Phyllis Ng, MA, CCC, OACCPP

Registered Psychotherapist

Location: 5799 Yonge St. Suite#806, North York M2M 3V3
Fast Contact: Email or Call Phyllis.
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.

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.

Naomi Orvis, M.Div. Counselling

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist (RMFT)

Location: 45 Sheppard Avenue East, North York M2N 5W9
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Self-EsteemAnxiety
DepressionCouple and Family Relationships
ParentingTeen Issues
Emotional Managment

Relationships are among the most important things in our lives. In couples counselling you'll each get the tools and strategies to achieve your goals for your relationship and the space to create a deeper and more meaningful connection with each other.

Nancy Tavares-Jones, MC, RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist

Location: 5700 Yonge Street, Suite 200, North York M2M 4K2
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Existential CrisisTrauma / PTSD
AnxietyDepression
Suicidal IdeationCommunication Issues
Relationship Challenges

Helping couples, families, and partners learn more about themselves and what they bring to the relationships they're in. Let us all work together, and get everyone into a more emotionally healthy space.

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.

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.

Emma Kleiman, M.S.W.,RSW

Registered Social Worker

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
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Children and AdolescentsFamily Therapy
Parent-Child ConflictDepression & Anxiety
Trauma and PTSDAttachment
ParentingMindfulness

Couples, Families and Relationships

Mitch Smolkin, M.A., Counselling Psychology

Psychotherapist and Couples Counsellor

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
Fast Contact: Email or Call Mitch.
Eft Couples TherapyDistressed Relationships
Depression And AnxietyAbuse And Trauma
Self-Esteem And ConfidenceProblems In Living
Life TransitionsIsolation

I am certified in the gold standard of couples counselling, Emotionally Focused Therapy, with over 30 years of solid research. I make it a point of focusing on couples and making it a priority in my practice. Please see my website for testimonials from other couples.

Winnie Lai, B.Comm., MDiv., RMFT.

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
Fast Contact: Email or Call Winnie.
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.

Dharshini Chanderbhan, BSc., M.A

Clinical Therapist

Location: 5000 Yonge Street, Suite 1901, North York M2N 7E9
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dharshini.
Anxiety (Social, Panic, Fears)Depression
Anger (Court Approved & Other)Couples Counselling
Career CounsellingSelf-Esteem
Grief & LossRelationship Issues

Couples, Families and Relationship counselling and therapy services treating the greater toronto area. Couples, marital, divorce, and pre-marital counselling & therapy are some services offered.


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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.