Adoption, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Anxiety, Behavioural Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Chronic Pain, Codependency, Coping Skills, Criminality, Depression …more.
Adoption, Communication, Codependency,
Coping Skills, Criminality, Mental Health, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Addictions, Family Conflict, Grief, Parenting, Blended Families, Sexual/Intimacy Issues …more.
Adoption, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Chronic Pain, Codependency, Coping Skills, Criminality, Depression …more.
Striving to give and maintain the best communication within sessions, and within external services as well. Using proper communication is important to create changes necessary for the healing process.
Having completed a Masters at Wilfrid Laurier University, and being M.S.W., R.S.W. registered is important for you. With these registrations, it ensures all sessions and practices are regulated and updated to the current structures. This also ensures that you are getting the best service!
Art Therapy, Attachment-Based, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR, Eclectic, Emotion Focus Therapy, Family/Marital, Humanistic, Mindfulness Based (MBCT), Narrative, Trauma Focused.
Here to boost your daily living experience, help you through tough times, and give you the strength to move forward from hardship of the past, and present. With professional skills, we are able to help many stresses in your life.
Laura Dowler is the Executive Director and owner of Grand River Counselling. She began her private practise in 2012 after working with a variety of client populations such as community services (sexual assault, domestic violence, criminality, mental health), correctional settings and children’s mental health.
Laura Dowler has a Master of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and the Ontario Association of Social Workers. In addition, Laura has a Honours B.A. in Criminology and a Diploma in Police Foundations.
Laura specializes in working with trauma, mental health, and relationship issues. Laura has a special interest in working with First Responders, male survivors of sexual abuse, victims of narcissistic relationships and complex mental health issues.
Laura uses Trauma-Informed Treatment and Trauma Therapy utilizing approaches such as EMDR, Attachment-Focused Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy and Mindfulness Meditation.