Child Therapists in Ottawa, ON

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Photo of Nick Delroy, Registered Psychotherapist in Ottawa, ON
Nick Delroy
Registered Psychotherapist
Verified
2 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2H  (Online Only)
I offer counselling that meets people where they are at and I am clinically supervised by a child psychologist.
Substance use, trauma and mental health issues can put a significant dent in someone's quality of life. From simply being uncomfortable with how much you are using, or how it is affecting your life, to wishing you could shut your brain or your memories off; to being suicidal or at risk of overdose. You don't need to do this alone. Talking to someone who has seen and helped others with these things can be immensely relieving. If your teenager is going through these problems, it is also relieving to know they are talking to someone about them. Trying to parent a teenager while they are going through this chaos can be challenging.
I offer counselling that meets people where they are at and I am clinically supervised by a child psychologist.
Substance use, trauma and mental health issues can put a significant dent in someone's quality of life. From simply being uncomfortable with how much you are using, or how it is affecting your life, to wishing you could shut your brain or your memories off; to being suicidal or at risk of overdose. You don't need to do this alone. Talking to someone who has seen and helped others with these things can be immensely relieving. If your teenager is going through these problems, it is also relieving to know they are talking to someone about them. Trying to parent a teenager while they are going through this chaos can be challenging.
(844) 812-8763 View (844) 812-8763
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Joanna St Louis
Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, RP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2P
Waitlist for new clients
Couples build sound relationships with Gottman's Method while children experience Child-Centred Play Therapy with Attachment Theory.
Despite our best efforts to live healthy, fulfilling lives, life can get messy...I understand. Whether you are facing stressful life events, relationship difficulties, or distressing inner struggles, I believe therapy can be an excellent way to restore mental, emotional and relational health. Space is available for individuals, couples, and children. I have experience with issues of anxiety, depression and grief. I can help with school/workplace bullying, anger, and emotional regulation. I also have experience with issues of trauma and domestic violence. Together we can work on communication and relationship building, adjustments to major life transitions, and family issues.
Couples build sound relationships with Gottman's Method while children experience Child-Centred Play Therapy with Attachment Theory.
Despite our best efforts to live healthy, fulfilling lives, life can get messy...I understand. Whether you are facing stressful life events, relationship difficulties, or distressing inner struggles, I believe therapy can be an excellent way to restore mental, emotional and relational health. Space is available for individuals, couples, and children. I have experience with issues of anxiety, depression and grief. I can help with school/workplace bullying, anger, and emotional regulation. I also have experience with issues of trauma and domestic violence. Together we can work on communication and relationship building, adjustments to major life transitions, and family issues.
(613) 707-4650 View (613) 707-4650
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Julie Lavigne
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1J
My specialized training involved extensive work in child development as well as the Autism Spectrum.
Currently accepting new clients up to the age 29. If you are unsatisfied with your life, struggling with your relationships, experiencing anxiety or feel hopeless, please reach out. I'm here for you. My ideal client would be open to discussing both what they enjoy in their life as well as being able to address their struggles and difficulties. They would be willing to learn how to be honest with themselves, with me, and would want to learn how to grow and change in positive ways. In short, my ideal client is anyone who is willing to try to help themselves. I will gladly help anyone.
My specialized training involved extensive work in child development as well as the Autism Spectrum.
Currently accepting new clients up to the age 29. If you are unsatisfied with your life, struggling with your relationships, experiencing anxiety or feel hopeless, please reach out. I'm here for you. My ideal client would be open to discussing both what they enjoy in their life as well as being able to address their struggles and difficulties. They would be willing to learn how to be honest with themselves, with me, and would want to learn how to grow and change in positive ways. In short, my ideal client is anyone who is willing to try to help themselves. I will gladly help anyone.
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Veronica Valladares
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2P
I firmly believe every child and parent has an inherent desire to do well, and when they aren't, they just need a little help getting there. Together, we can do that. In my practice, I work alongside children, youth, and families to support them through life's challenges so they can build the skills to thrive. While I bring my knowledge as a psychotherapist, each individual is ultimately the expert in their own lives. In therapy, I hope to be able to co-create a space in which I can act as a guide to help your young person explore, reflect, and move toward growth.
I firmly believe every child and parent has an inherent desire to do well, and when they aren't, they just need a little help getting there. Together, we can do that. In my practice, I work alongside children, youth, and families to support them through life's challenges so they can build the skills to thrive. While I bring my knowledge as a psychotherapist, each individual is ultimately the expert in their own lives. In therapy, I hope to be able to co-create a space in which I can act as a guide to help your young person explore, reflect, and move toward growth.
(343) 338-5166 View (343) 338-5166
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Nalini Iype
Psychologist, CPsych, PsyD, MC:AT
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2P  (Online Only)
It is my privilege to guide individuals as they unlock new ways of being, thinking, and experiencing themselves in the world. Whether you are dealing with a major life obstacle or healing an old wound, I look forward to working with you with compassion and warmth, and to honouring your personal strengths and needs. I have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families from many different backgrounds.
It is my privilege to guide individuals as they unlock new ways of being, thinking, and experiencing themselves in the world. Whether you are dealing with a major life obstacle or healing an old wound, I look forward to working with you with compassion and warmth, and to honouring your personal strengths and needs. I have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families from many different backgrounds.
(647) 360-0679 View (647) 360-0679
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Allison Grey Counselling and Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, BA, CYW
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2M
I began my journey working with children and youth over 20 years ago in the field of Child and Youth work. My experience and passion are in helping people build and strengthen healthy attachments and connections not only with others, but with themselves. I believe that connection within the therapeutic relationship is so important and I will work with you in order to create safety as you trust me to support you in this part of your journey. I will focus on your story in a respectful and non-judgmental way so that together we can create the foundation for what you need in order to heal, grow and change in the ways you want.
I began my journey working with children and youth over 20 years ago in the field of Child and Youth work. My experience and passion are in helping people build and strengthen healthy attachments and connections not only with others, but with themselves. I believe that connection within the therapeutic relationship is so important and I will work with you in order to create safety as you trust me to support you in this part of your journey. I will focus on your story in a respectful and non-judgmental way so that together we can create the foundation for what you need in order to heal, grow and change in the ways you want.
(343) 304-5659 View (343) 304-5659
Photo of Brown Counselling - Sarahlynn Deschamps, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Ottawa, ON
Brown Counselling - Sarahlynn Deschamps
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1C
I also work with children and teens.
Brown Counselling and Therapy Services is a team of qualified therapists who are passionate about working alongside you to provide the tools to help you navigate through life's up and downs. I’m proud of you for investing in yourself and for being ready to explore your options in therapy. Welcome to a safe place for your story to land. Being a part of your journey is a privilege, and our therapeutic alliance will be mutually grounded in honesty, trust, and communication. Being present with you at any moment, I will encourage you to recognize your diverse strengths.
I also work with children and teens.
Brown Counselling and Therapy Services is a team of qualified therapists who are passionate about working alongside you to provide the tools to help you navigate through life's up and downs. I’m proud of you for investing in yourself and for being ready to explore your options in therapy. Welcome to a safe place for your story to land. Being a part of your journey is a privilege, and our therapeutic alliance will be mutually grounded in honesty, trust, and communication. Being present with you at any moment, I will encourage you to recognize your diverse strengths.
(343) 309-9160 View (343) 309-9160
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Sandbox Family Solutions
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, MSW, RSW, QFAS
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2B
Our team of collaborative clinicians offer mental health services for the whole family, including individual, couple and family therapy . Our treatment team has a combined total of 75 years of experience working with children and youth as we specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression and relationship issues (including helping families who are needing reunification support). Our divorce clinic offers family mediation, separation planning, parenting coordination, Voice of the Child reports and collaborative divorce support to families inside and outside of court -all while keeping the kids at the centre of each conversation.
Our team of collaborative clinicians offer mental health services for the whole family, including individual, couple and family therapy . Our treatment team has a combined total of 75 years of experience working with children and youth as we specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression and relationship issues (including helping families who are needing reunification support). Our divorce clinic offers family mediation, separation planning, parenting coordination, Voice of the Child reports and collaborative divorce support to families inside and outside of court -all while keeping the kids at the centre of each conversation.
(343) 430-5359 View (343) 430-5359
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Alicia Valenzuela-Pérez
Psychologist, PsyD, CPsych
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2H
Waitlist for new clients
I am a clinical psychologist with more than 25 years of experience working with adults, children and families experiencing a wide range of concerns, including anxiety, self-esteem issues, depression, trauma, post-traumatic disorders, migration, adjustment issues and life transitions amongst others.
I am a clinical psychologist with more than 25 years of experience working with adults, children and families experiencing a wide range of concerns, including anxiety, self-esteem issues, depression, trauma, post-traumatic disorders, migration, adjustment issues and life transitions amongst others.
(343) 308-8409 View (343) 308-8409
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Christy Kelson
Registered Social Worker, MEd, MSW, RSW
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1S
Waitlist for new clients
I have both an M.Ed. in Counselling as well as a Master of Social Work, and have been working with children and families for years. Although I occasionally take on adults who are looking for a dynamic, supportive and humour-filled therapeutic relationship, I now work mostly with children. While part of my caseload is always reserved for individuals dealing with trauma, my passion is working with children with social, emotional and behavioural challenges. I also do a great deal of work with children who are struggling to cope with a parent's/sibling's disability or illness, as well as children and adults who are navigating grief.
I have both an M.Ed. in Counselling as well as a Master of Social Work, and have been working with children and families for years. Although I occasionally take on adults who are looking for a dynamic, supportive and humour-filled therapeutic relationship, I now work mostly with children. While part of my caseload is always reserved for individuals dealing with trauma, my passion is working with children with social, emotional and behavioural challenges. I also do a great deal of work with children who are struggling to cope with a parent's/sibling's disability or illness, as well as children and adults who are navigating grief.
(343) 300-0026 View (343) 300-0026
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Chantelle McEwen
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2P  (Online Only)
I provide individual therapy for children, adolescents and adults presenting with a wide range of challenges including anxiety, depression, trauma/PTSD, self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, resiliency, emotion regulation, parenting support as well as other life transitional issues.
My practice is focused on empowering clients to make informed decisions about their own change while providing a compassionate and supportive space. As a person-centered therapist, I seek to enhance one’s quality of life and encourage clients to create their own solutions to situations as they define them; inviting new ways of thinking without imposing one’s own views and to emphasize and allow personal choice and control over one’s own problems while also exploring personal goals and values. I believe humans have the capacity to enhance self-efficacy, confidence, and one’s own belief that they can achieve their goals.
I provide individual therapy for children, adolescents and adults presenting with a wide range of challenges including anxiety, depression, trauma/PTSD, self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, resiliency, emotion regulation, parenting support as well as other life transitional issues.
My practice is focused on empowering clients to make informed decisions about their own change while providing a compassionate and supportive space. As a person-centered therapist, I seek to enhance one’s quality of life and encourage clients to create their own solutions to situations as they define them; inviting new ways of thinking without imposing one’s own views and to emphasize and allow personal choice and control over one’s own problems while also exploring personal goals and values. I believe humans have the capacity to enhance self-efficacy, confidence, and one’s own belief that they can achieve their goals.
(343) 305-1195 View (343) 305-1195
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At the Roots Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2S
Waitlist for new clients
Hi! My name is Jenn and I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I focus on working with families, children, and youth to help build them up to their happiest version of themselves. I especially love working with children and teens, and I have extensive experience with this age group, particularly individuals with ADHD and ASD.
Hi! My name is Jenn and I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I focus on working with families, children, and youth to help build them up to their happiest version of themselves. I especially love working with children and teens, and I have extensive experience with this age group, particularly individuals with ADHD and ASD.
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Melissa Howe
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1C
Waitlist for new clients
Some of my areas of focus are anxiety, self-esteem, self-worth, and bullying in teenagers and young adults; families with children, teenagers and young adults.
I believe we all have a deep longing for similar things: connection, authenticity, belonging, and being understood. I work with individuals (12+) and families. My approach to therapy is holistic and client centered, with focuses in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment Theory, and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) If you do not receive an reply from me within 2 days, please email me directly at Melissa.revivalcounselling at gmail.com
Some of my areas of focus are anxiety, self-esteem, self-worth, and bullying in teenagers and young adults; families with children, teenagers and young adults.
I believe we all have a deep longing for similar things: connection, authenticity, belonging, and being understood. I work with individuals (12+) and families. My approach to therapy is holistic and client centered, with focuses in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment Theory, and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) If you do not receive an reply from me within 2 days, please email me directly at Melissa.revivalcounselling at gmail.com
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Rosalind J Gilchrist
Registered Social Worker, MSW, BSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2E
I have 27 years of social work experience, providing counselling to children, youth, adults, and families in a variety of settings.
I treat a variety of emotional issues and parenting challenges. These include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, gaming/internet addiction, trauma, bullying, relationship conflict, and disordered eating. I work with ages 9 to 99. Our goal at Mental Health & Addictions Services Ottawa is to support and strengthen your investment in your self and your relationships to best manage the challenges of daily life. Monday and Tuesday Evening appointments. Monday to Thursday day time appointments.
I have 27 years of social work experience, providing counselling to children, youth, adults, and families in a variety of settings.
I treat a variety of emotional issues and parenting challenges. These include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, gaming/internet addiction, trauma, bullying, relationship conflict, and disordered eating. I work with ages 9 to 99. Our goal at Mental Health & Addictions Services Ottawa is to support and strengthen your investment in your self and your relationships to best manage the challenges of daily life. Monday and Tuesday Evening appointments. Monday to Thursday day time appointments.
(613) 900-5634 View (613) 900-5634
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Attached Kids - Allyson Kreps
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1M  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I am seeing all clients virtually through secure video counselling and I am currently accepting new clients. Is your child experiencing frequent worries, difficulty sitting still and paying attention in school, or difficulty making friends? Are you hoping your child will gain new coping strategies to manage difficult emotions? I support children to develop new coping strategies to manage childhood anxiety, ADHD, grief/loss, low self-esteem, big life changes, aggressive behaviour, and other common concerns children face.
I am seeing all clients virtually through secure video counselling and I am currently accepting new clients. Is your child experiencing frequent worries, difficulty sitting still and paying attention in school, or difficulty making friends? Are you hoping your child will gain new coping strategies to manage difficult emotions? I support children to develop new coping strategies to manage childhood anxiety, ADHD, grief/loss, low self-esteem, big life changes, aggressive behaviour, and other common concerns children face.
(343) 307-0547 View (343) 307-0547
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The Counselling Group
Psychologist, MSW RSW, PhD, CCC, RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2B
Our Masters/PhD level certified and experienced mental health professionals at The Counselling Group provide psychological assessments as well as a full range of psychotherapy, counselling and support services for children, adolescents, and adults. We offer individual, couple, family & group counselling tailored to support positive, meaningful change and growth in your life. During your free phone consultation, we will carefully match you with one of our 40 counsellors, based on your needs and availability. Our services are offered in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and several other languages.
Our Masters/PhD level certified and experienced mental health professionals at The Counselling Group provide psychological assessments as well as a full range of psychotherapy, counselling and support services for children, adolescents, and adults. We offer individual, couple, family & group counselling tailored to support positive, meaningful change and growth in your life. During your free phone consultation, we will carefully match you with one of our 40 counsellors, based on your needs and availability. Our services are offered in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and several other languages.
(343) 944-4889 View (343) 944-4889
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Bianca D'Agostino
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2J
I am a Registered Psychotherapist and I specialize in working with children, youth and families. I have over 10 years of experience working in both community and clinical settings with children, youth and families who present with varying concerns. I strive to create a safe and caring therapeutic environment, along with mutually respectful relationships to collaboratively work towards therapeutic goals. I use an integrative approach to therapy from attachment, cognitive-behavioural, and collaborative-based frameworks to ensure services are tailored to the needs of yourself, your child, or your family.
I am a Registered Psychotherapist and I specialize in working with children, youth and families. I have over 10 years of experience working in both community and clinical settings with children, youth and families who present with varying concerns. I strive to create a safe and caring therapeutic environment, along with mutually respectful relationships to collaboratively work towards therapeutic goals. I use an integrative approach to therapy from attachment, cognitive-behavioural, and collaborative-based frameworks to ensure services are tailored to the needs of yourself, your child, or your family.
(613) 800-8767 View (613) 800-8767
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Mélanie Lacombe
Registered Social Worker, BSc, MSW, RSW
Verified
3 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2J  (Online Only)
I strongly believe in ensuring that your child feels safe, heard, understood, and supported while seeking services with me.
Is your child or teenager experiencing frequent worries, symptoms of depression, lack of motivation or struggling with their self-confidence? Are you are hoping they will gain new coping strategies to manage difficult emotions? I seek to provide a safe place for children and teens (Ages 6 to 20) to explore feelings of discomfort and improve their overall mental well-being. I am passionate about working with youth presenting with a wide range of challenges including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, bullying, interpersonal relationships, emotional regulation, agression/anger, as well as other common concerns children face.
I strongly believe in ensuring that your child feels safe, heard, understood, and supported while seeking services with me.
Is your child or teenager experiencing frequent worries, symptoms of depression, lack of motivation or struggling with their self-confidence? Are you are hoping they will gain new coping strategies to manage difficult emotions? I seek to provide a safe place for children and teens (Ages 6 to 20) to explore feelings of discomfort and improve their overall mental well-being. I am passionate about working with youth presenting with a wide range of challenges including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, bullying, interpersonal relationships, emotional regulation, agression/anger, as well as other common concerns children face.
(343) 321-0634 View (343) 321-0634
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Alycia Hunte
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K2P
Together we can explore your goals for therapy and identify some of the underlying issues of why you or your child may be struggling.
I aim to walk alongside you in your journey to explore and navigate your distressful thoughts, emotions, and behaviours and arrive at a place where you can feel like yourself again. Reaching out for help may be difficult but I believe success comes from working together as a team. I support clients (4+) experiencing anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, complex interpersonal relationships, bullying, self-esteem, body image issues, self-harm, trauma, and parenting issues such as navigating divorce or separation, and behaviour guidance. Together we can find the right fit for you to help you feel like you can succeed.
Together we can explore your goals for therapy and identify some of the underlying issues of why you or your child may be struggling.
I aim to walk alongside you in your journey to explore and navigate your distressful thoughts, emotions, and behaviours and arrive at a place where you can feel like yourself again. Reaching out for help may be difficult but I believe success comes from working together as a team. I support clients (4+) experiencing anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, complex interpersonal relationships, bullying, self-esteem, body image issues, self-harm, trauma, and parenting issues such as navigating divorce or separation, and behaviour guidance. Together we can find the right fit for you to help you feel like you can succeed.
(343) 633-1209 x6 View (343) 633-1209 x6
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Sandra E LeBlanc
Registered Social Worker, BSW, RSW
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2M
I have extensive training in areas such as anxiety, depression, attachment issues, foster care, adoption, trauma, including treatment of child sexual abuse, sexualized behaviours, bullying issues, grief and loss, separation, divorce issues, and LGBTQ2s+.
I am a registered social worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. I have over 25 years experience providing therapy with, children, adolescents, adults and families. I am very passionate about my work and feel blessed to have walked alongside my clients over the years and share in their journey of growth and healing. My life experiences and role as a parent have also helped me become the clinician I am today.
I have extensive training in areas such as anxiety, depression, attachment issues, foster care, adoption, trauma, including treatment of child sexual abuse, sexualized behaviours, bullying issues, grief and loss, separation, divorce issues, and LGBTQ2s+.
I am a registered social worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. I have over 25 years experience providing therapy with, children, adolescents, adults and families. I am very passionate about my work and feel blessed to have walked alongside my clients over the years and share in their journey of growth and healing. My life experiences and role as a parent have also helped me become the clinician I am today.
(343) 313-0344 View (343) 313-0344

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Child Counsellors
Child psychologists in Ottawa, ON provide mental health therapy to children and are experts in child development.

Every comprehensive review of therapy with children shows that all credible approaches, when performed by a competent mental health clinician, produce almost the same results. About half of all kids will get better. Of those that improve, 80% will show progress in a relatively short time, while the remaining 20% will need longer-term support.

The best child therapists in Ottawa build great relationships with the child and the parent. They also see the child's strengths and are open to hearing the child's possible solutions to the challenges the child faces. Finally, a good therapist appreciates the child's culture and is sensitive to the values of the child's community.