Sara Panuccio, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MA, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"I have been working in the areas of mental health and addictions since 2008, specifically with the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Care Centre. My specialties are in substance use and concurrent disorders. Additionally, I work with individuals who are experiencing issues with anxiety, grief, depression, eating disorders, relationships, trauma, and general mental health. My therapeutic approach is warm, compassionate, and non-judgmental. I work collaboratively with my clients to address presenting issues and apply an integrated approach to meet client needs/concerns."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 699-8157
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"I have been working in the areas of mental health and addictions since 2008, specifically with the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Care Centre. My specialties are in substance use and concurrent disorders. Additionally, I work with individuals who are experiencing issues with anxiety, grief, depression, eating disorders, relationships, trauma, and general mental health. My therapeutic approach is warm, compassionate, and non-judgmental. I work collaboratively with my clients to address presenting issues and apply an integrated approach to meet client needs/concerns."
Kanata Psychology and Counselling Centre, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"We provide evidence-based treatments for a variety of psychological problems including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, personality disorders, trauma, and issues related to identity and self-esteem. We help couples improve communication, and resolve conflicts to build a more secure bond. We treat teens experiencing anxiety, depression, self-injury, and other mental health problems. We provide treatment for children experiencing anxiety, depression, oppositional and defiant behaviour, ADHD, attachment difficulties, & school avoidance. We help those struggling with substance and alcohol problems. "
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 435-2729
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"We provide evidence-based treatments for a variety of psychological problems including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, personality disorders, trauma, and issues related to identity and self-esteem. We help couples improve communication, and resolve conflicts to build a more secure bond. We treat teens experiencing anxiety, depression, self-injury, and other mental health problems. We provide treatment for children experiencing anxiety, depression, oppositional and defiant behaviour, ADHD, attachment difficulties, & school avoidance. We help those struggling with substance and alcohol problems. "
Barbara Wendlowski, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, M.A., CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"Thank you for taking the time to read my profile! With compassionate guidance and support, I strongly believe that people can increase their self-understanding, improve relationships and well being, move through life transitions, cope with loss and trauma, increase vitality and feel empowered to make changes in their life. I have supported individuals dealing with: depression, anxiety, stress, emotion dysregulation, anger, grief, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, life transitions, traumatic experiences (i.e. childhood and adult emotional, verbal, physical and sexual abuse), addiction and challenges supporting family members and friends who are struggling with addiction."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(877) 704-0877
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"Thank you for taking the time to read my profile! With compassionate guidance and support, I strongly believe that people can increase their self-understanding, improve relationships and well being, move through life transitions, cope with loss and trauma, increase vitality and feel empowered to make changes in their life. I have supported individuals dealing with: depression, anxiety, stress, emotion dysregulation, anger, grief, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, life transitions, traumatic experiences (i.e. childhood and adult emotional, verbal, physical and sexual abuse), addiction and challenges supporting family members and friends who are struggling with addiction."
Sandra J Forbes, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW, RMFT, CRPO, CAMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"People who feel low, anxious, and/or are tired of arguing can make a change. I am a registered therapist, social worker and coach. If repetitive patterns are draining you, I can help. For over 30 yrs I have helped individuals, couples and families overcome personal challenges and deepen their relationships. I offer Systemic, Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), Emotionally Focussed and other therapeutic approaches to help people, stretch personal and relationship muscles, in order to make changes that are central to their lives."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 314-5952
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"People who feel low, anxious, and/or are tired of arguing can make a change. I am a registered therapist, social worker and coach. If repetitive patterns are draining you, I can help. For over 30 yrs I have helped individuals, couples and families overcome personal challenges and deepen their relationships. I offer Systemic, Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), Emotionally Focussed and other therapeutic approaches to help people, stretch personal and relationship muscles, in order to make changes that are central to their lives."
Jathina Blais, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, B.S.W., R.S.W
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"Many of us silently cope with difficulties in our lives. But you don't have to. Reaching out to a counsellor for support gives you the opportunity to explore what is holding you back and start improving your quality of life. People have the capacity to make positive changes in their lives with the right support and guidance. With support, you will tap into your strengths, find hope and heal emotional wounds. As a Registered Social Worker providing psychotherapy, I work with individual adults who are experiencing mental health issues, trauma, negative self-esteem, and relationship issues. I am supervised by a Reg. Psychologist."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 909-8056
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"Many of us silently cope with difficulties in our lives. But you don't have to. Reaching out to a counsellor for support gives you the opportunity to explore what is holding you back and start improving your quality of life. People have the capacity to make positive changes in their lives with the right support and guidance. With support, you will tap into your strengths, find hope and heal emotional wounds. As a Registered Social Worker providing psychotherapy, I work with individual adults who are experiencing mental health issues, trauma, negative self-esteem, and relationship issues. I am supervised by a Reg. Psychologist."
Monica Forst, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, CCC, ICADC, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"My areas of expertise are Addictions, Childhood Trauma and Anger Management. I treat individuals, couples and groups. My approach is psychodynamic, using action methods, transactional analysis and schema focused therapy to help change harmful patterns from the past that are interfering with the present. Ideal age of clients is mid 20's to mid 60's."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(855) 974-4775
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"My areas of expertise are Addictions, Childhood Trauma and Anger Management. I treat individuals, couples and groups. My approach is psychodynamic, using action methods, transactional analysis and schema focused therapy to help change harmful patterns from the past that are interfering with the present. Ideal age of clients is mid 20's to mid 60's."
Family -Therapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"Are you experiencing conflict, stress, or grief? Not connecting with your teen or your partner? Worried about your teen's emotional state? Here at Family-Therapy, we're here to help you can find answers to life's challenges. We work with individuals, children, teens, families, couple and stepfamilies. We work with addictions, anxiety, blended family issues, burnout, parenting after separation, communication, divorce, affairs, grief, loss, PTSD, parent-youth issues, personal development, relationships, postpartum issues, school issues, bullying, stress, GBLTQ issues, workplace conflict and more. Call us today. locations in Ottawa."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(855) 649-4026
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"Are you experiencing conflict, stress, or grief? Not connecting with your teen or your partner? Worried about your teen's emotional state? Here at Family-Therapy, we're here to help you can find answers to life's challenges. We work with individuals, children, teens, families, couple and stepfamilies. We work with addictions, anxiety, blended family issues, burnout, parenting after separation, communication, divorce, affairs, grief, loss, PTSD, parent-youth issues, personal development, relationships, postpartum issues, school issues, bullying, stress, GBLTQ issues, workplace conflict and more. Call us today. locations in Ottawa."
Rachel Sturgeon, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2M
"My aim is to provide each and every client with the support and guidance they are looking for by creating individualized treatment plans. Life's struggles come in many shapes and sizes and focusing on areas in which we have control is a great stepping stone to formulate the life we want to be living, instead of getting stuck in the usual negative thinking that many of us get caught in from time to time."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 704-5306
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2M
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"My aim is to provide each and every client with the support and guidance they are looking for by creating individualized treatment plans. Life's struggles come in many shapes and sizes and focusing on areas in which we have control is a great stepping stone to formulate the life we want to be living, instead of getting stuck in the usual negative thinking that many of us get caught in from time to time."
Heather Bennett, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"If you have connected with my profile it is likely because you or someone you care about is considering counselling. Reaching out for support is a difficult decision and it takes strength and courage. I believe that everyone can benefit from counselling at different times in their life. Whether it's a specific stress, a loss, a disconnect in a relationship, or general feeling of discomfort or dissatisfaction, counselling can help improve your health and happiness. Everyone carries unique strengths and resources to be harnessed. I will support you to identify your resiliency, using a warm, compassionate, strength-focused approach."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 801-6927
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"If you have connected with my profile it is likely because you or someone you care about is considering counselling. Reaching out for support is a difficult decision and it takes strength and courage. I believe that everyone can benefit from counselling at different times in their life. Whether it's a specific stress, a loss, a disconnect in a relationship, or general feeling of discomfort or dissatisfaction, counselling can help improve your health and happiness. Everyone carries unique strengths and resources to be harnessed. I will support you to identify your resiliency, using a warm, compassionate, strength-focused approach."
OttawaTherapy.org, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2L
"A Clinical Social Worker and a Marriage and Family Therapist for the past 13 years I have worked with individuals, couples and families in a wide variety of roles. Research studies have shown that forming a strong felt connection, between therapist and client holds the key to development of a therapeutic alliance, and in-turn success in therapy. Additionally specific use of therapeutic methods and/or approaches designed to meet the needs of the client also deserve merit. My goal with each and every client is to work hard at forming that unique combination of alliance and approach that optimises success."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(844) 402-2247
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2L
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"A Clinical Social Worker and a Marriage and Family Therapist for the past 13 years I have worked with individuals, couples and families in a wide variety of roles. Research studies have shown that forming a strong felt connection, between therapist and client holds the key to development of a therapeutic alliance, and in-turn success in therapy. Additionally specific use of therapeutic methods and/or approaches designed to meet the needs of the client also deserve merit. My goal with each and every client is to work hard at forming that unique combination of alliance and approach that optimises success."
Caleb Gunning, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MA, BA
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"I believe that choosing to tell and own our story is the bravest thing we will ever do. My commitment is to create a safe, non-judgemental, and warm place where you can feel seen and fully heard. In my clinical practice, it is a privilege and pleasure to work with youth (14 yrs+), adult individuals, and couples. I support people as they work through various mental health difficulties, relational issues, sexuality, LGBTQ issues, overwhelming experiences, and identity. I have a special interest and research focus on emotion regulation issues (uncontrolled/overcontrolled emotion), intimacy, shame, and anxiety disorders."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 435-2729
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"I believe that choosing to tell and own our story is the bravest thing we will ever do. My commitment is to create a safe, non-judgemental, and warm place where you can feel seen and fully heard. In my clinical practice, it is a privilege and pleasure to work with youth (14 yrs+), adult individuals, and couples. I support people as they work through various mental health difficulties, relational issues, sexuality, LGBTQ issues, overwhelming experiences, and identity. I have a special interest and research focus on emotion regulation issues (uncontrolled/overcontrolled emotion), intimacy, shame, and anxiety disorders."
Jennifer Rogers, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Kanata, Ontario K2L
"Currently accepting new clients. Have you decided that something needs to be improved, different or changed in your life? As an experienced, knowledgeable and supportive professional in your corner, I can help you make those changes. I know the challenges of asking for help, and the idea of going to a therapist for support can be difficult or scary. Knowing this, I take special care to create a safe and comfortable environment for you. I want you to feel at ease so that you can really address what has brought you into my office. "
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 704-5725
Verified
Kanata, Ontario K2L
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"Currently accepting new clients. Have you decided that something needs to be improved, different or changed in your life? As an experienced, knowledgeable and supportive professional in your corner, I can help you make those changes. I know the challenges of asking for help, and the idea of going to a therapist for support can be difficult or scary. Knowing this, I take special care to create a safe and comfortable environment for you. I want you to feel at ease so that you can really address what has brought you into my office. "
Antoine Quenneville, Psychological Associate
Psychological Associate, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"I am a registered Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. I provide individual and couple therapy out of my quiet Sandy Hill office located on the lower level of a former lumber baron's mansion. Wednesdays I share space at 2039 Robertson Road, Suite 501, at the back of Bell Mews Plaza. I have experience working with childhood abuse, emotional regulation including anger, depression and grief as well as sexual identity and sexual expression; separation or divorce; and, improving interpersonal or work relationships."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(855) 629-7095
Verified
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"I am a registered Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. I provide individual and couple therapy out of my quiet Sandy Hill office located on the lower level of a former lumber baron's mansion. Wednesdays I share space at 2039 Robertson Road, Suite 501, at the back of Bell Mews Plaza. I have experience working with childhood abuse, emotional regulation including anger, depression and grief as well as sexual identity and sexual expression; separation or divorce; and, improving interpersonal or work relationships."
Besma (Bess) Benali, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2L
"EVENING AND WEEKEND appointments available. Are you dealing with depression, anxiety, unhealthy behaviors, or difficult relationships? Have you tried different strategies but have been unsuccessful in solving your issues? My goal as a therapist is to find solutions that work for you. Clients see me because they are struggling and feel like they are trapped or at a standstill and no matter what they have tried they can't pull themselves out of their current situation. I help clients understand themselves in ways no one has ever taught them before, allowing them to explore healthy pathways and to mak positive changes."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 703-4559
Verified
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2L
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"EVENING AND WEEKEND appointments available. Are you dealing with depression, anxiety, unhealthy behaviors, or difficult relationships? Have you tried different strategies but have been unsuccessful in solving your issues? My goal as a therapist is to find solutions that work for you. Clients see me because they are struggling and feel like they are trapped or at a standstill and no matter what they have tried they can't pull themselves out of their current situation. I help clients understand themselves in ways no one has ever taught them before, allowing them to explore healthy pathways and to mak positive changes."
Richard Merrill Haney Ph.D.,
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2L
"I provide warm, heart-connected and empathetic counselling, coaching, mediation and hypnotherapy services to individuals, couples and families. I concentrate on "wholistic" healing and empowerment rather than on being clinical and "helping". Basically, I form what I call a "Healing Partnership" with the people who come for my services. I tend to be quite eclectic and bring a wide range of skills, techniques, modalities and wisdom to each counselling interaction. Please contact me to enhance your life and to make the most of each moment. My favourite slogan is: "Listening well is the most eloquent sign of caring.""
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 909-4399
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2L
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"I provide warm, heart-connected and empathetic counselling, coaching, mediation and hypnotherapy services to individuals, couples and families. I concentrate on "wholistic" healing and empowerment rather than on being clinical and "helping". Basically, I form what I call a "Healing Partnership" with the people who come for my services. I tend to be quite eclectic and bring a wide range of skills, techniques, modalities and wisdom to each counselling interaction. Please contact me to enhance your life and to make the most of each moment. My favourite slogan is: "Listening well is the most eloquent sign of caring.""
Zara Canteenwalla, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2L
"Are you feeling stuck in your life and not sure what steps to take? Do you ever feel overwhelmed and anxious by every day issues? Feeling like you have no where to turn to deal with your challenges? Working together I can support you in finding the right path for you, step by step. In a comfortable, non judgmental environment, we will find the solutions that are meaningful to your life, and help you get where you want to be. I believe that even the smallest changes can have a great impact on mental health and quality of life."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 701-7672
Verified
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2L
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"Are you feeling stuck in your life and not sure what steps to take? Do you ever feel overwhelmed and anxious by every day issues? Feeling like you have no where to turn to deal with your challenges? Working together I can support you in finding the right path for you, step by step. In a comfortable, non judgmental environment, we will find the solutions that are meaningful to your life, and help you get where you want to be. I believe that even the smallest changes can have a great impact on mental health and quality of life."
The Whitestone Clinic, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CSAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2M
"We provide Specially Trained Counsellors and Registered Psychotherapists who help those struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, identity issues, process (behavioural) and substance addictions, and specialized treatment for sex addiction and porn addiction. We offer therapy for children (9+), individuals, couples, and families, recovery coaching, and program-based group therapy. Let us help you "Return to Love". Michael Browning is the Founder and Clinical Director of The Whitestone Clinic (www.whitestone.clinic) and is supervised by Dr. Martin Rovers, PhD, Registered Psychologist (www.marriagetherapistsottawa.ca)."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(844) 331-0183
Verified
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2M
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"We provide Specially Trained Counsellors and Registered Psychotherapists who help those struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, identity issues, process (behavioural) and substance addictions, and specialized treatment for sex addiction and porn addiction. We offer therapy for children (9+), individuals, couples, and families, recovery coaching, and program-based group therapy. Let us help you "Return to Love". Michael Browning is the Founder and Clinical Director of The Whitestone Clinic (www.whitestone.clinic) and is supervised by Dr. Martin Rovers, PhD, Registered Psychologist (www.marriagetherapistsottawa.ca)."
Expressions Counselling, Art Therapist
Art Therapist, MA, RP, Art The, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2M
"My goal in therapy is to guide you on your journey to achieving overall wellness, allowing you to live to your fullest potential. I offer a compassionate, non judgemental and supportive atmosphere that supports utilizing your inner strengths to achieve your goals. I enjoy working with all age groups from 3 to 103!"
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(855) 463-0611
Verified
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2M
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"My goal in therapy is to guide you on your journey to achieving overall wellness, allowing you to live to your fullest potential. I offer a compassionate, non judgemental and supportive atmosphere that supports utilizing your inner strengths to achieve your goals. I enjoy working with all age groups from 3 to 103!"
Tina Woods, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd , RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2K
"Accepting new clients in May to Central Office. Limited Sat appt's in West End Office. Have you ever spent so much time analyzing a problem in your life that you know it "like the back of your hand" but have no idea of where to start to find the solution? I provide experienced, individual solution focussed psychotherapy, in such areas as: depression, anxiety/social anxiety/panic attacks, authentic communication, relationship issues and assertiveness skills. I offer career counselling to help people find purpose, meaning and life direction. I have worked within a post secondary psychotherapy/medical clinic for the past 10 years. "
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(613) 707-1532
Verified
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2K
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"Accepting new clients in May to Central Office. Limited Sat appt's in West End Office. Have you ever spent so much time analyzing a problem in your life that you know it "like the back of your hand" but have no idea of where to start to find the solution? I provide experienced, individual solution focussed psychotherapy, in such areas as: depression, anxiety/social anxiety/panic attacks, authentic communication, relationship issues and assertiveness skills. I offer career counselling to help people find purpose, meaning and life direction. I have worked within a post secondary psychotherapy/medical clinic for the past 10 years. "
Registered Psychotherapist
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2L
"Stittsville Wellness provides a wide array of mental health services offered by certified health professionals. Stittsville Welness offers services to clients of all ages and places focus on well-being from a holistic perspective. We are confident that our team of highly trained mental health professionals can address all your needs within one location or through out extensive network of colleagues."
Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
(855) 953-0574
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Office is near:
Kanata, Ontario K2L
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Emotional Disturbance
Substance Abuse
"Stittsville Wellness provides a wide array of mental health services offered by certified health professionals. Stittsville Welness offers services to clients of all ages and places focus on well-being from a holistic perspective. We are confident that our team of highly trained mental health professionals can address all your needs within one location or through out extensive network of colleagues."

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Emotional Disturbance in Kanata-What is it?

Emotional disturbance is a catch-all term coined in education law and used by mental health professionals to describe students, children or teens having trouble at school. Emotional disturbance refers to:-

"...a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child's educational performance:

(A) An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors.
(B) An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and teachers.
(C) Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances.
(D) A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression.
(E) A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems."

Emotional disturbance in Kanata and emotional disorders can be mild and reflect simply late learning or problems at home. Related conditions include kids who are on the autism spectrum or who have asperger's syndrome. If you're looking for help with emotional disturbance in Kanata or for a Kanata emotional disturbance Counsellor, these Counsellors provide help, emotional disturbance therapy, emotional disturbance counselling, and emotional disturbance treatment. They include Kanata emotional disturbance Counsellors, emotional disturbance psychologists, emotional disturbance psychotherapists and emotional disturbance counsellors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Kanata are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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