Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP, RP-Q Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
***Currently offering Phone and Online Video sessions. If you are a Front Line Worker go to https://covid19therapists.com/ for Free Therapy over the Phone.*** When we feel overwhelmed, resentful, anxious, or unhappy, our emotions are telling us that something isn't right. Usually that is because we have started making decisions that are intended to protect us from feeling pain that we have felt before, pain that was too much too bare. When we discover what these patterns in our behaviour or relationships are, and what the pain or fear is that is underneath them, it can open up space for joy, creativity, and peace.
Lesbian
(289) 803-3332
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
***Currently offering Phone and Online Video sessions. If you are a Front Line Worker go to https://covid19therapists.com/ for Free Therapy over the Phone.*** When we feel overwhelmed, resentful, anxious, or unhappy, our emotions are telling us that something isn't right. Usually that is because we have started making decisions that are intended to protect us from feeling pain that we have felt before, pain that was too much too bare. When we discover what these patterns in our behaviour or relationships are, and what the pain or fear is that is underneath them, it can open up space for joy, creativity, and peace.
Photo of Making Connections Counselling- Steve Chiasson, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, BA, CPGC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits in an attempt to cope. My approach focuses on learning to effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships and on living life in a manner consistent with your values. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Lesbian
(289) 677-1922
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits in an attempt to cope. My approach focuses on learning to effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships and on living life in a manner consistent with your values. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Photo of Michelle Nicholson
BSc Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Suffering is a part of life. It is something we all have in common, yet can feel so alone and isolated in. It can present in many ways, whether it been through depression, anxiety, anger, and it can impact many areas of our lives such as activities of daily living, our ability to function socially and cognitively, and our adaptability to stress. For some, being resilient in the face of struggle comes naturally whereas for others, this is something we must actively work towards. Through the therapeutic process, I strive to help you to uncover your own resiliency and inner strength to persevere in the face of struggle.
Lesbian
(289) 809-6955
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
Suffering is a part of life. It is something we all have in common, yet can feel so alone and isolated in. It can present in many ways, whether it been through depression, anxiety, anger, and it can impact many areas of our lives such as activities of daily living, our ability to function socially and cognitively, and our adaptability to stress. For some, being resilient in the face of struggle comes naturally whereas for others, this is something we must actively work towards. Through the therapeutic process, I strive to help you to uncover your own resiliency and inner strength to persevere in the face of struggle.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
Lesbian
(289) 804-3654
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
Photo of Mind Matters Psychotherapy & Creative Education, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Mind Matters Psychotherapy & Creative Education has a team of Clinical Therapists who are dedicate to working with clients in unique ways which are tailored to the clients individual strengths and challenges. We have a diverse team of professionals such as Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Nurse Psychotherapists, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Accredited Music Therapist, and a Hynotherapist.
Lesbian
(365) 300-1758
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
Mind Matters Psychotherapy & Creative Education has a team of Clinical Therapists who are dedicate to working with clients in unique ways which are tailored to the clients individual strengths and challenges. We have a diverse team of professionals such as Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Nurse Psychotherapists, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Accredited Music Therapist, and a Hynotherapist.
Photo of New Beginnings Ontario - Shannon Mossip Psychology, Psychologist
Whitby, ON L1N
At New Beginnings, clients have the opportunity to explore their strengths and limitations in a safe, confidential, and accepting environment. We provide assessment, intervention, and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults who exhibit symptoms of inattention, concentration difficulty, memory impairment, hyperactivity, poor academic performance, and learning disabilities. We offer group therapy programs for children diagnosed with Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Anxiety. In addition, we offer therapy and assessments through WSIB.
Lesbian
(844) 332-2404
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
At New Beginnings, clients have the opportunity to explore their strengths and limitations in a safe, confidential, and accepting environment. We provide assessment, intervention, and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults who exhibit symptoms of inattention, concentration difficulty, memory impairment, hyperactivity, poor academic performance, and learning disabilities. We offer group therapy programs for children diagnosed with Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Anxiety. In addition, we offer therapy and assessments through WSIB.
Photo of Sirtonski Wellness Space, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA Hons, MACP, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Lesbian
(289) 806-3925
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Photo of Brittany Sirtonski, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BAHons, MACP, ExA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our strengths-based, creativity-focused group clinic specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. We are experienced in working with children and adolescents who are dealing with challenges including anxiety, depression, self-harm, aggression/behaviour management, oppositional defiance, coping skills, social skills, ADHD, Autism-Spectrum (ASD), and Asperger's, as well as parent training. Additionally, we offer counselling to adults for a variety of life challenges including relationship/communication issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma (including survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault), grief, coping, self-acceptance, self-care, and anger management. **See website for Clinician bios incl. Counselling Intern**
Lesbian
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
Our strengths-based, creativity-focused group clinic specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. We are experienced in working with children and adolescents who are dealing with challenges including anxiety, depression, self-harm, aggression/behaviour management, oppositional defiance, coping skills, social skills, ADHD, Autism-Spectrum (ASD), and Asperger's, as well as parent training. Additionally, we offer counselling to adults for a variety of life challenges including relationship/communication issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma (including survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault), grief, coping, self-acceptance, self-care, and anger management. **See website for Clinician bios incl. Counselling Intern**
Photo of Iren Karki
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.
Lesbian
(365) 804-5290
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
**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.
Photo of Dawn Bernard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP, EMDR II Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
"Do you find yourself struggling to move past your past? Do you feel stuck in the depths of depression? Are you struggling to manage your anger? Are you exhausted from dealing with anxiety or PTSD? If so, I sincerely want to work WITH you to achieve the life, and the inner peace you deserve." For the past 14 years, I've had the privilege of witnessing people's courage to share their stories and lives with me. Through sharing your difficulties with a counsellor you trust, and being willing to be vulnerable in a therapeutic relationship, change happens.
Lesbian
(647) 697-4093
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
"Do you find yourself struggling to move past your past? Do you feel stuck in the depths of depression? Are you struggling to manage your anger? Are you exhausted from dealing with anxiety or PTSD? If so, I sincerely want to work WITH you to achieve the life, and the inner peace you deserve." For the past 14 years, I've had the privilege of witnessing people's courage to share their stories and lives with me. Through sharing your difficulties with a counsellor you trust, and being willing to be vulnerable in a therapeutic relationship, change happens.
Photo of Preethy Benjamin, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP(Q) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with 9 years experience working with Children, Youth and their Family. As Carl Rogers quoted “People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” I believe we sometimes need a safe and trusting space to understand our inner struggles and recognize ways to cope. I see my professional role as helping individuals recognize their own strengths and beauty by being present with them in their mental health journey.
Lesbian
(289) 278-6921
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with 9 years experience working with Children, Youth and their Family. As Carl Rogers quoted “People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” I believe we sometimes need a safe and trusting space to understand our inner struggles and recognize ways to cope. I see my professional role as helping individuals recognize their own strengths and beauty by being present with them in their mental health journey.
Photo of Cathy Shurie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RSSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Lesbian
(289) 769-9570
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Photo of Vanessa Robson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Since 2007, I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families to facilitate positive change within their lives. My professional experience includes providing therapy in the culturally-diverse communities of Fort Lauderdale and Toronto. With empathy and a respect for self-determination, I am committed to building a trusting relationship with my clients so that they feel safe to share their experiences, identify patterns in their lives, and explore opportunities for personal growth.
Lesbian
(905) 655-0752
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
Since 2007, I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families to facilitate positive change within their lives. My professional experience includes providing therapy in the culturally-diverse communities of Fort Lauderdale and Toronto. With empathy and a respect for self-determination, I am committed to building a trusting relationship with my clients so that they feel safe to share their experiences, identify patterns in their lives, and explore opportunities for personal growth.
Photo of Veronica Lowe, Counsellor
Counsellor, MC, RP, CCC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
It takes courage to begin therapy, and yet it is also your first step towards bringing about the change you desire. It takes belief in self that you are capable of becoming the person you want to be. I work with you to provide a safe, supportive environment that is based on trust that allows you to realize your own potential for growth beyond the difficulties you face. I have witnessed countless times clients who have shown how much they can overcome. Together we apply a mindfulness therapeutic approach, grounded in efficacy-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Therapy and other.
Lesbian
(855) 914-2740
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
It takes courage to begin therapy, and yet it is also your first step towards bringing about the change you desire. It takes belief in self that you are capable of becoming the person you want to be. I work with you to provide a safe, supportive environment that is based on trust that allows you to realize your own potential for growth beyond the difficulties you face. I have witnessed countless times clients who have shown how much they can overcome. Together we apply a mindfulness therapeutic approach, grounded in efficacy-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Therapy and other.
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.
Lesbian
(289) 677-1776
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
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 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.
Lesbian
(877) 659-2344
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
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 Christine Cunningham, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, RSSW, PMH-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Everyone said that motherhood would be the most wonderful time. I feel like something is off, why don't I feel wonderful? Why do I feel sad or scared about this new baby? Why do I feel all alone? How come I'm having a hard time conceiving when everyone makes it look so easy? How come I lost my baby and all of my friends and family around me got to have their babies? All of these experiences can feel so isolating and you are looking for support in coping with the heaviness of it all.
Lesbian
(289) 274-8468
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
Everyone said that motherhood would be the most wonderful time. I feel like something is off, why don't I feel wonderful? Why do I feel sad or scared about this new baby? Why do I feel all alone? How come I'm having a hard time conceiving when everyone makes it look so easy? How come I lost my baby and all of my friends and family around me got to have their babies? All of these experiences can feel so isolating and you are looking for support in coping with the heaviness of it all.
Photo of Megan Cameron, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
If you are looking for an open minded, thoughtful and empathetic therapist, it's time to give me a call. I hold a Master's degree in Social Work from University of Windsor and over 15 years experience in mental health and community services. I have experience working with diverse client’s and have a passion for helping individuals, couples and families. Please note: I offer counselling via a secure video format or in the comfort of your own home.
Lesbian
(289) 312-8937
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
If you are looking for an open minded, thoughtful and empathetic therapist, it's time to give me a call. I hold a Master's degree in Social Work from University of Windsor and over 15 years experience in mental health and community services. I have experience working with diverse client’s and have a passion for helping individuals, couples and families. Please note: I offer counselling via a secure video format or in the comfort of your own home.
Photo of Blooming Minds Mental Health, B.A., M.S.W., R.S.W., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Blooming Minds Mental Health is here to help children, teens and transitional aged youth (18-25) along their journey towards mental health stability through video counselling, in-home, or in-office sessions. Blooming Minds believes in using evidence based clinical interventions to help people build their capacity to reach more balanced ways of thinking, feeling and behaving. The primary focus is to help people with mental health issues regain their confidence in their ability to cope with their emotions and to lead more positive and fulfilling lives.
Lesbian
(289) 312-0163
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
Blooming Minds Mental Health is here to help children, teens and transitional aged youth (18-25) along their journey towards mental health stability through video counselling, in-home, or in-office sessions. Blooming Minds believes in using evidence based clinical interventions to help people build their capacity to reach more balanced ways of thinking, feeling and behaving. The primary focus is to help people with mental health issues regain their confidence in their ability to cope with their emotions and to lead more positive and fulfilling lives.
Photo of Donna Sherman,
RN, BScN, MScN
Whitby, ON L1N
I am passionate about people and their overall well being. I work with youth and young adults who are transitioning from one phase in life to another (i.e. high-school to college/university or recently diagnosed with an illness or mental health disorder) and who are finding the change overwhelming and sometimes difficult to manage. I also work with individuals, families, and couples who are facing some of life’s tough realities such as the breakdown of a relationship, divorce, loss, grief, and bereavement. I also support people with a range of other mental health challenges like depression, anxiety disorders, and trauma.
Lesbian
(365) 400-8355
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Whitby, ON L1N
Lesbian
I am passionate about people and their overall well being. I work with youth and young adults who are transitioning from one phase in life to another (i.e. high-school to college/university or recently diagnosed with an illness or mental health disorder) and who are finding the change overwhelming and sometimes difficult to manage. I also work with individuals, families, and couples who are facing some of life’s tough realities such as the breakdown of a relationship, divorce, loss, grief, and bereavement. I also support people with a range of other mental health challenges like depression, anxiety disorders, and trauma.

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Lesbian Counsellors
We should make clear that not all the counsellors listed here are themselves lesbian. Rather, they specialise in helping with all aspects of being lesbian in L1N. They help with lesbian couples in lesbian relationships, lesbianism and L1N lesbian counselling issues that affect lesbian life.

If you're lesbian or are looking for help with lesbian issues in L1N or for a L1N lesbian counsellor these professionals provide lesbian counselling, lesbian therapy and lesbian friendly care for lesbians or gays. They include lesbian friendly therapists plus lesbian counsellors in L1N, lesbian psychologists and lesbian therapists.

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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.