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Deborah MacDonald

B.A., M.A.C.P., Adler Trained Coach, MPCC, Registered Psychotherapist


Deborah MacDonald

I practice Psychotherapy in Whitby under the supervision of a Registered Psychologist or Registered Psychological Associate who are members of the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

Within my practice I welcome individuals, families and couples and groups. I work with addictions, anxiety disorders, depression, couples communication issues, anger management, mood disorders, gender issues, abuse, grief and self esteem issues. My collaborative therapeutic approach is tailored to the specific needs of my client’s as opposed to a prescriptive pre-determined formula.

I work with people with varied backgrounds and life experiences. Each client; be they a family, a couple or an individual is treated with respect and viewed as unique. My approach is positive, collaborative, compassionate and non-judgmental, aimed at supporting clients to explore, understand and move towards different more desirable outcomes.

The goal of therapy is to understand why we are where we are and to shift perspectives and behaviour in such a way that we are able to ultimately move forward in a new direction. Therapy and counselling can be sometimes be difficult; but can also be tremendously rewarding. I strive to provide a supportive, safe, comfortable environment that allows client’s to work towards their therapy goals.

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Therapist Information

Offers Distance Counselling
Age Groups Served

Adults, Couples, Early Adolescents, Families, Late Adolescents

Languages Spoken

English

Counsellor's Gender

Female

Conditions Treated

Abuse, Academic Performance Issues, Addiction, Adjustment issues, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attachment, Behavioural Challenges, Bipolar Disorder, Body Image, Borderline Personality Disorder, 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, Criminal Behaviour, Crisis, Depression, Divorce & Separation, Gender & Identity Issues, Grief & Bereavement, Marital Issues, Menopause, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorder, Phobias, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Postpartum Depression, Pre-Marital Counselling, Rehabilitation, Relationship Issues, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self Harm, Sexual Orientation, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma

Services Offered

Behaviour Therapy, Couples Therapy, Individual Counselling, Marital and Premarital Therapy

Therapeutic Approaches

Coaching, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Short Term Therapy, Strength-Based CBT

Location

101 Mary Street W, Suite 300
Whitby, Ontario L1N 2R4

  • 101 Mary Street W, Suite 300
    Whitby, Ontario L1N 2R4

    Appointments available:

    Monday to Thursday: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Distance Counselling
Also Available!


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