Couples & Families: Anxiety Treatment & More in Aurora

Anxiety, depression and stress are emotional responses that can occur due to a wide variety of personal conflicts or situations which everyone experiences and handles differently. When it comes to managing your condition, including depression and anxiety or coping with grief and loss, Barbara uses an approach to couple and family counselling that is a brief, emotionally focused therapy model. This is used to resolve conflict or to recover from affair issues. Interventions are aimed at developing healthy communication in relationships, by addressing difficult emotional issues and focusing on the strengths of each individual.


Some of the key areas Barbara focuses on to help resolve or outline coping strategies are listed below. These services include helping individuals, couples or families dealing with addictions, abuse, divorce and axiety across Aurora. Each client receives a customized plan to help with their experiences. 


  • Marriage counselling
       -Resolving conflict
       -Improving communication
       -Affair recovery
  • Separation and divorce
  • Grief and loss counselling
  • Personal counselling for relationship issues and stress
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Child abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Trauma
  • Work issues
  • Parenting and child counselling
  • Family violence
  • Stress management
  • Anger management
  • Addiction issues


Barbara's Approach to Family Counselling

Barbara's approach to family counselling is based on coaching parents and children to manage difficult issues in a peaceful manner. Communication is the key to successful family life. Barbara has vast experience in helping families through obstacles, such as parent and child/teen conflict, mental health and addiction issues, to name a few. 


Whether you need marriage counselling, anger management or coping strategies for stress or anxiety in Aurora, please contact Barbara today to schedule an appointment.

Barbara Talks about Her Approach

Further Resources

Barbara can also be found via her profile on www.DivorceHappens.ca.


Suggested Reading


Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
By: Sue Johnson
Published by: Little, Brown and Company


The 5 Love Languages®
By: Gary Chapman


Getting the Love You Want
By: Harville Hendrix

Patient Testimonial

“I just wanted to thank you for all of the help that you gave us. Andrew and I are communicating with each other so much better than we ever have before. We did get the house that we put an offer on, and in the past, the stress of buying a new house would have made us both clam up and not share our feelings with each other. Now, because we are being so open with each other, there is no stress!! For everything you helped us with, we are eternally grateful!”—M.

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