Halifax Nova Scotia Therapists/ Counselors

Kate Robertson BA,CCC,CT

5 1/2 years experience as a Counselling Therapist. Working 2 years as a full-time Trauma therapist.

Online therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia

Online therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia offers computer-based or phone-based counseling that you access from your laptop or smartphone. Online therapy is comparable to face-to-face therapy, with the exception that it can be conducted remotely.

As a person’s mental well-being is often the most important thing that needs to be taken care of, it is best to have a form of therapy that can be done virtually –or online. This way, you will not need to travel far just for someone who understands what you are going through or suffers from the same illness you do.

The good news is that there are now online therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia who can help you with your problems, whether it be depression or anxiety. The professionals will help treat people so they tend to feel better and live life again. This way, they start enjoying their time more than before.

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Mental Health in Halifax Nova Scotia

A study from Statistics Canada showed that in Nova Scotia over the past year, the number of people affected by mental health issues in Halifax has increased. The total number of hours in mental health treatment and interventions in the province has also gone up. Mental health is a topic that requires great awareness and there is a need for both prevention and support programs to be offered. The government needs to provide an adequate amount of funding in order to meet the demands of such programs.

Mental health is a topic that requires great awareness and there is a need for both prevention and support programs to be offered. The government needs to provide an adequate amount of funding in order to meet the demands of such programs. It also states that there has been an increase in hours spent on treatment and intervention which shows a need for more support programs.

Statistics Canada is a government agency that compiles statistics on anything related to Canada, which makes it credible. Statistics are gathered through surveys and data analysis so they are reliable because these facts were gathered by experts who had no connection with the topic – thus eliminating bias opinions.

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Best Therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia

Alicia L. Vetter, Ph.D.

Alicia L. Vetter, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who can be found practicing in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has been practicing since 2004 and specializes in the fields of psychology and family therapy. Dr. Alicia L. Vetter is also an Associate Professor for Clinical Psychology at Dalhousie University.

Beverly Rickard

Beverly Rickard is a registered psychologist who practices in Burin Ridge, Burin Uniacke County, Cape Breton County, Victoria County, and Lunenburg County. Dr. Beverly Rickard has been practicing since 1990 and has recently begun extending her practice to provide professional services in New Brunswick at the Fredericton office of The Atlantic Clinic of traditional Chinese medicine. She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.

Dr. Edward (Ted) Grant

Dr. Edward (Ted) Grant is a registered psychologist who practices in Bayers Lake, Bedford, Cole Harbour & Clayton Park, Dartmouth, Eastern Passage & Waverly Beach, Lower Sackville, and Tantallon NS. He has been practicing since 1994 and specializes in the fields of child psychology and learning disabilities like: dyslexia and speech-language pathology with children and adolescents 5 to 18 years old.

Joseph Caulfied

Joseph Caulfied is a therapist who mainly works with adults between the ages of 18 to 12 but also sees younger children and adolescents in Bridgewater, Enfield and Lunenburg. He has been practicing since 2006 and specializes in the fields of family therapy and marriage counseling.

Dr. Donald (Don) Gamble

Dr. Donald (Don) Gamble is a registered psychologist who practices in Dartmouth, Fall River, Head of Jeddore Oyster Ponds & Lake Charlotte, Mill Cove & Spryfield, New Waterford, and Port Hawkesbury NS. He has been practicing since 2004 and specializes in the field of developmental psychology with children birth to 3 years old and their families who are experiencing: autism spectrum disorders or pervasive development disorder; mental health problems such as depression; challenges related to parenting such as postpartum mood; behavioral difficulties at home or school.

Types of therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia

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  • – Child therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
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  • – Anxiety therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
  • – Employee therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
  • – PTSD therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
  • – Bipolar therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
  • Depression therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
  • – Stress therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
  • – LGBTQ therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
  • – ADHD therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
  • – Addiction therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
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  • – Insomnia therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia
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  • – OCD therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia

Common types of therapies in Halifax Nova Scotia

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Halifax Nova Scotia is where the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Second most common therapy approach in Halifax Nova Scotia is which the therapists teach behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Existential Therapy

3rd most common therapy treatment in Halifax Nova Scotia focuses on self-actualization in the face of people’s challenges. Existential therapy aids clients in confronting hard and distressing truths about life and death.

Other therapy approaches include:

ACT Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Art Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Behavioral Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Contemplative Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Play Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, EMDR Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Emotionally Focused Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Existential Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Experiential Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Gestalt Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Hypnotherapy Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Music Therapy Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Narrative Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Psychodynamic Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, Psychoanalytic Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia, and Somatic Therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia.

FAQ's

Psychologists or therapists in Halifax Nova Scotiahelp people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a Halifax Nova Scotia area therapist.  Online therapy in Halifax Nova Scotia is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Halifax Nova Scotia via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Halifax Nova Scotia free helpline number. There are a few online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the Halifax Nova Scotia area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Halifax Nova Scotia also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

Listing on MantraCare is Free for therapists from Halifax Nova Scotia or any part of the world. Therapists or Psychologists just need to submit their details with certificate via the Add listing button.

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Halifax Nova Scotia Counselor or Therapists Directory

MantraCare offers a comprehensive and free directory listing of therapists in Halifax Nova Scotia. If you’re a therapist starting your own private practice in Halifax Nova Scotia, you can market your practice via our Free therapist directories