Sarah Schlote, MA, RP, CCC, SEP
Registered Psychotherapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
5420 Highway 6 North, rooms 338-342 (East Entrance), Guelph, ON
The Refuge's team views addictions compassionately, as a symptom of unresolved emotional pain or trauma, and offer an alternative to traditional AA-based models. Our therapists can support you in the journey towards processing and healing the underlying hurts that are resulting in addictions as a coping strategy. Together, we can build the emotional regulation, distress tolerance and impulse management skills on the inside that can reduce the reliance on addictions on the outside, so that pain isn't so overwhelming. We are trauma specialized and can help you navigate the complex interplay of shame, triggers, anxiety, secrecy, codependency, body sensations, relationship dynamics and relapse.
Janeen Weatherhead, BRE, MA, CCC, RP-Q
Canadian Certified Counsellor
84 Mary St., Elora, ON
I am able to help with substance, alcohol & process addictions such as shopping, gambling, sex, porn and so on. The benefit to working with me is that I am a recovering addict of 10 years, so I understand how hard it is to ask for help and to try and change. I also understand the complex layers of addiction and the battle to stay clear of it. And I most definitely understand the guilt and shame associated when we are engaged in our addiction and what it does to the people that love us the most. I have years of experience with addictions and mental health issues. I believe in both abstinence and harm reduction as an approach to addictions. Call for a FREE 30 minute consultation today.
Bruce Taylor, B.A., B.Ed., M.A., M.Div., CCC
Individual Couple Family Counsellor, Sex Addiction Therapist
1550 Gordon St., Unit 19, Guelph, ON
I am a highly trained and experienced Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), trained by Dr. Patrick Carnes of the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). I am the only Certified Sex Addiction Therapist for a large area of southern Ontario. I offer programs for both addicts and partners of sex addicts, and hold Men's and Women's Groups . I am experienced in the treatment of all sexual addictions e.g. pornography, cybersex, sexual and emotional affairs, massage parlors, escorts and anonymous sex, etc. I am a facilitator of the Facing the Shadow Recovery Start Kit and an interpreter of sexual addiction tests. For more information see: www.btaylorsolutions.ca.