Individual Therapy In Dartmouth

One-on-one Therapy: Personalised Support and Empowerment

Welcome to Spectrum, where we are committed to your personal growth and mental wellbeing. Our individual therapy services in Dartmouth offer a confidential, nurturing environment for self-discovery and empowerment. We’re here to guide you through life’s challenges and transitions, providing the tools you need to manage stress, enhance your relationships, and build a more fulfilling life.

Individual Counselling Therapist Felicia Burchell
Individual Therapy

What Is Individual Counselling?

Individual counselling is a collaborative process between you and your therapist. It’s a journey of exploration and growth, where you delve deep into your feelings, beliefs, and behaviours to better understand yourself. By addressing past experiences and current challenges, individual therapy can bring about change, fostering resilience, self-acceptance, and personal growth.


What Are the Benefits of Participating in Therapy?

Individual Therapy Dartmouth

Participating in individual therapy can lead to significant transformations in your life. It can help you manage emotions, improve mental health, and enhance relationships. From gaining fresh insights into your behaviour patterns and learning new coping strategies, to building self-esteem and fostering personal growth – individual therapy offers benefits that extend far beyond the therapy room.

Felicia Burchell B.Sc.O.T., (Reg NS,NB,PE), MEd (Counselling), RCT, CCC

I graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1989

Vivica Steer B.A, MA (Counselling), RCT-C, CCC

My passion for helping has led me on a path to achieving an M.A. in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University, NB and a B.A. in Guidance and Counselling

Emilee Musgrave MA Candidate

Emilee Musgrave, is also a lover of downtown Dartmouth. Emily is doing her Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. She also holds a Bachelor of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University.


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Our diverse range of

Therapy Services

Anxiety/Stress Management

Learn effective strategies to manage stress and reduce anxiety, enabling you to navigate through life's challenges with greater ease and confidence.

Depression Counselling

Engage in therapeutic sessions designed to alleviate depressive symptoms, promoting a more positive outlook and enhanced daily functioning.

Addiction Counselling

Gain support in overcoming addictive behaviours, fostering resilience and empowering you to regain control over your life.

Eating Disorders and Body Image Therapy

Build a healthier relationship with food and enhance body image perception, guiding you towards improved self-esteem and wellbeing.

Trauma/PTSD Counselling

Heal from past traumas, develop coping mechanisms, and reclaim your life through therapy designed specifically for trauma and PTSD recovery.

Workplace Issues Counselling

Address and resolve work-related stressors, helping you to enhance productivity and satisfaction in your career.

Relationship Therapy

Improve communication, resolve conflicts, and deepen connections through therapy aimed at enhancing your personal relationships.

Life Transition Therapy

Navigate major life changes with guidance and support, helping you adjust and thrive during periods of transition.

Disability Issues Therapy

Support for individuals dealing with disability issues, promoting independence, confidence, and quality of life.

Pain Management Counselling

Learn techniques to manage chronic pain, enhancing your physical wellbeing and improving your daily functioning.

Career Development/Changes

Gain clarity and make informed decisions about your career path through dedicated counselling and exploration.

Domestic Violence Counselling

Providing a safe space for healing and empowerment for survivors of domestic violence, fostering resilience and recovery.

When Might You Consider Family Counselling?

Family counselling could be beneficial if your family is experiencing persistent conflict, going through a significant transition, or if any family member feels unheard, misunderstood, or isolated. It’s also helpful in managing life’s many stresses, such as divorce, remarriage, relocation, financial hardship, or loss of a loved one.

Family Therapy Dartmouth


(902) 932-2395


Book an 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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Frequently asked questions

The objective of one-on-one counselling is to foster personal growth, enhance self-awareness, and facilitate positive change. It aids individuals in addressing their specific challenges, be it mental health issues, life transitions, or personal concerns, and empowers them to develop effective coping mechanisms.


Personal counselling typically starts with an initial assessment where the counsellor gets to understand the client's concerns, goals, and history. Follow-up sessions are centred around delving deeper into these issues, cultivating coping strategies, and working towards achieving the client's objectives.

One valuable aspect of family counselling services is their ability to involve all family members in the therapeutic process. This collaborative approach acknowledges the interconnectedness of family relationships and enables families to work together towards resolving issues and promoting overall well-being.

Individual counselling offers a variety of outcomes based on your personal goals. Generally, you can expect an improved understanding of yourself, enhanced emotional wellbeing, better coping strategies for stress and life challenges, and improvements in relationships and social skills.

Personal counselling provides a unique, confidential space for individuals to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences openly without judgement. The one-on-one setting allows for a personalised approach, tailor-made to suit the individual's specific needs and objectives.