Approaches

Although we are trained in talk therapy, our clinic offers more than just that! If you are looking for something that is different from the mainstream, each of our practitioners weaves together a number of different therapeutic approaches in their work so that your therapy is custom fit to you. You do not need to know which approaches would be right for you prior to coming – this can be discussed with your therapist in your intake session. When working in an integrative model, multiple approaches can be drawn from in the course of one appointment in a seamless way, while other sessions may be focused more heavily on one approach. You may be curious or have questions about different approaches if you are new to therapy, or you may have past counselling experience and already have a good sense of what works for you. Your therapist will be happy to answer these questions for you.

The therapies we use can be practiced across from one another in a seated position, lying on a treatment table, standing involving more active, movement-oriented exercises, or outdoors walking. Touch may or may not be involved, depending on the therapy approach, the therapist’s scope of practice, and your comfort level and goals. Your right to choice is paramount.

To find out which of our practitioners offers the following therapies, place your mouse or cursor over each modality below and a box will appear with their names.

Somatic Experiencing™
Touch and Table Work
EMDR
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness
Attachment-Focused Therapy
Dissociation and Parts Work
Gestalt Therapy and Focusing
Expressive Arts Therapies
Psychodynamic Therapy
Self-Compassion
Boundaries and Assertiveness Work
Equine-Facilitated Therapy
Ecotherapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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