Counselling services are confidential for all clients—Adults, children, youth, couples, and
families.. We work together with you to identify concerns and explore solutions and
strategies to manage the challenges and transitions in your life.
Therapeutic conversations are approached with empathy and openness. Therapy/counselling can help clients address matters such as:
- • Stress
- • Anxiety
- • Depression
- • Self-esteem
- • Life transitions
- • Separation and divorce
- • Blending family transitions
- • Relationship issues
- • Parenting and coparent counselling/coaching
, we listen carefully to their
perspectives, worries and concerns, and create opportunities that enable them to better express and understand their
experiences. Within a trusting therapeutic relationship, our child clients are encouraged to develop and use critical
thinking skills to consider positive solutions to the stresses they face.
Counselling/therapy may be helpful for a child
to address the following issues, in addition to those listed above:
- • The changes arising from parental separation/divorce
- • Parental conflict
- • Family stress factors
- • Social challenges
- • School issues/bullying
- • Emotional regulation
may be appropriate when facing an issue that involves or impacts the whole
family. Each member may deal with the associated stress quite differently. In family therapy, we support families to
have ‘difficult conversations’ together, share uncomfortable feelings in a receptive environment, consider possible
solutions, and negotiate a plan to address issues in an open and supportive way.
supports partners to reflect on the unique dynamics of their relationship,
and to identify and explore sensitive issues. Similar to the goals of family therapy, couples may aim to improve
communication to better understand each perspective on various issues, to approach problems in a new way and to work
towards a deeper sense of connection and satisfaction within their relationship.