#049 – Life in Elmira – Woolwich Counselling Centre with Amanda Wood-Atkinson
Woolwich Counselling Centre provides professional counselling services for individuals, couples and families from all walks of life. They have a very reputable child and youth therapy program, with two specifically equipped child and youth therapy rooms.
Their services specifically cover the rural Townships of Woolwich and Wellesley but extend to those in the Region of Waterloo and beyond.
All of their counsellors have Master’s degrees in Social Work, Psychology and Theology and are registered with the College of Social Work, the Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or the Ontario Association for Counsellors, Consultants, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists.
Their fees are geared to income, based on a sliding fee scale and no one is turned away for inability to pay. Incorporated in 1977 as a registered, non-profit charitable organization they are governed by an elected volunteer Board of Directors.
Services they provide include:
- Individual Counselling for Women,
- Men, Youth and Children
- Couple and Family Therapy
- Child Therapy
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Community Education Programs
- Group Therapy
- School Programs
- Health Connect Counselling Partners
- Family Violence Prevention Programs