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Gender identity refers to the basic sense of self as being either male or female. Gender dysphoria is when someone is unhappy about their gender. Gender identity disorder is a condition where a person has been assigned one gender (on the basis of their sex), but perceives himself or herself as belonging to another gender.

Counselling and Therapy

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H.O.P.E Healing Opportunities for People Everywhere. We offer therapy to clients who do not have insurance or means to pay for counselling. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counselling Services for individuals
192 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS, B3Z 1M9 Map
902-707-4414
Area Served: Nova Scotia
10 years and up
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Mental health and addictions service for children and youth up to 19th birthday. Please call 902.464.4110 or toll free 1.855.635.4110 Community Mental ... more
NS, Canada
902-464-4110
Up to 19 years
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
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A online directory of qualified therapists in who offer Reduced Rate and Sliding Scale services in Canada. Serving Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and beyond. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counsellors and Therapists are available if you are looking for some support with feelings of isolation, loss, strained relationships, work challenges, addictions, or anything else. Please reach out if you need someone to talk to.
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Natasha LeBlanc Counselling & Social Work
329 George Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 1J7 Map
902-562-7421
Area Served: Eastern Nova Scotia
19 years and up
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35 Bloom Lane, Bedford, NS, B4B 2E6 Map
902-412-1557
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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James Owen Dubé: Therapy, Assessment, & Consulting
5435 Portland Place, Halifax, NS, B3K 1A2 Map
902-471-3404
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Youthentic Counselling
1550 Bedford Highway, Bedford, NS, B4A 1E6 Map
902-536-1918
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Home Grown Occupational Therapy
23 23 Clayton Park Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 1L4
902-809-0300
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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5595 Fenwick Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 4M2 Map
902-421-7514
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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Good Grief Halifax
2369 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 4B7 Map
902-445-4100
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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1526 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS, B3J 3K3 Map
902-932-8428
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Creating Your Balance Counselling Therapy
5 Rose Way, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 4L9
902-420-6934
Areas Served: Central Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia
All ages
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Amanda Henry Counselling
5991 Spring Garden, Halifax, NS, B3H 1Y6 Map
902-423-1935
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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2920 Kingsview Blvd SE, Airdrie, AB, T4A 0A9
403-899-3223
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Intentional Outcomes Counselling
84 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, NS, B3S 1A2 Map
902-445-3800
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
19 years and up
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44-46 Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2T 1V1 Map
902-461-8133
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
4 years and up
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Tin Drum Therapy
1480 Carlton St., Halifax, NS, B3H 3B7 Map
902-702-3680
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Unknown
18 years and up
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192 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS, B3Z 1M9 Map
226-455-1434
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Unknown
All ages
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Red Fox Counselling
397 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS, B3M 2L3 Map
782-641-4141
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
12 years and up
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255 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 4G2 Map
902-454-6166
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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Changing Steps
40 Water Street., Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 Map
902-301-9192
Area Served: Northern Nova Scotia
All ages
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Day treatment programs

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Mental health and addictions service for children and youth up to 19th birthday. Please call 902.464.4110 or toll free 1.855.635.4110 Community Mental ... more
NS, Canada
902-464-4110
Up to 19 years
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
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Drop-in centres

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Housing and Home Supports

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
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The Self-Help Connection (SHC) is a registered charitable organization established in 1987 to assist Nova Scotians to take control of their health by ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
SHC is funded through the province of Nova Scotia and is able to provide programming without a fee for those who are unable to pay. All programming offered is online due to COVID
73 Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2W 3Y6 Map
902-466-2011
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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Working to stop bullying, discrimination and homophobia in schools and communities in Canada, and abroad. Through workshops, presentations, conferences, and by ... more
440 Albert St., Ottawa, ON, K1R 5B5 Map
613-400-1875
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders. As an international multidisciplinary professional ... more
1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN, 55454 Map
Area Served: World
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Home Grown Occupational Therapy
23 23 Clayton Park Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 1L4
902-809-0300
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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Changing Steps
40 Water Street., Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 Map
902-301-9192
Area Served: Northern Nova Scotia
All ages
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Community Health and Resource Centres

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
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A online directory of qualified therapists in who offer Reduced Rate and Sliding Scale services in Canada. Serving Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and beyond. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counsellors and Therapists are available if you are looking for some support with feelings of isolation, loss, strained relationships, work challenges, addictions, or anything else. Please reach out if you need someone to talk to.
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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General Community Mental Health Services

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
Add to Info Cart
A online directory of qualified therapists in who offer Reduced Rate and Sliding Scale services in Canada. Serving Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and beyond. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counsellors and Therapists are available if you are looking for some support with feelings of isolation, loss, strained relationships, work challenges, addictions, or anything else. Please reach out if you need someone to talk to.
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

James Owen Dubé: Therapy, Assessment, & Consulting
5435 Portland Place, Halifax, NS, B3K 1A2 Map
902-471-3404
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Creating Your Balance Counselling Therapy
5 Rose Way, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 4L9
902-420-6934
Areas Served: Central Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia
All ages
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

The Canadian Art Therapy Association is a voluntary association of art therapists in Canada. To be identified as an art therapist in Canada and the United ... more
Parksville, BC, V9P 2G7 Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Looking for a psychologist? The Canadian Register of Health ServicePsychologists (CRHSP) has a national directory of qualified psychology providers. more
72 Saint-Raymond Blvd, Gatineau, QC, J8Y 1S2 Map
819-771-1441
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only bilingual phone and on-line counselling service for youth. It’s free, anonymous and confidential. Professional ... more
439 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Y8 Map
416-586-5437
Area Served: Canada
5 - 20 years
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Non-profit association that seeks to transform the mental health sector to be an inclusive society where people achieve full social inclusion. Promotes ... more
140 Holland Street West, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2Y5 Map
1-866-655-8548
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life of people with physical, emotional, and social challenges through partnerships with companion and service animals. more
1010 Polytek St, Ottawa, ON, K1J 9H9 Map
1-888-473-7027
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

1278 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS, B4A 1C7 Map
902-832-0830
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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5445 St. Margaret's Bay Rd., Tantallon, NS, B3Z 2H9 Map
902-826-2390
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Being Well Nursing
Halifax, NS
902-222-5334
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Catchment: Nova Scotia
This is a directory of all self-help groups in Nova Scotia.
Posted: May 31, 2012
Language: EN
Catchment: Nova Scotia
Comprehensive guide to mental health for families along with listings of resources in Nova Scotia. Produced by Community Mental Health together with the Healthy Minds Cooperative and family members of people living with mental illness.
Posted: Jul 7, 2013
Language: EN
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