Michelle A. Bentley MA, RP, RMFT ~ Psychotherapy & Counselling

Helping individuals and families navigate challenges in their lives.

 

Challenging situations occur for many people, when they may benefit from support whether because of ongoing patterns of relationships, insufficient personal resources, needing an impartial ear, or perhaps a lack of opportunity to have learned coping skills. The expertise and compassion of a psychotherapist may be helpful in coping and finding ways to navigate through these times, and help to make the hard things easier.

Individual concerns – if you

  • feel unhappy, angry or anxious
  • lack confidence
  • are stressed
  • just lost a job
  • are grieving a loss or death
  • feel “stuck”
  • are having a difficult time with a decision
  • struggle in relationships
  • have experienced trauma
  • are adjusting to a new situation
  • want to improve emotional coping
  • experience disordered eating or body
    image concerns
 

 

Marital or partnership challenges:

  • communication is difficult
  • we can’t agree about …
  • I want more!
  • we disagree about parenting decisions
  • the romance is gone
  • we argue too much
  • our families are interfering
  • I think it’s over
  • we don’t understand each other
  • there was an affair
 
Family – how to handle:
  • separation/divorce
  • getting married/remarried
  • a new baby
  • postpartum depression
  • grieving a difficult birth or loss
  • conflicts with teens
  • when a child is angry or anxious
  • stepchildren/blended families
  • discipline disagreements
  • siblings arguing
  • special needs children/siblings
  • eating disorders / self injury



 
 




613-601-1475           2948 Baseline Rd #206, Nepean ON K2H 8T5            mbentley@bell.net