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Forefront Psychotherapy is a dynamic group of experienced mental health clinicians. These clinicians hold independent practices providing excellence in psychotherapy, counselling and mental health care.


These mental health professionals are dedicated, evidence-based and committed to their fields of practice. Confidential care is provided to meet the unique needs and situations of individuals, couples and families. We offer two convenient locations, Downtown Ottawa and Orleans. Both  locations with free parking.


Our People

Forefront Psychotherapy is a group of independent registered social workers, counsellors and psychotherapists that offer a wide range of evidence-based therapy services to adults, couples, youth and families. These clinicians come from diverse training modalities and offer an integrative approach that includes the following: (See individual bios for specific modalities)

- Interpersonal Psychotherapy

- Couples Therapy

- Family Therapy

- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

- Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)

- Complicated Grief Therapy and Bereavement Counselling

- Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)

- Psychodynamic Therapy

- Mindfulness

- Crisis Response/Intervention and Debriefing

- Solution-Focused

- Traditional Supportive Therapies


What we do


Areas of practice and services. This list is by no means exhaustive.

Abuse, Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety, Fear, Worry, Acute Crisis and Trauma, Adolescent Behaviour Issues, Childhood Abuse Issues, Communication, Depression, Panic Attacks, Parenting, Peer issues, Addictions, Anger Management, Coping with stress, Complicated Grief, Traumatic Grief, Anticipatory Grief, Confict resolution, Coping with pain, Critical incident, Emotion Regulation, Family Restructuring, Living with an illness, Marital/Couple Counselling, Relationship struggles, Self esteem, Post traumatic stress (PTSD), Workplace issues/problems.

Often issues are interconnected and overlap. A tailored therapy plan and approach is developed and geared toward the individual, situation and goals




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