Chronic Illness Therapists in Regina, SK

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Cristina Dumitrescu
Psychologist, MEd, RPsych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Regina, SK S4P
I use the mindfulness approach to help clients cope with anxiety, stress, depression, anger, relationship issues, chronic illness, pain, or coping with a challenge in their life.
I use a mindfulness approach in counselling, and I encourage my clients to live more in the present moment because this is the only one we can act on, and change. I approach therapy from the perspective of the wholeness of the person,being aware of the body, mind and spirit connection. I encourage clients to reflect on their emotional well being because it affects their physical well being. We reflect on what their body needs in order to heal, and then to write their own prescription to healing.
I use the mindfulness approach to help clients cope with anxiety, stress, depression, anger, relationship issues, chronic illness, pain, or coping with a challenge in their life.
I use a mindfulness approach in counselling, and I encourage my clients to live more in the present moment because this is the only one we can act on, and change. I approach therapy from the perspective of the wholeness of the person,being aware of the body, mind and spirit connection. I encourage clients to reflect on their emotional well being because it affects their physical well being. We reflect on what their body needs in order to heal, and then to write their own prescription to healing.
(306) 500-0528 View (306) 500-0528
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Carla Csada - The Empowered Mind Project
Counsellor, CCC, MACP, BHJ
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Regina, SK S4T  (Online Only)
As an individual who has been living with a chronic illness for over 14 years, I can relate to the obstacles that arise and the impact they have on one’s self-esteem and identity.
Welcome! Beginning therapy is a significant step to investing in yourself that you should be very proud of. My name is Carla, and I offer individuals a non-judgmental, open, and safe space to share and feel heard. The aim of my therapy is to equip clients with the necessary support, skills, and knowledge to facilitate positive changes in their lives. I aim to promote positive cognitive, emotional, and behavioural changes through a client-centered and therapeutically compassionate-focused approach.
As an individual who has been living with a chronic illness for over 14 years, I can relate to the obstacles that arise and the impact they have on one’s self-esteem and identity.
Welcome! Beginning therapy is a significant step to investing in yourself that you should be very proud of. My name is Carla, and I offer individuals a non-judgmental, open, and safe space to share and feel heard. The aim of my therapy is to equip clients with the necessary support, skills, and knowledge to facilitate positive changes in their lives. I aim to promote positive cognitive, emotional, and behavioural changes through a client-centered and therapeutically compassionate-focused approach.
(866) 747-8713 View (866) 747-8713
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Synapse Counselling Services
Counsellor, PhD, CRC, RTC, CT
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4W
Waitlist for new clients
Living with chronic illness, disability, or neurodivergence is hard. Getting through the overwhelm of everyday life feels impossible. You're starting to feel like all you think about is your condition and everything it has taken away from you - work, hobbies, sleep, relationships. Your family and friends don’t get it. They try to help and probably mean well, but sometimes the dismissive way they say things makes you feel worse. You try to hide your symptoms to seem “normal” but inside, you feel like you might break.
Living with chronic illness, disability, or neurodivergence is hard. Getting through the overwhelm of everyday life feels impossible. You're starting to feel like all you think about is your condition and everything it has taken away from you - work, hobbies, sleep, relationships. Your family and friends don’t get it. They try to help and probably mean well, but sometimes the dismissive way they say things makes you feel worse. You try to hide your symptoms to seem “normal” but inside, you feel like you might break.
(306) 517-7211 View (306) 517-7211
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Cassie Brown
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Regina, SK S4S  (Online Only)
Everyone has times they feel distressed; overwhelmed; or, stuck. Where they need support and an outside perspective. It takes strength and courage to reach out for that support. I have experience working with a large variety of issues; and with a wide demographic of people. Therefore, whatever you may be hoping to address in counselling I am sure I can support you in your healing journey; and, help you reach your counselling goals.
Everyone has times they feel distressed; overwhelmed; or, stuck. Where they need support and an outside perspective. It takes strength and courage to reach out for that support. I have experience working with a large variety of issues; and with a wide demographic of people. Therefore, whatever you may be hoping to address in counselling I am sure I can support you in your healing journey; and, help you reach your counselling goals.
(306) 988-7392 View (306) 988-7392
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Dr. Dawn Phillips
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Regina, SK S4N  (Online Only)
I’m a Registered Doctoral Psychologist with over 20 years of experience providing treatment and training. It is important to know that all therapy is not created equal. Strategies, checklists, and skill building are helpful to relieve symptoms. Some want or need in-depth psychotherapy to address longstanding issues underlying their symptoms. I have extensive experience in assessing and providing the most efficient and cost effective treatment for each person’s needs and goals, and the highly specialized skills to provide in-depth treatment for those wishing to explore intensive insight-oriented treatment.
I’m a Registered Doctoral Psychologist with over 20 years of experience providing treatment and training. It is important to know that all therapy is not created equal. Strategies, checklists, and skill building are helpful to relieve symptoms. Some want or need in-depth psychotherapy to address longstanding issues underlying their symptoms. I have extensive experience in assessing and providing the most efficient and cost effective treatment for each person’s needs and goals, and the highly specialized skills to provide in-depth treatment for those wishing to explore intensive insight-oriented treatment.
(306) 993-7202 View (306) 993-7202
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Katrina Southernwood
Registered Social Worker, MISW, RSW
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4R
Having walked the journey myself, I am aware of how difficult the process of change can be. That's why I walk the journey with you. I meet you where you are, and collaboratively we decide what your journey to heal is. I am always excited to work with clients who know that they need to make changes to better their lives, even if they don't fully understand what those changes are. I bring in not only my formal education, but there is also room in my practice for your culture, spirituality, and anything else you need or want to use to help them on this journey of change.
Having walked the journey myself, I am aware of how difficult the process of change can be. That's why I walk the journey with you. I meet you where you are, and collaboratively we decide what your journey to heal is. I am always excited to work with clients who know that they need to make changes to better their lives, even if they don't fully understand what those changes are. I bring in not only my formal education, but there is also room in my practice for your culture, spirituality, and anything else you need or want to use to help them on this journey of change.
(306) 500-1938 View (306) 500-1938
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Marlene Brenzil : A Calm Place Counselling
Registered Social Worker, BASc, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4R
Gabor Maté once said " Trauma is not what happens to you. Trauma is what happens inside you, as a result of what happens to you.” We have all experienced trauma in some form. When this happens and we are unable to process it we tend to experience anxiety, depression, fall into addictions, to name a few. Regardless these symptoms often get in our way of having the life we want, the relationships we yearn for, and the happiness we deserve. My goal is to work with individuals to help them move on from past hurts so they have the energy to work on the things they desire. I do this using an EMDR approach.
Gabor Maté once said " Trauma is not what happens to you. Trauma is what happens inside you, as a result of what happens to you.” We have all experienced trauma in some form. When this happens and we are unable to process it we tend to experience anxiety, depression, fall into addictions, to name a few. Regardless these symptoms often get in our way of having the life we want, the relationships we yearn for, and the happiness we deserve. My goal is to work with individuals to help them move on from past hurts so they have the energy to work on the things they desire. I do this using an EMDR approach.
(306) 992-2947 View (306) 992-2947
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Shannon Orell-Bast
Registered Social Worker, BSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4P
Waitlist for new clients
If this is your first time searching for a therapist, congratulations on taking the first step to wellness. I know that searching for the right fit of a counsellor can be stressful, but I want to assure you that my main goal is to ensure that you are comfortable during a first visit. My approach: I believe in genuine connection; to show up being my authentic self in order to create a safe place for you to be yourself. I pride myself on loyalty, commitment, and honesty while taking a client- centered and solution focused approach. We start where you are at, and we work with what works for you. No judgement; good vibes only!
If this is your first time searching for a therapist, congratulations on taking the first step to wellness. I know that searching for the right fit of a counsellor can be stressful, but I want to assure you that my main goal is to ensure that you are comfortable during a first visit. My approach: I believe in genuine connection; to show up being my authentic self in order to create a safe place for you to be yourself. I pride myself on loyalty, commitment, and honesty while taking a client- centered and solution focused approach. We start where you are at, and we work with what works for you. No judgement; good vibes only!
(306) 985-0119 View (306) 985-0119
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Dr. Bobbi Stadnyk R D Psych
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4P
Everyone experiences challenges, stress or change at some point in their lives. Effective counselling is a collaborative process where we will work together to help you create a better understanding of your unique experiences & identify goals that will promote self-improvement and increase your quality of life. Learning new coping skills while developing insight, and self-awareness are valuable outcomes of therapy. Together, we will look at how your thoughts, behaviours and feelings impact the way you see yourself, others and the world so that you can experience lasting improvements in mood, well-being and every day functioning.
Everyone experiences challenges, stress or change at some point in their lives. Effective counselling is a collaborative process where we will work together to help you create a better understanding of your unique experiences & identify goals that will promote self-improvement and increase your quality of life. Learning new coping skills while developing insight, and self-awareness are valuable outcomes of therapy. Together, we will look at how your thoughts, behaviours and feelings impact the way you see yourself, others and the world so that you can experience lasting improvements in mood, well-being and every day functioning.
(306) 994-6267 View (306) 994-6267
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Fellow Travellers Healing Collective
Psychologist
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4R
Welcome to Fellow Travellers Healing Collective. We are so glad you found us! Based on Treaty 4 territory out of Regina, Saskatchewan, our healing collective is made up of a community of guides who have come together to help you heal from trauma, wounding and conditioning, so that you can find your way back to your authentic expression of being alive on this planet. As fellow travellers in this journey of life, we humbly walk alongside you. Before we are guides, we are humans, also trying to figure out this human thing.
Welcome to Fellow Travellers Healing Collective. We are so glad you found us! Based on Treaty 4 territory out of Regina, Saskatchewan, our healing collective is made up of a community of guides who have come together to help you heal from trauma, wounding and conditioning, so that you can find your way back to your authentic expression of being alive on this planet. As fellow travellers in this journey of life, we humbly walk alongside you. Before we are guides, we are humans, also trying to figure out this human thing.
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Mountain Gate Counselling
MSc, BSc
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4P
I work with adults and teenagers experiencing depression and anxiety. I also work with people experiencing trauma, spiritual crisis, relationship issues, loneliness, problems due to medication, and stress in many forms. A block of time in my practice is kept open daily for those in crisis, who cannot find adequate support through the public system. I also work with couples wishing to heal relational concerns, and those with an inclination towards spiritual practice/life. I am LGBTQ+ friendly and welcome people from all faith backgrounds and walks of life. Sessions are available in-person, by email, and via video.
I work with adults and teenagers experiencing depression and anxiety. I also work with people experiencing trauma, spiritual crisis, relationship issues, loneliness, problems due to medication, and stress in many forms. A block of time in my practice is kept open daily for those in crisis, who cannot find adequate support through the public system. I also work with couples wishing to heal relational concerns, and those with an inclination towards spiritual practice/life. I am LGBTQ+ friendly and welcome people from all faith backgrounds and walks of life. Sessions are available in-person, by email, and via video.
(306) 900-4735 View (306) 900-4735
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Deep Change Hypnosis & Counselling
Counsellor, MEd, CH, CCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Regina, SK S4T
My name is Jori Cachene and I am the owner/operator of Deep Change Hypnosis & Counselling, where healing transforms lives. With compassion and experience, I guide individuals aged 14+ through their mental health journeys. I understand navigating anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationships can be overwhelming, but with my support we can lighten the mental, emotional load. Dedicated to inclusivity, I welcome the LGBTQIA2S+ community members, honouring their unique lived experiences. In addition, I provide a culturally sensitive approach rooted in a personal understanding of the BIPOC experience.
My name is Jori Cachene and I am the owner/operator of Deep Change Hypnosis & Counselling, where healing transforms lives. With compassion and experience, I guide individuals aged 14+ through their mental health journeys. I understand navigating anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationships can be overwhelming, but with my support we can lighten the mental, emotional load. Dedicated to inclusivity, I welcome the LGBTQIA2S+ community members, honouring their unique lived experiences. In addition, I provide a culturally sensitive approach rooted in a personal understanding of the BIPOC experience.
(306) 517-6960 View (306) 517-6960
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Ashlyn Higgs - Mosaic Movement And Expressions
Registered Social Worker, BSW, RSW, EMF
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4T
Many of us feel like we are stuck in a certain way of life, stuck in our bodies or minds, in our thoughts, our reactions, stuck in relationships, victim to our pasts and our traumas. Many of us have forgotten who we are, what we love, who we love, and struggle under the weight of the human experience. My goal is to help you achieve whatever it is that you want in the face of your trials and tribulations. It is a sacred responsibility to support another human in their quest. We will journey your path together, taking the time to integrate your parts, resulting in a deeper connection to yourself, your loved ones, and your environment.
Many of us feel like we are stuck in a certain way of life, stuck in our bodies or minds, in our thoughts, our reactions, stuck in relationships, victim to our pasts and our traumas. Many of us have forgotten who we are, what we love, who we love, and struggle under the weight of the human experience. My goal is to help you achieve whatever it is that you want in the face of your trials and tribulations. It is a sacred responsibility to support another human in their quest. We will journey your path together, taking the time to integrate your parts, resulting in a deeper connection to yourself, your loved ones, and your environment.
(306) 400-5691 View (306) 400-5691
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A Mindful Quest
Registered Social Worker, RSW(SK), CCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Regina, SK S4X  (Online Only)
There are many pathways that you can take to move through challenges or around obstacles. A Mindful Quest strongly believes that you are the expert in your own lived experience and that you deserve a supportive and encouraging environment as you journey towards your goals. Counselling is not a one-size fits all experience. An individualized, strengths-based counselling approach can help you discover the best therapeutic tools for your needs and empower you in reaching your goals.
There are many pathways that you can take to move through challenges or around obstacles. A Mindful Quest strongly believes that you are the expert in your own lived experience and that you deserve a supportive and encouraging environment as you journey towards your goals. Counselling is not a one-size fits all experience. An individualized, strengths-based counselling approach can help you discover the best therapeutic tools for your needs and empower you in reaching your goals.
(306) 403-5646 View (306) 403-5646
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Stacy Taylor
Psychologist, MEd
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4P
Waitlist for new clients
As a practicing Registered Psychologist with Authorized Practice Endorsement (APE), I hold strong assessment and treatment skills. I spend the first few sessions asking a variety of questions to help identify any factors that may be contributing to your difficulties. You will then be provided with evidence based treatment options based on your unique needs and goals.
As a practicing Registered Psychologist with Authorized Practice Endorsement (APE), I hold strong assessment and treatment skills. I spend the first few sessions asking a variety of questions to help identify any factors that may be contributing to your difficulties. You will then be provided with evidence based treatment options based on your unique needs and goals.
(306) 993-1448 View (306) 993-1448
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Gateways Counselling
Psychologist, M Ed , Reg , Psych
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4S
Gateways Counselling offers a safe, supportive environment to explore issues and find solutions. We have a diverse team that honors and respects diversity. We support clients in clarifying their counselling goals and co-develop treatment plans. We check-in throughout treatment to ensure treatment goals are met or adjusted as needed. We ensure our clients have strategies that they can practice to ensure they are developing their own resources. We focus on a strengths-based approach; assisting clients to focus on their own strengths. We "follow" the client's lead, ensuring the counselling process follows an appropriate timeframe.
Gateways Counselling offers a safe, supportive environment to explore issues and find solutions. We have a diverse team that honors and respects diversity. We support clients in clarifying their counselling goals and co-develop treatment plans. We check-in throughout treatment to ensure treatment goals are met or adjusted as needed. We ensure our clients have strategies that they can practice to ensure they are developing their own resources. We focus on a strengths-based approach; assisting clients to focus on their own strengths. We "follow" the client's lead, ensuring the counselling process follows an appropriate timeframe.
(306) 992-2897 View (306) 992-2897
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Dr Darrell Davis Counselling Services
Psychologist, PhD, , RD, Psych
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4T
The goal of my therapy is to impart skills and knowledge to the client necessary to assist in expediting positive changes in self; as manifested in the client's reality and life experience. Client centered, with the client's needs in the forefront; therapeutically focused to assist with the client's overall quality of life by fostering a therapeutic relation that allows the client to focus on and understand life factors and their implications for personal growth and growth impediment. The therapeutic outcome being the promotion of positive cognitive, emotional and behavioral changes. (Authorized practice endorsement-diagnoses).
The goal of my therapy is to impart skills and knowledge to the client necessary to assist in expediting positive changes in self; as manifested in the client's reality and life experience. Client centered, with the client's needs in the forefront; therapeutically focused to assist with the client's overall quality of life by fostering a therapeutic relation that allows the client to focus on and understand life factors and their implications for personal growth and growth impediment. The therapeutic outcome being the promotion of positive cognitive, emotional and behavioral changes. (Authorized practice endorsement-diagnoses).
(306) 994-8392 View (306) 994-8392
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The Counselling Corner
Registered Social Worker, BSW, RSW, CT/RTC
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4P
If your goal is to improve your self care and mental health, I can assist you along your journey. It is a strength to attend counselling. With it you can learn to better problem solve and move forward in your life. When you are committed to yourself and the process of counselling you can learn to thrive! I primarily work with adults who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, addictions and grief. I have over 25 years experience, both as a psychiatric nurse and counsellor. My practice is trauma informed, anti-oppressive and inclusive. My hope is that you will feel empowered in a safe, caring, supportive enviornment.
If your goal is to improve your self care and mental health, I can assist you along your journey. It is a strength to attend counselling. With it you can learn to better problem solve and move forward in your life. When you are committed to yourself and the process of counselling you can learn to thrive! I primarily work with adults who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, addictions and grief. I have over 25 years experience, both as a psychiatric nurse and counsellor. My practice is trauma informed, anti-oppressive and inclusive. My hope is that you will feel empowered in a safe, caring, supportive enviornment.
(306) 400-5341 View (306) 400-5341
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Arcadian Counselling & Therapy
Registered Social Worker
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4V  (Online Only)
We understand how messy, intimidating, and overwhelming therapy can be. We strive to provide a supportive, non-judgemental space in our virtual sessions where you can enjoy the comforts of your own home. We have therapists who are able to address those pesky negative thoughts and who are able to pick a therapeutic approach based on your needs and goals. We want to encourage continued learning outside the counselling space by giving you the tools you need to do so. Client care and advocacy are important; if we don’t have the right tools you need, we won’t stop searching until we do!
We understand how messy, intimidating, and overwhelming therapy can be. We strive to provide a supportive, non-judgemental space in our virtual sessions where you can enjoy the comforts of your own home. We have therapists who are able to address those pesky negative thoughts and who are able to pick a therapeutic approach based on your needs and goals. We want to encourage continued learning outside the counselling space by giving you the tools you need to do so. Client care and advocacy are important; if we don’t have the right tools you need, we won’t stop searching until we do!
(306) 801-1119 View (306) 801-1119
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Strength Counselling Services
Counsellor, MEd, RCC, CCC, RSW, RP
Verified Verified
Regina, SK S4P  (Online Only)
We are an online counselling agency so do not provide services in person. Strength Counselling Services has licensed, experienced therapists who use evidence-based practices, prioritize client needs, and maintain ethical standards. We offer culturally sensitive, affordable services in a supportive environment. We offer a comprehensive goals assessment, regularly assess progress, and collaborate with other professionals. We provide transparency in our fees and for thirteen years now have held a positive reputation of trust, and client success. Lastly, ensuring our clients' privacy and confidentiality are of utmost importance to us.
We are an online counselling agency so do not provide services in person. Strength Counselling Services has licensed, experienced therapists who use evidence-based practices, prioritize client needs, and maintain ethical standards. We offer culturally sensitive, affordable services in a supportive environment. We offer a comprehensive goals assessment, regularly assess progress, and collaborate with other professionals. We provide transparency in our fees and for thirteen years now have held a positive reputation of trust, and client success. Lastly, ensuring our clients' privacy and confidentiality are of utmost importance to us.
(587) 605-1192 View (587) 605-1192

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Chronic Illness Counsellors

How does therapy for chronic illness work?

Many people living with a chronic illness may feel they cannot speak honestly about their experience out of embarrassment or fear of being a burden, or because those close to them do not understand, for example, that they may “look good” even if they do not feel good. Therapy sessions are an opportunity to speak openly with someone who knows their symptoms are not in their head and who can offer practical, proven suggestions for managing feelings of grief, shame, or fatigue, such as techniques to challenge unhelpful thoughts about symptoms and develop new ways to respond to them, such as distraction or calming breathing practices.

Can therapy help with physical symptoms of chronic illness?

Yes, especially if an individual with chronic illness has developed depression. People with depression are less likely to maintain their health treatment regimens or to take positive steps to manage physical symptoms when they arise, thereby potentially complicating their medical prognosis. Treatment of depression, through talk therapy, medication, or both, will often improve one’s physical state as it eases the emotional burden of illness.

What are the most effective treatment options for chronic illness?

No one living with a chronic illness, or their loved ones, should see depression as an unavoidable result of their condition. Instead, they should actively seek treatment. Research shows that people with depression are less likely to devote the required time and effort to maintaining or monitoring their health, and so therapy to limit the risk of depression can be vital for physical health as well. Therapeutic approaches such as cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based stress reduction have been found to help individuals reduce stress and anxiety.

How long does therapy for chronic illness take?

There is no set timeline for therapy for people living with chronic illnesses, but many will see a therapist for a number of weeks or months, typically spanning at least 12 weekly sessions. Some people feel that they experience progress faster than others but even some who quickly feel improvement may continue with sessions for months or years. Some people may benefit from maintenance therapy if their symptoms change or they experience a decline in physical health. Others find that the skills learned in short-term therapy can be used on an ongoing basis, even after therapy has concluded.