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 Melissa Kroonenberg (RP, RMFT) & Corinne Carter (RP, RMFT), Co-Founders of New Roots Therapy

Melissa Kroonenberg (RP, RMFT) & Corinne Carter (RP, RMFT), Co-Founders of New Roots Therapy

New Roots Therapy was founded in 2010 by Corinne Carter and Melissa Kroonenberg. Corinne and Melissa first met at the University of Guelph while completing their Master’s degrees in Couple and Family Therapy. Since planting our roots in 2010, New Roots Therapy has grown into a flourishing multi-disciplinary counselling and wellness clinic in downtown Whitby, Ontario.

Our team of counselling and wellness professionals is wholeheartedly dedicated to caring for your mind, body, spirit, and relationships by helping you…

  • Deepen relationships and strengthen emotional bonds

  • Connect with your authentic self and uncover your life path

  • Learn to express emotions healthfully 

  • Improve communication skills

  • Change your relationship with depression, anxiety, and stress

  • Practice forgiveness for yourself and others

  • Improve your physical health and energy levels

  • Heal old wounds and fears that are keeping you from living the life you desire

…and so much more. If you want to breathe a little easier each day, build stronger connections in your most important relationships, and live courageously, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our Client Care Team would love to connect with you about how we can best meet your needs.

Life is a succession of crises and moments when we have to rediscover who we are and what we really want.
— Jean Vanier