Therapeutic Counselling Services Orillia

Overview

Miller Health is pleased to offer IN CLINIC and VIRTUAL therapeutic counselling services.

Therapeutic counselling has been proven to increase physical and mental wellbeing; create a greater degree of self-awareness; and help individuals better understand themselves and the world around them.

Our team currently consists of Registered Social Workers (RSW) who are eager to serve the community.

Social Workers are therapists who work with you and your healthcare team to help with a variety of topics. They provide assessment, evaluation, and treatment.

What to expect from Therapeutic Counselling?

Deciding whether therapy is a good fit can be a difficult choice, however, it may be one of the most beneficial decisions you can make for yourself.

Therapeutic counselling at Miller Health involves one-on-one or group sessions between the therapist and client(s).

The goal of the session is to explore and understand the clients’ needs and questions.

There are a variety of reasons as to why an individual may seek out therapy, if you are unsure, please call 705-327-5400 for more information.

What to expect from Therapeutic Counselling?

Deciding whether therapy is a good fit can be a difficult choice, however, it may be one of the most beneficial decisions you can make for yourself.

Therapeutic counselling at Miller Health involves one-on-one or group sessions between the therapist and client(s). The goal of the session is to explore and understand the clients’ needs and questions.

There are a variety of reasons as to why an individual may seek out therapy, if you are unsure, please call 705-327-5400 for more information.

Who would benefit from Therapeutic Counselling?

Individuals of any age; our services are available for anyone from the age of 5 and up. If you are experiencing issues with any of the following, therapeutic counseling may be for you:

     Depression, sadness, loneliness

     Anxiety, panic, fear, shame

     Grief, bereavement, and loss

     Relationship issues

     Anger/aggression/communication

     Life transitions or adjustment

     Stress management

     Work-related issues

     Illness or disease diagnoses

     Chronic pain

 

To book an initial appointment or to learn more please call 705-327-5400

Explore Grief and Loss Counselling

Big changes in our life happen and it can feel chaotic. Loss can include changes in relationships, deaths of loved ones (including pets), the end of a dream, or other forms of loss.

Grief can be difficult to figure out when you don’t know if there is a normal way to cope. Truthfully, everyone deals with loss and grief in different ways.

Healing is important and asking for help when you need it. When you are blaming yourself, isolate yourself from others, are unable to perform your normal daily activities, or are thinking of hurting yourself.

Explore Stress Counselling

Stress is experienced as thoughts and feelings as well as in the body. When we feel external pressure, we may have an internal and conditioned response.

If you are worried about how symptoms of stress are affecting you, it is okay to reach out for help. Our team can help you learn how to manage it and create healthy coping mechanisms.

Physical Symptoms Mental Symptoms Emotional Symptoms
  • headaches
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • body pain
  • stomach aches
  • acne
  • digestive issues
  • feelings of anxiety
  • feelings of depression
  • suicide ideation
  • addictions
  • compulsions
  • substance abuse
  • irritability
  • sadness
  • anger
  • apathy
  • sense of overwhelm

Stress can be caused by positive common life experiences:

  • losing or starting a new job
  • divorce or breakup
  • getting married
  • being discriminated against
  • having a child
  • moving, beginning or ending school
  • being diagnosed with a serious illness

To book an initial appointment or to learn more please call 705-327-5400

Explore Anger Counselling

Managing anger is the process of learning to recognize when you’re becoming angry, and taking action to calm down and deal with the situation in a productive way.

Managing anger doesn’t try to keep you from feeling anger or encourage you to hold it in as it is a normal, healthy emotion when you know how to express it appropriately — anger management is about learning how to do this.

 

To book an initial appointment or to learn more please call 705-327-5400

Explore Relationship Counselling

Issues are inherent in the relationships we nurture and therapeutic counselling with a social worker can be a safe space to explore:

  • communication problems
  • conflict
  • parenting
  • reconnection and healing

It may feel overwhelming if you normally go to your partner with problems but no matter the reason, our social work team is able to make partners feel safe, without taking sides.

Our team can help work towards hearing the other person’s point of view, and finding common ground without feeling triggered. The team wants to put you in a stronger position to move forward in your relationship.

Explore Depression Counselling

Depression is common and there are as many effective treatments as there are reasons why people do not seek treatment or ask for help.

Some signs, other than sadness, are:

  • difficulty making even simple decisions
  • unexplained physical problems
  • irritability
  • social isolation
  • low self-worth
  • exhaustion
  • decreased interest in previously enjoyable activities.

Our social work team can provide an effective treatment to compliment your depression journey. Our team offers hope and optimism, monitors progress, relies on research and is trustworthy. You will learn healthier ways of coping with symptoms.

 

Explore Anxiety Counselling

Everybody will feel tense, worried or nervous from time to time. Anxiety is a natural response to stress. The experience of anxiety is very individual and some situations may create more anxiety than others since everybody copes with anxiety differently.

Our social work team can complement your journey managing anxiety. CBT is a type of therapeutic counselling that can be an effective treatment and our team can help find ways that work for you, set goals, and heal and feel more like yourself.

To book an initial appointment or to learn more please call 705-327-5400