Bruce Taylor, B.A., B.Ed., M.A., M.Div., CCC, CSAT

Individual Couple Family Counsellor, Sex Addiction Therapist

Location Near Therapist: Brampton, ON
Fast Contact: Email or Call Bruce.
Marriage CounsellingIndividual Counselling (8 +)
Sex Addiction (+ Partners)Sexual Intimacy
Women's EmpowermentAnxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem
Separation & Blended FamiliesGoals & Happiness in Life

I am an Individual, Couple & Family Therapist, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, and an Emotionally Focused Therapist. I was trained by Dr. Susan Johnson - "The best couple therapist in the world" (Dr. John Gottman). At age 62, I also have experienced life's valleys!

Naomi Yano, MSc, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Location Near Therapist: Brampton, ON
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Mindfulness MeditationCoping With Infidelity
Grief And LossDepression And Anxiety
Separation And DivorceCoping with emotions

Contact Naomi today to start making positive changes in your life. Naomi approaches you, the client, in a holistic manner, believing that you are the expert of your self. A safe place is provided where mindful psychotherapy can help you create a new way of being.

Joanna Szczeskiewicz, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

Location Near Therapist: Brampton, ON
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Cognitive Behavior TherapyAnxiety And Panic
Obsessive Compulsive DisorderTrauma And Abuse
DepressionGrief And Loss
Anger And IrritabilitySelf-Esteem

Life happens. We might feel a profound sense of loss or just get overwhelmed by emotions that stop us from achieving our potential. I hope to help you make things feel little better and assist you with changing your circumstances in the direction that you would like.

Bill Huggins, Ph.D.

Therapist / Counsellor

Location: 71- B11 Rosedale Ave, Brampton L6X 1K4
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Relationship BreakdownDivorce Recovery
Retirement/Aging AdjustmentBereavement Recovery
Stress ManagementAnger Management
Attacking AnxietyAdolescent Issues

Life experiences and my 30 years in counselling have taught me that life sometimes sucks!!!! I want to understand your heartbreak or trauma. Hope and practical help is what you need now. I will try to give you that beginning in our first session together.

Sharleen McDowall, Psy.D., C.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Location: 60 Gillingham Drive, Suite 402, Brampton L6X 0G9
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. McDowall.
Anger ManagementDepression
Self-EsteemAnxiety/Phobias
Stress ManagementTrauma/Abuse
Couples/Marriage CounsellingPosttraumatic Stress Disorder

At McDowall Counselling & Consulting Group our goal is to provide you with a safe and non-judgmental environment where we can help you to work through your most distressing concerns. Our primary mandate is excellent quality service and compassionate support for all.

Ingrid Dresher, RN, BScN (hon.) practice in psychotherapy

Professional Title "Psychodynamic Therapist"

Location Near Therapist: Brampton, ON
Fast Contact: Email or Call Ingrid.
Marriage CounselingRelationships And Dating
Depression And SadnessPanic Attacks And Phobias
Self-Esteem IssuesFamily Conflicts
Grief And Loss CounselingLife Transitions Counselling

I offer a safe, non-judgmental environment to understand how events in life have shaped you and can enable you to take the important steps necessary to meet your goals, find peace, healing, and restoration.

Tara Geraghty-Ellis, MSw, RSW

Registered Social Worker

Location Near Therapist: Brampton, ON
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disabilitiesSelf-Esteem Issues
depressionisolation/loneliness
anxietyLGBT Issue
traumacross-cultural/immigrants

I provide customized and accessible therapeutic counselling to people with all types of disabilities and your supporters. My goal is to help you address the person and emotional concerns you are struggling with and accommodate your needs as required so you benefit.

Bill Taekema

Certified Gestalt Therapist

Location: 268 Main Street North, Brampton L6V 1P5
Fast Contact: Email or Call Bill.
DepressionAddictions
AnxietyRelationship Issues
Retirement & Beyond IssuesLGBT
Grief & Pet Loss GriefForgiveness & Release

Gestalt is the German word for "whole" (mind, body & soul). In meeting all my clients where they are in their lives, I create a non-judgemental, confidential, safe & compassionate place for you to share. I will work with you to become more self-aware & self-empowered.

Nira Lall, Life Coach, MA, MCHt, MNLP, MTLT, NDT Practitioner

Holistic Life Coaching

Location: 2 County Court Blvd., 4th Floor , Brampton L6W 3W8
Fast Contact: Email or Call Nira.
Emotional & Physical WellnessRelationships
Weight LossCareer & Executive Coaching
Life PurposeDepression & Anxiety
GriefHypnosis

I’ll assist you in looking deeper to unearth the root cause of your discomfort, breaking through limitations, & harnessing your power. You’ll receive direction & concrete solutions for health, family, relationships, personal development, life purpose, & career/business

Iddi Zackari, M.T.S., RMFT, RP

Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist

Location Near Therapist: Brampton, ON
Fast Contact: Email or Call Iddi.
DepressionAnxiety
Christian CounsellingPTSD
Childhood TraumaMarital Counselling
Motor Vehicle AccidentAnger Management

As a Registered Therapist I provide a safe space for you to address your concerns constructively and confidently, freeing you to enjoy all the good things life has to offer. Don't wait another minute to call or email me. I will be happy to meet with you.


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Therapist Brampton, ON

Peel Village, Ambro Heights ON, Northwood Park, Mount Pleasant ON, Madoc, Heart Lake, Valleywood

In 1974 Brampton and Bramalea merged and the development of one city proceeded.  When the Odeon closed the Capitol Theatre, it was renamed the Heritage Theatre and turned into a home for the musical and performing arts. The new Rose Theatre replaced this original structure.  In 1997 the William Osler Health Centre became the 6th largest hospital corporation in Ontario with the amalgamation of Georgetown and District Memorial Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and Peel Memorial Hospital.1 In 2007 the new Brampton Civic Hospital opened its doors to replace the older entity.  For individuals seeking healing and better emotional and mental health, psychotherapy provides dynamic and effective treatment addressing both past and present issues for a better future.

The multicultural population with immigration showed a need for English as a Second Language and this was undertaken by the Peel Board of Education with volunteer instructors.  In a short time the daytime courses were taught by qualified, paid instructors.  The Catholic Board expanded to language programs offering classes in over twenty languages.Focused and compassionate treatment is available those who seeking healing with a spiritual focus.  The motivation came from parents who wished their children to pursue their ancestral language and heritage.  The Carabran festival hosts Italian, Scottish, Ukrainian and West Indian cultures with over fifty thousand visitors in over twenty pavilions, being anchored by a Canada pavilion at the 25th anniversary.  There is a visible South Asian presence.

Mental Health in Brampton

Brampton crime rate is increasing from the past 3 years. People, houses, and cars are robbed all the time. Drugs are a major issue. There�s also a problem with Indian on black racism, especially in the schools. Stay away from places like chinguacousy, williams parkway, and pretty much all of Springdale. Brampton is not safe for small and medium business also, every day more then one store broken and things stolen, big fear in business community. The new people who move here no longer have pride in ownership. Seeing police cars parked in front of certain homes has become the norm.2

To sum everything up, basically, Brampton has a problem with robberies, drug use, and racial violence. But it is still not considered a "Ghetto" and is no where close to higher crime areas like Rexdale, Jane & Finch and Lawrence Heights.3

Current Initiatives

A three year project is underway by the Province of Ontario to improve mental health services being provided to college and university students.4 The province has backed this initiative with over $27 million in funding and involves eleven proposals. One proposal is a mental health hotline available to the city of Brampton and through the entire province of Ontario. This 24/7 hotline will be available to students and will provide mental health referrals and other information.


References

1. Wikipedia. (2014) . Brampton, ON. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brampton.
2. Brampton, Canada. (2014) . Crime rates in Brampton. Retrieved from http://www.numbeo.com/crime/city_result.jsp?country=Canada&city=Brampton.
3. Brampton Safe City. (2014) . Community Safety Topics. Retrieved from http://www.bramptonsafecity.ca/safety-topics/children-youth-family/youth-database.shtml.
4. Ontario Province News. (2014) . Ontario Province Proposal Details. Retrieved from http://news.ontario.ca/tcu/en/2013/03/strengthening-mental-health-supports-for-postsecondary-students.html.