 640-2646
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Coping Skills
Laura is a Therapist, Intuitive Guide, Spiritual Director, Hypnotist and Mediator. She uses various methods which assist anyone who is pursuing either personal healing or an awakened sense of their spiritual path. Trauma and emotional pain are a regular part of the human experience, and there are times when having an objective navigator may accelerate one's understanding, acceptance and personal expansion. Laura offers her services to all those who resonate with her words and energy. She is a perceptive observer, a wisdom teacher and a natural uplifter. A phone call can discern if working together will be a match.
Photo of Erinn Bickle, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BASc, BEd, MACP, RP (Q) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1M
There are many reasons why you may be thinking about connecting with support and I appreciate that it can require courage to reach out. My approach to therapy centers around the cultivation of a safe and non-judgmental space that supports healing and promotes meaningful and fulfilling living. I work to create space that centers around you, your unique experience, and the change that you would like to see for yourself. I provide confidential and secure support via video or phone. I believe in the importance of removing barriers and offering support that is comfortable, convenient, and accessible.
Coping Skills
(289) 802-2618
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Whitby, ON L1M
Coping Skills
There are many reasons why you may be thinking about connecting with support and I appreciate that it can require courage to reach out. My approach to therapy centers around the cultivation of a safe and non-judgmental space that supports healing and promotes meaningful and fulfilling living. I work to create space that centers around you, your unique experience, and the change that you would like to see for yourself. I provide confidential and secure support via video or phone. I believe in the importance of removing barriers and offering support that is comfortable, convenient, and accessible.
Photo of Joanna LaCaprara, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1R
Life can present us with obstacles that leave us feeling distressed, stuck, and overwhelmed. Talking to an empathic listener can be a meaningful step towards well being. I am passionate about helping youth, adults, and families achieve their personal goals and cultivate resiliency. I have over 8 years of working experience in child and adolescent mental health. It is an honour to validate clients' unique strengths that can help them on their therapeutic journey to enhanced wellness. I also work within a school board and focus my skills in student mental health and attendance.
Coping Skills
(647) 697-3086
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1R
Coping Skills
Life can present us with obstacles that leave us feeling distressed, stuck, and overwhelmed. Talking to an empathic listener can be a meaningful step towards well being. I am passionate about helping youth, adults, and families achieve their personal goals and cultivate resiliency. I have over 8 years of working experience in child and adolescent mental health. It is an honour to validate clients' unique strengths that can help them on their therapeutic journey to enhanced wellness. I also work within a school board and focus my skills in student mental health and attendance.

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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 Whitby 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 Whitby or for a Whitby coping skills counsellor, these professionals provide coping strategies. They include Whitby 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 Whitby are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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