Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA:I, MA:Coun, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K2A
"You are struggling with feelings of stress, overwhelm, and stuck-ness that might be new—or you’ve had them as long as you can remember. You might also be feeling low, unmotivated, and having a hard time getting back to your ‘usual self'. Your life, career, or relationships just aren't going the way you'd like them to, and you want to create more helpful patterns and experiences. These and other issues including chronic pain, grief, parenting and pregnancy/post-partum, are all things people I see are experiencing and wanting to change. I am fluent in ASL and understand the unique issues clients who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing face. "
Expressive Arts
ASL
(613) 707-5065
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K2A
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Expressive Arts
ASL
"You are struggling with feelings of stress, overwhelm, and stuck-ness that might be new—or you’ve had them as long as you can remember. You might also be feeling low, unmotivated, and having a hard time getting back to your ‘usual self'. Your life, career, or relationships just aren't going the way you'd like them to, and you want to create more helpful patterns and experiences. These and other issues including chronic pain, grief, parenting and pregnancy/post-partum, are all things people I see are experiencing and wanting to change. I am fluent in ASL and understand the unique issues clients who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing face. "
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James Wearne, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, CAPT, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1R
"I want more for you than managing your anxiety, overcoming grief, or lifting yourself out of depression. I want your life to be bursting with joy. I want you to feel that you are contributing to make this world a better place. I want you to know the joys of an intimate relationship, and either find someone, or encourage the one you are with, to grow along with you and build a better life together. I want you to feel confident and know your values and be able to stand for them against the world. "
(343) 700-5813
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1R
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"I want more for you than managing your anxiety, overcoming grief, or lifting yourself out of depression. I want your life to be bursting with joy. I want you to feel that you are contributing to make this world a better place. I want you to know the joys of an intimate relationship, and either find someone, or encourage the one you are with, to grow along with you and build a better life together. I want you to feel confident and know your values and be able to stand for them against the world. "
Rosanna Nash, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
"- >> Not currently accepting new clients << - I help individuals and couples ease their distress and join in relationship. Welcome here, are people of all backgrounds, sexual orientations, and walks of life. A place where you can find the direction and support needed to resolve conflict and experience life more fully. Therapy can feel vulnerable and I offer a safe and collaborative space to help you explore, assert, and better meet your individual and relational needs."
(855) 734-1329
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
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"- >> Not currently accepting new clients << - I help individuals and couples ease their distress and join in relationship. Welcome here, are people of all backgrounds, sexual orientations, and walks of life. A place where you can find the direction and support needed to resolve conflict and experience life more fully. Therapy can feel vulnerable and I offer a safe and collaborative space to help you explore, assert, and better meet your individual and relational needs."
Trish Stephens, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP(Q)
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
"*BOOK ONLINE* - Trish's approach to therapy is collaborative one. Together, you will establish a strengths-based foundation and build towards awareness, growth, empowerment and change. Trish is committed to listening, understanding, and supporting her clients through all of their experiences. Her therapeutic process is gentle yet practical, and always down-to-earth. Trish is supervised by a clinical psychologist, so her services are almost always covered by third party insurance."
(613) 703-3404
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
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"*BOOK ONLINE* - Trish's approach to therapy is collaborative one. Together, you will establish a strengths-based foundation and build towards awareness, growth, empowerment and change. Trish is committed to listening, understanding, and supporting her clients through all of their experiences. Her therapeutic process is gentle yet practical, and always down-to-earth. Trish is supervised by a clinical psychologist, so her services are almost always covered by third party insurance."
Dana Truelove, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y
"Avoiding? Getting irritable? Self-sabotaging? Procrastinating? Shutting down? I specialize in depression, anxiety, relationships, stress, anger, transitions, self-esteem and procrastination. I am down-to-earth, and I will not judge or talk down to you. I aim to help you to tap into the strongest, most authentic version of yourself. I want you to become confident and unshaken by distress. The therapeutic techniques used are determined based on each client's goals and interests. Services are covered by most insurance plans. Free parking available."
(613) 617-1483
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y
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"Avoiding? Getting irritable? Self-sabotaging? Procrastinating? Shutting down? I specialize in depression, anxiety, relationships, stress, anger, transitions, self-esteem and procrastination. I am down-to-earth, and I will not judge or talk down to you. I aim to help you to tap into the strongest, most authentic version of yourself. I want you to become confident and unshaken by distress. The therapeutic techniques used are determined based on each client's goals and interests. Services are covered by most insurance plans. Free parking available."
Jeff Gulick, Drug & Alcohol Counsellor
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, BAH, CCAC
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z
"Addiction is a multifaceted and complicated process. Although there is a commonality between various expressions of addiction, individuals are also unique and require personalized treatment. I endeavor to provide my clients with the best possible counselling based on the most current thinking in the area of addiction. I furnish a supportive and non-judgmental environment for clients to explore relevant issues that may be related to substance abuse and behavioural addiction. It is important to recognize that things will get better with dedication and acceptance. I will be there to help guide you through the process."
(855) 744-9918
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z
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"Addiction is a multifaceted and complicated process. Although there is a commonality between various expressions of addiction, individuals are also unique and require personalized treatment. I endeavor to provide my clients with the best possible counselling based on the most current thinking in the area of addiction. I furnish a supportive and non-judgmental environment for clients to explore relevant issues that may be related to substance abuse and behavioural addiction. It is important to recognize that things will get better with dedication and acceptance. I will be there to help guide you through the process."
Besma (Bess) Benali, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1K
"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."
(613) 703-4559
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1K
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"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."
Stephane Sefter, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
"My work is mainly with individuals seeking help for conditions resulting from: - Depression and related symptoms - Anxiety and related symptoms - Anger/stress management issues - Relationship & family issues - Trauma and PTSD - Addictions - Career development/Life transition - Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA) As well, a sizable portion of my practice is in couples counselling where my main focus is helping couples develop communication and listening skills that lead to mutual respect, trust and intimacy. Skype counselling available for those individuals or couples that are located in a rural setting with limited access to counselling."
(855) 473-7883
Verified
Office is near:
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
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"My work is mainly with individuals seeking help for conditions resulting from: - Depression and related symptoms - Anxiety and related symptoms - Anger/stress management issues - Relationship & family issues - Trauma and PTSD - Addictions - Career development/Life transition - Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA) As well, a sizable portion of my practice is in couples counselling where my main focus is helping couples develop communication and listening skills that lead to mutual respect, trust and intimacy. Skype counselling available for those individuals or couples that are located in a rural setting with limited access to counselling."
Rebecca J Maguire, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW , RSW, OCT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K2E
"Thank you for considering Mental Health and Addiction Services of Ottawa for support. I serve clients struggling with a variety of parenting and emotional challenges related to mental health and addiction. I work with all ages. Monday to Thursday evening appointments and Monday to Friday day time appointments. I work from a collaborative, relational and culturally sensitive framework to guide individuals and family members throughout their process of change and healing. I am a registered clinical social worker with experience providing therapy in urban and wilderness settings."
(613) 704-2275
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K2E
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"Thank you for considering Mental Health and Addiction Services of Ottawa for support. I serve clients struggling with a variety of parenting and emotional challenges related to mental health and addiction. I work with all ages. Monday to Thursday evening appointments and Monday to Friday day time appointments. I work from a collaborative, relational and culturally sensitive framework to guide individuals and family members throughout their process of change and healing. I am a registered clinical social worker with experience providing therapy in urban and wilderness settings."
Yvan Roy, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, M.Ed , R.P.
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1L
"I have over 30 years of experience in individual couples, family and group therapy. I am known as a very effective therapist, down to earth, who can offer a lot of support and knows how to help someone change and live a happier and more productive life. Through the years I trained in the practice of several therapeutic models. I also taught and supervised psychotherapists. "
(613) 800-7120
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1L
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"I have over 30 years of experience in individual couples, family and group therapy. I am known as a very effective therapist, down to earth, who can offer a lot of support and knows how to help someone change and live a happier and more productive life. Through the years I trained in the practice of several therapeutic models. I also taught and supervised psychotherapists. "
Suzanne Cattan, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Ottawa, Ontario K1J
"**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** My goal is to help you ease your distress and transform your life so that you can feel empowered and gain peace of mind, through acceptance and self-development. Through therapy you may find the clarity and strength you need to overcome your struggles and experience growth. It is important to get to know who YOU are as a person, gain insight on suppressed issues through self-expression and emotional release, to finally reach a point of stability and peace. I welcome individuals, couples and families of all backgrounds and walks of life."
(613) 706-4155
Verified
Office is near:
Ottawa, Ontario K1J
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"**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** My goal is to help you ease your distress and transform your life so that you can feel empowered and gain peace of mind, through acceptance and self-development. Through therapy you may find the clarity and strength you need to overcome your struggles and experience growth. It is important to get to know who YOU are as a person, gain insight on suppressed issues through self-expression and emotional release, to finally reach a point of stability and peace. I welcome individuals, couples and families of all backgrounds and walks of life."
Zara Arshad, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MSc, MFT, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1T
"As your therapist, I create a safe, comfortable, and non-judgemental environment where I allow you to express who you are – the good and the bad. During this vulnerable process, I offer gentle support in reaching your therapeutic goals, by helping you make sense of the issues you are facing, gain insight into your thoughts, beliefs, and emotions, facilitate and enhance communication, connect with your inner resilience, implement changes, develop compassion towards yourself and others, and renew connections with people in your life. "
(613) 604-0452
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1T
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"As your therapist, I create a safe, comfortable, and non-judgemental environment where I allow you to express who you are – the good and the bad. During this vulnerable process, I offer gentle support in reaching your therapeutic goals, by helping you make sense of the issues you are facing, gain insight into your thoughts, beliefs, and emotions, facilitate and enhance communication, connect with your inner resilience, implement changes, develop compassion towards yourself and others, and renew connections with people in your life. "
Danielle Lithwick, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, RP(Q)
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K2E
"Hello! I am passionate about helping people heal their relationship with food and their body, break free from mental and emotional suffering, and live meaningful and joyful lives. I have successfully recovered from my own eating disorder battle, and along with psychotherapy, I have over a decade of professional experience in holistic health services, including yoga teaching, addiction and mental health counselling, body positive personal training, and intuitive eating coaching. My services are supervised under Michelle Sorensen, M.Ed., Clinical Psychologist #5770. "
(343) 700-3536
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K2E
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"Hello! I am passionate about helping people heal their relationship with food and their body, break free from mental and emotional suffering, and live meaningful and joyful lives. I have successfully recovered from my own eating disorder battle, and along with psychotherapy, I have over a decade of professional experience in holistic health services, including yoga teaching, addiction and mental health counselling, body positive personal training, and intuitive eating coaching. My services are supervised under Michelle Sorensen, M.Ed., Clinical Psychologist #5770. "
Natalie Dickinson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y
"Everyone struggles from time to time. When these struggles interfere with everyday well-being and our ability to cope, a qualified therapist can help with change. I dedicate my time to helping people of all ages reconnect with their best selves in order to feel the peace and happiness they deserve. Using evidence-based treatment techniques, I work on positive outcomes with individuals, families and couples who struggle with relationship issues, anxiety, anger or depression, low self-esteem, identity and grief and loss. I am also interested in helping people suffering from trauma including PTSD, and I am certified as an EMDR therapist."
(613) 519-1579
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y
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"Everyone struggles from time to time. When these struggles interfere with everyday well-being and our ability to cope, a qualified therapist can help with change. I dedicate my time to helping people of all ages reconnect with their best selves in order to feel the peace and happiness they deserve. Using evidence-based treatment techniques, I work on positive outcomes with individuals, families and couples who struggle with relationship issues, anxiety, anger or depression, low self-esteem, identity and grief and loss. I am also interested in helping people suffering from trauma including PTSD, and I am certified as an EMDR therapist."
Marlise Meilan, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K2P
"With a masters degree in counselling psychology and as a Registered Psychotherapist, you'll find I have the training and experience to really help you. To me, therapy is about listening deeply, sorting through difficulties, and helping you to feel heard, recognized, respected, and cared about. As well as addressing problems, my hope is to assist you through a supportive, client-centered approach to find new ways of relating to yourself and to the world, realize your strengths and abilities, and learn strategies for future success."
(844) 329-6123
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K2P
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"With a masters degree in counselling psychology and as a Registered Psychotherapist, you'll find I have the training and experience to really help you. To me, therapy is about listening deeply, sorting through difficulties, and helping you to feel heard, recognized, respected, and cared about. As well as addressing problems, my hope is to assist you through a supportive, client-centered approach to find new ways of relating to yourself and to the world, realize your strengths and abilities, and learn strategies for future success."
Clarissa Williams
MA, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
"I am dedicated to helping my clients reach their goals. I see individuals, couples and families. My main areas of expertise are anxiety and depression, sexual issues (such as sex addiction and improving sexual relationships) and communication skill building with couples and families. I am LGBTQ, gender nonbinary, poly and kink-friendly. I am a straight-up and forward therapist. I work with my clients where they're at, in that moment. Goals are addressed in a collaborative, on-going fashion. Together, we can heal your relationships and help you reach your full potential."
(613) 704-5315
Verified
Office is near:
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
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"I am dedicated to helping my clients reach their goals. I see individuals, couples and families. My main areas of expertise are anxiety and depression, sexual issues (such as sex addiction and improving sexual relationships) and communication skill building with couples and families. I am LGBTQ, gender nonbinary, poly and kink-friendly. I am a straight-up and forward therapist. I work with my clients where they're at, in that moment. Goals are addressed in a collaborative, on-going fashion. Together, we can heal your relationships and help you reach your full potential."
KMB Counselling & Psychotherapy, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RN, MA, RP(q)
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
"Would you like to receive counselling services via online video-conferencing, teleconferencing, emailing or instant messaging in the comfort and privacy of your own environment? We also offer home visits upon request. We work with clients ages 14 years and older, addressing a vast array of presenting issues. Often times clients will present with a combination of physical and mental health issues that impact their social well-being and overall health. The therapist uses psychodynamic, cognitive and behavioural therapies to explore physical, mental and social health issues, and how they impact each other. We work together to uncover, understand, and manage problematic issues."
(844) 889-6237
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
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"Would you like to receive counselling services via online video-conferencing, teleconferencing, emailing or instant messaging in the comfort and privacy of your own environment? We also offer home visits upon request. We work with clients ages 14 years and older, addressing a vast array of presenting issues. Often times clients will present with a combination of physical and mental health issues that impact their social well-being and overall health. The therapist uses psychodynamic, cognitive and behavioural therapies to explore physical, mental and social health issues, and how they impact each other. We work together to uncover, understand, and manage problematic issues."
Desjardins Psychotherapy, Counsellor
Counsellor, MACP, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1G
"Do you struggle on a daily basis with low mood, sadness, sense of hopelessness, lack of self-esteem and are not motivated to get out of bed or go to work? Are you struggling with racing thoughts, panic attacks, constant worries, and negative self-perception? Do you feel like your relationship with your partner is toxic, or has someone been unfaithful and you want to end the relationship? Do you sometimes feel like there is no hope and you feel like there is no way out? "
(866) 694-7143
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1G
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"Do you struggle on a daily basis with low mood, sadness, sense of hopelessness, lack of self-esteem and are not motivated to get out of bed or go to work? Are you struggling with racing thoughts, panic attacks, constant worries, and negative self-perception? Do you feel like your relationship with your partner is toxic, or has someone been unfaithful and you want to end the relationship? Do you sometimes feel like there is no hope and you feel like there is no way out? "
Morgan Pommells, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
"I specialize in working with those struggling with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, poor body image, substance abuse, and self-harm. In our individual counselling sessions, we will work one on one to address current areas of stress or emotional pain that you may be experiencing, while finding healthier and positive ways of managing emotions. I will always provide a warm, safe, and inviting space for you to address issues that you are ready to talk about without judgement or shame. You shouldn't have to go through these issues alone and it is my priority to help you through them."
(613) 909-5690
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
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"I specialize in working with those struggling with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, poor body image, substance abuse, and self-harm. In our individual counselling sessions, we will work one on one to address current areas of stress or emotional pain that you may be experiencing, while finding healthier and positive ways of managing emotions. I will always provide a warm, safe, and inviting space for you to address issues that you are ready to talk about without judgement or shame. You shouldn't have to go through these issues alone and it is my priority to help you through them."
Sarah F Housser, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
"If you come to see me for therapy I think you will find me kind and patient. I will listen very closely to understand what brings you to therapy and what you want to be different. I will tailor my approach to suit you and your goals. I have evidence from my last 6 years as a therapist that people who come to me for therapy make significant changes, and feel satisfied with their relationship with me. The amount of time we work together can be shorter or longer depending on what your goals are."
(613) 909-4728
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
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"If you come to see me for therapy I think you will find me kind and patient. I will listen very closely to understand what brings you to therapy and what you want to be different. I will tailor my approach to suit you and your goals. I have evidence from my last 6 years as a therapist that people who come to me for therapy make significant changes, and feel satisfied with their relationship with me. The amount of time we work together can be shorter or longer depending on what your goals are."

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Expressive Arts Counsellors
Expressive arts therapy in Ottawa is the use of the creative arts as a form of therapy on the basis that people can heal through the use of imagination and creativity. Ottawa Expressive arts therapy includes Counsellors offering art therapy, dance therapy, drama therapy, music therapy and writing therapy in Ottawa.

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

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