Counsellors & Therapist in St. John’s, NL

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Lesley Vaters - Counsellor & Therapist

Lesley Vaters

Registered Clinical Counsellor

BA, MACP, RCC

Meet Lesley

Lesley has spent over 18 years working with adults, teenagers and couples in a number of capacities including counselling for relationships, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, grief, OCD and stress management.

BCACCLesley is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in St. John’s, NL and member in good standing with the BCACC.

Lesley’s training and education includes a Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) from Yorkville University.

She has completed additional training in the areas of grief and bereavement counselling, mental health first aid, spiritual care, suicide intervention, behaviour modification and applied behavioral analysis.

For insurance processing purposes, Lesley’s BCACC RCC registration number is 12586.

Daytime

Monday – Friday

Rick Parsons, Counsellor & Therapist

Rick Parsons

Registered Social Worker

BA, BSW, MSW, RSW

Meet Rick

Rick is a Registered Social Worker providing individual, couples, family and group therapy to adolescents and adults in St. John’s, NL. He specializes in the areas of borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, sexual issues, pornography addiction, LGBTQ+ challenges, anxiety, depression, grief, self-harm, various relationships, and those experiencing difficulty in regulating their emotions.

Rick attended Memorial University, obtaining a Master of Social Work with a focus in clinical therapy and leadership, Bachelor’s Degrees in Social Work and Sociology, and a Certificate in Criminology. He is intensively trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), sex therapy, and emotion-focused therapy for individuals, couples, and families. Rick regularly takes part in ongoing education and training to provide the most current evidence-based therapy practices.

For insurance and verification purposes, Rick’s NLCSW registration number is 2916.

Evenings

Monday – Thursday

Anthony Murphy - Counsellor & Therapist

Anthony Murphy

Canadian Certified Counsellor

BA, MACP, CCC

Meet Anthony

Anthony is a Canadian Certified Counsellor and member in good standing with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Anthony has experience supporting people in the St. John’s area challenged with grief and bereavement, trauma, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, depression, anxiety, stress management, gender identity issues, spiritual well-being, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. He employs a non-judgmental, supportive approach in which the struggling individual is the agent of change and prosperity.

Anthony’s education includes a Bachelors Degree and certificate in Criminology from Memorial University, a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University, and extensive training in behaviour modification, applied behaviour analysis, and child development.

For insurance and verification purposes Anthony Murphy’s Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association registration number is 10002354.

Daytime

Evenings

Monday – Friday

Veronica Thompson - Counsellor & Therapist

Veronica Thompson

Canadian Certified Counsellor

BA, MACP, CCC

Meet Veronica

Veronica is a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) and member in good standing with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

Veronica provides counselling for adults in St. John’s dealing with grief and bereavement, trauma, suicidality, anxiety, stress management, depression, personality disorders, and spiritual well-being.

Veronica has also worked with children and Autism Spectrum Disorder using Applied Behavioural Analysis. Veronica provides a non-judgmental, compassion lead approach, supporting the individual through their growth and healing.

Veronica’s education includes a Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from Memorial University and a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) from Yorkville University. Veronica has completed additional training in mental health first aid, suicide intervention, child development and behavioural modification, and Applied Behavioural Analysis.

For insurance and verification purposes Veronica’s CCPA registration number is 10009619.

Daytime

Monday – Friday

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