Counselling/therapy is a therapeutic relationship between the counsellor/therapist and their client. The counsellor/therapist supports client empowerment and personal growth through developing self-awareness, understanding and acceptance to overcome inner conflicts, barriers and issues, providing tools/skills for coping with crisis and effective decision making, and improving relationships with others and self. The Counsellor/Therapist may specialize in different areas of practice to support their client.
Areas of practice: abuse, addictions, ADHD, anger management, anxiety/panic, autism, career/work/school, chronic illness/pain, depression, divorce/separation, eating disorder, grief and loss, relationship/interpersonal, self-esteem, sexuality, SOGI, somatic, stress management/sleep, trauma/PTSD
Modalities: art, cognitive behavioural therapy, hypnotherapy, etc.