Mindfulness-Based (MBCT) Therapists in Dorchester, ON

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Amy Tingley
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP, RP(Q)
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Dorchester, ON N0L  (Online Only)
Accepting NEW clients-Wherever you are on your journey, I am here to help. My goal is to offer you a safe landing place where you can bring your true authentic self. We will build our relationship on the foundation of empathy where I will unconditionally hold space for any and all of your feelings, thoughts, or experiences. In this judgement-free space, you are welcome to truly come as you are.
Accepting NEW clients-Wherever you are on your journey, I am here to help. My goal is to offer you a safe landing place where you can bring your true authentic self. We will build our relationship on the foundation of empathy where I will unconditionally hold space for any and all of your feelings, thoughts, or experiences. In this judgement-free space, you are welcome to truly come as you are.
(343) 342-1052 View (343) 342-1052
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Thrive Psychotherapy London
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Dorchester, ON N0L
Thrive Psychotherapy London is a space for people to discover their inner strength and resiliency. As Registered Psychotherapists and Social Workers, we believe that every person has the innate ability to cope with the challenges in their lives, but sometimes experiences from the past make it difficult to tap into these abilities. We all take great joy in being able to walk alongside clients throughout their journey towards healing and growth. Each therapist has their own unique approach to therapy and will work with you to feel safe, heard and supported in your therapeutic journey!
Thrive Psychotherapy London is a space for people to discover their inner strength and resiliency. As Registered Psychotherapists and Social Workers, we believe that every person has the innate ability to cope with the challenges in their lives, but sometimes experiences from the past make it difficult to tap into these abilities. We all take great joy in being able to walk alongside clients throughout their journey towards healing and growth. Each therapist has their own unique approach to therapy and will work with you to feel safe, heard and supported in your therapeutic journey!
(226) 774-0565 View (226) 774-0565
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Trish Jacques-Laur
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Dorchester, ON N0L
Let’s figure out what is holding you back and how to move forward in celebrating who you are. We all have parts of ourselves we wish were different, parts of ourselves we are ashamed of or perhaps sad or angry with. Sometimes we start to shape our understanding of ourselves through a narrative that is focused on these parts. My approach is one that uses curiosity to explore, understand and appreciate our unique story. Stories are ways in which we explain and understand our experiences. As your therapist, I will walk alongside you on your journey of exploring your story, rediscovering self and re-writing your story that you value.
Let’s figure out what is holding you back and how to move forward in celebrating who you are. We all have parts of ourselves we wish were different, parts of ourselves we are ashamed of or perhaps sad or angry with. Sometimes we start to shape our understanding of ourselves through a narrative that is focused on these parts. My approach is one that uses curiosity to explore, understand and appreciate our unique story. Stories are ways in which we explain and understand our experiences. As your therapist, I will walk alongside you on your journey of exploring your story, rediscovering self and re-writing your story that you value.
(548) 800-1244 View (548) 800-1244
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CommYOUnity Counselling & Family Support
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dorchester, ON N0L
CommYOUnity Counselling & Family Support is a place for children, youth and caregivers to receive mental health support through individual counselling, groups, and more. We are so happy you found us! ​We are both registered social workers with varying experience in crisis intervention, early childhood, and hospital social work.
CommYOUnity Counselling & Family Support is a place for children, youth and caregivers to receive mental health support through individual counselling, groups, and more. We are so happy you found us! ​We are both registered social workers with varying experience in crisis intervention, early childhood, and hospital social work.
(226) 702-2367 View (226) 702-2367

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Louise LaRose
Psychologist, BCBA-D, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5P
Apart from offering Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, we also offer unique services such as: Mindfulness Meditation; Intensive Behavior Intervention (IBI), and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
We are a private practice of psychologists, behavior therapists and assessors. We are here to help you live a better life; to figure out how you or a member of your family can change behavior patterns that are not working any more. We mostly see clients in our office and on occasion see you at your home. We treat you with respect and compassion.
Apart from offering Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, we also offer unique services such as: Mindfulness Meditation; Intensive Behavior Intervention (IBI), and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
We are a private practice of psychologists, behavior therapists and assessors. We are here to help you live a better life; to figure out how you or a member of your family can change behavior patterns that are not working any more. We mostly see clients in our office and on occasion see you at your home. We treat you with respect and compassion.
(519) 639-6145 View (519) 639-6145
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Richard Lyke, RP, RMFT
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RMFT
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5P  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I have formal training in several therapeutic disciplines and over 25 years experience; listening, being present, using brief and long term therapies, couples therapies, EMDR, CBT, body-centered therapies, compassionate mindfulness, strategies for self-care and life coaching.
I help clients identify and work toward their specific goals to address a wide range of issues, including; anxiety, depression, addictions, life transitions, personal and work-related stress, relationship conflict and distress, separation, reconciliation, relationship building, and recovery from childhood and adult trauma. My approach is confidential, friendly and non-judgmental; facilitating happier, healthier, more engaged, relaxed and satisfying lives. I provide psychotherapy and counseling for people of all sexual orientations and cultural backgrounds, couples and families.
I have formal training in several therapeutic disciplines and over 25 years experience; listening, being present, using brief and long term therapies, couples therapies, EMDR, CBT, body-centered therapies, compassionate mindfulness, strategies for self-care and life coaching.
I help clients identify and work toward their specific goals to address a wide range of issues, including; anxiety, depression, addictions, life transitions, personal and work-related stress, relationship conflict and distress, separation, reconciliation, relationship building, and recovery from childhood and adult trauma. My approach is confidential, friendly and non-judgmental; facilitating happier, healthier, more engaged, relaxed and satisfying lives. I provide psychotherapy and counseling for people of all sexual orientations and cultural backgrounds, couples and families.
(226) 771-5302 View (226) 771-5302
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Lisa J. Smith
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Glencoe, ON N0L
Certified in Emotion Focused Mindfulness, and mindfulness based therapies including, MBSR, MBCT, Self-Compassion, and CBT, Grief and Loss, Motivational Interviewing & Positive Psychology.
Life will bring challenges and difficult times causing confusion, fear, anxiety, depression…and numbness. We also experience transitions and losses, not only through the death of people we love, but loss of our health, relationships, jobs. Maybe you are a Health Care Provider with moral injury as a result of your challenging work? Chronic stressors can bring up feelings of fear and a lack of belief that we can cope. Some events and relationships may leave deeper, traumatic wounds. Sometimes it just feels like it is all ‘too much’. Whatever challenge brings you here, together we can work with and process these feelings.
Certified in Emotion Focused Mindfulness, and mindfulness based therapies including, MBSR, MBCT, Self-Compassion, and CBT, Grief and Loss, Motivational Interviewing & Positive Psychology.
Life will bring challenges and difficult times causing confusion, fear, anxiety, depression…and numbness. We also experience transitions and losses, not only through the death of people we love, but loss of our health, relationships, jobs. Maybe you are a Health Care Provider with moral injury as a result of your challenging work? Chronic stressors can bring up feelings of fear and a lack of belief that we can cope. Some events and relationships may leave deeper, traumatic wounds. Sometimes it just feels like it is all ‘too much’. Whatever challenge brings you here, together we can work with and process these feelings.
(226) 840-6657 View (226) 840-6657
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Kris Bannerman Therapy & Yoga
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, RYT
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5P
I use an integration of Mindfulness, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Somatic Experiencing (SE) and cognitive behavioural therapeutic approaches to support clients during their self-growth and healing journeys.
We Would Be a Good Fit If: You’re seeking a relatable, genuine, and non-judgmental space for you to be you, cultivating a safe place for change and growth to occur; You’re looking to build insights into your own behaviour and experiences; understand root causes to address challenges and create new opportunities; You’ve experienced trauma or loss and would like to integrate healing by learning coping strategies, mindfulness and grounding techniques; You would like to live your best life in alignment of your personal goals and values
I use an integration of Mindfulness, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Somatic Experiencing (SE) and cognitive behavioural therapeutic approaches to support clients during their self-growth and healing journeys.
We Would Be a Good Fit If: You’re seeking a relatable, genuine, and non-judgmental space for you to be you, cultivating a safe place for change and growth to occur; You’re looking to build insights into your own behaviour and experiences; understand root causes to address challenges and create new opportunities; You’ve experienced trauma or loss and would like to integrate healing by learning coping strategies, mindfulness and grounding techniques; You would like to live your best life in alignment of your personal goals and values
(226) 779-4249 View (226) 779-4249
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Emerald Marie Hill
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Port Stanley, ON N5L  (Online Only)
The modalities offered are; Acceptance and Commitment therapy, parts work, and trauma-informed, psychodynamic, narrative, mindfulness-based, EMDR, and expressive arts modalities.
I am an Expressive Arts Therapist operating acceptance and commitment focussed health and wellness camps and retreats. I work with play, art, video, comedy, writing and performance, drama, sand, games, and clay to focus on self-esteem, emotion regulation, conflict management, and relational skills. The summer camp is for ages 7-11 and operates between 9am-4pm, July and August, with registration availability daily, maximum 8 children.
The modalities offered are; Acceptance and Commitment therapy, parts work, and trauma-informed, psychodynamic, narrative, mindfulness-based, EMDR, and expressive arts modalities.
I am an Expressive Arts Therapist operating acceptance and commitment focussed health and wellness camps and retreats. I work with play, art, video, comedy, writing and performance, drama, sand, games, and clay to focus on self-esteem, emotion regulation, conflict management, and relational skills. The summer camp is for ages 7-11 and operates between 9am-4pm, July and August, with registration availability daily, maximum 8 children.
(548) 490-1541 View (548) 490-1541
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Kyle Vanderheyden
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, RP(Q)
Verified Verified
Komoka, ON N0L
Based on your goals we will focus on encouraging reflection geared towards growth, development, enhancing general life skills such as increasing self-awareness through mindfulness, distress tolerance, and gaining or refining the coping skills needed to improve your level of functioning.
Taking part in Psychotherapy with Kyle involves being offered a space that you can feel comfortable sharing your concerns and being met with honesty in return. I take pride in being able to help clients assess where improvements are needed and strengths are present. While using various therapeutic modalities, I most commonly support clients through the use of CBT, DBT, solution focused strategies and a person centred approach. As a young male I have had a lot of success helping males with male related issues: relationships, self-esteem, anger, anxiety, life improvement, or simply having someone to discuss stressful issues with.
Based on your goals we will focus on encouraging reflection geared towards growth, development, enhancing general life skills such as increasing self-awareness through mindfulness, distress tolerance, and gaining or refining the coping skills needed to improve your level of functioning.
Taking part in Psychotherapy with Kyle involves being offered a space that you can feel comfortable sharing your concerns and being met with honesty in return. I take pride in being able to help clients assess where improvements are needed and strengths are present. While using various therapeutic modalities, I most commonly support clients through the use of CBT, DBT, solution focused strategies and a person centred approach. As a young male I have had a lot of success helping males with male related issues: relationships, self-esteem, anger, anxiety, life improvement, or simply having someone to discuss stressful issues with.
(226) 799-4820 View (226) 799-4820
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Christine J.c. Ellwood
Registered Social Worker, RSW, BSW, BA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
St Thomas, ON N5R
My passion lies in helping individuals overcome life's challenges using narrative therapy, alongside mindfulness-based strategies, hypnosis, and expressive arts techniques.
Offering home visits in SW Ontario or virtual sessions to individuals anywhere in Ontario. (Travel fee added for home visits.) Available most weekends, holidays, and occasional weekday evenings.
My passion lies in helping individuals overcome life's challenges using narrative therapy, alongside mindfulness-based strategies, hypnosis, and expressive arts techniques.
Offering home visits in SW Ontario or virtual sessions to individuals anywhere in Ontario. (Travel fee added for home visits.) Available most weekends, holidays, and occasional weekday evenings.
(226) 705-0398 View (226) 705-0398
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John Pilgrim
Registered Social Worker, MScEd, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5R
I utilize CBT, EMDR, Somatic (body) techniques and facets of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion.
LHSC Employees and Families - -Direct billing to GreenShield- -When did you last feel truly connected to yourself, to the people around you and to your environment? Anxiety, trauma, hopelessness, depression, ADHD, Motor Vehicle Accidents and job and school-related issues can disconnect people from the lives they want to live. As a therapist, I have worked with people to help them discover and pursue the lives they wish to live. I use a conversational, Polyvagal, body-oriented, highly positive, strength-based, thought-changing style of therapy to assist people to determine and achieve their goals in life.
I utilize CBT, EMDR, Somatic (body) techniques and facets of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion.
LHSC Employees and Families - -Direct billing to GreenShield- -When did you last feel truly connected to yourself, to the people around you and to your environment? Anxiety, trauma, hopelessness, depression, ADHD, Motor Vehicle Accidents and job and school-related issues can disconnect people from the lives they want to live. As a therapist, I have worked with people to help them discover and pursue the lives they wish to live. I use a conversational, Polyvagal, body-oriented, highly positive, strength-based, thought-changing style of therapy to assist people to determine and achieve their goals in life.
(877) 746-4404 View (877) 746-4404
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Kimberly Pereira
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MEd, CCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Port Stanley, ON N5L  (Online Only)
These can include, solution focused strategies, Brainspotting, Parts Work, NLP, Time Line Processing, Mindfulness or Hypnosis.
You are the "strong one". The natural leader at work, in your biz, in your family, or with your friends. You keep things to yourself because you don't want to "burden" the people you care about, but secretly wish you could run away. You feel things deeply & have a vision for creating change in the world but, over-empathizing, deep thinking, imposter syndrome, or anxiety, hold you back. You feel frustrated, angry, defeated & don't understand why. Your self talk is judgey & you just can't seem to get people to hear or understand what you're trying to say. You need a safe place to be real & vulnerable without pressure or expectation.
These can include, solution focused strategies, Brainspotting, Parts Work, NLP, Time Line Processing, Mindfulness or Hypnosis.
You are the "strong one". The natural leader at work, in your biz, in your family, or with your friends. You keep things to yourself because you don't want to "burden" the people you care about, but secretly wish you could run away. You feel things deeply & have a vision for creating change in the world but, over-empathizing, deep thinking, imposter syndrome, or anxiety, hold you back. You feel frustrated, angry, defeated & don't understand why. Your self talk is judgey & you just can't seem to get people to hear or understand what you're trying to say. You need a safe place to be real & vulnerable without pressure or expectation.
(226) 605-0019 View (226) 605-0019
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Elizabeth Townsend
Registered Social Worker, MSW, BSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
St Thomas, ON N5P
I also utilize mindfulness, play therapy, and art therapy techniques in my work.
I believe relationships and connections are foundational to our mental health and well-being. When we feel connected to others we are better able to explore, heal, and adapt. My goal is to support people at any age with learning new skills, exploring emotions, and sharing experiences. When working with me you can expect an open, warm, and non-judgmental perspective.
I also utilize mindfulness, play therapy, and art therapy techniques in my work.
I believe relationships and connections are foundational to our mental health and well-being. When we feel connected to others we are better able to explore, heal, and adapt. My goal is to support people at any age with learning new skills, exploring emotions, and sharing experiences. When working with me you can expect an open, warm, and non-judgmental perspective.
(226) 756-0053 View (226) 756-0053
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Lori Broughton
Registered Psychotherapist, BASc, CDP, MACP
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5P
Working through anxiety, depression or symptoms of living with a diagnoses may draw from strategies of Mindfulness, CBT or DBT.
My space is a small cabin located within 5 acres of outdoor space. This allows for a very naturalized counselling experience. Walk and talk along the trails, Adirondack chairs deep within the wooded area or the shelter of the small cabin are your choices, for each appointment. The space allows for relaxation and grounding to be experienced very naturally.
Working through anxiety, depression or symptoms of living with a diagnoses may draw from strategies of Mindfulness, CBT or DBT.
My space is a small cabin located within 5 acres of outdoor space. This allows for a very naturalized counselling experience. Walk and talk along the trails, Adirondack chairs deep within the wooded area or the shelter of the small cabin are your choices, for each appointment. The space allows for relaxation and grounding to be experienced very naturally.
(548) 900-0167 View (548) 900-0167
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Cindy Steffy
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, RP
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5P
Life is filled with many challenges. We all use coping mechanisms that appear to make sense for these challenges. Sometimes these coping mechanisms stop working or cause us other difficulties when they are used for longer periods of time. I provide a safe and comfortable environment in which we can work together to develop skills and strategies that lead to change that can be maintained over the long-term. I am trained to offer Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and have facilitated many treatment groups using these techniques. Mindfulness groups currently on hold.
Life is filled with many challenges. We all use coping mechanisms that appear to make sense for these challenges. Sometimes these coping mechanisms stop working or cause us other difficulties when they are used for longer periods of time. I provide a safe and comfortable environment in which we can work together to develop skills and strategies that lead to change that can be maintained over the long-term. I am trained to offer Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and have facilitated many treatment groups using these techniques. Mindfulness groups currently on hold.
(226) 782-0743 View (226) 782-0743
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Leah Brown
Registered Psychotherapist, BA Soc, MACP, RP, CCC
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5P
Have you ever felt like you needed to do “more” or be “more” in order to feel like you are “enough?” Overwhelmed by guilt if you have needs of your own? Or believe if you did acknowledge YOU in relationships it could end in abandonment, disappointment or being alone? You may have learned to relate to yourself in this way for as long as you can remember and does not mean you are “broken” in need of being “fixed”. When we remove judgment and begin to see our “true self” through the lens of curiosity we get to reconnect with who we have always wanted to be but was too afraid to try.
Have you ever felt like you needed to do “more” or be “more” in order to feel like you are “enough?” Overwhelmed by guilt if you have needs of your own? Or believe if you did acknowledge YOU in relationships it could end in abandonment, disappointment or being alone? You may have learned to relate to yourself in this way for as long as you can remember and does not mean you are “broken” in need of being “fixed”. When we remove judgment and begin to see our “true self” through the lens of curiosity we get to reconnect with who we have always wanted to be but was too afraid to try.
(226) 457-4821 View (226) 457-4821
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Sarah McCallum
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSc, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
St Thomas, ON N5R
This hectic and at times uncertain life can feel overwhelming. When we lack grounding and direction it can feel like we will lose control of our emotions and ourselves. I practice counseling from a non-judgmental and acceptance based perspective where we can use your strengths, past lived experiences and new skills developed during the therapeutic relationship to move through the hard times and achieve your goals. My approach is to support you to identify the habits and patterns in relationships with yourself and others that may not be serving you and with this new awareness move towards your valued goals. EFT and EMDR Certified.
This hectic and at times uncertain life can feel overwhelming. When we lack grounding and direction it can feel like we will lose control of our emotions and ourselves. I practice counseling from a non-judgmental and acceptance based perspective where we can use your strengths, past lived experiences and new skills developed during the therapeutic relationship to move through the hard times and achieve your goals. My approach is to support you to identify the habits and patterns in relationships with yourself and others that may not be serving you and with this new awareness move towards your valued goals. EFT and EMDR Certified.
(226) 894-8364 View (226) 894-8364
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Steve Granger
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
St Thomas, ON N5R
Figuring out how to navigate life can be tough and, at times, can even seem impossible. Sometimes, we need extra support to get through difficult times, to deal with something we have long been avoiding, or to deal with emotions we’re not familiar or comfortable with. Whether you’re looking for support in making key changes in your life, to help understand yourself better, or for support with a particular mental health concern (e.g. depression, anxiety, etc.), we will work together to find a healthy way forward.
Figuring out how to navigate life can be tough and, at times, can even seem impossible. Sometimes, we need extra support to get through difficult times, to deal with something we have long been avoiding, or to deal with emotions we’re not familiar or comfortable with. Whether you’re looking for support in making key changes in your life, to help understand yourself better, or for support with a particular mental health concern (e.g. depression, anxiety, etc.), we will work together to find a healthy way forward.
(226) 917-5263 View (226) 917-5263
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Darryl DeRoches
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5R
I believe that our lives are best lived with a sense of purpose, and my purpose is to be of service to others. As such I work with people to help support them in identifying and addressing their challenges and assist them with being present in their lives. I am grateful to work with: First Responders addressing work, incurred trauma and personal issues related to their service. Persons who identify as part of the LGBTQ +, Kink and ENM communities in a culturally sensitive and sex positive environment. An important focus of my practice is working with men regarding their sexual health/functioning. Especially post cancer diagnosis.
I believe that our lives are best lived with a sense of purpose, and my purpose is to be of service to others. As such I work with people to help support them in identifying and addressing their challenges and assist them with being present in their lives. I am grateful to work with: First Responders addressing work, incurred trauma and personal issues related to their service. Persons who identify as part of the LGBTQ +, Kink and ENM communities in a culturally sensitive and sex positive environment. An important focus of my practice is working with men regarding their sexual health/functioning. Especially post cancer diagnosis.
(226) 780-8662 View (226) 780-8662
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Jennifer Jackson || Couples Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), Hons, BA, , MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
St Thomas, ON N5R  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with feeling disconnected from yourself and others? Despite your best efforts to stay positive you still feel stuck. Breaking free from the cycles of people-pleasing, self-sabotage, anxiety, shame, low self-esteem and procrastination continues to manifest in difficulties with interpersonal relationships leaving you feeling unfulfilled or drawn to the wrong partners. Living a better life does not have to be this hard.
Are you struggling with feeling disconnected from yourself and others? Despite your best efforts to stay positive you still feel stuck. Breaking free from the cycles of people-pleasing, self-sabotage, anxiety, shame, low self-esteem and procrastination continues to manifest in difficulties with interpersonal relationships leaving you feeling unfulfilled or drawn to the wrong partners. Living a better life does not have to be this hard.
(226) 887-8594 View (226) 887-8594
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Kaitlyn Cavacas
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Komoka, ON N0L
Envision a version of yourself that feels fulfilled, whole and connected. Think about how your life may look as reflected by these values. Often times, the busy pace of life can leave us feeling overwhelmed and disconnected from ourselves and others. Pressures and expectations can make it hard to find our voice. You are not alone. Your voice is important and matters.
Envision a version of yourself that feels fulfilled, whole and connected. Think about how your life may look as reflected by these values. Often times, the busy pace of life can leave us feeling overwhelmed and disconnected from ourselves and others. Pressures and expectations can make it hard to find our voice. You are not alone. Your voice is important and matters.
(226) 909-1614 View (226) 909-1614
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Soulscape Services: Psychotherapy & Wellness Hub
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, BAHons, RP
Verified Verified
St Thomas, ON N5R
Therapy shouldn't feel like a chore. While it might sometimes be hard to hear what is discussed in therapy, overall you should leave feeling like you've gained something useful or even transformative. Over time, you should feel you are getting stronger, more resilient and have shed layers of fear and anxiety. Of course this process can be overwhelming at times and you might not always progress on the timeframe that you thought you would, but when therapy goes well, you should feel more settled and more clear about your life. You should gain understanding about yourself and others and have a renewed sense of purpose and passion
Therapy shouldn't feel like a chore. While it might sometimes be hard to hear what is discussed in therapy, overall you should leave feeling like you've gained something useful or even transformative. Over time, you should feel you are getting stronger, more resilient and have shed layers of fear and anxiety. Of course this process can be overwhelming at times and you might not always progress on the timeframe that you thought you would, but when therapy goes well, you should feel more settled and more clear about your life. You should gain understanding about yourself and others and have a renewed sense of purpose and passion
(226) 212-3592 View (226) 212-3592
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Jordan- London Trauma Therapy
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MPA, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
St Thomas, ON N5P
Trauma & painful early life experiences can get in the way of being able to enjoy our lives today.If you are suffering from PTSD, childhood trauma, persistent anxiety or depression, relationship breakdown or chronic stress, I can help. I am a trauma specialist and will help you to rebuild your life. I have extensive experience with First Responders, including physicians, and I will help you to feel safe and heard. First responders are seen ASAP. If you want to experience profound change, healthy relationships & trauma healing, I can help. Healing from trauma and a whole new outlook on yourself and your life are possible.
Trauma & painful early life experiences can get in the way of being able to enjoy our lives today.If you are suffering from PTSD, childhood trauma, persistent anxiety or depression, relationship breakdown or chronic stress, I can help. I am a trauma specialist and will help you to rebuild your life. I have extensive experience with First Responders, including physicians, and I will help you to feel safe and heard. First responders are seen ASAP. If you want to experience profound change, healthy relationships & trauma healing, I can help. Healing from trauma and a whole new outlook on yourself and your life are possible.
(226) 641-6635 View (226) 641-6635
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Amelia Holden
Registered Social Worker, MSW, BSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
St Thomas, ON N5R
Amelia has been a Registered Social Worker for 24 years working with individuals, couples, and families who may have experienced intergenerational trauma or childhood developmental trauma, leading to mental health diagnosis such as anxiety, depression, or borderline personality disorder. As trauma causes stress on the body and conflict within relationships, the lives of the individuals who are struggling to understand why can often feel confused or lost. By giving them the knowledge and skills of how to accept the things they cannot change and to change the things they can control will assist them in building a life worth living.
Amelia has been a Registered Social Worker for 24 years working with individuals, couples, and families who may have experienced intergenerational trauma or childhood developmental trauma, leading to mental health diagnosis such as anxiety, depression, or borderline personality disorder. As trauma causes stress on the body and conflict within relationships, the lives of the individuals who are struggling to understand why can often feel confused or lost. By giving them the knowledge and skills of how to accept the things they cannot change and to change the things they can control will assist them in building a life worth living.
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT) Counsellors

How does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy work?

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy originated in the work of John Kabat-Zinn of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He developed mindfulness-based stress reduction, which is a technique found in yoga and meditation. MBCT is a combination of this type of stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy; it essentially quiets emotional distress through mindfulness, utilizing proper breathing and meditation. These techniques aim to bring the individual into the present moment when in a state of distress.

When do I know if I need treatment with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy?

If an individual’s mind is filled with emotional distress and general negativity, the person may feel trapped. A mindfulness-based cognitive therapist can help a person change their thinking patterns as well as their behaviour through calm acceptance and compassion. This therapy can provide an individual with the coping skills needed for a healthier and more constructive life.

What should I expect from mindfulness-based cognitive therapy?

This therapy often takes place in group sessions. A therapist will work with the group as well as with each individual. Meditation and breathing exercises are core practices that aim to invite inquiry and discovery into a person’s troubled mental state. The objective is to identify and lessen negative thoughts and behaviours and move toward optimal health and productivity. The individual will see life in a more realistic way. This therapy is supportive, accepting, and warm.

Is mindfulness-based cognitive therapy effective?

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is evidence-based and effective. One study found that people with major depressive disorder have benefitted from this type of therapy; the person accepts their distressed thoughts and also moves into healthier patterns of thinking. This therapy also aims to move an individual away from automatic negative responses. This type of therapy can bring a person lifelong change, with higher levels of satisfaction, less stress, as well as positive emotional and behavioural habits.