Leaside Therapy Centre

For your emotional health and well-being

Children Counselling

Child 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 children and adolescents include:

Work with a therapist can help the child to:

Children Counselling Therapists Include:

Children 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.

Children 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.

Children 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.

Children 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.

Children Counselling
Sandy Poulson, B.A. (Hons psych) Dipl. CICAPP, RP
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.

Children Counselling
Stephanie Shields, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Specializing in therapy for individuals, parents and families.

For more than two decades, my practice has focused on providing a warm, compassionate and non-judgemental environment intended to support and empower my clients.

Children 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.