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

Helping individuals & families navigate challenges in their lives.

Why go to a Registered Marriage & Family Therapist (RMFT)?
  • RMFTs use models of therapy that help people use their strengths to support growth and create effective
  • Family therapy is generally brief, results oriented, and cost-effective.
  • Family therapy addresses mental, behavioural and emotional aspects from a family-based or relationship
  • RMFTs are relationship specialists.
  • They work collaboratively to resolve mental health, behavioural and relationship concerns and consider each
    person’s unique family, cultural, and social context.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy is a specialized mental health profession that is an evidence-based discipline.


Family therapists are:

    • Educated with a Master’s or Doctoral degree

    • Trained with a minimum of 2 years and 1000 hours of supervised therapy practice

    • Relationship-focused and family-friendly psychotherapists

    • Mental health professionals.

For further information on Marriage & Family Therapy or the requirements for a Registered Marriage & Family Therapist
please go to the
The Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy website.

For further information on the requirements for designation as a Registered Psychotherapist,
please go to the 
College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario website.

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