Compassionately Lead Mental Health Therapy, Occupational Assessments, and Counselling Services in Nova Scotia.
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Years of Experience

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Our Commitment to Your Physical & Mental Health Well-being

Our firm commitment is to promote the holistic well-being of our clients, addressing not only mental and emotional health, but also physical wellness. Our evidence-based practices ensure each client receives a customised therapeutic plan, equipping them with the tools to navigate life’s challenges successfully.

Our Approach

At Spectrum Therapeutic Solutions, we adopt a holistic and compassionate approach to enhance your mental health and well-being.


Our process begins with an in-depth understanding of your unique emotional and mental state. We listen, empathise, and evaluate, crafting a tailored plan to address your individual needs.


With a hands-on and compassionate approach, we directly engage with the heart of emotional discomfort or mental challenges. Our aim is to provide a supportive space where healing and growth can take place.


We believe in empowering you with the tools and strategies needed to face life's challenges head-on. By nurturing resilience and emotional strength, we aim to support you in achieving your best mental state for everyday life and beyond.

Healing Begins Here

Our Therapy & Counselling Services

Therapeutic Counselling Services

We provide individualized therapeutic counselling, helping our clients address personal challenges and promote emotional growth.

Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapy program empowers individuals with skills for daily living, helping them enjoy fulfilling, independent lives.

Group Therapy

We offer supportive group therapy sessions, where clients can share experiences and learn from others in a safe, facilitated setting.

You’re Not Alone

Our Specialized Counselling Services

Individual Counselling

  • Anxiety/Stress Management
  • Depression Counselling
  • Body Image Therapy
  • Eating disorders
  • Trauma/PTSD Counselling
  • Workplace Issues Counselling
  • Relationship issues
  • Pain Management Counselling
  • Domestic Violence Counselling
  • Disability Issues Therapy
  • + More

Couples Counselling & Therapy

  • Therapy for Parenting Challenges
  • Transition to Parenthood Counselling
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Life Care Plan
  • Home Assessment
  • Intimacy Enhancement Therapy
  • Premarital Counselling
  • Mental Health Assessment
  • Infidelity Recovery Therapy
  • Financial Stress Therapy

Family Counselling & Therapy

  • Parenting Support Therapy
  • Blended Family Counselling
  • Adolescent Therapy
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Grief and Loss Counselling
  • Life Transition Therapy
  • Disability-Related Counselling
  • Domestic Violence Counselling
  • Counselling for Parent-Child Conflicts
  • Life Transition Therapy

Why Trust Spectrum Therapeutic Solutions?

At Spectrum Therapeutic Solutions, we firmly believe that counselling isn’t just for those in crisis, suffering from mental illness, or feeling desperate. While we’re certainly here for those challenging times, we’re also here for the everyday moments of life.

The journey towards self-improvement and personal growth doesn’t always require a dramatic catalyst. Sometimes, it’s the regular counselling sessions, where you might come in thinking, “I’m not sure what we’ll discuss today,” that lead to the most profound moments of self-discovery and personal development.

Our team of dedicated therapists are trained to:


We attentively listen to you, understanding patterns and behaviours that might not serve you well over time and in varying situations.


We aim to confront negative self-talk and limiting beliefs that can often lead to unproductive behaviours, keeping you stuck in an unsatisfactory cycle.


Our therapists help restructure your thoughts and ruminations that may lead to feelings of frustration and anxiety, providing a fresh, healthier perspective.


We cheer for your victories, however big or small they may be, and enthusiastically celebrate your accomplishments, fostering a sense of achievement and positivity.

While we don’t guarantee that you’ll always leave each therapy session feeling elated, we do promise to cultivate an environment of hope. We strive to ensure that you leave each session feeling hopeful – about the future, about the process, and most importantly, about yourself.

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Our Founder

Felicia Burchell

B.Sc.O.T. Reg (NS, NB), RCT, CCC

Founder and Director of Spectrum Therapeutic Solutions

Felicia Burchell, the heart and soul of Spectrum Therapeutic Solutions, embodies a deep passion for healing and human connection, making her a cornerstone in the field of mental health. A distinguished alumnus of Dalhousie University and Acadia University, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Master of Education (Counselling). Felicia is deeply involved in several professional bodies, underscoring her commitment to the highest standards in therapeutic care.

We look forward to meeting you.

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Meet Our Dartmouth Therapists & Counselors

Felicia Burchell

B.Sc.O.T. Reg (NS, NB, PE), RCT, CCC

Vivica Steer

B.A., M.A. (Counselling), RCT-C, CCC

Jean Mason

B.A., M.A. (Dual in School and Clinical Counselling), RCT-C

Sean Maddox

B.A., M.I.A.


Book Your Appointment

No hassle. No stress. Appointments typically scheduled within one week and you can complete all of your registration paperwork prior to your appointment via our convenient and secure patient portal.

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+1 (902) 932-2395


Frequently asked questions

We strive to serve as many clients as possible, however, we focus on matching each client to the most suitable therapist for their needs.

While we focus on therapeutic interventions, we also work closely with healthcare professionals who can provide medication if necessary.

Absolutely, your confidentiality is our utmost priority.

Yes, we accept most major insurance plans.

We offer both in-person and remote sessions, keeping the needs and safety of our clients in mind.

We request a 24-hour notice for cancellations to allow us to offer the slot to other clients.

Yes, you have complete freedom to choose any counselor or therapist for Spectrum Therapeutic Solutions. Choose one based on factors like their area of expertise, therapeutic approach, and personal comfort level. It’s important to find a counselor with whom you feel comfortable and trust.

It's important to feel comfortable with your counselor. If you don’t feel a connection or if you believe the counseling isn’t effective, it’s okay to discuss your concerns with your counselor or seek a different therapist.

The first session typically involves discussing your reasons for seeking counseling, your personal history, and your goals for therapy. This helps the counselor understand your needs and develop an appropriate treatment plan.

The frequency of counseling sessions varies based on individual needs and goals. Some people attend weekly, while others may go biweekly or monthly. Your counselor will help you determine the best schedule for you.

Contact Us

Spectrum Therapeutic Solutions

37 Wentworth St., Unit 104, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 2S9

(902) 932-2395

Monday - Friday

09.00 AM – 17.00 PM