Sandra has a Bachelors in Psychology from Lake Superior State University and a Masters in Counselling and Spirituality from Saint Paul University in Ottawa. Sandra's belief in the value of art in the therapeutic process lead her to specialize in Art Therapy at the Vancouver Art Therapy Institute. She is a Canadian Certified Counsellor, CCC, with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and a member of the Canadian Art Therapy Association. Her experience involves having worked with; anxiety, depression, grief, substance use, self esteem, trauma, end of life issues, and school related issues such as bullying. Sandra offers a compassionate, non-judgemental and supportive atmosphere that supports utlizing your inner strengths to achieve your goals. She enjoys working with individuals from 3 to 105.
Hilary is a Registered Social Worker, & a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers. She graduated with distinction from the University of Prince Edward Island with a Bachelor or Arts in Psychology, & from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Master of Social Work. Hilary had 12 years of experience in community mental health, both as an outreach worker & as a therapist, prior to opening her own practice 3 years ago. She has also worked extensively with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse & other trauma. She has expertise in anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-esteem issues, borderline personality disorder, & trauma recovery, among others. Hilary offers short & long term counselling, using a client centred, eclectic approach tailored to her client's individual needs. She draws on solution focussed, strength based, cognitive behavioural, dialectical behavioural & psychodynamic therapies. Hilary is also trained in Traumatic Incident Reduction. Hilary works with adults aged 18 & over, both individually & in groups Hilary MacKenzie, MSW, RSW 613-435-9299 ext. 6
Jessica is a Canadian Certified Counsellor and an active member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling and Spirituality from Saint Paul University/University of Ottawa, and a Bachelor of Arts degree, Major in Psychology from Carleton University, graduating with highest honours. Jessica believes each client coming into her office, even if given the same diagnosis, will have a different story, their circumstances and subsequent difficulties being as unique as DNA. Therefore, she utilizes an integrative client-centred approach with her clients, exercising techniques from various theories including Schema Theory, CBT, Experiential and Family Systems; tailoring each treatment plan to the needs and learning style of her client. Jessica provides short and long term counselling in areas including but not limited to: post traumatic stress disorder and trauma, mood disorders (i.e: depression), anxiety, chronic pain, suicidality and crisis intervention, and interpersonal issues. Jessica specializes in counselling individuals age 16 and up.
Jessica is a Certified Canadian Counselor who specializes in working with adults, teenagers, and couples individuals facing a variety of concerns. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Carleton University and her Master in Counselling and Spirituality from Saint Paul University in Ottawa. She is a member of the Ottawa Employee Assistance Program Association as well as The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). Her areas of expertise include, but are not limited to anxiety, depression, self-esteem, work related issues, anger, personal development, self-esteem, shame, and trauma. More recently, her focus includes working with individuals and couples with sexual concerns such as sexual dysfunction, sexual desire, and sexual positivism. Jessica offers a collaborative approach in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. Her approach to therapy is eclectic, using a variety of methods such as object relations and self-psychology, cognitive behavioral, systems, and interpersonal. She is dedicated to professional development, and frequently attends seminars, workshops, and works towards new certifications.
Jessica McGuire, M.A., CCC 613-435-9299 ext 5
Heather is a registered social worker obtaining a Masters of Social Work degree from Wilfred Laurier University (1989). During the past 25 years her experience in medical settings focused on issues related to grief, loss, post-traumatic stress, and adjustment. Heather also spent over 10 years in a child & adolescent mental health clinic. She has experience in a wide range of concerns relating to children and adolescents with a focus on family therapy and parenting issues. Heather has also specialized in separation and divorce issues (with an emphasis on children and parents). Having lived for many years in a military community has allowed Heather to understand & treat the unique needs of military members and their families. Her clinical approach is eclectic with extensive training in solution-focused brief therapy.
Heather enjoys working with individuals, couples, children/adolescents and families to help facilitate change and improve quality of life.