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.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 799-4089
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
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.
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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.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 677-1922
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits in an attempt to cope. My approach focuses on learning to effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships and on living life in a manner consistent with your values. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
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BSc Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Suffering is a part of life. It is something we all have in common, yet can feel so alone and isolated in. It can present in many ways, whether it been through depression, anxiety, anger, and it can impact many areas of our lives such as activities of daily living, our ability to function socially and cognitively, and our adaptability to stress. For some, being resilient in the face of struggle comes naturally whereas for others, this is something we must actively work towards. Through the therapeutic process, I strive to help you to uncover your own resiliency and inner strength to persevere in the face of struggle.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 809-6955
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
Suffering is a part of life. It is something we all have in common, yet can feel so alone and isolated in. It can present in many ways, whether it been through depression, anxiety, anger, and it can impact many areas of our lives such as activities of daily living, our ability to function socially and cognitively, and our adaptability to stress. For some, being resilient in the face of struggle comes naturally whereas for others, this is something we must actively work towards. Through the therapeutic process, I strive to help you to uncover your own resiliency and inner strength to persevere in the face of struggle.
Photo of Sasha Reback, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 804-3654
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
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Whitby, ON L1N
At New Beginnings, clients have the opportunity to explore their strengths and limitations in a safe, confidential, and accepting environment. We provide assessment, intervention, and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults who exhibit symptoms of inattention, concentration difficulty, memory impairment, hyperactivity, poor academic performance, and learning disabilities. We offer group therapy programs for children diagnosed with Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Anxiety. In addition, we offer therapy and assessments through WSIB.
Dialectical (DBT)
(844) 332-2404
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
At New Beginnings, clients have the opportunity to explore their strengths and limitations in a safe, confidential, and accepting environment. We provide assessment, intervention, and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults who exhibit symptoms of inattention, concentration difficulty, memory impairment, hyperactivity, poor academic performance, and learning disabilities. We offer group therapy programs for children diagnosed with Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Anxiety. In addition, we offer therapy and assessments through WSIB.
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.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 806-3925
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
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**
Dialectical (DBT)
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
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 Joshua Johnston, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 312-8967
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Photo of Sarah Mogg, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience life difficulties and stressors, sometimes leading to increased worry, a low mood and/or general unhappiness and discontentment. Engaging in psychotherapy can assist with creating a new perspective as well as the development of coping strategies, goals and the exploration of strengths and values. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with youth and adults experiencing difficulties with substance use, depression, anxiety, stress and general emotion management concerns.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 512-2438
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
We all experience life difficulties and stressors, sometimes leading to increased worry, a low mood and/or general unhappiness and discontentment. Engaging in psychotherapy can assist with creating a new perspective as well as the development of coping strategies, goals and the exploration of strengths and values. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with youth and adults experiencing difficulties with substance use, depression, anxiety, stress and general emotion management concerns.
Photo of Dylan Zambrano, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Life is full of demands and responsibilities that can feel overwhelming. Emotions and negative thoughts can interfere with you feeling and performing at your best. You want something to change but untangling these patterns seems too difficult. Mental health doesn’t have to be this hard. When you learn to harness your emotions and thoughts they can begin to work with you and not against you, allowing you to take ownership of your life. I believe this resilience is a skill we all have the capacity to acquire. My goal is to make quality mental health therapy simple and effective, so you can live a happier and more productive life.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 207-5153
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
Life is full of demands and responsibilities that can feel overwhelming. Emotions and negative thoughts can interfere with you feeling and performing at your best. You want something to change but untangling these patterns seems too difficult. Mental health doesn’t have to be this hard. When you learn to harness your emotions and thoughts they can begin to work with you and not against you, allowing you to take ownership of your life. I believe this resilience is a skill we all have the capacity to acquire. My goal is to make quality mental health therapy simple and effective, so you can live a happier and more productive life.
Photo of Nicole Filipe, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you looking for support for yourself or a loved one? To better manage and understand challenges that you may be facing. I believe it takes courage and dedication to come into therapy and as a therapist I work hard to foster a safe and collaborative environment where we work together in finding ways to manage whatever is bringing you into therapy. I have over 12 years of clinical experience working with individuals and their families. I have a specialization in child and adolescent mental health; working with children, adolescents and their families as well as with transitional aged youth (up to 25 years).
Dialectical (DBT)
(647) 696-7134
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
Are you looking for support for yourself or a loved one? To better manage and understand challenges that you may be facing. I believe it takes courage and dedication to come into therapy and as a therapist I work hard to foster a safe and collaborative environment where we work together in finding ways to manage whatever is bringing you into therapy. I have over 12 years of clinical experience working with individuals and their families. I have a specialization in child and adolescent mental health; working with children, adolescents and their families as well as with transitional aged youth (up to 25 years).
Photo of Dawn Bernard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP, EMDR II Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
"Do you find yourself struggling to move past your past? Do you feel stuck in the depths of depression? Are you struggling to manage your anger? Are you exhausted from dealing with anxiety or PTSD? If so, I sincerely want to work WITH you to achieve the life, and the inner peace you deserve." For the past 14 years, I've had the privilege of witnessing people's courage to share their stories and lives with me. Through sharing your difficulties with a counsellor you trust, and being willing to be vulnerable in a therapeutic relationship, change happens.
Dialectical (DBT)
(647) 697-4093
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
"Do you find yourself struggling to move past your past? Do you feel stuck in the depths of depression? Are you struggling to manage your anger? Are you exhausted from dealing with anxiety or PTSD? If so, I sincerely want to work WITH you to achieve the life, and the inner peace you deserve." For the past 14 years, I've had the privilege of witnessing people's courage to share their stories and lives with me. Through sharing your difficulties with a counsellor you trust, and being willing to be vulnerable in a therapeutic relationship, change happens.
Photo of Preethy Benjamin, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP(Q) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with 9 years experience working with Children, Youth and their Family. As Carl Rogers quoted “People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” I believe we sometimes need a safe and trusting space to understand our inner struggles and recognize ways to cope. I see my professional role as helping individuals recognize their own strengths and beauty by being present with them in their mental health journey.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 278-6921
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with 9 years experience working with Children, Youth and their Family. As Carl Rogers quoted “People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” I believe we sometimes need a safe and trusting space to understand our inner struggles and recognize ways to cope. I see my professional role as helping individuals recognize their own strengths and beauty by being present with them in their mental health journey.
Photo of Cathy Shurie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RSSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 769-9570
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Photo of Vanessa Robson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Since 2007, I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families to facilitate positive change within their lives. My professional experience includes providing therapy in the culturally-diverse communities of Fort Lauderdale and Toronto. With empathy and a respect for self-determination, I am committed to building a trusting relationship with my clients so that they feel safe to share their experiences, identify patterns in their lives, and explore opportunities for personal growth.
Dialectical (DBT)
(905) 655-0752
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
Since 2007, I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families to facilitate positive change within their lives. My professional experience includes providing therapy in the culturally-diverse communities of Fort Lauderdale and Toronto. With empathy and a respect for self-determination, I am committed to building a trusting relationship with my clients so that they feel safe to share their experiences, identify patterns in their lives, and explore opportunities for personal growth.
Photo of Kaysia Taylor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
If you are experiencing emotional challenges that are getting in the way of the things you want to do, going where you want to or just causing you discomfort, we can work together to get you feeling better again. Dealing with these feelings/difficulties can be overwhelming; so I want to help tap into your internal resources and strengths to meet your goals, relieve your distress and improve your coping skills. I use psychotherapy treatments that are heavily researched & effective (i.e. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness etc.) to treat depression, anxiety & other related emotional difficulties.
Dialectical (DBT)
(647) 360-6613
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
If you are experiencing emotional challenges that are getting in the way of the things you want to do, going where you want to or just causing you discomfort, we can work together to get you feeling better again. Dealing with these feelings/difficulties can be overwhelming; so I want to help tap into your internal resources and strengths to meet your goals, relieve your distress and improve your coping skills. I use psychotherapy treatments that are heavily researched & effective (i.e. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness etc.) to treat depression, anxiety & other related emotional difficulties.
Photo of SpiritLed Psychotherapy, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BAPsych, M EXAT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My own life experiences have led me on this journey. Since I can remember I have always had a heart to see people living the life they were meant to live and witness that potential in those that choose to work with me. I have been led to work in many parts of the world from India, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Malawi and right here in Toronto and the Durham Region directly with underprivileged, homeless or at-risk youth, survivors of human trafficking, people from different developmental stages and life transitions including seniors in long-term care. Sometimes things happen in life and we do not know how to unpack everything ourselves.
Dialectical (DBT)
(365) 653-0510
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
My own life experiences have led me on this journey. Since I can remember I have always had a heart to see people living the life they were meant to live and witness that potential in those that choose to work with me. I have been led to work in many parts of the world from India, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Malawi and right here in Toronto and the Durham Region directly with underprivileged, homeless or at-risk youth, survivors of human trafficking, people from different developmental stages and life transitions including seniors in long-term care. Sometimes things happen in life and we do not know how to unpack everything ourselves.
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.
Dialectical (DBT)
(289) 806-3250
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
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 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.
Dialectical (DBT)
(855) 997-6841
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Whitby, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
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 Sadaf Jamal, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MSc, MPS, RYT, FIS, YACEP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
*Due to high response, my current waitlist is 3 months* 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 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, & soul.
Dialectical (DBT)
Verified
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Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Dialectical (DBT)
*Due to high response, my current waitlist is 3 months* 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 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, & soul.

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Dialectical (DBT) Counsellors
Dialectical behaviour Therapy (DBT) is the treatment most closely associated with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Counsellors practice DBT in both individual and group sessions. The therapy combines elements of CBT to help with regulating emotion through distress tolerance and mindfulness. The goal of Dialectical behaviour Therapy is to alleviate the intense emotional pain associated with BPD. Its core assumption is that change and acceptance are intertwined. We typically think of our efforts to change things as emerging out of non-acceptance. We either decide to accept things as they are or we seek to change: through DBT it's not a case of change or acceptance, but resolving the conflicts to allow for self-acceptance and constructive change.

If you're looking for DBT therapy in L1N or for a L1N DBT counsellor these professionals provide dialectical behaviour therapy, DBT group therapy, DBT therapy, dialectic behavioural therapy, and dialectical therapy. They provide dialectical counselling, DBT counselling in L1N and DBT treatment. They include DBT groups, DBT therapists, DBT psychologists and DBT counselling.

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.