Depression Counselling in Markham.


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Depression Therapist

Alexandra Bond, Hon.B.Sc, (psych), M.S.W., R.S.W

Registered Clinical Social Worker and Therapist: Indvidual & Couples Therapist

Markham, ON L3P 2T2

Depression is not a sign of weakness! I can help you alleviate the guilt that accompanies depression. I am trained in evidence based strategies that are as effective as medication, but also better for relapse prevention. Being compassionate to the self and learning to adjust negative thought and behaviour patterns are key factors in overcoming depression. I will work with you to establish small manageable goals that will not overwhelm you. I will help you to improve relationships that typically play a major role in sustaining depressive symptoms. Simply taking the time to talk and process your thoughts will help you to feel better after only 1 session.

Depression Therapist

Gayle McGuire, MDiv

Clinical Counsellor

15 Allstate Parkway, Suite 600, Markham, ON L3R 5B4

Depression is prevalent in our society and it is a difficult illness to live with. I have experience working with people suffering from depression and if you are struggling with this issue we can work together towards a brighter and happier future. In a warm and safe atmosphere I will provide you with tools to work towards moving your emotions into a more positive framework.

Depression Therapist

Richard Amaral, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

9889 Markham Rd. (Hwy 48), Unit 211, Markham, ON L6E 0B5

Over the last couple of weeks, have you lost interest in things that used to interest you? Have you found yourself getting more tired than usual? Is it tough to get motivated over things you used to enjoy? Do you find yourself crying for no reason at all? These are some of the questions used to see if you are living with depression. I will help you gain insight into why you are feeling this way, and coach you on strategies to improve your mood.

Depression Therapist

Elizabeth Hepworth, HBA, MA, RP, OACCPP, CCPCPR

Psychotherapist

Within Driving Distance of Markham, ON

Depression is a normal human behaviour which typically indicates the need to slow down and spend time on "refueling" yourself. Depression becomes clinical when ignored and the emotion begins to interfere with everyday functioning. In a nurturing and caring environment we begin the slow process of making that person buoyant. We set up small achievable goals decided on by the client. The goal is to teach them how to accept, listen to their emotion and take action long before clinical depression.

Depression Therapist

Ron Wyse, DD, ThM, MDiv, BA

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist

1 Valleywood Drive, Markham, ON L3R 5L7

Aside from bio-chemical imbalances in one's body, depression can arise from a number of situational and relational factors. We can explore how any of these can be understood, responded to, and lived with in a way which can help to alleviate depressive challenges. It can be difficult to gain awareness of what's not right, and how to get things right, when you're battling just to survive. Our work together can help to clarify what's happening, and how to put helpful coping practices to work.

Depression Therapist

John Schurmann, B.A. Psych, B.S.W. (Hon), M.S.W.

Social Worker, Psychotherapist, ADD Specialist, Life Coach

199 Snowdon Cir., Markham, ON L3P 7S7

I define Depression as having an "Emotional Fever." If you're running an emotional fever and find it difficult to recover. Hire me as your counselor/coach and I will help you: 1) understand the reasons of your depression, 2) learn to read your emotional thermometer, 3) track your emotional fever, 4) establish a nurse-patient self-care relationship, and 5) build a strong support system. As a bonus, I will include a thermometer (at no cost). You will be able to take your or someone's emotional temperature quickly and easily. I have helped 1000's of people (young & old) recover from short and long term depression. Give me a try. I can help.....

Depression Therapist

Marcus Chow, MDiv, RP, RMFT

Registered Psychotherapist

15 Allstate Parkway, Suite 600, Markham, ON L3R 5B4

Over the course of life, one could experience depression, and lose both interest and energy to engage in daily life activities. In depression counselling, I will walk along side with you to unpack your situation and to draw out those negative feelings and thoughts relating to the situation. Together, we will explore those feelings and thoughts, and examine their validity. Moreover, I will support you and assist you to come up with some strategies to break some unhelpful behaviour patterns. You will be empowered to make positive changes, which allow you to see your situation from different perspectives. Sessions can be conducted in English or Cantonese.

Depression Therapist

Sylvia Sikakane, BSW, MA, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker: Individual, Couple and Family Therapist

6633 Highway 7 East, Suite 203, Markham, ON L3P 7P2

I assist individuals in identifying and assessing the symptoms of depression they may be experiencing and provide compassion, care and support in helping them to implement well proven techniques and strategies. Individualized coaching and support is part of the treatment whereby individuals are assisted chart and monitor the changes or progress and ensure they have a balanced maintenance plan guard against relapse.

Depression Therapist

Todd Hayen, PhD, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Within Driving Distance of Markham, ON

Many years ago depression was called melancholia and was not considered so negatively as it is in our current "performance" focused culture. We are expected to be "up" continuously in today's busy life-styles, with work, children, relationships, and even in our playtime. The result of this sort of expectation and be debilitating and certainly can lead to long bouts of feeling out of control, unfulfilled, unmotivated and ultimately immobilized. Depression can certainly be dealt with through very effective therapeutic techniques. I work with clients to better understand the root cause of their sadness and help them to look at the possible meaning behind their depression and how to best cope.

Depression Therapist

Angela Colangelo, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Markham Road/Hwy 48, Markham, ON L6E 1A3

Depression is a common response to stressful life events, whether prolonged or acute. I help clients determine the possible causes, healthy copying strategies, support systems. Often my clients respond well to the offer of mindful presence and an empathic ear. I prefer to be a part of a larger team helping the client by encouraging them to speak with a spouse/partner, other family, doctor or religious community. I support responsibly the client's choice to pursue pharmaceutical treatment or not.


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