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Meet Our Team 

Our therapists provide In-Person, Phone and Video

Psychotherapy and Social Work Services.

Need help booking your appointment?

Contact us at 905-321-0550.

STEVE ABMA

Director / Registered Psychotherapist

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Steve is the founder and clinical director at Abma Counselling.

He is passionate about helping people make positive changes that bring more joy and fulfilment to their lives.

 

He is also committed to creating a sustainable, inspiring and supportive group practice for Psychotherapists and Social Workers in Niagara.

Learn about our team and book your appointment online using the links below.

Our Team

We've spent over a decade building a diverse, skilled and dedicated team of Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Social Workers,with each therapist having their own training, specialties and approach to therapy.

Except where noted, each therapist provides in-person, phone and video appointments.

Reduced Fee Counselling

For those with limited financial resources or without employee benefits,

we also provide lower-fee counselling through our graduate student internship program. 

Supervised by experienced clinicians, our masters-level practicum students provide counselling for children, adults and couples.

Our Clinicians

Therapists Accepting Clients

The following therapists are accepting clients and have no waitlist. To book your appointment now, select "Book With" in the therapist's profile. To connect with our client care team before booking, call or text us at 905-321-0550.

Madhav Khurana  MSW, RSW

Adults and Youth (Aged 14+)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

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Anxiety, OCD, Depression

Stress and Trauma Recovery

ADHD

Self-Harm

Crisis Intervention

Rita Vescio  MA, RP

Adults and Teens (16+) 

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Narrative Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Emotion Regulation

Anxiety & Depression

Trauma 

Stress Management

Nina Wallace  MSW, RSW

Adults, Families and Children  (Aged 7+)

EMDR Trauma Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

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Trauma Recovery

Anxiety and Depression

Emotion Regulation

Self-Esteem

Stress Reduction Strategies

Nina Inclima  MA, RP (Q)

Adults, Families and Children  (Aged 6+)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Family and Play Therapy

Solution-Focused Therapy

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Anxiety & Depression

Emotion Regulation

Relationship Trauma

School-Related Challenges

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Couples

Gottman Method

Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Improving Communication

Restoring Intimacy

Affair Recovery

Fostering Security and Safety

Anita Thompson  MSW, RSW

Adults, Families and Children  (Aged 5+)

Play Therapy, Family Therapy

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Exposure and Desensitization 

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Emotion Regulation

Anxiety & Depression

Self-Harm, Self-Esteem

Childhood Trauma

School-Related Challenges

Nicole Postma  MSW, RSW

Adults (Aged 18+)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Body-Based Trauma Recovery

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Anxiety, Depression

Trauma 

Stress and Worry

Health Issues

Crisis Intervention

Taylor Dickau  MA, RP (Q)

Adults, Teens (Aged 16+), Emerging Adults

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy

Solution-Focused Therapy

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Anxiety and Depression

Relationship Challenges

Emotion Regulation

Navigating Adulthood

Natasha Milana  MA, RP (Q)

Adults, Families and Children  (Aged 6+)

Trauma-Informed Approach

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Play Therapy

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Anxiety & Depression

Trauma

Emotional Regulation

Bullying and Self-Esteem

Annelise Buma-Wiens  Student Intern

Adults (Aged 18+)

Emotion Focused Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Anxiety and Depression

Women's Self-Esteem

Grief and Loss

Relationship Concerns

Our Interns

Reduced Fees With Student Interns

For those with limited financial resources or without employee benefits,

we also provide lower-fee counselling through our graduate student internship program. 

Annelise Buma-Wiens

Available May-Dec 2023

Couples, Adults (Aged 18+)

Emotion Focused Couples Therapy

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Anxiety, Stress and Depression

Relationship Challenges

Grief and Loss

Justine Mogford

Available September 2023 - April 2024

Couples, Adults, Teenagers 

Gottman Method Couples Therapy

Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Perinatal Counselling

Depression, Stress, Anxiety

Couples Counselling

Therapists With Waitlists

The following therapists are accepting clients for waiting lists. To join a waitlist or arrange an appointment with another clinician, call or text our client care team at 905-321-0550.

Meet Robert Long

ROBERT LONG

MSW, RSW

Niagara psychotherapist for anxiety, marriage counselling

CLIENT FOCUS

THERAPY APPROACH

  • Couples

  • Adults

  • Parents/Caregivers and Families

  • Couples Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Family Therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

SPECIALTIES

  • Relationships

  • Men's Issues

  • Anxiety & Depression

  • Highly Sensitive People

Call or text 905-321-0550 to be placed on a waitlist or booked with another available therapist.

TAYLOR THOMPSON

CLIENT FOCUS

THERAPY APPROACH

MA, RP (Q)

  • Adults

  • Teens and Children (Aged 5+)​

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy 

  • Solution Focused Therapy

  • Integrative Trauma and Attachment Treatment

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SPECIALTIES

  • Trauma 

  • Anxiety & Depression

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Grief 

  • Sports & Performance Anxiety

  • Attachment Challenges

Booking Current Clients Only

Call or text 905-321-0550 to be placed on a waitlist or booked with another available therapist.

RUTH NIXON

MA, RP

* Video and Phone Appointments Only

CLIENT FOCUS

THERAPY APPROACH

  • Adults (aged 18+)

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Interpersonal Therapy

  • EMDR for Trauma

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SPECIALTIES

  • First Responders and their Families

  • Trauma, PTSD, Complex-PTSD

  • Sexual & Domestic Violence

  • Anxiety & Depression

  • Grief

  • Stress Management

Booking Current Clients Only

Call or text 905-321-0550 to be placed on a waitlist or booked with another available therapist.

Not Sure Who To Book With?

Meet Dee at Abma Counselling

Dee, our Client Care Manager, is available to help you find the right therapist.

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We understand every situation is unique. Finding someone who can trust is important and we’re here to make that happen.

To get connected with a therapist, or to learn more about our services, contact our our office by phone/text or email.

Proudly Members Of

Niagara Counselling Anxiety Stress Depression Relationships CCPA
Niagara Counselling Stress Anxiety Depression Relationships Social Work
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Niagara Counselling Stress Anxiety Depression Relationships College of Pscychotherapists Ontario
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We strive to provide the highest quality services possible. 

Our therapists are members of organizations that regulate our profession

and promote professional development opportunities.

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