Dan Good
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2M
Offers online therapy
Do you find yourself struggling with feelings of inadequacy? No matter what you do, this feeling, and the self-criticisms that come with it feel impossible to shake? Maybe you find yourself worrying about the future, doubting your capability to cope with whatever life is about to throw at you next. Perhaps you can even see repetitive behaviours that keep you stuck, but you can't find a way to change these ingrained habits. The degree to which these things effect everyone lies on a continuum. Some struggle with low self-esteem, others depression and anxiety, and trauma can lead to severe changes in many of these areas.
(226) 840-3278
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Kitchener, ON N2M
Offers online therapy
Do you find yourself struggling with feelings of inadequacy? No matter what you do, this feeling, and the self-criticisms that come with it feel impossible to shake? Maybe you find yourself worrying about the future, doubting your capability to cope with whatever life is about to throw at you next. Perhaps you can even see repetitive behaviours that keep you stuck, but you can't find a way to change these ingrained habits. The degree to which these things effect everyone lies on a continuum. Some struggle with low self-esteem, others depression and anxiety, and trauma can lead to severe changes in many of these areas.
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Sakthi Kalaichandran
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CCC Verified
Kitchener, ON N2M
Offers online therapy
In order to heal and make healthy decisions about our lives, it takes both insight and courage. I applaud you for considering counselling as a way to deepen your understanding of yourself and as a tool to facilitate meaningful change. I work with individuals experiencing a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, life transitions, cultural concerns, academic and career changes, relationship issues, and general feelings of stagnation and stress. My integrative approach to counselling and psychotherapy is grounded in establishing a strong therapeutic relationship and creating a non-judgemental and compassionate space.
(548) 483-5759
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Kitchener, ON N2M
Offers online therapy
In order to heal and make healthy decisions about our lives, it takes both insight and courage. I applaud you for considering counselling as a way to deepen your understanding of yourself and as a tool to facilitate meaningful change. I work with individuals experiencing a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, life transitions, cultural concerns, academic and career changes, relationship issues, and general feelings of stagnation and stress. My integrative approach to counselling and psychotherapy is grounded in establishing a strong therapeutic relationship and creating a non-judgemental and compassionate space.
Victoria Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
I have over 15 years experience working with children, youth, parents, families and adults and have supported a wide range of challenges such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, ASD, OCD, emotion regulation, anger management, relationship challenges, life changes and transitions, self esteem, life stressors, and parenting challenges.
***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** Recognizing you want help and reaching out for it takes courage and isn’t easy. I believe that we all do the best with what we know and when we know better we do better (Maya Angelou). When you are ready I would be honoured to be the one who helps you know and do better. My approach is client centered and I work with you where you are at, at your pace and on what you are ready to focus on. I also practice from a strength based and trauma informed perspective. I aim to provide a space to do this that is comfortable, open and free of any bias or judgement; where you feel respected and empowered.
(548) 483-6593
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Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
I have over 15 years experience working with children, youth, parents, families and adults and have supported a wide range of challenges such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, ASD, OCD, emotion regulation, anger management, relationship challenges, life changes and transitions, self esteem, life stressors, and parenting challenges.
***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** Recognizing you want help and reaching out for it takes courage and isn’t easy. I believe that we all do the best with what we know and when we know better we do better (Maya Angelou). When you are ready I would be honoured to be the one who helps you know and do better. My approach is client centered and I work with you where you are at, at your pace and on what you are ready to focus on. I also practice from a strength based and trauma informed perspective. I aim to provide a space to do this that is comfortable, open and free of any bias or judgement; where you feel respected and empowered.
Midtown Counselling - Shelly Pavlic
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BASc, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Living with a dark, stormy cloud over your head is no way to live. If your cloud is taking away from your personal life or career, you may feel burdened, alone or misunderstood. It doesn't have to be that way. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness Interventions relieve anxiety, depression & stress, restore confidence, develop effective family relationships, and unlock personal potential. The solutions to your problems might be closer than you think. Why wait?
(519) 589-1550
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Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Living with a dark, stormy cloud over your head is no way to live. If your cloud is taking away from your personal life or career, you may feel burdened, alone or misunderstood. It doesn't have to be that way. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness Interventions relieve anxiety, depression & stress, restore confidence, develop effective family relationships, and unlock personal potential. The solutions to your problems might be closer than you think. Why wait?
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Jodi Lynn Morris
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2B
Offers online therapy
I can provide support for individuals, couples and families who have issues with depression, anxiety and stress. If you would like to find support for your wellness and health, I can support you in learning skills and increasing the support to better your life. I believe in providing counseling as part of a wholistic approach to better your life.
(226) 407-6975
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Kitchener, ON N2B
Offers online therapy
I can provide support for individuals, couples and families who have issues with depression, anxiety and stress. If you would like to find support for your wellness and health, I can support you in learning skills and increasing the support to better your life. I believe in providing counseling as part of a wholistic approach to better your life.
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Soha Elsayed
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, MBA Verified
Kitchener, ON N2N
Throughout my professional experience as a clinician working in different settings, I have had the privilege and honor to help thousands of people like yourself with a wide range of issues like depression, anxiety, BPD, addiction, grief, parenting, chronic illness.
Being anxious, sad, overwhelmed or having no hope can have a negative impact on your physical and mental health. Seeking help might not be easy; and opening up and revealing yourself in therapy can be intimidating. This is why most people who suffer mentally and emotionally, do not seek help, often being forced to cope in unhealthy ways to seek temporary relief. But you are here because you are seeking help, congratulations for taking your first step towards healing!
(226) 781-3867
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Kitchener, ON N2N
Throughout my professional experience as a clinician working in different settings, I have had the privilege and honor to help thousands of people like yourself with a wide range of issues like depression, anxiety, BPD, addiction, grief, parenting, chronic illness.
Being anxious, sad, overwhelmed or having no hope can have a negative impact on your physical and mental health. Seeking help might not be easy; and opening up and revealing yourself in therapy can be intimidating. This is why most people who suffer mentally and emotionally, do not seek help, often being forced to cope in unhealthy ways to seek temporary relief. But you are here because you are seeking help, congratulations for taking your first step towards healing!
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Susan Lovelady
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2E
I provide individual, family and marriage counselling. I enjoy working with adolescents both individually and with their families. I specialize in providing counselling for anxiety, depression, parenting, stress and anger management, conflict resolution, family violence, sexual abuse, burnout and chronic pain.
(548) 483-5358
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Kitchener, ON N2E
I provide individual, family and marriage counselling. I enjoy working with adolescents both individually and with their families. I specialize in providing counselling for anxiety, depression, parenting, stress and anger management, conflict resolution, family violence, sexual abuse, burnout and chronic pain.
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Hilary McCulloch
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP Verified
Kitchener, ON N2P
Offers online therapy
I have experience in working with individuals who present with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-harming behaviours, relationship problems, general stress and difficult life transitions.
**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** When meeting with clients, I prefer to utilize a range of therapeutic approaches that best meet the needs of each client as a unique individual. Some of the primary approaches that I draw from include acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), person-centred therapy, compassion-focused therapy (CFT), mindfulness, and cognitive-based approaches. In addition to traditional therapeutic approaches, I practice from an intersectional, anti-oppressive, and holistic lens to ensure that clients feel safe, respected, and understood.
(226) 784-2072
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Kitchener, ON N2P
Offers online therapy
I have experience in working with individuals who present with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-harming behaviours, relationship problems, general stress and difficult life transitions.
**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** When meeting with clients, I prefer to utilize a range of therapeutic approaches that best meet the needs of each client as a unique individual. Some of the primary approaches that I draw from include acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), person-centred therapy, compassion-focused therapy (CFT), mindfulness, and cognitive-based approaches. In addition to traditional therapeutic approaches, I practice from an intersectional, anti-oppressive, and holistic lens to ensure that clients feel safe, respected, and understood.
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Debbie Seeley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2R
Offers online therapy
I work with a wide range of clients including LGBTQ2S+ folk, gender diverse, trans, non-binary, cisgender, folks that identify as gender fluid, female & male. My passion is focused around people who are suffering from anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and adjustment disorders. Many folks are addressing grief and loss, stress, and difficult life transitions. In addition, a strong theme within my clients is a history of trauma and/or PTSD symptoms along with addiction. I also have extensive experience in helping individuals who are struggling with psychosis, dementia/neurological disorders and complex physical health concerns.
(226) 407-9191
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Kitchener, ON N2R
Offers online therapy
I work with a wide range of clients including LGBTQ2S+ folk, gender diverse, trans, non-binary, cisgender, folks that identify as gender fluid, female & male. My passion is focused around people who are suffering from anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and adjustment disorders. Many folks are addressing grief and loss, stress, and difficult life transitions. In addition, a strong theme within my clients is a history of trauma and/or PTSD symptoms along with addiction. I also have extensive experience in helping individuals who are struggling with psychosis, dementia/neurological disorders and complex physical health concerns.
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Ina Bahdanovich
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2P
Offers online therapy
I offer help with many issues stating from a particular problem you need to address to unresolved trauma and life coaching. I teach skills that help you to be emotionally stronger, to bounce back from stress, to be more effective in everything you do, to connect better with people. Unresolved trauma may manifest itself in low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, self-harm, short fuse, impulsivity, addiction, eating disorder, inability to maintain healthy relationships, perfectionism and more...You don't have to suffer alone. I offer support and treatment. People do heal! You can choose healing, and as a result, a better life.
(226) 499-7223
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Kitchener, ON N2P
Offers online therapy
I offer help with many issues stating from a particular problem you need to address to unresolved trauma and life coaching. I teach skills that help you to be emotionally stronger, to bounce back from stress, to be more effective in everything you do, to connect better with people. Unresolved trauma may manifest itself in low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, self-harm, short fuse, impulsivity, addiction, eating disorder, inability to maintain healthy relationships, perfectionism and more...You don't have to suffer alone. I offer support and treatment. People do heal! You can choose healing, and as a result, a better life.
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Tiffany Lazic
Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
Within each of us lies the vision and hope for the life we want to live. Yet, we can feel overwhelmed by inner or outer challenges, fears, negative beliefs, low self-esteem, anxiety or depression. In many years of practice, I have seen the resilience of the human spirit. As a Spiritual Psychotherapist, I work with traditional approaches, as well as those rooted in Transpersonal Psychology, Archetypal Psychology and Shamanism which recognize the power and strength inherent within to facilitate change. My aim is to act as guide as clients address past pain and present circumstances that limit the ability to live a life in full bloom.
(226) 841-8226
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Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
Within each of us lies the vision and hope for the life we want to live. Yet, we can feel overwhelmed by inner or outer challenges, fears, negative beliefs, low self-esteem, anxiety or depression. In many years of practice, I have seen the resilience of the human spirit. As a Spiritual Psychotherapist, I work with traditional approaches, as well as those rooted in Transpersonal Psychology, Archetypal Psychology and Shamanism which recognize the power and strength inherent within to facilitate change. My aim is to act as guide as clients address past pain and present circumstances that limit the ability to live a life in full bloom.
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Catherine Lynn Roach
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MACP, RP Verified
Kitchener, ON N2E
Not accepting new clients
Are you experiencing challenges that are overwhelming? Confidential and compassionate therapy is available. Therapy for anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, eating problems and addictions. Experienced therapist that enjoys working with clients to help them reach their goals. I primarily use an approach called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy [CBT] CBT is known to be an evidenced-based type of therapy with numerous studies proving its efficacy.
(647) 797-9648
Verified

Kitchener, ON N2E
Not accepting new clients
Are you experiencing challenges that are overwhelming? Confidential and compassionate therapy is available. Therapy for anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, eating problems and addictions. Experienced therapist that enjoys working with clients to help them reach their goals. I primarily use an approach called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy [CBT] CBT is known to be an evidenced-based type of therapy with numerous studies proving its efficacy.
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Sarah Pearson
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MMT, MTA Verified
Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
With individuals clients, I specialize in life transitions; grief and loss; relationship struggles; artistic and creative blocks; managing depression and anxiety; and creating a more meaningful life that feels like your own, not someone else's.
Are you feeling stuck in an older version of yourself that you know is ready to change? Do you live with the feeling that there's a truer version of "you" that's dying to come out? Are you held back by complicated relationships from your past, that seem to keep you in a holding pattern? Are you a couple stuck in a pattern that keeps you apart? Often we hit a place where we know we are ready for a transition, but we're just not sure what to do next. That's when therapy can be the most powerful. It's my greatest privilege to walk alongside folks just like you who are journeying towards a more meaningful, fulfilled, authentic life.
(226) 702-4638
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Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
With individuals clients, I specialize in life transitions; grief and loss; relationship struggles; artistic and creative blocks; managing depression and anxiety; and creating a more meaningful life that feels like your own, not someone else's.
Are you feeling stuck in an older version of yourself that you know is ready to change? Do you live with the feeling that there's a truer version of "you" that's dying to come out? Are you held back by complicated relationships from your past, that seem to keep you in a holding pattern? Are you a couple stuck in a pattern that keeps you apart? Often we hit a place where we know we are ready for a transition, but we're just not sure what to do next. That's when therapy can be the most powerful. It's my greatest privilege to walk alongside folks just like you who are journeying towards a more meaningful, fulfilled, authentic life.
Karen Coca
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2E
Offers online therapy
The clients I serve in my practice are women, people of colour, indigenous communities and lgbt2sq identified people. You’ve been in therapy before and although you’ve seen results you aren’t yet at the place you want to be. Feelings of stress, anxiety, stuckness and depression are familiar to you. You’ve been going in circles in your relationships and your career and now you’re ready to dig deeper. Your core beliefs keep pulling you back into old patterns like people pleasing, controlling behaviours, co-dependency, and difficulty prioritizing yourself and identifying your needs.
(226) 270-9719
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Kitchener, ON N2E
Offers online therapy
The clients I serve in my practice are women, people of colour, indigenous communities and lgbt2sq identified people. You’ve been in therapy before and although you’ve seen results you aren’t yet at the place you want to be. Feelings of stress, anxiety, stuckness and depression are familiar to you. You’ve been going in circles in your relationships and your career and now you’re ready to dig deeper. Your core beliefs keep pulling you back into old patterns like people pleasing, controlling behaviours, co-dependency, and difficulty prioritizing yourself and identifying your needs.
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Sandra Tocitu
Counsellor, BSc, PCC, BSW, PCC, MSW, PCC, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2B
Offers online therapy
Welcome to Solari Counselling Services! I am brining over 12 years of experience in the field of social services and social work, with the last 6 years in a clinical setting. I offer an eclectic range of counseling for individuals and families, specializing in working with those who experience depression and anxiety, domestic violence, addictions as well as youth who struggle with emotional regulation. My clinical work is attachment based as well as trauma informed. Therefore I often assess clients from bio-psycho-social perspective taking into considerations all aspects of their lives as well as barriers they may experience in their life.
(226) 455-8263
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Kitchener, ON N2B
Offers online therapy
Welcome to Solari Counselling Services! I am brining over 12 years of experience in the field of social services and social work, with the last 6 years in a clinical setting. I offer an eclectic range of counseling for individuals and families, specializing in working with those who experience depression and anxiety, domestic violence, addictions as well as youth who struggle with emotional regulation. My clinical work is attachment based as well as trauma informed. Therefore I often assess clients from bio-psycho-social perspective taking into considerations all aspects of their lives as well as barriers they may experience in their life.
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Mark Booker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MTS, MSW , RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
I support individuals with depression, anxiety, relationships, disabilities, and overall health. I have over 21 years experience within the mental health sector providing support and counselling to those with a wide range of challenges.
(548) 485-5939
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Kitchener, ON N2H
Offers online therapy
I support individuals with depression, anxiety, relationships, disabilities, and overall health. I have over 21 years experience within the mental health sector providing support and counselling to those with a wide range of challenges.
Tina Lackner
Registered Psychotherapist, MSc, RP, CPT, RCYT, RYT Verified
Kitchener, ON N2G
Offers online therapy
*Over 20 Years of Experience* I value working with individuals who are looking to grow and evolve into the healthiest version of themselves. If you are struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, chronic health issues, loneliness or any challenging life situation that you are unsure how to navigate on your own, know that you don't have to. I offer a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive environment for children, teenagers and adults. We all have strengths regardless of the struggles we experience and when working together we can evoke healthy, positive and sustainable change.
(548) 483-5738
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Kitchener, ON N2G
Offers online therapy
*Over 20 Years of Experience* I value working with individuals who are looking to grow and evolve into the healthiest version of themselves. If you are struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, chronic health issues, loneliness or any challenging life situation that you are unsure how to navigate on your own, know that you don't have to. I offer a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive environment for children, teenagers and adults. We all have strengths regardless of the struggles we experience and when working together we can evoke healthy, positive and sustainable change.
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Khadine Rowe
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2M
Offers online therapy
Using evidence based therapies and a collaborative, integrative approach, I help you learn tangible skills and strategies that could be used to successfully manage unwanted behaviours, anxiety, depression, stress, regulate difficult emotions, tolerate and cope through distress, build self-confidence and develop and maintain relationships that last.
Thinking that you might need some help learning how to process, manage and cope with what happened to you? Or perhaps you might desire to learn some skills to help you grow, deal with or overcome a particular struggle or fear. Whatever it is, the idea of therapy may also have you feeling a little freaked out and it might feel a little weird. My goal is to lessen those feelings and make this process as comfortable as possible. Whatever your goals are, you can trust me to help guide and walk with you through your journey towards healing and living a happier, healthier more fulfilling life that is all your own.
(519) 342-2524
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Kitchener, ON N2M
Offers online therapy
Using evidence based therapies and a collaborative, integrative approach, I help you learn tangible skills and strategies that could be used to successfully manage unwanted behaviours, anxiety, depression, stress, regulate difficult emotions, tolerate and cope through distress, build self-confidence and develop and maintain relationships that last.
Thinking that you might need some help learning how to process, manage and cope with what happened to you? Or perhaps you might desire to learn some skills to help you grow, deal with or overcome a particular struggle or fear. Whatever it is, the idea of therapy may also have you feeling a little freaked out and it might feel a little weird. My goal is to lessen those feelings and make this process as comfortable as possible. Whatever your goals are, you can trust me to help guide and walk with you through your journey towards healing and living a happier, healthier more fulfilling life that is all your own.
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My Healing Space
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2R
Reaching out for help can be a difficult thing to do and takes courage. If you are struggling with Relationships, Mental Health, PTSD/Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Loss, Eating Disorders, you don't have to struggle alone. Together we can work towards the best version of you and progress towards your healing goals. I am a clinical Social Worker and provide Individual, Couple and Family counselling for a wide range of concerns. Effective therapy happens when there is a relationship established between the client and the counsellor. I have many years of experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds.
(226) 894-8330
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Kitchener, ON N2R
Reaching out for help can be a difficult thing to do and takes courage. If you are struggling with Relationships, Mental Health, PTSD/Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Loss, Eating Disorders, you don't have to struggle alone. Together we can work towards the best version of you and progress towards your healing goals. I am a clinical Social Worker and provide Individual, Couple and Family counselling for a wide range of concerns. Effective therapy happens when there is a relationship established between the client and the counsellor. I have many years of experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds.
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Shelley Read, Therapist, Aging Well Consultant
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Kitchener, ON N2M
Offers online therapy
My experience includes: Depression and Anxiety; Trauma/PTSD; Support for life changes and transitions; Emotional and Mental Health; Coping and Stress Management; Grief and Loss Counselling.
Individual Counselling is a process through which I meet with clients one-on-one in a safe, caring, and confidential environment. We work collaboratively to explore their feelings, beliefs, values and behaviors. My clients seek therapy for a wide variety of reasons, from coping with major life challenges or trauma, working through grief and loss issues, dealing with depression or anxiety, to simply desiring personal growth and greater self-knowledge. I may meet with a client for as few as five or six sessions or as long as several years, depending on the their individual and unique needs and personal goals for therapy.
(226) 782-3636
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Kitchener, ON N2M
Offers online therapy
My experience includes: Depression and Anxiety; Trauma/PTSD; Support for life changes and transitions; Emotional and Mental Health; Coping and Stress Management; Grief and Loss Counselling.
Individual Counselling is a process through which I meet with clients one-on-one in a safe, caring, and confidential environment. We work collaboratively to explore their feelings, beliefs, values and behaviors. My clients seek therapy for a wide variety of reasons, from coping with major life challenges or trauma, working through grief and loss issues, dealing with depression or anxiety, to simply desiring personal growth and greater self-knowledge. I may meet with a client for as few as five or six sessions or as long as several years, depending on the their individual and unique needs and personal goals for therapy.

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Depression Counsellors
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression counsellors in Kitchener. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.