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.
Narrative
(289) 803-3332
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
***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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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.
Narrative
(289) 677-1922
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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.
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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.
Narrative
(289) 809-6955
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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.
Narrative
(289) 804-3654
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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 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.
Narrative
(289) 806-3925
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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**
Narrative
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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.
Narrative
(365) 804-5290
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
**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 Joshua Johnston, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Narrative
(289) 312-8967
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
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).
Narrative
(647) 696-7134
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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 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.
Narrative
(647) 697-4093
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
"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 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.
Narrative
(289) 769-9570
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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.
Narrative
(905) 655-0752
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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 Darlene Peel, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
My work with individuals and families began over twenty-five years ago. I have a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, where I majored in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. In addition to being a therapist, I am also a certified teacher in Ontario with a Specialist in Special Education. As a professional counsellor I have helped people with: loss and grief, couple conflict and communication, stress management, addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, parenting, family dynamics, trauma and abuse, life transitions, and self-esteem. An area of interest is working with families who have children with developmental differences.
Narrative
(289) 806-3250
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
My work with individuals and families began over twenty-five years ago. I have a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, where I majored in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. In addition to being a therapist, I am also a certified teacher in Ontario with a Specialist in Special Education. As a professional counsellor I have helped people with: loss and grief, couple conflict and communication, stress management, addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, parenting, family dynamics, trauma and abuse, life transitions, and self-esteem. An area of interest is working with families who have children with developmental differences.
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.
Narrative
(855) 914-2740
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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 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.
Narrative
(877) 659-2344
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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 Sadaf Jamal, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MSc, MPS, RYT, FIS, YACEP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
*Due to high response, my current waitlist is 3 months* 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 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, & soul.
Narrative
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Office is near:
Oshawa, ON L1N
Narrative
*Due to high response, my current waitlist is 3 months* 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 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, & soul.
Photo of Genesis Counselling Services, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you feeling tired or sick of feeling sick and tired? Not sure what to do or where to turn? You have come to the right place! At Genesis Counselling Services, we provide services to address the whole person, mind, body and spirit. We provide a wide variety of counselling and therapeutic support to children, teens, young adults, and families. Lead therapist - Carl has worked in the social services field for 20 years, providing clinical support to children, youth, adults, and families. Carl's non-judgmental approach and easy going personality puts clients at ease, which creates a climate for open and honest dialogue.
Narrative
(289) 205-1305
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
Are you feeling tired or sick of feeling sick and tired? Not sure what to do or where to turn? You have come to the right place! At Genesis Counselling Services, we provide services to address the whole person, mind, body and spirit. We provide a wide variety of counselling and therapeutic support to children, teens, young adults, and families. Lead therapist - Carl has worked in the social services field for 20 years, providing clinical support to children, youth, adults, and families. Carl's non-judgmental approach and easy going personality puts clients at ease, which creates a climate for open and honest dialogue.
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.
Narrative
(365) 400-8355
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
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.
Photo of Sharmila Jaihindraj, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you struggling with anxiety, addiction, grief, or depression? Have you experienced trauma or abuse? Are you in a high-conflict relationship? Are you a first responder or front-line worker who is exposed to long-term stress? Have your or partner experienced betrayal in your marriage? Is your relationship being derailed by constant fighting and poor communication? The difficulties that we experience in life directly impact our ability to thrive.Taking the first steps to heal are difficult - I am here to help.
Narrative
(289) 806-5068 x5
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Whitby, ON L1N
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Are you struggling with anxiety, addiction, grief, or depression? Have you experienced trauma or abuse? Are you in a high-conflict relationship? Are you a first responder or front-line worker who is exposed to long-term stress? Have your or partner experienced betrayal in your marriage? Is your relationship being derailed by constant fighting and poor communication? The difficulties that we experience in life directly impact our ability to thrive.Taking the first steps to heal are difficult - I am here to help.
Photo of Heather Boswell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all need a safe space, and a person to hear, and understand us. I believe that we can tackle problems more effectively when we can discuss them openly and honestly. It’s my role to facilitate that conversation and create the pathway towards your preferred ways of living.
Narrative
(289) 768-8274
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Whitby, ON L1N
Narrative
We all need a safe space, and a person to hear, and understand us. I believe that we can tackle problems more effectively when we can discuss them openly and honestly. It’s my role to facilitate that conversation and create the pathway towards your preferred ways of living.

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Narrative Counsellors
Narrative Therapy uses the client's storytelling to indicate the way they construct meaning in their lives, rather than focusing on how they communicate their problem behaviors. L1N Narrative Therapy embraces the idea that stories actually shape our behaviors and our lives and that we become the stories we tell about ourselves. There are helpful narratives we can choose to embrace as well as unhelpful ones. Although it may sound obvious, the power of storytelling is to elevate the client--who is the authority of their narrative--rather than the therapist, as expert. Check these therapists for find Narrative Therapy in L1N.

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.