Do you find that the
challenges of day-to-day living prevent you from reaching you highest
Do you feel as though
you could improve your relationships, achieve more in your career and personal
development but find that you often encounter roadblocks?
Are you overwhelmed with
life’s responsibilities and want to find healthy ways to cope with the
John’s mission is to
help you remove those obstacles that prevent you from reaching you greatest
potential. He provides you with
opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of these pitfalls, which will
ultimately lead you to greater fulfillment.
John Kovac, M.A., RMFT, is a psychotherapist and
counsellor working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.
He is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist with the Ontario Association
for Marriage and Family Therapy and received his Master of Arts in Counselling
Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. He is
also a clinical member of both the American Association for Marriage and Family
Therapists (AAMFT) and the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors,
Psychometrists, and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).
John has been
working in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy for 8 years seeing men,
women, children, adolescents, couples and families. Some areas of
healing of couple and family relations
marriage enrichment and preparation
adjustments to major life events and orientations
grief and loss
remarried family issues
addictions of self or significant others
family of origin issues (e.g. sexual abuse, adult
children of alcoholics)
depression, anxiety and worry
John takes a holistic
approach to counselling and psychotherapy by gathering information, which gives
him a full picture of who you are within the context of your environment. Because your perceptions form your reality,
his purpose is to help you become
aware of those perceptions that hinder you from achieving your goals whether
they be a desire for greater connectedness with your spouse and family or
redefining your career objectives.
Once you become aware of
that which stands in your way, John works together with you to develop a deeper
understanding of why you have these self-sabotaging beliefs. Once you take
ownership of a situation it then empowers you to make much needed positive
changes and enables you to acquire that which is most important to you.
already have much of what you need to achieve your goals. John simply helps you remove obstacles
so you can learn more about yourself, the challenges you face and how to create
solutions that will lead to greater peace and well-being.
John has a
full playroom for children and uses attachment based approaches, sand therapy,
art, and play.
services are provided in four languages including English, Serbian, Hungarian,
John has been married
for over 30 years and has two children.
He is currently
providing counselling and psychotherapy to clients in Durham region (Ajax,