Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CHyp Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1R
Whether you are searching for extra support and guidance through an overwhelming situation, or you feel ready to tackle unresolved issues from the past, I'd be honoured to walk that journey with you and help you eliminate the issues that you are struggling with. My goal is to accompany you on a journey towards balance, growth, strength and consolidation, where you can share your thoughts and feelings in a comfortable and non-judgmental environment.
Suicidal Ideation
(613) 909-4681
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Ottawa, ON K1R
Suicidal Ideation
Whether you are searching for extra support and guidance through an overwhelming situation, or you feel ready to tackle unresolved issues from the past, I'd be honoured to walk that journey with you and help you eliminate the issues that you are struggling with. My goal is to accompany you on a journey towards balance, growth, strength and consolidation, where you can share your thoughts and feelings in a comfortable and non-judgmental environment.
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Psychologist, PhD, CPsych Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1H
I am a clinical and forensic psychologist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and the Founder & Executive Director of the Ottawa Centre for Resilience (www.ocfr.ca), a mental health centre for childhood trauma & dissociation, attachment, adoption, and high-conflict families for Ottawa and surrounding areas. Our clinicians have additional training in a variety of evidence-based trauma-informed approaches for treating children, youth, adults, and families, including psycho-biologically and somatic based approaches, such as EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, SMART, and Brainspotting.
Suicidal Ideation
(613) 714-0662
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Ottawa, ON K1H
Suicidal Ideation
I am a clinical and forensic psychologist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and the Founder & Executive Director of the Ottawa Centre for Resilience (www.ocfr.ca), a mental health centre for childhood trauma & dissociation, attachment, adoption, and high-conflict families for Ottawa and surrounding areas. Our clinicians have additional training in a variety of evidence-based trauma-informed approaches for treating children, youth, adults, and families, including psycho-biologically and somatic based approaches, such as EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, SMART, and Brainspotting.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, CCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Ottawa, ON K0A
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. As a human, I have always been interested in what makes a person who they are. Realizing that one’s past can leave an imprint on who they are in the future. I believe that we all have wounds from our past whether it be from relationships, hurtful words, or experiences that have shaped who we are and how others see us. I am here to support individuals and couples through whatever has brought them to make changes to their future selves.
Suicidal Ideation
(343) 306-1477
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Office is near:
Ottawa, ON K0A
Suicidal Ideation
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. As a human, I have always been interested in what makes a person who they are. Realizing that one’s past can leave an imprint on who they are in the future. I believe that we all have wounds from our past whether it be from relationships, hurtful words, or experiences that have shaped who we are and how others see us. I am here to support individuals and couples through whatever has brought them to make changes to their future selves.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, MCP , MEd, RP Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2P
We welcome anyone seeking to improve their quality of life, whether by overcoming trauma to becoming a more empathetic partner. The paths we take are rarely linear, and we strive to offer our varied range of therapeutic expertise to those in need of a light in the road to healing.
Suicidal Ideation
(613) 801-7404
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Ottawa, ON K2P
Suicidal Ideation
We welcome anyone seeking to improve their quality of life, whether by overcoming trauma to becoming a more empathetic partner. The paths we take are rarely linear, and we strive to offer our varied range of therapeutic expertise to those in need of a light in the road to healing.
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Psychologist, PsyD, CPsych Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2E
The Stradwick Psychology & Neurofeedback Clinic is a specialized mental health and wellness clinic that emphasizes mind-body and brain-based healing approaches. We provide psychological and neurofeedback services for children, adolescents, and adults to promote enhanced awareness, self-regulation, psychological resilience, and healing. We emphasize the importance of providing an emotionally safe and compassionate environment for building trust and therapeutic rapport, while developing individualized treatment plans that incorporate evidence-based practice.
Suicidal Ideation
(613) 226-6767
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Ottawa, ON K2E
Suicidal Ideation
The Stradwick Psychology & Neurofeedback Clinic is a specialized mental health and wellness clinic that emphasizes mind-body and brain-based healing approaches. We provide psychological and neurofeedback services for children, adolescents, and adults to promote enhanced awareness, self-regulation, psychological resilience, and healing. We emphasize the importance of providing an emotionally safe and compassionate environment for building trust and therapeutic rapport, while developing individualized treatment plans that incorporate evidence-based practice.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, MEd, RP Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1S
My primary goal as a therapist is to develop a safe, collaborative working relationship with each of my clients. Whether you come to therapy to address anxiety, depression, grief, trauma or parenting issues, I will work with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your specific goals and needs. I do this work because I truly believe that by exploring our issues we can develop tools to cope with life and begin to embrace who we truly are.
Suicidal Ideation
(855) 818-0926
Verified
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Ottawa, ON K1S
Suicidal Ideation
My primary goal as a therapist is to develop a safe, collaborative working relationship with each of my clients. Whether you come to therapy to address anxiety, depression, grief, trauma or parenting issues, I will work with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your specific goals and needs. I do this work because I truly believe that by exploring our issues we can develop tools to cope with life and begin to embrace who we truly are.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MEd, BA Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2E
I provide a caring and safe environment for my clients, valuing the process of getting to understand them on a deeper level. Therapy will be both emotionally explorative and solution-focused each session, allowing the client to learn about one’s thoughts and feelings, as well as develop coping skills in order to reduce negative symptoms. I have gathered experience working with adolescents, adults and couples, with a special interest in individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, personality disorders, self-harm and trauma, as well as couples experiencing relational, marital and/or sexual difficulties.
Suicidal Ideation
(343) 944-4891
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Ottawa, ON K2E
Suicidal Ideation
I provide a caring and safe environment for my clients, valuing the process of getting to understand them on a deeper level. Therapy will be both emotionally explorative and solution-focused each session, allowing the client to learn about one’s thoughts and feelings, as well as develop coping skills in order to reduce negative symptoms. I have gathered experience working with adolescents, adults and couples, with a special interest in individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, personality disorders, self-harm and trauma, as well as couples experiencing relational, marital and/or sexual difficulties.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Ottawa, ON K1K
I am a Registered Psychotherapist and I work with individuals, couples and families. I address different problems that affect your life cognitively, emotionally and relationally. The area of my expertise includes work with the following issues: anxiety and depression, anger management, couples and family problems, bereavement/grief, stress/burnout, parenting, life transitions, separation/divorce, work related issues, trauma, sexual abuse and existential concerns. In my work I use tools belonging to different theoretical approaches such as: Psychodynamic, Emotionally Focus Therapy, Narrative, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused and Existential Therapy.
Suicidal Ideation
(844) 402-2195
Verified
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Office is near:
Ottawa, ON K1K
Suicidal Ideation
I am a Registered Psychotherapist and I work with individuals, couples and families. I address different problems that affect your life cognitively, emotionally and relationally. The area of my expertise includes work with the following issues: anxiety and depression, anger management, couples and family problems, bereavement/grief, stress/burnout, parenting, life transitions, separation/divorce, work related issues, trauma, sexual abuse and existential concerns. In my work I use tools belonging to different theoretical approaches such as: Psychodynamic, Emotionally Focus Therapy, Narrative, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused and Existential Therapy.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, RP(Q) Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1S
***CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** I recognize that it takes a lot of courage to make the first step to reach out, and for that, I congratulate you. In working together, I invite you to discover yourself, process any wounded parts of your past, and reach your goals, in a safe, secure and non-judgmental space.
Suicidal Ideation
(343) 700-6090
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Ottawa, ON K1S
Suicidal Ideation
***CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** I recognize that it takes a lot of courage to make the first step to reach out, and for that, I congratulate you. In working together, I invite you to discover yourself, process any wounded parts of your past, and reach your goals, in a safe, secure and non-judgmental space.
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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2E
*ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS (temporary video/tele options)* Therapy can benefit anyone with any type of issue or concern. There are times when we need another perspective or an objective space to talk through some issues. These problems can be big or small, simple or complex, but in the end it affects us all the same. This includes anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, interpersonal problems, concerns about the future, or existential questions or concerns. We can work collaboratively to outline your goals and desired outcome and work through these issues through an integrative lens that puts you and your needs first.
Suicidal Ideation
(613) 702-8189
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Ottawa, ON K2E
Suicidal Ideation
*ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS (temporary video/tele options)* Therapy can benefit anyone with any type of issue or concern. There are times when we need another perspective or an objective space to talk through some issues. These problems can be big or small, simple or complex, but in the end it affects us all the same. This includes anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, interpersonal problems, concerns about the future, or existential questions or concerns. We can work collaboratively to outline your goals and desired outcome and work through these issues through an integrative lens that puts you and your needs first.
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Psychologist, PhD, CPsych Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2P
My doctoral training has been in evidence-based practice and my primary theoretical orientation is cognitive-behavioural, including exposure and response prevention therapy. I often integrate other therapeutic methods (i.e., emotionally focused therapy, and mindfulness) as my therapeutic approach is to work collaboratively with clients.
Suicidal Ideation
(343) 307-6250
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Ottawa, ON K2P
Suicidal Ideation
My doctoral training has been in evidence-based practice and my primary theoretical orientation is cognitive-behavioural, including exposure and response prevention therapy. I often integrate other therapeutic methods (i.e., emotionally focused therapy, and mindfulness) as my therapeutic approach is to work collaboratively with clients.
Photo of Corrina Arsenault, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1N
Greetings. I am an Anglophone social worker who has recently relocated to the Ottawa/Gatineau area from Cornwall where I had been providing counselling and psychotherapy services to clients for over four years. I am excited to begin offering services to people in the National Capital Region either in person, over secure video platform, or even email/text. An initial consultation will answer any questions clients have about these options and help determine the best one for them.
Suicidal Ideation
(343) 700-1403
Verified
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Ottawa, ON K1N
Suicidal Ideation
Greetings. I am an Anglophone social worker who has recently relocated to the Ottawa/Gatineau area from Cornwall where I had been providing counselling and psychotherapy services to clients for over four years. I am excited to begin offering services to people in the National Capital Region either in person, over secure video platform, or even email/text. An initial consultation will answer any questions clients have about these options and help determine the best one for them.
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Registered Psychotherapist, BEd, MA, RP Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1Y
Tara Connolly is a counselor and consultant with over 20 years experience working with people with disabilities in a diversity of settings. Her areas of expertise related to ASD include: supporting transitions, building supportive environments through evidence based practice, mental health and wellness concerns for adults with ASD and strategies for success in adult life. Tara has provided consulting and training related to ASD at the local, provincial and national level. She has worked as a teacher, ASD Consultant with the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, ASD Content Expert with the Public Health Agency of Canada, and as a Disabilities Counsellor with Algonquin College.
Suicidal Ideation
(613) 704-5398
Verified
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Ottawa, ON K1Y
Suicidal Ideation
Tara Connolly is a counselor and consultant with over 20 years experience working with people with disabilities in a diversity of settings. Her areas of expertise related to ASD include: supporting transitions, building supportive environments through evidence based practice, mental health and wellness concerns for adults with ASD and strategies for success in adult life. Tara has provided consulting and training related to ASD at the local, provincial and national level. She has worked as a teacher, ASD Consultant with the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, ASD Content Expert with the Public Health Agency of Canada, and as a Disabilities Counsellor with Algonquin College.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP(Q) Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2G
As a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), I provide counselling and psychotherapy for individuals 16 years of age and older. I aspire to hold a warm, compassionate, and open space for clients to experience a genuine sense of trust and safety. My therapeutic scope includes anxiety disorder, trauma, life transitions, interpersonal challenges, loss and grief, low self-esteem, bipolar disorder, depression, OCD and, personal growth, meaning making and existential exploration. I also work with parents of neurodiverse children to support them in their own processing and healing to better cope with the parenting demands.
Suicidal Ideation
Verified
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Ottawa, ON K2G
Suicidal Ideation
As a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), I provide counselling and psychotherapy for individuals 16 years of age and older. I aspire to hold a warm, compassionate, and open space for clients to experience a genuine sense of trust and safety. My therapeutic scope includes anxiety disorder, trauma, life transitions, interpersonal challenges, loss and grief, low self-esteem, bipolar disorder, depression, OCD and, personal growth, meaning making and existential exploration. I also work with parents of neurodiverse children to support them in their own processing and healing to better cope with the parenting demands.
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Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MEd, (MA), CCC Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1H
There is no need for prolonged emotional suffering. I'm available to help you work through your issues and pursue a positive outcome. We will uncover and discover more about yourself, and your relationships with others. We will investigate the factors and patterns that affect your emotional life, and look at the choices available to you to bring about change and growth.
Suicidal Ideation
(855) 240-5412
Verified
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Ottawa, ON K1H
Suicidal Ideation
There is no need for prolonged emotional suffering. I'm available to help you work through your issues and pursue a positive outcome. We will uncover and discover more about yourself, and your relationships with others. We will investigate the factors and patterns that affect your emotional life, and look at the choices available to you to bring about change and growth.
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Art Therapist, BFA, DVATI, MA (IP)
Office is near:
Ottawa, ON K1N
Art therapy is a meaningful tool for those struggling with anxiety, low self-esteem, stress, depression or PTSD. The ability to express what cannot be spoken, through creative channels, can provide psychological and emotional liberation. Art therapy provides a therapeutic safe space to uncover, process and heal our psyche, leading to increased self-acceptance, self-awareness, self-esteem, emotional freedom and inner-peace. 
Suicidal Ideation
(873) 300-1757
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Office is near:
Ottawa, ON K1N
Suicidal Ideation
Art therapy is a meaningful tool for those struggling with anxiety, low self-esteem, stress, depression or PTSD. The ability to express what cannot be spoken, through creative channels, can provide psychological and emotional liberation. Art therapy provides a therapeutic safe space to uncover, process and heal our psyche, leading to increased self-acceptance, self-awareness, self-esteem, emotional freedom and inner-peace. 
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Ottawa, ON K2S
VIDEO & IN-PERSON THERAPY. *Many of us silently cope with difficulties in our lives. But you don't have to. Reaching out to a counsellor for support gives you the opportunity to explore what is holding you back and start improving your quality of life. People have the capacity to make positive changes in their lives with the right support and guidance. With support, you will tap into your strengths, find hope and heal emotional wounds. I work with individual adults and couples who are experiencing mental health issues, trauma, negative self-esteem, sleep issues and relationship issues. Supervised by a Psychologist.
Suicidal Ideation
(613) 909-8056
Verified
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Office is near:
Ottawa, ON K2S
Suicidal Ideation
VIDEO & IN-PERSON THERAPY. *Many of us silently cope with difficulties in our lives. But you don't have to. Reaching out to a counsellor for support gives you the opportunity to explore what is holding you back and start improving your quality of life. People have the capacity to make positive changes in their lives with the right support and guidance. With support, you will tap into your strengths, find hope and heal emotional wounds. I work with individual adults and couples who are experiencing mental health issues, trauma, negative self-esteem, sleep issues and relationship issues. Supervised by a Psychologist.
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Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2A
For 20 years, I've studied, learned, and practiced many different therapeutic approaches that I tailor to suit the diversity of my client's needs. In our culture, we often think of experiences or symptoms like depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia etc. as problems to be fixed or gotten rid of. What if they were signs, signals or guideposts trying to tell us what is out of balance in our lives? Indicators that we need to correct our course?
Suicidal Ideation
(819) 975-0880
Verified
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Ottawa, ON K2A
Suicidal Ideation
For 20 years, I've studied, learned, and practiced many different therapeutic approaches that I tailor to suit the diversity of my client's needs. In our culture, we often think of experiences or symptoms like depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia etc. as problems to be fixed or gotten rid of. What if they were signs, signals or guideposts trying to tell us what is out of balance in our lives? Indicators that we need to correct our course?
Photo of Natalie Alexov, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MEd, RP(Q) Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K2P
I applaud you for taking this important first step in your journey toward positive change! I have a specific interest in working with adults experiencing a wide range of concerns. These can include​ but are not limited to: depression and mood-related concerns, anxiety and stress, grief, self-esteem, life transitions, emotion-regulation, and relationship difficulties. I am comfortable working with individuals from various cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. In therapy, I provide clients with a safe space where they can feel comfortable to explore and make sense of their challenges.
Suicidal Ideation
(819) 412-4624
Verified
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Ottawa, ON K2P
Suicidal Ideation
I applaud you for taking this important first step in your journey toward positive change! I have a specific interest in working with adults experiencing a wide range of concerns. These can include​ but are not limited to: depression and mood-related concerns, anxiety and stress, grief, self-esteem, life transitions, emotion-regulation, and relationship difficulties. I am comfortable working with individuals from various cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. In therapy, I provide clients with a safe space where they can feel comfortable to explore and make sense of their challenges.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1H
I view therapy as an opportunity to examine thoughts, feelings and behaviors that may be relevant to your distressing life situations. My goal is to help you feel more comfortable with yourself so you can deal more effectively with your relationships and your environment. Then you can make the decisions that are best for you and your future.
Suicidal Ideation
(613) 777-0630
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Ottawa, ON K1H
Suicidal Ideation
I view therapy as an opportunity to examine thoughts, feelings and behaviors that may be relevant to your distressing life situations. My goal is to help you feel more comfortable with yourself so you can deal more effectively with your relationships and your environment. Then you can make the decisions that are best for you and your future.

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Suicidal Ideation Counsellors
If you have suicidal thoughts and you're in Ottawa, please call a Ottawa 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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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