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Counselling in Hamilton, ON

Are you experiencing symptoms of stress, anxiety, or depression?

If so, you are not alone! Life throws many challenges our way that can be overwhelming. This can lead to us experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, and leave us feeling disconnected from ourselves and those around us. At Roots in Wellness, our goal is to empower you with strategies to cope with life’s difficult situations, minimize your suffering, and live a life that is meaningful to you.

Individual Therapy

We offer individual therapy for adolescents and adults to help them get their lives back on track. Whether you’re looking for accountability, to learn more about yourself, or to improve your overall quality of life, we are here to help. Our practitioners specialize in a variety of topics, including parents and post-natal health, gender and sexuality, and trauma and EMDR.

We know that reaching out for help isn’t easy to do. You’ve made the first step towards improving your life, and we are so happy for you that you made this decision to reach out!

As Registered Psychotherapists and students, we are experts in how to address these difficulties in ways that allow you to live the full, meaningful life that you want. We are conveniently located in Hamilton, Ontario and offer both phone counselling and e-counselling options for those who may be out of town or unable to travel to our office.

Kayleen Edwards, MA, RP, RYT200 (she/her)
CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Jennifer Thomson, MACP, RP, CPT, FNS (she/her)
CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Alyssa Howard, MACP, RP (qualifying), she/her
ASSOCIATE THERAPIST
Cavan Edwards, MACP, RP (qualifying) (he/him)
ASSOCIATE THERAPIST
Megan Bouck, MACP, RP (qualifying) (she/her)
ASSOCIATE THERAPIST
Erin Bontius, RP (qualifying), MACP (candidate), she/her
STUDENT THERAPIST
Sarah Stockall, RP (qualifying), MACP (candidate), she/her
STUDENT THERAPIST
Susan deJonge, RP (qualifying), MACP (candidate), she/her
STUDENT THERAPIST
Robyn Floyd, RP (qualifying), MACP (candidate), she/her
STUDENT THERAPIST
Nicole Kyte, RP (qualifying), MACP (candidate), she/her
STUDENT THERAPIST

Our therapists offer sessions via a variety of different methods. Check with your therapist or visit their page to learn which methods they offer.

Walk & Talk
Video Conferencing
Phone
Chat

Walk & Talk Therapy

Some of our therapists offer walk & talk therapy on the beautiful trails of Hamilton, Ontario.

Walk and Talk Therapy is great for those who want to be physically active while also gaining benefits from psychotherapy at the same time. Nature-lovers find this method of therapy to be particularly enjoyable, as it provides us with many opportunities for mindfulness and gratitude with the beautiful scenes occurring naturally around us. It can also be helpful for those who think best when they are on the move, as some describe experiencing more creativity flowing when engaging in physical activity.

To learn more about walk & talk therapy, visit our web page by clicking here.

Specialties

With our range of therapists, Roots in Wellness is able to offer a wide variety of specialties.

Roots in Wellness prides itself on being an inclusive, inviting space for all. All of our therapists and students are accepting, open, and sensitive to the needs of individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. Regardless of your race, religion, gender identity, or sexuality, Roots in Wellness is a safe place for you.

Some of our specialties include:
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity
  • Sexuality
  • Coming out
  • Prenatal and Postpartum issues
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma
  • Cancer and other health issues
  • Identity-based oppression
  • Immigrant struggles
  • Life Changes
  • Health & Fitness
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
Common modalities include:
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness and Stress Reduction
  • EMDR
  • Somatic Approaches
  • Parts Work

Clinical Supervision

Roots in Wellness also offers clinical supervision for both students and practitioners through Kayleen Edwards and Jennifer Thomson.

To learn more about clinical supervision, click here.


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