Counselling Programs

KW Counselling Services offers a variety of therapeutic counselling services to individuals, couples, families and groups.  Therapeutic counselling is a specialized short to medium term service that addresses the psychosocial, emotional, behavioural, relational and mental health needs of individuals, couples and families in the Region of Waterloo.  Therapeutic counselling services are informed by individual and family values and goals with an emphasis on growth, development and change.

Focusing on your strengths, we offer a diverse range of programs to assist you or your family with a wide variety of issues including:

  • Personal or Job Stress
  • Relationship Issues
  • Alcohol and Drug Use
  • Anger Management
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ2+) issues
  • Parenting
  • Balancing Work and Family
  • Financial Issues
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Woman Abuse/Intimate Partner Violence or Domestic Violence
  • Adjusting to Life in Canada

We are committed to making our services accessible. If you have a need for counselling in another language, please speak to your Intake Worker about what might be available. Subject to change, currently we have therapists on staff that speak Polish, Spanish, Russian, Farsi, Serbian, Croatian, Hindi and Punjabi.

Getting Started with Counselling

Services for individual, couple, family or group counselling. can be accessed as follows:

  • By visiting the Walk In Counselling Clinic on Thursdays between 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • By calling or emailing our Intake Team:
    519.884.0000 x222 or for general inquiries

Professional and confidential services are provided by over 25 experienced therapists and supervised placement students. All of the therapists at KW Counselling Services have minimum of a Masters degree in Social Work or a related field and experience working with individuals, couples, children, teens, and families on a variety of topics.

Placement students at KW Counselling Services come from the Master of Social Work program at Wilfrid Laurier University, the couple and Family Therapy Program at the University of Guelph, or other recognized institutions.

Click on a program name below for more information, referral process and any associated fees. For more information, download one of our KW Counselling Services Brochures.

Programs for Everyone

Programs for Specific People