Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I work with children, adolescents, and young adults who are coping with difficult behaviours, anxiety or mood concerns. Parents can often feel overwhelmed in helping their children, so I support families to help them manage life stressors and difficult emotions. My goal is to help children, youth, and parents have easier and more pleasant days. I use evidence-based strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Within my work helping youth, young adults, and parents, I have a specialty of helping people coping with medical conditions or anxiety about medical procedures.
Peer Relationships
(902) 707-1199
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Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
I work with children, adolescents, and young adults who are coping with difficult behaviours, anxiety or mood concerns. Parents can often feel overwhelmed in helping their children, so I support families to help them manage life stressors and difficult emotions. My goal is to help children, youth, and parents have easier and more pleasant days. I use evidence-based strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Within my work helping youth, young adults, and parents, I have a specialty of helping people coping with medical conditions or anxiety about medical procedures.
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Counsellor, BEd, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I specialize in working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief and adjusting to life changes. I am passionate in my work with youth and families who seek support with gender dysphoria and transition. I am currently accepting new clients requiring hormone readiness assessments. I work with families to build awareness of the role each person plays in the family dynamic and how each can affect change. Through collaboration and reflection, we develop strategies specific to your needs and that promote acceptance of change as positive and necessary to move forward.
Peer Relationships
(902) 901-2768
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
I specialize in working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief and adjusting to life changes. I am passionate in my work with youth and families who seek support with gender dysphoria and transition. I am currently accepting new clients requiring hormone readiness assessments. I work with families to build awareness of the role each person plays in the family dynamic and how each can affect change. Through collaboration and reflection, we develop strategies specific to your needs and that promote acceptance of change as positive and necessary to move forward.
Photo of Jacqueline Milner-Clerk & Associates Inc., Psychologist
Psychologist, MSc Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have been working in private practice for over 20 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment for older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of concerns. I am also the founder and director of Breathe Mindfulness Centre where I offer Mindfulness and Self-Compassion based therapeutic groups, workshops and classes. Areas of specialty include: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, mindful self-compassion, CBT, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/marital issues, and living an authentic, value driven life.
Peer Relationships
(866) 909-4868
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
I have been working in private practice for over 20 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment for older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of concerns. I am also the founder and director of Breathe Mindfulness Centre where I offer Mindfulness and Self-Compassion based therapeutic groups, workshops and classes. Areas of specialty include: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, mindful self-compassion, CBT, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/marital issues, and living an authentic, value driven life.
Photo of Karla Dawe Counselling Services, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage and strength! I am passionate about the community and its citizens. I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient, successful lives is important. One person, family, couple at a time! I encourage clients to change while identifying & removing the barriers/obstacles that keep them from health. I am committed to providing you with a confidential, supportive atmosphere & a non-judgmental environment. With a genuine & empathetic nature you will feel supported. Together we can invite change into your life. I value diverse backgrounds, world views and life experiences.
Peer Relationships
(902) 701-8971
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage and strength! I am passionate about the community and its citizens. I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient, successful lives is important. One person, family, couple at a time! I encourage clients to change while identifying & removing the barriers/obstacles that keep them from health. I am committed to providing you with a confidential, supportive atmosphere & a non-judgmental environment. With a genuine & empathetic nature you will feel supported. Together we can invite change into your life. I value diverse backgrounds, world views and life experiences.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Your kids are freaking out after what happened, and you don’t know how to comfort them. You’re already exhausted after parenting through a pandemic for the last month and emotionally worn out. Now you’re feeling rattled because you never expected so much to strike so close to home. Your sensitive child is taking everything to heart and is very upset. It can feel overwhelming to search for words to reassure them. Nothing you try seems to comfort them for very long and you’re not sure if you’re even on the right track. If any of these challenges sound like what you're going through, please know that counselling can help.
Peer Relationships
(902) 700-5579
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Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
Your kids are freaking out after what happened, and you don’t know how to comfort them. You’re already exhausted after parenting through a pandemic for the last month and emotionally worn out. Now you’re feeling rattled because you never expected so much to strike so close to home. Your sensitive child is taking everything to heart and is very upset. It can feel overwhelming to search for words to reassure them. Nothing you try seems to comfort them for very long and you’re not sure if you’re even on the right track. If any of these challenges sound like what you're going through, please know that counselling can help.
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Counsellor, MACP, RCT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Book online with ease: Click above, on the "website" tab. I am experienced working in the field of addictions and recovery, and enjoy helping clients through the process of living a happy and healthy lifestyle. I have special interests working with individuals who have experienced trauma and with adult children of alcoholics (A.C.O.A.). Additionally, through many years of working with youth, I have developed a passion for helping youth with behaviour management and am skilled in crisis management. I use a positive, honest approach and place great value in my client's comfort and ownership of their successes.
Peer Relationships
(902) 903-2659
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
Book online with ease: Click above, on the "website" tab. I am experienced working in the field of addictions and recovery, and enjoy helping clients through the process of living a happy and healthy lifestyle. I have special interests working with individuals who have experienced trauma and with adult children of alcoholics (A.C.O.A.). Additionally, through many years of working with youth, I have developed a passion for helping youth with behaviour management and am skilled in crisis management. I use a positive, honest approach and place great value in my client's comfort and ownership of their successes.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW, MSW, MDiv, MTS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Are you struggling with racing thoughts, constant worry & fear about what's next in these stressful and uncertain times? Are you struggling with grief over the loss of loved ones and feeling alone and unable to move forward? Are you looking to build energy, manage you sleep, and get past feelings of doom and gloom? Are you finding your relationship with your intimate partner feeling uncertain & filled with conflicts? Getting the motivation to make change can be difficult yet you know that carrying on with such unhappiness is not the way to a meaningful life. I understand life's stressors & I applaud your courage to reach out.
Peer Relationships
(902) 201-8706
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
Are you struggling with racing thoughts, constant worry & fear about what's next in these stressful and uncertain times? Are you struggling with grief over the loss of loved ones and feeling alone and unable to move forward? Are you looking to build energy, manage you sleep, and get past feelings of doom and gloom? Are you finding your relationship with your intimate partner feeling uncertain & filled with conflicts? Getting the motivation to make change can be difficult yet you know that carrying on with such unhappiness is not the way to a meaningful life. I understand life's stressors & I applaud your courage to reach out.
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Counsellor, BScN, MEdCoun, CHyp(tm), RCT-C, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
My clients are generally people who are managing a chronic medical condition (crohns), are struggling with a life altering diagnosis (cancer), who may be finding a life transition challenging(menopause, retirement) and have feelings of anxiety or sadness as a result. I provide coaching to help make difficult decisions. I provide pre-surgery conditioning to enhance recovery after surgery using the ERAS Society Guidelines.
Peer Relationships
(902) 909-5655
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
My clients are generally people who are managing a chronic medical condition (crohns), are struggling with a life altering diagnosis (cancer), who may be finding a life transition challenging(menopause, retirement) and have feelings of anxiety or sadness as a result. I provide coaching to help make difficult decisions. I provide pre-surgery conditioning to enhance recovery after surgery using the ERAS Society Guidelines.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I believe that every individual is the expert of their own life, and you don't need someone to tell you how to live it. In your heart, you know what inspires you and makes you feel alive. But sometimes you get stuck or steered off track by difficult thoughts and feelings. It's hard and it happens to all of us.
Peer Relationships
(902) 500-6332
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Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
I believe that every individual is the expert of their own life, and you don't need someone to tell you how to live it. In your heart, you know what inspires you and makes you feel alive. But sometimes you get stuck or steered off track by difficult thoughts and feelings. It's hard and it happens to all of us.
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Counsellor, MA, CCC, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
*~*Accepting New Clients*~* My clients experience a variety of struggles including stress depression, anxiety, relationship issues, body image difficulties. My approach is collaborative and holistic and we will work together to find strategies that work best for you. I most often work from a person-centered, trauma-informed approach, with an emphasis on self-compassion. My personal experience has driven my passion for working with individuals with hearing loss (and other disabilities including chronic illness and pain), as well as their families.
Peer Relationships
(902) 906-5156
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Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
*~*Accepting New Clients*~* My clients experience a variety of struggles including stress depression, anxiety, relationship issues, body image difficulties. My approach is collaborative and holistic and we will work together to find strategies that work best for you. I most often work from a person-centered, trauma-informed approach, with an emphasis on self-compassion. My personal experience has driven my passion for working with individuals with hearing loss (and other disabilities including chronic illness and pain), as well as their families.
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Psychologist, PhD, RPsych, CPsych Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
You are likely on this website because there is some aspect of your life that you are hoping to change. Perhaps you have experienced a history of unstable mood, depression, anxiety, or self-defeating behaviours. You might have tried to cope in ways that do not seem to work, or learn skills but they don't seem to stick, and somehow always end back in a place you don't want to be. If you feel that you have suffered for long enough and you have a strong desire to change the patterns that get you stuck, and process and heal from your core emotional struggle we can work together to make the changes necessary to help you move forward.
Peer Relationships
(902) 706-5775
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
You are likely on this website because there is some aspect of your life that you are hoping to change. Perhaps you have experienced a history of unstable mood, depression, anxiety, or self-defeating behaviours. You might have tried to cope in ways that do not seem to work, or learn skills but they don't seem to stick, and somehow always end back in a place you don't want to be. If you feel that you have suffered for long enough and you have a strong desire to change the patterns that get you stuck, and process and heal from your core emotional struggle we can work together to make the changes necessary to help you move forward.
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Counsellor, MAC, AC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
My approach is to allow you to bring your past into the present so that you can develop skills that free you to thrive in the future. I provide a safe, open and encouraging space to equip and free you to do three things: * identify automatic negative, limiting or unproductive thoughts and behaviours, and imagine a life beyond them; * move from the bondage of those thoughts and behaviours, into a freedom of intention and choice where you can live life with purpose and passion; * develop the skill to sustain this freedom on your own.
Peer Relationships
(866) 210-5422
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
My approach is to allow you to bring your past into the present so that you can develop skills that free you to thrive in the future. I provide a safe, open and encouraging space to equip and free you to do three things: * identify automatic negative, limiting or unproductive thoughts and behaviours, and imagine a life beyond them; * move from the bondage of those thoughts and behaviours, into a freedom of intention and choice where you can live life with purpose and passion; * develop the skill to sustain this freedom on your own.
Photo of Elizabeth Anne Clarke, Counsellor
Counsellor, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
From time to time, we all face challenges that can be overwhelming. Sometimes these challenges are situational, but they can also be the result of our lived experience(s) over time. Often they manifest as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and self harm. These manifestations can lead to further challenges such as job loss, family conflict, isolation, and addiction. Although we may flounder or experience failure, we can develop the strategies needed to live a flourishing life. Integrative therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Positive Psychotherapy, and Solution Focused Therapy teach us how to live well.
Peer Relationships
(902) 906-5230
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
From time to time, we all face challenges that can be overwhelming. Sometimes these challenges are situational, but they can also be the result of our lived experience(s) over time. Often they manifest as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and self harm. These manifestations can lead to further challenges such as job loss, family conflict, isolation, and addiction. Although we may flounder or experience failure, we can develop the strategies needed to live a flourishing life. Integrative therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Positive Psychotherapy, and Solution Focused Therapy teach us how to live well.
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Psychologist, PhD, MSc/MA, LMFT, MSW, MASP Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
We are a well established practice providing confidential, sensitive, personalized psychological and counselling services for adults, teens, children, families and couples in Bedford, Halifax, Dartmouth, Fall River, Sackville and surrounding communities. We provide assessment, treatment and relapse prevention services. Our treatment plans include evidence-based approaches to teach people how to live well despite life's difficulties. As we are a group of clinicians with various training we offer multiple therapeutic techniques. Approaches include EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness, Marriage and Family Therapy (including Gottman and Systems approaches), Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and various Trauma Based Therapies.
Peer Relationships
(902) 901-5369
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Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
We are a well established practice providing confidential, sensitive, personalized psychological and counselling services for adults, teens, children, families and couples in Bedford, Halifax, Dartmouth, Fall River, Sackville and surrounding communities. We provide assessment, treatment and relapse prevention services. Our treatment plans include evidence-based approaches to teach people how to live well despite life's difficulties. As we are a group of clinicians with various training we offer multiple therapeutic techniques. Approaches include EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness, Marriage and Family Therapy (including Gottman and Systems approaches), Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and various Trauma Based Therapies.
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Psychologist Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
In the words of a wise pop singer in the 1990's, "Everybody hurts, sometimes." While difficulties do arise in every human life, we can sometimes become overwhelmed when we experience intense suffering (for example, depressed mood, anxiety, self-esteem or relationship problems). As we try to help ourselves feel better, we can then develop unhelpful coping strategies, behaviours, or symptoms that further complicate our lives and drain us of joy, energy, and serenity. However, I believe we are all born with an innate ability to heal, grow, and thrive, and my goal is to help my clients activate this ability.
Peer Relationships
(902) 702-3421
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
In the words of a wise pop singer in the 1990's, "Everybody hurts, sometimes." While difficulties do arise in every human life, we can sometimes become overwhelmed when we experience intense suffering (for example, depressed mood, anxiety, self-esteem or relationship problems). As we try to help ourselves feel better, we can then develop unhelpful coping strategies, behaviours, or symptoms that further complicate our lives and drain us of joy, energy, and serenity. However, I believe we are all born with an innate ability to heal, grow, and thrive, and my goal is to help my clients activate this ability.
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Counsellor, MEd, RCT, MTA, MT-BC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Attune Counselling Therapy and Music Psychotherapy offers caring, creative, and confidential mental health services in Dartmouth, NS. My practice focuses on several areas of counselling interest and specialization. I'm committed to helping people build healthy, respectful relationships; increase emotional regulation; and shift away from unhelpful effects of anger. As well, I work with men to help them heal and repair negative effects of childhood or adult sexual assault/abuse. A part of my practice focuses on issues and concerns often experienced by men. My practice is 2SLGBTQ+ friendly.
Peer Relationships
(902) 907-0441
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
Attune Counselling Therapy and Music Psychotherapy offers caring, creative, and confidential mental health services in Dartmouth, NS. My practice focuses on several areas of counselling interest and specialization. I'm committed to helping people build healthy, respectful relationships; increase emotional regulation; and shift away from unhelpful effects of anger. As well, I work with men to help them heal and repair negative effects of childhood or adult sexual assault/abuse. A part of my practice focuses on issues and concerns often experienced by men. My practice is 2SLGBTQ+ friendly.
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Counsellor, MSc, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have been practicing as a counsellor since 2000 and worked with all ages for a variety of issues. These include overcoming the effects of childhood abuse, domestic abuse, addiction, depression and anxiety, anger problems, low self worth self-defeating patterns of behaviour, unhealthy relationships, grief and loss, etc. I am very relaxed in my work and like to use humour when appropriate to put my clients at ease. However I always make sure I am working professionally and ethically so that you know you are always safe when working with me. I am trained to work with children and have a masters degree in child focused practice.
Peer Relationships
(902) 908-5002
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
I have been practicing as a counsellor since 2000 and worked with all ages for a variety of issues. These include overcoming the effects of childhood abuse, domestic abuse, addiction, depression and anxiety, anger problems, low self worth self-defeating patterns of behaviour, unhealthy relationships, grief and loss, etc. I am very relaxed in my work and like to use humour when appropriate to put my clients at ease. However I always make sure I am working professionally and ethically so that you know you are always safe when working with me. I am trained to work with children and have a masters degree in child focused practice.
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CYC, CYCW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Struggling to maintain an open dialogue with your child/teen? Unsure of how to support your child/teen through difficult life transitions? Looking to find guidance and support through parenting challenges? Jen Carter may be the right "fit" for you and your family. As a trained Child and Youth Counsellor with also a background in law enforcement, Jen uses an eclectic style of psychotherapy to connect with youth in a way that communicates, is goal-oriented and provides a sense of comfort and warmth as she collaboratively builds the therapeutic relationship. "Life Happens...And Jen Can Help!" (Jen sees clients up to age 30)
Peer Relationships
(902) 346-2158
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Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
Struggling to maintain an open dialogue with your child/teen? Unsure of how to support your child/teen through difficult life transitions? Looking to find guidance and support through parenting challenges? Jen Carter may be the right "fit" for you and your family. As a trained Child and Youth Counsellor with also a background in law enforcement, Jen uses an eclectic style of psychotherapy to connect with youth in a way that communicates, is goal-oriented and provides a sense of comfort and warmth as she collaboratively builds the therapeutic relationship. "Life Happens...And Jen Can Help!" (Jen sees clients up to age 30)
Photo of Cindy Knapton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW, MSW, BSW, TIYT Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I work with individuals aged 16 + who are seeking tools to self-regulate, to find calm or reduce anxiety, to build safety in their lives and relationships, or to understand the impact of trauma in their lives. Some individuals choose to process their trauma experiences, and others choose to reduce triggers and impacts and develop tools and skills to maintain a more balanced life. All of my client relationships are built on a strong foundation of trust, honesty, non-judgement, respect, and transparency.
Peer Relationships
(902) 915-7220
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Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
I work with individuals aged 16 + who are seeking tools to self-regulate, to find calm or reduce anxiety, to build safety in their lives and relationships, or to understand the impact of trauma in their lives. Some individuals choose to process their trauma experiences, and others choose to reduce triggers and impacts and develop tools and skills to maintain a more balanced life. All of my client relationships are built on a strong foundation of trust, honesty, non-judgement, respect, and transparency.
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Counsellor, PhD, Psych, MA, RCT Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Dr Mike's extensive clinical experience has allowed him the honour of supporting/guiding his clients with empathy & compassion for over 40 yrs. His commitment, insight & warmth extends outside his practice as his authenticity and caring nature help his clients to feel connected and understood. Dr Mike is committed to building a trusted therapeutic relationship that enhances personal growth while identifying underlying issues causing distress or discomfort in your life. Connect with Dr Mike today to begin your journey to wholeness and authenticity. "Life Happens...And Dr Mike Can Help!"
Peer Relationships
(902) 346-2158
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Bedford, NS B4A
Peer Relationships
Dr Mike's extensive clinical experience has allowed him the honour of supporting/guiding his clients with empathy & compassion for over 40 yrs. His commitment, insight & warmth extends outside his practice as his authenticity and caring nature help his clients to feel connected and understood. Dr Mike is committed to building a trusted therapeutic relationship that enhances personal growth while identifying underlying issues causing distress or discomfort in your life. Connect with Dr Mike today to begin your journey to wholeness and authenticity. "Life Happens...And Dr Mike Can Help!"

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Peer Relationships in B4A

Teens want to be with people their own age - their peers. During their adolescent years, teens and tweens often spend more time with their peers than with their parents. Through their peer relationships, they can be both connected and independent, as they grow away from their parents' images of them and develop identities of their own. Peers provide a place for accepting the feelings, thoughts and actions that come with the search for identity.

Positive Peer Pressure in B4A

The ability to develop healthy friendships and peer relationships depends on a teen's self-identity and self-esteem. Peer pressure can encourage your teen's energy and motivate your teen to conform to healthy behavior. Peers can act as positive role models and demonstrate constructive social behavior. Peers listen to, accept, and understand the frustrations, challenges, and concerns of being a tween or teenager.

Negative Peer Pressure in B4A

The need for acceptance, approval, and belonging can lead some teens or tweens to engage in risky behavior in order to fit in with a group-contrasting values they may otherwise reject. In such situations, peer pressure can impair judgment and enable risk-taking behavior, drawing a teen away from the family and positive influences. Some teens harbor secret lives --including those who appear to be well-behaved, high-achieving teens when they are with adults -and engage in negative behavior when with their peers.

If you're looking for help with child peer relationships in B4A or for a B4A peer relationship Counsellor these professionals provide help understanding the peer relationships of kids or tweens, or teen peer relationship counselling in B4A and peer relationship advice. They include peer relationship Counsellors, peer relationship psychologists in B4A and peer relationship counsellors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in B4A are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counsellor in B4A you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in B4A and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in B4A or family therapy in B4A.