Deborah Brooks


Deborah Brooks

Deborah Brooks
Registered Psychotherapist


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Availability


Currently Not Available

Office Hours + Location

 Downtown office hours:

  • Location: Main Street/Downtown and Online Counselling
  • Monday and Wednesday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm,
  • Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 am – 5:30pm,
  • Friday 10:00 am – 1:00pm

Practice Areas

 

Individual Counselling

  • Substance use and gambling addictions
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • E-Counselling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)
  • Mindfulness
  • Communication issues
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Grief and Loss
  • Palliative Care
  • LGBTQ2+
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • Canine Assisted Counselling

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Education and Training

Additional Training

  • Multidiscipline Certificate in Palliative Care, Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
  • Gentle Yoga Teacher Training, Montreal (2017)
  • Mindfulness Teacher Training, Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic (2017)
  • Graduate course in Psychopathology and Assessment, University of Ottawa (2017)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Ottawa (2017)
  • Complex Trauma, Ottawa (2016)
  • Mindfulness Training with Michael Stone (2016)
  • Problem Gambling 1 and 2, CAMH (2016)
  • Aboriginal Focusing Oriented Therapy, Justice Institute of BC (2016)
  • Conference on Ethics in Mental Health, JEMH, Cobourg, ON (2015)
  • SMART Recovery Training, Online (February 2015)
  • Art Therapy, Level 1 at the Ottawa School of Art (2014)
  • Mindful Self Compassion Training, Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic, Ottawa, ON (2014)
  • Conference on Trauma, Addictions and Other Related Disorders, Richmond, B.C. (2011)
  • Concurrent Disorders and Motivational Training, CAMH, Ottawa, ON, (2011)
  • Training Enhancement in Applied Cessation Counseling and Health (TEACH), Ottawa, ON, (2010)

Philosophy

Therapy is the greatest gift we can give ourselves.  It takes health to want to improve health and quality of life.  Growth and success in therapy require that we  risk looking at patterns and limitations, opening to the possibility that there are other ways to live.

My therapeutic approach is eclectic, starting with unconditional positive regard, using CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and mindfulness skill building to assist in coping with life transitions.

Professional Membership

  • Registered Psychotherapist
  • International Certified Concurrent Disorder ProfessionalCACCF


I am under the consultation / supervision of Dr. Martin Rovers, (mrovers@rogers.com) Ontario Registered Psychologist, for the ongoing development of my professional and ethical learning and for psychological services to my clients. I consult with Dr. Rovers regarding my clients on a regular basis. The receipt you will receive will be in my name, as a Registered Psychotherapist, which is acceptable by many insurance companies (e.g. Sunlife / government, others). If need be, I could issue a receipt in the name of Dr. Martin Rovers, Registered Psychologist, for the counselling services provided by me, a Registered Psychotherapist. It is your responsibility to determine which receipt works for our workplace insurance and benefits.

The regular fee for counselling is $160 (plus HST).

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Counsellor Name

Name of Counsellor

Deborah Brooks

Office Hours

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm,

Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 am – 5:30pm,

Friday 10:00 am – 1:00pm

Location

Location

In Office (Main Street) and Online Counselling

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