At some point in our lives, we all feel overwhelmed by a situation. Certain situations can leave a mark that alters the way you see yourself and others, and how you interact with the world.

If your thoughts and feelings about a situation that you have faced are affecting your ability to succeed — in relationships, school, work or life in general — it is time to consider working with a psychologist who specialize in psychotherapy.

Dr. Andrea Myrie-Nurse is a highly trained expert in the areas of human behavior, mental health assessment, diagnosis and treatment, and behavior change. She can help you uncover patterns of thinking and subconscious awareness, and give you strategies to manage the difficulties in your life.

  • Why seek psychotherapy?

    Psychotherapy is a way to help you cope with various mental health issues and emotional difficulties. Psychotherapy can help you eliminate or control troubling symptoms to function better and increase well-being and healing.

    American Psychological Association stated that 75% of people seeking psychotherapy show some benefits from it. Psychotherapy has improved emotions and behaviour and has linked it to positive changes in the brain and body.

    Some common reasons to seek services or to refer someone include:

      • Anxiety or Fears
      • Anger (aggressive behavior)
      • Attachment issues
      • Career and educational direction and planning
      • Coping skills
      • Depression/Low mood or other mood disorders
      • Difficulties adjusting to change (e.g., divorce, moving, migration)
      • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
      • Grief/loss
      • Low self-esteem
      • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
      • Parent /child relationship difficulties
      • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
      • Relationship issues
      • Separation anxiety
      • Social Anxiety
      • Trauma
      • Work stress
      • Issues stemming from
      • Giftedness
      • Learning difficulties
      • Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome
      • Hyperactivity and/or concentration difficulties (ADHD)
  • What type of therapy is used?

    The type of therapy used is psychodynamic and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT).

  • How often should I go to therapy?

    Depending on the issue and goals of treatment the frequency may vary from once per week, biweekly or monthly.

  • How long will therapy last?

    Depending on the issue, therapy may last 3 months or 3+ years.

  • How much does therapy cost?

    Please contact the office to discuss the fee. If you have work benefits, you should check with your insurance provider to find out how much they cover psychoeducational assessments.


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