Hari Chettiar, M.A., R.P., CRPO

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  • Registered Psychotherapist
  • 328 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 3W5
  • Phone: 519-766-8292
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  • Session Fees: $90 to $150
  • chettiarcounselling.ca
  • This member is also available for online counseling.
  • Online-counseling methods: Phone, Webcam

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Free 30 minute phone consultation

Have you been shutting down or having angry outbursts more often? Do you feel stuck or lost during such moments? It seems like you have tried everything, but you still feel stuck and your worries seem to be getting worse. I understand that it can feel scary to reach out to a counsellor. You want to make sure that the person you talk to has the right expertise and is a good fit for you.

In your counselling sessions, you will have a safe and non-judgemental space to share your pain and concerns. You will get the support you have been needing to navigate the deeper parts of yourself, heal from emotional wounds, and enhance your coping capacity. You will develop new strategies that will help you during this difficult time.

In order to accommodate your work schedule, I am flexible in offering day, evening, or weekend appointments. Together, we’ll create a plan to help you feel better. To make counselling more accessible, I offer a sliding scale to accommodate clients that face financial barriers. Visit my website (chettiarcounselling.ca) to learn more and book your initial appointment.

Areas of Focus

  • Anxiety

When we experience intense levels of fear, we may begin to ruminate (overthink) and/or experience panic symptoms such as breathing difficulties. In our sessions, you will have an opportunity to tune into your fears and manage panic symptoms.

  • Depression

A deep sense of sadness can leave us paralyzed, feeling apathetic and emotionally exhausted. In our sessions, you will get a chance to contextualize your concerns, reframe your thinking, and create a plan to effectively manage symptoms of depression.

  • Relationship Issues

In vulnerable moments, we reach out to our partners for support. When we don’t feel heard, we feel distressed and either pursue or withdraw from our partners. In our sessions, partners will learn to tune-in to each others’ needs and foster a sense of connection.

  • Parenting Consultation

We are all hardwired for connection. Children actively seek out their parent’s attention to connect with them. In our sessions, you will learn to tune-in to your child's emotional state, address behavioural concerns, and repair after moments of rupture.

  • Substance Abuse

Emotionally triggering moments can lead us to desperately seek out relief. In our sessions, we will create a plan to incorporate healthy coping strategies, manage underlying stressors, and heal from past emotional wounds.


  • M.A. Counselling Psychology
  • B.A. Psychology
  • Emotion-Focused Family Therapy Training
  • Solution-Focused Therapy Training
  • Professional registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused


328 Woolwich Street, Suite F, Guelph, Ontario
Free parking available on premise and plenty of parking on nearby streets

Session Fees

Please visit my website (chettiarcounselling.ca) to learn more about my fee structure.

Receipts are provided with my CRPO license number at the end of each session. Fees for registered psychotherapy may be reimbursable by your extended health benefits.

Payments are accepted through credit card or cash. I offer a sliding scale to accommodate clients that face financial barriers.

Hari Chettiar Reaches

Guelph ON