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.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 803-3332
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
***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.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, RSW
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 799-4089
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
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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**
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 271-0709
Verified

Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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
Photo of Thrive CBT, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSc Hon, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Whether it is anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, OCD or another concern, we are here to help. It takes a lot of courage to reach out for help and you should commend yourself for taking this step. Therapy is not an easy process and it takes work. However, that hard work can often lead to great insight and personal growth.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(365) 988-0371
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Whether it is anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, OCD or another concern, we are here to help. It takes a lot of courage to reach out for help and you should commend yourself for taking this step. Therapy is not an easy process and it takes work. However, that hard work can often lead to great insight and personal growth.
Photo of Sheena Eady Psychotherapy and Counselling Services, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, HBA, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Struggling? Looking for something effective? You’re trying. Of course, you want to give it your best shot on your own. You may have a strong foundation you're working from and perhaps something is missing. Stuck feelings of frustration, anger, fear, guilt, shame, and despair can compromise your ability to live well and be the version of yourself you want to be. Everyone wants you to be happy. You do too. My wish for you is not this. It is for you to acquire the ability to work through stuck emotions/thoughts/behaviours, to achieve long lasting change, joy, freedom, and peace. You can BE YOUR FREE and find it with support. CALL.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(249) 490-8480
Verified
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Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Struggling? Looking for something effective? You’re trying. Of course, you want to give it your best shot on your own. You may have a strong foundation you're working from and perhaps something is missing. Stuck feelings of frustration, anger, fear, guilt, shame, and despair can compromise your ability to live well and be the version of yourself you want to be. Everyone wants you to be happy. You do too. My wish for you is not this. It is for you to acquire the ability to work through stuck emotions/thoughts/behaviours, to achieve long lasting change, joy, freedom, and peace. You can BE YOUR FREE and find it with support. CALL.
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.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(365) 400-8355
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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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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.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(647) 697-4093
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
"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.
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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:
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 278-2449
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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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Psychologist, PhD, CPsych, MA, BA, BusAdm Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Sport Psychology has been our specialty for 3 decades. We are well known for having produced dozens of elite athletes who have reached their dreams as professionals in hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, horse racing and to obtain scholarships to dozens of top U.S. Colleges. We teach you how to conquer anxiety, frustration, depression, lack of consistency and how to develop mental toughness, confidence, concentration, flow, zone, self-esteem, resilience, adversity, belief in optimizing your potential, balance, perseverance and happiness. We have appeared in many magazines, newspapers, t.v. and radio shows.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(905) 581-1015
Verified

Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Sport Psychology has been our specialty for 3 decades. We are well known for having produced dozens of elite athletes who have reached their dreams as professionals in hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, horse racing and to obtain scholarships to dozens of top U.S. Colleges. We teach you how to conquer anxiety, frustration, depression, lack of consistency and how to develop mental toughness, confidence, concentration, flow, zone, self-esteem, resilience, adversity, belief in optimizing your potential, balance, perseverance and happiness. We have appeared in many magazines, newspapers, t.v. and radio shows.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Is the cost of counselling a barrier to seeking help? If so, I can help! As an experienced therapist affiliated with a registered psychologist, I offer my clients the opportunity to use their extended health benefits to cover the cost of therapy.If you feel unhappy with where you’re at in your life and don’t want to burden others with your problems, therapy can help. Feeling that you are not alone and that someone understands you is critical to starting to feel better. Even though it may not feel like it right now, you have courage and strength to take the next steps forward.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 271-0758
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Is the cost of counselling a barrier to seeking help? If so, I can help! As an experienced therapist affiliated with a registered psychologist, I offer my clients the opportunity to use their extended health benefits to cover the cost of therapy.If you feel unhappy with where you’re at in your life and don’t want to burden others with your problems, therapy can help. Feeling that you are not alone and that someone understands you is critical to starting to feel better. Even though it may not feel like it right now, you have courage and strength to take the next steps forward.
Photo of Dorothy During-Gibbs, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CYW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
I am Registered Social Worker with over 8years of experience working with diverse individuals, children, youth and families of all ages and backgrounds. I firmly believe healing and growth can be found through human connection. I also believe in fostering a safe and brave space that welcomes vulnerability, self-compassion and authenticity for all. No one should ever feel alone on their journey to healing, that is why I aspire to provide guidance to you as you acknowledge your strengths and resiliency in achieving your personal goal.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(365) 800-2395
Verified
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
I am Registered Social Worker with over 8years of experience working with diverse individuals, children, youth and families of all ages and backgrounds. I firmly believe healing and growth can be found through human connection. I also believe in fostering a safe and brave space that welcomes vulnerability, self-compassion and authenticity for all. No one should ever feel alone on their journey to healing, that is why I aspire to provide guidance to you as you acknowledge your strengths and resiliency in achieving your personal goal.
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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.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 278-6921
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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 Susan Lynn Kay, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, BA(Psy), MSc, RMFT, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
I consider it a special privilege to be able to work with individuals, couples and families as they try to navigate the challenges that life can bring. I do not see myself as the 'expert' in a person's life or experience but work with my clients to help them to break down the barriers that can get in the way of being the person, couple or family that they would prefer to be. My approach is collaborative and I believe that a strong therapeutic connection creates a climate for change that can have lasting results.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(877) 959-9205
Verified
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
I consider it a special privilege to be able to work with individuals, couples and families as they try to navigate the challenges that life can bring. I do not see myself as the 'expert' in a person's life or experience but work with my clients to help them to break down the barriers that can get in the way of being the person, couple or family that they would prefer to be. My approach is collaborative and I believe that a strong therapeutic connection creates a climate for change that can have lasting results.
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Registered Psychotherapist, BAPsych, M EXAT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My own life experiences have led me on this journey. Since I can remember I have always had a heart to see people living the life they were meant to live and witness that potential in those that choose to work with me. I have been led to work in many parts of the world from India, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Malawi and right here in Toronto and the Durham Region directly with underprivileged, homeless or at-risk youth, survivors of human trafficking, people from different developmental stages and life transitions including seniors in long-term care. Sometimes things happen in life and we do not know how to unpack everything ourselves.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(365) 653-0510
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
My own life experiences have led me on this journey. Since I can remember I have always had a heart to see people living the life they were meant to live and witness that potential in those that choose to work with me. I have been led to work in many parts of the world from India, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Malawi and right here in Toronto and the Durham Region directly with underprivileged, homeless or at-risk youth, survivors of human trafficking, people from different developmental stages and life transitions including seniors in long-term care. Sometimes things happen in life and we do not know how to unpack everything ourselves.
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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.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(365) 300-1758
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, CHyp Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
The transition to parenthood can be exciting, but can also bring on feelings of anxiety, overwhelm and doubt, and many mothers feel isolated, exhausted and alone. As moms, we've been there: struggling to conceive, postpartum anxiety, the desire to do everything “right”, the constant worry about baby and wondering if what you're feeling is normal. We work with women and their partners in all phases of life, with a strong focus on the fertility, pregnancy, postpartum and parenting periods, and have received extensive Maternal Mental Health training and certification from Postpartum Support International in Perinatal Mental Health.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 272-0391
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
The transition to parenthood can be exciting, but can also bring on feelings of anxiety, overwhelm and doubt, and many mothers feel isolated, exhausted and alone. As moms, we've been there: struggling to conceive, postpartum anxiety, the desire to do everything “right”, the constant worry about baby and wondering if what you're feeling is normal. We work with women and their partners in all phases of life, with a strong focus on the fertility, pregnancy, postpartum and parenting periods, and have received extensive Maternal Mental Health training and certification from Postpartum Support International in Perinatal Mental Health.
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.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(844) 332-2404
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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 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.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 809-6955
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
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.
Photo of Justin Heenan, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, OCT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Counsellor who works with clients with various concerns. These concerns include but are not limited to anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship issues, mood issues, eating disorders and career issues.
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
(289) 275-3990
Verified
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Whitby, ON L1N
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
I am a Counsellor who works with clients with various concerns. These concerns include but are not limited to anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship issues, mood issues, eating disorders and career issues.

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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT) Counsellors
For clients in L1N with chronic pain, hypertension, heart disease, cancer, and other health issues such as anxiety and depression, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, or MBCT, is a two-part therapy that aims to reduce stress, manage pain, and embrace the freedom to respond to situations by choice. MCBT blends two disciplines--cognitive therapy and mindfulness. Mindfulness helps by reflecting on moments and thoughts without passing judgment. MBCT clients pay close attention to their feelings to reach an objective mindset, thus viewing and combating life's unpleasant occurrences.

Mindfulness Based counsellors in L1N can help with issues like anxiety and depression in their role as L1N MBCT counsellors.

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.