Therapeutic Approaches

Therapeutic Approaches

Choosing which therapeutic approach is right for you will be something you and your counsellor will do together, however if you are interested in a specific approach, we encourage you to express your interest.

The collaborative decision regarding which approach fits best for you will take into consideration the symptoms you’re experiencing, your strengths and goals, as well as evidence regarding therapeutic effectiveness and/or contraindications for different issues. Often an integrative approach, that uses elements of the different approaches, is used to support you in achieving your personal goals.

Take a look below at the different approaches.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

At Sentience Counselling Services, we specialize in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), an evidence-based treatment that aids in altering unhelpful thought patterns affecting your behaviour and emotions. This short-term, focused approach assists in distinguishing between beliefs, thoughts

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Embrace healing with internal family systems (IFS) therapy at Sentience Counselling Services. Our evidence-based approach provides a non-pathologizing, hopeful framework to address a wide range of emotional challenges. We guide you through a journey of self-discovery, helping you access an

Mindfulness-Based Therapy

At Sentience Counselling Services, we embrace mindfulness, a practice rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions, as a transformative way of life that fosters a heightened state of awareness and presence. Mindfulness encourages a non-judgmental awareness of the mind and body, helping individual

Somatic EMDR

At Sentience Counselling Services, we offer Somatic EMDR therapy, an evidence-based treatment that aids in reducing the intensity of the distress we feel associated with a traumatic experience. Somatic EMDR combines the principles of somatic therapies, such as somatic experiencing (SE) wit

Couples Therapy: The Gottman Method

Gottman Method Couples Therapy is a research-based approach designed to help couples strengthen their relationships. It focuses on improving communication, increasing intimacy, and resolving conflicts. The therapy is grounded in the "Sound Relationship House Theory," which outlines the com

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