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Therapists in Nova Scotia (NS)

Pamela Rubin, Counselor  in Halifax
“Just showing up is the first step to taking power again in your life! I offer proven practices that will take you step by step towards well-being. I provide gentle options in a warm, caring atmosphere at the Living Well Integrative Health Centre. I listen carefully and work with you to find the approaches that will succeed. I welcome a broad range of clients, but specialize in recovery from trauma, including sexual assault/abuse and domestic violence. Post-trauma issues are not a life sentence, and you can regain the quality of life you deserve.
(902) 406-1500
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5B6
Amy Mackenzie, Art Therapist  in Halifax
“Art therapy helps to foster creative expression and communication of thoughts and feelings. Discover the benefits of creatively expressing internal processes using colour, line, shape and symbol within a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship. Art therapy allows a connection to our deepest metaphors and also has great applications for mindfulness-based work. I am an Art Therapist in private practice, offering individual sessions. My sessions combine a unique blend of verbal discussion and art-making to shed new light on personal struggles and help build a path towards resolution. No background in art required. Everyone has a creative spark!
(902) 473-9391
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A2
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
Erin Montgomery, Counselor  in Halifax
“My work includes a deep commitment to the well-being of my clients. I see individuals 18 and older as well as work with groups of all ages. I understand that stress affects the whole person, including our mental, emotional, 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. I assist my clients to make the shift from surviving to thriving.
(902) 448-2138
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4H9
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
Fall River Psychological Services, 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 NS 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 1J2
Adamo Enrichment Services, Counselor  in Halifax
“Although my private practice is new, my counselling experience goes back 15 years. Working through agencies and Community Services, I have worked with families and individuals in areas of personal growth, life skills and parenting.
(902) 292-9752
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1A7
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
The Compass Rose Health and Wellness Centre, Counselor  in Bedford
“Life Happens... We can help. I have 35+ 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
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 4E9
Sarah Nunes, Psychologist  in Dartmouth
“Dr. Nunes is an anxiety specialist. She treats general anxiety, worry, panic, social anxiety, phobias and OCD. The therapeutic approach she uses is called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT involves altering the dysfunctional beliefs (and behaviours) that are associated with one's problems. CBT is backed by research and is is the most effective treatment for depression and anxiety, among other things. She also treats depression, relationship problems, obsessive disorders (e.g., hair-pulling, skin-picking), low self-esteem and adjustment and identity issues.
(902) 880-2711
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1N3
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
Carissa Clement, Psychologist  in Halifax
“Dr. Clement is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology and a Master's in Forensic Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her training is grounded in humanistic and existential theory, which she considers to be at the core of her therapeutic approach with clients. However, she also integrates theories of mind/body science with psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural and mindfulness based approaches. She has diversified experience in a variety of settings including rural and urban community mental health, university health services, inpatient psychiatry and medicine, and private practice.
(902) 407-4455
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 2S6
Jim Dalling,   in Dartmouth
“You've made it. Just by reading this, you're taking the first steps to lasting change in your life. Life can be difficult. I know what it's like to struggle - Anxiety, parenting, having a traumatically sick partner, stalled career, lost relationships, hopes, dreams. When life bites you in the arse, it can seem overwhelming. You have all the resources you need to make it through these tough times. I can help you find them. The good news? The changes you want to make are much closer than you think.
(902) 209-5228
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 3S7
Timothy R Walker, Counselor  in Halifax
“I work from the perspective that everyone has basic healthiness, a natural yearning for brilliant sanity and the wisdom of wholeness as part of their being. Conditioning and confusion can obscure these endowments but they are never absent. My job is to help draw out this wisdom for healing that is already there, by encouraging awareness. I begin with client-centered listening that honours where you are now, and the change you want. I then move into more experiential work to facilitate transformation. The contract for change and the pace of change is always in the client's hands
(902) 431-4097
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4B8
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
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
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
Circle Works Counselling and Consulting Services, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Musquodoboit Harbour
“While working as a Holistic, Strength-Oriented, Art Therapist, I focus on Resilience. I encourage people to explore not only how to Survive the challenges of daily life, but also how to Thrive and Grow. If you are Confused, Stressed, Depressed, in Conflict, or Abused, and need some help feeling Safer, Calmer, Happier, or more Inspired, just reach out. If you can use a Listening Ear, an Open Heart, a Creative Mind, and a Practical Attitude, call Circle Works, and quickly experience the Difference. Individuals, Couples, Youth, Family, Group, Community. Sliding Scale, EAP, Victim Services, BlueCross, First Nations Inuit Health.
(902) 889-2905
Julia Somody, Psychologist  in Halifax
“I work with individuals who are struggling with a variety of concerns, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, grief and unresolved family and emotional issues. I also work with clients to develop self-esteem, personal wellness and meaningful living and reduce anxiety and stress. I have a background in yoga and meditation and will be starting to lead yoga classes as well as combined yoga and mindfulness workshops in the Fall 2014. Additionally, I specialize in career counselling and can offer vocational assessment and exploration to help individuals work through workplace stress and burnout and assist in career development.
(902) 406-9404
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1K1

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.