A number of benefits are available from participating in therapy. Often it is helpful just to know that someone understands. Therapy can provide a fresh perspective on a difficult problem or point you in the direction of a solution. Many people find therapy to be a tremendous asset to managing individual growth, interpersonal relationships, family concerns, and the stressors of daily life. The benefits you obtain from therapy depend on how well you use the process and put into practice what you learn. 


We currently offer services IN PERSON (in our office) or ONLINE (also called "Telehealth" or "Telemedicine" using a secure HIPAA, GDPR, PHIPA/PIPEDA, & HITECH compliant platform)

Individual Counseling

There are times in life when we feel like we may need guidance or help from a professional. There is tremendous value in talking through your ideas, problems, and feelings.

Our counselors will help you confront barriers that interfere with emotional and mental well-being, and we will work to increase positive feelings such as compassion, self-esteem, love, courage, HOPE and peace. We provide treatment for a range of issues including:

* Depression * Anxiety * Dealing with trauma and loss * Parenting issues * Dealing with illness (of self, partner, child, parent) * Relationship issues* Unsatisfying/Unfulfilled potential (school, work)  * Emotional over-reactivity – anger, excessively judgmental/critical/negative * Family conflict/divorce * Irritability * Difficulty focusing/rushing thoughts/mood swings * Compulsive behaviors – eating, drinking, shopping, etc *Substance abuse

Please see each counselor's bios to see what specialties each one offers. 


At YANA you will be treated with care, compassion, true positive regard, hope, enthusiasm, and we will use research based treatment modalities.

This service is available in our office or online.

Play Therapy

Play Therapy is child-centered, in which play is the primary intervention tool and speech is the secondary. Play therapy allows the child to manipulate the world on a smaller scale, something that cannot be done in the child's everyday environment.   By playing with specially selected materials, and with the guidance of a person who reacts in a designated manner, the child plays out his/her feelings, bringing these hidden emotions to the surface where he/she can face them and cope with them.The child's inner resources are enabled by the therapeutic alliance to bring about growth and change. This service is only available in our office. 


Parenting Coaching/Parent Support

Sometimes (many times!) being a parent or caregiver is hard work. This service offers support to parents raising their own biological children or adopted/fostered children or for caregivers raising a grandchild, foster child or young person in the care of Community Services. Parent Support Sessions give a space to explore options and various parenting decisions and approaches in a way that supports the child or adolescent’s social, emotional and physical well-being. This intervention can vary in duration and frequency depending on your particular needs and may be accessed separately or to complement other counseling services. This service is available in our office or online. 



Working together as a team, we will guide you to identify patterns that are hindering the quality of your relationship & friendship, Learn how to put blaming aside so you can work through problems openly and recognize the 'cause & effect' patterns in your relationship. Together we will find healthy ways to communicate and relate to each other, strengthening the quality of your partnership. Our counselors will help you get through the difficult phase when daily stressors interferes with romance so you can reconnect to the love and passion of your earlier relationship.



A serious commitment to our work.

An ability to be open when looking what you bring into the relationship (both positive and negative) without defensiveness.

A commitment to altering your own ineffectual behaviors.


When these conditions are met there is an excellent chance that we can not only help you get your relationship back on track, but also take you to an even stronger place. One you may not have ever imagined was possible!

This service is available in our office or online. 





Our counselors are available for speaking engagements,  conferences, community groups, and regional organizations on a variety of topics.  Topics can be tailored to your groups needs. Rates will depend on the type of engagement and time. Contact us to discuss your preferences!

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