Michaela Clermont, M.A., R.P. (Q)

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Michaela works with clientele including adults, adolescents, children, couples and families struggling with a wide range of challenges. Michaela considers each client to be the expert of their own lives and capable of making lasting, positive life-changes. 
Benefits of Therapy with Michaela:

·Client-centred/specific approach for each client
·Warm, respectful and supportive environment
·Increased self-awareness and empowerment of one’s life, leading to a
greater sense of peace, contentment and happiness.

Training/Therapeutic Modalities:

·Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree from Yorkville
·Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy trained
·Psychodynamic Therapy
·Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
·Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
·EMDR Therapy

Michaela works with:

·First Responders

Michaela works with clients experiencing:

·Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
·Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
·Chronic Pain
·Self-harming Behaviours
·Interpersonal Relationships
·Marital Conflict/Infidelity/Divorce
·Blended Families/Parenting
·Anger Management
·Prenatal/Postpartum Stressors.

Session Cost/Duration:

·$150/ 60 minute session
·Services covered by most extended health care plans
·Sliding scale available for clients with unique circumstances.

      When working with Michaela, an atmosphere of mutual respect,
understanding, and self-growth is created. Michaela emphasizes the unique needs
and preferences of each client and therefore, maintains a client-centred
approach. Regardless of the approach used, each client is considered to be the
expert of their own lives and capable of making lasting, positive life-changes.
Based on this assumption, Michaela supports clients while they discover what
areas of their life are in need of change and healing, so that they can
experience growth, peace and contentment.

      Michaela holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree from
Yorkville University. She is skilled in a number of therapeutic modalities and
based on the client-centred and tailored approach that she uses, a variety of
therapeutic approaches are drawn from. These approaches including Psychodynamic
Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and
Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy. As an
EMDR-trained therapist, Michaela has the ability to work with clients through a
wide range of life challenges (including complex and occupational trauma
exposure) in a limited number of sessions.

      Michaela works with a wide range of clientele including but not limited
to, adults, adolescents, children, couples and families. Michaela works with
clients experiencing a number of mental health difficulties and life challenges
including anxiety, depression, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Attention
Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Obsessive
Compulsive Disorder, grief, trauma, phobias, chronic pain, self-harming
behaviours, interpersonal relationships, marital conflict/infidelity/divorce,
blended families, parenting, anger management and prenatal/postpartum
stressors. As both a wife and mother of three children, Michaela also works
with adults as they encounter family conflicts, parenting challenges, divorce
and postpartum transitions.

      Michaela specializes in working with members of the First Responder
community. These members include law enforcement officers, paramedics,
firefighters, military (both sworn and civilian), dispatch operators,
communications employees, probation/parole officers and nurses. As a former law
enforcement officer, Michaela is skilled and passionate about working with
First Responders as they face the various stresses that these occupations can
present, including addictions, infidelity, marital difficulties and other
mental health illnesses such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). As a
First Responder, clients working with Michaela can trust that she has a solid
understanding of the First Responder environments, stressors, and
political/bureaucratic challenges. Based on her personal, professional, and
educational experience, she has a solid understanding of trauma and its impact
on both the individual and those around them.

      While reaching out and seeking therapeutic support can be a difficult decision for
some, Michaela works hard to ensure that clients feel supported and encouraged
throughout this experience. When working with Michaela, clients can prepare
themselves to gain self-awareness as well as a renewed sense of peace and

Michaela Clermont Reaches

Ottawa ON
Orleans ON