Leaside Therapy Centre

For your emotional health and well-being

Adolescent Counselling

Adolescent Counselling

Children are our greatest joys and concerns. We want to do the best for them but sometimes our children require independent therapy to help them cope with what is going on in their lives, from their point of view. Common concerns for adolescents include:

Work with a therapist can help the adolescent to:

Adolescent Counselling Therapists Include:

Adolescent Counselling
Liza Finlay, BA, MA, Registered Psychotherapist
Specializing in individual, couple and family counselling.

My clients find me to be insightful and encouraging. I combine keen listening with perceptive observations that help those in need find the
courage and wisdom they need to create change.

Adolescent Counselling
Helen Hargreaves, MSW, RSW, Therapist
Specializing in family, parent and individual therapy with experience in LGBT households, gender independent children, and people on the autism spectrum or with learning disabilities.

I value diverse communities, including neurodiversity, and I believe in self-determination. This means that I don’t decide what needs to change; instead I help my clients change the things they want to. With over 12 years of experience, I offer therapy for individuals aged 9 to adult, family therapy (children must be over 4 years old to attend meetings) and parent coaching.

Adolescent Counselling
Marguerite McCarron, BA, Dipl. TCPP, Registered Psychotherapist
Specializing in attachment focused therapy for foster and adoptive children, youth and families; educative/supportive groups for post-adoptive parents.

Over twenty years work in both child welfare and children’s mental health settings has provided me with extensive experience in child, adolescent and family counselling.

Adolescent Counselling
Kimberley McLeod, M.S.W., Registered Social Worker - Psychotherapy
Specializing in therapy for adolescents, young adults and families.

Together we will establish goals that support your hopes and dreams.  We will look at what is and what is not working for you and will put practical plans in place to encourage a positive future.

Adolescent Counselling
Bonnie Miller, M.S.W., Registered Social Worker - Psychotherapy
Specializing in anger, family conflict, depression, anxiety and stress, for adults and children.

As a Brief Narrative therapist, I specialize in conversations that invite change within the first few meetings.

Adolescent Counselling
Elsa Monteiro, Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker – Psychotherapy
Specializing in therapy with children, adolescents and adults.

For over twenty years I have supported individuals and families in overcoming and transforming various life challenges. I value therapeutic conversations that seek to activate people’s own knowledge, skills and resources as they navigate their recovery. My work with clients gives voice to stories of resiliency and resistance.

Adolescent Counselling
Chris Nisan, M.A., OACCPP, NASAP, Registered Psychotherapist
Specializing in Adlerian counselling with individuals, families and grief counselling.

I am grateful to my clients over the years who have opened up their lives to me and who through their own process of recovery and growth, have taught me so much.

Adolescent Counselling
Sandy Poulson, B.A. (Hons psych) Dipl. CICAPP
Specializing in therapy for children and adolescents

Working with children and adolescents of all ages who may be experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression, low self esteem or who may be struggling to go to school.

Adolescent Counselling
Aida Seetner, MEd, RP, RMFT, RSW
Specializing in relationship struggles including couple therapy, major life stresses, depression, anxiety and grief.

I believe that despite how vulnerable an individual may feel when entering the counselling or psychotherapy process, he or she possesses incredible strength within.

Adolescent Counselling
Dr. Steve Webne, Ph.D., C.Psych., Registered Psychologist – Psychotherapy
Specializing in treating children, adolescents and families. Provides psychological assessments.

I offer assessment, consultation and treatment. Our goal is to enhance the lives of those with whom we work. Above all, we listen to those we serve.

Adolescent Counselling
Hazel Zemel, M.S.W., Registered Social Worker - Psychotherapy
Specializing in couple and family therapy with particular focus on blended families.

I have a deep appreciation of your story and an ability to get to the ‘heart of the matter’ quickly. You will find me compassionate, thorough and engaged.