Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I partner with clients whose goals range from healing body shame and disordered eating to enhancing athletic performance or adjusting to living with chronic illness. Throughout the process, we explore new ways of relating with yourself, examine any obstacles along the way, and take manageable steps towards your goals. You get to decide how healing, recovery and growth will look like for you. I am simply a guide as you implement meaningful change and discover your own advocate, carer, and champion from within.
Feminist
(289) 275-6691
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
I partner with clients whose goals range from healing body shame and disordered eating to enhancing athletic performance or adjusting to living with chronic illness. Throughout the process, we explore new ways of relating with yourself, examine any obstacles along the way, and take manageable steps towards your goals. You get to decide how healing, recovery and growth will look like for you. I am simply a guide as you implement meaningful change and discover your own advocate, carer, and champion from within.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSSW, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I have a strong belief in the healing process of therapy and have worked for over 20 years supporting people who are in psychological and emotional pain. I help people find stability and reconnect with themselves, as they do the important work of reclaiming and changing their life for the better. Whether you have thought about trying therapy for a long time, perhaps it's a brand new idea, or even if you have done some "healing" work in the past and feel like it is time to tackle new challenges - I am here to help.
Feminist
(289) 809-9811
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
I have a strong belief in the healing process of therapy and have worked for over 20 years supporting people who are in psychological and emotional pain. I help people find stability and reconnect with themselves, as they do the important work of reclaiming and changing their life for the better. Whether you have thought about trying therapy for a long time, perhaps it's a brand new idea, or even if you have done some "healing" work in the past and feel like it is time to tackle new challenges - I am here to help.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RN, BA, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Namaste! I provide individual, relationship and marriage counselling, in a nonjudgmental, relaxed environment. Over the last 35 years I have worked with individuals and couples guiding, teaching and helping them by using an eclectic approach, and a variety of different types of modalities depending on the particular needs of my clients. I also provide family mediation and relationship counselling for couples who have split. I am a sex therapist, working with all couples and individuals. I specialize in many areas, as I believe all issues are connected, so to treat problems in isolation is unrealistic and can be short lived.
Feminist
(844) 331-0249
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
Namaste! I provide individual, relationship and marriage counselling, in a nonjudgmental, relaxed environment. Over the last 35 years I have worked with individuals and couples guiding, teaching and helping them by using an eclectic approach, and a variety of different types of modalities depending on the particular needs of my clients. I also provide family mediation and relationship counselling for couples who have split. I am a sex therapist, working with all couples and individuals. I specialize in many areas, as I believe all issues are connected, so to treat problems in isolation is unrealistic and can be short lived.
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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**
Feminist
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
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**
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, RP, RMFT, CAMFT, OAHMP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
I believe that successful therapy begins with finding the right therapist for you. To help you accomplish this, during our initial consultation, I establish whether you are comfortable with my approach to therapy, training and experience. I respect your right to ask any questions and find answers that are relevant to developing a strong, professional theraputic relationship. Important aspects that will help you choose the right therapist are that they: can show you a relevant diploma or license to practice have completed training which includes theoretical perspectives and supervised practice listen and respect your feelings connect well with you
Feminist
(289) 271-0709
Verified

Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
I believe that successful therapy begins with finding the right therapist for you. To help you accomplish this, during our initial consultation, I establish whether you are comfortable with my approach to therapy, training and experience. I respect your right to ask any questions and find answers that are relevant to developing a strong, professional theraputic relationship. Important aspects that will help you choose the right therapist are that they: can show you a relevant diploma or license to practice have completed training which includes theoretical perspectives and supervised practice listen and respect your feelings connect well with you
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Art Therapist, ExAT, BA
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a creative arts therapist working with the expressive art therapy person-centered approach. I also have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts from York University. I have been working with people experiencing various levels of distress since 2017. I work out of The Insight Clinic in downtown Whitby. I have success in supporting clients to work through their challenges, build personal strengths and achieve balance and wholeness within their lives. I work with individuals and groups 18 years and older to address the following issues:
Feminist
(289) 278-2449
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
I am a creative arts therapist working with the expressive art therapy person-centered approach. I also have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts from York University. I have been working with people experiencing various levels of distress since 2017. I work out of The Insight Clinic in downtown Whitby. I have success in supporting clients to work through their challenges, build personal strengths and achieve balance and wholeness within their lives. I work with individuals and groups 18 years and older to address the following issues:
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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.
Feminist
(289) 806-3925
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
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.
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Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
**Offering sliding scale rates** I work with a broad range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body-image, life transitions, and challenging family or life circumstances. I strongly believe that my clients have the power to bring about positive change in their own lives. I am here to encourage and empower them throughout the sessions together. I do my best to foster a safe and open space where change can occur.
Feminist
(365) 804-5290
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
**Offering sliding scale rates** I work with a broad range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body-image, life transitions, and challenging family or life circumstances. I strongly believe that my clients have the power to bring about positive change in their own lives. I am here to encourage and empower them throughout the sessions together. I do my best to foster a safe and open space where change can occur.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MDiv, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I believe everyone has a compelling narrative for where they are now, at this moment. Hence, my commitment to creating a safe, collaborative environment in which you can evaluate your needs and take the steps needed to see desired change and outcome. Working from a client-centred perspective allows us to build on your strength and support you to make meaning of your situation. I firmly believe that good relationships are the product of conscious personal investments in our lives and our significant others. By focusing on meaningful connections, we are empowered to give and receive love and compassion.
Feminist
(647) 496-5606
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
I believe everyone has a compelling narrative for where they are now, at this moment. Hence, my commitment to creating a safe, collaborative environment in which you can evaluate your needs and take the steps needed to see desired change and outcome. Working from a client-centred perspective allows us to build on your strength and support you to make meaning of your situation. I firmly believe that good relationships are the product of conscious personal investments in our lives and our significant others. By focusing on meaningful connections, we are empowered to give and receive love and compassion.
Photo of Kristy Day, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
*Wait list* Finding the right therapist and committing to the process of psychotherapy isn't easy. If you’re ready to develop insight and strategies in an accepting environment, l'm ready to use humour, energy, and warmth to supplement principles from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and other methods to customize an approach. I work with adults in many stressful circumstances, and particularly enjoy working with those newly diagnosed with a mood or anxiety disorder, supporting a loved one with mental illness, or having difficulty regulating their emotions.
Feminist
(289) 768-8921
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
*Wait list* Finding the right therapist and committing to the process of psychotherapy isn't easy. If you’re ready to develop insight and strategies in an accepting environment, l'm ready to use humour, energy, and warmth to supplement principles from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and other methods to customize an approach. I work with adults in many stressful circumstances, and particularly enjoy working with those newly diagnosed with a mood or anxiety disorder, supporting a loved one with mental illness, or having difficulty regulating their emotions.
Photo of Sheila Raitt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, HBA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Hello and welcome. I'm here to support you: overcome your current challenges, recover from the wounds you have sustained, heal the pain you carry. You don't have to do it alone. My clients explore a range of issues: stress, relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, anger, grief, overwhelm, & self-esteem. I work with adults healing the wounds of childhood: emotional, psychological, physical and sexual abuse, indifference, neglect, and other traumas. The healing process is a transformative one, involving an honest and open exploration of your thoughts and emotions; if you are ready to do this, we are likely a good therapeutic fit.
Feminist
(877) 659-2344
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
Hello and welcome. I'm here to support you: overcome your current challenges, recover from the wounds you have sustained, heal the pain you carry. You don't have to do it alone. My clients explore a range of issues: stress, relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, anger, grief, overwhelm, & self-esteem. I work with adults healing the wounds of childhood: emotional, psychological, physical and sexual abuse, indifference, neglect, and other traumas. The healing process is a transformative one, involving an honest and open exploration of your thoughts and emotions; if you are ready to do this, we are likely a good therapeutic fit.
Photo of Sabrina Young, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
If you're searching for peace or a way back to feeling good again, we can work together towards achieving your goal. Are you overwhelmed with worry thoughts, anxiety or panic attacks? Do you feel sad, overwhelmed or hopeless? Contact me and let's talk about taking the first step on the path to change. I offer evidence-based therapies (ie. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, etc.) for the treatment of depression, anxiety and other emotional challenges.
Feminist
(647) 952-5975
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
If you're searching for peace or a way back to feeling good again, we can work together towards achieving your goal. Are you overwhelmed with worry thoughts, anxiety or panic attacks? Do you feel sad, overwhelmed or hopeless? Contact me and let's talk about taking the first step on the path to change. I offer evidence-based therapies (ie. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, etc.) for the treatment of depression, anxiety and other emotional challenges.
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).
Feminist
(647) 696-7134
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
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 Sirtonski Wellness Space, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA Hons, MACP, ExA, 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.
Feminist
(647) 952-9741
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
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.
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M.A Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Kristen is a pre-licensed student therapist specializing in art therapy as well as talk therapy. She has worked with a variety of demographics including teens, adults, and seniors in both clinical and community settings. Her approach to therapy is client-centered, trauma-informed and attachment-based, with a keen ear for supporting and treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, as well as eating disorders. Kristen believes in working collaboratively, encouraging her clients to set the pace for treatment as they strive towards healing in a safe, judgement-free environment.
Feminist
(365) 653-5412
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
Kristen is a pre-licensed student therapist specializing in art therapy as well as talk therapy. She has worked with a variety of demographics including teens, adults, and seniors in both clinical and community settings. Her approach to therapy is client-centered, trauma-informed and attachment-based, with a keen ear for supporting and treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, as well as eating disorders. Kristen believes in working collaboratively, encouraging her clients to set the pace for treatment as they strive towards healing in a safe, judgement-free environment.
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BA, MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our humanity is shared in that we all experience stress, pain, and conflicts in our lives. Through small shifts, our relationships with others and ourselves can improve when we align our inner experience, thoughts, and behaviours with our authentic self. I like to approach therapy by helping you uncover the blocks that are keeping you from living as the absolute best version of yourself.
Feminist
(289) 768-8119
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
Our humanity is shared in that we all experience stress, pain, and conflicts in our lives. Through small shifts, our relationships with others and ourselves can improve when we align our inner experience, thoughts, and behaviours with our authentic self. I like to approach therapy by helping you uncover the blocks that are keeping you from living as the absolute best version of yourself.
Photo of Sadaf Jamal, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), M.Sc., MPS, RYT, FIS, YACEP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Do you feel numb in times of emotional distress? 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 your 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, and soul.
Feminist
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Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Feminist
Do you feel numb in times of emotional distress? 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 your 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, and soul.
Photo of Julia Rick Wellness Consulting, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, CCC, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My background is in Counselling Psychology. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a Registered Psychotherapist. I'm passionate about helping children and adults to address issues that have a negative impact on their mental health. I focus on building strong therapeutic relationships and use a goal-oriented approach to support clients in making progress that best fits their needs. I believe strongly in the effectiveness of wrap-around support and treatment planning. With approval of the client, this sometimes involves working with their family doctor or additional service providers when appropriate.
Feminist
(289) 677-1776
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
My background is in Counselling Psychology. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a Registered Psychotherapist. I'm passionate about helping children and adults to address issues that have a negative impact on their mental health. I focus on building strong therapeutic relationships and use a goal-oriented approach to support clients in making progress that best fits their needs. I believe strongly in the effectiveness of wrap-around support and treatment planning. With approval of the client, this sometimes involves working with their family doctor or additional service providers when appropriate.
Photo of Marcus Kupila, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Currently offering remote sessions (phone and video call). Accepting new clients. When most clients come to me they don't know where to start. Things have been difficult and they haven't been able to overcome their problems alone or with their friend's advice. My clients need someone to listen, someone who knows about the fake face, someone who can help them understand "why"; and help them find a way to get healthy. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology from OISE | UofT the University of Toronto where I learned to use research-supported methods to help clients be empowered. Clients are always the experts on themselves.
Feminist
(647) 696-6437
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Whitby, ON L1N
Feminist
Currently offering remote sessions (phone and video call). Accepting new clients. When most clients come to me they don't know where to start. Things have been difficult and they haven't been able to overcome their problems alone or with their friend's advice. My clients need someone to listen, someone who knows about the fake face, someone who can help them understand "why"; and help them find a way to get healthy. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology from OISE | UofT the University of Toronto where I learned to use research-supported methods to help clients be empowered. Clients are always the experts on themselves.
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Ellen Schlesinger
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, JD Verified
Verified
Is there a tug inside you, aching for your life to be different or better? Conflict between your inner voice, that whispers its wisdom, and influential norms that impress you with what you “should” do? You may be questioning your sense of belonging in this world. Worries of whether you’re good/smart/capable enough. Existential concerns of whether you are doing yourself, or your spirit, justice. You may wish to free yourself from patterns learned in childhood, or the professional culture you now find yourself a part of. At heart, you wish to experience a peaceful sense of self, joyful relationships, and meaningful work.
Feminist
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Feminist
Is there a tug inside you, aching for your life to be different or better? Conflict between your inner voice, that whispers its wisdom, and influential norms that impress you with what you “should” do? You may be questioning your sense of belonging in this world. Worries of whether you’re good/smart/capable enough. Existential concerns of whether you are doing yourself, or your spirit, justice. You may wish to free yourself from patterns learned in childhood, or the professional culture you now find yourself a part of. At heart, you wish to experience a peaceful sense of self, joyful relationships, and meaningful work.

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Feminist Counsellors
If you're looking for Feminist Therapy in L1N or for a L1N Feminist Therapist, these professionals provide feminist therapy counselling, and have a feminist perspective and orientation. They include feminist therapists in L1N, feminist psychotherapists in L1N, feminist psychologists, and feminist counsellors.
Feminist therapy is an integrative approach to psychotherapy that focuses on gender and the particular challenges and stressors that women face as a result of bias, stereotyping, oppression, discrimination, and other factors that threaten their mental health. The therapeutic relationship, based on an authentic connection and equality between the therapist and the client, helps empower clients understand the social factors that contribute to their issues, discover and claim their unique identity, and build on personal strengths to better their own lives and that of others.

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.