individual counseling is a personal opportunity to receive support and experience growth during challenging times in life. Individual counseling can help one deal with many personal topics in life such as anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, marriage and relationship challenges, parenting problems, school difficulties, career changes, etc. 

individual counseling is a process through which clients work one-on-one with a counsellor in a safe, caring, and confidential environment. counseling allows individuals to explore their feelings, beliefs, and behaviors, work through challenging or influential memories, identify aspects of their lives that they would like to change, better understand themselves and others, set personal goals, and work toward desired change.

individual counseling may encompass career counseling and planning, grief after a loved one dies or dealing with problems at a job before they become big. individual counseling is a one-on-one discussion between the counselor and the client, who is the person seeking treatment. the two form an alliance, relationship or bond that enables trust and personal growth.


what to expect during your first sessions

the first session is an opportunity for you to get to know your therapist and for your therapist to get to know you. additionally your therapist will explore the reasons why you have come to counselling with you. the therapist may use a formal, structured interview, or the initial meeting may feel more like a free-flowing conversation. there will be an inquiry into any questions or  presenting concerns you may have alongside exploring your history and background. this may include talking about your current symptoms or struggles, relationships history, interests, strengths, and your goals for therapy. 

the intention of the first session if for you to begin to make a connection with your therapist. you should feel safe, accepted, respected, and relatively comfortable. not all therapists are right for every person, so use your first session to assess whether or not the therapist you chose feels like a good match for your personality.


 

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • abuse
  • addictions
  • anger management issues
  • anxiety and/or panic
  • burnout
  • depression
  • dreams
  • family Issues
  • health and wellness
  • identity issues
  • LGBTQ issues

areas of treatment

  • life transitions
  • marriage and relationship issues
  • men’s issues
  • parent/teen conflict
  • parenting issues
  • pre-marital counselling
  • obesity
  • self-esteem issues
  • sexual assault
  • sexuality
  • suicide ideation / survivor
  • trauma counselling
  • grief and loss
  • infidelity

therapists presently taking clients

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fee for service

individual counselling is priced at forty dollars per fifty minute session.