Island Therapy and Counselling - Leah MacInnes

How I Can Help

I provide family, couple and individual counselling and therapy. The following is a brief summary of some of the issues that I have helped clients work through:
Relationships
Substance Abuse And Other Addictions
Stress, Anxiety and Depression
Chronic Illness
Grief & Loss
Recovery From Childhood Trauma
Personal Growth

Relationships
  • Relationship enhancement (bringing understanding, closeness & passion into your relationship)
  • Improving communication
  • Resolving conflict
  • Recovery from affairs
  • Adjustment to separation/divorce
  • Strengthening remarried & blended families
  • Effective parenting
  • Resolving parent-teen conflict
  • Working on your relationship alone
Substance Abuse and Other Addictions
  • Prescription drugs
  • Street drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Gambling
  • Food
  • Sex
  • Internet/pornography
  • Spending
  • Concerns about another's involvement with alcohol, drugs and other addictions.
  • Adult children who have grown up with addiction.
  • Prevention of addiction
Stress, Anxiety and Depression
  • Workplace stress/burnout
  • Trouble focussing/difficulty concentrating
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Loss of energy
  • Appetite or weight changes
  • Anxiety or panic attacks
  • Depression
  • Inappropriate or uncontrollable anger
  • Feelings of hopelessness and/or helplessness
  • Loss of meaning
  • Suicidal thoughts or feelings
  • Self-destructive behaviours
  • Stress management
Chronic Illness
  • Adapting to loss of function or disability
  • Working through feelings of anger, sadness and loss
  • Continuing to work after illness or disability
  • Caregiver stress and burnout
Grief & Loss
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Loss of a job
  • Lifecycle transitions
Recovery From Trauma
  • Emotional/psychological abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Physical assault or rape
Personal Growth
  • Personal fulfilment
  • Improving self esteem
  • Building assertiveness
  • Increasing self-confidence
  • Managing emotions
  • Dealing with loneliness
  • Changing old patterns & habits
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221-560 Johnson Street, Victoria BC
(250) 686-6207
American Association For Marriage and Family Therapy