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Barbara Griffin

M.Ed., R.N., Registered Psychotherapist


Barbara Griffin

Barbara Griffin, R.N. (non-practising), M.Ed., a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP) and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation ( ICISF).

Barbara uses a collaborative and strengths based approach to working with clients.  This promotes a strong therapeutic relationship within a compassionate, safe, and respectful working environment. Barbara provides empathetic and compassionate psychotherapy to individuals and families that focus on a range of personal issues which include separation, divorce, trauma, PTSD, personal loss and bereavement, anxiety and depression, child and adolescent development, women’s issues and workplace issues.  Theoretical approaches include: client centered and family systems.

She also has 19.5 years of critical care nursing, specifically emergency and trauma, and understands the unique demands and stress faced by First Responders and medical professionals.  Barbara’s medical background is useful when working with all clients.

Barbara is a 5 year member of the York Region Critical Incident Stress Management Team as a Mental Health Professional working with First Responders and their families with the goal to prevent PTSD. She also provides crisis interventions to organizations that have experienced a critical/ traumatic event.

Barbara is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and EMDR Therapy.

Barbara currently provides distance counselling by telephone.

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Therapist Information

Offers Distance Counselling
Age Groups Served

Adults, Couples, Early Adolescents, Families, Late Adolescents, Older Adults/Seniors

Languages Spoken

English

Counsellor's Gender

Female

Conditions Treated

Abuse, Addiction, Adjustment issues, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Boundaries, Bullying - School, Bullying - Workplace, Career and Work Related Issues, Career/Work Performance Issues, Change and Transition, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Chronic Illness, Codependency, Communication and Intimacy, Compassion Fatigue, Conflict Resolution, Crisis, Depression, Divorce & Separation, Grief & Bereavement, Infertility, Marital Issues, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Panic Attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Postpartum Depression, Pre-Marital Counselling, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Rehabilitation, Relationship Issues, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self Harm, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Terminal Illness, Trauma

Services Offered

Children & Youth Counselling

Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Solution Focused Therapy

2 Locations Available

22 Main St. N, Newmarket, ON L3Y 3Z7
Suite 7

9 Valleyview Ave. Holland Landing, ON

  • 22 Main St. N, Newmarket, ON L3Y 3Z7
    Suite 7

    Appointments available:

    Appointments available:

    Monday to Friday: 9am-6pm
    Tuesday, Wednesday: Evening

  • 9 Valleyview Ave. Holland Landing, ON

    Appointments available:

    Monday to Friday: 9am-6pm
    Tuesday, Wednesday: Evening

Distance Counselling
Also Available!


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