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Job Opportunity

Couples Therapist Needed

We are currently accepting applications for the position of part-time couples therapist for our Nepean and Gloucester offices

For more information please read the 2018 posting couples therapist

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Different Approaches in Christian Therapy

If you’re considering Christian therapy as a way of helping you through an individual, couple, or family issue, it may be helpful to do a bit of research. Not all therapists understand Christian therapy the same way, nor do they all use the same approaches. Here’s an overview of 3 different general approaches that might help you in finding the best Christian therapy approach for you.

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Why choose Us?

Because we are:

  1. Accessible
    • Various locations
    • Services offered in French, English and Spanish
  2. Affordable
    • We use a sliding fee scale
  3. Accountable
    • All cases are monitered for clinical progress


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  1. Praying for them on a daily basis
  2. Praying for our counsellors
  3. Donating to the ACTS subsidy fund

This fund is used when a client cannot meet the financial cost of the session.


Meet Our Therapists

Although my range of therapeutic interventions is extremely broad, I tend to favour experiential and narrative approaches with couples, such as emotion-focused therapy and encounter-centered couple therapy, which combines Imago therapy and relational neurobiology.

Read more about Laure-Marie's Qualifications

Here’s my philosophy of counselling: I believe that anyone can benefit from the counselling process. We all can use a better understanding of ourselves and our relationships with others in order to move toward the best life possible that God has called us to.


*Hannah Is presently on maternity leave.* I moved to Ottawa in 2014 to begin my career as a therapist after completing my Master’s Degree in Dallas. I am interested in the integration of psychology and theology and feel very comfortable integrating faith into counselling sessions.


In therapy, I believe in establishing rapport and a “safe place” for clients. This safe place enables clients to become aware of what’s going on inside them, and also to consider the impact of events and the environment.


*At this time Doug only takes occasional cases* I come to the psychotherapy profession with a conviction that we, as humans, have both an inherent need and a tremendous capacity for healthy connection with others. Also, it is in this realm of human relationships that much difficulty can arise. These difficulties can surface in any number of ways.

Read more about Doug's Qualifications

Dr. Matthew Kerr is a registered clinical psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (#5164). He works with adult (18-65) individuals

Read more about Matthew's Qualifications