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Serving children, teens and adults

Virtual and in- person sessions available

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Kelsey Sharpless

MSW, RSW
Social Worker
Psychotherapist

Kelsey has been Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers since 2016. She has been working in the social services for 10 years and in Psychotherapy since 2016. Kelsey obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Lakehead Univeristy and her Master of Social Work from Dalhousie University.

 

Approach and Philosophy

Kelsey specializes in psychotherapy for family of origin issues, processing traumas, and working with children and teens
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First and foremost, Kelsey's approach to therapy is holistic, she encourages you to look at all areas of your life when talking about the difficulty you bring to the session. What got you here? Are there patterns in your life that are no longer serving you? Let's work on processing hard things and making small changes to improve your life.

Therapy is an important investment in yourself and Kelsey takes her role as the facilitator of your therapy very seriously.

"I am entrusted with people's most important stories and I hold space for suffering and difficult emotions. I am motivated to do this work by the amazing people I get to meet and seeing people's self-investments pay off. I am constantly amazed by what humans are capable of when given the space to feel heard and understood" - Kelsey Sharpless.

Kelsey is trained in a variety of modalities and approaches that she can pull from depending on what you are presenting with, some of which include:

- Trauma Therapy

- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

- Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

- Narrative Therapy

- Mindfulness-based interventions

- Motivational Interviewing

- Theraplay and attachment-based interventions

- Play Therapy

- Anti-oppressive, anti-racist and LGBTQ+ informed practice

 

Services

Please contact for more information about services or if you have accessibility needs

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15 minute phone consultation

An optional, free, 15-minute phone call for you to ask questions or see if we are a good fit before starting therapy.

Email to book.

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50 minute counselling & psychotherapy sessions

Sessions focus on what is important to you, for example: understanding or coping with mental health challenges or traumas, working on changing behavioural patterns that are no longer serving you, or goal setting.

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Workshops & Presentations

Available for workplaces, schools or interest groups on a particular topic related to mental health, wellness or a specific topic of your choice. Please contact for more information and pricing.

Price: $130
For residents of Ontario, virtual or phone sessions are available.

For residents of Haliburton County, sessions are offered in-person at the office of Haliburton County Chiropractic at 1003 South Lake Rd. Minden, ON. K0M 2K0

Payments for sessions are due at the time that services are rendered. Receipts are provided and you can submit them to your insurance company if applicable.

A 50% session fee will be applied to the credit card on file for sessions cancelled with less than 24 hours notice.

Contact

kelsey@kelseysharpless.com

In-person sessions: 1003 South Lake Rd. Minden, ON. K0M 2K0

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