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.
(902) 404-9940
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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.
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Psychologist, MSc Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Dartmouth Psychological Services Inc. is a team of collaborative and caring practitioners who have been providing evidence-based mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in the HRM for over 20 years. In 2015, we became the proud parent of Breathe Mindfulness Centre, which specializes in offering mindfulness and compassion-based classes, workshops and group programs.
(866) 909-4868
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Dartmouth Psychological Services Inc. is a team of collaborative and caring practitioners who have been providing evidence-based mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in the HRM for over 20 years. In 2015, we became the proud parent of Breathe Mindfulness Centre, which specializes in offering mindfulness and compassion-based classes, workshops and group programs.
Counsellor, MA, MMus, MTA, RCT-C, CCC-Q
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.
(902) 702-3680
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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.
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Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage and strength! I am passionate about the community and its citizens. I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient, successful lives is important. One person, family, couple at a time! I encourage clients to change while identifying & removing the barriers/obstacles that keep them from health. I am committed to providing you with a confidential, supportive atmosphere & a non-judgmental environment. With a genuine & empathetic nature you will feel supported. Together we can invite change into your life. I value diverse backgrounds, world views and life experiences.
(902) 701-8971
Verified
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage and strength! I am passionate about the community and its citizens. I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient, successful lives is important. One person, family, couple at a time! I encourage clients to change while identifying & removing the barriers/obstacles that keep them from health. I am committed to providing you with a confidential, supportive atmosphere & a non-judgmental environment. With a genuine & empathetic nature you will feel supported. Together we can invite change into your life. I value diverse backgrounds, world views and life experiences.
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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.
(902) 901-5581
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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.
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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.
(902) 906-5087
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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.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Do you feel challenged or overwhelmed by e.g.: mental health problems like anxiety or depression, issues of abuse and trauma, general life problems, marital/ relationship problems, separation/ divorce, bullying, career issues, parental difficulties, life or workplace stress, grief and loss, women’s issues or health-related topics? My services are tailored towards your particular circumstances. With professional help you can start to make progress, work on your goals, acquire coping skills, build resilience and resolve your issues. We all have the capacity to make meaningful changes and heal.
(902) 812-0613
Verified
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Do you feel challenged or overwhelmed by e.g.: mental health problems like anxiety or depression, issues of abuse and trauma, general life problems, marital/ relationship problems, separation/ divorce, bullying, career issues, parental difficulties, life or workplace stress, grief and loss, women’s issues or health-related topics? My services are tailored towards your particular circumstances. With professional help you can start to make progress, work on your goals, acquire coping skills, build resilience and resolve your issues. We all have the capacity to make meaningful changes and heal.
Photo of Igor Yakovenko, Psychologist
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.
(902) 418-5344
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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.
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Psychologist Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
In the words of a wise pop singer in the 1990's, "Everybody hurts, sometimes." While difficulties do arise in every human life, we can sometimes become overwhelmed when we experience intense suffering (for example, depressed mood, anxiety, self-esteem or relationship problems). As we try to help ourselves feel better, we can then develop unhelpful coping strategies, behaviours, or symptoms that further complicate our lives and drain us of joy, energy, and serenity. However, I believe we are all born with an innate ability to heal, grow, and thrive, and my goal is to help my clients activate this ability.
(902) 702-3421
Verified

Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
In the words of a wise pop singer in the 1990's, "Everybody hurts, sometimes." While difficulties do arise in every human life, we can sometimes become overwhelmed when we experience intense suffering (for example, depressed mood, anxiety, self-esteem or relationship problems). As we try to help ourselves feel better, we can then develop unhelpful coping strategies, behaviours, or symptoms that further complicate our lives and drain us of joy, energy, and serenity. However, I believe we are all born with an innate ability to heal, grow, and thrive, and my goal is to help my clients activate this ability.
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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.
(902) 906-5230
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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.
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Counsellor, BA, MEd, RCT Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I am a therapist with over 30 years experience in the field of Addictions. I work with people struggling with alcohol, drug and gambling problems and offer tobacco cessation services. I also work with family members in their recovery process. As an experienced therapist, I assist clients in addressing these issues by utilizing a "Biological, Psychological, Social, Spiritual" Model of recovery. As a client, you can expect to develop personal insight into the problems substance use is creating, while making positive change in your life. This is accomplished in a safe, caring and collaborative environment.
(902) 346-2158
Verified

Bedford, NS B4A
I am a therapist with over 30 years experience in the field of Addictions. I work with people struggling with alcohol, drug and gambling problems and offer tobacco cessation services. I also work with family members in their recovery process. As an experienced therapist, I assist clients in addressing these issues by utilizing a "Biological, Psychological, Social, Spiritual" Model of recovery. As a client, you can expect to develop personal insight into the problems substance use is creating, while making positive change in your life. This is accomplished in a safe, caring and collaborative environment.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be hard. My purpose is to help you reach your goals, experience more happiness, and feel greater satisfaction with your life. For some, this may include getting to a place of peace and healing. My work over the last 15 years has included working with victims of crime, especially those who have experienced domestic and sexualized violence. I use a trauma-informed approach which means if you have experienced trauma, you can find comfort in knowing that I can recognize its symptoms and acknowledge the impact it has on your life. I will give you a space where you can share your biggest challenges or your darkest moments.
(902) 903-2610
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Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be hard. My purpose is to help you reach your goals, experience more happiness, and feel greater satisfaction with your life. For some, this may include getting to a place of peace and healing. My work over the last 15 years has included working with victims of crime, especially those who have experienced domestic and sexualized violence. I use a trauma-informed approach which means if you have experienced trauma, you can find comfort in knowing that I can recognize its symptoms and acknowledge the impact it has on your life. I will give you a space where you can share your biggest challenges or your darkest moments.
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CYC, CYCW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Struggling to maintain an open dialogue with your child/teen? Unsure of how to support your child/teen through difficult life transitions? Looking to find guidance and support through parenting challenges? Jen Carter may be the right "fit" for you and your family. As a trained Child and Youth Counsellor with also a background in law enforcement, Jen uses an eclectic style of psychotherapy to connect with youth in a way that communicates, is goal-oriented and provides a sense of comfort and warmth as she collaboratively builds the therapeutic relationship. "Life Happens...And Jen Can Help!" (Jen sees clients up to age 30)
(902) 346-2158
Verified
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Bedford, NS B4A
Struggling to maintain an open dialogue with your child/teen? Unsure of how to support your child/teen through difficult life transitions? Looking to find guidance and support through parenting challenges? Jen Carter may be the right "fit" for you and your family. As a trained Child and Youth Counsellor with also a background in law enforcement, Jen uses an eclectic style of psychotherapy to connect with youth in a way that communicates, is goal-oriented and provides a sense of comfort and warmth as she collaboratively builds the therapeutic relationship. "Life Happens...And Jen Can Help!" (Jen sees clients up to age 30)
Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I help teenagers and adults who want to be confident and happy but are feeling weighed down by anxiety, stress, and depression. My clients find that issues with school, work, relationships, identity, and/or self-esteem makes life difficult to enjoy. They feel stuck due to the problems they are experiencing.
(844) 707-9033
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I help teenagers and adults who want to be confident and happy but are feeling weighed down by anxiety, stress, and depression. My clients find that issues with school, work, relationships, identity, and/or self-esteem makes life difficult to enjoy. They feel stuck due to the problems they are experiencing.
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Counsellor, PhD, Psych, MA, RCT Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Dr Mike's extensive clinical experience has allowed him the honour of supporting/guiding his clients with empathy & compassion for over 40 yrs. His commitment, insight & warmth extends outside his practice as his authenticity and caring nature help his clients to feel connected and understood. Dr Mike is committed to building a trusted therapeutic relationship that enhances personal growth while identifying underlying issues causing distress or discomfort in your life. Connect with Dr Mike today to begin your journey to wholeness and authenticity. "Life Happens...And Dr Mike Can Help!"
(902) 346-2158
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Bedford, NS B4A
Dr Mike's extensive clinical experience has allowed him the honour of supporting/guiding his clients with empathy & compassion for over 40 yrs. His commitment, insight & warmth extends outside his practice as his authenticity and caring nature help his clients to feel connected and understood. Dr Mike is committed to building a trusted therapeutic relationship that enhances personal growth while identifying underlying issues causing distress or discomfort in your life. Connect with Dr Mike today to begin your journey to wholeness and authenticity. "Life Happens...And Dr Mike Can Help!"
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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.
(902) 700-5579
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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.
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Counsellor, CCC, RCT-C, MAEd, MEd Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I am a nationally certified therapist working with individual clients and families of all ages, from five years of age onward. I work with people struggling with a range of issues, recognizing that each stage of life presents with it unique obstacles and joys. I employ play, creativity and the client's interests to create a non-threatening, respectful counselling environment. My mandate is to support each client as they take stock of their capabilities, face their challenges, and courageously step toward the changes they want to make happen in their lives.
Verified
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I am a nationally certified therapist working with individual clients and families of all ages, from five years of age onward. I work with people struggling with a range of issues, recognizing that each stage of life presents with it unique obstacles and joys. I employ play, creativity and the client's interests to create a non-threatening, respectful counselling environment. My mandate is to support each client as they take stock of their capabilities, face their challenges, and courageously step toward the changes they want to make happen in their lives.
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Counsellor, MC, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
You’re exhausted and grumpy. You thought having a kid would make your family complete, but now all you and your partner talk about are diapers and schedules, and who is (or isn’t) taking care of the kids. It’s hard to hold onto the joy everyone tells us our kids should bring. You worry that things will never get better, and that you and your partner will just grow further and further apart. Even worse, you’re starting to resent your partner, your kid, and everyone else that makes it look so easy to have the perfect little family. It’s so lonely feeling like the only one who is struggling with life and family these days.
(902) 200-6266
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Bedford, NS B4A
You’re exhausted and grumpy. You thought having a kid would make your family complete, but now all you and your partner talk about are diapers and schedules, and who is (or isn’t) taking care of the kids. It’s hard to hold onto the joy everyone tells us our kids should bring. You worry that things will never get better, and that you and your partner will just grow further and further apart. Even worse, you’re starting to resent your partner, your kid, and everyone else that makes it look so easy to have the perfect little family. It’s so lonely feeling like the only one who is struggling with life and family these days.
Photo of Jennifer Abrahamson, Counsellor
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.
(902) 906-5156
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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.
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Psychologist, PhD, RPsych Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Stressed? Anxious? The strategies you've always used to cope haven't been working as well as they did before. It's time to make changes, but where to begin? You're ready to find a warm, supportive professional who can help you get back to living the life you want.
(902) 702-2847
Verified
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Stressed? Anxious? The strategies you've always used to cope haven't been working as well as they did before. It's time to make changes, but where to begin? You're ready to find a warm, supportive professional who can help you get back to living the life you want.

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