Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, CBT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin. Mental illness continues to be a taboo subject in many communities, despite the fact that it is a significant aspect of our overall health and well being. The fear that surrounds addressing mental illness leaves many people feeling silenced and isolated and can lead to physical illness overtime.
Strength-Based
(289) 278-0823
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin. Mental illness continues to be a taboo subject in many communities, despite the fact that it is a significant aspect of our overall health and well being. The fear that surrounds addressing mental illness leaves many people feeling silenced and isolated and can lead to physical illness overtime.
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BSc, BEd, MDiv, MACP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
David Leung is a Master’s level counsellor with a background in public education and spiritual care. David works with many concerns, including anxiety, stress, mood, depression, grief, identity, and relationship difficulties.
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(289) 274-5955
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Whitby, ON L1N
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David Leung is a Master’s level counsellor with a background in public education and spiritual care. David works with many concerns, including anxiety, stress, mood, depression, grief, identity, and relationship difficulties.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, RSW
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
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(289) 799-4089
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Whitby, ON L1N
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I am a Clinical Social Worker in Durham, ON providing psychotherapy services from a empowerment /strength perspective framework. My passion is helping individuals, couples, young adults and families in distress reach their highest level of functioning and potential in life; to find their unique voices and build positive relationships.
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Registered Psychotherapist, BAHons, MACP, ExA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our strengths-based, creativity-focused group clinic specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. We are experienced in working with children and adolescents who are dealing with challenges including anxiety, depression, self-harm, aggression/behaviour management, oppositional defiance, coping skills, social skills, ADHD, Autism-Spectrum (ASD), and Asperger's, as well as parent training. Additionally, we offer counselling to adults for a variety of life challenges including relationship/communication issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma (including survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault), grief, coping, self-acceptance, self-care, and anger management. **See website for Clinician bios incl. Counselling Intern**
Strength-Based
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Our strengths-based, creativity-focused group clinic specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. We are experienced in working with children and adolescents who are dealing with challenges including anxiety, depression, self-harm, aggression/behaviour management, oppositional defiance, coping skills, social skills, ADHD, Autism-Spectrum (ASD), and Asperger's, as well as parent training. Additionally, we offer counselling to adults for a variety of life challenges including relationship/communication issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma (including survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault), grief, coping, self-acceptance, self-care, and anger management. **See website for Clinician bios incl. Counselling Intern**
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Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, CCC, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My background is in Counselling Psychology. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a Registered Psychotherapist. I'm passionate about helping children and adults to address issues that have a negative impact on their mental health. I focus on building strong therapeutic relationships and use a goal-oriented approach to support clients in making progress that best fits their needs. I believe strongly in the effectiveness of wrap-around support and treatment planning. With approval of the client, this sometimes involves working with their family doctor or additional service providers when appropriate.
Strength-Based
(289) 677-1776
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
My background is in Counselling Psychology. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a Registered Psychotherapist. I'm passionate about helping children and adults to address issues that have a negative impact on their mental health. I focus on building strong therapeutic relationships and use a goal-oriented approach to support clients in making progress that best fits their needs. I believe strongly in the effectiveness of wrap-around support and treatment planning. With approval of the client, this sometimes involves working with their family doctor or additional service providers when appropriate.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BASc, BEd, MACP, RP (Q) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1M
There are many reasons why you may be thinking about connecting with support and I appreciate that it can require courage to reach out. My approach to therapy centers around the cultivation of a safe and non-judgmental space that supports healing and promotes meaningful and fulfilling living. I work to create space that centers around you, your unique experience, and the change that you would like to see for yourself. I provide confidential and secure support via video or phone. I believe in the importance of removing barriers and offering support that is comfortable, convenient, and accessible.
Strength-Based
(289) 802-2618
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Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
There are many reasons why you may be thinking about connecting with support and I appreciate that it can require courage to reach out. My approach to therapy centers around the cultivation of a safe and non-judgmental space that supports healing and promotes meaningful and fulfilling living. I work to create space that centers around you, your unique experience, and the change that you would like to see for yourself. I provide confidential and secure support via video or phone. I believe in the importance of removing barriers and offering support that is comfortable, convenient, and accessible.
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RN, BScN, MScN
Whitby, ON L1N
I am passionate about people and their overall well being. I work with youth and young adults who are transitioning from one phase in life to another (i.e. high-school to college/university or recently diagnosed with an illness or mental health disorder) and who are finding the change overwhelming and sometimes difficult to manage. I also work with individuals, families, and couples who are facing some of life’s tough realities such as the breakdown of a relationship, divorce, loss, grief, and bereavement. I also support people with a range of other mental health challenges like depression, anxiety disorders, and trauma.
Strength-Based
(365) 400-8355
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
I am passionate about people and their overall well being. I work with youth and young adults who are transitioning from one phase in life to another (i.e. high-school to college/university or recently diagnosed with an illness or mental health disorder) and who are finding the change overwhelming and sometimes difficult to manage. I also work with individuals, families, and couples who are facing some of life’s tough realities such as the breakdown of a relationship, divorce, loss, grief, and bereavement. I also support people with a range of other mental health challenges like depression, anxiety disorders, and trauma.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
We all may experience difficulties and stresses in life that can negatively affect how we feel about ourselves and our ability to live or lives. When problems take hold, we can feel stuck. It can be helpful to have a place to explore what is causing difficulty and find solutions to move out of the problem. I work with people who want to take their lives back from the effects of the problems they are stuggling with. Some examples of the problems I have helped clients with are depression, anger, grief, impacts of trauma, relationship difficulties, work/school related stress and effects of injustice.
Strength-Based
(647) 496-4547
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
We all may experience difficulties and stresses in life that can negatively affect how we feel about ourselves and our ability to live or lives. When problems take hold, we can feel stuck. It can be helpful to have a place to explore what is causing difficulty and find solutions to move out of the problem. I work with people who want to take their lives back from the effects of the problems they are stuggling with. Some examples of the problems I have helped clients with are depression, anger, grief, impacts of trauma, relationship difficulties, work/school related stress and effects of injustice.
Photo of Joanna LaCaprara, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1R
Life can present us with obstacles that leave us feeling distressed, stuck, and overwhelmed. Talking to an empathic listener can be a meaningful step towards well being. I am passionate about helping youth, adults, and families achieve their personal goals and cultivate resiliency. I have over 8 years of working experience in child and adolescent mental health. It is an honour to validate clients' unique strengths that can help them on their therapeutic journey to enhanced wellness. I also work within a school board and focus my skills in student mental health and attendance.
Strength-Based
(647) 697-3086
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1R
Strength-Based
Life can present us with obstacles that leave us feeling distressed, stuck, and overwhelmed. Talking to an empathic listener can be a meaningful step towards well being. I am passionate about helping youth, adults, and families achieve their personal goals and cultivate resiliency. I have over 8 years of working experience in child and adolescent mental health. It is an honour to validate clients' unique strengths that can help them on their therapeutic journey to enhanced wellness. I also work within a school board and focus my skills in student mental health and attendance.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RN, BA, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Namaste! I provide individual, relationship and marriage counselling, in a nonjudgmental, relaxed environment. Over the last 35 years I have worked with individuals and couples guiding, teaching and helping them by using an eclectic approach, and a variety of different types of modalities depending on the particular needs of my clients. I also provide family mediation and relationship counselling for couples who have split. I am a sex therapist, working with all couples and individuals. I specialize in many areas, as I believe all issues are connected, so to treat problems in isolation is unrealistic and can be short lived.
Strength-Based
(844) 331-0249
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Namaste! I provide individual, relationship and marriage counselling, in a nonjudgmental, relaxed environment. Over the last 35 years I have worked with individuals and couples guiding, teaching and helping them by using an eclectic approach, and a variety of different types of modalities depending on the particular needs of my clients. I also provide family mediation and relationship counselling for couples who have split. I am a sex therapist, working with all couples and individuals. I specialize in many areas, as I believe all issues are connected, so to treat problems in isolation is unrealistic and can be short lived.
Photo of Natasha Noble, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
There are many factors in life that contribute to each individual experiencing some level of stress. This is the result of any number of unique diverse variables. When that stress becomes unmanageable it can lead to a multitude of mental health issues and distress. I can support and help individuals, couples, or families implement and learn effective skills to cope with these.
Strength-Based
(365) 800-2143
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
There are many factors in life that contribute to each individual experiencing some level of stress. This is the result of any number of unique diverse variables. When that stress becomes unmanageable it can lead to a multitude of mental health issues and distress. I can support and help individuals, couples, or families implement and learn effective skills to cope with these.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP, EMDR II Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
"Do you find yourself struggling to move past your past? Do you feel stuck in the depths of depression? Are you struggling to manage your anger? Are you exhausted from dealing with anxiety or PTSD? If so, I sincerely want to work WITH you to achieve the life, and the inner peace you deserve." For the past 14 years, I've had the privilege of witnessing people's courage to share their stories and lives with me. Through sharing your difficulties with a counsellor you trust, and being willing to be vulnerable in a therapeutic relationship, change happens.
Strength-Based
(647) 697-4093
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
"Do you find yourself struggling to move past your past? Do you feel stuck in the depths of depression? Are you struggling to manage your anger? Are you exhausted from dealing with anxiety or PTSD? If so, I sincerely want to work WITH you to achieve the life, and the inner peace you deserve." For the past 14 years, I've had the privilege of witnessing people's courage to share their stories and lives with me. Through sharing your difficulties with a counsellor you trust, and being willing to be vulnerable in a therapeutic relationship, change happens.
Photo of Lisa Van Hezewijk, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Relationships are hard. When things aren't going well, there's nothing more difficult than trying to deal with another person, especially someone you love. It can leave you feeling overwhelmed, confused, heartbroken and alone. It can get you questioning everything you ever thought was real about your relationship and wonder how you'll ever get things right side up again. Don't give up. I know it's not easy, but it can get better.
Strength-Based
(905) 963-3734
Verified

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Relationships are hard. When things aren't going well, there's nothing more difficult than trying to deal with another person, especially someone you love. It can leave you feeling overwhelmed, confused, heartbroken and alone. It can get you questioning everything you ever thought was real about your relationship and wonder how you'll ever get things right side up again. Don't give up. I know it's not easy, but it can get better.
Photo of Corinn Phillips, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
I'd like to extend a warm welcome to you. As an experienced therapist, I understand that we are not meant to move through lifes' unexpected challenges, transitions and messy times alone. We are social beings and meaningful connection is central to our existence; our growth and our resilience.
Strength-Based
(365) 800-2132
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Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
I'd like to extend a warm welcome to you. As an experienced therapist, I understand that we are not meant to move through lifes' unexpected challenges, transitions and messy times alone. We are social beings and meaningful connection is central to our existence; our growth and our resilience.
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Psychologist, PhD, CPsych, MA, BA, BusAdm Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Sport Psychology has been our specialty for 3 decades. We are well known for having produced dozens of elite athletes who have reached their dreams as professionals in hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, horse racing and to obtain scholarships to dozens of top U.S. Colleges. We teach you how to conquer anxiety, frustration, depression, lack of consistency and how to develop mental toughness, confidence, concentration, flow, zone, self-esteem, resilience, adversity, belief in optimizing your potential, balance, perseverance and happiness. We have appeared in many magazines, newspapers, t.v. and radio shows.
Strength-Based
(905) 581-1015
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Sport Psychology has been our specialty for 3 decades. We are well known for having produced dozens of elite athletes who have reached their dreams as professionals in hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, horse racing and to obtain scholarships to dozens of top U.S. Colleges. We teach you how to conquer anxiety, frustration, depression, lack of consistency and how to develop mental toughness, confidence, concentration, flow, zone, self-esteem, resilience, adversity, belief in optimizing your potential, balance, perseverance and happiness. We have appeared in many magazines, newspapers, t.v. and radio shows.
Photo of Dorothy During-Gibbs, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CYW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
I am Registered Social Worker with over 8years of experience working with diverse individuals, children, youth and families of all ages and backgrounds. I firmly believe healing and growth can be found through human connection. I also believe in fostering a safe and brave space that welcomes vulnerability, self-compassion and authenticity for all. No one should ever feel alone on their journey to healing, that is why I aspire to provide guidance to you as you acknowledge your strengths and resiliency in achieving your personal goal.
Strength-Based
(365) 800-2395
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
I am Registered Social Worker with over 8years of experience working with diverse individuals, children, youth and families of all ages and backgrounds. I firmly believe healing and growth can be found through human connection. I also believe in fostering a safe and brave space that welcomes vulnerability, self-compassion and authenticity for all. No one should ever feel alone on their journey to healing, that is why I aspire to provide guidance to you as you acknowledge your strengths and resiliency in achieving your personal goal.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP(Q) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with 9 years experience working with Children, Youth and their Family. As Carl Rogers quoted “People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” I believe we sometimes need a safe and trusting space to understand our inner struggles and recognize ways to cope. I see my professional role as helping individuals recognize their own strengths and beauty by being present with them in their mental health journey.
Strength-Based
(289) 278-6921
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with 9 years experience working with Children, Youth and their Family. As Carl Rogers quoted “People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” I believe we sometimes need a safe and trusting space to understand our inner struggles and recognize ways to cope. I see my professional role as helping individuals recognize their own strengths and beauty by being present with them in their mental health journey.
Photo of Dana Collins, OT Reg. (Ont.), Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist, MScOT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1M
Are wondering how to help your teen with social anxiety? Or maybe depression is getting in the way of your teen’s success at school. Teens today experience a number of stressors in the world we live in. Your teen may find it difficult to cope with these pressures and transitions effectively. This can lead to anxiety,depression, to unhelpful coping styles or behaviors, and maybe even shutting down entirely.
Strength-Based
(289) 768-8189
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Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
Are wondering how to help your teen with social anxiety? Or maybe depression is getting in the way of your teen’s success at school. Teens today experience a number of stressors in the world we live in. Your teen may find it difficult to cope with these pressures and transitions effectively. This can lead to anxiety,depression, to unhelpful coping styles or behaviors, and maybe even shutting down entirely.
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Registered Psychotherapist, BAPsych, M EXAT Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
My own life experiences have led me on this journey. Since I can remember I have always had a heart to see people living the life they were meant to live and witness that potential in those that choose to work with me. I have been led to work in many parts of the world from India, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Malawi and right here in Toronto and the Durham Region directly with underprivileged, homeless or at-risk youth, survivors of human trafficking, people from different developmental stages and life transitions including seniors in long-term care. Sometimes things happen in life and we do not know how to unpack everything ourselves.
Strength-Based
(365) 653-0510
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
My own life experiences have led me on this journey. Since I can remember I have always had a heart to see people living the life they were meant to live and witness that potential in those that choose to work with me. I have been led to work in many parts of the world from India, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Malawi and right here in Toronto and the Durham Region directly with underprivileged, homeless or at-risk youth, survivors of human trafficking, people from different developmental stages and life transitions including seniors in long-term care. Sometimes things happen in life and we do not know how to unpack everything ourselves.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Mind Matters Psychotherapy & Creative Education has a team of Clinical Therapists who are dedicate to working with clients in unique ways which are tailored to the clients individual strengths and challenges. We have a diverse team of professionals such as Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Nurse Psychotherapists, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Accredited Music Therapist, and a Hynotherapist.
Strength-Based
(365) 300-1758
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Mind Matters Psychotherapy & Creative Education has a team of Clinical Therapists who are dedicate to working with clients in unique ways which are tailored to the clients individual strengths and challenges. We have a diverse team of professionals such as Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Nurse Psychotherapists, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Accredited Music Therapist, and a Hynotherapist.

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Strength-Based Counsellors
If you're looking for Strength-Based Therapy in Whitby or for a Whitby Strength-Based Therapy Counsellor these Counsellors provide Strength Based counselling. Strength-based therapy is a type of positive psychotherapy and counselling that focuses more on your internal strengths and resourcefulness, and less on weaknesses, failures, and shortcomings. This focus sets up a positive mindset that helps you build on you best qualities, find your strengths, improve resilience and change worldview to one that is more positive. A positive attitude, in turn, can help your expectations of yourself and others become more reasonable.

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

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