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.
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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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Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP-Q Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
I help my clients learn new skills and strategies to address the unpleasant thoughts, feelings and emotions that are causing them to struggle, so that they can move on and begin to live the life that they value most.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 274-7936
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Suicidal Ideation
I help my clients learn new skills and strategies to address the unpleasant thoughts, feelings and emotions that are causing them to struggle, so that they can move on and begin to live the life that they value most.
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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!
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BAPsych, MSW, RSW, RP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Seeking help with personal challenges takes courage. Often the issues we are facing can make us feel stuck or blocked from achieving our goals. Healthy magnificent lives and relationships are built by gathering information, advice, knowledge and experience. We help you identify your existing strengths, clarify problem areas and develop solutions to resolve the challenges you face, removing obstacles that block your path to positive change. We work with people of all ages, cultures and orientations . Our aim is to help you improve yourself and your relationships using evidence-based approaches and strategies. For more information or to schedule your initial consultation in person or internet video session ... visit us at www.jeffpacker.com.
Suicidal Ideation
(289) 813-7579
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Suicidal Ideation
Seeking help with personal challenges takes courage. Often the issues we are facing can make us feel stuck or blocked from achieving our goals. Healthy magnificent lives and relationships are built by gathering information, advice, knowledge and experience. We help you identify your existing strengths, clarify problem areas and develop solutions to resolve the challenges you face, removing obstacles that block your path to positive change. We work with people of all ages, cultures and orientations . Our aim is to help you improve yourself and your relationships using evidence-based approaches and strategies. For more information or to schedule your initial consultation in person or internet video session ... visit us at www.jeffpacker.com.
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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.
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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 L1R
I am dually trained as a Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist. I am able to provide thorough examinations of your brain health, mental health, and/or personality. I actively provide psychotherapy and other forms of psychological treatment related to these issues. I teach at York University, am on Faculty at the University of Toronto and regularly attend workshops/conferences, which helps to keep my knowledge current and practical. Common referral issues relate to work, mood, coping, chronic stress, chronic pain, or an acquired problem. Whether you struggle with your physical and/or mental health, I can assist you with improving both.
Suicidal Ideation
(844) 332-2482
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1R
Suicidal Ideation
I am dually trained as a Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist. I am able to provide thorough examinations of your brain health, mental health, and/or personality. I actively provide psychotherapy and other forms of psychological treatment related to these issues. I teach at York University, am on Faculty at the University of Toronto and regularly attend workshops/conferences, which helps to keep my knowledge current and practical. Common referral issues relate to work, mood, coping, chronic stress, chronic pain, or an acquired problem. Whether you struggle with your physical and/or mental health, I can assist you with improving both.
Photo of Chantal Regis, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
I am an Associate at Belfon Psychological and a Registered Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph. I provide evidence-based practices to support children and adolescents (ages 4 to 20 years old) having difficulties with mood, anxiety, obsessive/compulsive behaviours, personality, relationship problems and social development. At Belfon Psychological we believe in viewing problems from a developmental lens. I understand the importance of working together with families, and I regularly involve caregivers in treatment and assessment when possible.
Suicidal Ideation
(365) 300-3089
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Office is near:
Whitby, ON L1M
Suicidal Ideation
I am an Associate at Belfon Psychological and a Registered Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph. I provide evidence-based practices to support children and adolescents (ages 4 to 20 years old) having difficulties with mood, anxiety, obsessive/compulsive behaviours, personality, relationship problems and social development. At Belfon Psychological we believe in viewing problems from a developmental lens. I understand the importance of working together with families, and I regularly involve caregivers in treatment and assessment when possible.
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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 Shannon Baun, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP Verified
Verified
Whitby, ON L1R
Offering a holistic approach to psychotherapy, I provide a place for individuals who are struggling with stress and anxiety, grief or bereavement, depression, self esteem or relationship issues as well as many other challenges that we deal with daily. I will guide individuals to empower themselves and regain control over their lives. By exploring areas that are no longer serving you I will work with you to unravel the negative patterns that create barriers and move toward discovering awareness, balance and reconnection.
Suicidal Ideation
(855) 976-9641
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Whitby, ON L1R
Suicidal Ideation
Offering a holistic approach to psychotherapy, I provide a place for individuals who are struggling with stress and anxiety, grief or bereavement, depression, self esteem or relationship issues as well as many other challenges that we deal with daily. I will guide individuals to empower themselves and regain control over their lives. By exploring areas that are no longer serving you I will work with you to unravel the negative patterns that create barriers and move toward discovering awareness, balance and reconnection.
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.

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Suicidal Ideation Counsellors
If you have suicidal thoughts and you're in Whitby, please call a Whitby 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 Whitby 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 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.