Trauma and PTSD Therapists in Hanover, ON

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Jessica Cragg
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
Anxiety, Depression and Trauma Therapist: You’ve experienced distressing event(s) that have impacted your ability to move forward. You fluctuate between feelings of worry, sadness and hopelessness. At night you have difficulty sleeping and throughout the day you experience constant reminders of the event. You feel the world is unsafe so you avoid certain situations, places and people and you have a hard time trusting others. You want nothing more than to be able to feel calm and experience happiness again. If you’re ready to break the cycle and build confidence in yourself, you’ve landed on the right profile.
(226) 407-9090
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$140 per session
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Ruth Linnen
Registe, Psychot, MTS, OAMHP
Verified
Verified
Ruth was a primary mental health clinician with CMHA for 19 years providing assessment, treatment, training, and consultation in various areas of mental health including mood disorders, psychosis, and trauma .
Ruth Linnen began her practice in psychotherapy in 1996. She is the the founder and director of CPCC. She is a Registered Psychotherapist with a specialty in Trauma Consultation, Assessment, Treatment and Education. She is trained in Critical Incident Stress Management ( Advanced) , ASIST, and Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) and is Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). In her private practice she also offers Family, Couple's, Individual, and Group therapy. Other modalities of treatment offered by Ruth at CPCC include DBT, CBT and Sensorimotor psychotherapy.
(855) 935-4455
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$95 per session
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Jennifer Brunner - Holistic Healing
Registered Social Worker, BA, BSW, MSW, TITC-TC, RSW
Verified
Verified
I use psychotherapy approaches that are proven effective for the treatment of trauma , mental health, stress, and relationships.
Availability for October. Welcome to my page! Are you looking for support from someone who is able to confidentially provide you with a non-judgemental opportunity to sort out difficult feelings, thoughts, or experiences? You're not alone. Many people I work with have experienced trauma , challenging relationships, anxiety, depression, high stress lifestyle and general life dissatisfaction. Your experience matters to me, and I admire your decision to seek out support. I am flexible in my approach with each client, as every individual is wonderfully unique. I do provide a 15 min free consult to ensure this is the right fit for you.
(833) 218-9417
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$145 per session
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Susan Dietz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW
Verified
Verified
The road is long and the path isn't always clear. I know experiencing pain, whether it be physical or emotional, is inevitable. Despite that, we are often faced with navigating through life's challenges with uncertainty or fear. I see adolescents, adults and seniors, individually, in families or couples, who are seeking support in facing uncertainties and overcoming challenges including those that come with anxiety, depression, trauma , grief, addictions, stress, sexuality, relationships, addictions, and family discord.
(226) 243-2186
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$150 (individual)$200 (couples)
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Brenda Atkin
Registered Social Worker, BA, RSW, CCAC
Verified
Verified
I can support and encourage you while we explore issues such as Adult ADHD, family dysfunction, trauma , shame and substance use, together.
Sometimes when you get distracted, forget things, lose track of time or procrastinate, do you think “maybe I have ADHD”. Perhaps, you dismiss this thought because, well, isn’t it just kids that have ADHD. You look around and compare yourself, your life, to others and think, Wow, they have it all together. Why can’t I be like that? What is wrong with me? ADHD is not just a childhood issue, and you don’t just ‘grow out of it’. ADHD can impact all aspects of your life and cause you to feel shame and anxiety, especially if you do not know what if preventing you from doing the things you work hard to do.
(226) 602-8700
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$130 per session
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The Clarity Clinic
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CCC, CPT
Verified
Verified
Welcome! What sets us apart is our team of therapists who are ready to work with adults, children, teens, parents and couples of all ages and abilities. We have full-time administrative staff waiting to take your call or email and match your with the best therapist in our practice based on the needs of you or your loved ones. Our therapists have a number of specialties and all work from the perspective of helping clients to heal the root cause of challenges, so natural resilience, health, and happiness can shine through.
(226) 773-4510
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Hanover, ON N4N
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Aspire Counselling Services
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
Congratulations on taking a step toward healing. Whether you are just beginning the journey or have been on the journey for quite some time, I am here to help. I believe that there are things in life that derail us from living to our full potential. These events, whether small "t" traumas or big "T" Traumas, cause us to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and depressed. It changes the way we feel about ourselves and how we interact with others. With the right support and therapy, I believe we all have the strength, courage, and internal resources to overcome negative life experiences.
(226) 894-4213
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$150 per session
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Hilltop Healing
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW
Verified
Verified
Accepting New Clients. We as human beings experience stressors, challenges, difficulties and traumas as we navigate life, regardless of our age. We might struggle with feelings of sadness, anger or anxiety. Many of us need a place to feel understood, safe and connected. We yearn for validation, empathy, acceptance and compassion. We want to feel more connected to ourselves and/or our relationships. We want to feel like we belong, we are valued and we matter. Our lives can be so busy and full of chaos. We can experience more clarity. We want to increase our feelings of joy, calm and our sense of worth. You are enough.
(226) 407-6155
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$120 per session
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Haven: Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
Rebecca provides evidence-based therapy to children, adolescents and their families experiencing an array of difficulties including: managing disruptive emotions, separation anxiety, social struggles, peer issues, self-esteem, navigating our mental health system and caregiver support. Rebecca has completed all 3 levels of foundational training with the Canadian Association of Play Therapy. She uses play and activity-based techniques that peak a child or teens interests.
(226) 799-9233
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$150 per session
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Ann Marie Deas
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, CH&LC
Verified
Verified
I specialize in supporting people who are overwhelmed with stress, anxiety and/or depression and who are looking to bring more balance and meaning back into their lives. Do you spend your time taking care of others but find there’s nothing left for you by the end of the day? Is your health or relationships suffering and you are struggling to find the joy in life? Do you wish for the energy and vitality you had at the start of your career and yearn to find purpose in your work and life again? Or are you encountering a major life transition? If you are looking for a new beginning and are ready for a true transformation, I can help.
(226) 918-6108
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$165 per session
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Alison Vallée
Registered Social Worker, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
I received my Bachelor of Social Work from York University and my Masters of Social Work from the University of Calgary. I have worked in the field of mental health for over 15 years, with adults, children, adolescents & caregivers. I believe that the relationship with your therapist is essential to making change and improving your mental health and wellness. I believe that my compassion and empathy provide a safe and nurturing place for you to improve your mental health & wellness.
(226) 779-0335
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Hanover, ON N4N
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$135 (individual)$150 (couples)

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Madelyn Whittle
Registered Psychotherapist, BASc, MC, RP
Verified
Verified
I strive to meet folks as they are through a trauma -informed, curious & open, non-judgmental lens - transparent & collaborative dialogue is key! I view the client as the expert in their life.
Do you experience feelings of anxiety, depression, low self-esteem or low self-confidence? Are you struggling with (or exploring) self-identity, goals, or searching for meaning and purpose in your life? Or, perhaps you are experiencing difficult relationship dynamics and patterns that are hard to break out of. The clients I support are often seeking to: connect more meaningfully with themselves and others, improve self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-concept, cope more effectively with difficult emotions, and find a sense of meaning in their lives.
(226) 408-4517
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Walkerton, ON N0G
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$140 per session
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Shaelyn Busby
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I have experience working with individuals who are facing depression, anxiety, anger, stress, PTSD , trauma , abuse, substance use/abuse, self-esteem, self-harm, sleep issues, eating issues, and suicidal thoughts.
Hello! My name is Shaelyn Busby and I am a fully registered psychotherapist. Are you looking for a therapist to support you in making changes in your life? Change can be scary, difficult, and intimidating even when we know change is for the better. I strive to meet my clients where they are at and empower them to have the courage to change their lives. In my practice, I use a number of different modalities to best suit the client. Every client is different so I believe every treatment plan should be tailored to the individual.
(226) 243-7104
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Walkerton, ON N0G
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$125 per session
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Lesley Dalzell
Registered Social Worker, BScPsyc, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
Life can be challenging. Sometimes it’s a job we don't like, a relationship, or our past. As a therapist I can help to identify patterns in your life, in your behaviour and beliefs that keep you unfulfilled, frustrated, and unhealthy. Freedom can come from the ability to see those patterns with compassion and from choosing a different way forward for yourself. I am a caring, committed person with experience working with individuals and families.
(855) 776-1805
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Walkerton, ON N0G
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Anchor Counselling, AAT & Mindfulness Facilitator
Registered Social Worker, MBSR , RSSW, AAT
Verified
Verified
It is natural to feel anxious sometimes, but when anxiety becomes overwhelming and it intefers with your ability to enjoy life or work, then it is time to find help. If you are experiencing racing thoughts, elevated heart rate, tightness in the chest, feelings of overwhelm and/or depression and hopelessness, please reach out! I can help you build on your own strengths and fill your basket with coping tools to help you live your life with a sense of ease and bring a sense of well-being back into your life. I have lived with debilitating anxiety and bouts of depression my whole life, and I can help you find peace and live with ease.
(226) 270-3181
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Elmwood, ON N0G
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$110 (individual)$155 (couples)

Online Therapists

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Astrid M Machalitza
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
You need emotional support to thrive and to becom strong, self-confident and lively again? Therefore I offer immediate availability, just click "Email" now. If you struggle with anxiety, shame and fear of judgment or are stuck in anger, sadness or grief, please allow help. Do you like to be part of an online group or individual therapy to becoming the person you truly are? Great. That way you can work on your issues plus become who you are - a person who is full of self-esteem, self-worth and thrilled to live.
(226) 799-4950
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Waterloo, ON N2K
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$85 (individual)$90 (couples)
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Jo-Anne Beggs
Registered Social Worker, RSW
Verified
Verified
I specialize in trauma treatment.
"People are doing the best they can". Absolutely. And, given life experience, skills, supports & lack thereof. Yet, despite our best efforts, situations past or current, perceptions, emotions, ways of coping can be more than what we can effectively navigate alone. We hit ruts. Life isn't what we want it to be. Therapy can help us to understand the issues & actively work toward desired changes. To create "a life worth living", of your own design. Authentically you. If you want positive change, if you're ready to work diligently toward change, if you're ready to "get down & dirty", in partnership, let's talk!
(289) 272-9227
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Mississauga, ON L5G
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$190 per session
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Kimberly Murdoch
Registered Social Worker, MSW, BSW, RSW, diplHSC, NTS
Verified
Verified
Trauma recovery.
Are you feeling anxious, low and tired, having trouble managing each day? Do you see yourself negatively and others as coping better than you? If you are feeling stuck, alone and unsure of what to do, getting help can start with a phone call. Getting help can start with confidential appointments where the focus is about you and the problems you want to understand and change. A caring, professional relationship is a place where you feel understood, safe and supported in building your confidence, coping skills, and strengths; together we plan and build paths towards your goals.
(647) 496-5630
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Toronto, ON M6S
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$190 (individual)$190 (couples)
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Alexander Kunashko
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW, BA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coronavirus concerns? Video chat (Skype) and phone-based appointments available! Has life become too stressful? Can you no longer cope? Is life not as enjoyable as it used to be? Do you struggle with any of the following: Depression, Trauma , Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Grief, Insomnia, or Stress? Sometimes life can feel overwhelming and seem hopeless. Instead of suffering alone, let me help you. I am a great listener who is compassionate and non-judgmental. I will work hard to earn your trust, understand what the root issues are, and then problem solve effective solutions that will suit your unique needs.
(226) 286-0577
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Brantford, ON N3P
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$120 (individual)$150 (couples)
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Giulia Rinaldi - Centre For Psychology And Emotional Health
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I have experience working with clients across a variety of issues including challenges with: anxiety, panic, depression, trauma , life transitions, relationships, anger, grief, identity, and emotion regulation. I have worked within hospital and counselling centres, including Sunnybrook Hospital’s Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre, the York University Psychology Clinic (YUPC), and the Ryerson University Counselling Centre, where I did individual and group therapy for those struggling with complex psychological and emotional issues.
(289) 803-9936
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Toronto, ON M5R
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Trauma and PTSD Counsellors

When should I seek treatment for trauma?

Not everyone who undergoes trauma needs therapy to heal, but many do. If, after experiencing a traumatic event, you find yourself struggling with symptoms such as nightmares, dissociation, irritability, or emotional numbness—especially if these symptoms last more than a month and are severe enough to interfere with your daily functioning—you may benefit from seeking out therapy with a trauma-informed provider.

How long does trauma therapy take?

Different types of therapy for trauma unfold on different timelines. Prolonged exposure therapy and cognitive processing therapy, for example, each take about three months, while trauma-informed CBT may last anywhere from 8 to 25 sessions. Other approaches, especially those that are less structured or that incorporate elements from multiple modalities, may be more open-ended, though many patients report feeling better within the first few months of treatment.

What happens if trauma is left untreated?

Unaddressed trauma can have serious—even devastating—effects on relationships, career, and day-to-day functioning. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can lead people to distrust or lash out at others, making it difficult to maintain intimate relationships; it can also trigger symptoms such as flashbacks or hyperreactivity that can interfere with a person’s ability to function effectively, personally and/or professionally. Some sufferers turn to drugs to find relief. Symptoms may lessen on their own with time, but there is no guarantee that PTSD will resolve on its own.

Can PTSD come back after treatment?

It is possible for PTSD symptoms to recur months or years after successful treatment. This is because, like most mental health disorders, it is not possible to “cure” PTSD, and stressful life events may cause symptoms to recur in even the most resilient individuals. There is no shame in re-experiencing PTSD symptoms nor in returning to therapy when such relapses occur; indeed, many forms of trauma therapy explicitly encourage periodic “maintenance sessions” to reinforce coping skills and ensure that symptoms stay manageable.