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Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP

Strength Zone Holistic Counselling

Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
6 Endorsed
282 Main St. N, Suite 200, Uxbridge, ON L9P
Let's Connect (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
We have options for both individuals and couples. If you are feeling stuck in your life or your relationship, we can help you to learn new skills to manage them, and we assist couples to re-discover the intimacy that can often go missing at times.
We will help you to uncover what is getting in the way of living your optimal life and to build new skills to manage. If your relationship is struggling, we can help you both to view the problem in a different way, and to learn new skills to re-connect and recover the intimacy that can sometimes go missing in all relationships.
Most people will experience emotional problems at some point in their life, and all relationships can have conflict creep in and cause disconnection and distance. Despite theses difficulties, proper resolution can help bring vitality back into your life, and relationship coaching can actually lead to a deeper connection between you and your partner.
Call or Strength Zone Holistic Counselling now for a free 15 minute consultation - (289) 274-7936

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

(Located inside Young Chiroporactic)

282 Main St. N, Suite 200

Uxbridge, ON L9P

(289) 274-7936

Oshawa, ON L1G

We offer both in-person and online counselling. Our free 15 minute consult will help you decide on the best option.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Couples Counselling 
$175 Per Session  
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

(Located inside Young Chiroporactic)

282 Main St. N, Suite 200

Uxbridge, ON L9P

(289) 274-7936

Oshawa, ON L1G

We offer both in-person and online counselling. Our free 15 minute consult will help you decide on the best option.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Couples Counselling 
$175 Per Session  
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $175
  • Couple Sessions $190
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP

Qualifications

    Registered Psychotherapist: Richard Bates
  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by Province of Ontario / 008819 Richard Bates
  • In Practice for 10 Years
  • Membership with Crisis Workers Society of Ontario
  • Membership with Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • Attended Yorkville University, Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology
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People have different histories and different challenges, so I use a variety of approaches depending on the specific needs of my clients.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP
"
People have different histories and different challenges, so I use a variety of approaches depending on the specific needs of my clients.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Couples Counselling

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Career Guidance
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
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Therapy is a collaborative process of connection, information gathering, assessment, and practice. Typically my clients report positive outcomes with symptom improvement early on in treatment.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP
"
Therapy is a collaborative process of connection, information gathering, assessment, and practice. Typically my clients report positive outcomes with symptom improvement early on in treatment.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP

6 Endorsements

Diana Mahoney
Diana Mahoney
Clinical Social Work/TherapistLCSW
Richard is a caring and dedicated practitioner whom I would wholeheartedly recommend. His compassionate approach is evident his work and it is apparent he is committed to helping clients achieve the changes they seek.
Caitlin Wick
Caitlin Wick
CounsellorMSEdLGPC
Richard brings diverse experience and insight to his work with clients. His humor, encouragement, and authenticity help create a safe and supportive therapeutic space for individuals and couples.
Susan A. Packer
Susan A. Packer
Registered PsychotherapistRPMDivBEdBASc
Richard brings a wealth of experience and training to his counselling practice. His passion to help people heal is evidenced in his approach as he skillfully guides his clients toward the changes they desire.
Nicole Bolotenko
Nicole Bolotenko
Registered PsychotherapistMEdRP
Richard is an insightful, caring and accepting counsellor. When working with him, I have often found him to be eager to continue growing his own skills and abilities for his clients' goals and wellness.

Client Focus

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Gay Allied
Single Mother

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Gay Allied
Single Mother

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP

Groups

Location

Primary Location

(Located inside Young Chiroporactic)

282 Main St. N, Suite 200

Uxbridge, ON L9P

(289) 274-7936

Additional Location

Oshawa, ON L1G

(289) 274-7936

Nearby Areas

Postal Codes

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We offer both in-person and online counselling. Our free 15 minute consult will help you decide on the best option.
Call for a free consultation now - (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP
"
We offer both in-person and online counselling. Our free 15 minute consult will help you decide on the best option.
Call for a free consultation now - (289) 274-7936
Photo of Richard Bates - Strength Zone Holistic Counselling, MA, Bsc, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP