Counsellor, PhD, Psych, MA, 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
Christian
Life Transitions
(902) 346-2158
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Christian
Life Transitions
"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!" "
Jen Carter
CYC
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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)"
School Issues
Christian
Life Transitions
(902) 909-0537
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Christian
Life Transitions
"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)"
Nanci Wojcik Counselling, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, CCC, RCT-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"-SLIDING SCALE- 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. "
School Issues
Christian
Life Transitions
(902) 233-8685
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Christian
Life Transitions
"-SLIDING SCALE- 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. "
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Marsh-Knickle & Associates, Psychologist
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."
(902) 901-5369
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"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."
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
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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."
Heather A Macmillan, Counsellor
Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"Currently taking new clients. “Until you stop breathing, there's more right with you than wrong with you." (Jon Kabat-Zinn) This is also my guide and intention as a Registered Counselling Therapist. My work is to help an individual experience themselves differently while providing compassion, presence and skill in a safe space. I offer an integrated, eclectic approach that is based on each client's needs. Understanding attachment style, the effects of trauma and the mind-brain-body connection inform my therapeutic approach."
(855) 224-2579
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"Currently taking new clients. “Until you stop breathing, there's more right with you than wrong with you." (Jon Kabat-Zinn) This is also my guide and intention as a Registered Counselling Therapist. My work is to help an individual experience themselves differently while providing compassion, presence and skill in a safe space. I offer an integrated, eclectic approach that is based on each client's needs. Understanding attachment style, the effects of trauma and the mind-brain-body connection inform my therapeutic approach."
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
Verified
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. "
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."
Ruth Downie, Counsellor
Counsellor, BScN, MEdCoun, C.Hyp(tm), RCT-C, CCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia 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."
(902) 909-5655
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Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"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."
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."
Laura Connors, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, RPsych
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"Dr. Connors trained specifically in working with children, adolescents, and families while completing her Ph.D. In Clinical-Developmental Psychology at York University. She works with children, adolescents, young adults, parents, and families with a range of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, behaviour problems, adjustment difficulties, and parenting concerns. As a mom, spouse, and professional Dr. Connors holds a strong belief in the role of attachment relationships and works to support and empower parents to foster strong connections with their children. "
(902) 702-3772
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"Dr. Connors trained specifically in working with children, adolescents, and families while completing her Ph.D. In Clinical-Developmental Psychology at York University. She works with children, adolescents, young adults, parents, and families with a range of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, behaviour problems, adjustment difficulties, and parenting concerns. As a mom, spouse, and professional Dr. Connors holds a strong belief in the role of attachment relationships and works to support and empower parents to foster strong connections with their children. "
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."
(902) 901-2768
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"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."
Dr. Valerie Grant, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, RPsych
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"Stressed? Anxious? The strategies you've always used to cope haven't been working as well as they did before. It's time to make changes, but where to begin? You're ready to find a warm, supportive professional who can help you get back to living the life you want. "
(902) 702-2847
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"Stressed? Anxious? The strategies you've always used to cope haven't been working as well as they did before. It's time to make changes, but where to begin? You're ready to find a warm, supportive professional who can help you get back to living the life you want. "
Lois Ells, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"Feeling stuck? As the parent of a struggling child, you feel helpless as you watch them suffer. You could never have imagined a distressing event like this, could happen to your loved one. Your child has changed – they are withdrawn, teary or more anxious. Their emotions are out of control. Perhaps they become angry quickly – 0-60. Sometimes it’s hard to be around them. You’re concerned for their future – what happens if this continues or gets worse. You want to help, but are unsure of what to do. If any of these challenges sound like what you or your loved one are going through, please know that counselling can help. "
(902) 700-5579
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"Feeling stuck? As the parent of a struggling child, you feel helpless as you watch them suffer. You could never have imagined a distressing event like this, could happen to your loved one. Your child has changed – they are withdrawn, teary or more anxious. Their emotions are out of control. Perhaps they become angry quickly – 0-60. Sometimes it’s hard to be around them. You’re concerned for their future – what happens if this continues or gets worse. You want to help, but are unsure of what to do. If any of these challenges sound like what you or your loved one are going through, please know that counselling can help. "
Lisa's Holistic Rehab -OT & Neurofeedback, Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist, BScOT, MScOT
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
""I do things that I later regret." "I can't sit still." "Everything seems to distract me." "I read slowly and sometimes the words move on the page." "I avoid crowded places." "I get irritated by sounds." "The lights bother me." "My headaches or dizziness won't go away." We can help you overcome these challenges by getting to the root cause (not just treating the symptoms). Rehabilitate the brain by focusing on interventions that improve neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain to change itself). Providing cutting-edge rehabilitation such as Neurofeedback to children adults suffering from brain based disorders. "
(902) 702-5117
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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""I do things that I later regret." "I can't sit still." "Everything seems to distract me." "I read slowly and sometimes the words move on the page." "I avoid crowded places." "I get irritated by sounds." "The lights bother me." "My headaches or dizziness won't go away." We can help you overcome these challenges by getting to the root cause (not just treating the symptoms). Rehabilitate the brain by focusing on interventions that improve neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain to change itself). Providing cutting-edge rehabilitation such as Neurofeedback to children adults suffering from brain based disorders. "
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."
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."
(866) 909-4868
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Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"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."
Attune Counselling Therapy and Music Psychotherapy, Counsellor
Counsellor, M.Ed., RCT, MTA, MT-BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"Attune Counselling Therapy and Music Psychotherapy offers caring, creative, and confidential mental health services in Dartmouth, NS. My practice focuses on many areas of counselling interest and specialization. Particular interests are helping people build healthy, respectful relationships; increase emotional regulation; and develop anger / impulse control. As well, I work with men who have experienced sexual assault/abuse as a child or adult to help them heal and repair. I offer services focused on men's issues and the LGBTQ2S+ community. I am a Medavie Blue Cross provider."
(902) 907-0441
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Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"Attune Counselling Therapy and Music Psychotherapy offers caring, creative, and confidential mental health services in Dartmouth, NS. My practice focuses on many areas of counselling interest and specialization. Particular interests are helping people build healthy, respectful relationships; increase emotional regulation; and develop anger / impulse control. As well, I work with men who have experienced sexual assault/abuse as a child or adult to help them heal and repair. I offer services focused on men's issues and the LGBTQ2S+ community. I am a Medavie Blue Cross provider."
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."
(902) 918-5546
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Bedford, Nova Scotia B4B
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"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."
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."
(902) 906-5087
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Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"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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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.