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 Deborah Anne MacDonald, Registered Psychotherapist
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
Verified
View

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.
Photo of Michelle Nicholson
BSc Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Suffering is a part of life. It is something we all have in common, yet can feel so alone and isolated in. It can present in many ways, whether it been through depression, anxiety, anger, and it can impact many areas of our lives such as activities of daily living, our ability to function socially and cognitively, and our adaptability to stress. For some, being resilient in the face of struggle comes naturally whereas for others, this is something we must actively work towards. Through the therapeutic process, I strive to help you to uncover your own resiliency and inner strength to persevere in the face of struggle.
Strength-Based
(289) 809-6955
Verified
View

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Suffering is a part of life. It is something we all have in common, yet can feel so alone and isolated in. It can present in many ways, whether it been through depression, anxiety, anger, and it can impact many areas of our lives such as activities of daily living, our ability to function socially and cognitively, and our adaptability to stress. For some, being resilient in the face of struggle comes naturally whereas for others, this is something we must actively work towards. Through the therapeutic process, I strive to help you to uncover your own resiliency and inner strength to persevere in the face of struggle.
Photo of Sirtonski Wellness Space, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA Hons, MACP, ExA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
Strength-Based
(647) 952-9741
Verified
View

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
I recognize how truly challenging it can be to reach out for support. Because of this, I take great care to ensure that you feel safe, comfortable, & connected in our time together so you are able to share, heal, & grow. I work with you to help you learn more about yourself, enhance your coping strategies, manage self-harm and suicidal ideation, and deal with relationship and family challenges. I support my clients in feeling heard and understood throughout our time together and ensure that I am supporting you with what you feel is truly important.
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
Verified
View

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**
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, Hon BA, BSW, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
* Accepting new clients* I am Magdalene Acquah, a Clinical Social Worker and a Psychotherapist. I hold a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from University of Toronto and a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Social Workers. I have been providing psychotherapy to children, families, adolescents, adults, and couples over a decade. My passion stemmed from a broad range of personal and professional experiences. It has always been my desire to work with people seeking help to address various personal issues through counseling and psychotherapy. I have always believed that a healthy mind forms the premise of healthy life
Strength-Based
(647) 370-6417
Verified
View

Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
* Accepting new clients* I am Magdalene Acquah, a Clinical Social Worker and a Psychotherapist. I hold a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from University of Toronto and a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Social Workers. I have been providing psychotherapy to children, families, adolescents, adults, and couples over a decade. My passion stemmed from a broad range of personal and professional experiences. It has always been my desire to work with people seeking help to address various personal issues through counseling and psychotherapy. I have always believed that a healthy mind forms the premise of healthy life
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
Verified
View

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.
MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
As a practicum student, I am beginning my practice working with youth and adults experiencing mood and stress concerns. With more than 5 years working in the healthcare field, my passion for supporting others in their healing journey is now taking a new shape!
Strength-Based
(905) 665-8150
Verified
View

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
As a practicum student, I am beginning my practice working with youth and adults experiencing mood and stress concerns. With more than 5 years working in the healthcare field, my passion for supporting others in their healing journey is now taking a new shape!
Photo of Lilly J. Nelson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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.
Strength-Based
(289) 799-4089
View

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
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.
Photo of Julia Rick Wellness Consulting, Registered Psychotherapist
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
Verified
View

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.
Photo of Making Connections Counselling- Steve Chiasson, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, BA, CPGC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits in an attempt to cope. My approach focuses on learning to effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships and on living life in a manner consistent with your values. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Strength-Based
(289) 677-1922
Verified
View

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Our mind can be our greatest resource and at times our worst enemy. Managing the unhealthy chatter of our mind can prove to be our greatest challenge. Unhelpful responses to our thoughts, feelings and life situations can cause anxiety and depression problems as well the reliance on unhealthy habits in an attempt to cope. My approach focuses on learning to effectively managing our thoughts, feelings and relationships and on living life in a manner consistent with your values. I welcome the opportunity to work with individuals to overcome difficulties, to achieve goals and to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Photo of Ashley Henderson, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Feeling overwhelmed, slowed down, hopeless or alone? Well you are not alone. My role is to walk with you down the path of self-understanding, acceptance and fulfillment. My goal is to help you take control back over your life and empower you to move forward down the path you want to create for yourself. I work primarily with adults, teenagers, and children who are experiencing anxiety, depression, conflict within relationships, issues related to self-esteem and body image, dealing with the emotional impact of divorce and people who are in general just feeling overwhelmed within their daily life.
Strength-Based
(289) 277-2806
Verified
View

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Feeling overwhelmed, slowed down, hopeless or alone? Well you are not alone. My role is to walk with you down the path of self-understanding, acceptance and fulfillment. My goal is to help you take control back over your life and empower you to move forward down the path you want to create for yourself. I work primarily with adults, teenagers, and children who are experiencing anxiety, depression, conflict within relationships, issues related to self-esteem and body image, dealing with the emotional impact of divorce and people who are in general just feeling overwhelmed within their daily life.
Photo of Dylan Zambrano, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Life is full of demands and responsibilities that can feel overwhelming. Emotions and negative thoughts can interfere with you feeling and performing at your best. You want something to change but untangling these patterns seems too difficult. Mental health doesn’t have to be this hard. When you learn to harness your emotions and thoughts they can begin to work with you and not against you, allowing you to take ownership of your life. I believe this resilience is a skill we all have the capacity to acquire. My goal is to make quality mental health therapy simple and effective, so you can live a happier and more productive life.
Strength-Based
(289) 207-5153
Verified
View

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
Life is full of demands and responsibilities that can feel overwhelming. Emotions and negative thoughts can interfere with you feeling and performing at your best. You want something to change but untangling these patterns seems too difficult. Mental health doesn’t have to be this hard. When you learn to harness your emotions and thoughts they can begin to work with you and not against you, allowing you to take ownership of your life. I believe this resilience is a skill we all have the capacity to acquire. My goal is to make quality mental health therapy simple and effective, so you can live a happier and more productive life.
Photo of Laura Luz, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, CFM, RegCRPO, MTC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Laura is a Therapist, Intuitive Guide, Spiritual Director, Hypnotist and Mediator. She uses various methods which assist anyone who is pursuing either personal healing or an awakened sense of their spiritual path. Trauma and emotional pain are a regular part of the human experience, and there are times when having an objective navigator may accelerate one's understanding, acceptance and personal expansion. Laura offers her services to all those who resonate with her words and energy. She is a perceptive observer, a wisdom teacher and a natural uplifter. A phone call can discern if working together will be a match.
Strength-Based
(855) 640-2646
Verified
View

Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Strength-Based
Laura is a Therapist, Intuitive Guide, Spiritual Director, Hypnotist and Mediator. She uses various methods which assist anyone who is pursuing either personal healing or an awakened sense of their spiritual path. Trauma and emotional pain are a regular part of the human experience, and there are times when having an objective navigator may accelerate one's understanding, acceptance and personal expansion. Laura offers her services to all those who resonate with her words and energy. She is a perceptive observer, a wisdom teacher and a natural uplifter. A phone call can discern if working together will be a match.
Photo of Erinn Bickle, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
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
Verified
View

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.
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
Verified
View

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.
Photo of Kerrie Kortis, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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
Verified
View

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.
Photo of Iren Karki
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
**Offering sliding scale rates** I work with a broad range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body-image, life transitions, and challenging family or life circumstances. I strongly believe that my clients have the power to bring about positive change in their own lives. I am here to encourage and empower them throughout the sessions together. I do my best to foster a safe and open space where change can occur.
Strength-Based
(365) 804-5290
Verified
View

Whitby, ON L1N
Strength-Based
**Offering sliding scale rates** I work with a broad range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, body-image, life transitions, and challenging family or life circumstances. I strongly believe that my clients have the power to bring about positive change in their own lives. I am here to encourage and empower them throughout the sessions together. I do my best to foster a safe and open space where change can occur.
Photo of ADWO Counselling & Consulting Services, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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
Verified
View

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.
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
Verified
View

Office is near:
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.

See more therapy options for Whitby

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.