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PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES. 

INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES & PROFESSIONALS

Facing mental health challenges can be difficult for anyone to deal with on their own. If you are someone who is struggling with coping with challenges in your personal and/or professional life, our counselling services could benefit you. Counselling is meant to help you improve the quality of your life. Therapy will provide you with the right resources and solutions that will promote healing and self-empowerment. 

 

Develop the skills you need in order to help you have a positive mindset and feel in control of your life. We provide a warm, comfortable, therapeutic environment to help you develop a deeper understanding of your feelings, thoughts, behaviours, and relationships, allowing you to identify and break out of unproductive patterns. 

 

Start your therapeutic journey today with an open mind and start living towards the life you deserve!

Therapy Session

MEET OUR EXPERT

NILOU NIKOU
Registered Psychotherapist MA, RP

As a committed and passionate Psychotherapist, your well-being and mental strength is my number one priority. I’m happy to guide you through all of life’s challenges with the attention and care you deserve.

 

My name is Nilou Nikou and I am a Registered Psychotherapist and in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and the Ontario Mental Health Association. I have been serving clients for 8 years helping them through their unique issues or life transitions. I have extensive experience dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship or family problems, addictions, pain or other health problems and work/occupational stress.

As someone who has always been the go-to for advice, trust and confidence within friends and family, I have always loved and cared for the wellbeing of others. I understand that each and every one of us deals with a particular problem in different and unique ways. My therapeutic style is very collaborative, compassionate, judgement-free and hands-on. Sometimes all we need is guidance, more insight and awareness into our actions and behaviours as well as novel perspectives!

I work primarily with adults and adolescents on an individual, couples and family basis. My primary mode of therapy is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Relaxation Therapy. I work towards meeting clients' unique and individual needs and collaboratively working towards living the life they always planned.

"As a professional therapist, I vow to provide you with a safe, judgment-free environment where you will feel comfortable to open up and talk about your experiences".

THERAPY

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COUNSELLING SERVICES OFFERS TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES TO:

  • Better understand and learn to manage emotional difficulties

  • Better control thoughts and feelings 

  • Better develop communication skills with partners, children/youth, parents and others

  • Develop constructive approaches to various challenges in life

  • Manage stress, anxiety and depression 

  • Deal with relationship conflicts

Together we will:

  • Work through feelings of shame, betrayal and anger

  • Increase you feelings of self-worth and self-esteem

  • Learn how to manage intense emotions

  • Find more satisfaction and enjoyment in life

  • Develop your skills at being an attentive and confident parent

  • Manage your interactions with others

  • Provide you with suggested tools and resources

WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM COUNSELLING?

Anyone who’s having difficulty living a healthy and happy life because of their mental health can benefit from individual counselling. Psychotherapy has changed many lives over the years. People underestimate the powerful benefits it can have.

 

You can benefit from psychotherapy if you face any or some of the following problems:

  • You worry unnecessarily or always feel on edge

  • You feel unable to cope with your daily problems

  • You cannot control your emotions and feel overwhelmed

  • Your problems never get better despite getting support from friends or family members

  • You have difficulty concentrating on school or work and can’t seem to focus on anything

  • You have thoughts of self-harm and suicide

  • You have a negative outlook on life

  • You are struggling with substance abuse

  • You try to avoid your feelings or have an addiction

  • You feel angered and frustrated all the time

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN COUNSELLING

  • Anxiety, depression, feelings of sadness 

  • Overthinking patterns 

  • Body image concerns

  • Exploring early childhood patterns and other difficulties that affect everyday life

  • Dealing with past trauma 

  • Stress management and emotional regulation 

  • Triggers

  • Forgiveness

  • Assertiveness

  • Life Transitions

  • Self-Esteem 

  • Relationship Difficulties, Healthy relationships 

  • Family Difficulties

OUR APPROACHES

cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Learn to identify thinking patterns in your everyday life that are causing painful emotions or other problems.  

FAMILY + COUPLES COUNSELLING

Gain insight into your relationship, resolve conflicts and improve relationship satisfaction. 

E-COUNSELLING

Enjoy therapy from the comfort of your own home via phone or video chats while still maintaining complete confidentiality.

NARRATIVE THERAPY

Learn helpful ways to change the narrative of your life experiences by giving them meaning.

MINDFULNESS

Bring your attention to the present moment with openness and acceptance. Reduce stress, anxiety and depression. 

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