Martin Rovers

Martin Rovers, Ph.D.

Martin Rovers, Ph.D.

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Office Hours + Location

Ottawa South (Riverside South)

  • Wednesday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM

Practice Areas

  • Psychologist
  • Individual, Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Family of origin issues and family reconciliation
  • Dealing with aging parents
  • Grief, loss, changes in life
  • Marriage preparation

Professional Memberships

  • Ontario College of Psychologists
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
  • Canadian Psychological Association


There are two reasons why people come into counselling: enough love for self and others or too much pain. Personal learning and growth are courageous acts of people who want to become better people, better partners and and better parents. Growth in counselling requires both a deep knowledge of the human sciences and lots of practice of the required skills: my desire, as a counsellor, is to work with each client to seize the opportunity!!! Seize the day!!!!

Education + Training

  • Ph.D., Counselling Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, 1995
  • Masters of Science, Pastoral Counselling, Loyola College, Baltimore, 1991B.A.,
  • Theology, St. Paul University, Ottawa, 1976B.A.,
  • Sociology and Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, 1971

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