Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
We all experience life difficulties and stressors, sometimes leading to increased worry, a low mood and/or general unhappiness and discontentment. Engaging in psychotherapy can assist with creating a new perspective as well as the development of coping strategies, goals and the exploration of strengths and values. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with youth and adults experiencing difficulties with substance use, depression, anxiety, stress and general emotion management concerns.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 512-2438
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
We all experience life difficulties and stressors, sometimes leading to increased worry, a low mood and/or general unhappiness and discontentment. Engaging in psychotherapy can assist with creating a new perspective as well as the development of coping strategies, goals and the exploration of strengths and values. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have over 11 years of clinical experience working with youth and adults experiencing difficulties with substance use, depression, anxiety, stress and general emotion management concerns.
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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.
Suicidal Ideation
(855) 997-6841
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
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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MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Kristen is a pre-licensed intern therapist specializing in counselling and creative therapy. She has worked with a variety of demographics including teens, adults, and seniors in both clinical and community settings. Her approach to therapy is client-centered and trauma-informed and she has a keen ear for supporting and treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders and COVID-19 related burn-out and stress. Kristen believes in working collaboratively, encouraging her clients to set the pace for treatment as they strive towards healing in a safe, judgement-free environment.
Suicidal Ideation
(365) 653-5412
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
Kristen is a pre-licensed intern therapist specializing in counselling and creative therapy. She has worked with a variety of demographics including teens, adults, and seniors in both clinical and community settings. Her approach to therapy is client-centered and trauma-informed and she has a keen ear for supporting and treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders and COVID-19 related burn-out and stress. Kristen believes in working collaboratively, encouraging her clients to set the pace for treatment as they strive towards healing in a safe, judgement-free environment.
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.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 677-1776
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
My passion is helping couples, children and families in distress find their unique voices and build positive relationships. I hold a Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Studies from the University of Guelph and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto. I have been practicing for over 15 years in both the private and public sectors including Children's Aid Society, Bridgepoint Health and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences. My practice is informed by a range of therapy models including, crisis formulation, conflict resolution, narrative and emotion focused therapies.
Suicidal Ideation
(855) 463-0565
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
My passion is helping couples, children and families in distress find their unique voices and build positive relationships. I hold a Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Studies from the University of Guelph and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto. I have been practicing for over 15 years in both the private and public sectors including Children's Aid Society, Bridgepoint Health and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences. My practice is informed by a range of therapy models including, crisis formulation, conflict resolution, narrative and emotion focused therapies.
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Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA (c) Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Wondering why you may be feeling aimless, overwhelmed, empty or unfulfilled? Usually, this means there's something deeper going on inside us. Oftentimes, we have difficulty giving those feelings a voice but know deep down on some level, we may need to in order to enhance our well-being, meet our goals, and be more loving, vibrant and free. To make a meaningful inward discovery we must unearth how our patterns, interactions, relationships, emotions, and thoughts live and breathe in our everyday lives. Strength, clarity and power are rooted within your authentic self and may hold the answers you are seeking. Let's get there together!
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 273-0039
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
Wondering why you may be feeling aimless, overwhelmed, empty or unfulfilled? Usually, this means there's something deeper going on inside us. Oftentimes, we have difficulty giving those feelings a voice but know deep down on some level, we may need to in order to enhance our well-being, meet our goals, and be more loving, vibrant and free. To make a meaningful inward discovery we must unearth how our patterns, interactions, relationships, emotions, and thoughts live and breathe in our everyday lives. Strength, clarity and power are rooted within your authentic self and may hold the answers you are seeking. Let's get there together!
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you feeling tired or sick of feeling sick and tired? Not sure what to do or where to turn? You have come to the right place! At Genesis Counselling Services, we provide services to address the whole person, mind, body and spirit. We provide a wide variety of counselling and therapeutic support to children, teens, young adults, and families. Lead therapist - Carl has worked in the social services field for 20 years, providing clinical support to children, youth, adults, and families. Carl's non-judgmental approach and easy going personality puts clients at ease, which creates a climate for open and honest dialogue.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 205-1305
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
Are you feeling tired or sick of feeling sick and tired? Not sure what to do or where to turn? You have come to the right place! At Genesis Counselling Services, we provide services to address the whole person, mind, body and spirit. We provide a wide variety of counselling and therapeutic support to children, teens, young adults, and families. Lead therapist - Carl has worked in the social services field for 20 years, providing clinical support to children, youth, adults, and families. Carl's non-judgmental approach and easy going personality puts clients at ease, which creates a climate for open and honest dialogue.
Photo of Darlene Peel, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
My work with individuals and families began over twenty-five years ago. I have a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, where I majored in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. In addition to being a therapist, I am also a certified teacher in Ontario with a Specialist in Special Education. As a professional counsellor I have helped people with: loss and grief, couple conflict and communication, stress management, addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, parenting, family dynamics, trauma and abuse, life transitions, and self-esteem. An area of interest is working with families who have children with developmental differences.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 806-3250
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
My work with individuals and families began over twenty-five years ago. I have a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, where I majored in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. In addition to being a therapist, I am also a certified teacher in Ontario with a Specialist in Special Education. As a professional counsellor I have helped people with: loss and grief, couple conflict and communication, stress management, addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, parenting, family dynamics, trauma and abuse, life transitions, and self-esteem. An area of interest is working with families who have children with developmental differences.
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Psychologist, PhD, CPsych Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
A lifelong concern for the distressed and disadvantaged led me to the art of healing through the science of Psychology. My private practice with adults & couples provides treatment for a range of concerns including; relationship and identity issues, depression, anxiety, grief, anger, trauma, dissociation, and LGBTQ challenges. My approach is to understand from your perspective, the difficulties you are experiencing, and how they are affecting your life. I then use an integration of therapy models tailored to your needs, to help you find relief from distress and a sustainable resolution.
Suicidal Ideation
(844) 402-2594
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
A lifelong concern for the distressed and disadvantaged led me to the art of healing through the science of Psychology. My private practice with adults & couples provides treatment for a range of concerns including; relationship and identity issues, depression, anxiety, grief, anger, trauma, dissociation, and LGBTQ challenges. My approach is to understand from your perspective, the difficulties you are experiencing, and how they are affecting your life. I then use an integration of therapy models tailored to your needs, to help you find relief from distress and a sustainable resolution.
Photo of Diane M Cassidy, Registered Psychotherapist
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.
Suicidal Ideation
(844) 331-0249
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
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 Joshua Johnston, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 312-8967
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
In therapy, I hope to join with clients in creating an environment where openness and exploration is safe. My approach in therapy is one of respect, empathy, and nurturance, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and circumstance. I provide both short and long term counselling drawing from a variety of therapeutic models including: cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and narrative approaches to therapy. Regardless of modality, it is always my goal to aid the process of self-discovery leading to empowerment, clarity, and authentic life opportunities.
Photo of Janna K Comrie, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Hello There, If you're dealing with anxiety, depression and/or a traumatic experience, I may be the therapist for you! I work a lot with teens and adults who have experienced trauma and exhibit a variety of symptoms including dissociation, anxiety, panic attacks, depression and phobias. I have experience working with the LGBTQ community as well as individuals from a variety of religious backgrounds (I have an interest in world religions).
Suicidal Ideation
(855) 743-8233
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
Hello There, If you're dealing with anxiety, depression and/or a traumatic experience, I may be the therapist for you! I work a lot with teens and adults who have experienced trauma and exhibit a variety of symptoms including dissociation, anxiety, panic attacks, depression and phobias. I have experience working with the LGBTQ community as well as individuals from a variety of religious backgrounds (I have an interest in world religions).
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.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 799-4089
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
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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Counsellor, MC, RP, CCC Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
It takes courage to begin therapy, and yet it is also your first step towards bringing about the change you desire. It takes belief in self that you are capable of becoming the person you want to be. I work with you to provide a safe, supportive environment that is based on trust that allows you to realize your own potential for growth beyond the difficulties you face. I have witnessed countless times clients who have shown how much they can overcome. Together we apply a mindfulness therapeutic approach, grounded in efficacy-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Therapy and other.
Suicidal Ideation
(855) 914-2740
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
It takes courage to begin therapy, and yet it is also your first step towards bringing about the change you desire. It takes belief in self that you are capable of becoming the person you want to be. I work with you to provide a safe, supportive environment that is based on trust that allows you to realize your own potential for growth beyond the difficulties you face. I have witnessed countless times clients who have shown how much they can overcome. Together we apply a mindfulness therapeutic approach, grounded in efficacy-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Therapy and other.
Photo of Christine Johansen, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MACP, OAMHP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
I am passionate about treating children, youth, and their families using approaches that are tailored to best meeting client’s unique needs and challenges. I am dedicated to meeting clients where they are at, and working with them to achieve improvements and create opportunity for them to be the person they want to be in life. I have extensive experience working with at-risk youth who are struggling with bullying, violence, depression, and self-harm. I also work with young children using play therapy and art therapy techniques as a way to provide psychoeducation and allow for expression and development of coping skills.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 210-0581
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
I am passionate about treating children, youth, and their families using approaches that are tailored to best meeting client’s unique needs and challenges. I am dedicated to meeting clients where they are at, and working with them to achieve improvements and create opportunity for them to be the person they want to be in life. I have extensive experience working with at-risk youth who are struggling with bullying, violence, depression, and self-harm. I also work with young children using play therapy and art therapy techniques as a way to provide psychoeducation and allow for expression and development of coping skills.
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**
Suicidal Ideation
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
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 Fatima Tahir, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Are you or your teenager struggling with anxiety, depression, or borderline personality disorder? Have you been drinking or abusing drugs in an effort to self-medicate? Do you need help managing stress, chronic pain, or the effects of trauma? You can identify the emotions that are holding you back and learn to cope successfully. If you need help recovering from difficult childhood experiences, sexual abuse, or other forms of trauma, contact me to get the help that you or your child need. Together, we will work on building your strengths, gaining insights, and building the coping skills that help you build a better life.
Suicidal Ideation
(365) 655-0851 x3
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
Are you or your teenager struggling with anxiety, depression, or borderline personality disorder? Have you been drinking or abusing drugs in an effort to self-medicate? Do you need help managing stress, chronic pain, or the effects of trauma? You can identify the emotions that are holding you back and learn to cope successfully. If you need help recovering from difficult childhood experiences, sexual abuse, or other forms of trauma, contact me to get the help that you or your child need. Together, we will work on building your strengths, gaining insights, and building the coping skills that help you build a better life.
Photo of Roisin McIlwee - Restorative Mind Body Connections, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
You may be struggling with feelings of sadness, hopelessness, fear or anger. If you’re facing a crisis, or feeling like life just shouldn’t be this difficult, then you have come to the right place. You didn't cause all of your life's problems, but the good news is that you don't have to wait for anyone to repair the impact of them. I work in a gentle, compassionate and non-judgmental way to help restore balance and connection to the mind and body. Once balance is restored, relationships – whether it be with self or others – begin to improve. Restoring connection is what creates a life of fulfilment and meaning.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 206-2258
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
You may be struggling with feelings of sadness, hopelessness, fear or anger. If you’re facing a crisis, or feeling like life just shouldn’t be this difficult, then you have come to the right place. You didn't cause all of your life's problems, but the good news is that you don't have to wait for anyone to repair the impact of them. I work in a gentle, compassionate and non-judgmental way to help restore balance and connection to the mind and body. Once balance is restored, relationships – whether it be with self or others – begin to improve. Restoring connection is what creates a life of fulfilment and meaning.
Photo of New Roots Therapy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSc, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1N
Struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem? Looking to improve the connection and communication in your intimate relationship? We can help! Our team of therapists are experienced in working with a wide range of concerns and have clinical training in several therapeutic approaches. With specialized training in relational therapy, we understand that problems do not exist within a vacuum. We work with our clients - individuals, couples, and families - to explore their concerns within the larger context of their lives. Our clinic also offers naturopathic services and behaviour consultation for children, teens, and their families.
Suicidal Ideation
(844) 331-0426
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
Struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem? Looking to improve the connection and communication in your intimate relationship? We can help! Our team of therapists are experienced in working with a wide range of concerns and have clinical training in several therapeutic approaches. With specialized training in relational therapy, we understand that problems do not exist within a vacuum. We work with our clients - individuals, couples, and families - to explore their concerns within the larger context of their lives. Our clinic also offers naturopathic services and behaviour consultation for children, teens, and their families.
Photo of Donna Sherman,
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.
Suicidal Ideation
(365) 400-8355
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Whitby, ON L1N
Suicidal Ideation
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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Suicidal Ideation Counsellors
If you have suicidal thoughts and you're in L1N, please call a L1N counsellors from the list above.

Suicide is a tragic event with strong emotional repercussions for its survivors. Especially for parents of suicide victims, since so many suicides occur amongst young people and teenagers.

Learn more here about teenage suicide and suicide in general. Or contact a counsellor in L1N who can help with counselling you or a family member or loved one who may have suicidal thoughts or suffer from suicidal ideation -or you just plain fear may take their life.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in L1N are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counsellor in L1N you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in L1N and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in L1N or family therapy in L1N.