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Your employer is subsidizing the cost of professional counselling.

Now you can choose the counsellor you want to work with from a wide range of experienced counselling psychotherapists.

There are many specialities to help you with your practical concerns. Private & confidential service to protect all of your sensitive issues.

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Our counsellors have many areas of focus and expertise assist you. Read more about them here to find out which counselling therapist offers the work you need. You will find a list of counsellors in each specialty.

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Some of our Specialties include:

  • Abuse in Childhood
    There are many forms of abuse in childhood, ranging from being deprived of care, nurturance and fair treatment. Favouring one child over others harms all the children in different ways. Violence both verbal and physical leaves scars.more
  • Addictions
    Addictions are patterns of behaviour, including alcohol, drug, eating disorders, sexual compulsions, and gambling addictions which are particularly difficult to resolve because of the depth and strength of their roots in the unconscious mind.more
  • Anger Management
    The management of anger proves to be difficult for some people, and when anger is unmanaged it can have serious negative effects on our life and the lives of people around us. The management of anger primarily involves us learning when our anger is healthy.more
  • Anxiety
    Anxiety and related mood disorders are debilitating conditions which lessen our individual ability to have a full life. Anxiety expresses itself in many ways. Stress, fatigue, difficulty in making decisions, a general emotional malaise, feelings of depression, and panic are frequent symptoms of core anxiety.more
  • Bereavement
    The loss of a friend, family member or spouse to death is a profound wound that may affect all aspects of life.more
  • Couples
    A couple refers to any two people in what is usually called a 'relationship'. Not all couples are in a sexual relationship although this is frequently the case.more
  • Creativity
    The goal of any meaningful analyis of a life is to increase our capacity to fulfill our potential. A specifically creative psychotherapy adapted to the potential of the client not only takes creativity into account as a formal issue, but explores it in depth. Its premise is that the purpose of life is not merely to understand how one has come to be the person one is in the present, but more importantly how one is to develop into the person one is intended to become for the future.more
  • Depression
    Depression usually refers to a chronic "down" mood that takes the lustre out of life, and includes feelings of worthlessness and incompetence, physical debility and fatigue, loss of libido, increased irritability, difficulty sleeping, lack of interest in life, poor appetite, increased anxiety, thoughts of suicide, and lack of hope.more
  • Divorce
    Many men and women seek help while going through a divorce. It is a time of great emotional upheaval, leaving one often very anxious as there are so many unknowns. Often this is a time of great emotional loss and lowered self esteem. Depression sets in frequently in such circumstances.more
  • Dreamwork
    Dreamwork refers to the interpretation of dreams as a central aspect of human psychic activity. Dreams are a reflection of sub-conscious psycho-emotional material rising into consciousness to be resolved consciously through therapy.more
  • Eating Disorders
    Eating disorders are complex conditions that arise from a combination of long-standing psychological, interpersonal, and social conditions. While eating disorders may begin with preoccupations with food and weight, they are about much more than food.more
  • Ecotherapy
    Ecotherapy holds that the needs and wellbeing of the human psyche are synergistic with the needs of the planet. As a therapeutic modality it draws from depth psychology, ecology, feminism, spirituality and shamanic traditions to create a paradigm where Nature and Earth are seen to have an innate reciprocal healing relationship with us.more
  • Existential
    Existential psychotherapy developed as the the rich humanistic literary and philosophic traditions of Europe challenged advanced technology. Daily, we are faced with the need to find meaning, the power and the many responsibilities that free choice entails, and with the limitations imposed by the limits of death.more
  • Intimacy
    Intimacy can be best described as the absence of fences or walls between one another; the paradox of freedom within commitment. more
  • LGBT Issues
    LGBT is an acronym for 'lesbian gay bisexual trans-gendered.'LGBT people encounter a broad range of interpersonal and social issues beyond the ones that naturally arise for any person dealing with their erotic and psychosexual life. These are in many ways due to social pressure to conform.more
  • Malaise
    A nagging sense that life is quite grey, thwarted and unfulfilling due to vague feelings of discontent.more
  • Marriage
    The goal of marriage therapy is to remove the impediments to a loving, mutually satisfying life together. Marriage is based on many expectations and treated as a particularly important union in our society and when there is trouble in a marriage many family members are affected as well as the husband and wife.more
  • Meditation
    Meditation is a spiritual practice and emotional-intellectual discipline thousands of years old. Among its many benefits are its capacity to reduce physical and emotional stress, awaken a clearer sense of personal issues and priorities, and increase a positive relaxed energy flow in other parts of everyday life. It is now well-established that meditation will reduce anxiety, depression, anger, hypertension and migraines.more
  • Money
    Money is a basic therapeutic issue. How we deal with money influences both our material well-being and our capacity to relate successfully to and with others. Financial and money issues play a greater role in relationship break-down than sex. Most couples admit that fighting is usually about money and spending problems.more
  • Narrative Therapy
    Narrative therapy is a respectful and collaborative approach to therapy. It focuses on the stories of people’s lives and is based on the idea that problems are manufactured in social, cultural and political contexts.more
  • On-Line Therapy
    On-line psychotherapy is a natural offshoot of the developing power of the internet and an easy way to work with a therapist who is too distant to visit regularly.more
  • Phone Therapy
    The telephone is a very effective means of communication for many people who relate especially strongly to the voice, have demanding schedules, or are distant from the therapist’s physical office.more
  • Psycho-Somatic Issues
    Psycho-somatic' refers to the intricate connection between the soma (body) and the psyche traditionally in Western culture the twin constituents of the self. In the integrated human being, the things that influence the body also affect the mind, and the reverse is similarly true.more
  • Relationship
    A relationship refers to the interpersonal and intrapsychic dynamics between two or more people. The term is often used to describe an intimate love relationship, but a broader view encompasses friendships and the interactions between members of families and within work settings.more
  • Self-Esteem
    Self-esteem is the opinion you have of yourself. Adequate self-esteem based on a clear personal appreciation of your character, talents, values and desires is essential to a satisfactory life.more
  • Sexual Abuse
    The term sexual abuse covers a broad spectrum of events and behaviours that affect children's sense of themselves. These include inappropriate touching,loss of personal privacy, intrusive interest into the lives of adolescents,loss of core trust and protection, and acts of sexual contact.more
  • Stress
    Many people think stress boils down to a single factor, and some believe that it is a natural and inevitable aspect of the intensity of modern life in post-industrialized societies. Within the psychotherapeutic community, it is often viewed as as a condition that requires alleviation before we can investigate and change its underlying causes.Such causes may be both external to the psyche (relationship, finances, illness, civil disorder, etc.) or internal ( negative personal history, low self-esteem, grief).more
  • Substance Abuse
    This term is generally used to refer to the inappropriate over-use of alcohol, drugs (both prescription and illegal) and food. There is a fine line between addiction and substance abuse.more
  • Trauma
    Trauma is an event or series of negative and harmful events that fundamentally alter the individual's sense of who they are.more