Additional Counselling Support:
For those who are seeking assistance in the decision-making process, or have had an abortion in the past and would like some counselling support, please feel free to contact us for free counselling support.Our counselor: “I am a Registered Psychotherapist with over 16 years experience counselling in the areas of relationship, sexuality, decision making and pregnancy options, post abortion, depression, grief, and anxiety. I offer a non-judgmental and inclusive space to explore your thoughts and feelings about the abortion or your decision-making process. I offer counselling to anyone who is experiencing an unwanted or unwelcome pregnancy or who is making decision about a pregnancy, and anyone who has had an abortion.
You are welcome to come in person or to have a session over the phone. When a client comes to my office or has an over the phone appointment, they can expect to be treated with respect, kindness, and client-centered care. In a session, we may be able explore ways to re frame self blame, ease anxiety, grief and guilt and decrease self harm and internalized stigma or shame. We may discuss some of the difficult life experiences surrounding your decision or the post abortion phase. Social support and expectations for coping will be explored. I may offer some reading resources or referrals for further counselling.
You are welcome to bring one support person to attend the session with you, however the counselling is focused on supporting you. This is service is available for anyone and everyone who is seeking post abortion or pregnancy decision making counselling support. I am a LGBTQI2S positive and friendly counsellor with a reproductive justice framework and approach to counselling.
I look forward to meeting you on the phone or in person.”
Decision/pregnancy options counselling
If you want to talk to someone before you make a decision, you can make an appointment for decision counselling only. Decision counselling is free, with or without an Ontario Health Card.
An experienced, non-judgmental, non-directive counsellor will help you look at your life situation, values, hopes, support system, plans for education, career, relationship, spiritual and religious concerns. She will offer printed resources to read, and exercises to take away with you, to assist in making the decision. The counsellor will make any referrals that interest you, including parenting or adoption supports, legal assistance, etc.
Please see Contact Us for contact information.
Post abortion counselling
Anyone who has had an abortion (at any clinic or hospital) is welcome to come to us for post abortion counselling.
We can offer a maximum of three post abortion counselling sessions.
All post abortion counselling sessions are free, whether or not you have an Ontario Health Card.