Psychotherapy Services

CLC: A Path to Healing offers bilingual (English/French) services to:

individuals, children/adolescents, couples, families, and psychoeducational and support groups. Services are offered in-person, video-conferencing, and/or via phone. Video-conferencing and/or phone provide those who are not able to access in-person services due to geographical isolated locations (remote or rural communities) and/or are house-bound.

Individual Therapy

  • Adoption (attachment issues; Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety (including panic attacks)
  • Communication Issues
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Foster Care Counselling (attachment issues; Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy)

  • Grief and Loss (bereavement) - including unresolved grief and loss
  • Identity Issues
  • Life Transitions (family, illness, retirement, relationships, etc.)
  • Life/Personal Coaching
  • Personal Growth and Interpersonal Fulfillment
  • Pre/Post-Adoption Counselling (attachment issues; Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (EMDR certification)

  • Post-Secondary Life: University and College (exam anxiety, time management, stress management, etc.)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem/Self-Care
  • Sleep Management
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Trust Issues and Skills
  • Trauma and Recovery (including all aspects of abuse)
  • Work-Related Conflict, Stress and Burn-Out
  • Women's Issues

Marital/Couple/Family Therapy

  • Abuse (including narcissistic abuse)
  • Adoption (attachment issues; Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy)
  • Balancing Work and Home
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Communication Skills
  • Coping Skills
  • Discipline Issues
  • Fertility Concerns
  • Foster Care Counselling (attachment issues; Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy)
  • Intimacy
  • Parenting
  • Pre/Post-Adoption Counselling (attachment issues; Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy)
  • Pre-Marital Counselling
  • Same-Sex Relationships
  • Schooling
  • Separation/Divorce
  • Sharing Responsibilities
  • Sibling Rivalry

Specialized Services

Adoption and Foster Care Counselling

Adoption affects every cornerstone of the adoption constellation (adoptees, natural parents, adoptive parents, and even their loved ones) on all four realms of our human existence: physical, mental, emotional, and, especially, spiritual. There are joys and challenges. It is the challenges or obstacles that few people ever look at, along the journey for those affected by adoption. In Canada, there are few-to-none who have specialized training in post-adoption issues within the mental health field.

Christine is Saskatchewan’s only practicing certified Adoption and Foster Care Counsellor and also a Certified Adoption Reunion Counsellor, trained via Heather Carlini, Director of The Carlini Institute and via Algonquin College.

Pre-Adoption Counselling

  • For prospective adoptive parents to provide emotional support & guidance, while creating an awareness of adoption trauma down the road, especially in adopting children domestically, internationally or with special needs (developmental delays, medical conditions, behavioral issues, etc.);
  • For natural parents to provide emotional guidance & support are mandated by the Ministry to relinquish their children upon birth and/or older children (assist in the transition).

Post-Adoption Counselling

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Recovery for natural parents & adoptees;
  • Grief and Loss (Bereavement) Counselling;
  • Adoptee/Natural Parent Trauma and Recovery;
  • Provide psychosocial and psycho-educational support for families formed by adoption;
  • Emotional support and guidance for adoptive parents and/or loved ones touched by adoption.
  • Attachment issues and behavioral difficulties (resulting from neglect, abuse, multiple foster care placements, etc).

Search and Reunion Counselling

  • Support and guidance pre-, during, post-search process (or wishing to search for information about the other party);
  • Planning and preparing for reunions;
  • Core Issues and Patterns through Reunion process;
  • Soul Healing in Adoption (How we store the energy of our past; and why it is important to heal.);
  • Transforming Negative Emotions in Reunions.

Adoption Support Groups/Workshops

Natural parents;
Adoptive Parents;
Loved ones affected by adoption (extended families, partners, etc.);
Search & Reunion Issues, etc.

Note: Home-studies are not provided as a service.