Linda Reade, MA, RSW, RP
Welcomes you to
LifePassages Counselling

        Serving the Quinte Region

Blue Cross , Health Canada

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Specializing in:

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Individual & Couples counselling 

Loss & Trauma

Military & Veterans

Indigenous approved provider

Why call LifePassages Counselling?


Call me, because I am genuine in my work with people. I will be honest with you and let you know what I am seeing, feeling and hearing from you. Together we create a space for you to open up and I am like a guide to help you re-discover your

 true authentic self.  

FOUR DIRECTIONS TO WELLNESS

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I offer a unique approach, as  I am an Ingenous woman of Cree ancestry and I weave the Teachings of my Elders into the work I do. 

My training and background

Comfortable private office space

Expertise and Experience

I have been a Psychotherapist in private practice for over twenty years, working with individuals, couples, families and women's groups. My education includes a Master's degree in psychology, a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, and I am a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).


spacious group room

My Treatment Focus

My focus is to help individuals heal, by becoming aware of their inner strengths. I achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan tailored to you.  My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.  

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What is The Four Directions to Wellness?

'The Four Directions' is a concept people relate to as being part of the mental health continuum-focused on connecting Spiritual, Physical, Emotional & Intellectual parts as seen in the wheel on the left. Each direction coincides with aspects of living in balance in the world, and when one direction is out of sync it affects the other three.  

Individual Therapy

After your initial call for counselling, we will set up an intake appointment to review your reasons for seeking out therapy.  We work on specific goals and time frames so we can assess your progress. If appropriate, other treatment modalities may be recommended.  

Couples Counselling

People often seek couples counselling when they are having difficulty with communication. I use an Emotionally Focused Therapy Model (EFT) which addresses issues that block healthy communication, with the goal to feel a deeper connection to your partner.     

 

Military Families

For military families, loss & transition is a continuous reality, due to frequent moves and postings. Families often need extra support settling in to a new area. 

As well, in my work with medically releasing members, there is a need to support the family through this transition of the member's changing role. 

EMDR Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidenced based, integrative psychotherapy approach for the treatment of Post Traumatic brain injury.  I am a Certified EMDR therapist with much success offering this form of treatment. 

Reiki Therapy

As a Reiki Master(Usui) I might suggest a Reiki treatment which is a non-invasive hands-on healing technique, used to clear or unblock energy imbalances in the body. Once cleared, people  experience more peace  and energy in their lives.

Groups & Workshops

Fall Workshops : Living with post traumatic stress, PTSD & the family, 

Caregiver stress, Compassion fatigue.  

Women's Lodge: Learn traditional songs & use of the drum, the 7 Grandfather teachings

Additional Programs

New program: House cleansing using smudging & clearing energy in the home. Great to do to start the fall! 

'Reiki and drumming as a mode of healing' is offered upon request, individually or in a group. Call or email for details.   

Events in Fall 2019

Indigenous teachings will resume, topics will be posted later in August. New programs will be offered on Chakra balancing, Mindful breathing & Sounding with the Chakras.  

Registration is required. 

Workshop location

Workshops will be offered at LifePassages Counselling location in Brighton. Keep updated by signing up for

 news and upcoming events! 

Please visit: Angelic Serendipity on fb to register for the Chakra workshops!

FAQs

Beginning in August, I will be charging HST since counselling session fees are subject to HST. 

Our premises continues to be a drug, alcohol, and marijuana free environment. 

Please park on driveway or road if parking lot is full.


Email me with questions

Send me an email with interest in therapy or other events.