Michelle Bentley, MA, RP, RMFT

Michelle Bentley View Specialties

  • Registered Psychotherapist; Individual and Family Therapist
  • Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0A1
  • Not accepting new clients.
  • Phone: 613-601-1475
  • Session Fees: Counselling is not covered by OHIP. Fee reimbursement is available through most extended health plans. Your plan may require a doctor's note.
  • CounsellingOttawa.ca

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*Currently my practice is full and I am unfortunately not accepting new clients*
Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist
  • collaboratively work with individuals, families, and children towards your goals and with respect for your specific attitudes, perspectives and life situation
  • strength-based to help you draw on your skills and knowledge to address challenges, assisted by my expertise and confidence in each person’s ability to progress and heal
  • appointments are Tues-Fri with start times from 9-4
  • available to support you in addressing such challenges as depression, anxiety, anger, low self esteem, relationship concerns, and grief
  • particular interests include supporting those dealing with changes including postpartum issues, eating disorders, self-injury, student life, parenting and generally seeking ways to make the hard things in life easier
  • style of therapy draws on a unique background of training and experience in counselling, special education, supporting women and families, spiritual concerns, and support for separated, blended and military families
  • familiar with a variety of approaches including Emotion Focused Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Brainspotting Therapy for childhood and other trauma, and Play Therapy 
  • tailor counselling to your needs and approach to learning
  • daytime hours, extended health coverage, bus access and free parking.

I have a Masters Degree in Counselling and additional Family Therapy Studies, and am a  Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist. I am an experienced workshop presenter and facilitator, listed in the Ottawa Bereavement Directory, and contributed to a published child therapy book. My practice is with supervision with a Registered Psychologist and I participate in ongoing upgrading of skills.

“I look forward to speaking with you, and invite you to ask questions and offer your concerns and feedback before and throughout the therapy process.”   


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Ottawa ON