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

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

I use the word "Psyche" with my clients to describe how they have a perturbance in their everyday life-style which prevents them from having a normal life. Hippocrates believed (and I do too) that when someone is out of touch with the world around them then it makes sense that there would be a perturbance to symbolize to them that corrective action is necessary. In that sense the perturbance is a good thing because it delivers a message to get back in touch with the Psyche, or the whole field, that we live in. I teach my clients that self-sabotage is actually our Psyche diligently attempting to signal us to get back in touch with ourselves. In a sense accidents are not really accidents.

Catherine Stafford, M.Ed., C.Psych.
Psychotherapist

Catherine Stafford, M.Ed., C.Psych.

Psychologist/Psychologue

1 Centrepointe Drive, suite 309, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 6E2 | 613-850-5754

As a counselling psychologist, my main focus is providing psychotherapy services to clients. This means that we talk together, as equals. Using different strategies we figure out what already works well for you as the client, what could work better, what feels "broken" and needs compassionate attention, and explore how to best support your healing process. I work from a strength-based approach, and strongly believe we are all capable of significant personal growth and loving relationships with ourselves and those in our lives.

Susan Top, Susan Top
Psychotherapist

Susan Top, Susan Top

Counsellor

421 Gilmour Street, Suite 201, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0R5 | 613 371 5715

My training and supervision in Self-In-Relationship Psychotherapy will allow me to help you work through old patterns. I can also help you to build new patterns and habits which will support healthy relationships and improved mental health. Change is not always easy, but with the right supportive environment we can surprise ourselves with how much we can grow.

Arthur Karp, M.Ed; RP, CCC
Psychotherapist

Arthur Karp, M.Ed; RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Counsellor

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

The approach I like to use in psychotherapy is to begin with ensuring a close bond or alliance can be quickly established where there is active listening, an opportunity for establishing trust and allowing empathy to flourish. Only then can we then challenge any distortions in thinking, help with the managing of emotions that may be overwhelming and distressful to a client. Also, assisting with searching for solutions and really serving to change the narrative either in part or altogether so there can develop a more hopeful and optimistic attitude. Examining and naming attachment wounds from childhood that may interfere with couple/family relationship dynamic in the present.

Michelle Berezny, M.A., RP, CCC
Psychotherapist

Michelle Berezny, M.A., RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist, Canadian Certified Counsellor

2081 Merivale Road, Suite 800, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1G9 | 613-324-0948

My approach to psychotherapy is kind, curious, and practical. I provide clients with a safe, supportive, and non-judgemental environment from which to explore the issues that may be preventing them from experiencing a full and well life. I support children, youth, and families in learning to identify and access their inner strengths and resiliencies.

Rita Ofili, BSW, MSW, RSW, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist

Rita Ofili, BSW, MSW, RSW, Psychotherapist

Registered Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist: Individual, Marriage & Family therapist

2039 Robertson Rd, suite 501 (Bell Mews Plaza), Nepean, Ontario K2H 8R2 | 613-890-2006

I am a Registered Social Worker, I hold a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor of Social Work degree. I am a counselor in private practice, I provide individual, couples, and family counseling in the areas of mental health, career transitions, issues related to relationship problems, marital issues, recovery after a relationship break down, life and family adjustments. I believe that everyone is resilient and can regain and rebuild their strength in therapy after serious life challenges. I am an engaging therapist and I bring humor into my sessions as I support you in your recovery journey. I am a client-centered, solution-focused therapist.

Michael Hart, M.A., CCC
Psychotherapist

Michael Hart, M.A., CCC

Certified Canadian Counsellor

1825 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 7C6 | (613)699-1677

Counsellors at Elim are highly trained psychotherapists who hold professional membership with the Canadian Counselling and psychotherapy Association. As such we are not only qualified to offer psychological services, but also abide by the high ethical standards of this governing body. In addition our practice is supervised by a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience. An additional benefit of having such supervision is that clients may be eligible to have all or part of their fees reimbursed by their insurance company if they have benefits that cover counselling.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Centre For Interpersonal Relationships
Psychotherapist

Centre For Interpersonal Relationships

Registered Psychologists, Therapists, Counsellors

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

Psychological treatment involves a comprehensive assessment and evaluation of current psychological symptoms, and psychotherapy that addresses the root causes of a specific psychological disorder. Research affirms that individuals do improve as a result of psychotherapy, particularly when they are committed to the process. In an initial session, your mental health professional will work with you in a collaborative fashion to identify treatment goals. He or she will also collect basic demographic data, obtain your consent to the treatment you are to receive, and inquire as to any questions you may have about the course of treatment that has been discussed.

Gill Reilly, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Psychotherapist

Gill Reilly, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Registered Marriage and family Therapist, Certified EMDR

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

I use a variety of models in my psychotherapy. Most importantly I believe a warm respectful, non-judgmental environment provides the safety a client needs to address very personal and painful issues in a therapy session. Helping a client see their own uniqueness and inner beauty and to develop confidence in those aspects of themselves allows a client to move forward quickly. I have huge respect for the courage it takes for a client to begin work with a therapist. Depending on the needs of a client I use Experiential or Relational or Psycho-dynamic or Emotionally Focused or other Attachment based therapy, I specialize in working on Healing Shame with some clients and EMDR for Trauma.

Carolann M Trainor, MAPC, RP
Psychotherapist

Carolann M Trainor, MAPC, RP

Registered Psychotherapist & Pastoral Psychotherapist

317 Catherine Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5T4 | 613-371-7472

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a positive manner. Its aim is to help people understand the thoughts behind feeling anxious or depressed and addressing these thinking patterns. Psychotherapy will help you change behaviors and habits that are limiting you, to experiencing your fullest potential.

Gerald Joy, RSW, RMFT, CD
Psychotherapist

Gerald Joy, RSW, RMFT, CD

Clinical Social Worker and RMFT

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

Psychotherapy is most successful when the individual enters therapy on their own and has a strong desire to change. If you don’t want to change, change will be slow in coming. Change means altering those aspects of your life that aren’t working for you any longer, or are contributing to your problems or ongoing issues. It is also best to keep an open mind while in psychotherapy, and be willing to try out new things that ordinarily you may not do. Psychotherapy is often about challenging one’s existing set of beliefs and often, one’s very self. It is most successful when a person is able and willing to try to do this in a safe and supportive environment.

Michelle Bentley, MA, RP, RMFT
Psychotherapist

Michelle Bentley, MA, RP, RMFT

Registered Psychotherapist; Individual and Family Therapist

2948 Baseline Rd #206 , Ottawa (Nepean), Ontario K2H 8T5 | 613-601-1475

I welcome you to consider psychotherapy with its in-depth approach to counselling. Together we build a trusted relationship that supports you in considering perspectives and changes. In therapy people often want to become more aware of their beliefs, feelings, thoughts, relationships, or choices in their lives. My integrative approach enables me to modify therapy to specific goals and needs of each person or family, and to meet new concerns. Starting with our first meeting I invite working together and with your feedback as I draw on knowledge and experience to support you using cognitive, behavioural, creative, emotion-focused, narrative, pastoral, and systems approaches. Ottawa & area.



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Help for marriages, separation, divorce, individuals, families and relationships in Ottawa, ON and the surrounding areas.

Other Areas of Practice: self-esteem counselor, addiction therapist, burnout counselor, career change, psychological assessment, chronic pain management, depression counseling Ottawa, grief & loss, abuse, debt counseling Ottawa, teenagers, Christian counseling Ottawa, husband, wife, trauma counselling, financial therapy, adolescents and youth counseling, eating disorders, stress & anxiety.

Related Sites:
Ontario Psychological Association
Canadian Counselling Association
City of Ottawa
Canadian Psychological Association

About Ottawa, ON

Central, East End, South End, West End, Gloucester, Kanata, Nepean, Cumberland, Goulbourn, Osgoode, Rideau, Marlborough, North Gower, West Carlton, Fitzroy, Torbolton, Huntley, Hisotrical District

Ottawa, Ontario is the capital city of Canada and lies on the eastern edge of the province. The weather patterns of Ottawa can be variable and extreme running in to the different seasons which, however, allows for a variety of recreational activities and requiring a wide range of wardrobes.  The summers are relatively hot and short aggravated by high humidity. This makes for interesting life here as people have become capable at adapting. Hot days beyond 30 degrees C have appeared as early as March or as late as October.  Winter temperatures are lowest in January.  Snow can last in to May or as early as October although these extremes will be brief.  Your counsellor in Ottawa, ON is a trained professional, licensed therapist who is committed to helping you work through difficulties while making new goals for a better life. Spring and fall are unpredictable with summer and winter not following the regular calendar.  Rare weather systems such as tornadoes, flash floods, extreme heat waves, hail storms and remnants from hurricanes have all left a mark in the past.  Small tremors or earth quakes have been noted as well. 

Ottawa has numerous activities for both residents and tourists and makes for a fine destination any time of the year. The world’s longest skating rink on the Rideau Canal winds its way through Ottawa for nearly five miles creating a form of transportation to the Downtown core. Casual outdoor skating rinks provide winter activities, as well as tobogganing, skiing and curling.  Winterlude is celebrated annually in February with the majority of activities in the Rideau Canal region.  Cycling, running and hiking are enjoyed on a large network of paved pathways winding through the city which also serve as transportation for tourism and recreation throughout the year.  Ice fishing takes place during the coldest winter months. Being the Capital City, Ottawa celebrates Canada Day on July 1st which is the birthday of the nation.  The Tulip Festival is enjoyed in May at which time the Netherland’s royal family gifts hundreds of thousands of tulips for the event.  Sunset at parliament hill is spectacular to see. The city of Ottawa has several health and wellness centers designed to keep people healthy and active. Diversity is great here, with people of several races and religions. The most common religion is Christian. Counsellor Ottawa, ON is someone with a desire to benefit you and your loved ones by resolving issues and hurdles in your life, bringing new freedom and renewed purpose.

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.