Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
I work with children, adolescents, and young adults who are coping with difficult behaviours, anxiety or mood concerns. Parents can often feel overwhelmed in helping their children, so I support families to help them manage life stressors and difficult emotions. My goal is to help children, youth, and parents have easier and more pleasant days. I use evidence-based strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Within my work helping youth, young adults, and parents, I have a specialty of helping people coping with medical conditions or anxiety about medical procedures.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 707-1199
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Bedford, NS B4A
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I work with children, adolescents, and young adults who are coping with difficult behaviours, anxiety or mood concerns. Parents can often feel overwhelmed in helping their children, so I support families to help them manage life stressors and difficult emotions. My goal is to help children, youth, and parents have easier and more pleasant days. I use evidence-based strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Within my work helping youth, young adults, and parents, I have a specialty of helping people coping with medical conditions or anxiety about medical procedures.
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Psychologist, PhD, MSc/MA, LMFT, MSW, MASP Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
We are a well established practice providing confidential, sensitive, personalized psychological and counselling services for adults, teens, children, families and couples in Bedford, Halifax, Dartmouth, Fall River, Sackville and surrounding communities. We provide assessment, treatment and relapse prevention services. Our treatment plans include evidence-based approaches to teach people how to live well despite life's difficulties. As we are a group of clinicians with various training we offer multiple therapeutic techniques. Approaches include EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness, Marriage and Family Therapy (including Gottman and Systems approaches), Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and various Trauma Based Therapies.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 901-5369
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Bedford, NS B4A
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
We are a well established practice providing confidential, sensitive, personalized psychological and counselling services for adults, teens, children, families and couples in Bedford, Halifax, Dartmouth, Fall River, Sackville and surrounding communities. We provide assessment, treatment and relapse prevention services. Our treatment plans include evidence-based approaches to teach people how to live well despite life's difficulties. As we are a group of clinicians with various training we offer multiple therapeutic techniques. Approaches include EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness, Marriage and Family Therapy (including Gottman and Systems approaches), Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and various Trauma Based Therapies.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Children, adolescents, and families face a number of challenges that can interfere with mental wellness, especially during this time of uncertainty. As a Child and Family Therapist, I strive to create a safe space where young people can express themselves fully, rediscover their strengths, and feel empowered to make positive changes in their lives.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 907-5568
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Bedford, NS B4A
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Children, adolescents, and families face a number of challenges that can interfere with mental wellness, especially during this time of uncertainty. As a Child and Family Therapist, I strive to create a safe space where young people can express themselves fully, rediscover their strengths, and feel empowered to make positive changes in their lives.
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Psychologist, MA, MEd Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4B
I am a Registered Psychologist with over 17 years of experience working for the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and in private practice. I hold both an M.A. (School Psychology; 2003) and M.Ed. (Special Education; 2008). I currently have spaces available, there is no waitlist at our practice for psycho-educational assessments.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 909-0595
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4B
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I am a Registered Psychologist with over 17 years of experience working for the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and in private practice. I hold both an M.A. (School Psychology; 2003) and M.Ed. (Special Education; 2008). I currently have spaces available, there is no waitlist at our practice for psycho-educational assessments.
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Counsellor, BAHons, MDiv, MEd, CCC, RCT(c) Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Life can be stressful and we all need someone to listen empathetically, assisting us to understand ourselves and also guiding us in finding the best solution for our difficulty. It is never too late to experience our best life ever. Wellness and wholeness awaits us and those we love!
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 707-0168
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Life can be stressful and we all need someone to listen empathetically, assisting us to understand ourselves and also guiding us in finding the best solution for our difficulty. It is never too late to experience our best life ever. Wellness and wholeness awaits us and those we love!
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Psychologist, MSc Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
I have been working in private practice for over 20 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment for older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of concerns. I am also the founder and director of Breathe Mindfulness Centre where I offer Mindfulness and Self-Compassion based therapeutic groups, workshops and classes. Areas of specialty include: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, mindful self-compassion, CBT, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/marital issues, and living an authentic, value driven life.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(866) 909-4868
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Office is near:
Bedford, NS B4A
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I have been working in private practice for over 20 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment for older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of concerns. I am also the founder and director of Breathe Mindfulness Centre where I offer Mindfulness and Self-Compassion based therapeutic groups, workshops and classes. Areas of specialty include: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, mindful self-compassion, CBT, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/marital issues, and living an authentic, value driven life.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4B
I view my role in therapy as that of a coach, who strives to help youth and their families to make meaningful changes in their lives. I value a collaborative approach, and always aim to foster a positive environment where clients feel supported in taking steps toward their goals. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, and offer treatment for anxiety, depression, coping with stress or life transitions, low self-esteem, behavioural challenges, and sleep difficulties. I also have expertise in working with youth experiencing challenges with chronic health conditions, medical and dental anxiety, medication taking, and pain.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 918-5546
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Bedford, NS B4B
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I view my role in therapy as that of a coach, who strives to help youth and their families to make meaningful changes in their lives. I value a collaborative approach, and always aim to foster a positive environment where clients feel supported in taking steps toward their goals. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, and offer treatment for anxiety, depression, coping with stress or life transitions, low self-esteem, behavioural challenges, and sleep difficulties. I also have expertise in working with youth experiencing challenges with chronic health conditions, medical and dental anxiety, medication taking, and pain.
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Counsellor, MEd, RCT-C, CCC Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
Hi, my name is Jenna, owner and Counselling Therapist at Mountain View Counselling. I provide a warm, caring and genuine approach to therapy. My focus is on ensuring you feel heard, respected and valued. I offer support to parents/caregivers, couples and children. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, parenting, a life transition, or looking to improve and strengthen your relationships, I'm here to support and guide you on your journey.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 901-5906
Verified
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Bedford, NS B4A
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Hi, my name is Jenna, owner and Counselling Therapist at Mountain View Counselling. I provide a warm, caring and genuine approach to therapy. My focus is on ensuring you feel heard, respected and valued. I offer support to parents/caregivers, couples and children. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, parenting, a life transition, or looking to improve and strengthen your relationships, I'm here to support and guide you on your journey.
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Occupational Therapist, BScOT, MScOT Verified
Verified
Bedford, NS B4A
"I do things that I later regret." "I can't sit still." "Everything seems to distract me." "I read slowly and sometimes the words move on the page." "I avoid crowded places." "I get irritated by sounds." "The lights bother me." "My headaches or dizziness won't go away." We can help you overcome these challenges by getting to the root cause (not just treating the symptoms). Rehabilitate the brain by focusing on interventions that improve neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain to change itself). Providing cutting-edge rehabilitation such as Neurofeedback to children adults suffering from brain based disorders.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 702-5117
Verified
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Bedford, NS B4A
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
"I do things that I later regret." "I can't sit still." "Everything seems to distract me." "I read slowly and sometimes the words move on the page." "I avoid crowded places." "I get irritated by sounds." "The lights bother me." "My headaches or dizziness won't go away." We can help you overcome these challenges by getting to the root cause (not just treating the symptoms). Rehabilitate the brain by focusing on interventions that improve neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain to change itself). Providing cutting-edge rehabilitation such as Neurofeedback to children adults suffering from brain based disorders.
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Maya Sloan
Counsellor, MSc, MEd, RCT-C Verified
Verified
Halifax, NS
I believe that a therapist is herself on the journey of discovery and growth. That is why I bring myself into therapy sessions and create a collaborative, empathic connection. I have learned so much by training to be a couples therapist, that I am excited to share my wisdom in a relational way. I am also a certified play therapist, and enjoy working with children's ability to build resilience and regulate their autonomic nervous systems to feel safe and calm, rather than in a state of fight or flight. , using the Safe and Sound Protocol. I also love working with parents to help you and your child feel less stressed.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 700-7652
Verified
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Halifax, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I believe that a therapist is herself on the journey of discovery and growth. That is why I bring myself into therapy sessions and create a collaborative, empathic connection. I have learned so much by training to be a couples therapist, that I am excited to share my wisdom in a relational way. I am also a certified play therapist, and enjoy working with children's ability to build resilience and regulate their autonomic nervous systems to feel safe and calm, rather than in a state of fight or flight. , using the Safe and Sound Protocol. I also love working with parents to help you and your child feel less stressed.
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Nicole Williams
Counsellor, MACP, RCT-C, CCC-Q Verified
Verified
Truro, NS
I have worked with adults on a variety of complex issues, including family conflict, domestic abuse, anger management, childhood trauma, and anxiety. I can work with you to align your life with your specific goals, values, and preferences. I have also worked with children and youth from the ages of 3-16 with concerns such as attachment, behavioural problems, anxiety, child welfare, trauma, parental separation/family conflict, and poor emotional regulation. Through play and offering a safe space, I can be an unbiased adult for your child to talk to. Currently undergoing training to become a fully certified Play Therapist.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 906-5165
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Truro, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I have worked with adults on a variety of complex issues, including family conflict, domestic abuse, anger management, childhood trauma, and anxiety. I can work with you to align your life with your specific goals, values, and preferences. I have also worked with children and youth from the ages of 3-16 with concerns such as attachment, behavioural problems, anxiety, child welfare, trauma, parental separation/family conflict, and poor emotional regulation. Through play and offering a safe space, I can be an unbiased adult for your child to talk to. Currently undergoing training to become a fully certified Play Therapist.
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Patricia Wentzell Counselling & Consulting Svcs
Counsellor, MEd, RCT, CCC Verified
Verified
Bridgewater, NS
Sometimes life's challenges or transitions can be overwhelming for a person or family to solve on their own. Counselling provides support as you adjust to transitions such as those involving grief and loss or separation/divorce. I utilize diverse theoretical approaches in my counselling practice, drawing upon my training and experience in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples and Family Therapy, trauma-informed and attachment issues, play therapy, and mindfulness techniques. I can also assist clients with their academic and work-related concerns or goals.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 700-6535
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Bridgewater, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Sometimes life's challenges or transitions can be overwhelming for a person or family to solve on their own. Counselling provides support as you adjust to transitions such as those involving grief and loss or separation/divorce. I utilize diverse theoretical approaches in my counselling practice, drawing upon my training and experience in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples and Family Therapy, trauma-informed and attachment issues, play therapy, and mindfulness techniques. I can also assist clients with their academic and work-related concerns or goals.
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Joanne Doran
Psychologist, MA Verified
Verified
Halifax, NS
I provide therapy for children and youth who are experiencing a number of life challenges, such as anxiety, stress, trauma or divorce. Children are ideal candidates for early intervention and lasting change is often realized in a short amount of time. In my work with teens, I use a holistic, mindful approach, offering them tools and guidance. Through exploring their life experiences, values and unique strengths, teens develop self-awareness, confidence and self-regulation. I work with adoptive children and families to create safe, loving attachments when there has been complex trauma and disrupted attachment relationships.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(866) 326-7702
Verified
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Halifax, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I provide therapy for children and youth who are experiencing a number of life challenges, such as anxiety, stress, trauma or divorce. Children are ideal candidates for early intervention and lasting change is often realized in a short amount of time. In my work with teens, I use a holistic, mindful approach, offering them tools and guidance. Through exploring their life experiences, values and unique strengths, teens develop self-awareness, confidence and self-regulation. I work with adoptive children and families to create safe, loving attachments when there has been complex trauma and disrupted attachment relationships.
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Elyse Boudreau
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Sydney, NS
Dr. Elyse Boudreau provides assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, trauma, emotion regulation difficulties, and behavioural concerns. She believes parents play a very important role in their children’s mental health. She therefore offers sessions to parents, when appropriate, to learn effective parenting strategies, behavioral interventions, and/or attachment-focused methods to strengthen the parent-child relationship. Dr. Boudreau also offers diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for children and adolescents.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 906-2351
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Sydney, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Dr. Elyse Boudreau provides assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, trauma, emotion regulation difficulties, and behavioural concerns. She believes parents play a very important role in their children’s mental health. She therefore offers sessions to parents, when appropriate, to learn effective parenting strategies, behavioral interventions, and/or attachment-focused methods to strengthen the parent-child relationship. Dr. Boudreau also offers diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for children and adolescents.
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Seagram & Associates
Psychologist Verified
Verified
Windsor, NS
The seeds of change live in all of us. And with the right support, you’d be surprised at how quickly change can happen. At Seagram & Associates, we empower our clients with the support and tools they need to enrich their lives, improve their mental health and inspire growth and development – in life, in work, and in relationships. We believe in our clients and in their capacity to create meaningful change in their lives. We believe that good mental health and wellness are achievable for everyone. And no matter what challenges our clients face, we believe we can help.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 907-5440
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Windsor, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
The seeds of change live in all of us. And with the right support, you’d be surprised at how quickly change can happen. At Seagram & Associates, we empower our clients with the support and tools they need to enrich their lives, improve their mental health and inspire growth and development – in life, in work, and in relationships. We believe in our clients and in their capacity to create meaningful change in their lives. We believe that good mental health and wellness are achievable for everyone. And no matter what challenges our clients face, we believe we can help.
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Spirit Psychological
Psychologist, MA, RPsych Verified
Verified
Halifax, NS
With over twenty years’ experience in both the public and private sectors, I enjoy helping children, teens and young adults achieve wellness and authentic living. I provide assessment services for various learning, behavioural and attentional challenges as well as screening and support for suspected mental health issues. Counselling therapy is quite central to my practice, as is continuing consultation and advocacy post-assessment.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 905-2579
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Halifax, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
With over twenty years’ experience in both the public and private sectors, I enjoy helping children, teens and young adults achieve wellness and authentic living. I provide assessment services for various learning, behavioural and attentional challenges as well as screening and support for suspected mental health issues. Counselling therapy is quite central to my practice, as is continuing consultation and advocacy post-assessment.
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Cynthia Manley Children’s Counselling
Counsellor, MA, CCC, RCT-C Verified
Verified
New Glasgow, NS
I have an integrated approach to counseling, which means I bring concepts and interventions from more than one therapeutic philosophy to my work with children. My orientation to therapy incorporates Rogerian (or Person-Centered Therapy), Child-Centered Play Therapy, and Mindfulness, as well as the methods and ideas of Violet Oaklander. ​
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 812-0392
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New Glasgow, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I have an integrated approach to counseling, which means I bring concepts and interventions from more than one therapeutic philosophy to my work with children. My orientation to therapy incorporates Rogerian (or Person-Centered Therapy), Child-Centered Play Therapy, and Mindfulness, as well as the methods and ideas of Violet Oaklander. ​
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Adam Kayfitz
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Halifax, NS
I help parents to support their loved ones who struggle with mental health challenges, such as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm behaviour, anger, behavioural issues, self-esteem, past traumas, as well as negative life events (e.g., divorce/separation). I support parents to help their children deal with strong and complex emotions which are often at the root of many mental health challenges. Raising a child is a wonderful, but difficult task that brings up many complex feelings within a parent. I help parents cope with the challenging feelings that arise in raising a child.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(866) 308-2393
Verified
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Halifax, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I help parents to support their loved ones who struggle with mental health challenges, such as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm behaviour, anger, behavioural issues, self-esteem, past traumas, as well as negative life events (e.g., divorce/separation). I support parents to help their children deal with strong and complex emotions which are often at the root of many mental health challenges. Raising a child is a wonderful, but difficult task that brings up many complex feelings within a parent. I help parents cope with the challenging feelings that arise in raising a child.
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Melanie Quigg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW Verified
Verified
Lower Sackville, NS
For many people, walking into a therapist’s office can be extremely difficult and anxiety provoking. Melanie recognizes this and is dedicated to creating a therapeutic experience that is comfortable, non-judgmental, and focused on what’s most important to you. Mel will be with you every step of the way in helping you handle all issues that life throws your way as well as meeting your therapeutic goals.
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 907-5433
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Lower Sackville, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
For many people, walking into a therapist’s office can be extremely difficult and anxiety provoking. Melanie recognizes this and is dedicated to creating a therapeutic experience that is comfortable, non-judgmental, and focused on what’s most important to you. Mel will be with you every step of the way in helping you handle all issues that life throws your way as well as meeting your therapeutic goals.
Theresa Ann Fraser
Counsellor, CYC-P, CPT-S, RP, MA, RCT Verified
Verified
Pictou, NS
I PROVIDE WEB AND PHONE COUNSELLING. .Registered Psychotherapist(Ont.)&NS Counselling Therapist, Trauma and Loss Clinical Specialist. Have ext. training in psychotherapy: Theraplay, Sandtray Worldplay, CBT, DBT, EMDR& attachment therapies. Am a cert.Canadian Play Therapist, Child and Youth Care Practitioner&Birth&Death Doula.Exp. working across the lifespan including adoptive families and adoptees. Also adoptive parent. Engage in video sessions with adults/teens in other parts of NS + Ont. NEUROFEEDBACK:https://www.facebook.com/Pictou-Neurofeedback-637368513397633/?modal=admin_todo_tour
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
(902) 903-2306
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Pictou, NS
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
I PROVIDE WEB AND PHONE COUNSELLING. .Registered Psychotherapist(Ont.)&NS Counselling Therapist, Trauma and Loss Clinical Specialist. Have ext. training in psychotherapy: Theraplay, Sandtray Worldplay, CBT, DBT, EMDR& attachment therapies. Am a cert.Canadian Play Therapist, Child and Youth Care Practitioner&Birth&Death Doula.Exp. working across the lifespan including adoptive families and adoptees. Also adoptive parent. Engage in video sessions with adults/teens in other parts of NS + Ont. NEUROFEEDBACK:https://www.facebook.com/Pictou-Neurofeedback-637368513397633/?modal=admin_todo_tour

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Are you looking for help with a toddler in Bedford, a preschooler in Bedford or a kid less than 6 years old? You may be a mother or father having trouble understanding the behaviour of your young toddler or preschooler who may be acting out. There are special ways to communicate with young toddlers or preschoolers and kids younger than 6: these counsellors in Bedford are trained to help with toddlers' development issues and toddler learning in preschool. They include Bedford counsellors specializing in toddlers, preschool therapists and psychologists who specialize in working with young toddlers in Bedford

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