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Therapists in Nova Scotia (NS)

Sarah Williams, Psychologist  in Fall River
“Clients are provided with a quiet and supportive environment to share their concerns and explore solutions. Sarah has extensive experience working with individuals regarding ADHD, learning disabilities, stress/anxiety, sleep hygiene, social skills, developmental delays, behavioural difficulties, and emotions. Services include: assessment, counselling, and coaching. Sarah has experience in numerous settings including developmental research (Dalhousie), ADHD treatment centre (New York), counselor at private school (Florida), psychometrist for Federal research study (Correctional facility), school psychologist in Halifax since 2004, as well as a psychologist in private practice since 2007 (including Breakthrough Cooperative 2012-2014). Sarah opened her own practice with 4 psychologists in August 2014.
(902) 576-8012
Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J1
Chimene Jewer, Psychologist  in Halifax
“I am a Registered Psychologist with a broad range of experience working with adults, children and adolescents in a variety of settings. I was trained in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), but take an eclectic approach to counselling/psychotherapy, incorporating other evidence-based practices, such as mindfullness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Consistent with research, I believe that developing a good relationship/rapport with my clients is essential to successful therapy.
(902) 455-6771
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5R3
Mike Buckley, Counselor  in Portuguese Cove
Verified by Psychology Today
Counselor, PhD, Psych, MA, Coun, RCT
“Life Happens... We can help. I have 30+ years' experience, the last decade specializing in problem gambling and process addictions. I work extensively with families/members with a variety of addictions, in the process developing an expertise in working with survivors of trauma and family violence. These often underlie addictions whether they are to substances or processes like gambling, shopping, sex, or the internet. I work in a caring and sympathetic manner that makes counselling safe and inviting. Additionally, I have a special interest in working with people diagnosed as borderline, depressed, suicidal, or as adult children of alcoholics (ACOA).
(902) 346-2158
Portuguese Cove, Nova Scotia B3V 1K1
Patricia Macdonald, Psychologist  in Halifax
“During my time in Montreal, I worked extensively with individuals who had experienced trauma, anxiety, and with children of substance abusing parents and children of parents with mental illness. Additionally, I worked with individuals experiencing various forms of mental illness, crisis situations, and suicidal ideation. In working with individuals, establishing a secure and stable environment is important to me. Allowing yourself to be vulnerable can be difficult. My empathic and caring approach allows clients to feel at ease and comfortable in my office. I am an open-minded and supportive professional who values the unique characteristics of each individual.
(902) 406-9404
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1K1
Debbie Bowyer, Counselor  in Bedford
“My approach is to allow you to bring your past into the present so that you can develop skills that free you to thrive in the future. My therapeutic counselling style is to provide a safe, open and encouraging space to equip and free you to do three things: * identify automatic negative, limiting or unproductive thoughts and behaviours, and imagine a life beyond them; * move from the bondage of those thoughts and behaviours, into a freedom of intention and choice where you can live life with purpose and passion; * develop the skill to sustain this freedom on your own.
(902) 452-3900
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3S3
Julia N. DeLong, Counselor  in Halifax
“I am experienced working in the field of addictions and recovery, and enjoy helping clients through the process of living a happy and healthy lifestyle. I have special interests working with individuals who have experienced trauma and with adult children of alcoholics (A.C.O.A.). Additionally, through many years of working with youth, I have developed a passion for helping youth with behaviour management and am skilled in crisis management. I use a positive, honest approach and place great value in my client's comfort and ownership of their successes.
(902) 441-5323
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N2
Hilary Stephenson, Psychological Associate  in Halifax
“During my time in Australia, I worked at Mirikai, an in-patient drug rehabilitation centre where I provided psychological services including assessment, formulation, treatment to individuals with both addiction and mental illness. I worked with the Early Psychosis Team (Queensland Health, Australia), where I provided psychological services to clients, between the ages of 15 and 25, experiencing their first episode of psychosis; including substance-induced, bipolar, schizophrenia, schizoaffective, and depression with psychotic features. I am a flexible and open-minded practitioner who respects the uniqueness of every individual.
(902) 406-9404
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1K1
Dr. S. Gerald Hann Psychological Services, Psychologist  in Halifax
“Our practice is a private clinic that offers psychological services by regulated psychologists. The mission of Dr. S. Gerald Hann Psychological Services is to promote improved mental health for individuals, families and the community using empirically based and scientifically proven assessment and treatment techniques. All psychologists at Dr. S. Gerald Hann Psychological Services are dedicated to the highest ethical standards and approach each and every client with compassion and respect.
(902) 453-8336
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1Y6
Angela Dawn MacKay, Psychologist  in Halifax
“I offer three streams of holistic psychotherapy: Mind/Body Psychotherapy for adolescents and adults, Play Therapy for children under the age of twelve, and Yoga Fusion Psychotherapy, a unique combination of psychotherapy and yoga therapy for clients over the age of eighteen. I'm enthusiastic about my work, creatively drawing from both Eastern and Western traditions. As well as being trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, I am a certified Logosynthesis Practitioner. Strategies include mindfulness meditation, Logosynthesis, breathing/grounding exercises, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, journaling, yoga therapy, Qigong, play, art, and humour.
(902) 429-3303
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A3
Erin Montgomery, Counselor  in Halifax
“My work includes a deep commitment to the well-being of my clients. I believe that a helpful therapeutic relationship begins with a focus on your strengths. I work with individuals 18 and older and groups of all ages. I work well with those who understand that difficult life experiences affect the whole person, including our mental, physical, and spiritual selves. I support people with difficult life experiences including PTSD, and complex trauma and I find particular meaning in my work with adult survivors of childhood abuse and neglect.
(902) 448-2138
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4H9
Eva Hajek, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Halifax
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
“I am a master level registered clinical social worker/therapist with multiple years of experience working with children, youth and adults with various emotional and behavioral difficulties. Although my special interests are eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating, ARFID), including disordered eating and body image related issues (out of proportion concerns with weight, feelings and beliefs about body and appearance), I am also interested and trained in providing therapy for anxiety, mood and emotional difficulties, parent-child or interpersonal relationships. I offer individual or family counselling and therapy for children, youth and young adults. Adults with specific needs are welcomed too.
(902) 402-0969
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4H7
Judith Singer Bates, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Halifax
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
“I am best able to help clients who are desirous of making changes in their lives and understand that "the slower you go, the faster you get there". My practice provides a safe space for patients to put all of their thoughts and feelings into words. As patients talk, they learn about themselves and better understand their journey. As the unconscious becomes conscious, patients are able to make more thoughtful and meaningful choices and thus begin to live more full and meaningful lives.
(902) 860-3861
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 0A3
Joann E. Doran, Psychologist  in Halifax
“I provide individual therapy for children and youth who are experiencing a number of life challenges, such as anxiety, stress, trauma, or loss and divorce. One of my passions is helping parents develop caring, mindful, attuned communication with their children, whether they be toddlers or teens. Behavioral issues with little children can be confusing and frustrating for everyone involved. Through playful acceptance and exploration I work collaboratively with parents and if necessary school staff, to discover what is the root cause of the behavior. Recommendations and guidance are then provided to create desired changes.
(902) 455-9939 x105
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4H9
Andrea D Cook, Psychologist  in Halifax
“I established Waldegrove Psychological Services in October 2003 after completing my Masters of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology from McGill University. I recently completed training for Collaborative Family Practice allowing me to work as a family neutral in conjunction with lawyers to help resolve divorce disputes without the threat of court litigation. My areas of interest are quite diverse with a special interest in couples and military families. Other interests include: stress, depression and anxiety; ADD/ADHD; autism spectrum (Asperger's Disorder); adult children of alcoholics; trauma (PTSD); emotional regulation; family of origin and relationship issues.
(902) 406-9404
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1K1
Tamsin E. Marriott, Counselor  in Dartmouth
“My passion for helping others grew through my 10 year volunteer involvement as a firefighter. Early on, through experiencing a number of distressing calls, I became aware of trauma practices. When I was approached to be part of a team that would deliver services to firefighters who may need debriefing, my passion for psychology was ignited.
(902) 412-6719
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 5W7
Jacqueline Milner-Clerk & Associates Inc., Psychologist  in Dartmouth
“I have been working in private practice for over 19 years and have extensive experience providing counselling and other psychological services to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to overall management of the practice, I currently provide psychological treatment to older adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a wide range of problems and concerns. Areas of specialty and focus include: anxiety disorders and stress; depression; grief; self-esteem and confidence; relationship/marital issues; healthy coping; work-related difficulties; and living a full and value driven life.
(902) 461-8133
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1H4
“You've taken the first step. Healing can sometimes be painful but it can be more painful and destructive to ignore the things that are causing your sadness,anger,depressed or fearfulness.You set the pace of your sessions and I will provide the support,resources and therapeutic interventions that have proven benefits. You will have a safe,peaceful setting,in which to explore and resolve the issues that are preventing your happiness. I have worked with victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, anger, depression,grief and other life altering experiences. You do not have to go through it alone!
(902) 401-6778
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4B 1G8
Madeleine Stobbe, Counselor  in Halifax
“I am a Registered Counselling Therapist-Candidate providing individual therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. I work with clients experiencing a variety of difficulties including anxiety, depression, grief, self-harm, trauma, and relational difficulties. Over the past 10 years I have worked in a variety of roles working with child and youth inpatients, youth in care, children and adults with disabilities, international students, as well as refugee and immigrant populations.
(902) 407-4455
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 2S6
Amy Manuel Wiens, Psychologist  in Halifax
“I have experience working in community settings, non-profit organizations, and private practice settings. I work with individuals, couples, and whole or partial families. I am best suited to for couples and family therapy, however I also enjoy working with individuals. I see clients as young as 12 years old. My work with individuals ranges from a wide variety of issues such as personal growth, self-esteem, depression and anxiety and other adjustment and mood concerns.
(902) 407-1234
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2K5
Jessica Wine, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Halifax
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
“Are you experiencing stress? Grief? Loss? Anxiety or depression? Difficulties at work or in your relationship? Are there reasons that you may need help? As a therapist who has been providing therapy to adults, couples and teens for the past twenty years, I bring extensive experience and passion to help you cope with life's hardships. This is an opportunity for you to speak to a professional and be heard, and to gain clarity and perspective on your situation. I will provide you with confidential, nonjudgemental and helpful support and guidance. Contact me anytime by phone or email. I want to hear from you.
(902) 880-2262
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1H6

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Nova Scotia (NS) have broad skills and are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Nova Scotia (NS) you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Nova Scotia (NS) and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Nova Scotia (NS) or family therapy in Nova Scotia (NS).

How to find a specialist?
If you're looking for specialist counseling in Nova Scotia, such as a child psychologist or sex therapist, try to refine your search with our left nav bar.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no "right way". A couples counselor or a family counselor may use different treatment methods depending on the one that works best for you.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.