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Less overwhelm, more space...

Making Space Psychotherapy

Modern, down-to-earth support for a variety of issues, including trauma and relationships.

 Individuals, Couples+, Teens, Children6+, Families

*Free 20 Minute Phone Consultation

In-Person & Online / Free Parking & Near Transit

Perhaps you are overwhelmed, struggling in your relationships, reeling from something that just happened, or you are finally getting to that thing from your past. Perhaps you have been waiting to feel ready, or to find the right support. Maybe you want to feel better but you don't know where to start.

Maybe it's time to make space!

Jenni Shea

Owner, Registered Psychotherapist

You are welcome here.

We are a modern, trauma-informed clinic. We provide high quality support to individuals, couples, triads, small family groups, teens, and children 6+. We work with a variety of issues, and we also specialize in working with complex trauma and relationship issues. All of our registered psychotherapists have masters degrees, specialized training (and warm hearts). 

We treat trauma using EMDR, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Somatic Therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Equine Therapy, Walk & Talk Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and other evidence-based styles.

 

Our work with families and couples is secular, anti-oppressive and strengths-based, drawing from Family Systems, Emotionally Focussed Therapy (EFT), Gottman Couples therapy, Narrative Therapy and other modalities.

 

We welcome LGBTQ2IA+ couples, polyamorous couples, triads, and couples in non-monogamous relationships.

The space is peaceful and real.

We care about how you feel from the moment you connect with us to when you come to our office.

Each location has been designed to feel comfortable and kind to your nervous system.

We offer in-person and online therapy.

We provide both in-person and virtual psychotherapy & counselling in Hamilton, Burlington and across Ontario.

Hamilton Office: 67 Frid St.

We are conveniently located just off the Hwy 403/Main exit -- close to McMaster University, next door to McMaster Innovation Park, Westdale and Dundurn Street.

Our offices are easily accessible and at street level.

Burlington Office: 3150 Harvester Rd.

Join us at our newest office conveniently located just south of the QEW/Guelph Line exit -- in Central Burlington close to Burlington GO, Burlington Mall and, yes, a Starbucks! Our offices are on the second floor up a flight of stairs. If accessibility is a factor we encourage you to visit us at our Hamilton location.

Areas of focus.

We work with complex trauma, anxiety, infidelity, coping, perfectionism, sleep issues, self-esteem, gaslighting, depression, PTSD/C-PTSD, panic attacks, fight/flight, flashbacks, numbing, dissociating, fawning, self-harm, bullying, difficult childhood experiences, narcissistic abuse, sexual harm, emotional abuse, neglect, separation/divorce, bullying, sex/porn, phobias, family problems or pressures, consensual non-monogamy, polyamory, borderline personality disorder, ADHD, workplace trauma, LGBTQIA2+, life changes, big decisions, self-discovery, OCD, burnout, grief, loss, couples therapy.

We respond quickly.

We feel strongly about client care, and this starts with responding to your communications quickly.

We operate as a modern clinic with office staff working remotely.

Fastest way to reach us: text, email

Slowest: voicemail

 

Contacting us for a loved one?

Please have them contact us themselves as therapy is a very personal decision.

Minors under the age of 15 can be booked in by a parent.

Want to know more about Starting Therapy with Us?

Our Specialties.

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Trauma Therapy
difficult childhood, complex trauma, PTSD/C-PTSD, betrayal trauma, sexual harm, religious trauma, attachment trauma...
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Couples+ Therapy
communication, infidelity, betrayal, polyamory, non-monogamy, sex therapy, LGBTQ2IA+, (secular therapy)...
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Meet Our Therapists.

We are all Registered Psychotherapists with a masters degree, specialized training and experience.

Each of us is registered, and in good standing, with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). 

 

We all work with trauma and relationship issues, and have our own niche focus.

You can work with a therapist in Hamilton, Burlington or online across Ontario.

Hamilton Office

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Rebecca

Associate Psychotherapist

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Joanna

Associate Psychotherapist

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Jessica

Associate Psychotherapist

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Associate Psychotherapist

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Ashley

Associate Psychotherapist

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Associate Psychotherapist

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Melissa

Associate Psychotherapist

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Associate Psychotherapist

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Jenni

Owner/Psychotherapist

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Associate Psychotherapist

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Burlington Office

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Kelly

Associate Psychotherapist

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Associate Psychotherapist

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Meet Our Clinic Team.

We work remotely to support your experience at the clinic.

We are quick to respond, and sensitive to your needs. Contact us for help with booking, billing and any other questions you may have.

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Caroline

Clinic Coordinator

*remote

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Operations Manager

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Meet Our Student Interns.
 

Our interns are here to learn about the mental health field.

Each intern proposes their own learning goals, and gains experience in our clinic over 3 months.

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Nicole

Social Media & Research Experience

(High School)

Sessions.

Individuals $170

Couples, Families $195

Our services are covered by most extended health care plans that cover a registered psychotherapist. Please check your policy carefully before booking a session as we cannot guarantee coverage. You provide payment to us on the day of your session, and we provide a receipt for you to submit to your insurer who may then reimburse you.

All fees are subject to HST.

Learn more about our fees.

 

*We appreciate receiving as much notice as possible when cancelling or rescheduling your session.

This allows us time to fill that spot with someone waiting to be seen.

A minimum of 48 hours notice is needed to cancel or reschedule your therapy session or the full fee is charged.

Feeling under the weather or unable to come in on the day of your session?

You are welcome to switch to online or phone right up to your session start time. Simply email your therapist!

Therapist near me? We are committed to providing in-person sessions in a peaceful, cozy setting.

We offer in-person therapy in Burlington and Hamilton, and virtual therapy across Ontario.

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Connect with Us

Therapy Hours

 

Monday - Friday

9am-9pm

 

Saturday

9am-4pm

*Please note that our remote clinic staff are offline Fridays 1pm-Sunday and will respond on Monday

Hamilton Office:

67 Frid St

Suite 1B

Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4M3

*Free Parking on either side of building

Enter at the door facing Frid St.  

Look for our sign on the front door!

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Burlington Office:

3150 Harvester Rd

#203

Burlington, Ontario

L7N 3W8

*Free parking.

Enter at front door and go up stairs.

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Psychotherapy near me? Yes! We have locations in Hamilton and Burlington.

There is ample free parking around the buildings at both locations, and we are steps from transit.

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