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Shane Smyth

RP Registered Psychotherapist, BA Psycho

Languages Spoken

English

Accepting New Patients
Remote Service Available

About

I have over ten years experience in the area of mental health working with children, adolescents and adults both in the community sector and in private practise. Following my masters degree in youth and community work I went on to achieve a bachelors degree in psychotherapy. I have extensive clinical experience with a variety of issues such as attention deficit disorder, school avoidance, oppositional defiant disorder, anger management, low self-esteem, shyness, social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorders, depression, panic disorder, grief and loss, separation and divorce, blended-family issues, relationship difficulties, family conflict and sibling rivalry. I currently work as a therapist as part of an intensive child and family team with a leading mental health agency and I also work with a number of private clients. I am trained and experienced in Dialectic Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for the treatment of BPD, anxiety, depression, OCD and suicidal tendencies. My original training includes humanistic and integrative approaches using narrative therapy, solution focused therapy and emotion focused therapy. I am registered with the CRPO.

Services Available

Abuse, Adolescent, Addiction, Alcohol, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attachment, Attention Deficit Disorder, Bereavement, Behavioural Issues, Bullying, Career Counselling, Couples, Depression, Drugs/ Substance Use, Domestic Abuse, Family, Financial Stress, LGBTQ2+, Life Skills, Post-Traumatic Stress, Relationships, Self-harm, Sexuality, Self Confidence, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Suicide, Workplace Stress

Modality/Therapeutic Approach

Brief Narrative Therapy, Brief Psychotherapy, Client-centred Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Feminist, Gestalt, Mindfulness Based Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Somatic Therapy

Location

3 Home Street, Guelph, On

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