The Counselling Group

Psychologist, MSW RSW, PhD, CCC, RP

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The Counselling Group

Psychologist, MSW RSW, PhD, CCC, RP

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

2255 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2B
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(343) 944-4889
Offers online therapy

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الأخصائيون في فريق عملنا، والذين يحملون شهادات الماجستير والدكتوراه، يتمتعون بالخبرة في مجال الصحة النفسية، ويقدمون خدمات التقييم النفسي و الاستشارة النفسية و الدعم و الإرشاد للأطفال و المراهقين، و المتزوجين و الأفراد، و العائلات و المجموعات، تهدف لدعم التغيير و النمو الإيجابي في حياتك. اثناء المشورة المجانية على الهاتف، سنقوم بمطابقتك مع أحد مستشارينا الأربعين، بناءً على احتياجاتك والوقت المناسب لك. نقدم خدماتنا باللغات الإنجليزية والفرنسية والاسبانية و العربية، و عدد من اللغات الأخرى.
يتمتع فريقنا المتنوع من الأخصائيين بالاهتمام والتعاطف، وقد تم اختيار كل منهم لتميزه بخبرته. وتتبع في عملنا مجموعة متنوعة من الأساليب والطرق العلاجية التي تتركز حول الشخص المستفيد من الخدمة. يعكس عملنا مع الاشخاص من جميع التوجهات والأعراق والأصول التزامنا ونظرتنا الحساسة تجاه التنوع و الاحتوائية.
نحن ندرك أن القيام بالخطوة الأولى في التقديم للاستشارة النفسية قد يكون صعباً، ولهذا فإننا نبذل كل جهد لنخلق بيئة متقبلة للجميع. كما أننا، كمنظمة غير ربحية، نستخدم الرسوم من خدماتنا لدعم أفراد آخرين في مجتمعنا الذين لن يتمكنوا من الوصول إلى هذه الخدمات خلاف ذلك: عندما تختارنا، فإنك تدعم الآخرين أيضاً!
Our Masters/PhD level certified and experienced mental health professionals at The Counselling Group provide psychological assessments as well as a full range of psychotherapy, counselling and support services for children, adolescents, and adults. We offer individual, couple, family & group counselling tailored to support positive, meaningful change and growth in your life. During your free phone consultation, we will carefully match you with one of our 40 counsellors, based on your needs and availability. Our services are offered in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and several other languages.
Our diverse team of therapists are caring and empathetic, each selected for their clinical excellence. We utilize a variety of clinical modalities in our work and have a holistic, client-centered approach to therapy. Our work with clients from all orientations, ethnicities, and backgrounds reflects our commitment and sensitivity to diversity & inclusion.
We recognize that initiating counselling may be difficult and that's why we make every effort to create a warm and accepting environment. Also, as a not for profit organization, we use the fees from our services to support other members of the community that would not be able to access such services otherwise: when you choose us, you also support others!
Nuestras terapeutas son profesionales que cuentan con mucha experiencia y certificación a nivel de maestría y doctorado. Realizamos evaluaciones psicológicas y ofrecemos una amplia gama de servicios de apoyo, orientación y psicoterapia para niños, adolescentes y adultos; terapia individual, de pareja, de familia o de grupo dirigida a facilitar el crecimiento y la realización de cambios significativos en su vida. La consulta telefónica inicial, sin costo, nos permite elegir, de entre los 40 terapeutas, a la persona que mejor se ajuste a sus necesidades y a su tiempo. Ofrecemos servicios en varios idiomas adicionales.
En nuestro trabajo utilizamos diversas modalidades de terapia, todas integrativas y centradas en el cliente. Nuestra sensibilidad y compromiso con la diversidad e integración se refleja en el trabajo que a diario realizamos con clientes de toda orientación, etnicidad y condiciones.
Sabemos que iniciar una terapia puede ser difícil y es por ello que hacemos todo los esfuerzos para crear un entorno cálido e inclusivo. Además, en nuestra calidad de organización sin fin de lucro, utilizamos las tarifas procedentes de nuestros servicios para apoyar a miembros de la comunidad que de otra forma no tendrían acceso al servicio por eso.
"The Counselling Group" est composé de professionnels expérimentés et qualifiés, détenteurs de titres au niveau de la maîtrise et du doctorat. Nous offrons des évaluations psychologiques ainsi qu’une vaste gamme de services de psychothérapie, de consultation et de soutien aux enfants, aux adolescents et aux adultes. Nos consultations sont adaptées à vos besoins, individuel, couple, famille ou de groupe. Durant votre consultation téléphonique gratuite, nous vous jumellerons à l’un de nos 40 conseillers, selon vos besoins et disponibilités. Nous offrons nos services en anglais, français, espagnol, arabe et en plusieurs autres langues.
Nos thérapeutes attentifs et empathiques choisis pour leur excellence clinique, bénéficient d’une grande variété de modèles cliniques et travaillent dans une approche holistique et centrée sur la personne. Notre travail avec des personnes de toutes orientations, ethnies et origines reflète notre engagement et sensibilité à la diversité et l’inclusion.
Il peut être difficile d’initier des services de soutien, c’est pourquoi nous avons créé un environnement chaleureux et accueillant. En tant qu’organisme à but non lucratif, les coûts des services aident à soutenir d’autres personnes qui, autrement, ne seraient pas en mesure d’accéder à nos services. Lorsque vous nous choisissez, vous aidez les autres!

Finances

  • Session Fee: $140 per session
  • Couples Session Fee: $140 per session
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cheque, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Canada Life | Great-West Life
  • CareConnect Health Plan
  • Ceridian
  • ComPsych
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Choice Health | FCH
  • Great-West Life
  • Green Shield Canada
  • Guardian
  • Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • Homewood Health
  • Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
  • LifeWorks | Morneau Shepell
  • Manulife
  • Medavie Blue Cross
  • Meridian
  • Military OneSource
  • NIHB
  • Optima
  • Pacific Blue Cross
  • PsychCare
  • SunLife
  • Any/Out-of-network Insurance
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Licence: Ontario / 5781

Endorsements

Registered Social Worker, RP, CCC, MSW, RSW

The Counselling Group's Groups

Transformations - Anger Management

A virtual 10-week (2 hours each session) anger management program focused on a skills-based, non-denominational approach. This program will provide you with tools/techniques to deal with anger in a positive and effective way. Sessions are facilitated by experienced staff. WHEN: Oct 12, 2022 to Dec 14, 2022“ To register Please contact the program coordinator: Stephanie Wolfert, MSW, RSW (613)722-2225 ext 485 swolfert@jfsottawa.com $440 per person ($40 screening interview fee, $400 for the 10 sessions). Valid receipt for insurance coverage is available

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Couples Relationship Repair

"Couples Relationship Repair" is A five-week virtual therapy group focused on deepening connection. workshop aimed at providing Learn relationship dynamics, skills for communication and tools for de-escalation and connection to deepen your relationship. Sessions are facilitated by experienced and registered couples’ psychotherapists. Please contact our program coordinator: Layla Matar, RP, MA 613 722 2225 ext. 391 lmatar@jfsottawa.com. The cost is $400 per couple including initial 1 hour screening interview for registration and 1 hour follow up. Valid receipt for insurance coverage is available. Some subsidized spots are available.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Group for OCD Skills

“Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Group for OCD Skills Training” is a Learn cognitive behavioural treatment (CBT) strategies and tools for coping with OCD, discuss OCD-related topics, establish weekly personal recovery goals, opportunity to practice exposure response prevention, connect with others who understand what it’s like to live with OCD in a su pportive and non-judgemental space. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays 5pm - 7pm from Oct 25 to Dec 20, 2022. This group is intended for ages 18-65. To register Please contact: Florence Mak, MA.,C. Psych. Psychologist 613 722 2225 ext. 389 fmak@jfsottawa.com

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Location

2255 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2B
Call Our Intake Team
(343) 944-4889
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Life Transitions
  • Child
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Guidance
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • First responders and moral injury
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • LGBTQ+

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Indigenous Peoples and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Arabic, Creole, Hebrew, Polish, Somali, Spanish and French
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Body Positivity
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mind-Body Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behaviour (REBT)
  • Relational
  • Sandplay
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

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Last Modified: 1 Dec 2022
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The Counselling Group

Psychologist, MSW RSW, PhD, CCC, RP