Family Counselling Services in Kitchener, ON.

Find a family therapist in Kitchener, Ontario. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Karen Maud Coca, MSW, RSW
Family Therapist

Karen Maud Coca, MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Worker & Psychotherapist

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

If you are a family member of someone who is struggling with their mental health, addiction or sexual abuse, feeling at a loss as to how to support your loved one is not uncommon. It's also not uncommon to not be focusing on yourself and how this is affecting you as an individual, as well as your relationship with the loved one. Through open communication and validation of each individuals perspective, we can collaborate to find ways in which the family can support one another through difficult transitions. This includes setting boundaries and learning how to maintain these, understanding healthy versus unhealthy attachment in your relationships with your family members (co-dependency).

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

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

Registered Clinical Therapist

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

Families are unique, and as we all know, they can be very complicated. This is normal, as is the fact that sometimes they require help to navigate such complications. A great deal of my therapeutic work and experience over the past 20 years has been helping families with their expressed difficulties regardless of what those may be. Family Therapy at Growth Counselling Services provides all members of the family unit with a comfortable and safe environment that allows each member to express their perspectives and concerns free of judgment. Together, we will rediscover your families inner strengths and potential for positive change as individuals, and as a family unit. Call today.

Sarah Schlote, MA, RP, CCC, SEP
Family Therapist

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

The Refuge can support your family to heal and recover from a variety of life challenges, including trauma, addictions, grief and loss, separation and divorce, conflict, complex family dynamics, and other transitions and stressors. Our approach is trauma-specific, body- and emotion-focused, and grounded in attachment theory, neuroscience and family systems to help you and your loved ones restore respectful communication, mutual understanding, repair attachment injuries, develop emotion regulation skills, promote attuned parenting, and reconnect with joy and enjoyment with one another. Our team offers individual, couples and family sessions.

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

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 is particularly adept at facilitating change in families by structuring and modelling new ways of being and relating. From the very young to the old, her client's benefit as they begin to feel respected and heard by their family members with an approach that gets people talking about and processing their disappointments, hurts and needs. She has a unique way of recognizing and drawing on people's strengths and values to encourage a positive perspective in family sessions.

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

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

Registered Social Worker, Therapist

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

Each family has its own unique personality that impacts the functioning of its members. I am trained in a variety of therapeutic models and the approach I take will be catered to your family dynamics and the special challenges that brought you here today. When working with the family, I help improve their ability communicate openly to challenging issues and work through ups and downs in their relationships.

Janeen Weatherhead, MA, RP
Family Therapist

Janeen Weatherhead, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

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

We all learn differently, express differently, and quite often perceive experiences differently because we bring a different "lens" and that is why your counsellor needs to be CREATIVE and FLEXIBLE. As parents we feel a deep responsibility to be these great parents and raise remarkable kids, but life isn't so easy and we are far from perfect. We need to give ourselves a break sometimes because we are only doing the best we can with what we have. Sometimes we just need a little help along the way. No matter how large your family is, lets find solutions and have FUN while we are doing it!

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Margarete Juliana, RP, PhD
Family Therapist

Margarete Juliana, RP, PhD

Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

My family therapy approach involves seeing the whole family initially to understand each person's unique perspective, provide safety for each person to express themselves and to give each person the opportunity to determine their comfort level with me as therapist. I will then work with parts of the family (eg, siblings, parents, dyads such as Mother/Child, Father/Child, Sib/Sib) to support recognition of the unique cycle each group/dyad experiences as problematic in having the closeness and safety they desire within the family. I use Emotion Focused Family Therapy which is based on attachment research and which acknowledges our need to be known and loved by family members.

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

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

Registered Psychotherapist & Clinical Traumatologist

Available for Online Therapy

Are you a parent challenged by the illness of a child? Do you feel exhausted & sad at times? Has your partnership or marriage become strained? Is your family unit having trouble staying positive and enjoying one another due to stress and anxiety? I can help you develop coping strategies, restore balance, and manage the day to day challenges using brief solution focused therapy.


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Thank you for visiting our Ontario search of licensed family therapists in Kitchener.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counselling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Kitchener right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

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.