Sharon Purcell, MSW, RSW, SEP

Psychotherapist, Coach, and Counselor

Location: 34 Carscadden Drive, North York M2R 2A8
Fast Contact: Email or Call Sharon.
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

Phyllis Ng, MA, CCC, OACCPP

Canadian Certified Counsellor

Location: 5799 Yonge Street, 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.

Irene Oudyk-Suk, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker, Couple's Counsellor, Sex Therapist

Location: 14 Purdon Dr., North York M3H 4W8
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EFT certified couple's therapySex therapy, BESTCO registered
Infidelity/affairsCross-cultural couples
Trauma, EMDR certifiedCouples in crisis
Gottman modelCommunication between partners

Infidelity, loneliness, hostility, sexual addiction-I've seen it all since I began working exclusively with couples many years ago. I'm a certified Emotionally Focused Couple's Therapist (EFT has a 75% success rate in clinical studies) & a registered sex therapist too.

Ken Walton, M.Ed. - B.A.

Psychotherapist and Counsellor

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
Fast Contact: Email or Call Ken.
Anxiety And DepressionAnger, Grief, And Fear
Couples CounsellingPersonal Growth
Mid Life CrisisYoung Adult Issues
Relationship Counselling

Couples counselling will allow your relationship to heal and grow. You will learn to communicate effectively, allowing your relationship to evolve and grow. Finding the right therapist is really important, so call for a free consultation. www.kenwalton.org

Lazzaro Pisu, NGH

Consulting Hypnotist

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
Fast Contact: Email or Call Lazzaro.
AnxietyDepression
Fears and PhobiasSelf-Confidence
Stop SmokingInsomnia
NervounessMotivation and life Coaching

Couple counselling can help in a wide range of relationship difficulties, I increase understanding of the underlyning problems affecting the relationship, to enable the couple to find new ways of dealing with their problems & to offer support in making changes.

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.

Marion Goertz, DMin, RMFT, RST, CTS, CEFT

Registered Marriage, Family and Sex Therapist; Certified EFT Therapist; Certified Trauma Specialist

Location: Suite # 221, 45 Sheppard Ave. E., North York M2N 5W9
Fast Contact: Email or Call Marion.
Couple and family therapySex therapy
Trauma therapyEmotion-focussed therapy
Career counsellingCorporate consulting

We all have primal needs to feel connected, accepted and loved. Yet, sometimes our closest relationships can feel distant and draining. When you are ready to address conflicts and renew commitments in your most important relationships, please be in touch.

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.

Catherine Wood, Ph.D.

Psychotherapist

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

Rivkah Horowitz, MSW, RSW

Professional Psychotherapist

Location Near Therapist: North York, ON
Fast Contact: Email or Call Rivkah.
AnxietyPanic Attacks
DepressionSelf Confidence
Relationship BreakdownChildhood Issues
ParentingSelf Expression

Couples all go through difficult periods, being able to work them out is a sign of a strong marriage. Communication skills and changing patterns are the ways my counseling can help you create a stronger union.


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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.