Counselling in Kitchener, ON. Find the Right Therapist.

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Leah Valian, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker / Registered Sex Therapist (BESTCO)

15 Schneider Avenue (at Queen Street), Kitchener, Ontario

Relationship issues? Great relationships are at the heart of living your best life. Whether individual or a couple, I can help you to find greater communication, connection and satisfaction. Let's design what best suits you from where you are right now.

Janice A. Graham, Ph.D., RCC

Psychotherapist - Professional Therapy by Phone & Email

547 Michigan Street, Suite 203, Victoria, British Columbia

"I help people to have better lives using effective traditional and up-to-date-therapies. My counselling approach is first to hear your story, next encourage your insight and understanding, then help you make changes to make your ongoing life more satisfying."

Shelley Read, BA, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker, Counsellor, Aging Well Consultant

690 Belmont Ave W., Suite 101, Kitchener, Ontario

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.

Tressa Porter, M.A.

Therapist and Consultant

Online Therapist / Coach

As a therapist, I am a skilled guide through the often overwhelming terrain of feelings. I create a safe space with you to feel the fullness of your life and to make sense of your experience . This leads to empowerment from the inside out.

Patti Moses, MSW RSW

Registered Social Worker MSW RSW

Kitchener, Ontario

Hi! I'm Patti and I am passionate about supporting you with your life challenges AND changes. Let's meet and talk about what is happening right now in your life. I have flexible hours and quick availability. call 519-503-0400 or email pattimoses@gmail.com

Janeen Weatherhead, RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist & Canadian Certified Counsellor

84 Mary St., Elora, Ontario

My background is in psychotherapy consisting of several years experience counselling and teaching individuals, groups, couples and families. My office space is in my family home, where you will feel welcomed, accepted and at ease through the calm space I have created.

Laurie Blaikie, MA

Registered Psychotherapist

737 Belmont Ave. West (Belmont Village--near the corner of Union Blvd. and Belmont Ave.), Waterloo, Ontario

While life can be joyful, it can also be difficult. I provide a safe place of support as you cope with life's challenges. Together we'll explore your current strengths, and create new ones, as you grow in health and effectiveness.

Sarah Schlote, MA, RP, CCC, SEP

Registered Psychotherapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

5420 Highway 6 North, rooms 338-342 (East Entrance), Guelph, Ontario

Overwhelmed and tired of talk therapy? Our specialized team offers a safe, holistic approach to help you heal your relationship with yourself and others. Free yourself from trauma, anxiety, anger, addictions and stress. Hope, healing and empowerment are possible!

Cathryn Harris, Ph.D

Registered Psychologist

28 Weber Street, Kitchener, Ontario

For more than 30 years these have been my goals in helping people through the pain, trauma, and challenges that life inevitably brings. I believe it is how we respond to these universal experiences that shapes who we are and the direction of our lives.

Bruce Taylor, B.A., B.Ed., M.A., M.Div.

Individual Couple Family Counsellor, Sex Addiction Counsellor

1550 Gordon St., Unit 19, Guelph, Ontario

I am an Individual, Couple & Family Counsellor, a Sex Addiction Counsellor, and an Emotionally Focused Counsellor. I was trained by Dr. Susan Johnson, "The best couple therapist in the world" (Dr. John Gottman). At age 66, I also have experienced many of life's valleys.

Mitchell Harris Ph.D Clinical Psychology, Ph. D.

Registered Psychologist

28 Weber St, Kitchener,

Dr. Mitchell has extensive clinical experience, and has worked within multiple settings and with a wide range of clients - including in hospitals, college and university student health centers, child and family counseling centers, veteran treatment centers, and immigran

Maya Polywjanyj, M.Sc., Psychological Associate

Registered Psychological Associate, Clinical Psychology

195 King St W, Unit 303, KITCHENER, Ontario

Maya has extensive clinical psychology training and success with a variety of issues. She is down to earth, direct, yet warm and engaging. She creates a space for you to be very real with yourself. In this way, you are supported to discover and grow.

Susan Lovelady, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

39 Murrayhill Court, Kitchener, Ontario

I believe that each person is unique and I wish to work with you to find the techniques and develop the skills to help you become the person you want to be. I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment for you to explore, change and grow.



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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.