Psychotherapy In Ottawa

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Better Quality of Life Through
Individualized Treatment & Counselling Services

Individual treatment is often termed as psychotherapy, and is meant to assist individuals with emotional concerns, which can range in order of their intensity or severity. The main goal of this form of therapy is to change the quality of life by assisting an individual in coping with stressors in one’s life.

Whether it is difficulty coping with anxiety, depression, learning challenges or past traumas, a professional psychologist can help you improve your mental health through systematic and evidence-based treatment.

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How Waystone Helps You Heal & Grow

Our experience enables us to offer clients a straightforward process to recovery. Having said that, you can rest assured that we do not use a cookie-cutter approach but rather treat each client with the individualized care and attention that you deserve.

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Now that you’ve gotten to know us,
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Start the Assessment
Process

We begin by running a series of
tests that are highly effective in
assessing strengths & challenges.

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Identify Areas for Individual
and/or Workplace Learning

The assessments help us proceed,
working on areas that will lead to
better coping at work, school or life.

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Improve Functioning at
Home, School, and Work

We’ll do a deep dive together,
isolating specific challenges and
finding effective solutions.

Anxiety

Anxiety is a wide-ranging condition that ranges from mild symptoms to crippling levels that make life seem extremely challenging or virtually impossible to function. The good news is that, if you’re experiencing anxiety, you’re not alone – it’s one of the most common conditions. Even better, anxiety is also highly treatable.

What we’ll do together is explore the kinds of symptoms and feelings you are experiencing, as well as address the potential source(s) of this anxiety. Then we’ll work on ways to overcome and mitigate the anxiety, helping you move forward on the journey to wellness.

Depression

Depression is another commonly seen condition, one that frankly has a variety of meanings to many different people. There is natural and somewhat fleeting depression as a reaction to a loss or major life change, for example. Some people, however, experience a more debilitating, long-term depression, one that can present many obstacles and make the day-to-day seem daunting.

We can work together to identify the symptoms of depression you are experiencing, and we’ll take a look at certain life events and personality traits in tandem. Then we’ll address a wide range of areas that are likely associated with your depression and holding you back – including sleep, diet, exercise and other life factors. This is a proven method of helping people overcome depression.

Learning Challenges

Learning challenges are not something to be ashamed of. 1 in 10 people have some form of a learning challenge, making it an extremely common phenomenon. Learning challenges can be overcome! There is no need to hide them, to be ‘too proud’ to seek help. On the contrary, the strongest people in life are those who seek help and find ways to overcome their challenges.

We will work together to assess the learning challenge(s) you are facing, finding specific activities and processes in which you may be struggling. Then we’ll take a constructive approach to identify and leverage ways in which you can overcome these challenges and not only survive but even thrive in learning situations.

Past Trauma

Trauma affects nearly 1 in 12 individuals in our society today. You may have experienced a recent trauma, have felt the effects of trauma for years or even have a trauma buried deep in your past. Sadly, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are leading factors in a diminished life enjoyment and are commonly associated with anxiety, depression and other conditions.

Trauma cannot be erased, but its symptoms can be mitigated or even overcome. I will work with you to delve into the traumatic experience(s) that resonate with you today, for the purposes of identifying the ways in which this trauma is holding you back. We’ll explore ways to work through the trauma and associated symptoms, finding remedies that will help you move forward and live a better life.

Kyle Mueller

Kyle Mueller: A Caring Psychologist With a Unique Vision for Success

Emotional concerns can have a substantial impact on our daily functioning, even beyond their moment-to-moment impact. Emotional difficulties can also affect our concentration, self-respect, and enthusiasm for previously pleasurable activities. The concerns can also spread to other areas of one’s relationships, professional life, and health.

My role as a psychologist role is to work together with the client to develop coping strategies, provide support, and develop new ways of adapting to life’s challenges in order to promote healthy functioning.

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