Counselling in Brantford, ON. Find the Right Therapist.

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Stephanie West, Hons. BCMH, MA, RP

Stephanie West, Hons. BCMH, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

325 West Street, B101, Brantford , Ontario N3R 3V6 | 2892308427

I offer virtual therapy to teens and adults in Ontario. I provide a safe, compassionate and collaborative approach to support you in addressing your concerns and develop a path to restoration and growth.

Bianca Uguccioni, RP

Bianca Uguccioni, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

*Currently Accepting New Clients* I believe therapy can provide a supportive environment to allow you to heal and be more attuned to yourself to live a life aligned with your needs, hopes, and dreams. Schedule a free 15-minute consultation to see if we are a good fit.

Soroosh Vafapoor, MPACS, MPS, RP

Soroosh Vafapoor, MPACS, MPS, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

I support people who feel lost and stuck in their lives. I prioritize helping client's develop self-compassion and self-kindness, through which you can become more open to exploring new perspectives and solutions to your life's challenges.

Francis Psychotherapy & Consulting, MSW, RSW

Francis Psychotherapy & Consulting, MSW, RSW

Social workers/Psychotherapists

Available for Online Therapy

Our team of therapists will provide a safe place for you to talk about the struggles you're facing. Working together, you'll identify what's going on and set new goals. You'll experience the perfect pairing of expertise, warmth, and encouragement from our therapists.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist (Alberta and Ontario)

Available for Online Therapy

[I offer video sessions throughout Alberta and Ontario]. I have been a psychologist since 1986. I have plenty of compassion, experience, and competence. I would be pleased to work with you.

Amanda Rennick-Hazen, M.E.d, RP, TITC-CT

Amanda Rennick-Hazen, M.E.d, RP, TITC-CT

Registered Psychotherapist, Clinical OSRP, Clinical Traumatologist TITC-CT, School Traumatologist TITC-ST

Available for Online Therapy

As a psychotherapist I am dedicated to improving the health and well being of my clients and it is my goal to make the therapeutic process as comfortable as possible. I work from a positive psychology perspective geared towards increasing confidence, self-esteem and hel


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Therapy Brantford, ON

Woodstock, Hamilton, Cambridge, North Dumfries, Brant, Norwich

Brantford has had a few scenes from films shot in the city, including Welcome to Mooseport and Where the Truth Lies.  A more recent film was Weirdsville that was filmed in downtown Brantford.  The residents poked fun at the downtown area, saying that not much needed to be done for the downtown to look haunted and decayed.  Some other entertainment that occurs in the area is the annual air show, where the Snowbirds perform.  Other attractions include a venue where weekly pro-wrestling matches are held.  The Sanderson Centre has live performances, along with many other places featuring live musical entertainment.  The sports teams in Brantford include the Brantford 99er’s Hockey Team, Brantford Red Sox baseball team, and a couple of different basketball teams. The Wayne Gretzky International Hockey Tournament is held annually in Brantford.1 The Kinsmen Club of Brantford has many different entertainment events that occur throughout the year, one of which being the weekly Bingo game every Thursday evening.

Even though there is not a large population base in Brantford, there are quite a few churches—thirty-five.  The different denominations include Anglican, Catholic, Baptist, Mormon, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, and United Methodist addresses the spiritual components of resolving issues and bringing closure to past issues.  There are also three different temples—Sunni Islamic temple, Sufi Islamic temple, and a small Sikh temple.  On the other side of the table there is the Brantford Golf & Country Club which was founded in 1879 and is the fourth oldest golf club in North America.  Additionally, in 2008, Brantford will be hosting the Allan Cup, which is in its 100th year of the event.  The Allan Cup is a similar to the Stanley Cup except that it is for senior amateur men’s ice hockey playoffs.  The original trophy was donated in 1908 by Sir H. Montagu Allan to replace the Stanley cup which is now used by the professional hockey teams as their championship trophy. 

Mental Health in Brantford

In comparison to the rest of Ontario, Brantford has poor mental health, shorter life expectancy, and higher infant mortality rates.2 Although this is true, the area has also done many things to help improve health and make healthcare more accessible. There are also many mental health services that are available to help families, couples, and individuals who are struggling.

The CMHA is one great example of a program dedicated to mental health. They provide community programs to work with large groups of people, individual counseling, couple and family counseling, and many other services that help people of all ages who are dealing with all sorts of problems.3

Current Initiatives

On top of making healthcare a bigger priority, the city of Brantford has other plans for the progression of this community. Their strategic plan involves making the area a safer place, providing more services to the population, and improving the quality of life for the city overall.4 There will be managed growth, environmental progress, and more jobs created, as well as many other things that will be very helpful for everyone living here.


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017) . Brantford, ON. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brantford.
2. HSIP (n.d.). (2017) . Population Health Profile. Retrieved from http://www.health.gov.on.ca/transformation/providers/information/resources/profiles/profile_hamiltonniagara.pdf.
3. Canadian Mental Health Association. (2017) . Brant County Branch. Retrieved from http://brant.cmha.ca/.
4. Corporation of the City of Brantford. (2017) . Brantford's Community Strategic Plan. Retrieved from https://mybrantford.ca.

Brantford is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 72.44 square kilometers.  The population of Brantford is 134,203 people with 39,215 households . The population ranking for Brantford is #56 nationally and #27 for the province of Ontario with a density of 1345.90 people per sq km. Brantford therapists serve postal code: N3R.