Counselling in Kitchener, ON. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Melissa Lowe, MSW RSW

Melissa Lowe, MSW RSW

Registered Social Worker

301-684 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1N6 | 226-666-3989

I believe that asking for help shows strength, not weakness. I work collaboratively with my clients with a non-judgmental approach. Together we will work towards improving your overall well-being.

Margarete Juliana, RP, PhD

Margarete Juliana, RP, PhD

Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

You are struggling and in pain with your intimate relationship, or just feeling miserable and unhappy with your life. You don't need to manage this pain alone! A secure & safe therapeutic relationship is crucial to your success. Contact me for the support you need.

Rhonda Kane, R.N.B.Sc.N., MTS(PCC), RMFT, RP

Rhonda Kane, R.N.B.Sc.N., MTS(PCC), RMFT, RP

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist

The Kane Centre, 330 Trillium Drive, Unit A1, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3J2 | 226-499-9755

Rhonda has a Masters Degree in Counselling and is an experienced Individual, Marriage, and Family Therapist and a registered Psychotherapist. Her approach is genuine, down to earth, and practical using techniques that are well supported by clinical research.

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.

Karen Maud Coca, MSW, RSW

Karen Maud Coca, MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Worker & Psychotherapist

151 Charles Street, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1H6 | 2263365787

I have a passion for reconnecting to that dormant power within, to reach self-fulfillment through a collaborative and non-judgemental approach. Together we can embark on a journey of self-transformation within an ethnic, spiritual, LGBT2SQ+, and gender inclusive space.

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

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

Registered Social Worker, Therapist

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

I am here to help you take steps to better manage the obstacles that are holding you back from living a healthy and productive emotional life and work with you to discover a path towards self-awareness, restoration and growth in a non-judgmental, safe environment.

Shelley Read, BA, MSW, RSW

Shelley Read, BA, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker, Counsellor, Aging Well Consultant

690 Belmont Ave W., Suite 101, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1N6 | 226-339-2218

I am committed to helping my clients clearly define and reach their personal wellness goals from a strengths-based, holistic perspective. I put great emphasis on nurturing a respectful and trusting relationship as we journey towards discovering meaning and solutions.

Rick Defoe, MACP, CCC, RP-q, RSW

Rick Defoe, MACP, CCC, RP-q, RSW

Registered Clinical Therapist

24 Queens Square, Unit # 103, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 1H6 | 519-500-5514

NEW TO THERAPY? EXPERIENCED IT BEFORE? LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT? I have 20yrs of experience, and offer new and innovative approaches that help - in a safe space! Welcome to Growth Counselling Services - together we’ll explore change and what works best for you!

Sarah Schlote, MA, RP, CCC, SEP

Sarah Schlote, 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

Overwhelmed and tired of talk therapy? Our trauma and attachment-focused team offers a range of mind-body approaches to help heal your relationship with yourself and others, and address anxiety, anger, panic, fear, dissociation, depression, and unresolved past hurts.

James Morgan, M.Div., M.A.Sc.

James Morgan, M.Div., M.A.Sc.

Psychotherapist

21 Lydia, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 1V2 | 519 7453602

Treatment for relationship difficulties (communication, conflict, affairs), anxiety, depression, self-esteem, men's issues.

Noorayne Chevalier, BSc, MA, RP, OSRP, CCC, CCAC

Noorayne Chevalier, BSc, MA, RP, OSRP, CCC, CCAC

Registered Psychotherapist (RP), OSRP, Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC), Canadian Certified Addictions Counsellor (CCAC), Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP, MIchigan)

Available for Online Therapy

With 28+ years of providing quality 1 to 1 psychotherapy for individuals [adolescents - 14 yrs], adults & the elderly) presenting with a wide range of Mental Health, Substance Use & Other Addictions challenges. Special interest: the Muslim community.

Janeen Weatherhead, MA, RP

Janeen Weatherhead, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

125 St George St. West unit 6, Fergus, Ontario N1M 1H8 | 519-766-3978

My background is in psychotherapy consisting of several years experience counselling and teaching individuals, groups, couples and families. My office space is warm and welcoming, to make you feel at ease.

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

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 Certified Counsellor, and a Certified Sex Addiction Counsellor (CSAT), highly trained and experienced. I see clients in crisis in 24-48 hours. I was trained by Dr. Susan Johnson, "The best couple therapist in the world." I focus on concrete changes and results.

Kathryn Jones, Kathryn Jones

Kathryn Jones, Kathryn Jones

Counsellor

131 Union Street East, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1C4 | (519) 772-2116

I help professionals and students (age 18+) with anxiety and depression; OCD; work/school stress; relationship issues; unhealthy habits or behaviours; chronic pain; trauma; and grief. I encourage people to connect with what's important to them and set goals accordingly.


Related Sites:
City of Kitchener
Canadian Counselling Association

Therapy Kitchener, ON

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Kitchener, Ontario is the eleventh largest metropolitan area in Canada. The city offers an abundance of historical attractions as well as family-oriented fun for entertainment value. One of the Mennonite family’s homes is a historic museum, located in the heart of the city. Over the last few years, this area has committed to renew and clean up the downtown by converting the dying mall into office space, relocating a theatre, and turning an old department store into a children’s museum. These renovations are aimed at making the city more ideal for families with children and teenagers. Other renewal initiatives include a new city hall, and implementing a farmer’s market, where families are guaranteed to find great priced items, while interacting with other community members. The town has a multitude of cultural highlights. Some of the different events include the Open Ears Festival, Blues, Brews & Barbecues and the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest; all of which prove to be fun and entertaining for the entire family. In terms of education, Alpine, Bridgeport, and Clemens Mill are three of several public schools within the district.1

Mental Health in Kitchener

Kitchener, formerly the Town of Berlin, is a medium-sized city in Ontario province, with a population roughly 200,000. While Kitchener is one of the most educated cities in the country, and has one of the lowest unemployment rates at 6.6 percent, the city has experienced a rise in the cost of housing steadily over the years.2 This has led to many people moving out of their homes, and settling into ghetto neighbourhoods.

Unsurprisingly, health issues have also escalated, and it is estimated that 14 percent of the population has a disability.3 However, the local government is doing its best to cater to the needs of all those who suffer from mental disabilities. The Canadian Mental Health Association have their head office in Kitchener, and they work towards improving the standard of living of mental health patients.4

Addiction is another major problem, and the Ontario Addiction Treatment Centre provides care and specialized treatment for those who are dealing with it. They can be reached on any of the following numbers:

519-746-1919
519-279-6078

The risk of suicide is very real, and the Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council continues to spread awareness in order to reduce incidences of suicidal behaviour. They conduct workshops and talks, and can be called in an emergency on: 514-799-1813.5

Current Initiatives

The Enabling Minds project was launched in 2005, with the goal of creating awareness about mental health problems, thereby eliminating the barriers for those who are mentally disabled and wish to participate in physical activities.They encourage mental health patients to engage in exercise in order to reduce the risk of further diseases, and improve their lifestyle and well-being.


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017) . Kitchener, ON. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitchener,_Ontario.
2. Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. (2017) . EI Economic Region of Kitchener (2000). Retrieved from http://srv129.services.gc.ca/rbin/eng/kitchen.aspx?rates=1.
3. Kitchener. (2017) . If Kitchener Was A Village Of 100. Retrieved from http://www.kitchener.ca/en/livinginkitchener/If_Kitchener_were_a_village.asp#persons.
4. Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington. (2017) . Canadian Mental Health Association. Retrieved from http://communitylinks.cioc.ca/record/GCL0429.
5. Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council. (2017) . Risk Factors. Retrieved from http://wrspc.ca/need-help/risk-factors/.

Kitchener is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 136.77 square kilometers.  The population of Kitchener is 233,222 people with 92,217 households . The population ranking for Kitchener is #21 nationally and #9 for the province of Ontario with a density of 1705.20 people per sq km. Kitchener therapists serve postal code: N2E.