Substance Use Therapists in Gananoque, ON

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Maggie Hogan
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP
Verified Verified
Gananoque, ON K7G
Currently accepting individual clients only. Many of us -young and older- experience trials in life and in our relationships that challenge our ability to function, feel secure and prosper. We may struggle to cope when life's events compromise and overwhelm our support networks and coping mechanisms. I provide non-judgmental support to help identify and overcome patterns of behaving, thinking and feeling that are no longer adaptive, and help establish new awareness, habits, attitudes and actions. I support adults as they navigate life transitions and the accompanying anxiety, depression, grief and substance use.
Currently accepting individual clients only. Many of us -young and older- experience trials in life and in our relationships that challenge our ability to function, feel secure and prosper. We may struggle to cope when life's events compromise and overwhelm our support networks and coping mechanisms. I provide non-judgmental support to help identify and overcome patterns of behaving, thinking and feeling that are no longer adaptive, and help establish new awareness, habits, attitudes and actions. I support adults as they navigate life transitions and the accompanying anxiety, depression, grief and substance use.
(613) 902-1175 View (613) 902-1175
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Roberta Abbott
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, MC, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G
I specialize in abuse and trauma therapy, for youth and adults. I have experience in working with victims of child abuse, bullying, and intimate partner violence. As a military spouse and former defence analyst, I have the knowledge and lived experience to assist military members, veterans and first responders with issues related to operational stress and their specific workplace and family culture. I am also trained in couples therapy, using the Gottman Method (Level II Training) - a positive approach to restoring happy partnerships.
I specialize in abuse and trauma therapy, for youth and adults. I have experience in working with victims of child abuse, bullying, and intimate partner violence. As a military spouse and former defence analyst, I have the knowledge and lived experience to assist military members, veterans and first responders with issues related to operational stress and their specific workplace and family culture. I am also trained in couples therapy, using the Gottman Method (Level II Training) - a positive approach to restoring happy partnerships.
(343) 340-5564 View (343) 340-5564
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Fiona Jager
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, RN
Verified Verified
Gananoque, ON K7G  (Online Only)
I serve clients interested in finding a balance in their lives that will allow them to thrive. This may include managing symptoms of mental illness, addressing issues in relationships, strengthening priorities, and finding the focus necessary to achieve their goals.
I serve clients interested in finding a balance in their lives that will allow them to thrive. This may include managing symptoms of mental illness, addressing issues in relationships, strengthening priorities, and finding the focus necessary to achieve their goals.
(343) 453-1840 View (343) 453-1840
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Kimberly Blair Kent
Registered Social Worker, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G
Waitlist for new clients
Currently waitlisting clients- When people are anxious, grieving, or struggling in life, it can be hard to know where to turn for help. I work with children, adolescents, adults,and couples to assist in improving their well being and re-establish healthy, happy patterns and lifestyles. I am a Registered Social Worker and have over 25 years experience in various counselling roles. I am passionate about meeting people where they are at and empowering them to be the best versions of themselves.
Currently waitlisting clients- When people are anxious, grieving, or struggling in life, it can be hard to know where to turn for help. I work with children, adolescents, adults,and couples to assist in improving their well being and re-establish healthy, happy patterns and lifestyles. I am a Registered Social Worker and have over 25 years experience in various counselling roles. I am passionate about meeting people where they are at and empowering them to be the best versions of themselves.
(343) 429-9158 View (343) 429-9158
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Lisa Steacy
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified Verified
Gananoque, ON K7G
I work from a place that values and acknowledges the need for connection and right relationship in all domains of life, including the therapeutic relationship. The desire to feel heard, understood, known and safe is an inherent need we all desire and I aspire to create this dynamic in all my therapeutic working relationships. I am strength-based clinician, drawing on each individual unique gifts, talents and experiences. I understand and feel privileged to witness the triumph over one's challenges through this therapeutic process. I am a RP, with 30 years in Mental Health, working with children, youth, adults, couples and families.
I work from a place that values and acknowledges the need for connection and right relationship in all domains of life, including the therapeutic relationship. The desire to feel heard, understood, known and safe is an inherent need we all desire and I aspire to create this dynamic in all my therapeutic working relationships. I am strength-based clinician, drawing on each individual unique gifts, talents and experiences. I understand and feel privileged to witness the triumph over one's challenges through this therapeutic process. I am a RP, with 30 years in Mental Health, working with children, youth, adults, couples and families.
(343) 309-5942 View (343) 309-5942
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Holly Behiels
Registered Psychotherapist, BSc, MA, RP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G
I work with individuals and couples who are seeking improved communication, increased connection, reduced conflict, intimacy, facing a mental health diagnosis in partner, Operational Stress Injuries including PTSD, veterans issues, police and other first responders, medical professionals, and major life transitions. Seeking therapy takes courage and vulnerability, so we will work together to make you feel at ease and able to progress based on your unique needs and strengths.
I work with individuals and couples who are seeking improved communication, increased connection, reduced conflict, intimacy, facing a mental health diagnosis in partner, Operational Stress Injuries including PTSD, veterans issues, police and other first responders, medical professionals, and major life transitions. Seeking therapy takes courage and vulnerability, so we will work together to make you feel at ease and able to progress based on your unique needs and strengths.
(613) 519-4384 View (613) 519-4384
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Joanne Roston
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G  (Online Only)
I have 28 years in private practice and public service co-creating well-being with all ages and relationship configurations. Addiction, drug culture & use; the blues, depression & anxiety; violence & social justice; family and personal crises; LGBTQ issues; young adult & menopausal transition times; & all aspects of relationships both inter- and intra-personal are my areas of interest and proficiency. Group trainings are available to address any of these issues.
I have 28 years in private practice and public service co-creating well-being with all ages and relationship configurations. Addiction, drug culture & use; the blues, depression & anxiety; violence & social justice; family and personal crises; LGBTQ issues; young adult & menopausal transition times; & all aspects of relationships both inter- and intra-personal are my areas of interest and proficiency. Group trainings are available to address any of these issues.
(855) 976-9632 View (855) 976-9632
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Resolve Counselling Services Canada
Registered Psychotherapist
Verified Verified
Gananoque, ON K7G
Resolve Counselling Services Canada offers a number of programs and services that have been developed to support adults, youth, couples and families overcome challenges that affect their emotional and social well-being. All of our counsellors believe that the individuals, couples, families, and groups who come to us for counselling are resilient and possess the inherent strengths needed to solve their unique set of challenges. Each of our clinical counsellors uses a counselling approach that is informed by current best practices.
Resolve Counselling Services Canada offers a number of programs and services that have been developed to support adults, youth, couples and families overcome challenges that affect their emotional and social well-being. All of our counsellors believe that the individuals, couples, families, and groups who come to us for counselling are resilient and possess the inherent strengths needed to solve their unique set of challenges. Each of our clinical counsellors uses a counselling approach that is informed by current best practices.
(613) 519-5967 View (613) 519-5967
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Amanda Hammond
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RSSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G
Not accepting new clients
On the outside, you've got it together. You’re reliable, ambitious, and “successful”. On the inside, you never feel good enough, that you’re measuring up - or you’re just burnt out. Crispy, even. You’ve spent the last number of years trying to keep it all together, and wow, is it ever exhausting. You are looking for a change; you now need to come first. You’ve tried the self-help books, old coping skills and continue to feel like you’re drowning. You want to figure out this whole work-life balance thing in a way that doesn’t leave you feeling selfish or guilty. I want to help you get there.
On the outside, you've got it together. You’re reliable, ambitious, and “successful”. On the inside, you never feel good enough, that you’re measuring up - or you’re just burnt out. Crispy, even. You’ve spent the last number of years trying to keep it all together, and wow, is it ever exhausting. You are looking for a change; you now need to come first. You’ve tried the self-help books, old coping skills and continue to feel like you’re drowning. You want to figure out this whole work-life balance thing in a way that doesn’t leave you feeling selfish or guilty. I want to help you get there.
(343) 344-3066 x2 View (343) 344-3066 x2
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Kristen Beattie
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Gananoque, ON K7G
Welcome to my page! My name is Kristen. I am a Registered Social Worker & Psychotherapist with a passion for supporting individuals who are looking to embark on a healing journey and reclaim their life. I have a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Windsor, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Trent University. I am registered with both the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). In addition to my education, I have 7 years of experience supporting adults and youth in inpatient and community mental health settings.
Welcome to my page! My name is Kristen. I am a Registered Social Worker & Psychotherapist with a passion for supporting individuals who are looking to embark on a healing journey and reclaim their life. I have a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Windsor, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Trent University. I am registered with both the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). In addition to my education, I have 7 years of experience supporting adults and youth in inpatient and community mental health settings.
(613) 707-4095 View (613) 707-4095
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Rising Hope Counselling Services- Janice Hillier
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G
It can sometimes be overwhelming dealing with the circumstances of life. Sometimes depression, anxiety, grief and loss, life transitions, relationship troubles, insomnia, caregiver and work stress among other things can pile up so high that it’s hard to see ahead to better days. But you don’t have to do this alone. Those who have a network of support recover better from mental health struggles than those trying to do it alone. And YOU are now taking the first step at expanding your support network It is my goal that through our work together, you will experience rising hope, and that tomorrow will be better than today!
It can sometimes be overwhelming dealing with the circumstances of life. Sometimes depression, anxiety, grief and loss, life transitions, relationship troubles, insomnia, caregiver and work stress among other things can pile up so high that it’s hard to see ahead to better days. But you don’t have to do this alone. Those who have a network of support recover better from mental health struggles than those trying to do it alone. And YOU are now taking the first step at expanding your support network It is my goal that through our work together, you will experience rising hope, and that tomorrow will be better than today!
(343) 306-4532 View (343) 306-4532
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Karen Gillis
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW, MA
Verified Verified
Gananoque, ON K7G  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Life is tough, especially lately. Expectations are overwhelming, your to-do list keeps growing, and there's not enough time in the day. You may be trying to please everyone and end up feeling burnt out or never good enough. School or work feel like too much to handle, and self-care seems like another "should". If you're thinking: "I don’t know what to do. I’m exhausted. I’m so frustrated. I want to feel more like myself (again). I want things to change", know that you can build a life worth living. These are the things I have often heard from my clients - and we can work with that! Recovery is possible and life can get better.
Life is tough, especially lately. Expectations are overwhelming, your to-do list keeps growing, and there's not enough time in the day. You may be trying to please everyone and end up feeling burnt out or never good enough. School or work feel like too much to handle, and self-care seems like another "should". If you're thinking: "I don’t know what to do. I’m exhausted. I’m so frustrated. I want to feel more like myself (again). I want things to change", know that you can build a life worth living. These are the things I have often heard from my clients - and we can work with that! Recovery is possible and life can get better.
(343) 805-0201 View (343) 805-0201
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Diana Mitchell
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, SEP
Verified Verified
Gananoque, ON K7G
It takes courage to begin the counselling process. When you make the choice to work through painful feelings, to change damaging behaviours, or to build stronger relationships, your life improves in many ways. My role is to provide a counselling relationship that allows you to feel safe to share your experiences, feelings and thoughts. I offer a confidential space, support and feedback in order to help you to make the changes you identify.​ ​I am passionate about supporting people in building their capacity to connect with the wisdom of their body and emotions and to return to a felt sense of safety and connection to self.
It takes courage to begin the counselling process. When you make the choice to work through painful feelings, to change damaging behaviours, or to build stronger relationships, your life improves in many ways. My role is to provide a counselling relationship that allows you to feel safe to share your experiences, feelings and thoughts. I offer a confidential space, support and feedback in order to help you to make the changes you identify.​ ​I am passionate about supporting people in building their capacity to connect with the wisdom of their body and emotions and to return to a felt sense of safety and connection to self.
(613) 777-2250 View (613) 777-2250
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Casey Onysko Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, BST, MACP, CCC
Verified Verified
Gananoque, ON K7G
I use a collaborative and integrated approach to therapy grounded in a psychodynamic perspective. I believe in tailoring my approach to meet your unique needs and goals. With a decade of experience working both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings, I am versed in working with clients from a diversity of backgrounds and with complex presentations.
I use a collaborative and integrated approach to therapy grounded in a psychodynamic perspective. I believe in tailoring my approach to meet your unique needs and goals. With a decade of experience working both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings, I am versed in working with clients from a diversity of backgrounds and with complex presentations.
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Kelly Dean
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G
Not accepting new clients
If you're reading this; you've already started your journey to wellness. One of our greatest pains can be feeling stuck; confused about what needs to change and where to begin. This state of being can zap our energy and leave us feeling discontent. Giving voice to our challenges offers us a fresh perspective and allows us to see the opportunity that lies within the challenge. I offer a confidential and compassionate space to allow you to feel safe as we navigate the challenges you bring to counselling and discover personalized solutions that will increase your confidence and improve the quality of your life and relationships.
If you're reading this; you've already started your journey to wellness. One of our greatest pains can be feeling stuck; confused about what needs to change and where to begin. This state of being can zap our energy and leave us feeling discontent. Giving voice to our challenges offers us a fresh perspective and allows us to see the opportunity that lies within the challenge. I offer a confidential and compassionate space to allow you to feel safe as we navigate the challenges you bring to counselling and discover personalized solutions that will increase your confidence and improve the quality of your life and relationships.
(613) 900-5904 View (613) 900-5904
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Annabelle Williams
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CCAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G
Clients that are seeking a partnership and collaborative care. Together we can explore new avenues to support your journey when encountering difficult times or choices in life. We will develop a realistic individual treatment plan that is all about your goals, needs and future. Together we will reinforce positive feelings and behaviours to lead to a healthier life. I will provide client education, implementation of therapeutic techniques including up to date best practice modalities. It is important that you as the client are the Captain of the vessel, I am the Compass and it is all about the safe journey.
Clients that are seeking a partnership and collaborative care. Together we can explore new avenues to support your journey when encountering difficult times or choices in life. We will develop a realistic individual treatment plan that is all about your goals, needs and future. Together we will reinforce positive feelings and behaviours to lead to a healthier life. I will provide client education, implementation of therapeutic techniques including up to date best practice modalities. It is important that you as the client are the Captain of the vessel, I am the Compass and it is all about the safe journey.
(343) 341-8873 View (343) 341-8873
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Carol Chafe
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CPGC, CYC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Gananoque, ON K7G
Are you struggling to make changes in your life? I have the privilege of meeting people at a pivotal point in their lives where they are seeking support to face their challenges and make beneficial changes. I can support you making the changes necessary to improve your life. Anxiety, depression, stress, relationships, are issues that may interfere with your ability to live your most satisfying life. Working together we can explore, and validate your thoughts and feelings in a safe supportive environment. I have over 25 years experience working with children, youth and adults in mental health and addiction.
Are you struggling to make changes in your life? I have the privilege of meeting people at a pivotal point in their lives where they are seeking support to face their challenges and make beneficial changes. I can support you making the changes necessary to improve your life. Anxiety, depression, stress, relationships, are issues that may interfere with your ability to live your most satisfying life. Working together we can explore, and validate your thoughts and feelings in a safe supportive environment. I have over 25 years experience working with children, youth and adults in mental health and addiction.
(613) 777-2307 View (613) 777-2307

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Tanya Beattie
Registered Psychotherapist, BScH, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kingston, ON K0H
I understand the struggles you may face from childhood trauma because I have faced them myself. Do you frequently ask yourself "what is wrong with me?" or "why can't I just..." or speak unkindly to yourself? I want to tell you that there isn't anything wrong with you and there are lots of possible reasons why "you can't just feel better about yourself, or get that project done". I can help you understand why and be able to feel better about yourself - you deserve to feel worthy and be able to enjoy life.
I understand the struggles you may face from childhood trauma because I have faced them myself. Do you frequently ask yourself "what is wrong with me?" or "why can't I just..." or speak unkindly to yourself? I want to tell you that there isn't anything wrong with you and there are lots of possible reasons why "you can't just feel better about yourself, or get that project done". I can help you understand why and be able to feel better about yourself - you deserve to feel worthy and be able to enjoy life.
(343) 304-6386 View (343) 304-6386

Online Therapists

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Cher Canonizado: Kaleidoscope Counselling Collective 🌈
Registered Social Worker, BSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1K  (Online Only)
Hi, I’m Cher! Are you struggling with low self-esteem, mood, or substance use that affects your ability to be authentic & happy? Do you feel like you’re struggling in your relationships, due to communication issues, being gaslit, or abused? In these messed up & tumultuous times, we’re all struggling more than usual. Now more than ever, we’re feeling completely overwhelmed and anxious about how we're supposed to manage it all. It shouldn’t be so hard to live a life that feels good, and I truly believe that therapy can help you make things feel better!
Hi, I’m Cher! Are you struggling with low self-esteem, mood, or substance use that affects your ability to be authentic & happy? Do you feel like you’re struggling in your relationships, due to communication issues, being gaslit, or abused? In these messed up & tumultuous times, we’re all struggling more than usual. Now more than ever, we’re feeling completely overwhelmed and anxious about how we're supposed to manage it all. It shouldn’t be so hard to live a life that feels good, and I truly believe that therapy can help you make things feel better!
(855) 551-0499 View (855) 551-0499
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Courtney Argue Registered Nurse Psychotherapist
BScN
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Dunrobin, ON K0A
Optimizing Your Mental Health With Nursing Support - This is my vision with Cornerbrook Counselling and Psychotherapy. Life challenges will happen. These challenges can come in various forms such as: Anxiety, Depression, Burnout, Work Stress, Substance Use, Relationship Stress, Trauma, OCD.. The list goes on. It's how we prepare ourselves or heal ourselves that can help us live with, through and past these challenges.
Optimizing Your Mental Health With Nursing Support - This is my vision with Cornerbrook Counselling and Psychotherapy. Life challenges will happen. These challenges can come in various forms such as: Anxiety, Depression, Burnout, Work Stress, Substance Use, Relationship Stress, Trauma, OCD.. The list goes on. It's how we prepare ourselves or heal ourselves that can help us live with, through and past these challenges.
(343) 309-5363 View (343) 309-5363
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Jessica Courville
Registered Psychotherapist, M Ed, CCC, RP
Verified Verified
Ottawa, ON K1K  (Online Only)
I work primarily with youth, young adults, and adults who are struggling with anxiety/worry, depression, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, low motivation, stress, life transitions, relationship issues, grief/loss, as well as addiction & problematic substance use.
Hello and welcome! Pause for a second, take a deep breath, and let's see if my approach to therapy speaks to you. My practice is holistic, integrative, and collaborative. Together, we will explore your life from a variety of perspectives and therapeutic approaches, which will help us work together to bring about new insights, consider new/different choices and options, let go of old beliefs, limit unhelpful thoughts and behaviours, as well as improve emotional balance and overall well-being. We will also explore the barriers/obstacles that are getting in the way of you living a life that feels balanced, joyful and fulfilling.
I work primarily with youth, young adults, and adults who are struggling with anxiety/worry, depression, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, low motivation, stress, life transitions, relationship issues, grief/loss, as well as addiction & problematic substance use.
Hello and welcome! Pause for a second, take a deep breath, and let's see if my approach to therapy speaks to you. My practice is holistic, integrative, and collaborative. Together, we will explore your life from a variety of perspectives and therapeutic approaches, which will help us work together to bring about new insights, consider new/different choices and options, let go of old beliefs, limit unhelpful thoughts and behaviours, as well as improve emotional balance and overall well-being. We will also explore the barriers/obstacles that are getting in the way of you living a life that feels balanced, joyful and fulfilling.
(343) 321-0884 View (343) 321-0884
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Shannon LaBelle
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1G
My current practice is focused on substance use disorder, depression, anxiety, trauma, and major life transitions. I offer an empathic and connective presence and engage each client with unconditional high regard while focusing on evidence-based approaches to healing.
My current practice is focused on substance use disorder, depression, anxiety, trauma, and major life transitions. I offer an empathic and connective presence and engage each client with unconditional high regard while focusing on evidence-based approaches to healing.
(613) 447-8733 View (613) 447-8733
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Lindsay Abrames
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
Are you feeling stuck in a cycle of secrecy, shame, and isolation that often accompanies alcohol and/or substance use? Maybe you are wondering if you have a problem with substances, are contemplating change, or are interested in relapse prevention to sustain your gains in recovery. Alternatively, are you exhausted and feeling helpless as you navigate a loved one’s substance use and mental health concerns? Perhaps you are worried about your own well-being and want to reconnect with yourself. I also support individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, grief/loss, chronic stress, and major life transitions.
Are you feeling stuck in a cycle of secrecy, shame, and isolation that often accompanies alcohol and/or substance use? Maybe you are wondering if you have a problem with substances, are contemplating change, or are interested in relapse prevention to sustain your gains in recovery. Alternatively, are you exhausted and feeling helpless as you navigate a loved one’s substance use and mental health concerns? Perhaps you are worried about your own well-being and want to reconnect with yourself. I also support individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, grief/loss, chronic stress, and major life transitions.
(343) 321-0790 View (343) 321-0790
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Dr. Amy McGee
Registered Social Worker, PhD, MSW, RSW, RM
Verified Verified
Ottawa, ON K1S  (Online Only)
I am trained in EMDR, CBT, motivational interviewing and as an Art Therapist. I am a practicing midwife creating a small psychotherapy practice. Throughout my career as a social worker and midwife, I have worked with people and their experiences of trauma and substance use. I have a particular interest in working with people in helping professions. I am available to give you my undivided attention and help you create the change you want in your life.
I am trained in EMDR, CBT, motivational interviewing and as an Art Therapist. I am a practicing midwife creating a small psychotherapy practice. Throughout my career as a social worker and midwife, I have worked with people and their experiences of trauma and substance use. I have a particular interest in working with people in helping professions. I am available to give you my undivided attention and help you create the change you want in your life.
(343) 453-0842 View (343) 453-0842
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Jill Hernandez
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, BA
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Limoges, ON K0A
Hello! Here's a little about me: I have been a masters level registered social worker since 2013 and have been in clinical counselling / psychotherapy roles for 13 years. I specialize in working with youth and younger adults (under 40) and their families with a myriad of challenges including addictions (substance use and behavioural) and mental health (anxiety, depression, adjustment, stress, difficulty coping, eating disorders, trauma, OCD and more) and parenting coaching / support. I also provide clinical case consultation and supervision to other therapists and agencies. Proudly serving Embrun, Russell, Casselman & Navan area.
Hello! Here's a little about me: I have been a masters level registered social worker since 2013 and have been in clinical counselling / psychotherapy roles for 13 years. I specialize in working with youth and younger adults (under 40) and their families with a myriad of challenges including addictions (substance use and behavioural) and mental health (anxiety, depression, adjustment, stress, difficulty coping, eating disorders, trauma, OCD and more) and parenting coaching / support. I also provide clinical case consultation and supervision to other therapists and agencies. Proudly serving Embrun, Russell, Casselman & Navan area.
(613) 902-6711 View (613) 902-6711

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Substance Use Counsellors

How do substance and drug recovery or rehabilitation programs work?

In inpatient programs, individuals live in a facility with other clients in recovery; in outpatient programs, individuals reside at home. These facilities are staffed with healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses, psychologists, counsellors, and psychotherapists. Staff often also includes people who have recovered themselves, serving as mentors and guides. These programs may use abstinence, harm reduction, detoxification, psychotherapy, and other methods.

How do 12-step programs combined with psychotherapy work?

Members of 12-step programs help each other reach abstinence and work to maintain it. These programs promote complete change in the individual’s emotional, mental, physical, and even spiritual perspectives. Some programs require that new members attend 90 meetings in 90 days. Many people do attend these programs in conjunction with their work in psychotherapy; the combination of therapy along with 12-step can be extremely effective.

How does harm reduction combined with psychotherapy work?

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, harm reduction prevents death, injury, disease, overdose, and substance misuse. People who choose harm reduction for substance use reduce the amount of drugs they consume. It is not abstinence-based like a 12-step program, but combining harm reduction with psychotherapy proves to be effective for many people.

Are there specific medications for substance and drug use?

There are medications approved to treat substance use disorder—such as buprenorphine, methadone, naltrexone, and acamprosate. These medications do help people cope with substance use as well as avoid the problem of relapse. Naltrexone can help reduce cravings, methadone is an opioid medication used to treat severe pain, and acamprosate may help ease symptoms like poor sleep and anxious feelings.