Psychologist, MSc/MA, PhD, LMFT, MSW, MASP
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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."
School Issues
Grief
(902) 901-5369
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"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."
Barry Nahirnak, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, RCT-C, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"*Free Phone Consultations* My clients are survivors and I care about your battle. I'm a survivor too and you'll have a teammate to fight with you. I embrace a compassionate, down-to-earth approach. I'll empower you to find the confidence and strength needed to conquer the obstacles standing in your way. Combining exceptional insight and genuine empathy, I work with you to identify the root causes of your problems, as well as the tools and motivation required to solve them. I'm dedicated to building safe, trusting relationships that ensure you are 100% supported. Are you ready to change your life? A, brighter tomorrow starts today! "
School Issues
Grief
(902) 229-9598
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"*Free Phone Consultations* My clients are survivors and I care about your battle. I'm a survivor too and you'll have a teammate to fight with you. I embrace a compassionate, down-to-earth approach. I'll empower you to find the confidence and strength needed to conquer the obstacles standing in your way. Combining exceptional insight and genuine empathy, I work with you to identify the root causes of your problems, as well as the tools and motivation required to solve them. I'm dedicated to building safe, trusting relationships that ensure you are 100% supported. Are you ready to change your life? A, brighter tomorrow starts today! "
Julia Smith, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, RCT-C, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"I help teenagers and adults who want to be confident and happy but are feeling weighed down by anxiety, stress, and depression. My clients find that issues with school, work, relationships, identity, and/or self-esteem makes life difficult to enjoy. They feel stuck due to the problems they are experiencing."
School Issues
Grief
(844) 707-9033
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"I help teenagers and adults who want to be confident and happy but are feeling weighed down by anxiety, stress, and depression. My clients find that issues with school, work, relationships, identity, and/or self-esteem makes life difficult to enjoy. They feel stuck due to the problems they are experiencing."
Lauren Scott, Counsellor
Counsellor, MACP, MHSA, RCT-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"We all want to be the best version of ourselves but sometimes life seems to get in the way. I believe that we can all achieve our personal goals and dreams and I consider it a privilege to walk beside you on your journey and provide support. If you have struggled with making changes in the past, I believe together we can shape your future. Therapy is a supportive process that can enable us to move past blockages that have kept us from living the life we dream and deserve. "
School Issues
Grief
(902) 915-7242
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Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"We all want to be the best version of ourselves but sometimes life seems to get in the way. I believe that we can all achieve our personal goals and dreams and I consider it a privilege to walk beside you on your journey and provide support. If you have struggled with making changes in the past, I believe together we can shape your future. Therapy is a supportive process that can enable us to move past blockages that have kept us from living the life we dream and deserve. "
Ena Vukatana, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4B
"I view my role in therapy as that of a coach, who strives to help youth and their families to make meaningful changes in their lives. I value a collaborative approach, and always aim to foster a positive environment where clients feel supported in taking steps toward their goals. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, and offer treatment for anxiety, depression, coping with stress or life transitions, low self-esteem, behavioural challenges, and sleep difficulties. I also have expertise in working with youth experiencing challenges with chronic health conditions, medical and dental anxiety, medication taking, and pain."
School Issues
Grief
(902) 918-5546
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4B
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School Issues
Grief
"I view my role in therapy as that of a coach, who strives to help youth and their families to make meaningful changes in their lives. I value a collaborative approach, and always aim to foster a positive environment where clients feel supported in taking steps toward their goals. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, and offer treatment for anxiety, depression, coping with stress or life transitions, low self-esteem, behavioural challenges, and sleep difficulties. I also have expertise in working with youth experiencing challenges with chronic health conditions, medical and dental anxiety, medication taking, and pain."
Mike Buckley, Counsellor
Counsellor, PhD, Psych, MA, Coun, RCT
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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!" "
School Issues
Grief
(902) 346-2158
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"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!" "
Sheila Ago, Counsellor
Counsellor, BAHons, MDiv, MEd, CCC, RCT(c)
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"Life can be stressful and we all need someone to listen empathetically, assisting us to understand ourselves and also guiding us in finding the best solution for our difficulty. It is never too late to experience our best life ever. Wellness and wholeness awaits us and those we love!"
School Issues
Grief
(902) 707-0168
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"Life can be stressful and we all need someone to listen empathetically, assisting us to understand ourselves and also guiding us in finding the best solution for our difficulty. It is never too late to experience our best life ever. Wellness and wholeness awaits us and those we love!"
Karla Dawe Counselling Services, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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."
School Issues
Grief
(902) 701-8971
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"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."
Jacqueline Milner-Clerk & Associates Inc., Psychologist
Psychologist, MSc
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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."
School Issues
Grief
(866) 909-4868
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"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."
Elizabeth Anne Clarke, Counsellor
Counsellor, RCT-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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."
School Issues
Grief
(902) 906-5230
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"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."
Roseita M Corbett, Counsellor
Counsellor, BE.d, ME.d, RCT, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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."
School Issues
Grief
(902) 901-2768
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"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."
Xiaomei (May) Tian, Counsellor
Counsellor, MA, MEd, RCT-C, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"I believe that all people were born with positive potential. Unfortunately, due to all kinds of hurt that happens in life, we unconsciously build layers of protection onto our inner Self, blocking our ability to see things clearly, and limit our capacity to respond to daily life in a healthy and constructive way. I believe that your true Self knows what the loving and meaningful life path is for yourself. I am committed to being a Compassionate, Curious, Creative, Confident, Calm, Clear, and Courageous guide to assist you to grow toward a better sense of well-being either for short term, or long term therapy to know yourself better."
School Issues
Grief
(902) 906-5087
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Grief
"I believe that all people were born with positive potential. Unfortunately, due to all kinds of hurt that happens in life, we unconsciously build layers of protection onto our inner Self, blocking our ability to see things clearly, and limit our capacity to respond to daily life in a healthy and constructive way. I believe that your true Self knows what the loving and meaningful life path is for yourself. I am committed to being a Compassionate, Curious, Creative, Confident, Calm, Clear, and Courageous guide to assist you to grow toward a better sense of well-being either for short term, or long term therapy to know yourself better."
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Caroline Martin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"My therapy style is based on deep respect and a commitment to help you attain lasting healing, growth and change. Our time together is collaborative, as we grow to understand how you are stuck, what matters most to you, and what you need to find peace and vitality. Questions about how to live life with meaning bring therapy to life: How do we respond to adversity? To loss? How do we find our authentic voice? How do we experience joy and balance in our lives? How do we give and receive love? The heart of therapy is helping individuals surpass personal and situational limitations and become more conscious of their highest potential. "
(855) 546-2382
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"My therapy style is based on deep respect and a commitment to help you attain lasting healing, growth and change. Our time together is collaborative, as we grow to understand how you are stuck, what matters most to you, and what you need to find peace and vitality. Questions about how to live life with meaning bring therapy to life: How do we respond to adversity? To loss? How do we find our authentic voice? How do we experience joy and balance in our lives? How do we give and receive love? The heart of therapy is helping individuals surpass personal and situational limitations and become more conscious of their highest potential. "
Mercedes Ruiz, Counsellor
Counsellor, MA, RCT-C, CH
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"I support your healing process with a variety of techniques, using the one that best works for you. My approach is to meet you where you are at currently and help you get to where you want to be! I have extensive experience working with people that live with anxiety, depression, trauma and addictions throughout their lifetime; including pre and postnatally. I also have extensive experience supporting clients with relationship conflicts, adjusting to life changes, stress management, sexual orientation, fertility, family concerns and personal growth. "
(902) 402-4232
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"I support your healing process with a variety of techniques, using the one that best works for you. My approach is to meet you where you are at currently and help you get to where you want to be! I have extensive experience working with people that live with anxiety, depression, trauma and addictions throughout their lifetime; including pre and postnatally. I also have extensive experience supporting clients with relationship conflicts, adjusting to life changes, stress management, sexual orientation, fertility, family concerns and personal growth. "
Debbie Bowyer, Counsellor
Counsellor, MAC, AC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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."
(866) 210-5422
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"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."
Kathrine Lincoln, Psychologist
Psychologist, M.Sc. , R. Psyc
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"I am a registered clinical psychologist with extensive experience working with adults ages 19 years and older. I have had the privilege of working in many different settings, including hospital, community mental health, school, university and private practice. My goal is to ensure a safe, compassionate, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. I believe that such a relationship facilitates healing and meaningful growth, as clients explore ways to cope and deal with life's challenges.The process of therapy fosters a safe environment that allows individuals to have the courage to be vulnerable and make changes."
(902) 906-2742
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"I am a registered clinical psychologist with extensive experience working with adults ages 19 years and older. I have had the privilege of working in many different settings, including hospital, community mental health, school, university and private practice. My goal is to ensure a safe, compassionate, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. I believe that such a relationship facilitates healing and meaningful growth, as clients explore ways to cope and deal with life's challenges.The process of therapy fosters a safe environment that allows individuals to have the courage to be vulnerable and make changes."
Lita Karen Llewellyn, Counsellor
Counsellor, MA, BAPsych
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"I am a Masters in Counselling Psychology student, currently in Practicum. My focus is Psychotherapy specializing in trauma, grief, loss, familial issues and wellness. My passion also extends to exploring a journey of self worth and confidence, as well as, other emotional issues that may prevent you from living your best and healthiest life. Working at a women's site currently, my training is steeped in providing a safe and non-judgmental environment for our clients to explore themselves and build their lives. "
(902) 903-2421
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Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"I am a Masters in Counselling Psychology student, currently in Practicum. My focus is Psychotherapy specializing in trauma, grief, loss, familial issues and wellness. My passion also extends to exploring a journey of self worth and confidence, as well as, other emotional issues that may prevent you from living your best and healthiest life. Working at a women's site currently, my training is steeped in providing a safe and non-judgmental environment for our clients to explore themselves and build their lives. "
Nanci Wojcik Counselling & Therapy Services, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, CCC, RCT-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"-SLIDING SCALE- Not Accepting Clients— Advanced DBT Training — The first part of the getting-to-know-you process I will complete an initial assessment to help determine the depth of your depression, anxiety, unhealthy coping strategies and other areas that may be causing you to feel stuck. After the assessment, we can explore your problem areas through collaborative discussions. For some people, just being able to talk freely about a problem brings relief, being validated and supported helps in the letting go process. "
(902) 233-8685
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"-SLIDING SCALE- Not Accepting Clients— Advanced DBT Training — The first part of the getting-to-know-you process I will complete an initial assessment to help determine the depth of your depression, anxiety, unhealthy coping strategies and other areas that may be causing you to feel stuck. After the assessment, we can explore your problem areas through collaborative discussions. For some people, just being able to talk freely about a problem brings relief, being validated and supported helps in the letting go process. "
Cindy Knapton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW, MSW, BSW, TIYT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"I work with individuals aged 16 and older 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. Building safety and comfort are important from the first moment someone walks in the door."
(902) 915-7220
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"I work with individuals aged 16 and older 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. Building safety and comfort are important from the first moment someone walks in the door."
Victoria J Mckee, Counsellor
Counsellor, MSc, RCT, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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."
(902) 908-5002
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Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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" 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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Students underachieve in school for a variety of reasons. Motivational problems, ADHD, and learning disabilities can all be a challenge to any parent. Child therapists, child psychologists, or school psychologists in Bedford can help to assess a child's needs and offer much needed help.

Academic counsellors in Bedford help with learning issues, child education issues or ADD (attention deficit). They can work with academic underachievers who are quite bright, gifted and intelligent, as well as with children with developmental disabilities (i.e. disabilities students). Additionally, Bedford Counsellors work with nonverbal learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, and reading difficulties.

Children with problems at school, or who are failing at school in Bedford all have specific and unique instructional needs. A good Bedford academic counsellor or school counsellor will provide the individualized attention and support a student needs to succeed.

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

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