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Services

Carol provides psychotherapy services in York Region which are tailored to the unique needs and issues of each individual.    Because of its’ effectiveness, Carol tends to use a mainly Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT) approach which is the Gold standard for Anxiety and Depression (along with Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) which Carol is also trained in).  Research has shown both to be very effective in improving mood and alleviating anxiety.   Where helpful, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) techniques are also introduced. 

To help you move forward, you will be encouraged to actively work toward your goals within and between sessions. 


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) approach has been shown to be effective in managing both stress and anxiety.  While the concept and method is relatively easy, it takes some practice to experience the benefits.  Ultimately, it offers a way to feel present in the moment rather than swept away by stress and worry which interfere with participating fully in life.

Carol may introduce and incorporate MBSR strategies if a client is interested and could benefit.  For those who would like to experience more in depth MBSR practice, Carol would be happy to refer you to more extensive, weekly sessions offered in the community.

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