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The Benefits of Counselling with Intern Counsellors

individual in counselling with intern ottawaAre you looking for affordable counselling in the Ottawa area?

Capital Choice Counselling Group will be welcoming Intern Counsellors to join the local Ottawa network. 

Our intern counsellors are supervised by registered psychotherapists and psychologists to ensure clients are still receiving the best counselling they can get in Ottawa. 

At Capital Choice Counselling, we have a vast network of expert counsellors that are well-versed in many varieties of therapy. These experts will be sharing their knowledge and expertise with our intern counsellors. 

As of May 1st, 2021 clients will be able to begin their counselling sessions with our intern counsellors.

The benefits of counselling with intern counsellors

The benefits of counselling with intern counsellors include affordability, energy & training, supervision, and client load.

More affordable counselling

Counselling services with our intern counsellors will be offered at a reduced rate of $75 per one counselling hour. 

The regular fee for counselling services is set at $150 per one counselling hour. Capital Choice Counselling also offers a pricing scale for low-income clients that can also be applied to intern counselling sessions. 

With our intern counsellors, our goal is to provide more affordable counsellors for the Ottawa area. 

Energy & Up-to-date Training 

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Intern counsellors are at the beginning of their career and are looking to pour all their energy into working with clients. 

They are actively studying and learning about new developments in counselling methods. Everything they are learning is fresh in their mind. 

Therapy and psychotherapy methods are continuing to evolve. Intern counsellor will be open-minded and focus on using evidence-based approaches that they know will be effective.    

Supervised by Seasoned Professionals

All of the intern counsellors will be working closely with a registered Psychotherapist and Psychologist. 

They will be actively sharing their knowledge with the intern counsellors in order to help them provide clients with the best counselling in the Ottawa area. It will be as though clients are getting two counsellors for half the price they would be paying for one. 

Capital Choice Counselling is a network of experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate counselling professionals whose goal is to provide more accessible and affordable counselling services. This means that the intern counsellors will have a reliable network to work with to help clients.    

Smaller Client Load 

Intern counsellors won’t have as heavy of a client load that registered therapists might. 

This means that they will have more time to focus on planning sessions and activities that are focused on helping a client’s specific case. Ultimately this results in a more personalized and 

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flexible experience for clients.

Clients looking for affordable counselling services in Ottawa should consider setting up an appointment with one of our intern counsellors. Capital Choice Counselling interns will be providing counselling services to individuals, couples and families. 

Contact us today to book an appointment or learn more about our intern counsellors.

The Key Areas of Counselling:

Capital Choice Counselling has a wide range of expertise and counselling services to provide to the Ottawa area.

The key areas of counselling include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression Counselling
  • Anxiety Counselling
  • Couple’s therapy


… among others.

CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

CBT is a popular and successful mental health treatment method. 

This type of counselling focuses on identifying problematic thoughts and behaviours and modifying them for the better. It places emphasis on maintaining healthy well-being in the future and not just on the current problems. 

CBT is a good way of addressing various issues such as:

  • Eating disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Other mental health issues

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It can also have a positive long-term impact on a person. 

Our intern counsellors will be providing CBT to clients in Ottawa as of May 1st, 2021. If you are interested in learning more about affordable counselling for CBT contact us today!

Depression Counselling

Depression counselling is a leading method that helps clients address underlying issues related to this disorder.

Many factors can contribute to the development of depression and if left untreated can become a very serious issue. Stressors are key factors that contribute to depression. Depression counselling can help with stress management and help target negative thoughts and behaviours. 

Our counsellors provide our clients with ways to encourage positivity and beneficial behaviour that lead to a healthy way of dealing with depression. It is a proven and effective method of lowering the chances of relapse as a result of the coping mechanisms that clients learn from counselling. 

Our helpful and empathetic intern counsellors will be providing affordable counselling services while supervised by registered psychotherapists and psychologists. 

Contact us today for more information and to book a session for depression counselling in Ottawa. 

Anxiety Counselling

Anxiety is one of the most common mental and emotional health issues present today. 

Severe cases can get in the way of everyday life. Anxiety counselling is an effective method of managing and addressing the source of their anxiety.

Anxiety disorders can present themselves in a variety of ways such as:

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorders
  • Phobias. 


Intern counsellors will be working closely with registered counselling professionals in our network who have experience in therapy and psychotherapy methods related to anxiety disorders. 

If you are interested in booking a session with an intern counsellor contact us today! 

Couple’s Counselling

couple in couples's counselling OttawaCouple’s therapy aims to provide couple’s with counselling to help them understand each other better

Especially when coping with difficult times it is nothing to be ashamed of to need more help. Couple’s counselling has been around for a while, with new methods being designed every now and then. 

Types of couple’s counselling and therapy include:


Couple’s counselling aims to help clients become strong as a couple. 

Couple’s counselling will be available through our intern counsellors. If you are interested in learning more about affordable counselling services for couples, contact us today!

Affordable Counselling & Therapy in Ottawa

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Capital Choice Counselling’s goal is to provide more affordable counsellors for therapy and psychotherapy. As of May 1st, 2021, our intern counsellors will begin to provide counselling services to the Ottawa area. 

Fill out the form on our  “Fees & Payment Options” to find an intern counsellor that best suits your needs.