Trauma and PTSD Therapists in Orillia, ON

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Shelby Crawford
Registered Social Worker, BEd, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
My experience includes trauma -based therapies such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), as well as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), motivational interviewing, narrative therapy techniques, collaborative problem solving and positive parenting strategies.
In the Comfort of Your Home Counselling is a mobile in-home counselling service provided in the Simcoe-Muskoka Area. I also offer in office counselling through Couch Counselling and Psychotherapy in Orillia. I am a counselor who utilizes a holistic and eclectic approach because I recognize that no single modality meets everyone’s needs in a meaningful way. I value creating a collaborative, therapeutic relationship and I meet clients where they are at in the present moment whether they are seeking a safe, non-judgmental space to explore their thoughts, feelings and needs, or have specific goals that they want to address.
(249) 496-2189
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Orillia, ON L3V
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Jerdelle Pilger
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MDiv
Verified
Verified
We all experience points in our lives that are challenging. Whether its day to day stressors or dealing with something large and complex, you are not alone. With compassion and a non-judgmental approach, I offer a safe space to work through life’s challenges. I have a passion for working with individuals as they develop the courage to explore their vulnerabilities and journey towards wellness and fulfillment. My experiences have allowed me to develop skills in working with depression, anxiety, grief, trauma , interpersonal conflict, emotional regulation, social fears and phobias, self-esteem, suicide ideation, and grief & loss.
(249) 449-9268
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Orillia, ON L3V
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Fawn MacInnis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fawn holds a certification in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy that has proven to be effective for trauma and variety of other predicaments.
Fawn’s approach is rooted in empathy and compassion, and fosters strength and skills development, she guides her clients in organizing the essential tools they need to overcome the challenges they face and gain confidence. Working from a client centered approach I work with individuals who are struggling from life problems such as anxiety, stress, body image struggles. Whether you are feeling specific symptoms like trauma , depression, anxiety, or just stuck and/or looking to enhance yourself, Fawn’s goal is to help you find ways to do this and privileged to accompany people on their journey to reach their health and wellness goals.
(249) 496-1825
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Rebecca Brownell
Registered Psychotherapist, MTS, RP, RMFT
Verified
Verified
Relationship issues - couples, families, colleagues, friends, is my primary specialization, as well as treating Depression, Anxiety and post trauma . My joy and passion is helping people to feel better about themselves and their lives in general - helping people realize their own potential. I can also help as a guide through life stage issues, grief, stress management strategies, emotional management, self esteem issues, childhood sexual abuse and domestic violence. My approach to helping people is varied depending on the needs and desires of my clients. I am trained in CBT/DBT, EMDR, Hypnosis, EFT Brainspotting and Neurofeedback
(844) 612-5852
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Orillia, ON L3V
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Angie Blandford
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
Are you constantly battling feelings of anxiety, dread, or worry? Do you find yourself wondering what you can do to distract from or get rid of those awful feelings? You may have found that pushing worry away only works for a short time. You feel like your life has been impacted by anxiety, OCD, or trauma . Anxiety doesn't have to be something you just get used to dealing with. Let's work together to kick anxiety out of the driver's seat.
(289) 212-6486
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Kristen Jones
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Verified
3 Endorsed
At times, we go through challenges in our life that are difficult to navigate on our own. I work collaboratively with clients to ensure that they are heard, understood, and supported as we work together to move through those challenges. I utilize a client-centred and compassionate approach to address a wide range of concerns including trauma , grief, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, PTSD , stress, substance use disorders, and low self-esteem.
(249) 202-2558
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Cassandra Eriksson
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
I also have a particular interest and experience in working with trauma , the impacts of which can be far-reaching and often misunderstood.
I am passionate about supporting others in their pursuit of wellness. Establishing a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship is the first step in assisting clients to develop and achieve their goals.
(249) 490-5450
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Carla Katsuno
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Whether you are exploring therapy for the first time or revisiting it with a desire to connect with a therapist that can support you where you are at at this time in your life, I’m glad you’re here. I am a Registered Psychotherapist with experience in supporting people with a wide range of reasons to seek therapy. Emotion regulation, mood disorders, trauma and PTSD , eating disorders and relationship issues are some of the areas of specialization that I work within. I approach all of my work with compassion, empathy and a client centered approach. I believe that therapy is a collaboration between people working toward common goals.
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Mary Zamil
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I offer a variety of services concerning treating both neurodevelopmental disorders and psychiatric disorders such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, psychotic disorders, trauma -related disorders and many more.
To develop clear insight of awareness towards our instinctual values, I believe it is critical to embrace, validate and acknowledge one’s individuality. Helping clients process the primary distinction between self-identity and where they want to be, is based on genuinely empathizing and understanding ways that we can best serve clients by applying therapeutic modalities that address their biological, physical and social constraints.
(647) 370-5262
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Orillia, ON L3V
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Through the Woods: Trauma Based Services
Registered Social Worker, HBSW, MSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
New Practice - opening October 1, 2022! Through the Woods: Trauma Based Services is pleased to offer services for all types of experiences for any demographic. In conjunction to private therapy services, I also work within the child welfare system. I have experience working with issues from childhood abuse, to familial conflict, neglect and more. I have since completed an advanced certification in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). Through my years of practice, I now primarily work with complex traumas and personality disorders; however, this is not limited.
(365) 305-0166
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Orillia, ON L3V
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hazenpsychotherapyservices
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP, OACCPP
Verified
Verified
As a psychotherapist I am dedicated to improving the health and well being of my clients and it is my goal to make the therapeutic process as comfortable as possible. I work from a positive psychology perspective geared towards increasing confidence, self-esteem and helping you recognize your own individual strengths. By increasing your self awareness and addressing all aspects of yourself as a whole person, together we can shape the way you view your self and the experiences around you.
(289) 799-4375
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Orillia, ON L3V
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Grounded Minds Therapy
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
3 Endorsed
Verified
3 Endorsed
Have you been feeling stressed and anxious? Are you getting stuck in thought loops, worrying about things you can't control or things that you can't change? You probably try your best not to worry... but that just doesn't work. At Grounded Minds, we specialize in supporting adults and teens with anxiety, OCD and PTSD . People often come to us looking for ways to manage distressing emotions like anxiety, fear, or doubt. We can work together to help you feel calmer and more grounded.
(249) 505-0597
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Orillia, ON L3V
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LA Doyle
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, DDiv, RP
Verified
Verified
Depression, anxiety, low mood, trauma , childhood adversities, high risk professions, first responders, military, medical, aviation, journalists, lawyers/jurors/victims, chronic pain/illness.
Today you've decided to make changes in your life. Now where do you start? Together we'll explore impactful therapeutic options that work best for you in a non-judgemental, safe environment. Collaboratively, we will create a tailored approach taking into consideration your unique circumstances and personality at a pace you control. You don't have to face your issues alone. Evidence based best practices fused with encouragement and support statistically shows the greatest gains. Let's work together towards the change you want to see.
(705) 999-6714
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Jen Nicholson, MSW RSW
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Trauma Informed and Solution Focused Counselling.
Counselling / Psychotherapy for Adults and Adolescents. Scope of practice includes mental health struggles (anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder); relationship Issues; addictions / substance abuse; grief and loss; trauma informed work including counselling for male survivors of sexual abuse. EMDR therapy / treatment available.
(705) 243-8390
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Tula Psychotherapy and Trauma Recovery: EMDR
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP, RP(Q)
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Unprocessed trauma can remain hidden for long stretches but tends to be activated during periods of high or prolonged stress.
Welcome! As a therapist, I have the privilege of accompanying clients along their uniquely personal therapy journeys. My passion, training, and specialty lies in providing a safe and judgement-free space for traditional counselling, and trauma processing via EMDR and IFS. The origin of unprocessed trauma isn't always immediately clear, yet it changes how we feel about ourselves and the world around us. It can keep us in old and unhelpful patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving while also limiting our ability to truly experience and embrace the present moment...where joy and love of new experiences and relationships happen.
(249) 503-0505
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Bay View Therapy Centre
Registered Social Worker
Verified
Verified
Welcome and thanks for stopping by! We are a team of Registered Social Workers and Psychotherapists with decades of experience working with individuals impacted by trauma , abuse, PTSD , anxiety, depression, addictions, relationship and self-esteem issues. We use a strengths-based, trauma -informed approach to guide our therapeutic interventions and empower people to reach their goals. We believe every individual has the power and strength to work through their adversities, and our role your therapist is to work collaboratively with you to help you acknowledge your strengths, build upon them & heal to live a happy and success.
(249) 495-5383
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Jessica Pino
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
I am energetic with a passion for working alongside my clients and helping them heal emotional wounds. I empower individuals while using a strength based and collaborative approach to support with achieving goals and improving quality of life. I believe everyone has the potential to heal and the resiliency to bounce back from trauma . I have experience with a broad range of psychosocial and mental health challenges including mood disorders, anxiety, psychosis, depression, trauma and addictions. I understand the importance of the therapeutic relationship and I work at creating a relaxed and non-judgmental atmosphere.
(705) 999-7638
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Teresa D Harris
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
Whether you are living with symptoms of OCD, PTSD , trauma , or grief, there is hope.
Now also registered in and accepting clients in PEI and New Brunswick! Over the past several years, I have had the privilege of helping individuals and families find effective solutions that are unique to the individual and best address their needs. My goal is to help my clients find healthy ways to cope with, learn from, and even grow from the challenges they experience in life. Most satisfying for me is when clients begin to view themselves and their circumstances from a place of strength and empowerment, ready to make necessary changes leading to unprecedented growth and success.
(249) 496-0016
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Janelle Anderson
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Verified
Our approaches are trauma -informed, intersectional, anti-racist and anti-oppressive, strengths-based and client-centred.
At Nalu Therapy, we believe that everyone has the innate capacity to heal themselves. While our habitualized thought patterns, habits and emotional responses muddy the waters and interrupt this process, these patterns initially developed to keep us safe in some way. With compassionate spaces, meaningful support and tailored therapeutic techniques to meet your unique needs, we can walk together to remove barriers, reconnect you to your wholeness and allow opportunity for your innate healing to flow once again.
(249) 504-0423
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Mariah Peardon
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP, BSc, CCTS-I
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
I am a Registered Psychotherapist in Qualification and a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist.
It takes courage to take the first steps towards healing when you are struggling. With a warm, supportive, and non-judgemental approach, I aim to provide you with a safe space to explore and unravel your experiences so that you are able to move forward in your life with an increased sense of control and a restored sense of inner wellbeing. I work from a trauma -informed and client-centred perspective and focus on helping individuals heal from their past and reclaim their life.
(249) 496-2129
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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.