Ottawa-Carleton, ON

Find Mental Health Help Serving Ottawa-Carleton

Includes services, help and support in Ottawa, Kanata, Orleans and Ottawa South.

Counselling and Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Animal and Pet Therapy
Art Therapy
Attachment Therapies
Behavioural therapies (including ABA and IBI)
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Drama Therapy
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Family, Marital, and Couple Therapy
Group Therapy
Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Mindfulness Therapies
Multisystemic Therapy (MST)
Music Therapy
Play Therapy
Psychoeducational Assessment
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)
Supportive Counselling
Other Types of Counselling and Therapy

A-Z Mental Health Conditions and Topics

Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Trauma including Abuse
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Operational Stress Injury (OSI)
Schizophrenia and Psychosis
More ...

Basic Needs

Child Welfare including Children's Aid Society (CAS)
Emergency Shelter and Housing
Food and Nutrition
Housing and Home Supports
Finances and Money

Crisis and Emergency

Child Welfare including Children's Aid Society (CAS)
Crisis Lines including Telephone, Online and Chat
Walk-In Counselling
Hospital Emergency Department
Emergency Shelter and Housing
Women's Shelters

Education and Training (including Schools)

School Boards
Alternative Schools
Day treatment programs
Therapeutic Boarding Schools
Mentoring Programs
Health Promotion/Public education
Other Education/School Resources
Independent Schools
Public Speaking

Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Information and Referral Services

Legal and Justice Resources

Custody and Access (of Children)
Forensic resources
Legal Aid
Other Legal Resources

Medical Services

Hospital Emergency Department
Family Physicians

Mental Health Professionals

Aboriginal Elders, Traditional Healers and Teachers
Behavioural, Developmental Therapists/Consultants
Child and Youth Counsellors
Family Physicians
Family, Marriage and Couple Therapists
Justice Sector (including Law Enforcement, Justice and Corrections)
Psychologists and Psychological Associates
Occupational Therapists
Registered Nurses
Social Workers
Speech and Language Pathologists

Mental Health Facilities

Inpatient services
Outpatient/community mental health services
Group Homes, Residential Care and Supported Housing

Specific Groups and Populations

Child and Youth Service Organizations
Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities
Employees, Employers and the Workplace
First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ)
Males (Boys, Teenagers, Men)
Military Members, Veterans and Families
Multicultural, ethno-specific
Immigrants and Newcomers
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Physical Disabilities
Rural and Remote
Females (Girls, Women)
In Conflict with the Law
Walk-In Counselling
Counselling and Therapy
Day treatment programs
Drop-in centres
Housing and Home Supports
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams
Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups
Finances and Money
Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Posted: Jul 4, 2014
Language: EN,FR
Autism Society of Ontario, Ottawa Chapter
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Comprehensive directory of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) services.
Posted: Aug 26, 2015
Language: EN
Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre (GSRC)
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Resource guide for trans individuals and communities that provides information about useful resources in Ottawa (with emphasis on the services available at Carleton University.) Developed by the The Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre (GSRC) at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.
Posted: Mar 3, 2016
Language: EN
Autism Program, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of community services for children/youth with autism in area of Ottawa, Ontario.
Posted: Apr 26, 2016
Language: EN
CHEO Autism Program
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Easy to use navigation flowchart that shows the key community agencies in Ottawa that serve children/youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Posted: Apr 27, 2016
Language: EN
First Words
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
First Words keeps a list of Private Speech Pathologists who see children in the Ottawa area. Please note that First Words does not confirm the practitioner’s certification or qualifications.
Posted: Sep 18, 2016
Language: EN,FR
Ottawa Public Health (OPH)
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
The Resource Guide – Greater Ottawa Area [PDF 11.8 MB] reflects mental health resources and supports located throughout the Ottawa area (Champlain LHIN). This guide is not an exhaustive list of all supportive services, but rather a starting point – feel free to explore how these resources could assist you (the caregiver) or the person you care for (child, youth, adult, older adult) on the journey to recovery.
Posted: Sep 22, 2016
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Occupational Therapists (OTs) in private practice created by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (OCTC).
Posted: Feb 10, 2017
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Concise list of Ottawa area mental health resources for youth prepared by Youthnet, a program of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
Posted: Feb 22, 2015
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Longer list of Ottawa area mental health resources prepared by Youthnet, a progam of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
Posted: Feb 23, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Ottawa community resources for transitional aged youth (age 16-24).
Posted: May 13, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Prepared by the Ottawa Chapter of Autism Ontario, the Ottawa Asperger Syndrome Resource Guide has a listing of resouces for individuals with Asperger Syndrome and their families.
Posted: Feb 28, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Ottawa resources for GLBTTQ youth and their families, courtesy of the Centretown Community Health Centre.
Posted: Nov 3, 2011
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Concise, one page tool listing main mental health services in Ottawa.
Posted: May 10, 2015
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
“Red Flags” is a Quick Reference Guide for Early Years professionals.Red Flags outlines a range of functional indicators or domains commonly used to monitor healthy child development, as well as potential problem areas for child development. It is intended to assist in the determination of when and where to refer for additional advice, formal assessment and/or treatment.
Posted: Sep 28, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
"From Rollercoaster to Recovery" is a detailed guide for families and individuals on how to navigate the addictions and mental health system in the Champlain LHIN.
Posted: May 2, 2013
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ontario
Guide is for people looking for mental health services in Ontario, from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Posted: Sep 12, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: Ontario
List of aboriginal mental health services in Ontario created by the Ontario Aboriginal Health Advocacy Initiative (OAHAI).
Posted: Sep 16, 2015
Language: EN
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