SENTA COUNSELLING SERVICES OFFERS PSYCHOTHERAPY AND COUNSELLING SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS LIVING IN THE OTTAWA AREA. FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SERVICES, SELECT A TYPE OF COUNSELLING BELOW AND CLICK TO REVEAL A DESCRIPTION.
Lunchtime, evening and weekend appointments available. Services also offered by in-person, telephone & video counselling during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Anxiety is a common experience. However, when it gets to be too overwhelming it can interfere with your daily functioning. At Senta, treatment is available for a wide range of anxiety from nervousness, shyness, stress, social anxiety, panic attacks, specific phobias and fears. At Senta Counselling Services we use effective Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as a key part of the treatment of your anxiety.
DepressionIf you are feeling frequently hopeless, unmotivated, down, sad, or if the future is looking bleak, you may benefit from counselling to help you feel like yourself again. Life can be hard to cope with on your own, and seeking counselling at this time is a step in the right direction towards lifting your depression. In therapy, we will also work towards understanding the kind of life that you want for yourself once the depression starts to lift.
Trauma, Sexual Abuses & PTSD
If you’ve experienced a past traumatic experience that is affecting your life today, you may be suffering with the painful symptoms of unresolved trauma. Counselling can help you cope with the experience, make sense of what happened to you and live your life without the trauma’s constant interference.
Grief & Loss
Grief can involved the death of a loved one, the loss of an important job, the ending of a long-term relationship or the loss of a pet. Unresolved grief can make it hard to get on with your day to day life, through counselling you can get the support you need to make it through this difficult time and discover a way to live again.
Chronic Pain, Injury or Illness
One the special focus at Senta involves the cognitive treatment of chronic pain and injury. Cognitive therapy can help reduce your experience of pain when you aren’t getting the results you hoped for from medication and medical treatment. In therapy, you will learn to understand the functions of pain and will grasp new techniques to help better manage your experience of your injury or illness. Counselling will also provide support for the symptoms of depression and anxiety common to long-term injury and illness. Motor vehicle accident (MVA) victims and car insurance medical benefits are accepted.
Family of Origin
We usually don’t get to choose the family that we are raised in. We know that our family did the best that they could but some of us were raised with parents or siblings who because of their own struggles couldn’t provide the love and support we always needed. Counselling can help you better manage your family relationships and overcome the difficulties you have experience with parents or siblings now or in the past.
Counselling can help with communication difficulties, parenting concerns and living challenges within your immediate family. Learning to live in harmony is possible with the help of a safe place to voice your concerns and understand each others personal experiences.
There are many issues that are common among women today. Counselling can help with eating habits, assertiveness, confidence, self-esteem, body image, postpartum depression and adjustment, mothering and parenting concerns.
Transitioning into a new culture or adjusting to the modernization of the times in Canada can be challenging. Counselling can help you understand the challenges you are facing within your family or better manage the pressures related to social expectations. Special understanding of Italian cultural issues.
Workplace Stress, Change & Career Counselling
We offer career counselling and workplace stress reduction with knowledge of both government and private organization structures. If you are struggling with adjusting to new changes at work, asserting your ideas or needs, unsure if you are in the right profession, or have undergone a workplace adjustment, counselling can help you understand your struggles better and create the kind of workplace experience you want for yourself. To accommodate your schedule, Lunchtime and evening appointments are available.
Assisting teens in developing coping skills for anxiety, depression, self esteem, school issues, suicidality, self-harm and relationship issues.