Currently accepting new clients - I have experience helping clients with issues related to anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, emotion regulation, issues with their relationship(s), social isolation, gender and sexual identity, loss, and trauma. In my work, I seek to help clients integrate themselves using a strengths-based, holistic perspective, seeking to facilitate a better understanding of how environmental, social, and cultural factors contribute to their individual problems and chosen responses. By employing this integrative approach to therapy, I find it better assists clients in making positive and lasting change.
My name is Shannon Horrigan and I work "insync" with you to provide mental health and addictions support. I am a seasoned helping professional with over 25 years of experience providing services to individuals and family members. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, substance use and behavioural addictions such as gambling and technology overuse. I am currently available to provide virtual appointments in the evening and on weekends. I offer a free 15 minute consultation and welcome your inquiries. I can be reached at 613-888-1416
Are you feeling stuck? Does it seem like you are repeating the same patterns over and over? Do you encounter similar issues in different areas of your life? I am a relational therapist and graduate from the Gestalt Institute of Toronto and I would be excited and honoured to support you in figuring out what's going on for you.
We all experience the full range of human emotion (from joy to sadness), but our world can leave us feeling alone and isolated, wondering why life feels so hard. Perhaps you're good at convincing others all is well, but inside you have doubts, questions and worries. You feel disconnected from friends and family and want to feel whole again. You look for satisfaction in work, relationships or achievement and dream of having meaning, purpose, and connection in your life and feeling settled in your heart and mind.
NOTE: Clients who qualify for the Farmer Wellness Program will only be accepted at this time. Looking for someone who is down to earth? My grounded nature and passion for helping others will encourage you to nurture your own personal growth and balance. We will work together to explore and discover realistic and usable skills that will support change and growth. I work from a strength-based, client-centred approach and integrate evidence-based techniques to personalize your individualized treatment plan. This includes drawing from your own inner strengths.
My goal is to work with individuals as they navigate through their difficult times and strive to work collaboratively towards a better quality of life. I am a registered member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists and have a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. My primary goal is to build a strong therapeutic rapport with each of my clients and ensure there is comfort in the vulnerability of sharing their story while working towards the goals of therapy.
With the many issues that are occurring in our world today, plus all our own personal hardships that seem to constantly arise, it is not uncommon for many of us to find ourselves overwhelmed with stress and anxiety, or trapped in the vicious cycle of depression and hopelessness. If you find yourself feeling the same as so many others, you have made a great first step in seeking help from trained and qualified professionals. We all need healing; we all need growth; we all need the relationships that help us grow; and most of all, we all need each other.
As a person and family-centered therapist, I believe that you are the expert of your life and your experiences and I am here to support you with the tools and strategies to navigate the challenges we face . I am regulated by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and I use an integrated approach, drawing from a variety of evidence-based approaches and therapeutic interventions in a way that meets your unique needs. I have trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities for individuals and families focused on trauma, anxiety, depression, perfectionism, managing emotions, and eating disorders
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.
If the trauma from your past is impacting your life today, you have options, and therapy may help. Your history doesn’t have to dictate your future. Your life experiences may be the source of your trauma, but they can also be a part of your healing. With the right tools and support, you can be in control, and the author of this next chapter of your life. I help people choose a different path, find a way to truly look forward to tomorrow, and enjoy the present moment.
I work with families, couples and youth to help build their capacity to move toward healthier more hopeful futures. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings providing services to the unique needs of military, first responder families, youth and adults with eating disorders, trauma, loss and grief, chronic illness, couple work, addictions and borderline personality disorder /traits and hoarding. I believe in the strength and resilience of families, parent(s) & youth and their ability to heal.
I view seeking counselling as an act of courage and an individual's opportunity for personal growth. I believe those seeking counselling are the experts of their own lives and I act as a neutral third party without judgment to be a sounding board or a cheerleader. Together we put the puzzle pieces together to make sense of questions and move forward. My practice is guided by client-centred therapy and my approach uses a variety of modalities including behavioural and cognitive-behavioural therapies as well as other therapies for more of an eclectic stance.
I work with individuals who are finding themselves stuck, unsure of next steps or finding it difficult to work through life's obstacles. Together we will address areas of challenges and growth to improve life satisfaction, communication, emotional expression and behaviours that are getting in the way of life. I have experience working with military, first responders and frontline workers and their families, those affected by Operational Stress Injuries including PTSD, and major life transitions associated with the their occupations.
I offer person-centered, attachment-based counselling services in order to assist with relationship enhancement, personal growth, healing, awareness and emotional understanding. I offer compassionate, confidential counselling sessions and have experience working with individuals and couples in the following areas: ~Stress, anxiety and depression~Relationship concerns~Grief and loss~Physical and sexual abuse~Self-esteem concerns~Anger management ~Parenting/co-parenting concerns~Separation and divorce~Pre-marital education.
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 provide attachment focused Child, Youth and Family Therapy. I use the frameworks of Family Systems Theory and Attachment Theory to guide my clients on the path to optimal mental health and family functioning. I have been providing counselling services and support to children, youth and families since 2009. I have particular experience in the areas of adolescent mental health, addressing parent-child conflict and supporting adoptions and adoptive families.
Right now things just don't feel right. You're trying your best to cope, but it just isn't working. You're tired, not motivated, feeling down and blue, and you don't know how to fix it. Or, you're noticing that you're feeling uncomfortable in your body, worried, and stressed out, but attempts to solve your problem just haven't cut it (and maybe your coping attempts are making things a bit worse!). You might be noticing eating, sleeping, or additional problems, and you're tempted to back away from your regular life patterns to manage.
I provide clinical support to individuals who have experienced early trauma and loss, as well as families experiencing adjustment difficulties related to separation and divorce. In my practice, I offer counselling for situational life stressors, as well as mild to moderate mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety. Services available for children, adolescents and adults.
Life is not easy these days. The world is changing in so many ways and it can be hard to keep your feet on the ground when you feel like the rug keeps getting pulled out from under you. That's where we can offer support. The Dot is a mental health collective with experienced, licensed psychotherapists and social workers who offer affirming, uplifting, and empowering therapy. If you want help navigating life's transitions, the ups, the downs, the moments of uncertainty, and help moving forward towards breakthroughs of clarity, insight, and feeling better, we are here for you.
My passion lies in helping my clients address concerns that are leading them to feel stressed, overwhelmed, or “stuck”, in the interest of moving towards a more positive and hopeful future. I am experienced in working with a number of presenting issues, including anxiety, depression, traumatic stress, emotion regulation issues, and life transitions. I am also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, a specialized and evidence-based approach to working through trauma.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Napanee are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Napanee then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Napanee, or Child Psychologists in Napanee.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Napanee psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Napanee specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.