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Abundant Living Counselling Group

Convenient & Accessible

Compassionate & Qualified

Our counsellors are all experienced, caring professionals with advanced degrees who have been accredited and certified by their professional associations.

Tailored & Thoughtful

Co-therapy is an effective, egalitarian approach to couples counselling.

In co-therapy, two counsellors (male and female) work together with the couple to resolve the issues that are troubling them. Alternating weekly sessions are the norm – one week with both counsellors and the couple together, and the next in individual sessions where the four break into teams of two.

This four person structure has many advantages: there is no sense of marginalization, isolation, or of the therapist appearing to favour one partner (common problems in traditional therapy); both genders are equally represented; and each partner is heard both individually and as part of the couple. Co-therapy also allows one therapist to direct joint sessions while the other fills the role of active clinical observer (alternating as needed).

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Traditional & Innovative Couples Counselling

Every couple has challenges, whether they're new or have been building for some time. We can help with:

  • Codependency
  • Conflict
  • Communication
  • Infidelity
  • Intimacy
  • Sexual health

Our counsellors offer traditional counselling for couples who prefer that format. But couples and marriage counselling is where Co-Therapy really shines - working together as a couple and separately as individuals.

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Family Relationships and Systemic Therapy

The family - biological, nuclear, blended, mixed, adoptive, or however it is defined by you - is our relational foundation, forming some of the most important relationships we can have.

We offer individual and group sessions for issues such as:

  • Behavioural issues
  • Bullying & school problems
  • Communication skills
  • Divorce/separation
  • Grief and family loss
  • Improving connection
  • Managing change
  • Teenagehood
  • Transitions

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Private Therapy for Individuals

Psychological hurdles are common, and can arise at any point in life. It may be an issue you've had for years, dealing with a life change, or struggling with a difficult event. Or, you may simply be at a place where you're ready to improve your life. Our counsellors employ proven therapeutic techniques tailored to your needs.

We can help with:

  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Assertiveness
  • Bereavement & Loss
  • Better Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Workplace & Career

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If you would like to know more about this or any other Abundant Counselling Services in Ottawa please contact us online or call 613-727-4455 today.

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Each of our counsellors is a mental health professional who has completed one or more advanced degrees, finished their requisite supervised clinical hours, and earned accreditation and/or certification from their professional association. All of our counsellors are supervised by a registered psychologist, so ALCG clients qualify for coverage under individual health insurance plans. Get to know our team of incredible therapists below.

Lorraine Jaksic MA RMFT RP

Lorraine Jaksic
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Bob West
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Cheryl Grant MSW RSW

Cheryl Grant
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Carolann M Trainor MAPC MASp MBA CCC

Carolann M Trainor
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Heather Sutherland MA OACCPP

Heather Sutherland
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Beth Breckenridge MA CCC

Beth Breckenridge
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Ionatan Stan BA MA CCC

Ionatan Stan
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Scott McCleery MA

Scott McCleery
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Susan Robbins MEd MA RP

Susan Robbins
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Melanie Duquette MEd MA CCC CCPA

Melanie Duquette
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Megan Mahler M.Ed., RP, CCC

Megan Mahler
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Individual & Family Counselling in Ottawa

Our counsellors work from individual private offices across the Ottawa area, which helps us in matching you with a professional who is easy for you to get to. Our goal is to make mental health accessible to everyone in the National Capital Region.
Central Ottawa Therapists
  • Byward Market
  • Centretown
  • Downtown
  • Glebe
  • Golden Triangle
  • Lebreton Flats
  • Lower Town
  • Sandy Hill
East Ottawa Therapists
  • Castle Heights
  • Robillard Quarries
  • Forbes
  • Lees
  • Lindenlea
  • Manor Park
  • New Edinburgh
  • Overbrook
  • Rockcliffe
  • Vanier
  • Viscount
  • Alexander Park
South Ottawa Therapists
  • Airport-Uplands
  • Alta Vista
  • Billings Bridge
  • Elmvale
  • Greenboro
  • Hawthorne
  • Heron Gate
  • Hunt Club
  • Riverside South
  • Riverview
  • Mooney's Bay
  • South Keys
West Ottawa Therapists
  • Bel-Air
  • Braemar
  • Britannia
  • Carlington
  • Civic Hospital
  • Carleton Heights
  • Central Park
  • Glabar Park
  • Hampton Park
  • Hintonburg
  • Island Park
  • Mechanicsville
  • Lincoln Heights
  • Queensway
  • Rideau View
  • Redwood
  • Tunney's Pasture
  • Westboro
  • Woodpark
  • Woodroffe North
Greater Ottawa Area
  • Almonte
  • Ashton
  • Barrhaven
  • Bell's Corners
  • Blackburn Hamlet
  • Bridlewood
  • Carp
  • Centrepointe
  • Cumberland
  • Dunrobin
  • Fallowfield
  • Galetta
  • Gloucester
  • Goulbourn
  • Greely
  • Huntley
  • Kanata
  • Kars
  • Kinburn
  • Manotick
  • Marlborough
  • Metcalfe
  • Navan
  • Nepean
  • North Gower
  • Orleans
  • Osgoode
  • Rideau
  • Stittsville
  • Vars
  • West Carleton
  • Woodlawn
Contact us today to set up an appointment with a counsellor near you.