Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSSW, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I have a strong belief in the healing process of therapy and have worked for over 20 years supporting people who are in psychological and emotional pain. I help people find stability and reconnect with themselves, as they do the important work of reclaiming and changing their life for the better. Whether you have thought about trying therapy for a long time, perhaps it's a brand new idea, or even if you have done some "healing" work in the past and feel like it is time to tackle new challenges - I am here to help.
Peer Relationships
(289) 809-9811
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
I have a strong belief in the healing process of therapy and have worked for over 20 years supporting people who are in psychological and emotional pain. I help people find stability and reconnect with themselves, as they do the important work of reclaiming and changing their life for the better. Whether you have thought about trying therapy for a long time, perhaps it's a brand new idea, or even if you have done some "healing" work in the past and feel like it is time to tackle new challenges - I am here to help.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RPC, MPCC, ATC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Within my practice I welcome adolescents, adults, couples and groups. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my clients, as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula. I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, and is aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and to move towards different more desirable outcomes.
Peer Relationships
(855) 997-6841
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Within my practice I welcome adolescents, adults, couples and groups. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my clients, as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula. I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, and is aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and to move towards different more desirable outcomes.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, RP, RMFT, CAMFT, OAHMP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
I believe that successful therapy begins with finding the right therapist for you. To help you accomplish this, during our initial consultation, I establish whether you are comfortable with my approach to therapy, training and experience. I respect your right to ask any questions and find answers that are relevant to developing a strong, professional theraputic relationship. Important aspects that will help you choose the right therapist are that they: can show you a relevant diploma or license to practice have completed training which includes theoretical perspectives and supervised practice listen and respect your feelings connect well with you
Peer Relationships
(289) 271-0709
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
I believe that successful therapy begins with finding the right therapist for you. To help you accomplish this, during our initial consultation, I establish whether you are comfortable with my approach to therapy, training and experience. I respect your right to ask any questions and find answers that are relevant to developing a strong, professional theraputic relationship. Important aspects that will help you choose the right therapist are that they: can show you a relevant diploma or license to practice have completed training which includes theoretical perspectives and supervised practice listen and respect your feelings connect well with you
Photo of Sirtonski Wellness Space, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA Hons, MACP, ExA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Peer Relationships
(647) 952-9741
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Photo of Brittany Sirtonski, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BAHons, MACP, ExA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our strengths-based, creativity-focused group clinic specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. We are experienced in working with children and adolescents who are dealing with challenges including anxiety, depression, self-harm, aggression/behaviour management, oppositional defiance, coping skills, social skills, ADHD, Autism-Spectrum (ASD), and Asperger's, as well as parent training. Additionally, we offer counselling to adults for a variety of life challenges including relationship/communication issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma (including survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault), grief, coping, self-acceptance, self-care, and anger management. **See website for Clinician bios incl. Counselling Intern**
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Whitby, ON L1N
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Our strengths-based, creativity-focused group clinic specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. We are experienced in working with children and adolescents who are dealing with challenges including anxiety, depression, self-harm, aggression/behaviour management, oppositional defiance, coping skills, social skills, ADHD, Autism-Spectrum (ASD), and Asperger's, as well as parent training. Additionally, we offer counselling to adults for a variety of life challenges including relationship/communication issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma (including survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault), grief, coping, self-acceptance, self-care, and anger management. **See website for Clinician bios incl. Counselling Intern**
Photo of Dana Collins, OT Reg. (Ont.), Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist, MScOT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are wondering how to help your teen with social anxiety? Or maybe depression is getting in the way of your teen’s success at school. Teens today experience a number of stressors in the world we live in. Your teen may find it difficult to cope with these pressures and transitions effectively. This can lead to anxiety,depression, to unhelpful coping styles or behaviors, and maybe even shutting down entirely.
Peer Relationships
(289) 768-8189
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Are wondering how to help your teen with social anxiety? Or maybe depression is getting in the way of your teen’s success at school. Teens today experience a number of stressors in the world we live in. Your teen may find it difficult to cope with these pressures and transitions effectively. This can lead to anxiety,depression, to unhelpful coping styles or behaviors, and maybe even shutting down entirely.
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Art Therapist, ExAT, BA
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a creative arts therapist working with the expressive art therapy person-centered approach. I also have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts from York University. I have been working with people experiencing various levels of distress since 2017. I work out of The Insight Clinic in downtown Whitby. I have success in supporting clients to work through their challenges, build personal strengths and achieve balance and wholeness within their lives. I work with individuals and groups 18 years and older to address the following issues:
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(289) 278-2449
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
I am a creative arts therapist working with the expressive art therapy person-centered approach. I also have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts from York University. I have been working with people experiencing various levels of distress since 2017. I work out of The Insight Clinic in downtown Whitby. I have success in supporting clients to work through their challenges, build personal strengths and achieve balance and wholeness within their lives. I work with individuals and groups 18 years and older to address the following issues:
Photo of Gabriela Vilar, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MAC, CRPO, OACCPP, CWC, Bsc Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Welcome to my profile! I provide English-Spanish bilingual counselling to individuals, couples and families experiencing a variety of life transitions and challenges. Patients come to me for a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grieving, anger, and relationships. My approach to counselling is eclectic, meaning that I chose the modality of work based on your personality style and what can be most effective to you. My treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Emotion Focus Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP). I am also a Career Counsellor; I can support you on finding your career path.
Peer Relationships
(855) 997-2565
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Welcome to my profile! I provide English-Spanish bilingual counselling to individuals, couples and families experiencing a variety of life transitions and challenges. Patients come to me for a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grieving, anger, and relationships. My approach to counselling is eclectic, meaning that I chose the modality of work based on your personality style and what can be most effective to you. My treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Emotion Focus Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP). I am also a Career Counsellor; I can support you on finding your career path.
Photo of Lilly J. Nelson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, RSW
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
Peer Relationships
(289) 799-4089
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Whitby, ON L1N
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I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, CCC, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My background is in Counselling Psychology. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a Registered Psychotherapist. I'm passionate about helping children and adults to address issues that have a negative impact on their mental health. I focus on building strong therapeutic relationships and use a goal-oriented approach to support clients in making progress that best fits their needs. I believe strongly in the effectiveness of wrap-around support and treatment planning. With approval of the client, this sometimes involves working with their family doctor or additional service providers when appropriate.
Peer Relationships
(289) 677-1776
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
My background is in Counselling Psychology. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a Registered Psychotherapist. I'm passionate about helping children and adults to address issues that have a negative impact on their mental health. I focus on building strong therapeutic relationships and use a goal-oriented approach to support clients in making progress that best fits their needs. I believe strongly in the effectiveness of wrap-around support and treatment planning. With approval of the client, this sometimes involves working with their family doctor or additional service providers when appropriate.
Photo of New Beginnings Ontario - Shannon Mossip Psychology, Psychologist
Whitby, ON L1N
At New Beginnings, clients have the opportunity to explore their strengths and limitations in a safe, confidential, and accepting environment. We provide assessment, intervention, and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults who exhibit symptoms of inattention, concentration difficulty, memory impairment, hyperactivity, poor academic performance, and learning disabilities. We offer group therapy programs for children diagnosed with Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Anxiety. In addition, we offer therapy and assessments through WSIB.
Peer Relationships
(844) 332-2404
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
At New Beginnings, clients have the opportunity to explore their strengths and limitations in a safe, confidential, and accepting environment. We provide assessment, intervention, and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults who exhibit symptoms of inattention, concentration difficulty, memory impairment, hyperactivity, poor academic performance, and learning disabilities. We offer group therapy programs for children diagnosed with Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Anxiety. In addition, we offer therapy and assessments through WSIB.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Feeling overwhelmed, slowed down, hopeless or alone? Well you are not alone. My role is to walk with you down the path of self-understanding, acceptance and fulfillment. My goal is to help you take control back over your life and empower you to move forward down the path you want to create for yourself. I work primarily with adults, teenagers, and children who are experiencing anxiety, depression, conflict within relationships, issues related to self-esteem and body image, dealing with the emotional impact of divorce and people who are in general just feeling overwhelmed within their daily life.
Peer Relationships
(289) 277-2806
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Feeling overwhelmed, slowed down, hopeless or alone? Well you are not alone. My role is to walk with you down the path of self-understanding, acceptance and fulfillment. My goal is to help you take control back over your life and empower you to move forward down the path you want to create for yourself. I work primarily with adults, teenagers, and children who are experiencing anxiety, depression, conflict within relationships, issues related to self-esteem and body image, dealing with the emotional impact of divorce and people who are in general just feeling overwhelmed within their daily life.
Photo of Dylan Zambrano, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Life is full of demands and responsibilities that can feel overwhelming. Emotions and negative thoughts can interfere with you feeling and performing at your best. You want something to change but untangling these patterns seems too difficult. Mental health doesn’t have to be this hard. When you learn to harness your emotions and thoughts they can begin to work with you and not against you, allowing you to take ownership of your life. I believe this resilience is a skill we all have the capacity to acquire. My goal is to make quality mental health therapy simple and effective, so you can live a happier and more productive life.
Peer Relationships
(289) 207-5153
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Life is full of demands and responsibilities that can feel overwhelming. Emotions and negative thoughts can interfere with you feeling and performing at your best. You want something to change but untangling these patterns seems too difficult. Mental health doesn’t have to be this hard. When you learn to harness your emotions and thoughts they can begin to work with you and not against you, allowing you to take ownership of your life. I believe this resilience is a skill we all have the capacity to acquire. My goal is to make quality mental health therapy simple and effective, so you can live a happier and more productive life.
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Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
**Offering sliding scale rates** I work with a broad range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body-image, life transitions, and challenging family or life circumstances. I strongly believe that my clients have the power to bring about positive change in their own lives. I am here to encourage and empower them throughout the sessions together. I do my best to foster a safe and open space where change can occur.
Peer Relationships
(365) 804-5290
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
**Offering sliding scale rates** I work with a broad range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body-image, life transitions, and challenging family or life circumstances. I strongly believe that my clients have the power to bring about positive change in their own lives. I am here to encourage and empower them throughout the sessions together. I do my best to foster a safe and open space where change can occur.
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MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Kristen is a pre-licensed student therapist specializing in art therapy as well as talk therapy. She has worked with a variety of demographics including teens, adults, and seniors in both clinical and community settings. Her approach to therapy is client-centered, trauma-informed and attachment-based, with a keen ear for supporting and treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, as well as eating disorders. Kristen believes in working collaboratively, encouraging her clients to set the pace for treatment as they strive towards healing in a safe, judgement-free environment.
Peer Relationships
(365) 653-5412
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Kristen is a pre-licensed student therapist specializing in art therapy as well as talk therapy. She has worked with a variety of demographics including teens, adults, and seniors in both clinical and community settings. Her approach to therapy is client-centered, trauma-informed and attachment-based, with a keen ear for supporting and treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, as well as eating disorders. Kristen believes in working collaboratively, encouraging her clients to set the pace for treatment as they strive towards healing in a safe, judgement-free environment.
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Counsellor, MDiv , BA, OAMHP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Everyone goes through difficult times in life, and we all experience it in very different ways. Making the choice to go to counselling to improve your life is the first step on your journey towards recovery, contentment and towards improving your relationships. Counselling offers support to those who struggle with emotions of anger and sadness, feelings of anxiety and fear, relationship issues, PTSD and addictions. It involves an investment of your time, money and hard work, but can open up a whole new world of healing, balance, motivation and self worth. I provide discounts to all first responders, military, and their families.
Peer Relationships
(289) 512-0144
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Everyone goes through difficult times in life, and we all experience it in very different ways. Making the choice to go to counselling to improve your life is the first step on your journey towards recovery, contentment and towards improving your relationships. Counselling offers support to those who struggle with emotions of anger and sadness, feelings of anxiety and fear, relationship issues, PTSD and addictions. It involves an investment of your time, money and hard work, but can open up a whole new world of healing, balance, motivation and self worth. I provide discounts to all first responders, military, and their families.
Photo of Jacqueline Hebert, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MNTCW, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Thinking about therapy, is enough of a reason to reach out for support. Don't wait for things to worsen! Let me work in collaboration with you to explore problems and assist you to reconnect with your preferences for life. I will create therapeutic conversations that are warm, genuine and meaningful to you. Your values, skills, abilities and existing strengths will assist you in responding to the current challenges you are facing and I can support you by making these more visible.
Peer Relationships
(289) 778-0263
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Thinking about therapy, is enough of a reason to reach out for support. Don't wait for things to worsen! Let me work in collaboration with you to explore problems and assist you to reconnect with your preferences for life. I will create therapeutic conversations that are warm, genuine and meaningful to you. Your values, skills, abilities and existing strengths will assist you in responding to the current challenges you are facing and I can support you by making these more visible.
Photo of Blooming Minds Mental Health, B.A., M.S.W., R.S.W., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Blooming Minds Mental Health is here to help children, teens and transitional aged youth (18-25) along their journey towards mental health stability through video counselling, in-home, or in-office sessions. Blooming Minds believes in using evidence based clinical interventions to help people build their capacity to reach more balanced ways of thinking, feeling and behaving. The primary focus is to help people with mental health issues regain their confidence in their ability to cope with their emotions and to lead more positive and fulfilling lives.
Peer Relationships
(289) 312-0163
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
Blooming Minds Mental Health is here to help children, teens and transitional aged youth (18-25) along their journey towards mental health stability through video counselling, in-home, or in-office sessions. Blooming Minds believes in using evidence based clinical interventions to help people build their capacity to reach more balanced ways of thinking, feeling and behaving. The primary focus is to help people with mental health issues regain their confidence in their ability to cope with their emotions and to lead more positive and fulfilling lives.
Photo of Sirtonski Wellness Space, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA Hons, MACP, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Peer Relationships
(289) 806-3925
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Photo of Angela Kirby, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, M Ed, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience difficulties with loss, relationships, past trauma, and other life stresses. In response to these challenges, sometimes our thoughts, emotions and actions lead to anxiety, depression and other ineffective ways of coping. I have over 30 years of clinical experience working with substance use, mental health issues and other difficulties. When someone reaches out for support, they demonstrate great determination, hopefulness and personal courage to share in their private concerns. Making changes can involve focusing on personal values; learning and practicing new coping strategies and drawing on personal strengths.
Peer Relationships
(289) 275-5479
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Whitby, ON L1N
Peer Relationships
We all experience difficulties with loss, relationships, past trauma, and other life stresses. In response to these challenges, sometimes our thoughts, emotions and actions lead to anxiety, depression and other ineffective ways of coping. I have over 30 years of clinical experience working with substance use, mental health issues and other difficulties. When someone reaches out for support, they demonstrate great determination, hopefulness and personal courage to share in their private concerns. Making changes can involve focusing on personal values; learning and practicing new coping strategies and drawing on personal strengths.

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Peer Relationships in L1N

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 L1N

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 L1N

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 L1N or for a L1N peer relationship Counsellor these professionals provide help understanding the peer relationships of kids or tweens, or teen peer relationship counselling in L1N and peer relationship advice. They include peer relationship Counsellors, peer relationship psychologists in L1N and peer relationship counsellors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in L1N are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counsellor in L1N you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in L1N and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in L1N or family therapy in L1N.