Access adult counselling services

We provide support for people with mental wellness and substance use issues, including:

  • 1-on-1 counselling;
  • short-term counselling; and
  • education.

Our services

Rapid access counselling

Rapid access counselling is 1 session of targeted counselling. It's designed to support you in the moment and help you find solutions. 

When is this counselling available?

This counselling is available Monday through Friday. 

How to access this counselling

Phone us at 867-456-3838 to see or speak to someone right away. Appointments are booked within 3 business days of your request.

Clinical counselling services

This longer-term targeted counselling is for people:

  • living with mental health issues;
  • living with substance use challenges; or
  • supporting someone with mental health or substance use issues.

How to access this counselling

To begin the process:

  1. Phone us at 867-456-3838.
  2. We may start with 1 appointment for rapid access counselling.
  3. Based on your goals and the type of support or counselling you're looking for, we'll schedule an intake and discuss available services.
  4. There may be a wait before you're connected with a counsellor.
  5. Other support is available while you're waiting.

Group counselling services

We offer groups and classes for a variety of mental health and substance use issues.

Changeways

This is a cognitive-behavioural therapy group for people with:

  • low mood; or
  • depression.

This therapy is made up of 7 sessions. They're designed to help you learn skills to manage and improve your mood.

You're asked to:

  • complete an intake; and
  • commit to attending all sessions.

Surviving anxiety

This is a cognitive-behavioural therapy group for people with anxiety of any kind who would like to learn skills to manage their anxiety. This therapy is made up of 7 sessions.

You're asked to:

  • complete an intake; and
  • commit to attending all sessions.

Trauma information group

This group is for people who have experienced trauma and would like to:

  • better understand its effect on their lives; and
  • learn coping skills.

This therapy consists of 10 sessions.

To be eligible to attend you must:

  • complete an intake; 
  • commit to attending all sessions; and
  • be also working with an individual counsellor, either with us or in the community.

Dialectical behavioural therapy

Dialectical behavioural therapy is a 4-segment group that lasts 8 months. It's for people who would like to:

  • learn new strategies to manage different emotions;
  • be more in the present moment; and
  • learn interpersonal skills.

To be eligible to attend you must:

  • complete an intake;
  • commit to attending all sessions; and
  • be also working with an individual counsellor with us.

Foundations

Foundations is an educational group that meets once a week. Discussion topics include:

  • change;
  • introduction to cognitive-behavioural therapy;
  • emotions;
  • self-care;
  • relationships; and
  • mindfulness.

If you’re wondering if groups might be helpful for you or you're looking for basic skills and information, this group is a great place to start.

Phone us at 867-456-3838 and ask for a copy of the Foundations schedule. There's no registration, no intake and no commitment required.

This program is also sometimes offered in French.

Recovery group

The recovery group is a drop-in support group for people interested in making a change to their substance use.

Phone us at 867-456-3838. There's no registration, no intake and no commitment required.

Not sure where to start?

Phone us at 867-456-3838. Our clinical team will help you explore the different options available.