Carrie Fleetwood, M.Ed., MFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
6633 Hwy7E, Suite 203 Ashgrove Medical Building, Markham, ON L3P 7P2
The good news on this dark subject is that there is hope! Depression is very treatable and you can and will feel better with a multifaceted approach. First, you will need to discuss this with your doctor and/or psychiatrist for the possible medical aspects but then, combined with the right therapeutic techniques and a safe, supportive therapist (like me! :) you will learn to regulate your mood, find new ways of managing stress and difficult emotions, make needed changes in your life, and begin to recover from underlying pain and past trauma. I would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your treatment so don't hesitate to call me!
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.
Richard Amaral, Ph.D., C. Psych.
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.
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.....
Herman Chow, D.Min, RP, RMFT & Brenda Chan
Registered Psychotherapist & Registered Marriage & Family Therapist
Suite 600, 15 Allstate Parkway, Markham, ON L3R 5B4
Depression is like falling into a deep hole and you can't seem to get out. Using a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Emotion Focused Therapy, I can help you manage your depression so that it won't negatively impact your relationships, jobs, and health. Even as little as a few sessions, you will see that you are not as stuck and able to make movement in life. You will gain a sense of control and joy into your life.
Gayle McGuire, MDiv
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.
Marcus Chow, M.Div., RP
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.
Winnie Lai, MDiv., RP, RMFT.
15 Allstate Parkway, Markham, ON L3R 5B4
Winnie's approach to depression draws primarily from Cognitive- Behavior Therapy. If you feel that you don't have the energy to do things, or even get up in the morning, then come in for counselling. Counselling can help you to explore what is the bothering you emotionally, understand yourself better, and learn how to see or understand the issues from a better perspective
Kimberley Cochrane, MA, RP, dipTIRP, CEC, CAPT
Registered Psychotherapist (RP) - Individual & Couples Therapist, Embodied Mindfulness Therapist
6633 Highway #7 (at Ninth Line), Markham, ON L3P 1Y7
I'm a relational psychotherapist. So while I know that you feel bad inside, I also see that a lot of those bad feelings - worry, low self-esteem, fear of failing, depression - exist at the boundary or interface where you meet the world. They're relational feelings as well as self-feelings. They sound like: "Am I good enough? Have I made a mistake in their eyes? Do they like me? Am I in trouble?" When you feel that the answers to these questions are negative, then you feel badly about yourself, in yourself. Relational psychotherapy helps you understand your depression, yourself and how just being bad feelings is the first step towards moving past them.
Todd Hayen, PhD, RP
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.