Addiction Therapists in Guelph, ON.

Counselling for addiction and codependency in Eramosa, ON. Help for alcohol and substance abuse, pornography, sex and internet addiction, gambling, and compulsive spending.


Laura May Culver, MSW, RSW, MA
Addiction Counsellor

Laura May Culver, MSW, RSW, MA

Registered Clinical Social Worker

Online, Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1C 1B4 | 519 313 0754

There are many types of Addiction. When addiction habit has become 'the boss' in your life and you want to take control back, I can help. I support people at all stages of change with addictions, including support for those in Recovery. Whether you are at the stage where you are starting to think about making a change with your habits or you are sure you must change in order to live the healthy and happy life you want, I can be your guide from where you are at.

Cynthia Brady, BSW, MA, RSW
Addiction Counselor

Cynthia Brady, BSW, MA, RSW

Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Dealing with addiction is not easy. Addictions can put barriers between people and their relationships, families, work, and well-being. When the source of addiction becomes more important than everything else, it is time to seek help. I have worked with people from all walks of life: those who are working, with families; those who have experienced chronic homelessness as the result of their addictions; and those who are concerned about increased use of a substance or behaviour (drugs/alcohol/sex/gambling/shopping, etc.). I work with clients from a harm reduction perspective, in order to minimize the damage that a substance or behaviour is causing in a person's life.

Shane Smyth, RP
Addiction Counsellor

Shane Smyth, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

55 Cork Street E, Suite # 305 , Guelph, Ontario N1H 2W7 | 647-879-7041

Recovery from addiction is often fraught with many difficulties. Having a supportive, accountability partner in the form of an experienced therapist who has lived experience of addiction and recovery can help improve positive outcomes and maintain recovery. Reducing self judgement and shame is vital to sustaining recovery and having a safe space to process these emotions is something I am happy to provide.

Jacqueline Guigue-Glaspell, M.S.W.;R.S.W.
Addiction Counsellor

Jacqueline Guigue-Glaspell, M.S.W.;R.S.W.

M.S.W.;R.S.W.

Guelph ON., Guelph, Ontario N1G 0A6 | 519-546-3135

The strength it takes to tackle an addiction is admirable. Shame and guilt hover over us as we try to dig out of the cycle of self abuse. We will together examine both your capacity and motivation to make change and set goals based on where you are at now. We can start this work together today and we can always involve others as needed along the way as you want. Your struggle is admirable and I want to share that my respect for those facing an addiction issue or supporting someone who is great. If you are struggling or hat help to support someone who is please do connect.

Jane Kraft, MSW, RSW
Addiction Counsellor

Jane Kraft, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist

47 Wyndham St N, Suite 407, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4E9 | 519-342-6271

I have lived experience with overcoming addiction and discuss this openly with those I work with. I work with clients with where they’re at and collaboratively work towards their goals around addiction. I have a deep understanding of the twelve-step model and can work with clients who want to incorporate both more or less of this approach. I believe the substance or behaviour someone is addicted to is often the symptom and not the “problem”.

Bayridge Counselling Centre, Counselling Centre
Addiction Counsellor

Bayridge Counselling Centre, Counselling Centre

Individual, Couples, and Family Counselling

845 Harrington Court, Unit #200A, Burlington, Ontario L7N 3P3 | 905-297-5317

If we do something repeatedly, that we would rather not do, then we have an addiction. The problem with addictions is that people get hurt. The addicted person may not recognize the seriousness of their situation, but eventually both the addict and their loved ones suffer tremendously in a state of helplessness. Many families have been destroyed from addictive behaviour such as substance addiction (drugs/alcohol), gambling, sexual addictions, gaming/internet addictions. A counsellor can help. Workshops, groups, individual or family counselling can assist in breaking the devastating cycle of addiction. Coping skills and emotional awareness to negotiate compelling urges and compulsive in

The Refuge, MA, RP, CCC, SEP
Addiction Counsellor

The Refuge, MA, RP, CCC, SEP

Registered Psychotherapist, Canadian Certified Counsellor, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

5420 Highway 6 North, rooms 338-351 (East Entrance), Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2 | 519-265-4681

We view addictions compassionately, as a symptom of unresolved emotional pain or trauma, and offer an alternative to traditional AA/12-step 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-focused and can help you navigate the complex interplay of shame, triggers, anxiety, secrecy, codependency, body sensations, relationship dynamics and relapse patterns.

Bojena Kelmendi, M.S.W. R.S.W.
Addiction Counsellor

Bojena Kelmendi, M.S.W. R.S.W.

Registered Social Worker, Therapist

12-421 Greenbrook Dr., Kitchener, Ontario N2M 4K1 | (226) 400-1912

Addiction often overtakes whole lives and keeps its victims in captivity taking away the joy and freedom. I work with you and support you to fight it off and rebuild your life. You develop skills to effectively cope with cravings, how to go through your emotions during rough time with no judgement, and keep moving forward towards healing the relationship you have with yourself and the relationships with the close ones and begin to savor the taste of life, free of addiction.

Margarete Juliana, RP, PhD
Addiction Counselor

Margarete Juliana, RP, PhD

Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Addiction brings pain and chaos individuals, couples and families. I see addictions as poor and destructive coping mechanisms and work with individuals and couples to interrupt the behavior and work to process the pain underlying the behavior. I am very familiar with 12 step programs and CSAT work that help individuals and couples make sense out of the addiction. I also work within a complementary framework of attachment and the importance of strong close inter-dependent, not co-dependent relationships with the most important people in one's life, family. Call me for a consult about your particular needs and situation.

Lisa Clendening, BEd, MSW, RSW
Addiction Counsellor

Lisa Clendening, BEd, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker, Counsellor

490 York Rd, Suite 208 Building A, Guelph, Ontario N1E 6V1 | 519-830-9034

Addiction can come in many forms, from substance abuse, to food addiction, gambling, sexual addiction, internet addiction, spending addictions, workaholism, and many others. The root cause of all addictions is a lack of connection to all aspects of self and others. I can support you to resolve underlying issues that create addiction and to put in place strategies to take back control over your life and wellbeing.

Steve Rose, PhD
Addiction Counselor

Steve Rose, PhD

Addiction Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

I help clients gain control over addictions to substances, gambling, gaming, and other addictive behaviours. I provide collaborative professional support, deepening insight into the underlying forces driving the addiction, increasing motivation for change. Throughout the process, clients gain clarity regarding their values, a sense of purpose and direction, self-confidence, social connection, and effective coping skills to regain a sense of control. Using Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I provide an empathetic person-centered approach, helping insights emerge throughout the interaction.

Colleen Fava, RP, BA, Second Degree Reiki
Addiction Counsellor

Colleen Fava, RP, BA, Second Degree Reiki

Registered Psychotherapist

336 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3W5 | 647-971-9680

Any type of addiction is a coping mechanism to help manage a need that wasn't or isn't being met. I believe that in order to help with any addiction, it is critical to figure out what the 'why' of the addiction is. Once the 'why' is uncovered then I work with my clients to help them give themselves what they need, what they were missing. Often inner child work is involved in helping to get through an addiction. My belief is that relapse is part of the process, it is all information and I treat relapse as such. Part of the healing with addiction is healing the shame that comes with the effect the addiction has had.

Bruce Taylor, BA, BEd, MDiv, MA, CCC, CSAT
Addiction Counsellor

Bruce Taylor, BA, BEd, MDiv, MA, CCC, CSAT

Individual Couple Family Counsellor, Sex Addiction Counsellor

161 Waterloo Ave, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3H9 | 519.766.2575

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.



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Thank you for visiting our Ontario page of therapists in Guelph who specialize in addictions in all forms- internet addiction, pornography and sex addictions, gambling, alcohol and drug abuse, shopping, and food addictions.  An addiction can destroy lives and relationships. Often times there is a codependent person somewhere in the sphere of an addict. Professional therapy from an addiction specialist in Guelph, ON is a vital part of recoverey and healing. We are ready to help, let's get started.

Guelph is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 87.22 square kilometers.  The population of Guelph is 135,794 people with 52,090 households . The population ranking for Guelph is #39 nationally and #18 for the province of Ontario with a density of 1511.10 people per sq km. Guelph therapists serve postal code: N1G.