My approach to therapy is a holistic one, catering to the needs of each patient as everyone is different. I work with individuals, couples and families with emphasis on a family systems approach.
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Through shared dialogue, I use a variety of proven approaches when entering into a confidential and collaborative counselling relationship.
I have been providing counselling and psychotherapy for 6 years. I provide a warm and welcoming space with personalized, high quality counselling and psychotherapy services.
Eleanore Altman is a graduate of the post-graduate couple and family therapy program at the Argyle Institute of Human Relations in Montreal, Quebec. She works with youth, adults, couples, and families.
I have been in private practice for ten years working with individuals and couples of all ages. For the last five years I have worked as a clinician for youth with exceptional psycho-social needs including family adjustment, trauma, anxiety and grief.
My approach as a therapist is a blend of solution-focused and experiential therapy. While I am a quick thinker eager to find solutions to personal or relationship problems, I remain present with my clients in their current experience.
I use a client-centered approach that emphasizes safety and collaboration while providing strong leadership and a range of exploration opportunities tailored to the individual, couple, family or group.
Due to the fluctuating, ever-unpredictable nature of the journey through our lives, we undoubtedly come up against situations, circumstances, and life events that can cause us to feel lost, overwhelmed, or unsure.
I am a client-centered therapist, committed to creating a safe and caring environment for every one of my clients. Whether you are seeking therapy as an individual, a couple, or as a family, I am here to listen to you without judgement.
I have many years of experience with pre-contemplative and contemplative clients in addictions work, as well as strong advocacy skills and an effective referral network.
I draw on a variety of therapeutic approaches from a client-centered, humanistic perspective and adapt to you and your needs, so that you may explore your issues in a way that feels right to you.
My primary areas of interest include assisting individuals or couples who are coping with chronic illness, loss, trauma, depression and anxiety, relationship concerns, as well as men who are experiencing concerns around intimacy.
Having immersed herself in the field of mental health since 2007, Michelle brings to this work a valuable collection of experience supporting families in trying life circumstances.
I truly believe that everyone requires a support system that is safe and accepting of who we are, where we are and how we live our lives.
I believe that my role as a counsellor and psychotherapist is to provide an outlet where clients can share their thoughts and feelings in a safe, comfortable and non-judgmental environment.
I believe in people’ self-accomplishment, on their ability to create and to maintain meaningful and harmonious relations. However, at time we might need help and supports to develop these relations.
Practice areas: childhood & adolescence, children, adolescents & adult, psychodynamic psychotherapy, focus on deep emotional connections and communication in relationship and more.
I believe counselling brings improvement and healing to personal and relational struggles. Based on well acclaimed theories, I work as a facilitator as you also work to become more aware of your own strengths.
I help clients to find self-acceptance by working through their social and family histories and resolving past relationship wounds, while using the many resources, relationships and personal strengths that will enable them to set goals and go after them effectively.
I help individuals with anxiety, depression, burnout, and anger management. I also work in Childhood trauma, personal development and fulfillment, and Transitional Issues: career change/job satisfaction.