Dr. Stillar works from a client centred perspective, which means that she values that her client's are the experts of their own lives. Dr. Stillar works collaboratively with clients to develop a treatment approach that meets the specific needs of each client she works with.
She provides individual counselling to children, teens and adults. She also works with couples and families. Dr. Stillar is trained in Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) for individuals and couples. She also uses EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Dialectical-Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Compassion-Focused Therapy.
Dr. Stillar recognizes the benefits of taking a family approach to treatment, as parents and caregivers can be tremendous supports when a loved one is struggling with a mental health concern. Dr. Stillar uses Emotion-Focused Family Therapy to help parents and caregivers support their loved's recovery.
Dr. Stillar specializes in working with eating disorders across the lifespan. She aims to help clients achieve life long recovery through addressing the underlying issues of their symptoms while also helping them gain insight into their struggles and develop alternative healthy coping strategies.
Dr. Stillar works with a variety of mental health concerns including: depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, trauma, anger issues, emotional dysregulation, communication issues, relationship conflict and infidelity, self-esteem, body image, self-harm, boundaries and assertiveness, perfectionism, sleep issues, and family conflict.
Please feel free to contact Dr. Stillar if you have any additional questions about her approach to counselling, if you would like a free 15 minute consultation, or would like to book an appointment.
Petra works from a client-centered approach where she strives to meet clients where they are at, knowing they are the expert of their own lives. She incorporates EMDR, Narrative and Solution-focused strategies, Mindfulness, and psycho education into sessions. When working with children and youth, she also employes Play and Art Therapy techniques.
Petra works with individuals of all ages, including young children. She often works with children and youth on issues of anxiety, depression, self-esteem, grief, loss, and trauma.
She has a special interest in working with clients who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety which often results from negative experience such as trauma and neglect.
Petra likes to support clients in moving forward on their journey with a healthier view of themselves. She also works with clients who would like support through life transitions and who are experiencing grief and loss, as well as those who live with depression.
Please feel free to contact Petra if you have any additional questions about her approach to counselling, if you would like a free 15 minute consultation, or would like to book an appointment.
Larissa works from a client-centered lens, which means that she chooses whichever therapeutic approach seems to fit best with her client’s concerns. Within this lens she often incorporates aspects of Emotion-Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, and Compassion-Focused Therapy.
Larissa works with older teens (16+), adults, and couples.
In addition to her work with anxiety and depression, Larissa has a special interest in working with clients who are experiencing concerns related to diversity, including LGBTQ+, cross-cultural, and adoption experiences, among others.
Please feel free to contact Larissa if you have any additional questions about her approach to counselling, if you would like a free 15 minute consultation, or would like to book an appointment.
The best adage that illustrates Noreen’s approach to counselling is one by Theodore Roosevelt,
“people do not care how much you know until they know how much you care.”
Noreen uses a person-centered and strength-based with her clients. This means she focuses on building a strong rapport and sense of understanding for what her clients are going through. Noreen aims to understand the biological, psychological and social components of her clients’ struggles. She values each client’s world view and life experiences. Noreen prides herself on walking graciously with each of her clients into uncharted territories at a that pace feels safe and comfortable to them. Drawing on solution-focused strategies Noreen helps to highlight and amplify each client’s unique inner strengths and innate capacity for resilience.
Noreen has a special passion for working with individuals who are transitioning. She also works with couples and families. She has experience working in a school setting and helping diverse clients from all walks of life. Noreen works with teens, adults, and couples.
Please feel free to contact Noreen if you have any additional questions about her approach to counselling, if you would like a free 15 minute consultation, or would like to book an appointment.