Emmy Montemurro-Baxter, MS Ed, RP, RMFT

Emmy Montemurro-Baxter View Specialties

  • Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Welland, Ontario, L3B 3Z0
  • Phone: 905-371-0572
  • Session Fees: Please contact the office for information regarding fees

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My Approach to Therapy 


 I work with you whether as an individual,  a couple or a family  to develop a relaxed and therapeutic relationship in which you can achieve personal growth, relationship growth and self acceptance.  I will help you to explore the  concerns that led you to contact me. Together we  will collaborate to find positive ways to utilize your inner resources to help you respond to the challenges life presents.  Our discussions can help you to organize your thoughts and feelings and can lead you to a greater understanding of yourself and the situation.  This can make it easier for you to make decisions about how you might want to proceed toward resolution.
 
 
My Background
 
 I am a registered psychotherapist. I hold a Masters in Education with a counselling focus.  I am a registered marriage and family therapist and an accredited family mediator.  I hold a certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and a Certificate in Parenting Coordination. I have been providing compassionate counselling/therapy since 1992.  I have been trained in various models of therapy including Client Centered, Humanistic, Solution Focused, Narrative and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. I combine elements from these models and  I tailor  my approach to you and the situation you present.  

  


Areas of Special Interest Include (but are not limited to):
  • Couple and Family Relationships
  • Individual concerns
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship Breakdown
  • Parenting
  • Parenting through separation
  • Blended family relationships
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Sexual Orientation and
  • Diversity

 

Past Employers

  • Niagara College 
  • Child and Adolescent Services of Hamilton-Wentworth 
  • Beamsville Family Health Team 
  
 
 
Services Covered by the Following Providers 
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
  • Victim Quick Response Program
  • Centre for Family Mediation (Welland Court and St Catharines Court)
  • Homewood Human Solutions EAP
  • Ceridian Lifeworks EAP
  • Optum Canada EAP
  • Medavie Bluecross
  • Greenshield
  • Manulife 
 
 
 Professional Associations   
  • College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Ontario Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Ontario Association for Family Mediation
  • Association of Family and Concilliation Courts  
  
 
 
How Therapy can Help 
 
Seeing a therapist can be helpful when you come up to any challenge in life whether that challenge is minor or seems insurmountable, or devastating.  Therapy is most often brief in duration. Sometimes just a single session and other times from 5 to 8 sessions,  can help you to discover your inner strengths and options for meeting life challenges.  Therapy can help you to gain a greater understanding of yourself and to develop intentional responses to the challenges in life.
  
 You are welcome to phone the office to schedule a free telephone consultation    905-371-0572   


Emmy Montemurro-Baxter Reaches

Niagara Falls ON
Welland ON