Karla Dawe, M.Ed(Counselling), RCT-C, CCC

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Seeking help is hard. I admire your courage & strength!
I believe that helping empower people to live independent, resilient and successful lives is important. I am committed to building a healthier community one person, one family, and one situation at a time.
Treatment Approach
Karla values clients diverse backgrounds, world views, life experiences and regards them as unique and capable of healing individually in mind, emotions, and relationships. She takes every opportunity to engage people by adjusting her approach to the needs of each client. She works with children & adolescents (6-18), individuals, families and couples for a variety of concerns that people bring to therapy – including addiction, bereavement, relationship, trauma, bullying, anxiety, depression, anger, career difficulties and life decisions and transitions. She sees the various levels of difficulty as a way to learn about self, change patterns that are unwanted and grow to your full potential.
Education & Credentials
Karla Dawe is a counselling psychotherapist registered as a practitioner with the Nova Scotia College for Counselling Therapists and with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She was originally trained in Addictions Counselling (HSAC, 2004) and then trained in Counselling (M.Ed (Counselling), 2012) with an emphasis in bereavement, child & adolescent, career and addictions counselling. Over the years, she added to her skill set by pursuing training in such methods as Logosynthesis, Trauma Informed Approaches, Critical Stress Group Debriefing, Transactional Analysis, EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples), Reiki Therapy, Access Consciousness Bars.
Woodlawn Plaza: 110-112 Woodlawn Rd., Suite 300. Dartmouth, NS.Located in the Woodlawn Business Centre situated beside the Smoke(less) shop and Parker Furniture.
This location provides the convenience of being on several metro transit routes and has lots of free parking located at the front & back entrance of the building.

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Karla Dawe Reaches

Dartmouth NS