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Meet Your Therapist

Working from an integrative and tailored perspective, Trish Stephens uses a combination of evidence based therapies (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR Therapy), Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness Techniques) to assist her clients. 


Trish's approach to therapy is a collaborative one.  Together, she and her clients establish a strengths-based foundation and build towards awareness, growth, empowerment and change.  She is committed to listening, understanding, and supporting her clients through all of their experiences, past, present, and future. 


Her therapeutic process is gentle yet practical, and always down-to-earth.

Psychotherapy Ottawa Clinic Office

Trish achieved her Masters in Counselling Psychology (MACP) and also holds a Masters of Arts in English.   While completing her MACP, Trish worked with individuals diagnosed with critical mental illness at the North Bay Regional Hospital.  She helped her patients to cope with depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, stigma, anger, loss/grief, self confidence, and social interaction.  She also supported her patients in cultivating healthy relationships, establishing personal boundaries, and developing the skills for wholesome living. 


Trish feels incredibly privileged to work in the mental health community, and is grateful to those who share their vulnerabilities, helping us to understand that we are never alone.

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Areas of Therapy Treatment

Our mental health is in constant ebb and flow, throughout the course of life. Here is a list of the common and natural struggles that any individual may experience.



The feeling of anxiety can be defined as ...

Depression affects up to 20% of Canadians ...


The experience of loss is one of the most ...


Lifetime rates of substance related ...



The traditional definition of trauma ...

No matter who is involved, relationships are difficult.



Stress can be experienced in many areas of our ...

The degree to which one feels valuable, confident ...


Many people strive for healthy living but are ...

Practice Areas
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