Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I work with children, adolescents, and young adults who are coping with difficult behaviours, anxiety or mood concerns. Parents can often feel overwhelmed in helping their children, so I support families to help them manage life stressors and difficult emotions. My goal is to help children, youth, and parents have easier and more pleasant days. I use evidence-based strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Within my work helping youth, young adults, and parents, I have a specialty of helping people coping with medical conditions or anxiety about medical procedures.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 707-1199
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Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
I work with children, adolescents, and young adults who are coping with difficult behaviours, anxiety or mood concerns. Parents can often feel overwhelmed in helping their children, so I support families to help them manage life stressors and difficult emotions. My goal is to help children, youth, and parents have easier and more pleasant days. I use evidence-based strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Within my work helping youth, young adults, and parents, I have a specialty of helping people coping with medical conditions or anxiety about medical procedures.
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Psychologist, PhD, RPsych Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
My primary areas of clinical expertise lie in adult mental health, addiction, and couples therapy. I use a combination of cognitive-behavioural, motivational, and mindfulness therapies to create tailored evidence-based treatments (i.e., treatment approaches proven to be effective through research) for a variety of conditions including addiction, mood, stress and anxiety disorders, and relationship issues. I also provides adult psychodiagnostic, personality, and behavioural assessments.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 418-5344
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
My primary areas of clinical expertise lie in adult mental health, addiction, and couples therapy. I use a combination of cognitive-behavioural, motivational, and mindfulness therapies to create tailored evidence-based treatments (i.e., treatment approaches proven to be effective through research) for a variety of conditions including addiction, mood, stress and anxiety disorders, and relationship issues. I also provides adult psychodiagnostic, personality, and behavioural assessments.
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Counsellor, BScN, MEdCoun, CHyp(tm), RCT-C, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
My clients are generally people who are managing a chronic medical condition, are struggling with a life altering diagnosis, who may be finding a life transition challenging(menopause, retirement) and have feelings of anxiety or sadness as a result. I provide coaching to help make difficult decisions.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 909-5655
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
My clients are generally people who are managing a chronic medical condition, are struggling with a life altering diagnosis, who may be finding a life transition challenging(menopause, retirement) and have feelings of anxiety or sadness as a result. I provide coaching to help make difficult decisions.
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Counsellor, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
From time to time, we all face challenges that can be overwhelming. Sometimes these challenges are situational, but they can also be the result of our lived experience(s) over time. Often they manifest as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and self harm. These manifestations can lead to further challenges such as job loss, family conflict, isolation, and addiction. Although we may flounder or experience failure, we can develop the strategies needed to live a flourishing life. Integrative therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Positive Psychotherapy, and Solution Focused Therapy teach us how to live well.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 906-5230
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
From time to time, we all face challenges that can be overwhelming. Sometimes these challenges are situational, but they can also be the result of our lived experience(s) over time. Often they manifest as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and self harm. These manifestations can lead to further challenges such as job loss, family conflict, isolation, and addiction. Although we may flounder or experience failure, we can develop the strategies needed to live a flourishing life. Integrative therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Positive Psychotherapy, and Solution Focused Therapy teach us how to live well.
Counsellor, MA, MMus, MTA, RCT-C
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
You may be someone who has experience with some of the tougher stuff in life- sadness, worry, repetitive thoughts, and experiences that are hard to talk about like numbness, isolation, violence and trauma. You are someone who is curious to dig deeper to learn more about these life events and how they are impacting your life now. You are ready now to move through and beyond the difficulty into something that feels more like the real you.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 702-3680
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
You may be someone who has experience with some of the tougher stuff in life- sadness, worry, repetitive thoughts, and experiences that are hard to talk about like numbness, isolation, violence and trauma. You are someone who is curious to dig deeper to learn more about these life events and how they are impacting your life now. You are ready now to move through and beyond the difficulty into something that feels more like the real you.
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Counsellor, MSc, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have been practicing as a counsellor since 2000 and worked with all ages for a variety of issues. These include overcoming the effects of childhood abuse, domestic abuse, addiction, depression and anxiety, anger problems, low self worth self-defeating patterns of behaviour, unhealthy relationships, grief and loss, etc. I am very relaxed in my work and like to use humour when appropriate to put my clients at ease. However I always make sure I am working professionally and ethically so that you know you are always safe when working with me. I am trained to work with children and have a masters degree in child focused practice.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 908-5002
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
I have been practicing as a counsellor since 2000 and worked with all ages for a variety of issues. These include overcoming the effects of childhood abuse, domestic abuse, addiction, depression and anxiety, anger problems, low self worth self-defeating patterns of behaviour, unhealthy relationships, grief and loss, etc. I am very relaxed in my work and like to use humour when appropriate to put my clients at ease. However I always make sure I am working professionally and ethically so that you know you are always safe when working with me. I am trained to work with children and have a masters degree in child focused practice.
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Counsellor, MA, CCC, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
*~*Accepting New Clients*~* My clients experience a variety of struggles including stress depression, anxiety, relationship issues, body image difficulties. My approach is collaborative and holistic and we will work together to find strategies that work best for you. I most often work from a person-centered, trauma-informed approach, with an emphasis on self-compassion. My personal experience has driven my passion for working with individuals with hearing loss (and other disabilities including chronic illness and pain), as well as their families.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 906-5156
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Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
*~*Accepting New Clients*~* My clients experience a variety of struggles including stress depression, anxiety, relationship issues, body image difficulties. My approach is collaborative and holistic and we will work together to find strategies that work best for you. I most often work from a person-centered, trauma-informed approach, with an emphasis on self-compassion. My personal experience has driven my passion for working with individuals with hearing loss (and other disabilities including chronic illness and pain), as well as their families.
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Counsellor, RCT-C, CCC, MEd Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I am a Registered Counselling Therapist - Candidate licensed with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists. I specialize in working with men and boys (ages 12+) who are experiencing a range of mental health and life challenges including relationship issues, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, anger/emotion regulation, trauma, depression, and anxiety. I offer office-based and outdoor-based (e.g., during a hike, at a park bench) therapy sessions, as I recognize that the space in which counselling therapy occurs has a profound impact on a person’s sense of comfort and readiness to explore their difficulties and their wellness.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 903-2628
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
I am a Registered Counselling Therapist - Candidate licensed with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists. I specialize in working with men and boys (ages 12+) who are experiencing a range of mental health and life challenges including relationship issues, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, anger/emotion regulation, trauma, depression, and anxiety. I offer office-based and outdoor-based (e.g., during a hike, at a park bench) therapy sessions, as I recognize that the space in which counselling therapy occurs has a profound impact on a person’s sense of comfort and readiness to explore their difficulties and their wellness.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I believe that every individual is the expert of their own life, and you don't need someone to tell you how to live it. In your heart, you know what inspires you and makes you feel alive. But sometimes you get stuck or steered off track by difficult thoughts and feelings. It's hard and it happens to all of us.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 500-6332
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Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
I believe that every individual is the expert of their own life, and you don't need someone to tell you how to live it. In your heart, you know what inspires you and makes you feel alive. But sometimes you get stuck or steered off track by difficult thoughts and feelings. It's hard and it happens to all of us.
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Bedford, NS B4A
Addiction, Grief, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Chronic Illness, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Family support for neurodiversity moving to care, Racial Identity, Reintegration Relationship Issues, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dissociative Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 706-8280
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Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
Addiction, Grief, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Chronic Illness, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Family support for neurodiversity moving to care, Racial Identity, Reintegration Relationship Issues, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dissociative Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have the privilege of helping clients with a wide range of issues including emotional issues and relationship challenges. These could include anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, shame, self-esteem and relationship conflicts. My goal is to support and strengthen your relationship with yourself and your other relationships. I have experience working in the school setting and treating adult and adolescent mental health & addiction. I will support you with what you’re struggling with, what direction you want your life to take, and what steps to take to get there. I will help you gain a sense of control over yourself and your life.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 903-2684
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
I have the privilege of helping clients with a wide range of issues including emotional issues and relationship challenges. These could include anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, shame, self-esteem and relationship conflicts. My goal is to support and strengthen your relationship with yourself and your other relationships. I have experience working in the school setting and treating adult and adolescent mental health & addiction. I will support you with what you’re struggling with, what direction you want your life to take, and what steps to take to get there. I will help you gain a sense of control over yourself and your life.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Do you feel stuck? Or maybe a bit lost? Whether it is a long term problem or a sudden change in life circumstances, I'm here to help you navigate. By working collaboratively and compassionately with my clients, I help them process experiences that contribute to current physical and mental health problems.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 909-0515
Verified

Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
Do you feel stuck? Or maybe a bit lost? Whether it is a long term problem or a sudden change in life circumstances, I'm here to help you navigate. By working collaboratively and compassionately with my clients, I help them process experiences that contribute to current physical and mental health problems.
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MA , BAHons Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I take great pleasure in my work, my approach is practical, transparent and collaborative. I see therapy as intensive individual training, investment to assist you to become your own therapist: to develop the ability to think for yourself, to find your own voice, to give yourself time to cultivate the courage to follow it. I will be there to support you and keep you accountable to your therapy goals. I encourage resilience, self direction, awareness, understanding, applying compassion to yourself and others. I promote making informed decisions, creating clear, concrete plans and taking immediate action towards a better future.
Motivational Interviewing
(438) 600-2892
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Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
I take great pleasure in my work, my approach is practical, transparent and collaborative. I see therapy as intensive individual training, investment to assist you to become your own therapist: to develop the ability to think for yourself, to find your own voice, to give yourself time to cultivate the courage to follow it. I will be there to support you and keep you accountable to your therapy goals. I encourage resilience, self direction, awareness, understanding, applying compassion to yourself and others. I promote making informed decisions, creating clear, concrete plans and taking immediate action towards a better future.
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Counsellor, MA, MEd, RCT-C, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I believe that all people were born with positive potential. Unfortunately, due to all kinds of hurt that happens in life, we unconsciously build layers of protection onto our inner Self, blocking our ability to see things clearly, and limit our capacity to respond to daily life in a healthy and constructive way. I believe that your true Self knows what the loving and meaningful life path is for yourself. I am committed to being a Compassionate, Curious, Creative, Confident, Calm, Clear, and Courageous guide to assist you to grow toward a better sense of well-being either for short term, or long term therapy to know yourself better.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 906-5087
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
I believe that all people were born with positive potential. Unfortunately, due to all kinds of hurt that happens in life, we unconsciously build layers of protection onto our inner Self, blocking our ability to see things clearly, and limit our capacity to respond to daily life in a healthy and constructive way. I believe that your true Self knows what the loving and meaningful life path is for yourself. I am committed to being a Compassionate, Curious, Creative, Confident, Calm, Clear, and Courageous guide to assist you to grow toward a better sense of well-being either for short term, or long term therapy to know yourself better.
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Psychologist, BSc, MSc Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4B
I am a clinical psychologist (Candidate Register) who works with adults struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression, eating issues, body image, self-harm, relationships, burnout, religious conflict, and trauma. I am committed to creating a safe space for clients of different gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and people with different types of romantic and/or sexual relationships. I take a collaborative, feminist, and empathetic approach, ensuring I am providing evidence-based treatment. I cater my approach to the client's needs to help clients build self-awareness and learn new coping strategies.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 903-2225
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Bedford, NS B4B
Motivational Interviewing
I am a clinical psychologist (Candidate Register) who works with adults struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression, eating issues, body image, self-harm, relationships, burnout, religious conflict, and trauma. I am committed to creating a safe space for clients of different gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and people with different types of romantic and/or sexual relationships. I take a collaborative, feminist, and empathetic approach, ensuring I am providing evidence-based treatment. I cater my approach to the client's needs to help clients build self-awareness and learn new coping strategies.
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Counsellor, MEd, CCC, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING CLIENTS -SLIDING SCALE- The first part of the getting-to-know-you process I will complete an initial assessment to help determine the depth of your depression, anxiety, unhealthy coping strategies and other areas that may be causing you to feel stuck. After the assessment, we can explore your problem areas through collaborative discussions. For some people, just being able to talk freely about a problem brings relief, being validated and supported helps in the letting go process. We will move into a problem-solving phase together, finding enhanced ways of thinking, behaving and managing your feelings.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 901-5581
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Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING CLIENTS -SLIDING SCALE- The first part of the getting-to-know-you process I will complete an initial assessment to help determine the depth of your depression, anxiety, unhealthy coping strategies and other areas that may be causing you to feel stuck. After the assessment, we can explore your problem areas through collaborative discussions. For some people, just being able to talk freely about a problem brings relief, being validated and supported helps in the letting go process. We will move into a problem-solving phase together, finding enhanced ways of thinking, behaving and managing your feelings.
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Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I provide individual therapy for adults with a variety of concerns, including generalized anxiety, social anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, stress, and other issues. I am a Psychologist (Candidate Register) at Bird and Associates Psychological Services in Halifax. When working with clients, I strive to create an environment that is warm, supportive and non-judgemental. I use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help clients successfully overcome their difficulties.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 706-8441
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
I provide individual therapy for adults with a variety of concerns, including generalized anxiety, social anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, stress, and other issues. I am a Psychologist (Candidate Register) at Bird and Associates Psychological Services in Halifax. When working with clients, I strive to create an environment that is warm, supportive and non-judgemental. I use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help clients successfully overcome their difficulties.
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Counsellor, BAHons, MDiv, MEd, CCC, RCT(c) Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be stressful and we all need someone to listen empathetically, assisting us to understand ourselves and also guiding us in finding the best solution for our difficulty. It is never too late to experience our best life ever. Wellness and wholeness awaits us and those we love!
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 707-0168
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
Life can be stressful and we all need someone to listen empathetically, assisting us to understand ourselves and also guiding us in finding the best solution for our difficulty. It is never too late to experience our best life ever. Wellness and wholeness awaits us and those we love!
Photo of Lois Ells, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Your kids are freaking out after what happened, and you don’t know how to comfort them. You’re already exhausted after parenting through a pandemic for the last month and emotionally worn out. Now you’re feeling rattled because you never expected so much to strike so close to home. Your sensitive child is taking everything to heart and is very upset. It can feel overwhelming to search for words to reassure them. Nothing you try seems to comfort them for very long and you’re not sure if you’re even on the right track. If any of these challenges sound like what you're going through, please know that counselling can help.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 700-5579
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Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
Your kids are freaking out after what happened, and you don’t know how to comfort them. You’re already exhausted after parenting through a pandemic for the last month and emotionally worn out. Now you’re feeling rattled because you never expected so much to strike so close to home. Your sensitive child is taking everything to heart and is very upset. It can feel overwhelming to search for words to reassure them. Nothing you try seems to comfort them for very long and you’re not sure if you’re even on the right track. If any of these challenges sound like what you're going through, please know that counselling can help.
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Counsellor, MEd, MACP, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be messy sometimes. Let Deirdre help you manage your head. Explore and understand your personal patterns, feelings, beliefs and behaviours. Consistent or recurring negative thoughts, overwhelming feelings, impulsive behaviours, pain, fatigue, loss of short-term memory and self-harm are just a few symptoms that therapy can help with. Challenge influential memories and heal inter-generational trauma in a safe, confidential environment.
Motivational Interviewing
(902) 201-8770
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Bedford, NS B4A
Motivational Interviewing
Life can be messy sometimes. Let Deirdre help you manage your head. Explore and understand your personal patterns, feelings, beliefs and behaviours. Consistent or recurring negative thoughts, overwhelming feelings, impulsive behaviours, pain, fatigue, loss of short-term memory and self-harm are just a few symptoms that therapy can help with. Challenge influential memories and heal inter-generational trauma in a safe, confidential environment.

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Motivational Interviewing Counsellors
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a method of therapy that works to engage the motivation of clients to change their behavior. Clients are encouraged to explore and confront their ambivalence. Therapists attempt to influence their clients to consider making changes, rather than non-directively explore themselves. Bedford Motivational Interviewing is frequently used in cases of problem drinking or mild addictions. Check these therapists for Motivational Interviewing in Bedford.

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

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