Counselling in Chatham, ON. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Chatham, Ontario will help you make the changes you want.


Shirley Faas, Shirley Faas

Shirley Faas, Shirley Faas

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor; Certified Christian Counselor, Licensed Minister

76 Sandys Street, Chatham, Ontario N7L 4Y5 | 519-365-9774

I provide distinctly Christian counseling, integrating the best of psychology and proven counseling techniques with the truth of God's word. I will assist you on your journey to a greater understanding of who God created you to be.

Tressa Porter, R.P.

Tressa Porter, R.P.

Tressa Porter R.P. Online Therapy

Available for Online Therapy

Online Psychotherapy is a convenient and powerful tool to transform your life. Why online? It's convenient and easy to access. I'll meet you wherever you are and help you make changes from the inside out to reclaim your life.

William  Empey, MA

William Empey, MA

Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

As an existential counselor, it is my goal provide affordable access to a safe and authentically held space for self-discovery. Together we will work to deepen your self-awareness, bring light into the dark shadows of your life and restore your sense of who you are.

Cynthia Brady, BSW, MA, RSW

Cynthia Brady, BSW, MA, RSW

Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Hello! Thank you for taking the first step to working on your needs or that of your relationship. I use an empathetic, non-judgmental approach and value transparency in my work as a therapist. It is my mission to build trust and rapport in counselling relationships.


Related Sites:
City of Chatham-Kent, ON
Canadian Counselling Association

Therapy Chatham, ON

Wallaceburg, Blenheim ON, Tilbury, Ridgetown, Dresden, Chatham-Kent Ontario

Chatham-Kent has a full-service family resort, called Chatham’s Wheels, which is 65,000 square feet consisting of an arcade, indoor amusement park, miniature golf course, indoor/outdoor pools with two waterslides, go-kart track, bowling lanes and various other attractions. With amenities like these, this location proves to be great fun not only for children and teenagers, but also for adults. Stop by and enjoy a friendly competition on the go-kart track or in a game of bowling.1 Visitors come from both the United States and Canada to this attraction. The city also hosts an annual Retrofest, held in the latter part of May, showcasing hundreds of classic and vintage cars for all to see and enjoy. There are also numerous conservation areas, along with two provincial parks—Rondeau Provincial Park and Wheatley Provincial Park. Psychotherapy is a solid approach to dealing with a lack of direction and focus for your life and future.  Therapists are ready to help you meet the challenge.   One of the popular universities within the city is Ridgetown College. This higher education location follows along with the industry of the area—agriculture. They offer degrees in horticulture, agriculture and veterinary technology.

Mental Health in Chatham

Chatham is an urban area located in Ontario, Canada, that has a lot to offer the residents living there. Although it is a smaller city than average, there are about 44,156 people living here, and there are new businesses opening all the time. Many changes have been made recently that have led to a stronger economy and a safer environment to raise children.

While changes are still being made, there are also other problems that need to be addressed. Mental health and the health of all citizens is, of course, very important. Some mental illnesses, such as social and emotional disorders, have become apparent´┐Żespecially among the youth of this area. The Mood Disorders Association of Ontario is one of the best non-profit programs that is dedicated to helping teens who face bullying, peer pressure, and depression.2

Another problem that has been evident among teenagers and young adults is eating disorders. Eating disorders can completely destroy a person's physical and emotional health, and treatment is absolutely crucial. National Initiative for Eating Disorders has made sure that there are many resources available, and you can contact them at 647-347-2393.3

Current Education

Many mental illnesses and other problems have been shown among the youth of the Chatham area. For this reason, they have been constantly working to improve schools and education for young people. The learning environment is one of the most influential parts of a child's life, and the school board has been cracking down on bullying as well as getting students involved in social activities.4 These will help improve life for young people, as well as their families, and will improve the community overall.


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017) . Chatham, ON. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chatham-Kent.
2. Chatham Ontario. (2017) . Mental Health Helpline | Mood Disorders Association of Ontario. Retrieved from http://www.mentalhealthhelpline.ca/Directory/Organization/1662.
3. NIED. (2016) . Resources | nied.ca.. Retrieved from http://nied.ca/resources/.
4. Lambton Kent District School Board. (2017) . Lambton Kent District School Board. Retrieved from http://www.lkdsb.net/.

Chatham is located in Ontario, Canada. Chatham therapists serve postal code: N7M.