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Make mental health a priority.

Counselling is a way to gain insight into your moods, feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It helps patients learn how to take control of life and respond to challenging situations with healthy coping skills.

Carleton Place counselling services include (but are not limited to):

  • mental health counselling
  • addiction(s) counselling
  • dealing with difficult situations
  • transition management
  • family and couples counselling
  • chronic pain management

Meet Our Counsellors
Lina Masood, MSW/RSW, Psychotherapist
Lina Masood is a bilingual Clinical Social Worker (MSW, RSW) with extensive training and over 15 years experience working with individual, couples, and families. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master Degree in Social Work from the University of Ottawa. Lina’s clinical interests include, but are not limited to, working with persons affected by crisis and trauma, Operational Stress Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, loss/bereavement, dissociation, anxiety, adjustment disorders, self-esteem and generalized lifestyle coaching for adaptation and reintegration, attachment, and couple’s counselling. Lina’s approach: Lina provides compassionate and evidence-based therapy that includes the use of EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy), CBT (Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy,) Solution Focused, DBT (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic, and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing).

Trish Stephens, MA, Registered Psychotherapist (Qual.)
Trish Stephens is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qual.) and Master of Arts in counselling graduate. She dedicated eight months of her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) working in the Forensic Mental Health Unit of the North Bay Regional Hospital. Her time at the Hospital allowed her to work with inpatients with serious mental illness develop strategies to cope with issues of depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, stigma, loss/grief, positive social interaction, healthy relationships, and personal boundaries. Trish’s approach: Trish takes a collaborative approach to treatment. She works alongside her clients to develop their plan for growth, empowerment, and positive change. She listens to, understands, and supports her clients through evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Solution Focused, Narrative, and Mindfulness.

Counselling: Frequently Asked Questions
We answer some of the most commonly asked questions about counselling at our Collaborative Care Centre. Read more on our Resources page.

There are many specific types of counselling, each with its own approach. Counselling style is tailored to each individual. Let us work with you to help you manage the issues in your life that you can’t get around. Contact us to learn more.