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
Life Transitions
Female
(902) 901-2768
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Life Transitions
Female
"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."
Lauren Scott, Counsellor
Counsellor, MACP, MHSA, RCT-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"**Evening and Saturday appointments available** 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
Life Transitions
Female
(902) 915-7242
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Life Transitions
Female
"**Evening and Saturday appointments available** 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. "
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
Life Transitions
Female
(902) 701-8971
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Life Transitions
Female
"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."
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
Life Transitions
Female
(902) 901-5581
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Life Transitions
Female
"-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. "
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
Life Transitions
Female
(902) 906-5087
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Life Transitions
Female
"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."
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
Life Transitions
Female
(902) 909-0537
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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School Issues
Life Transitions
Female
"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)"
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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."
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
Verified
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."
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
Verified
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."
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. "
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."
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
Verified
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."
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) 909-0525
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."
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! "
(902) 229-9598
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"*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! "
Marcy Daniels, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"On the outside, you look like you have it all together, but truth is, on the inside you're a mess. You feel like you're drowning under the weight of your problems and are desperate to get free. You've tried everything you can think of, but nothing has made a difference. Your worries and fears make you feel like you are missing out on life. You can't believe some of the choices you've made lately; you feel so much regret. You never imagined yourself seeing a therapist, but you know you need help."
(902) 600-2653
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"On the outside, you look like you have it all together, but truth is, on the inside you're a mess. You feel like you're drowning under the weight of your problems and are desperate to get free. You've tried everything you can think of, but nothing has made a difference. Your worries and fears make you feel like you are missing out on life. You can't believe some of the choices you've made lately; you feel so much regret. You never imagined yourself seeing a therapist, but you know you need help."
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."
Igor Yakovenko, Psychologist
Psychologist, Ph.D., R.Psych
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
"My primary areas of clinical expertise lie in adult mental health, addiction, and couples therapy. I use a combination of cognitive-behavioural, motivational, and mindfulness therapies to create tailored evidence-based treatments (i.e., treatment approaches proven to be effective through research) for a variety of conditions including addiction, mood, stress and anxiety disorders, and relationship issues. I also provides adult psychodiagnostic, personality, and behavioural assessments."
(902) 418-5344
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Office is near:
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A
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"My primary areas of clinical expertise lie in adult mental health, addiction, and couples therapy. I use a combination of cognitive-behavioural, motivational, and mindfulness therapies to create tailored evidence-based treatments (i.e., treatment approaches proven to be effective through research) for a variety of conditions including addiction, mood, stress and anxiety disorders, and relationship issues. I also provides adult psychodiagnostic, personality, and behavioural assessments."
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."
Beth Clark, Counsellor
Counsellor, B.A.Psy, MEdCoun, CCC, RCT
Verified by Psychology Today
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4B
"Is anxiety, depression, or stress, stopping you from living the life you want to live? Do you want to stop worrying, feeling sad, or stressed, and start living? Have you ever thought....If I could just live my life and forget about the fear, sadness, stress, or something else, that is stopping me from doing what | want to do? Are you feeling distressed because you would like to be in a better place in life? You may have goals that you want to achieve or be able to spend more time enjoying life? You deserve to live your best life and I can help guide you to that life in a way that feels right for you. You are not alone. "
(902) 915-7246
Verified
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4B
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"Is anxiety, depression, or stress, stopping you from living the life you want to live? Do you want to stop worrying, feeling sad, or stressed, and start living? Have you ever thought....If I could just live my life and forget about the fear, sadness, stress, or something else, that is stopping me from doing what | want to do? Are you feeling distressed because you would like to be in a better place in life? You may have goals that you want to achieve or be able to spend more time enjoying life? You deserve to live your best life and I can help guide you to that life in a way that feels right for you. You are not alone. "
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.