VERONICA BLACKBOURN

I’m a Mental Health Counsellor licensed with the Ordre des conseilliers and conseillères d’orientation du Québec and I expect to get my psychotherapy permit from the Ordre des psychologues du Québec in the spring. My background is in Counselling Psychology and I work with individuals from a psychodynamic and LGBTQ+ affirmative approach.
I seek to understand what a person’s symptoms may be saying in order to best respond to the needs they express. I see counselling as a process of self-exploration, understanding, and acceptance that can open up space to let go of old and repetitive patterns and self-concepts. The context of a warm and supportive counselling relationship makes it possible to uncover a new array of thoughts, feelings and ways of being. In this work I approach my clients, and encourage my clients to approach themselves, with both compassion and curiosity, trusting in their innate ability to change and to grow.

My sliding scale is $70-130, geared to gross household income. My office is located downtown at 2015 Drummond, suite 250 (Peel metro).

My schedule is currently full, but I maintain a short waiting list. Contact me at veronica.blackbourn@gmail.com for more info. I try to respond to email within a day.