What makes life worth living? Arguably it is the relationships we form and experience. From birth onwards we communicate and interact with the world around us. The most vital of these experiences is our relationships with other human beings. These relationships shape who we become, our thinking process and our behaviour.
Whether in the workplace, in our homes or in any other setting, when problems in relationships develop and a resolution is difficult to find, it can seriously disrupt our lives, our ability to function normally and create ill health and even progress to a disease state.
For many reasons, pride, fear, denial, shame, we do not seek professional help with relationship problems or we do so when the situation has progressed further than it should have. Do not let this happen to you. There is someone you can talk to, who will listen and help, the individual and relationship therapist at Morgan Chiropractic & Wellness.
Jennifer Cassimy, MSW, RSW, Social Worker
Jennifer Cassimy is a registered social worker, mediator and consultant who has extensive experience working with children, youth and families since 1997. She is passionate about empowering people to face and work through life’s challenges. Jennifer believes people are resilient and therefore capable of growth, change and healing.
She uses multiple modalities in her practice including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focus Brief Therapy (SFBT), family, motivational and narrative therapies to empower clients to develop strategies to meet their unique goals and bring about positive changes. Jennifer has helped many clients successfully address issues of grief and loss, anxiety, depression, employment issues, family conflict, trauma, relationship concerns and stress. Jennifer enjoys working with clients to help them achieve their identified goals.
An individual and relationship therapist provides a variety of services including but not limited to:
- individual counselling; helps individuals deal with challenges in emotional, interpersonal, educational, work, and spiritual areas of life;
- couple & family counselling; helps establish and maintain open and effective communication, resolve conflicts, and foster personal growth in relationships, as well as to provide training in children's behaviour modification and in general parenting skills; and
- marriage preparation counselling; (Individuals & Couples) and seminars (groups), focuses on the reality of marriage, primarily on issues that arise from differences in family background, personality, individual goals and expectations. Communication and conflict resolution are also major components of this exercise. As a result, couples are given the opportunity to go into marriage with their eyes – as well as their hearts – wide open.
Each person or situation is different from all others, and how much counselling is required depends on the particular circumstances.
Only if counselling is provided by a physician or a psychiatrist.
Some benefits packages do and some don’t. You need to check with your HR person.
Neither. The counsellor has a graduate degree in Counselling Psychology and specialist training in Marriage & Family Therapy.