Make mental health a priority.

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

Carleton Place counselling services include:

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

Meet Our Counsellors

Carleton Place Counselling with Lina MasoodLina Masood, MSW/RSW, Psychotherapist
Lina is a bilingual clinical social worker with extensive training and over 15 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s 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 emotionally focused therapy (EFT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) solution-focussed brief therapy (SFBT), dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), interpersonal psychotherapy, mindfulness therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and other approaches.

Virtual Appointments with Lina: Lina offers virtual and in-person appointments to new and existing clients. To start, both new and existing clients need to create a client profile on the client portal. Follow this link to create a profile. Once you have created your profile and Lina has verified your account (this is done within a few hours), you will be able to access online booking, intake and consent forms, and secure client messaging. The Owl Practice Video Therapy platform is Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) compliant as well as fulfils the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) requirements.

Carleton Place Therapist Courtney MacIntyreCourtney MacIntyre, MSW/RSW, Psychotherapist
Courtney is a registered social worker and psychotherapist. She earned a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Social Work from Carleton University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo.

Courtney has worked with families for the past 15 years to help adults and youth form strong, lasting relationships. She assists families in managing situations relating to mental health, drug misuse, human trafficking, abuse, running away, truancy, criminalized behaviour, homelessness, and other challenges. She focuses on attachment and reinforcing strong emotional relationships to navigate the turbulence of adolescence. She also works extensively with youth and young adults as they transition into adulthood emphasizing interdependence, resiliency, and connection.

In her psychotherapy practice, Courtney uses a strength-based and compassionate approach that centres around collaborative problem solving through a solution focussed lens. Other therapy approaches used are emotionally focused therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and mindfulness therapy.

Courtney is available to work with youth and families experiencing parent-teen conflict as well as youth and young adults transitioning to adulthood. She also works one-on-one with individuals up to the age of 45.


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.

Do you have extended health benefits?
Many insurance providers offer financial coverage for this and other services offered at our Collaborative Care Centre. Please check with your provider for details. Certain medical expenses are also eligible to claim on your personal income tax. Refer to Canada Revenue Agency for details.

Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) Claims
Please note that while we do work with clients who have been injured at work, we do not complete or submit the paperwork that accompanies WSIB claims nor do we direct bill insurance companies. We do offer medical reporting for a fee. Please contact us for more information.

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. Counselling appointments can be made in person at Heritage Fitness, by phone, or online through our app.