Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I partner with clients whose goals range from healing body shame and disordered eating to enhancing athletic performance or adjusting to living with chronic illness. Throughout the process, we explore new ways of relating with yourself, examine any obstacles along the way, and take manageable steps towards your goals. You get to decide how healing, recovery and growth will look like for you. I am simply a guide as you implement meaningful change and discover your own advocate, carer, and champion from within.
Strength-Based
(289) 275-6691
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
I partner with clients whose goals range from healing body shame and disordered eating to enhancing athletic performance or adjusting to living with chronic illness. Throughout the process, we explore new ways of relating with yourself, examine any obstacles along the way, and take manageable steps towards your goals. You get to decide how healing, recovery and growth will look like for you. I am simply a guide as you implement meaningful change and discover your own advocate, carer, and champion from within.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, MTA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am a Registered Psychotherapist Qualifying with the Ontario College of Psychotherapists and Accredited Music Therapist (MTA) with the Canadian Association of Music Therapy. I am passionate about supporting and empowering individuals on their journey to healing and well-being by focusing on the power of the music experience. I use music to facilitate healing for the mind, body and soul. Music psychotherapy can be used with the very young, right up to the very old. It can be used to treat a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, anger issues, acting out, eating disorders, PTSD, separation or divorce.
Strength-Based
(289) 600-7126
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
I am a Registered Psychotherapist Qualifying with the Ontario College of Psychotherapists and Accredited Music Therapist (MTA) with the Canadian Association of Music Therapy. I am passionate about supporting and empowering individuals on their journey to healing and well-being by focusing on the power of the music experience. I use music to facilitate healing for the mind, body and soul. Music psychotherapy can be used with the very young, right up to the very old. It can be used to treat a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, anger issues, acting out, eating disorders, PTSD, separation or divorce.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSSW, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I have a strong belief in the healing process of therapy and have worked for over 20 years supporting people who are in psychological and emotional pain. I help people find stability and reconnect with themselves, as they do the important work of reclaiming and changing their life for the better. Whether you have thought about trying therapy for a long time, perhaps it's a brand new idea, or even if you have done some "healing" work in the past and feel like it is time to tackle new challenges - I am here to help.
Strength-Based
(289) 809-9811
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
I have a strong belief in the healing process of therapy and have worked for over 20 years supporting people who are in psychological and emotional pain. I help people find stability and reconnect with themselves, as they do the important work of reclaiming and changing their life for the better. Whether you have thought about trying therapy for a long time, perhaps it's a brand new idea, or even if you have done some "healing" work in the past and feel like it is time to tackle new challenges - I am here to help.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP, RP-Q Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
***Currently offering Phone and Online Video sessions. If you are a Front Line Worker go to https://covid19therapists.com/ for Free Therapy over the Phone.*** When we feel overwhelmed, resentful, anxious, or unhappy, our emotions are telling us that something isn't right. Usually that is because we have started making decisions that are intended to protect us from feeling pain that we have felt before, pain that was too much too bare. When we discover what these patterns in our behaviour or relationships are, and what the pain or fear is that is underneath them, it can open up space for joy, creativity, and peace.
Strength-Based
(289) 803-3332
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
***Currently offering Phone and Online Video sessions. If you are a Front Line Worker go to https://covid19therapists.com/ for Free Therapy over the Phone.*** When we feel overwhelmed, resentful, anxious, or unhappy, our emotions are telling us that something isn't right. Usually that is because we have started making decisions that are intended to protect us from feeling pain that we have felt before, pain that was too much too bare. When we discover what these patterns in our behaviour or relationships are, and what the pain or fear is that is underneath them, it can open up space for joy, creativity, and peace.
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Registered Psychotherapist, M.Psy, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Have you ever experienced periods in your life where you are so troubled by stress, anxiety relationship difficulties, and/or depressed mood but is uncertain who to turn to talk about the issues in fear that you'll be misunderstood or that others simply just won't get what you're going through? If so, I would be happy to work with you to explore the issues troubling you. As a Psychotherapist, I have worked with a number of individuals ranging from ages 7 - 65+ from various ethnic backgrounds to help them work through a variety of issues. I have experience working with those in the LGBTQ community and marginalized groups.
Strength-Based
(289) 278-2494
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Have you ever experienced periods in your life where you are so troubled by stress, anxiety relationship difficulties, and/or depressed mood but is uncertain who to turn to talk about the issues in fear that you'll be misunderstood or that others simply just won't get what you're going through? If so, I would be happy to work with you to explore the issues troubling you. As a Psychotherapist, I have worked with a number of individuals ranging from ages 7 - 65+ from various ethnic backgrounds to help them work through a variety of issues. I have experience working with those in the LGBTQ community and marginalized groups.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Life and relationships can present us with challenges that you may not have anticipated or understand, or know how to cope with. Perhaps the way you have been coping is no longer working. If you are looking for a safe place to explore making changes in your life or relationships, and gain insights, please call me when you are ready to take the next step and I would be happy to speak with you and explore the option of working together.
Strength-Based
(855) 976-2893
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
Life and relationships can present us with challenges that you may not have anticipated or understand, or know how to cope with. Perhaps the way you have been coping is no longer working. If you are looking for a safe place to explore making changes in your life or relationships, and gain insights, please call me when you are ready to take the next step and I would be happy to speak with you and explore the option of working together.
Registered Psychotherapist, M.Phil, M.Ed, Diploma Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1P
I possess a passion to improve the quality of life by providing support to my clients to deal with challenges of daily life that affect them emotionally and mentally. Whether it is anger or depression; anxiety or panic attacks; settlement issues or teenage crisis; problems with relationships or challenges at work or school , I offer counselling to enable you to effectively deal with them.
Strength-Based
(289) 278-6379
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Whitby, ON L1P
Strength-Based
I possess a passion to improve the quality of life by providing support to my clients to deal with challenges of daily life that affect them emotionally and mentally. Whether it is anger or depression; anxiety or panic attacks; settlement issues or teenage crisis; problems with relationships or challenges at work or school , I offer counselling to enable you to effectively deal with them.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
Strength-Based
(289) 804-3654
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Sometimes reaching out for support during a stressful or challenging time can feel difficult or even overwhelming. My goal is to create a supportive and safe space for meaningful and insightful conversations with my clients. Through a gentle and empathetic approach, I aim to establish a sense of trust, safety, and comfort where clients can explore thoughts, feelings and discuss problems openly and honestly. Together we can work through challenges, set healthy goals, develop effective coping strategies, and explore new pathways towards becoming your best self.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RPC, MPCC, ATC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Within my practice I welcome adolescents, adults, couples and groups. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my clients, as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula. I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, and is aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and to move towards different more desirable outcomes.
Strength-Based
(855) 997-6841
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Within my practice I welcome adolescents, adults, couples and groups. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my clients, as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula. I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, and is aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and to move towards different more desirable outcomes.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1M
Since 2007, I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families to facilitate positive change within their lives. My professional experience includes providing therapy in the culturally-diverse communities of Fort Lauderdale and Toronto. With empathy and a respect for self-determination, I am committed to building a trusting relationship with my clients so that they feel safe to share their experiences, identify patterns in their lives, and explore opportunities for personal growth.
Strength-Based
(905) 655-0752
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Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
Since 2007, I have had the pleasure of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families to facilitate positive change within their lives. My professional experience includes providing therapy in the culturally-diverse communities of Fort Lauderdale and Toronto. With empathy and a respect for self-determination, I am committed to building a trusting relationship with my clients so that they feel safe to share their experiences, identify patterns in their lives, and explore opportunities for personal growth.
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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.
Photo of Kaysia Taylor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
If you are experiencing emotional challenges that are getting in the way of the things you want to do, going where you want to or just causing you discomfort, we can work together to get you feeling better again. Dealing with these feelings/difficulties can be overwhelming; so I want to help tap into your internal resources and strengths to meet your goals, relieve your distress and improve your coping skills. I use psychotherapy treatments that are heavily researched & effective (i.e. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness etc.) to treat depression, anxiety & other related emotional difficulties.
Strength-Based
(647) 360-6613
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
If you are experiencing emotional challenges that are getting in the way of the things you want to do, going where you want to or just causing you discomfort, we can work together to get you feeling better again. Dealing with these feelings/difficulties can be overwhelming; so I want to help tap into your internal resources and strengths to meet your goals, relieve your distress and improve your coping skills. I use psychotherapy treatments that are heavily researched & effective (i.e. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness etc.) to treat depression, anxiety & other related emotional difficulties.
Photo of April Haze Counselling Services, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Does life sometimes feel like it’s just too much? Do you find yourself constantly searching for happiness while trying to manage feelings of stress, sadness, anxiety, anger, guilt, overwhelm, etc? I work with clients to get to the bottom of what is stopping them from leading a fulfilling life, meeting their goals, and effectively coping with life’s ups and downs. I offer a safe space for my clients to openly, and non-judgmentally share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences; to learn to manage their lives effectively and with integrity; and to make meaningful and lasting changes in their lives.
Strength-Based
(289) 274-8358
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
Does life sometimes feel like it’s just too much? Do you find yourself constantly searching for happiness while trying to manage feelings of stress, sadness, anxiety, anger, guilt, overwhelm, etc? I work with clients to get to the bottom of what is stopping them from leading a fulfilling life, meeting their goals, and effectively coping with life’s ups and downs. I offer a safe space for my clients to openly, and non-judgmentally share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences; to learn to manage their lives effectively and with integrity; and to make meaningful and lasting changes in their lives.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you or your teen feeling alone, overwhelmed or experiencing grief? Reaching out for support is a courageous first step towards making changes or healing from a loss. I provide a compassionate and collaborative environment and specialize in the experience of grief, loss and life transitions including bereavement, end stages of life, chronic illness, dementia, caregiving, stress, anxiety, depression and emotional eating. When we are experiencing challenges, transitions or loss, we can benefit from an opportunity to explore what is impacting our emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological well-being, and to reflect on what we have lost and what remains.
Strength-Based
(866) 702-9640
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Are you or your teen feeling alone, overwhelmed or experiencing grief? Reaching out for support is a courageous first step towards making changes or healing from a loss. I provide a compassionate and collaborative environment and specialize in the experience of grief, loss and life transitions including bereavement, end stages of life, chronic illness, dementia, caregiving, stress, anxiety, depression and emotional eating. When we are experiencing challenges, transitions or loss, we can benefit from an opportunity to explore what is impacting our emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological well-being, and to reflect on what we have lost and what remains.
Photo of Dana Collins, OT Reg. (Ont.), Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist, MSc.OT 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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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.
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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 Onyx Therapeutics, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RSW, PhD Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Managing personal wellbeing, relationships, friendships, parenthood, family, finances and career is a lot for anybody to balance. If you struggle with feelings of overwhelm, stress, anxiety, depression, guilt, grief, anger or uncertainty, you are in the right place and we can help you.
Strength-Based
(289) 806-5074
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Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Managing personal wellbeing, relationships, friendships, parenthood, family, finances and career is a lot for anybody to balance. If you struggle with feelings of overwhelm, stress, anxiety, depression, guilt, grief, anger or uncertainty, you are in the right place and we can help you.
Photo of Brittany Sirtonski, Registered Psychotherapist
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**
Photo of Clinical Consultation & Counselling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RSSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.
Strength-Based
(289) 769-9570
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
We all experience stress. How we cope with stress either past or present is the challenge. It is possible to acquire coping strategies to not only reduce stress but to reach a place of happiness and resolution. I have been working with individual adults, adolescents, children, as well as, couples, and families for 40 years. I see people who are concerned about a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, family and marital conflict, parenting, and behaviour management. I have been in positions of program manager, clinical director, and clinical consultant.

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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.