Sharon Purcell, MSW, RSW, SEP

Psychotherapist, Coach, and Counselor

Location: 34 Carscadden Drive, Buzzer 1816, North York M2R 2A8
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Personal Development/CoachingRelationships
Trauma, Panic, Chronic PainBuilding Resilience And Health
Addictions, Eating DisordersMindfulness And Mindsight
Parenting; SupernannyAnger, Anxiety Emotional Issues

A home where we feel respected is essential to health and happiness. My approach starts with discovering key values and dreams. Moving out from the individual, we weave a solid foundation from each person's dreams so the whole becomes greater than the sum of the parts

Jaime Saibil, M.A.

Registered Psychotherapist & Cognitive behavioural therapist

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
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AnxietyStress Management
DepressionWeight Management
Couples-Related IssuesAdolescents

My approach to counselling is quite couple-specific. Each couples gets stuck in different ways, whether it's unresolved issues, lack of effective communication strategies, or healthy conflict management skills, and requires different solutions as a result.

Catherine Wood, Ph.D.

Counselor/Coach

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
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IndividualsCouples
AdultsAttachment Issues
AnxietyDepression
Self-EsteemCoaching: Life & Executive

You can have an even better relationship by understanding and meeting each other's needs, and relating as lovingly and effectively as possible. Increased happiness and fulfillment in the relationship for both partners is a result of working with me on your relationship.

Anna Marson, M.A., RP, CCC, Heartfulness Psychotherapy

Psychotherapist

Location: Location of Therapist: North York, ON, M2K 1E2
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Mental healthAddictions
Trauma and PTSDAcquired Brain Injury (ABI)
DepressionAnxiety
Bipolar Affective DisorderBorderline Personality Disorder

I offer couples the opportunity to explore the root causes of their relationship concerns within a safe, supportive environment. As an objective third party, I am able to facilitate enhanced communication and connection between couples to restore their partnerships.

Samuel Cheng, M.Div, RMFT

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
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Couples / MarriageRelationship Issues
Depression / AnxietyAnger / Sadness
Grief / LossSeparation / Divorce
ParentingFamily of Origin

Strong marriages are foundational to a happy and secure family. I am passionate about marriage, and I work with couples to recognize destructive patterns, understand the drivers behind them, and help them access new ways to stay connected through the storms of life.

Winnie Lai, MDiv., RP, RMFT.

Registered Psychotherapist

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
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Individual, Couple & FamilyEmotionally Focused Therapy
Pre-Marital CounsellingDepression, Anxiety, Mood
Stress, Grief, Chronic PainADD / Self - Esteem
Communication, Conflict Christian Spiritual Direction

I have counselled people on various issues: Pre-Marital, Marriage, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, ADD, Low Self-Esteem. Christian/Biblical perspectives are available. I am a certified Marriage Enrichment Retreat facilitator.

Phyllis Ng, MA, OACCPP

Registered Psychotherapist

Location: 5799 Yonge St. Suite#806, North York M2M 3V3
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DepressionAnxiety
Adolescents/ChildrenRelationship Issues
ParentingChronic Pain
Self-esteem/Body Image IssuesLife Transitions

I practice Emotion-Focused Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Systemic Family Therapy to help people improve their relationships with their spouse/partner, parents/children, extended family members, coworkers, and peers.

Sharleen McDowall, Psy.D., C.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
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Anger ManagementDepression
Self-EsteemAnxiety/Phobias
Stress ManagementTrauma/Abuse
Couples/Marriage CounsellingPosttraumatic Stress Disorder

“My partner never listens", “My partner was unfaithful", “We never talk about our relationship” . These are just a few concerns that we address at my practice. Our couples counselling offers a confidential, non-judgemental atmosphere to navigate a variety of issues.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Location: North York M1L 4R9
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Emotional IssuesPartner Conflict/Relational
Behavior ChangePeak Performance
AddictionLife Coaching
Weight LossExecutive Coaching

Though we are not licensed marriage counselors, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides cutting edge brain optimization and rebalancing technology to better align the minds of partners to reduce conflict, increase hope---for the brain has the final word on change.

Maryam Ebrahimpour, M.Ed., RP., CCC.

Registered Psychotherapist / Certified Canadian Counsellor

Location: Unit 304- 250 Sheppard Avenue East , North York M2N 6M9
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Relationship/FamilyDepression/Anxiety
Grief/BereavementAdolescent Challenges
Trauma or Significant life eventPost Traumatic Stress Symptoms
Women's IssuesLife Stressors

I specialize in working with individuals, couples, and families. I use Emotionally Focused Couple's Therapy to work with you and your partner to address relationship challenges. I often work with children and teens utilizing play and art-based approaches.


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Canadian Counselling Association
City of North York

Therapy North York, ON

Thornhill, Downsview, Don Mills ON, Willowdale

North York, Ontario is a community-oriented location with a variety of great attractions for the entire family. WinterCity Festival lasts three days and has everything from concert and ice sculptures to a circus performance. This is a fantastic attraction for children, teenagers, and adult family members and is completely free. The Ontario Science Centre has hundreds of interactive exhibits including an IMAX educational area proving to be great for children of all ages. Rekindling your relationship is not easy and not always natural. With seeing a Christian marriage counselling family therapist, you can restart a journey together with the goal of a better life ahead. For families with a creative eye, the Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery is relatively large featuring the works of Italians and Canadians. However, if you are interested in getting outdoors visit the beautiful Toronto Botanical Gardens, specifically great for plant lovers and couples seeking a romantic environment. Among these locations, there are several theatres within the area featuring world-class shows great for children, teenagers, and adult family members.  Ancaster Public, Humber Summit Middle, and Rene Gordon Elementary are three of many schools located nearby.1

Marriage and Couples Mental Health in North York

The family structure in Canada is changing. Roughly 4 out of 10 first marriages have ended in divorce, and there are now more unmarried people than married for the first time in the history of Canada. 48% of North York residents fall under the category of �Couples with Children�, while 32% fall under the �Lone Parent� category.2 If you or someone you know is dealing with separation or divorce, always remember that if there are children involved, they are just as susceptible to the mental health problems, such as depression as stress, as the parents. North York offers many programs and services that can help in this transition process. For more information, visit familyservicetoronto.org.

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Family Service Toronto is an organization whose main purpose is to better all areas of Toronto, including North York, by providing its residents with access to many mental health programs. Some programs and services offered by Family Service Toronto in the North York area are parenting classes, programs to aid in the process and healing after a divorce for both parents and children, individual and family counseling, and counseling for domestic violence.3 The Families in Transition, or FIT, program is designed specifically to support families who are dealing with separation and/ or divorce by providing group sessions and education on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout the process. To get more information about the FIT program, please call 416.585.9151.4


References

1. Wikipedia. (2014) . North York, ON. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_York.
2. CBC News. (2014) . 4 in 10 1st Marriages End in Divorce . Retrieved from http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/4-in-10-1st-marriages-end-in-divorce-report-1.953894.
3. Family Service - Toronto. (2014) . Our Programs, Services and Areas of Expertise. Retrieved from http://www.familyservicetoronto.org/programs.html.
4. Family Service - Toronto. (2014) . Families in Transition - FIT. Retrieved from http://www.familyservicetoronto.org/programs/families.html.