Over 240 counselling therapists across the province offer support for people working through mental health, emotional, and interpersonal issues.

  • The Private Practice List below outlines college members who have an individual practice. The list is organized alphabetically by regions in Nova Scotia.

  • The Member Registry lists all college members.

Registered members self declare their scope of practice and the kinds of the clients with whom they work. The Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists makes no claims regarding the expertise of any particular registered member. The use of these lists is voluntary, at the user’s discretion, and the user accepts the risks related to the use of the lists and waives any and all claims against NSCCT.

Private Practice List

Annapolis Valley Region

Annapolis, Kings, and Hants counties

Name: Alison Arthur
Company: Bridgetown and Area Health Centre
Office Location: Bridgetown, NS
Phone: (902)309-1055
Email: alison@novanectar.ca
Credentials: MEd (Counselling),RCT
Clientele: Individual adults
Scope of Practice: Individual therapy for stress, anxiety, depression, loss and grief, life change, relationship issues, trauma
NS Counties where offices are located: Annapolis

Name: Janet (Jan) Burke
Company: Mind Stretch Coaching and Counselling
Office Location: Windsor, NS
Phone: 902-306-2224
Email: mindstretchcounselling@gmail.com
Credentials: M Ed, Counselling, RCT-C
Clientele: Adolescents and Adults
Scope of Practice: Mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression; self confidence and self- esteem, relationship issues, grief and loss, workplace stress, life transitions, career and education navigation
NS Counties where offices are located: Hants

Name: E Leanne Cameron
Company: You & Improved Counselling
Office Location: 7014 Hwy #1, Coldbrook, NS
Phone: 902-295-8019
Email: leannecameron@youandimproved.ca
Website: http://www.youandimproved.ca
Credentials: M.Ed. Counselling, RCT #18-002, CCC #12659
Clientele: 15+
Scope of Practice: Addiction, relationships, anxiety, depression, grief, attachment trauma, codependency
NS Counties where offices are located: Annapolis, Halifax, Hants, Kings

Name: Scott Campbell
Company: Parker Grey Counselling
Office Location: Kentville, Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 679-9494
Email: Scott.campbell@parkergrey.ca
Website: http://www.parkergrey.ca
Credentials: M.Ed., RCT, CCC
Clientele: General
Scope of Practice: See website. Please note – sex therapy only available with physician’s referral.
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Joan Conrad Cormier
Company: JC Psychological Health & Wellness
Office Location: 760 Balser Dr., Kingston, NS
Phone: 902 844 2077
Email: jcpsychwellness@live.ca
Credentials: RCT, MACP RCT
Clientele: 18+
Scope of Practice: Addiction and concurrent disorders
Relationships/couples/individuals
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Kelly Davison
Company: Kelly Davison Counselling
Office Location: 189 Dykeland Street, Wolfville, NS
Phone: Work: 902-542-0834 Cell: 902-698-2860
Email: kelly@kellydavisoncounselling.ca
Website: http://www.kellydavisoncounselling.com
Credentials: M.Ed., RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Adults (18+)/Couples/Small Families/Workshop Groups
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Life Transitions (including career, cultural, and life stages), Life/Work Balance, Developmental Trauma, Grief and Loss, Compulsive Behaviours, Body Image, Self-Harm, Disordered Eating, and Personal Growth.
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Sarah Hergett
Company: Hergett Counselling and Consulting
Office Location: 390 Main Street Unit C, Wolfville B4P 1C9 and 1454 Pereau Road, Canning B0P 1H0
Phone: 902 692-1178
Email: sarahfhergett@gmail.com
Credentials: MEd., MPA, RCT-C
Clientele: Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Scope of Practice: Trauma Informed; Strengths Based; Client Centered, Solution Focused, CBT. Anxiety, Depression, Stress Management, OCD, Panic, Parenting, ADHD (esp girls/ women), Mentally Healthy Workplace Consulting
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Constance Huyer
Company: Parker Grey Counselling
Office Location: 8799 Commercial Street, New Minas, NS and 99 Wyse Road, Suite 1100, Dartmouth, NS
Phone: 902-802-7420
Email: Constance.huyer@parkergrey.ca
Website: http://www.parkergrey.ca
Credentials: M. Ed., (counselling), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Public and EAP
Scope of Practice: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Life Transitions, Sex and Sexuality, Anger Management, Grief and Loss, Work/Life Balance, Individual and Couples Counselling, Personal Growth, Conflict
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax, Kings

Name: Brenda Johnson
Company: Sound Connections Therapy Services
Office Location: 1454 Pereau Road, Canning, NS B0P 1H0
Phone: 902-692-1662
Email: soundconnectionstherapy@gmail.com
Website: http://www.soundconnectionsmt.com
Credentials: MEd Counselling, RCT, CCC, MTA, BMT
Clientele: All ages and abilities, on-site services available
Scope of Practice: Individual and group, children, adolescents and adults. Specializing in learning differences, brain injury, trauma, at-risk behaviors and women’s issues. Creative interventions and music therapy available.
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Midge Lane
Company: Lane Counselling & Consulting Services
Office Location: Wolfville, NS
Phone: 902-542-1109
Email: midgelane@ns.sympatico.ca
Website: http://www.lanecounselling.ca
Credentials: M.Ed., RCT
Clientele: Couples, individuals, families
Scope of Practice: Relationship, intimacy, anxiety, depression, separation & divorce, parenting, grief, blended family
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Derrick McEachern
Company: Five Star Wellbeing Counselling and Consulting
Office Location: 88 Highland Ave. New Minas, NS B4N 3J5; 1475 Bedford Hwy Suite 204, Bedford
Phone: 902-698-1194
Email: derrick@fivestarwellbeing.com
Website: http://www.fivestarwellbeing.com
Credentials: M.Ed., RCT CCC
Clientele: All Individuals, couple’s families
Scope of Practice: People suffering from anxiety, anger, depression; relationship, parenting and legal problems; traumatic experiences; unwanted behaviours; food and substance use; seeking career change and greater wellbeing.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax, Kings

Name: Sheila Mills
Company: Sheila Mills Counselling
Office Location: New Minas
Phone: 9026792789
Email: Sapm131258@gmail.com
Credentials: M.Ed. (Counselling), RCT-C
Clientele: Children, youth, students, adults, couples, families
Scope of Practice: anger management, behaviors, ADHD, learning challenges, relationships, parenting, health , stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, addictions, eating disorders, body image, retirement, aging, loss, abuse, career, transitions, resiliency
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Sarah Osborne
Company: SRO Expressive Therapies
Office Location: Provides home visits
Phone: 705-279-4746
Email: Sarahrebekah01@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/SRO-Expressive-Arts-and-Therapy-Page-1706201189708963/
Credentials: MA, RCT, EXAT
Clientele: Children, youth, adults and families
Scope of Practice: Arts Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
NS Counties where offices are located: Annapolis, Kings

Name: Maryam Savari
Company: Lazy Brook Healing Centre
Office Location: 7014 Hwy 1, Coldbrook, NS B4R 1B6
Phone: 902-448-8059
Email: Mia.savari@Gmail.com
Credentials: MACP, RCT-C
Clientele: Individual, family, couples from youth, adolescent to adults
Scope of Practice: Depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, PTSD, family, couples and individual
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Regina (Gina) Spidle
Company: New Leaf Counselling Services
Office Location: Coldbrook, Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-680-2612
Email: gina@newleafcounsellingservices.ca
Website: http://www.newleafcounsellingservices.ca/
Credentials: M.Ed, RCT-C
Clientele: Adolescents and adults
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, depression, stress, life changes, addictions, eating disorders, grief, self-esteem, personal growth, relationship between physical and mental health. Also certified in MBTI.
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Sue Ward
Company: Ward Counselling Services
Office Location: Mid-Valley Health Centre 474 Main Street Middleton
Phone: 902-825-7157
Email: wardsue02@gmail.com
Website: http://mid-valleyhealth.ca/sue-ward-ccc-rct-c-hyp/
Credentials: M.Ed.(Counselling), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Adults, adolescents and children
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, anger management, depression, family counseling, hypnotherapy, pain management, parenting, phobias, relationships, self-injury, spiritual, substance abuse, trauma, weight management
NS Counties where offices are located: Annapolis

Name: Julia Wassef
Company: Paws & Co. Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy
Office Location: Coldbrook : Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2374 Wolfville, NS. B4P 2N5
Phone: 902.697.2281
Email: pawsandco@eastlink.ca
Credentials: M.Ed. RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Children, Adults
Scope of Practice: Trauma-informed, client-centered, feminist, animal-assisted: depression, anxiety & stress, emotional regulation, sexual assault.
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Elsie Wetmore
Company: Wetmore Counselling
Office Location: 112 Front St., Suite 209 Wolfville, NS
Phone: 902-6987258
Email: info@wetmorecounselling.ca
Website: www.wetmorecounselling.ca
Credentials: BEd, MEd, MEd, CCC, RCT-C
Clientele: Adolescents/Adults/Individuals/Couples/Businesses
Scope of Practice: Offering Counselling (in office) and Walk & Talk Therapy (outdoors) looking at life transitions, disordered eating, workplace stress, depression, anxiety, relationships, parenting, grief, personal growth, eldercare.
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Name: Jennine Wilson
Office Location: Kentville
Phone: (902) 680-8706
Email: wilsonjennine9@gmail.com
Credentials: MEd (Counselling), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Children, Youth, Persons with disabilities, Adult
Scope of Practice: My primary approach to counseling uses narrative and expressive modalities (art and play). Attachment issues, grief and loss, adoption and fostering support, life skills, career
NS Counties where offices are located: Kings

Cape Breton Region

Name: Kimberly Burton
Office Location: 12 Embree Island Road, Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2A7
Phone: (902) 631-3931
Email: kimburtoncounselling@gmail.com
Credentials: MA, RCT-C
Clientele: Individuals, couples, families, groups
Scope of Practice: Career and life transitions, relationship issues within couples and groups, personal issues affecting day to day living, psycho-educational workshops and mediation.
NS Counties where offices are located: Inverness

Name: Alanna Campbell
Company: Simply Well Being…Counselling & Self Care
Office Location: Suite 3, Keltic Professional Center 5 Detheridge Drive, Sydney NS
Phone: 902-500-0425
Email: alanna@swbcounselling.com
Website: http://www.swbcounselling.com
Credentials: MEd, RCT, CCC
Clientele: Adults & Adolescents 16+ EAP and Self referrals.
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, regulation, depression, OCD, self-harming behaviors, gender identity issues. Alanna has a particular interest in the effects of trauma and attachment, with a focus on helping clients understand the root causes of the disruptive symptoms that they are experiencing, and supporting them in making positive changes.
NS Counties where offices are located: Cape Breton

Name: Denis Cormier
Company: Bluer Skies Counselling
Office Location: Inverness, N. S.
Phone: 902.224.0781
Email: Dacormier77@gmail.com
Credentials: MEd. (Counselling), RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Everyone
Scope of Practice: Work with all issues, generalist
NS Counties where offices are located: Inverness, Victoria

Name: Donna Koziel
Office Location: Cape Breton, NS
Phone: 902.625-1886
Email: kozieldm@gmail.com
Credentials: BSW, MA, RCT-C, NARM Practitioner
Clientele: Youth, Adults
Scope of Practice: NeuroAffective Relational Model
A mindfulness-based clinical treatment addressing attachment, relational and developmental trauma; working with early, unconscious patterns of disconnection that affect identity, emotions, physiology, behavior and relationships.
NS Counties where offices are located: Inverness

Name: Krystle Luther
Company: Krystle Luther Counselling Services
Office Location: 309 Charlotte Street, Suite 202, Sydney, NS B1P1C6
Phone: (902) 565-1665
Email: kl@krystleluthercounselling.com
Website: https://www.krystleluthercounselling.com/
Credentials: MA, RCT-C, CCC, TITC-CT, Certified Clinical Traumatologist, Early Intervention Field Traumatologist, Compassion Fatigue Specialist, Certified Yoga Teacher
Clientele: Adults and Adolescents 16+
Scope of Practice: CBT approach utilizing mindfulness & meditative techniques for anxiety, depression, trauma, sexual assault & domestic violence, stress, PTSD, personality disorders, addictions, & life transitions. In-office or Walk & Talk Therapy.
NS Counties where offices are located: Cape Breton

Name: Kelly O’Brien
Company: O’Brien Counselling
Office Location: 100 Whitney Avenue, Sydney, N.S.
Phone: 902-371-3018
Email: kobriencounselling@gmail.com
Website: http://obriencounselling.com
Credentials: B.A. (Honours in Psychology), M.C., RCT-C, C.C.C.
Clientele: Adults and Adolescents (16+)
Scope of Practice: Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Relationship issues, Self-Esteem, Stress Management
NS Counties where offices are located: Cape Breton

Name: Jerry Young
Company: Pierside Counselling
Office Location: 119 Tartan Drive, Sydney, NS
Phone: 902-270-2186
Email: piersidecounselling@outlook.com
Website: http://www.piersidecounselling.com
Credentials: Masters of Education, Counselling. RCT, B.S.W. Dalhousie University
Grief Counselling Certification. AIHCP.
Clientele: Teens-adults
Scope of Practice: CBT focused approach to grief and loss, depression and anxiety, suicide and self-harm, sexual orientation and sexuality, anger management and school refusing behavior.
NS Counties where offices are located: Cape Breton

Halifax Region

Name: Sheila Ago
Office Location: 680 Birch Bear Run, Lewis Lake, Nova Scotia, B3Z 4B8
Phone: 902 880 7236/ 902 404 8516
Email: Sheila.seven7@yahoo.ca
Credentials: M.Div, M.Ed, CCC, RCT-C
Clientele: Children, Adolescents, Men and Women, all ages and persuasions.
Scope of Practice: Individual counseling, family counseling, couple counseling, grief and end of life counseling. Male and female victims of sexual abuse. Trauma/ post traumatic stress counseling. Stress and anxiety counseling. Cultural adaptation issues. Alcohol and drug-related counseling. Divorce and single-parenting, Pre-marital counseling. Abortion and post abortion counseling. Healing of the soul for people of faith.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Michael Belgrave
Company: Belgrave Counselling Therapy
Office Location: 6351 North Street, Halifax, NS B3l 1P7
Phone: 902.407.5166
Email: belgravect@eastlink.ca
Credentials: M.Div., M.Ed. (Counselling), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Children & Adolescents, Adults (Individuals, Couples & Families)
Scope of Practice: Attachment & Trauma, Relationship/Couples and Family Counselling, Grief & Loss, Work-Related Concerns, Spirituality, Counsellor Supervision.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Elizabeth Berlasso
Company: Therapeutic Approach Health Centre
Office Location: Suite 102 – 6156 Quinpool Road, Halifax NS, B3L 1A3
Phone: 902-454-6919
Email: eaberlasso@gmail.com
Credentials: MEd (Counselling), RCT MBSR facilitator (Omega Institute, NY) Supervisor for RCT-C
Clientele: Adults, youth, children, couples, students
Scope of Practice: Interpersonal & emotion-focused psychotherapies; trauma, depression and anxiety; mindfulness-based interventions; stress-management; chronic disease disability managment; psychosocial assessment & recommend’ns; supervision of RCT-Candidates
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Nancy Blair
Company: Nancy Blair Counselling
Office Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 233-3151
Email: nancyblaircounselling@gmail.com
Website: nancyblaircounselling.ca
Credentials: MES, M.Ed, RCT, CCC, CCDP. Therapeutic Training (individual and group): Client-Centred Therapy, Career Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solutions-Based Therapy. Ten years on-the-job training. Areas of expertise include: Transition and career; Ageing; Workplace (specializing in anxiety); Disabilities: chronic and critical Illnesses; mental and physical health; learning disabilities. Training in Animal Assisted Therapy in Counselling / Pet Loss and Bereavement.
Clientele: Clients dealing with significant life changes (planned or unexpected) who are searching for an Individualized and creative approach to their situation.
Scope of Practice: Wise decisions in times of change – loss, transition, new life. Values- and goals-based counselling to deal with life changes – career, work, family, ageing, retirement, disability, illness, pet bereavement.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Felicia Boutilier
Company: Spectrum Consulting
Office Location: Dartmouth
Phone: 902-222-5022
Email: spectrumcounsellingtherapy@gmail.com
Credentials: B.Sc.O.T. (Reg NS), MEd (Counselling), RCT, RRP
Clientele: Adults
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, depression, addiction issues, eating disorders and body image issues, trauma, workplace issues, and career counselling.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Caroline Bradley
Company: Green Leaf Psychological Services
Office Location: 1526 Dresden Row, Suite 602, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K3
Phone: 902-932-8428
Email: info@greenleafpsychological.com
Website: http://www.greenleafpsychological.com/
Credentials: M.Ed., RCT, CCC
Clientele: Adult individual therapy – English and French
Scope of Practice: Depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, grief, panic, anger management, and many other personal difficulties.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Lisa Broadhurst
Company: Light Beyond the Door Counselling
Office Location: Online Counselling Services
Phone: 902-800-8897
Email: lbdcc@lightbeyondthedoor.com
Website: http://www.lightbeyondthedoor.com
Credentials: B.A., MACP, RCT-C
Clientele: Teens, Adults, Individuals, Couples
Scope of Practice: I offer a Humanistic approach using Emotionally Focused Therapy, Narrative, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address marriage and family, mental health and substance abuse issues.
NS Counties where offices are located: Annapolis, Antigonish, Cape Breton, Colchester, Cumberland, Digby, Guysborough, Halifax, Hants, Inverness, Kings, Lunenburg, Pictou, Queens, Richmond, Shelburne, Victoria, Yarmouth

Name: Valerie A. Brown
Company: Valerie Brown Counselling
Office Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-579-0811
Email: Valeriebrowncounselling@gmail.com
Credentials: MA, RCT-C
Level 1 EMDR Therapy
Certificate in Solution Focused Therapy
Clientele: Individuals, Couples, Children, Families
Scope of Practice: Valerie supports her clients to manage anxiety, depression, relationships, developing healthy communication, boundaries, and other issues of concern. Her therapeutic approach is based on unconditional positive regard through CBT, EFT and Solution Focused Therapy. Valerie has completed the Level 1 EMDR training and is now qualified to use this therapy with those suffering with various forms of trauma.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Dr. Mike Buckley
Company: The Compass Rose Counselling Services Inc.
Office Location: 36 Brookshire Court, Suite 200, Bedford, NS B4A 3E9
Phone: (902)346-2158
Email: bearings@eastlink.ca
Website: http://halifaxnstherapist.ca, http://compassrosecounselling.ca
Credentials: PhD. Psychology, MA Counselling, RCT, CCC
Clientele: Adults, teens, preteens
Scope of Practice: Specializing in substance & process addictions including gambling, shopping, sex, porn, and internet. Also specializing in Trauma, PTSD, dissociation, and Borderline. Individual, couples, & families.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Nick Cardone
Company: Free Range Therapy
Office Location: Sage Elements Naturopathic Clinic 5991 Spring Garden Road; Suite 465 Halifax, NS
Phone: 902-456-3613
Email: nhcardone@gmail.com
Website: http://www.freerangetherapy.ca, http://www.tonehalifax.ca
Credentials: M.Ed., RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Specializing in working with men, or anyone leading an active, outdoors lifestyle, or interested in therapy ‘outside normal environments’. Adolescents and adults welcome.
Scope of Practice: Individual (office-based, outdoor/adventure therapy), walk-and-talk), group therapy (The T.O.N.E. Project, Consulting and Training.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Brenda Coish-Ginn
Company: One Grace Counselling
Office Location: Serving from locations in Halifax, Dartmouth, & West Porters Lake
Phone: 902-489-5554
Email: brenda.onegrace@gmail.com
Credentials: M.Ed. (Counselling), RCT-C, CCC, RN
(Registered Counselling Therapist-Candidate, Registered Nurse)
Clientele: Specialized in working with clients (individuals, couples, families) who are challenged with health issues or diagnosis
Scope of Practice: Relationship challenges (Emotionally Focused Therapy), Life transitions (illness, aging, career, midlife, identity, divorce, etc.), Loss & grief, End-of-life/palliative care, Compassion fatigue (family & professional caregivers)
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Kelly Copeland
Company: Copeland Counselling Services
Office Location: Lifemark Health Centre Inside the Canada Games Centre 26 Thomas Raddall Drive, Suite 182 Halifax, NS B3S 0E2
Phone: 902-225-2845
Email: kellycopeland@eastlink.ca
Website: http://www.copelandcounselling.com
Credentials: M.Ed Counselling, RCT, CCC, CTRS, B.Leisure Studies (Therapeutic Recreation)
Clientele: Individual Counselling, Adults, Seniors
Scope of Practice: anxiety, depression, grief and loss, anger management, infertility, pain management, injury, job burnout, Caregiver burnout, domestic abuse.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Roseita Corbett
Company: Roseita Corbett Private Therapy
Office Location: Lower Sackville NS
Phone: 902-499-7783
Email: roseita.corbett@ns.sympatico.ca
Credentials: Bachelor Of Education (MUN-1994)
Masters Of Education in Counselling (2013), CCC, RCT-C
Clientele: Children, youth, families, adults
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, Anger (big feelings) Depression, Dicvorce, gender Identity, Social Emotional
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Mackenzie Costron
Company: Find Your Voice Music Therapy
Office Location: Mobile Service
Phone: 902-292-5147
Email: info@findyourvoicemusictherapy.com
Website: http://findyourvoicemusictherapy.com
Credentials: BMT, MTA, RCT
Clientele: Children, Adults, Seniors
Scope of Practice: Mental Health, Grief, Loss & Bereavement, Dementia & Alzheimer’s
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Karla Dawe
Company: Karla Dawe
Office Location: Spartan Nutrition & Wellness (inside) 171 Main Street unit 102, Dartmouth, NS B2X 1S1
Phone: 902.789.8784
Email: karladawe@eastlink.ca
Website: http://www.karladawe.wix.com/counselling
Credentials: M.Ed(Counselling), RCT-C, CCC. Diploma in Addictions Specialty
Clientele: Adolescents, Children (6 years old & up), Adults & Seniors
Scope of Practice: Bereavement, Intimate Partner Violence, Mindfulness, Forgiveness, Addictions, Sadness, Anxiety, Anger, Work Stress, Career Transition, Retirement, Caregiver stress, Grief & Loss, Divorce, and Separation.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Julia DeLong
Company: Julia DeLong
Office Location: 1959 Upper Water St., Purdy’s Tower #1, Suite 1300, Halifax, NS, B3J 3N2
Phone: (902) 441-5323
Email: delongcounselling@mail.com
Credentials: B.A. (Psychology), MACP, RCT-C
Clientele: Adults and Youth
Scope of Practice: A client centered approach to guiding individuals through challenges.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Molly DeShong
Office Location: Two locations: Clayton Park: Park West Medical Clinic, #116-287 Lacewood Dr, Halifax, NS Central Halifax: 2459 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS
Phone: 902.802.6543
Email: mds@eastlink.ca
Website: www.mollydeshong.com
Credentials: M.Ed. (Counselling), RCT-C, CCC. Diploma in Health-Based Psychotherapy.
Clientele: Adults, couples, teens, families. Self-referred and EAP.
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, depression, career and life transition, grief and loss, addictions, workplace/relationship/family therapy and conflict resolution. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Group facilitation, mediation.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Susan DeWolf
Company: Susan DeWolf
Office Location: Halifax, NS
Phone: 902.210.5959
Email: susan.dewolf@outlook.com
Credentials: MEd. (Counselling) RCT, CCC
Clientele: Children, Youth, Individuals, Couples, Family, group facilitator
Scope of Practice: Trauma informed, healthy relationship focused, mindfulness practices using attachment theory lens for healing. Attachment based Circle of Security Parenting and Wellness Group Facilitator
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Lisa Dexter
Company: Aardvark Counselling
Office Location: 25 Wentworth St. Unit 102 Dartmouth, NS
Phone: 902-222-9854
Email: aardvarkcounselling@gmail.com
Credentials: Masters of Education in Counselling, RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Specialize in adolescents, young adults and adults
Scope of Practice: Therapy for social, emotional and personal issues including anxiety, grief, trauma, life coaching and career counseling. I also offer case management and educational services.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Anne Dobson
Company: Anne Dobson Counselling & Consulting
Office Location: Primary: Clayton Park; secondary: Eastern Passage
Phone: 902-448-6996
Email: anne.dobson@bellaliant.net
Credentials: MEd (Counselling), RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Individuals, couples, older teens; self referred or EAP
Scope of Practice: anxiety, depression, stress, dissatisfaction; health issues; workplace conflict, job loss, career transition; separation/divorce; parenting; relationship challenges and growth; decision-making
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Michael Donaldson
Company: Private Practice
Office Location: Bedford, NS.
Phone: 1-902-229-8924
Email: mikesdonaldson223@gmail.com
Credentials: M.A., RCT. CCC-S
Clientele: Adolescents, teens, adults, couples
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, depression, relationships, stress, spiritual growth, anger, grief, abuse, work related issues etc.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Ruth Downie
Company: Ruth Downie Counselling
Office Location: 5571 Cunard Street Suite 207 Halifax, NS B3K 1C5
Phone: 902 329 3824
Email: qE17111558@gmail.com
Website: http://ruthdownie.ca
Credentials: BScN, MEd Lifelong Learning
MEd Counselling and Psychotherapy RCT-C CCC
Clientele: Adults and late adolescents
Scope of Practice: I provide counselling for clients who have received a life altering diagnosis such as cancer, or MS are managing a chronic condition like Crohns or diabetes, and who may be experiencing a developmental transition as such as aging, empty nest, or menopause. I offer both individual and group counselling depending on client preference.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: John Driscoll
Company: MD Counselling & Educational Consulting
Office Location: 25 Wentworth Street, Unit 102 Dartmouth, NS
Phone: 902-401-5308
Email: Johnadriscoll1@gmail.com
Website: http://www.johndriscollcounsellingservices.com
Credentials: M. Div., M.Ed., RCT, CCC
Clientele: Adults
Scope of Practice: Couples, work related, depression and anxiety, career, transitions, spiritual concerns, grief and general life issues.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Brian Duggan
Company: Marathon Human Resources
Office Location: 203-11 Thornhill Drive Dartmouth NS B3B 1R9
Phone: 902.434.2317
Email: brian.duggan@marathonhrcg.com
Credentials: M.Th, RCT
Clientele: EAP, Adults, Couples
Scope of Practice: Stress, Anger, Relationship, Grief
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Peter Goodman, MA, RCT, CCC
Company: EastWind Health Associates
Office Location: 2776 Dublin St. Halifax, NS B3L 3K3
Phone: 902.422.3760
Email: peter@eastwindhealth.com
Website: http://www.eastwindhealth.com
Credentials: MA Psychology, RCT
CTA – Certified Transactional Analyst
Clientele: Individual and Couples
Scope of Practice: Individual and Couples; Emotionally-Focused Therapy; Mindfulness-based ACT; Transactional Analysis; Trauma-informed therapies
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Mary Goodman, Ph.D., RCT. CCC-S
Company: EastWind Health Associates
Office Location: 2776 Dublin Street Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 3K3
Phone: 902-422-3760
Email: mary@eastwindhealth.com
Website: http://www.eastwindhealth.com
Credentials: MA Psychology (clinical)
PhD Psychology (academic)
Clientele: General
Scope of Practice: Individuals and couples; emotionally-focused therapy; trauma (EMDR) and trauma-informed therapies; mindfulness-based/ACT; psychodynamic psychotherapy; simple supportive counselling.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Bryan Hagerman
Company: The Therapist Is At Large
Office Location: 42 Whitehall Crescent, Dartmouth, NS. B2W 6N3
Phone: 902 471 7919
Email: bryanhagerman@bellaliant.net
Website: http://www.bryanhagerman.ca
Credentials: MA, MDiv, MEd, RCT-C
Clientele: Children, Adolescents, Adults.
Scope of Practice: Depression, Anger, Anxiety, Fear, Phobias, Domestic Abuse, Conflict Management, Family Counselling, Marriage Counselling, Abuse, Sexual (Emotional, Physical, Spiritual) Spiritual Counselling.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Faye Halpern, MACP, RCT
Company: Compassionate Counselling
Office Location: Halifax, in a loving and accepting environment
Phone: 902-479-2040 or 902-471-7172 (Cell)
Email: faye.halpern@ns.sympatico.ca
Credentials: MA Counselling Psychology (MACP); RCT (Registered Counselling Therapist); BA Speech Pathology & Audiology; Certified Shambhala International Meditation Instructor, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification; Active Parenting Full Instructor Certification.
Clientele: Clients of all ages: individuals, couples, groups and families
Scope of Practice: Trauma-Informed Care, Relationship Strategies, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Anxiety, PTSD, Substance Misuse, Grief/Loss, Depression, Sexual Orientation, Anger Management, Health, Career, Life Transitions, all issues.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Janice Hartley
Company: Private Practice
Office Location: 36- 200 Brookshire Ct Bedford, NS
Phone: (902) 412-1557
Email: halifaxanxietytrauma@gmail.com
Website: http://www.halifaxanxietytrauma.ca
Credentials: MACP, RCT-C, CCC-Q
Clientele: Adults and Children
Scope of Practice: General practice. Anxiety, OCD, Social Anxiety, Panic disorder, Generalized anxiety disorder, Trauma informed care, Childhood abuse, Sexual abuse, Depression. PTSD, Phobias, Stress, Parenting
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Sarah Hopkins
Company: Erica Baker Psychological Services Ltd.
Office Location: 1331 Brenton Street, Halifax, NS
Phone: 902-445-3851
Email: sarah@ericabaker.ca
Website: Ericabaker.ca
Credentials: MEd, RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: High school students, university students, adults
Scope of Practice: Career counselling and assessment
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Katherine Ilnitski
Company: True North Psychological Services
Office Location: 362 Lacewood Drive, Suite 207 Halifax, NS B3M 1M7
Phone: (902) 292-1511
Email: katilnit@gmail.com
Credentials: ME.d Counselling., BPsych., RCT., CCC.
Clientele: Youth, adults, Individual, couples,families
Scope of Practice: Depression, Anxiety, Anger management, Domestic violence, trauma, grief, Addictions, PTSD, work place conflict, chronic pain.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Donnie Jeffrey
Company: Halifax Counselling & Consulting
Office Location: Halifax
Phone: 902-441-8915
Email: halifaxcounselling@gmail.com
Credentials: M.Ed. C. Psych, RCT,CCC
Clientele: Couples, Individuals, Families, Same Sex, Young Adult
Scope of Practice: Anger, Communication, Career Counselling, Couples Counselling, Divorce & Separation, Family, Group, Life Skills Training, Premarital Counselling, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Sexual Orientation, Sexuality & Gender, Stress.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Karen Johnston-Hutchins
Company: Karen Johnston-Hutchins Counselling
Office Location: Bedford
Phone: 902-476-1221
Email: kjhcounselling@outlook.com
Credentials: BA, BEd, MEd(Admin), MEd(Psych), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Adults, Couples, Families, Adolescents, Children
Scope of Practice: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Relationships, Conflict Mediation, Divorce/Separation, Parenting, Sexuality, Sexual Orientation, Education, Careers
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Sara Lamb
Office Location: 6156 Quinpool Rd suite 201
Phone: 902-473-0813
Email: sara@saralamb.ca
Website: http://www.saralamb.ca
Credentials: MEd, RCT, CCC
Clientele: Couples, families, individuals; children/youth/adults
Scope of Practice: EFT couple therapy, family & child therapy, attachment difficulties, trauma, separation and divorce, domestic violence, anger management, parenting, sexuality and gender issues, eating disorders
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Karen Llewellyn
Company: Kachina Health Associates
Office Location: 5539A Young St., Halifax
Phone: 455-2220, #2
Email: kal@ns.sympatico.ca
Website: http://www.kachinahealth.ca
Credentials: MEd., RCT, CCC
Clientele: children, youth and adults. individual and family therapy
Scope of Practice: effects of trauma and abuse, grief, anxiety and depression, individuals with disabilities and their families, play therapy and equine assisted psychotherapy
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Christy MacArthur
Company: Christy MacArthur Counselling
Office Location: 2045 Harvard St., Suite 201, Halifax, NS
Phone: (902) 478-0904
Email: christy@christymacarthur.com
Website: http://www.christymacarthur.com
Credentials: MEd (Counselling), RCT, CCC
Clientele: individuals, couples
Scope of Practice: anxiety, depression, grief and loss, life, transitions, academic and career issues relationship issues, parenting, spirituality. Also Walk and Talk therapy, Book therapy
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Sheila MacCrimmon
Office Location: Bedros Lane Halifax, NS
Phone: 902-499-9057
Email: sheila.maccrimmon@gmail.com
Credentials: M.Ed. Counselling, RCT, CCC
Clientele: adults, retirees (or soon-to-be); groups
Scope of Practice: Life Reassessment; Meaning-making; Career redirection; Group/team development (customized theme); Creativity/spirituality exploration
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester, Halifax, Hants, Kings, Lunenburg

Name: Margaret MacDonell
Company: Margaret MacDonell Counselling
Office Location: 1446 Dresden Row Halifax, N.S. B3J 3T5
Phone: 902-431-3916
Email: m2c@eastlink.ca
Credentials: M.Div., M.Ed.(Counselling), RCT, CCC
Certified EMDR Clinician; Certified EFT Couples Therapist
Internal Family Systems (Levels 1&2)
Clientele: Youth/Adult – individual, couple, family
Scope of Practice: Trauma informed; attachment focused Trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, couples
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Lisa Mader
Office Location: 314-260 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS
Phone: 902-221-6520
Email: lisa.mader@nscc.ca
Credentials: MEd (Counselling), CCC, RCT
Clientele: Individuals, Couples, Families, Children
Scope of Practice: Helping people move forward from anxiety, depression, addictions, abuse, stress, eating disorders, relationships, and other life issues. Specialize in youth, domestic abuse, and career counselling.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Michelle Malloy
Company: Harvard Street Healing Arts Centre
Office Location: 2045 Harvard Street, Suite 201, Halifax, NS B3L 2S6
Phone: 902-488-2922
Email: counselling@michellemalloy.ca
Website: http://www.michellemalloy.ca
Credentials: MEd. (Counselling), RCT-C, CCC, , C.Hyp.™
Clientele: Individuals, Adults (16+)
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Trauma, Sexual Abuse
Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapist™ – sleep deprivation, weight loss, pain management, smoking cessation
Grief Recovery Specialist®
Trauma-Informed Practice
Victim’s Services
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Robert Mariner
Company: Mariner and Mariner Counselling and Psychotherapy
Office Location: Halifax Professional Centre 740 – 5991 Spring Garden Road Halifax, NS B3H 1Y6
Phone: 902 -496-5656
Email: marinerandmariner@ns.aliantzinc.ca
Website: http://www.mariner-mariner.ca
Credentials: MA, RCT, CCC
Clientele: Individuals, Couples & Families
Scope of Practice: Individuals – Anger, Anxiety, Panic, Self-esteem, Depression, Trauma, PTSD, Addictions, Loss, Couples – including Couples Co-Counselling (with Anne Mariner), Communication, Problem Solving, Intimacy, Infidelity, Trust/Jealousy, Separation, Co-Parenting
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Anne Mariner
Company: Mariner & Mariner Counselling & Psychotherapy
Office Location: Halifax Professional Centre 740-5991 Spring Garden Road Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1Y6
Phone: 902.496.5656
Email: anne.mariner@ns.sympatico.ca
Website: http://www.mariner-mariner.ca
Credentials: MA, RCT, CCC
Clientele: Individuals, Couples & Families
Scope of Practice: Individuals – Anger, Anxiety, Panic, Self-esteem, Depression, Trauma, PTSD, Addictions, Loss. Couples – including Couples Co-Counselling (with Robert Mariner), Communication, Problem Solving, Intimacy, Infidelity, Trust/Jealousy, Separation, Co-Parenting
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Janice Michels
Company: Archway Counselling
Office Location: 10 Beaverbank Rd, Lower Sackville 225 Victoria Rd, Dartmouth
Phone: 902-440-2267
Email: Janice@archwaycounselling.ca
Website: http://Archwaycounselling.ca
Credentials: MA, MAdEd, RCT-C
Clientele: Adults, teens, couples, families
Scope of Practice: Mostly short-term therapy using the Cognitive Behavioral Model, to address issues such as: anxiety, depression, workplace stress, relationship issues, codependency, grief/loss, conflict, parenting, spiritual counselling, and building healthy boundaries.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Erin Montgomery
Company: Erin Montgomery Inc
Office Location: Living Well Integrative Health Centre 2176 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS B3K 5B6
Phone: 902-448-2138
Email: info@erinmontgomery.com
Website: http://livingwellihc.ca/staff
Credentials: MEd, RCT, FAMI, CCC, MTA, TITC-CT
Clientele: Adults and teens with PTSD, complex trauma, anxiety, and depression
Scope of Practice: I provide individual and group counselling to those who have experienced difficult life events resulting in symptoms of traumatic stress, complex trauma, depression and anxiety.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Christine Fall Moore
Company: Neuro Anchor Psychotherapy
Office Location:
Phone: 902-401-5364
Email: neuroanchorpsychotherapy@live.ca
Credentials: MC (Applied Psychology), G. Dip. Ed. Coun., B.A., RCT, CCC, Supervisor for RCT-C
Clientele: Adults, Couples, Youth, Family
Scope of Practice: Interpersonal & emotion-focused psychotherapies; mindfulness cognitive behaviour therapy; emotionally focused couples therapy; solution focused hypnotherapy; trauma, depression & anxiety; stress-management; chronic disease management; psychosocial assessment;
supervision of RCT-Candidates
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Barry Nahirnak
Company: Barry Nahirnak Counselling Therapist
Office Location: 1701 Hollis Street, Suite #800, Halifax, N.S. 540 Southgate Dr. Bedford, N.S.
Phone: 902.229.9598
Email: B_nahirnak@yahoo.ca
Credentials: M.Ed, CCC, RCT
Clientele: Individuals, Children, Couples, Families
Scope of Practice: Specializing in Anxiety/Depression, Complex Trauma, Adult Survivors of Abuse and Neglect, Self-Esteem Issues, Borderline Personality Disorder and Relationship Counselling.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Beth Newell
Company: Beth Newell Counselling Therapy
Office Location: 260 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, Suite 307 6060 Hwy 207, Seaforth Community Hall
Phone: 902 471-7035
Email: seadance@eastlink.ca
Website: http://bethnewellcounsellingtherapy.ca
Credentials: M.Ed Counselling Psychology,
Diploma Expressive Arts Therapy,
Certified EMDR Clinician
Clientele: Adults and teens
Scope of Practice: I cover all issues excluding children, couples, addiction and eating disorder counselling
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Arlene Ogilvie
Office Location: 2 BlueWater Road Suite 218, Bedford, NS, B4B 1G7
Phone: 902-999-2697
Email: arleneogilvie1@gmail.com
Credentials: BSc, BEd, Med (counselling), RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Children, youth, adults
Scope of Practice:
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Vicki Reid Patton
Office Location: Kentville & Halifax
Phone: 902-670-8593
Email: vreidpatton@gmail.com
Website: http://www.sexaddictiontreatment.ca
Credentials: M.Ed. Ph.D. RCT, CC, CSAT
Clientele: Individuals and couples
Scope of Practice: Addiction issues (especially sexual addiction/ porn addiction), marriage counseling, abuse issues, grief work, personal growth
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax, Kings

Name: Joy Petropolis
Company: Petropolis Medical Inc
Office Location: Halifax
Phone: 902 446-6332
Email: jvpark@eastlink.ca
Credentials: MEd(Counselling).,RCT.,CCC
Clientele: Individuals, couples, and families
Scope of Practice: relationship issues, personal issues, self esteem, stress, anxiety, depression, adjustment to life transitions, trauma, grief and loss, career counselling, work conflict issues, crisis intervention
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Gary Owen Porter
Company: Gary Owen Porter Counselling Services
Office Location: 536 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, NS B4C 2R8
Phone: 9025796877
Email: info@garyowenportercounselling.ca
Website: http://garyowenportercounselling.ca
Credentials: M.Ed., RCTC, CCC
Clientele: Adults and Youth
Scope of Practice: ADHD; Anxiety; Depression; Panic; Career and Life Transitions; Learning Disabilities; Grief; Trauma; Stress Management; Personal Growth and Wellness; Gender; Sexuality
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Gordon Power
Company: G D Power Counselling and Consulting
Office Location: Halifax area
Phone: 902-499-3757
Email: gordonpower@eastlink.ca
Credentials: MEd, RCT and (RSW retired)
Clientele: Individuals, couples and families
Scope of Practice: Addiction specialist
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Brett Richardson
Company: Brett Richardson Counselling & Wellness
Office Location: B-2040 Maynard St., Halifax, NS
Phone: 902-702-7546
Email: brichardsoncounselling@gmail.com
Website: http://brettrichardsoncounselling.com
Credentials: RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: General depression, anxiety and self-esteem, LGBTQ+, addiction, trauma, couples, anti-oppression oriented
Scope of Practice: Individual adults, couples
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Mercedes Ruiz Fernandez
Company: Private Practice
Office Location: Dartmouth
Phone: 902-402-4232
Email: psicotp.mercedes@gmail.com
Credentials: BS in Psychology, MA in Gestalt Psychotherapy, RCT-C
Clientele: Adults, Adolescents, Individuals, Couples
Scope of Practice: Gestalt is great when dealing with PTSD, anxiety, addiction, depression, stress, sexual abuse, victims of abuse, grief, relationship difficulties, etc. Languages available: English & Spanish.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Susan Sarty
Company: Susan Sarty Counselling
Office Location: 2 Bluewater Rd Bedford NS B4B 1G7
Phone: 902-448-0559
Email: sartysusan@gmail.com
Credentials: MEd, RCT, CCC
Clientele: Youth, Adults, Individual, Couples, Family
Scope of Practice: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Anger, Conflict Mediation, Grief, Relationships, Sexuality, Sexual Orientation, Abuse, Disordered Eating, Stress, Parenting, Addictions, Phobias, and Career Counselling.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Olga Scibior
Office Location: Halifax
Phone: 902-497-0740
Email: olgascibior03@gmail.com
Credentials: Ed.D.,M.Ed. (Counselling Psychology), RCT,CCC
Clientele: adults, couples, adolescents
Scope of Practice: trauma recovery, grief and bereavement, depression, anxiety, stress management, sexual abuse, domestic violence, addictions, transitions; critical incident stress debriefing in workplaces; psychoeducational workshops
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Maya Sloan
Company: Body Speech Mind Therapy
Office Location: 6993 Churchill Drive Halifax NS B3L 3H6 (near Halifax Shopping Centre and Flinn Park)
Phone: (902) 499-3428
Email: maya.sloan@icloud.com
Website: http://www.bodyspeechmindtherapy.com
Credentials: M.Sc. (Speech-Language Pathology),
M.Ed. (Counselling), RCT-C
Clientele: Children, adolescents, adults
Scope of Practice: I offer play therapy to children, art-infused therapy to adolescents, and somatic-based therapy to adults
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Elizabeth G. Stephen
Company: Elizabeth G. Stephen
Office Location: 989 Young Avenue, Halfax
Phone: 902 229-6666
Email: elizabeth.stephen@ns.sympatico.ca
Credentials: MA, MEd, RCT, CCC
Clientele: Adults
Scope of Practice: Counselling, Advocacy and Consulting
Addictions Specialist
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Kimberly Strange
Company: Kimberly Strange Counselling Services
Office Location: Fall River, Nova Scotia
Phone: 902 225 4970
Email: kim@kimberlystrangecounselling.ca
Website: http://www.kimberlystrangecounselling.ca
Credentials: MEd (Counselling), RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Adults, youth, children, families
Scope of Practice: I am currently accepting clients with presenting issues such as anxiety, depression, self esteem, life decisions. I use a variety of counselling methods such as CBT, narrative therapy, mindfulness and relaxation practices and tools. As well, I am a Relax Kids Coach and trainer for Canada.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Heather Topshee MEd, CCC, RCT
Office Location: Brickyard Health – Building Wellness 100-2111 Maitland St. Halifax, N.S.
Phone: 902-448-3342
Email: htopshee@gmail.com
Website: http://www.brickyardhealth.com/
Credentials: MEd, CCC, RCT
Clientele: Children, adolescents/youth, adults
Scope of Practice: Depression, anxiety, stress management, goal-setting and time-management, self-care, disordered eating, managing anger, grief and trauma, conflict resolution, career, family and parenting, self-esteem.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Jennifer Welcher
Company: Deserve Counselling
Office Location: 13 Raymond Drive, Lower Sackville, NS
Phone: (902) 229-0948
Email: deservecounselling@gmail.com
Website: https://deservecounselling.weebly.com/
Credentials: BA, B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Ed., M.Ed., RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: children, adolescents, adults, couples
Scope of Practice: Depression, anxiety, work/school/career issues, couples communication, relationship breakdown, LD, ADD/ADHD, cultural competency, LGBTQ2+ Ally, EAP/EFAP
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Alex Wolf
Company: Alex Wolf, RCT-C, CCC, MEd
Office Location: 5553 Bloomfield St., Suite 6, Halifax, NS, B3K 1S7
Phone: 902-225-4543
Email: alexwolfrct@gmail.com
Website: http://alexwolfrct.com
Credentials: MEd in Counselling (Acadia University)
RCT-C (NSCCT)
CCC (CCPA)
Clientele: Men and Boys (trans-inclusive) ages 12+
Scope of Practice: Individual, Couples, ages 12+, men and boys, outdoor/adventure therapy
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Melyssa Wood
Company: Melyssa Wood Counselling Therapy
Office Location: 260 Wyse Rd, Dartmouth, NS, B3A1N3
Phone: 902-482-8020
Email: info@melyssawood.ca
Website: http://www.melyssawood.ca
Credentials: MA, RCT-C, CCC-Q
Clientele: Older teens, adults, individuals, couples
Scope of Practice: I work with adults and older teens, including individuals and couples, who feel overwhelmed with stress or anxiety, are lacking motivation, and perhaps even feel stuck and are not sure where to turn for support. Many of my clients have experienced anxiety, depression or issues in their relationships
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Name: Nick Zwaagstra
Company: Chebucto Art Therapy & Counselling Centre (CATCC)
Office Location: 3621 Dutch Village Road, Halifax, N.S. B3N 2T1
Phone: (902) 445-5675 or mobile (902) 499-4354
Email: zwaagnic@chebuctoarttherapy-catcc.ca
Website: http://www.chebuctoarttherapy-catcc.ca
Credentials: MC:AT, RCT, CCC, RCAT
Clientele: All ages, dyadic work, groups
Scope of Practice: Counselling and Art Therapy specialization; mental health, self-esteem & GLBT, grief & loss, trauma, life-threatening illness & palliative care, stress mitigation, workshops, Art Therapy Training, consulting & supervision.
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax

Northern Region

Cumberland, Colchester, Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough counties

Name: Nakita Archibald
Company: ME Family Therapy and Resource Center
Office Location: Truro, NS
Phone: (902) 897-2880
Email: Nakita.archibald@gmail.com
Website: http://mefamilytherapy.ca
Credentials: MA, RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Adolescents, Adults, Individuals and Couples
Scope of Practice: Trauma-informed practice; client-centered, solution-focused; utilizing elements of CBT; mindfulness based interventions. Primary focus in trauma, abuse, and attachment, addictive disorders, anxiety, depression, emotional difficulties, relationship difficulties, communication skills.
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester

Name: Cathrine E. Chambers
Company: The Kamala Institute – Centre for the Integrated Treatment of Trauma and Anxiety
Office Location: 219 Main St. Suite 300, Kirk Building, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C1
Phone: 902-870-4825
Email: admin@thekamalainstitute.com
Website: http://www.thekamalainstitute.com
Credentials: M.Ed., CCC, RCT-C
Clientele: Veterans, RCMP, First Responders, Survivors of Interpersonal and Sexualized Violence, Survivors of Workplace Accidents, Illnesses, and Occupational Stress Injuries
Scope of Practice: Specializing in the treatment of PTSD, complex PTSD, developmental trauma, extreme/chronic stress, and anxiety-related illnesses
NS Counties where offices are located: Antigonish

Name: Theresa Fraser
Company: Changing Steps
Office Location: P.O. Box 722 200 Denoon Street, Pictou NS B0K 1H0
Phone: 902 301 9192
Email: theresaannfraser@gmail.com
Website: http://www.changingsteps.ca
Credentials: CCW, CYC-P, Theraplay, EMDR, PLay Therapy , Death Doula, Stillbirthday Doula, certifying Birth Doula, Trauma and Loss Clinical Specialist,MA , RCT
Clientele: People across the lifespan
Scope of Practice: Attachment, grief and loss, anxiety, trauma treatment, Short term solution focussed, psychodynamic , CBT
NS Counties where offices are located: Pictou

Name: Dianne M Lee
Office Location: 46 Inglis St. Truro , NS
Phone: 902 – 893 -0215
Email: dmlee@ns.sympatico.ca
Credentials: MEd (Counselling), RCT , CCC
Clientele: Primarily Individual Adults , couples , families
Scope of Practice: Short term counselling/EAP work ; Stress, anxiety, loss/grief, trauma, anger, coping with change, relationships ; Training /workshops/Workplace Interventions.
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester

Name: Glenn MacLeod
Company: Glenn MacLeod Counselling Services
Office Location: 2042 Queen Street, Westville
Phone: 902-695-6644
Email: gmacleodcounsel@bellaliant.net
Credentials: M A Counselling Psychology, RCT-C
Clientele: Individual youth (age 16) and adults, couples and families
Scope of Practice: Short term EAP Counselling, anxiety, depression, anger, couples, families and low self esteem
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester, Pictou

Name: Maher Al Masalmeh
Company: Counselling Services
Office Location: 10 Jubilee Avenue Stellarton, NS. BOK 1S0
Phone: (902) 752-6688
Email: Drmasalmeh@gmail.com
Credentials: MED (Counselling), RCT-C
Clientele: Children (6 to 10), Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13), Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19), Adults, Elders (65+)
Scope of Practice: • ADHD • Anger Management • Behavioral Issues • Career Guidance • Depression • Family Conflict • Gambling • Grief • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD) • Parenting • Relationship Issues • Sleep or Insomnia • Stress • Substance Abuse • Trauma and PTSD
NS Counties where offices are located: Pictou

Name: Margaret Rose Mauger
Company: Private Practice
Office Location: 35 Commercial Street, Suite 403, Truro, NS
Phone: 902-266-9763 (leave message)
Email: mauger@bellaliant.net
Credentials: BA Psych. Hon., M.Ed Counselling, RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: All genders aged 16 and over
Scope of Practice: Trauma-informed. Primary scope of practice: trauma and PTSD, sexual abuse/assault, gender and sexuality, grief/bereavement, abuse, depression, anxiety, stress management, coping/relaxation strategies and healthy relationships. Educational workshops and presentations. Ally/Safe Space.
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester, Hants

Name: Ruth Mitchell
Company: SoulSpace Counselling Therapy
Office Location: Truro
Phone: 902-843-1303
Email: ruth@soulspacect.ca
Website: www.soulspacect.ca
Credentials: MA, RCT, CCC
Clientele: All ages and genders
Scope of Practice: Narrative approach, self-exploration, self-care, online
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester

Name: Joyce Talbot
Company: Joyce Talbot
Office Location: New Glasgow, NS
Phone: (902) 921-1343
Email: talbotjoyce@outlook.com
Credentials: M.Ed., Counselling, RCT-C
Clientele: Youth and adults
Scope of Practice: Mental illness: anxiety, depression, bipolar; stress, grief, trauma, abuse, life skills, career counselling using various interventions including solution-focused and strengths-based approaches
NS Counties where offices are located: Pictou

Name: Janet Tomlinson
Office Location: 664 Prince Street, Truro, NS
Phone: 902-890-3853
Email: Jlt.therapy@gmail.com
Credentials: M.Ed., RCT, CCC
Clientele: Adult, youth
Scope of Practice: Substance misuse, trauma, depression and anxiety issues, concurrent disorder, equine facilitated wellness utilized with a range of treatment issues as noted above.
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester, Hants

Name: Kate Tompkins
Company: K. Tompkins and Associates
Office Location: Guysborough, Antigonish and Port Hawkesbury
Phone: 902-870-6567
Email: katetompkins@eastlink.ca
Credentials: BA, BEd, MEd, RCT
Clientele: Adults, teens, families
Scope of Practice: EAFP provider. Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, couples, families, referrals.
NS Counties where offices are located: Antigonish, Guysborough, Richmond

Name: Lynn Toole
Office Location: Truro
Phone: 902-843-0947
Email: ltoole@eastlink.ca
Credentials: MEd (Counselling), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Youth, adults, couples
Scope of Practice: Individual counselling, couples counselling, career and vocational counselling
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester

Name: Ed Wohlmuth
Company: E.J. Wohlmuth & Associates
Office Location: Truro, NS
Phone: 902-896-7136
Email: ed.wohlmuth@nscc.ca
Credentials: M.Ed (Counselling), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Primarily Adult, Couples, Families
Scope of Practice: Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Substance Abuse, Grief/complicated grief, Adjustment/transitional problems, stress, compassion fatigue, spiritual crisis. Specialization: Trauma/PTSD
NS Counties where offices are located: Colchester, Cumberland, Hants, Pictou

Southern Region

Shelburne, Queens, and Lunenburg counties

Name: Jean Blackler
Company: Jean Blackler Counselling Services
Office Location: 6 Bridge St. Milton and 144 Dufferin St. Bridgewater
Phone: 902-354-4660 and 902-646-0267
Email: evnsjc@aol.com
Website: http://Jeanblacklercounsellingservices.com
Credentials: BSc (Hons); Master of Counselling, Counselling Psychology; RCT
Clientele: Children; Youth; Adults; Seniors
Scope of Practice: Loss; Family; Transitions
NS Counties where offices are located: Annapolis, Lunenburg, Queens, Shelburne

Name: Carol Jean Cleveland
Company: Restored Paths Counselling Services, Inc.
Office Location: Mahone Bay/Martins River/Indian Point
Phone: 902-212-2945
Email: restoredpaths@gmail.com
Credentials: MEd./Counselling
Certified Canadian Counsellor
Registered Counselling Therapist-Candidate
Clientele: Children 5+, Adolescents, Adults
Scope of Practice: Anger, Anxiety, Conflict Resolution, Depression, Grief/Loss, Relationships, School-related issues, Self-Worth/Shame, Spiritual Crisis (Christian), Stress, Trauma-informed, CBT, Play Therapy, Equine Assisted Counselling
NS Counties where offices are located: Lunenburg

Name: Grace McKnight
Company: Grace Inspired Living
Office Location: Bridgewater and Mahone Bay
Phone: 902 624 0066
Email: grace@graceinspiredliving.ca
Website: http://www.graceinspiredliving.ca
Credentials: MEd-Counselling RCT, CCC
Certified Mindfulness Based Chronic Pain Management Facilitator
MA Religious Studies
BArt Ed, Certificate in Spiritual Care
Clientele: I serve adults aged 18 to the elderly
Scope of Practice: I assist clients through transitions as a result of physical or emotional injury, loss of a loved one, career change, addiction and lack of purpose
NS Counties where offices are located: Lunenburg

Name: J.Richard Nichols
Company: J. Richard Nichols Inc.
Office Location: 61 Catidian Place, Hebbville, Lunenburg Co.,NS B4V 7A7
Phone: 902-543-4140, 902-521-6751(c)
Email: jrnichols@eastlink.ca
Website: www.jrichardnichols.com
Credentials: BSc., MEd., RCT,CCC
Registered NS College of Counselling Therapists
Clientele: Older children and adults
Scope of Practice: Family and couple relationships, Critical Incident, trauma, grief, anxiety, sexuality, victim services, addiction, depression, personal and group conflict
NS Counties where offices are located: Halifax, Lunenburg

Name: Brenda Peters
Company: Brenda Peters Counselling Therapist
Office Location: 74 Empire Street Bridgewater, NS B4V 2L6
Phone: 902.521.4674
Email: Brendapeters1977@gmail.com
Website: http://www.brendapeters.ca
Credentials: MEd, RCT – C, CCC, BSW, RSW, BA (Recreation Therapy and Recreation Administration)
Clientele: Adults and youth
Scope of Practice: Narrative, solution – focused, Client – centered, transition and change, CBT, energy healing and Mindfulness. Anxiety, depression, relationships, stress, body image, trauma, attachment, anger, parenting and motivation.
NS Counties where offices are located: Lunenburg, Queens

Name: Joan Reeves
Company: South Shore Assessment & Counselling Services
Office Location: 14 Dufferin Street, Bridgewater, NS
Phone: 902-527-6804
Email: ssacs@eastlink.ca
Credentials: M.Ed.(Counselling), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Children, youth, adults (individual, family, couple)
Scope of Practice: Solution focused, Mindfulness, CBT strategies for issues including depression/anxiety, loss/grief, relationships, trauma/attachment, anger, personal and work stress.
NS Counties where offices are located: Lunenburg

Name: Sue Robinson
Company: Robinson Counselling
Office Location: East LaHave near Lunenburg and Bridgewater
Phone: (902) 766-4432
Email: suerobinson@eastlink.ca
Credentials: MEd, RCT, CCC
Clientele: Individuals, couples, adolescents, families
Scope of Practice: Anger, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship, school-related, stress
NS Counties where offices are located: Lunenburg

Name: Patricia Wentzell
Company: Patricia Wentzell Counselling & Consulting Services
Office Location: Bridgewater, N.S.
Phone: (902) 527-8939
Email: pwentzellcounselling@gmail.com
Website: http://www.patriciawentzellcounselling.ca
Credentials: M.Ed. (Counselling), M.Ed. (Special Education), RCT, CCC
Clientele: Children, Adolescents, Adults (Individuals, Couples, Families)
Scope of Practice: Trauma-informed, couples (EFT), anxiety, depression, grief/ loss, work-related / academic and career concerns, conflict and anger management. Approaches include CBT, Solution-Focused, mindfulness, and play therapy techniques.
NS Counties where offices are located: Lunenburg

Southwest Region

Yarmouth and Digby counties

Name: Marie-Louise d’Entremont-Gray
Company: Mar Lou D. Therapy-thérapie
Office Location: 4258, route 308, C.P. 178, Tusket Comté de Yarmouth, NÉ B0W 3M0
Phone: (902) 740-7663
Email: marloud.therapy@gmail.com
Credentials: M.Ed, RCT-C, CCC
Clientele: Children, Adolescents and Adults
Scope of Practice: Areas of Specialties: Career Counselling, anxiety, depression, trauma, mindfulness, interpersonal difficulties, equine facilitated wellness and relationship
NS Counties where offices are located: Digby, Yarmouth

Name: Wendell d’Eon
Company: D’Eon Personal Counselling
Office Location: West Pubnico and Yarmouth, NS
Phone: (902) 762-0111
Email: wendell.deon@gmail.com
Credentials: B.A./ B.Ed, Masters in Educational Psychology and Measurement, RCT
Clientele: Children, teens and adults
Scope of Practice: Short-term counselling/EAP work with children, adolescents and adults. Bilingual
NS Counties where offices are located: Yarmouth