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

new Roots Therapy is a collaborative group counselling and wellness practice. Our team of Independent practitioners is 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 into whole self and relationship wellness, 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 graduate 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 graduate training from the Couple and Family Therapy program at the University of Guelph.

our services

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

Our psychotherapists and counsellors are strengths-based, client-centred, and trauma-informed. Our therapists help their clients to better understand themselves in the context of the many relationships and systems that impact their lives, and ultimately work towards greater levels of mental and emotional well-being. Please see our Psychotherapy & Counselling services page for more information on how our counselling team can support you.

Couples' Clinic

The Durham Couples' Clinic 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 and relationship professionals 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

Most members of our counselling team are either Registered Psychotherapists or Qualifying Registered Psychotherapists with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Some members of our counselling team are currently unregistered, as they are either in the process of completing their Master’s degree or are new graduates awaiting registration. To view a full list of our counselling team members and their current credentials, please click the button below.

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 click the link below for more information.

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.