Helen MacKinnon

Helen MacKinnon 

Certified Counsellor
B.A.(Psychology), M.Ed.(Counselling Psychology), C.C.C.

Individual, Couple & Family Counselling
Ages: Adults, Seniors


Helen has a wide range of experience working with individuals, couples, and families who are dealing with a variety of issues including anger, anxiety, aging-related issues, stress, grief, loss, relationship problems, self-esteem, life transitions, and separation & divorce.

She is trained in EMDR therapy and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. She has facilitated mediation services as well as psycho-educational groups related to positive parenting, setting healthy boundaries, and support groups for separated and divorced individuals. 

Helen takes a holistic approach when working with clients and is open to include one’s spiritual beliefs and values in the counselling process.

Helen Mackinnon Counsellor

Helen MacKinnon

Education

B.A. Major-Psychology, Minor-Sociology, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS
Specialized courses in Gerontology, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
M.Ed. Counselling Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL

Certification

Certified Counsellor – Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, #4097
Certified Member of The Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists (ANN)  #17-6192

Professional Membership

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Member of EMDR Canada
Member of EMDR International Association
Member of ICEEFT - Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Training

EMDR Level One and Two completed 2010
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) Externship completed 2011
Gottman Training for Couples Level One and Two completed 2018


Contact:

Email: help@aholdingplace.ca 
Tel: (709) 738-0432