Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Ottawa, ON.

Licensed professional counselling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Ottawa, Ontario.


Conny Barry, RP, M.Ed. (Counselling), CCC
Anxiety Counsellor

Conny Barry, RP, M.Ed. (Counselling), CCC

Can. Cert. Counsellor and Registered Psychotherapist

Ottawa South, Alta Vista, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 5T7 | 613-733-1422

Anxiety and Stress are both life and living challenges. They are part of the normal obstacles we face in our lifetime, be it in health, in illness, in marriage, in couple and relationship issues, in aging and with our children. The thoughts, feelings and behaviors associated with them can often overwhelm and even paralyze us when they occur. In a supportive and empathic environment I help people understand and demystify these feelings and find coping strategies so that they can overcome these crippling experiences in order to live productively again.

Richard Merrill Haney, M.Ed., Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy)
Anxiety Counsellor

Richard Merrill Haney, M.Ed., Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy)

Couple Counselling/Coaching and Family Mediation Specialist

Bank Street (On the Rideau Canal), 15 Aylmer Ave. (Entrance at the rear door, at 7 Galt St.) , Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X1 | 613-234-5678

My cross-training in counselling, conflict resolution, mediation and hypnotherapy can be very empowering for clients who come to my practice suffering from anxiety and stress. Unfortunately most people attempt to reduce their stress by choosing a form of pleasure that only leads them into more stress. I remind my clients that they can choose to utilize stress reducing techniques rather than stress increasing choices. Another common symptom is anxiety about becoming anxious again. I teach clients that if they focus on the present moment that this anxiety can be markedly reduced. I teach clients the techniques of getting a good sleep....the most important stress reducing factor.

Liesel Aranyosi, Registered Professional Counsellor
Anxiety Counsellor

Liesel Aranyosi, Registered Professional Counsellor

Registered Psychotherapist

Lifesource Medical Centre, 2130 Robertson Rd., Ottawa, Ontario K2H 5Z1 | 613 291 3865

Most of us talk ourselves into anxiety and stress but we can definitely talk ourselves out of it just as well. By identifying the common mental mistakes behind anxiety and stress, we begin to understand how we talk ourselves into feeling anxious and stressed out. My role as a therapist is to teach clients how to correct those mental mistakes and make replacement thoughts to help us feel the way we may want to feel. Moreover, clients will be learning the different relaxation techniques and practice the ones that work for them best. And, the best part is, clients have learned self counselling skills, that they can use for their lifetime, by the end of therapy!

Gerald Joy, RSW, RMFT, CD
Anxiety Counsellor

Gerald Joy, RSW, RMFT, CD

Clinical Social Worker and RMFT

53 Shouldice Cresent, Kanata, Ontario K2L 1M8 | (613) 447-5041

There’s a lot you can do to manage your stress, but the first thing you need is a break between stressors to give your parasympathetic nervous system a chance to restore your equilibrium. A hot bath or a relaxing book is good or Something much more powerful is necessary: deep relaxation. Deep relaxation is a practice that requires 15 minutes of your time each day. During that 15-minute period, your total concentration is focused on relaxing your body and mind to achieve a state of deep calm. This exercise releases endorphins (the body’s natural opiates), creating an emotional high. Deep relaxation practiced daily strengthens your immune system and reduces your risk of stress-related disea....

Janelle Comtois, MSW RSW
Anxiety Counsellor

Janelle Comtois, MSW RSW

Registered Social Worker

368 - 440 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7X6 | 613-863-5092

Clients struggling with anxiety will benefit from both cognitive behavioral and acceptance and commitment therapy approaches to help them learn to better cope with their emotions. They will learn to manage their stress effectively and problem solve around any psychosocial stressors that might be contributing to their emotional stress.

Cynthia Schoppmann, MA, CCC
Anxiety Counsellor

Cynthia Schoppmann, MA, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

110 Bearbrook Road, Suite 206, Blackburn Hamlet, Ontario K1B 5R2 | 613-317-2179

Helping client's understand what the difference is between stress and anxiety. Helping them identify what is causing them anxiety and what stressors they may be able to eliminate from their lives. Offering clients a variety of strategies to cope with stress and anxiety --- exploring healthy lifestyle habits, work-life balance possibilities, learning to say no and setting appropriate boundaries, self-care, CBT strategies (such as using a thought record), mindfulness strategies (deep breathing exercises and progressive muscle relaxation), etc.

Anxiety Counselor

Saint-Paul University

223 Main Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Saint Paul University’s Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre welcomes a diverse clientele, for individual or couple’s therapy. Services are provided by counselling interns at the Master of Arts and Doctoral level in Counselling and Spirituality at Saint Paul University. *Services in French available

Centre For Interpersonal Relationships
Anxiety Counsellor

Centre For Interpersonal Relationships

Registered Psychologists, Therapists, Counsellors

267 O'Connor St., Suite 600, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1V3 | 1.855.779.2347

Learning how to manage anxiety & deal with the irrational thoughts or distressing behaviours associated with anxiety is an essential first step to recovery. Processing the deeper emotions & meanings associated with past & present day difficult life situations is also important to build a more secure, resilient self that is capable of facing the challenges of everyday life without becoming overwhelmed.

Ros Macdonald, BA, MSW, RSW
Anxiety Counsellor

Ros Macdonald, BA, MSW, RSW

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Unit 125 - 2111 Montreal Rd., Ottawa, Ontario K1J 8M8 | 613 744-4768

I will support you: to have hope and confidence that you can resolve your anxiety; and to make choices that will lead you to your greater physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. I offer relaxation exercises and cognitive therapy. I am trained in EMDR which greatly helps overcome anxiety, stress and trauma. I offer EFT which also positively shifts our thinking and modifies our anxiety response. I serve adults, & young adults 16 and over and seniors. By acknowledging you have a problem and wanting to find a solution, you are much closer to resolving it. This is your opportunity. I am here to help.

Joan Stafford, M.Ed., CCC, RMFT, RP
Anxiety Counsellor

Joan Stafford, M.Ed., CCC, RMFT, RP

Reg. Marriage and Family Therapist, Can. Cert. Counsellor, Registered Psychotherapist

48 Majestic Drive, Nepean, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1C8 | 6138789811

Anxiety and stress can be overwhelming and debilitating. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is very effective in helping people manage and overcome anxiety and stress through changing their patterns of thinking and relating to the world. Within a supportive, therapeutic context, I help clients understand the nature of their anxiety and stress, then empower them to change their feelings through a variety of cognitive behavioral techniques.

Gill Reilly, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Anxiety Counsellor

Gill Reilly, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Registered Marriage and family Therapist, Certified EMDR

0ttawa, Ontario K2A 2V2 | 613-761-7177

For many years I have taught Relaxation and Imagery for anxiety and Stress issues. I have found Mindfulness meditation to be particularly useful to those clients who commit themselves to the process. EMDR [eye movement desensitizing and reprocessing] can also be useful in reducing Anxiety. I work with Generalized Anxiety as well as Social Anxiety. Cognitive/ Behavioral therapy is useful with clients suffering from these issues.

Abundant Living Counselling Group
Anxiety Counsellor

Abundant Living Counselling Group

Counsellors

Various locations in Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 0G3 | 613-727-4455

Anxiety and its cousins, fear and panic, have cognitive and emotional components and behavioural manifestations. Clients become skilled in recognizing this negative spiral, where negative thinking reinforces emotional dis-regulation, by challenging this unconscious mechanism with conscious and healthy replacement tools. Clients are ultimately able to live a life of conscious choice in the present.

Arthur Karp, M.Ed; RP, CCC
Anxiety Counsellor

Arthur Karp, M.Ed; RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Counsellor

43 Auriga Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 7Y8 | 613-822-3300

Dealing with anxiety and stress involves some understanding of the situation and what might be causing or contributing to a problem. Often it will be the unique way in which we think about something said to be our automatic thoughts and from there we learn to evaluate them for any sign of distortion. Our thoughts for example, may come across as catastrophizing or seeing only the worst in an event which will naturally lead to anxiety/stress. In counselling we can gain some valuable insight and achieve greater awareness learning to step back examining with a different lens and therefore expanding our perspective. This serves to allow for a more enlightened thought or mood to emerge.



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Ottawa is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 2790.30 square kilometers.  The population of Ottawa is nearly 1 million people with 373,756 households . The population ranking for Ottawa is #4 nationally and #2 for the province of Ontario with a density of 334.80 people per sq km. Ottawa therapists serve postal code: K1T.