The West Carleton FHT has a mental health team consisting of clinical psychologists, social workers, and a consulting psychiatrist. Our mental health professionals work collaboratively with the primary care provider, registered nurses and nurse practitioners to help promote the mental health of our patients. The skilled staff work with their clients to better understand personal strengths and challenges, define goals, and enhance resilience and wellbeing.
Our counsellors support clients with issues such as:
Stress (including caregiver stress)
Recovery from neglect or abuse
Grief and loss
Adjustments to changes in health
Mental Health services offered by our staff:
Individual, couple, or family therapy
Group counselling and workshops
Memory assessments (conducted by registered nurses and nurse practitioners)
Referral to community resources
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is offered by our clinical psychologists
Support to answer questions about your medication, if some has been prescribed for you (conducted by registered nurses and nurse practitioners)
Talk to your healthcare provider if you would like to be referred to a mental health counsellor.
For information on how to access workplace benefits for counselling services, click here.