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John Flesher

John Flesher

B.Sc. C.J., B. Sc., Sociology, M.A., Registered Psychotherapist

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John Flesher practices psychotherapy in Sarnia, Ontario under the supervision of a Registered Psychologist or Registered Psychological Associate who are members of the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

John has a Masters Degree in Counselling and Bachelor of Science Degrees in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement and Sociology.

John offers counselling and psychotherapy services to individuals and couples. John works collaboratively with clients to identify their strengths, apply them to improve their functioning and build resilience to improve their overall health and happiness.

John’s areas of interest include:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • occupational stress injuries
  • parenting
  • anger
  • grief and loss
  • relationships
  • workplace stress
  • work and family balance
  • transitions into higher learning, employment and retirement
  • personal and post-traumatic growth

John brings 30 years of front-line law enforcement experience and the passion for working with first responders and all those with trauma exposure, including family of origin, motor vehicle collisions or workplace and occupational stress injuries. John works from a client-centered, strength-based and solution-focused approach to promote incremental progress and growth with clients. John also provides the additional perspectives gained as a husband, father of two adult children and grandfather of five. John also uses an integrative approach, using practical resources, visual illustrations, humour and motorcycle therapy to meet the clients where they are.

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Therapist Information

Offers Online Counselling

Offers In-Person Counselling

Age Groups Served

Late Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults/Seniors, Couples

Languages Spoken


Counsellor's Gender


Therapist Type

Registered Psychotherapist

Conditions Treated

Somatic Symptoms, Dementia - caregiver, Assertiveness, Parenting, Relaxation, Relationship Problems, Retirement, Social Skills Development, Spiritual/Religion, Chronic Fatigue / Fibromyalgia, Self-Esteem and Identity Issues, Issues related to being in conflict with the law, Moral Injury, Occupational Stress Injury, Sanctuary Trauma, ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bullying - Workplace, Chronic Illness, Depression, Divorce & Separation, Grief & Bereavement, Panic Attacks, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Stress Management

Therapeutic Approaches

Strengths-Based, Anger Solutions, Body Centered Therapy, Choice Theory, Christian Counselling, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Communication, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Distance Counselling, Eclectic, Existential/Humanistic, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Harm Reduction Therapy, Holistic, Humanistic, Inner Child, Integrative, Interpersonal Relationships, Long Term Therapy, Mindfulness-Based CBT, Narrative, Person-Centred, Problem Solving Therapy, Reality, Relational, Short Term Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Somatic Strategies, Systems Oriented, The Grief Recovery Method®, Trauma-Focused

Communities Served

People with Disabilities, First Responders and Emergency Personnel


265 Front Street, North
Sarnia, ON
N7T 7X1

  • 265 Front Street, North
    Sarnia, ON
    N7T 7X1

    Day and Evening

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