December 21, 2020

The practice continues to stay open in both Durham and Sarnia-Lambton. We are providing service via phone and secure video, and some sessions in-person, with COVID safety measures in place.

 

Message For Active Clients

Your therapist will be in touch with you to provide any information you may need. 

Booking Appointments

As always, online booking is available at all times to new and current clients on this site. The main office phone - (226) 349-7937 - accepts messages 24/7 and calls are often answered during business hours. 

 

Trying Online or Tele-Therapy for the First Time

We use a platform that is compliant with federal privacy laws and the psychotherapy standards of practice.

Feel free to consider trying out a short “test session,” at no cost.

 

Support Resources  

We’d like to recommend Wellness Together Canada, which is sponsored by the Government of Canada. This site is free and hosts high-quality resources. Read about it here. Key aspects of the site are: 

  • information about how to connect with mental health professionals for free assistance,

  • an in-depth self-assessment of your distress level, well being, functioning,

  • a showcase of a number of mental health resources that are available online. 

 

The World Health Organization's tips are here.

 

Crisis and Mental Health Support via Telephone

  • Durham Mental Health Services (905) 666-0483 

  • Lambton Mental Health Crisis Line (519) 336-3445

  • Chatham Kent Mental Health Crisis Line (519) 436-6100

 

Crisis and Mental Health Support via Text​ - Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 686868 from anywhere in Canada to reach a crisis responder. Learn more about the Crisis Text Line here.

Other Mental Health Resources

  • Chatham Kent and Sarnia Lambton Canadian Mental Health Association info, including information about the Geriatric Mental Health Outreach Team here

  • Canadian Mental Health Association - Durham here.

  • Visit Fall 2020 News page for other useful mental health resources.


Holiday Hours

The main office will be closed December 24, December 25 and January 1. 

Stay warm, everyone. Please let us know if there's anything that we could assist with.

 

Sincerely, 

The Health Counselling Team: Kathleen, Corrie, Erinn and Dina

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Health Counselling is a modern private practice. Everyone is welcome here. We offer health-focused, medically informed counselling and psychotherapy. 

 

We work at your pace to address challenging thoughts, feelings or actions that are getting in the way of healing, growing or feeling satisfied with your life. 

 

We specialize in therapy for people who struggle with any aspect of their health, whether mental, physical, emotional.

 

We also specialize in therapy for people who are navigating the social or psychological aspects of illness or changes in ability.

 

Based in Sarnia and Whitby, we support you in making long-lasting changes toward a healthier, more peaceful and meaningful life. 

 

Serving you in-office in Sarnia, Ontario and via telephone and secure video in Whitby, Ontario and across Canada.