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

We are a team of counselling and wellness professionals dedicated to Helping you…

  • Deepen relationships and strengthen emotional bonds

  • Connect with your authentic self and sense of purpose

  • 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’re ready to grow courageously towards a more fulfilling life and relationships, contact our Client Care Team today to discuss how we can best support you.

Melissa Kroonenberg & Corinne Carter, Registered Psychotherapists, Relationship Therapists, & Clinic Co-Founders. Corinne & Melissa received their training from the Couple and Family Therapy program at the University of Guelph.

Melissa Kroonenberg & Corinne Carter, Registered Psychotherapists, Relationship Therapists, & Clinic Co-Founders. Corinne & Melissa received their training from the Couple and Family Therapy program at the University of Guelph.

our services

1. Psychotherapy & Counselling for Individuals, Couples, & Families

Our therapists understand that problems do not exist within a vacuum.  We help our clients to better understand themselves in the context of their relationships and work towards greater levels of emotional well-being by exploring the many relationships and systems that impact their lives. Please see our Psychotherapy & Counselling services page for more information on the types of concerns that we can help you with.

Couples' Clinic

As part of our relational focus, we also run the Durham Couples' Clinic, which is a specialized branch of New Roots Therapy offering relationship therapy, programs, and workshops specifically tailored to couples.  Our couple's therapists are mental health professionals and relationship specialists with specific education, training, skills, and experience for working with couples.  Click the button below for more information on the Durham Couples' Clinic.

Online Therapy

Individual and couple's therapy sessions are offered both in-person and online.  Online therapy can be a great fit for those clients who are struggling to fit appointments into a busy schedule, as well as clients who prefer a more discrete way to access therapy services. Click the button below for more information on Online Therapy.

Credentials

All of our therapists are members of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario; our co-founders are also members of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).  Click below to learn more about our team.

Master’s Level Training Counsellors

We provide practicum placement opportunities for Master's level students completing their degree in a counselling program.  Our Master’s Level Training Counsellors are available to see clients at a reduced rate under the supervision of our clinic co-founders and team psychologists.

2. Behaviour Services for Children, Youth, & Families

Our behaviour services team supports children, adolescents, and families who are experiencing behavioural challenges at home, school, or in the community.  Please see our Behaviour Services page for more information on the types of concerns that our behaviour specialists can support.

3. Naturopathic Services

Our Naturopathic Doctor supports children and adults of all ages and stages of health with a wide range of concerns, including: mental health (anxiety, depression, stress, etc.) digestive health, skin concerns, hormone-related concerns, chronic pain, weight loss and optimizing health, etc.  Many clients choose to work with one of the therapists on our counselling team in combination with our Naturopathic Doctor; however, you may choose to receive naturopathic services on their own.  Please see our Naturopathic Services page for more information.