MSc, MEd, CPT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z
"I have been working with children and families for the past 30 years as a researcher, therapist and educator in Canada and in global conflict and disaster zones. I use the therapeutic play and expressive art techniques to help children identify, understand and cope with their issues. The children are seen in individual settings. Parents and care givers are consulted and communicated with on a regular basis. The approaches I use are non-directive and eclectic, suited to the needs of each individual child and their innate ability to process and heal.. ."
Expressive Arts
Hindi
(855) 980-1882
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z
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Expressive Arts
Hindi
"I have been working with children and families for the past 30 years as a researcher, therapist and educator in Canada and in global conflict and disaster zones. I use the therapeutic play and expressive art techniques to help children identify, understand and cope with their issues. The children are seen in individual settings. Parents and care givers are consulted and communicated with on a regular basis. The approaches I use are non-directive and eclectic, suited to the needs of each individual child and their innate ability to process and heal.. ."
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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. "
Rebecca Saab, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
"I am a Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist with the Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma. My work is guided by the thought: mental health is just as important as physical health."
(613) 702-2363
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
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"I am a Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist with the Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma. My work is guided by the thought: mental health is just as important as physical health."
Elim Counselling Service - Christian Counselling, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, CCC, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K2C
"Elim is a Christian Counselling Center in Ottawa, Canada's Capital. Elim offers individual, family and couple's counselling to all and is equipped to handle a wide range of psychological, spiritual issues. Christian Counselling does not imply that people of other faith groups are of no faith is turned away. Instead, Christian Counselling simply means that it is an organization that is formed on Christian principles. We offer trauma treatment using EMDR . In addition, we provide self-help material on our Youtube channel which has over 200 podcasts: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIG-L6aX2mYk5nvAVl9cCHw?view_as=subscriber"
(613) 800-3178
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K2C
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"Elim is a Christian Counselling Center in Ottawa, Canada's Capital. Elim offers individual, family and couple's counselling to all and is equipped to handle a wide range of psychological, spiritual issues. Christian Counselling does not imply that people of other faith groups are of no faith is turned away. Instead, Christian Counselling simply means that it is an organization that is formed on Christian principles. We offer trauma treatment using EMDR . In addition, we provide self-help material on our Youtube channel which has over 200 podcasts: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIG-L6aX2mYk5nvAVl9cCHw?view_as=subscriber"
Viewpoint Psychotherapy Services, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, CCC, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1V
""At any given moment, you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end." (Christine Mason Miller) By seeking out a therapist, you have already started to change your story. If you're looking to change the way you think of yourself, the way you cope with difficult emotions, or the way you get caught up in worries and negative thoughts, you may have come to the right place."
(833) 834-8760
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1V
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""At any given moment, you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end." (Christine Mason Miller) By seeking out a therapist, you have already started to change your story. If you're looking to change the way you think of yourself, the way you cope with difficult emotions, or the way you get caught up in worries and negative thoughts, you may have come to the right place."
Danielle Madeleine Leduc, Psychologist
Psychologist, CPsych
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Ottawa, Ontario K2C
"If you want to learn, to grow, and to heal you can go to therapy. Therapy is unique in that it treats problems (medical model) as well as improves an already decent life (wellness model). Therapy is effective for helping painful experiences become tolerable. It is a proven method for changing harmful thinking, relational patterns, and behavioral patterns. By helping achieve your potential and a healthy well-being, it can also be used to make good lives great. It can even expand and explore spiritual aspirations."
(855) 971-0836
Verified
Office is near:
Ottawa, Ontario K2C
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"If you want to learn, to grow, and to heal you can go to therapy. Therapy is unique in that it treats problems (medical model) as well as improves an already decent life (wellness model). Therapy is effective for helping painful experiences become tolerable. It is a proven method for changing harmful thinking, relational patterns, and behavioral patterns. By helping achieve your potential and a healthy well-being, it can also be used to make good lives great. It can even expand and explore spiritual aspirations."
Catherine Horvath, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1H
"I am a clinical and forensic psychologist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and the Founder & Executive Director of the Ottawa Centre for Resilience (www.ocfr.ca), a mental health centre for childhood trauma & dissociation, attachment, adoption, and high-conflict families for Ottawa and surrounding areas. Our clinicians have additional training in a variety of evidence-based trauma-informed approaches for treating children, youth, adults, and families, including psycho-biologically and somatic based approaches, such as EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, SMART, and Brainspotting. "
(613) 714-0662
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1H
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"I am a clinical and forensic psychologist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and the Founder & Executive Director of the Ottawa Centre for Resilience (www.ocfr.ca), a mental health centre for childhood trauma & dissociation, attachment, adoption, and high-conflict families for Ottawa and surrounding areas. Our clinicians have additional training in a variety of evidence-based trauma-informed approaches for treating children, youth, adults, and families, including psycho-biologically and somatic based approaches, such as EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, SMART, and Brainspotting. "
Megan Mahler, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MEd, RP, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
"SPECIALIZATION in tweens/teens ages 12-18. I also work with adults. Do you want to make a change in your life? Find new ways to cope? Maybe I can help you. People may go to counselling when their own strategies are no longer working for them. I believe it's important to understand the root causes of certain thoughts and behaviours to develop the appropriate support. Such behaviours may include self-harm and aggression, which may mask underlying issues that I am hoping to uncover and help clients cope with."
(844) 332-2236
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
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"SPECIALIZATION in tweens/teens ages 12-18. I also work with adults. Do you want to make a change in your life? Find new ways to cope? Maybe I can help you. People may go to counselling when their own strategies are no longer working for them. I believe it's important to understand the root causes of certain thoughts and behaviours to develop the appropriate support. Such behaviours may include self-harm and aggression, which may mask underlying issues that I am hoping to uncover and help clients cope with."
Julia Maiorino, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1B
"It is my goal to provide my clients with a warm, nonjudgmental and honest environment where they can feel most comfortable exploring their thoughts, emotions and troubles. Much of my experience comes from working in mental health at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. I have a passion for working with adolescents and adults as they develop the courage to explore their vulnerabilities on their journey towards wellness and fulfilment. My experience has allowed me to develop skills in working with depression, anxiety, grief, issues related to sexuality, emotional regulation, social fears and phobias, self-esteem and suicidal ideation."
(833) 876-9073
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1B
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"It is my goal to provide my clients with a warm, nonjudgmental and honest environment where they can feel most comfortable exploring their thoughts, emotions and troubles. Much of my experience comes from working in mental health at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. I have a passion for working with adolescents and adults as they develop the courage to explore their vulnerabilities on their journey towards wellness and fulfilment. My experience has allowed me to develop skills in working with depression, anxiety, grief, issues related to sexuality, emotional regulation, social fears and phobias, self-esteem and suicidal ideation."
Anne Theriault, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
"Over 32 years as a professor, supervisor, researcher, and psychologist, I have come to believe in the power of a caring and reliable therapeutic relationship as a starting point for change. I help people who are dealing with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, relationship difficulties, infidelity, divorce, adult repercussions of childhood trauma, life transitions, adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, struggles with self-esteem, confusion, loneliness and isolation. I also partner with people who want to explore avenues to make their lives more meaningful and authentic, reflective of who they truly are. Francophones bienvenues!"
(613) 604-0518
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
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"Over 32 years as a professor, supervisor, researcher, and psychologist, I have come to believe in the power of a caring and reliable therapeutic relationship as a starting point for change. I help people who are dealing with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, relationship difficulties, infidelity, divorce, adult repercussions of childhood trauma, life transitions, adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, struggles with self-esteem, confusion, loneliness and isolation. I also partner with people who want to explore avenues to make their lives more meaningful and authentic, reflective of who they truly are. Francophones bienvenues!"
Elizabeth St. John, Counsellor
Counsellor, MA, RP
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
"Saturday Availability - It's always hard to reach out when you're struggling and it can be even harder to reach out to a stranger. It can be difficult to find the right therapist for you, and so it's important to make an informed decision about with whom you choose to share your , and your family's story. As a psychotherapist, I work with clients to help them find tools that work for them. As every person is different, I adjust my approach to fit you, using techniques from many disciplines such as cognitive-behavioural therapy, emotion-focused therapy, and attachment based therapies. I make it my priority to offer clients a safe, open and non-judgmental space in order to grow at their own pace. www.escounsellingottawa.com "
(819) 975-0697
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
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"Saturday Availability - It's always hard to reach out when you're struggling and it can be even harder to reach out to a stranger. It can be difficult to find the right therapist for you, and so it's important to make an informed decision about with whom you choose to share your , and your family's story. As a psychotherapist, I work with clients to help them find tools that work for them. As every person is different, I adjust my approach to fit you, using techniques from many disciplines such as cognitive-behavioural therapy, emotion-focused therapy, and attachment based therapies. I make it my priority to offer clients a safe, open and non-judgmental space in order to grow at their own pace. www.escounsellingottawa.com "
Amanda Telford, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
"WELCOMING NEW CLIENTS. Over the years, I have worked with many clients struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, work-life balance, interpersonal difficulties, chronic stress, life transitions, guilt, and shame. Many people often reach a point where they are feeling stuck, overwhelmed, alone, isolated, or have tried countless self help approaches with varying levels of success. Together, we can talk about your current situation, identify what your needs are, and form goals to help you move forward. We will also work together to build new coping strategies and skills to help you live the life you want to live."
(613) 801-3618
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1S
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"WELCOMING NEW CLIENTS. Over the years, I have worked with many clients struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, work-life balance, interpersonal difficulties, chronic stress, life transitions, guilt, and shame. Many people often reach a point where they are feeling stuck, overwhelmed, alone, isolated, or have tried countless self help approaches with varying levels of success. Together, we can talk about your current situation, identify what your needs are, and form goals to help you move forward. We will also work together to build new coping strategies and skills to help you live the life you want to live."
Ottawa Centre for Resilience, Psychologist
Psychologist, CPsych
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1H
"We are a mental health centre for childhood trauma & dissociation, attachment, adoption, and high-conflict families for Ottawa and surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on returning calls within 24 hours and ensuring clients speak to a clinician within 1 week. Our clinicians have additional training in a variety of evidence-based trauma-informed approaches for treating children, youth, adults, and families, including psycho-biologically and somatic based approaches, such as EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, SMART, and Brainspotting."
(613) 714-0662
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1H
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"We are a mental health centre for childhood trauma & dissociation, attachment, adoption, and high-conflict families for Ottawa and surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on returning calls within 24 hours and ensuring clients speak to a clinician within 1 week. Our clinicians have additional training in a variety of evidence-based trauma-informed approaches for treating children, youth, adults, and families, including psycho-biologically and somatic based approaches, such as EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, SMART, and Brainspotting."
Laura Randolph, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K2A
"I have been working in clinical and community settings in mental health and addictions since 2011. I am honoured to support individual adults who are experiencing grief due to death or other loss, self-esteem and relationship issues, substance use, depression, anxiety, and traumatic injury. We all have within us a resilience to confront and handle even the most challenging of issues and I have such admiration of an individual's courage to explore and seek guidance in enhancing the quality of their life. A confidential, compassionate, and personalized approach to care is my priority."
(613) 704-5471
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K2A
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"I have been working in clinical and community settings in mental health and addictions since 2011. I am honoured to support individual adults who are experiencing grief due to death or other loss, self-esteem and relationship issues, substance use, depression, anxiety, and traumatic injury. We all have within us a resilience to confront and handle even the most challenging of issues and I have such admiration of an individual's courage to explore and seek guidance in enhancing the quality of their life. A confidential, compassionate, and personalized approach to care is my priority."
Erin Roach, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MEd, CCC, RP(Q)
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K2P
"I believe that everybody needs help at certain times in their life. I am passionate about helping others, and it would be my absolute pleasure to work with you on your journey to living life to the fullest. Are you struggling with stress, depression, and/or anxiety? Do you struggle with boundaries, interpersonal conflict, and/or self-esteem? Do you need support through life's upheavals, and/or exploring sexual orientation/gender? I would love to assist your journey with any of these, and more. At the moment, my office hours are Monday evenings only."
(613) 701-6384
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K2P
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"I believe that everybody needs help at certain times in their life. I am passionate about helping others, and it would be my absolute pleasure to work with you on your journey to living life to the fullest. Are you struggling with stress, depression, and/or anxiety? Do you struggle with boundaries, interpersonal conflict, and/or self-esteem? Do you need support through life's upheavals, and/or exploring sexual orientation/gender? I would love to assist your journey with any of these, and more. At the moment, my office hours are Monday evenings only."
Miguel Nucete-Crowther, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y
"I work in individual psychotherapy with adults, who are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, life transitions, isolation, burnout syndrome, low self-esteem, high levels of stress, communication and relationship issues. I am passionate about working in therapy by building a strong therapeutic relationship within a safe and supportive environment, to help individuals gain insight into their functioning, and provide new ways of seeing themselves. I have extensive clinical experience helping individuals with chronic illnesses to better cope with their health issues and the emotional process related to the acceptance of the disease and medical treatments."
(855) 997-1822
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y
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"I work in individual psychotherapy with adults, who are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, life transitions, isolation, burnout syndrome, low self-esteem, high levels of stress, communication and relationship issues. I am passionate about working in therapy by building a strong therapeutic relationship within a safe and supportive environment, to help individuals gain insight into their functioning, and provide new ways of seeing themselves. I have extensive clinical experience helping individuals with chronic illnesses to better cope with their health issues and the emotional process related to the acceptance of the disease and medical treatments."
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. "
Sophia Nicoli Willow Roots Therapy Counselling Services,
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
"Some of the issues I focus on are depression, anxiety, communication skills’ building, school truancy, pre and post-marital conflict, attention-deficit disorder, intimacy issues and any day-to-day life concerns. If you feel ready to explore your feelings and you are willing to work on yourself, please contact me to set up an appointment. My practice is supervised by a Registered Psychologist and therefore my services are eligible for reimbursement by most extended health insurance plans. Please confirm your coverage with your insurance provider prior to your appointment."
(888) 978-9151
Ottawa, Ontario K1N
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"Some of the issues I focus on are depression, anxiety, communication skills’ building, school truancy, pre and post-marital conflict, attention-deficit disorder, intimacy issues and any day-to-day life concerns. If you feel ready to explore your feelings and you are willing to work on yourself, please contact me to set up an appointment. My practice is supervised by a Registered Psychologist and therefore my services are eligible for reimbursement by most extended health insurance plans. Please confirm your coverage with your insurance provider prior to your appointment."
Marie Robertson,
Ottawa, Ontario K2P
"The counselling process is similar to carefully peeling back the layers of an onion. You need to feel safe and in control as the layers of your story are revealed. Together, we uncover deeper parts of the self that may be hidden from conscious thought ... old scripts and tapes that are still playing today and causing you pain and anxiety. You can change your life by bringing these old patterns and voices into the light of day for examination. My work is to support, guide, and challenge you so you can empower yourself to deal with past issues and present concerns."
(877) 370-8838
Ottawa, Ontario K2P
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"The counselling process is similar to carefully peeling back the layers of an onion. You need to feel safe and in control as the layers of your story are revealed. Together, we uncover deeper parts of the self that may be hidden from conscious thought ... old scripts and tapes that are still playing today and causing you pain and anxiety. You can change your life by bringing these old patterns and voices into the light of day for examination. My work is to support, guide, and challenge you so you can empower yourself to deal with past issues and present concerns."
Tesia Bryski, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP(Q), RYT-200
Verified by Psychology Today
Ottawa, Ontario K1K
"Hello! I am a registered psychotherapist passionate about creating a warm, welcoming space in which you can allow your authentic self to shine. I invite the surfacing of distress or emotional reactions in the present-moment, trusting that you are in a safe space to heal. My specialty is in Mindfulness-Based Interventions, including Mindfulness-Based Symptom Management, Mindfulness-informed Congnitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindful Self-Compassion, and meditative practices. I also focus on CBT and ACT. My therapeutic approach is integrative, flexible, and personal to best suit your needs."
(343) 700-6103
Verified
Ottawa, Ontario K1K
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"Hello! I am a registered psychotherapist passionate about creating a warm, welcoming space in which you can allow your authentic self to shine. I invite the surfacing of distress or emotional reactions in the present-moment, trusting that you are in a safe space to heal. My specialty is in Mindfulness-Based Interventions, including Mindfulness-Based Symptom Management, Mindfulness-informed Congnitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindful Self-Compassion, and meditative practices. I also focus on CBT and ACT. My therapeutic approach is integrative, flexible, and personal to best suit your needs."

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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.