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Specializing in Counselling for TEENS, STUDENTS and YOUNG ADULTS

EVENING and WEEKEND appointments available

We offer VIRTUAL SESSIONS ONLY by phone or video to people in Ontario.

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Are you feeling anxious, overwhelmed, depressed or exhausted from trying to cope with everyday life?  

Do you feel anxious most of the time? Do you have panic attacks? 


Do you have social anxiety? Do you get nervous around others?Are you worried what others will think of you?

Do you constantly put yourself down or lack confidence in yourself?

Do you struggle with relationships with peers, friends or family?

Are you a teen, post-secondary student, young adult or someone with ADHD?


Learn practical strategies which can help you feel better as quickly as possible.  

Reach out for help today!

Start feeling better today!

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Sonya rappelling down a waterfall in Hawaii.

Feeling overwhelmed by school, work, or daily life? Start feeling better today!  Are you tired of struggling with anxiety, depression, grief or loss?  Are you experiencing problems with peer or personal relationships, self-esteem, or body image? Have you lost your motivation for school or work?  We will help you work through the issues you are facing and teach you coping strategies so you can start to feel better. 

 

Whether your challenge is time management, organization, procrastination, test anxiety, piles of laundry, or too many assignments and tests, we can help you alleviate your stress and get back on track.  Using a combination of learning strategies and counselling, we will get to the root of the issue and teach you effective coping techniques.

 

Using the knowledge and skills gained through our extensive experience, we will quickly identify suitable strategies and techniques, and modify them to your personality.   We will help you build your own unique tool kit, which you can use on a daily basis or refer to them when times get tough.  Our goal is to help you develop lifelong resiliency.

Meet Our Team

Sonya Watson (Lem)
Clinical Director & Registered Psychotherapist 
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Sonya is passionate about teaching students and young adults practical tools and strategies to help them cope with their anxiety, depression and ADHD.   

Sonya has over 18 years' experience counselling adolescents, young adults and adults, including 12 years providing learning strategies to post-secondary students with ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome and Learning Disabilities.

Sammi Marriner
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  

Sammi loves working with teens who are struggling with anxiety and depression, while going to school.  She will help you learn how to reduce your anxiety and improve your mood by teaching you effective coping strategies.  Sammi is passionate about helping students and young adults achieve their full potential.  

Sammi has over 5 years experience working with high school students and young adults with complex needs. 

Sarah Palma
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Sarah is devoted to working with teens and adults who are struggling with their self-confidence, self-esteem, anxiety, and interpersonal relationships.

 

Sarah works with clients to improve their relationships and create confidence in their everyday life by providing them with tools, manageable steps, and practical strategies to build assertiveness skills, manage anxiety, and create a positive sense of self. 

Start Individual or Group Supervision!

Are you a psychotherapist who requires supervision? Are you looking for a supervisor who is caring, flexible and is passionate about helping you achieve your professional goals?  Do you want to connect with other RPs, who are also starting out and may have similar struggles?  Would you like to save money on supervision? I would love to connect with you to see if we are a good match! Sign up for group supervision or find a friend and start dyadic supervision. Start achieving your goals today!

Inclusion

We are dedicated to providing an environment of respect for race, ethnicity, cultural diversity, religion, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression.  We are committed to maintaining a practice of openness and trust where attitudes, beliefs, and values can be freely discussed. 

01.

Individual 

Counselling

Specializing in counselling for Teens, Young Adults, College and University Students

who struggle with

  • Anxiety

  • Social Anxiety

  • Stress

  • Depression

  • Self-Esteem and/or Body Image Issues

  • Transition Concerns

  • Assertiveness

  • Relationship, Peer and Friendship Issues

  • Social Skills

  • Grief and Loss

02.

Coaching and counselling those with ADHD

Learning Disabilities, and 

Mental Health Concerns by addressing issues related to

  • Time management

  • Organization

  • ADHD Coaching

  • Concentration

  • Exam anxiety

  • Test taking

  • Study skills

  • Motivation 

  • Procrastination  

  • Executive functioning

  • Online learning skills

03.

Providing Supervision for 

Registered Psychotherapists (Qualifying) and Registered Psychotherapists in Ontario.  Various formats offered including

  • Individual Supervision

  • Dyadic Supervision 

  • Group Supervision 

In-person supervision (available in Barrie, Ontario)

Online supervision (available via secure video)