Counselling | What it Means to Us

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Counselling may have many meanings depending on who you ask—advising, directing, guiding, assisting, helping, supporting, and resolving are a few definitions for the word. However, in Ottawa at Family Therapy, counselling is more than this—it is really understanding your needs and making a commitment to do whatever it takes to create positive change in your life. Many things in life affect you, but counselling can affect you beyond just the surface level. It can increase your happiness, your well-being, and the healthiness of your lifestyle. It can provide you with insight and guidance when you would otherwise feel lost. No matter what your therapeutic needs may be, the trained qualified psychotherapists, therapists, marriage therapists, family therapists, child therapist, youth therapist, couples therapist, and social workers at Family Therapy are eager to help you assess, identify, and most importantly, treat whatever is afflicting you.

What is the Purpose of Counselling?

Counselling is a frequently-used word that can encompass many things. So what does our office mean by “counseling” when we are discussing our various services? Counselling, to us, is working through your personal needs to make you achieve wellness. No matter what area of counseling may be best for you, your wellbeing is our primary care goal.  Our office and therapists are qualified to offer you a variety of therapy services. Talk therapy is a way of working through your problems in order to have an overall happier and healthier life. Therapy provides you with a personal advocate—someone whose goals are to help you achieve your goals. As a professional who helps you with personal struggles or tough situations, therapists are equipped with techniques and tools for coping with many types of problems, and can teach you to manage your thoughts and feelings accordingly. The purpose of therapy, therefore, is whatever you need it to be. By getting in contact with our office, you can find the best solution to your needs and get started with a counselor who wants to help you through whatever you may be going through in life.

What Counselling Specialties Does Family-Therapy Offer in Kanata?

Our Ottawa Counselling office is very family-oriented, so we have a wide variety of counselling services offered that we can customize to fit your family or step-family. We have therapist who specialize in child counselling and services for teenagers. Our staff includes a youth counsellor, psychotherapist, social workers, child therapist, couples therapists, marriage therapists, family therapist, who specifically for these types of individual, couple, child, youth and family services. We offer marriage and couples counselling services during the day and evening  to meet your specific needs.  We specialize in helping families and step-families to work through difficult times as well as day-to-day struggles. Our various family-oriented services are geared towards helping you and your loved ones maintain a healthy and happy lifestyle. Counselling can occur one-on-one or in a group setting, and varies a lot depending on your needs. The only way to find out if counselling is right for you is to call our office and set up a consultation in our Ottawa office at 4019 Carling Ave, Suite 202. We are eager to hear from you to provide you with the help you need.