Professional and Accessible Counselling Services for Huntsville, Muskoka & surrounding communities

69 West Rd, Huntsville, ON., P1H 1L4.           louise@huntsvillecounselling.com.         (705) 380 1202

April

Why Go to a Therapist?

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in April, Benefits of Therapy | 0 comments

Why Go to a Therapist?

  No-one likes to thinks they NEED therapy.  But really everyone could benefit from an occasional visit with a skilled therapist. Therapy has been the butt of many a joke for decades now, ever since Freud starting analyzing our sexuality and Pavlov kept food from his dog.  The idea that if you need therapy you must be crazy has long been perpetuated in our culture. But the fact is that therapy has come a long way and most people could benefit from the skills and knowledge of modern...

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Choosing the right therapist for you

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in April | 0 comments

Choosing the right therapist for you

  Choosing the right therapist can be a daunting task. How do you know if someone is a good fit or will share your values or vision? I have put together some points for you to consider in choosing the right therapist for you. Check Qualifications. These days it is considered a minimum to have a Masters in Counselling Psychology, Psychology or Social Work to offer psychotherapy.  You wouldn’t go to a doctor who didn’t have the minimum qualifications so please be mindful of trusting...

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An Introduction

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in April | 0 comments

An Introduction

My name is Louise Parkinson and I am venturing into private practice under the auspices of Huntsville Community Counselling. I came into counselling after going through a series of midlife challenges all at once, forcing me to reevaluate everything I thought was solid.  I found great peace through mindfulness and therapy.  I decided to make it my life’s work to help others going through difficult life situations. I hold a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology and I am going...

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